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There are 3 ways to get from Basel to Villingen-Schwenningen by train, bus or car

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Train  •  2 h 26 min

  1. Take the train from Basel Bad Bf to Singen(Hohentwiel) Ire
  2. Take the train from Singen(Hohentwiel) to Villingen(Schwarzw) Re

$52 - $78

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Bus  •  3 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from Basel, Basel central station to Freiburg 299 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Freiburg to Villingen-Schwenningen 101

$8 - $15

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Drive  •  1 h 39 min

  1. Drive from Basel to Villingen-Schwenningen 79.9 miles

$16 - $25

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The cheapest way to get from Basel to Villingen-Schwenningen is to bus which costs SFr 8 - SFr 15 and takes 3 h 30 min.

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The quickest way to get from Basel to Villingen-Schwenningen is to drive which costs SFr 16 - SFr 25 and takes 1 h 39 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Basel station to Villingen-Schwenningen. However, there are services departing from Basel, Basel central station and arriving at Villingen-Schwenningen via Freiburg. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 30 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Basel to Villingen-Schwenningen. However, there are services departing from Basel Bad Bf and arriving at Villingen(Schwarzw) via Singen(Hohentwiel). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 26 min.

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The distance between Basel and Villingen-Schwenningen is 89 km. The road distance is 127.9 km.

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The best way to get from Basel to Villingen-Schwenningen without a car is to train which takes 2 h 26 min and costs SFr 50 - SFr 80.

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It takes approximately 2 h 26 min to get from Basel to Villingen-Schwenningen, including transfers.

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Basel to Villingen-Schwenningen bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Basel, Basel central station.

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Basel to Villingen-Schwenningen train services, operated by Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS), depart from Basel Bad Bf station.

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The best way to get from Basel to Villingen-Schwenningen is to train which takes 2 h 26 min and costs SFr 50 - SFr 80. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs SFr 8 - SFr 15 and takes 3 h 30 min.

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Map of how to get from Basel to Villingen-Schwenningen.
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  • Distance: 55.4 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 26 min

What companies run services between Basel, Switzerland and Villingen-Schwenningen, Germany?

You can take a train from Basel to Villingen-Schwenningen via Singen(Hohentwiel) in around 2 h 26 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Basel to Villingen-Schwenningen via Freiburg in around 3 h 30 min.

Train operators
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)

The national railway company of Switzerland, Swiss Railways operates trains throughout the country and adjacent European nations including Germany, France, Italy and Austria. Tickets are sold in two classes - First and Second - with most long-distance trains offering a bistro car serving beverages and snacks. Individual tickets can be bought easily at stands, while a variety of travel passes are on offer to suit different travel needs. Swiss Railways codeshares with American Airlines and Swiss International Air Lines out of Zurich International Airport.

Contact Details
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Basel Bad Bf to Singen(Hohentwiel)
Ave. Duration
1 h 14 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Deutsche Bahn

Deutsche Bahn is the German railway company, and the largest railway operator and infrastructure owner in Europe. Based in Berlin, Deutsche Bahn was founded in 1994, and offers many different types of rail transportation including ICE or Intercity-Express for high-speed services between major cities and regions, IC (InterCity) for long-distance trains, RE (Regional Express) trains that connect regions and cities, and the S-Bahn rapid transit service. There are two main tickets on offer: the Flexpreis that has full flexibility, and the Sparpreis which is the cheaper, advanced fare.

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Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Singen(Hohentwiel) to Villingen(Schwarzw)
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$20 - $29
Website
bahn.de
Bus operators
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves over 1400 destinations, in 26 countries including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands, Croatia, Spain, and across Scandinavia and central and eastern Europe. Founded in 2012, Flixbus’ extensive network connects cities with approximately 200,000 trips, with buses often departing every 30 minutes. One of the most affordable ways to get around Europe (and expanding soon into the US), a Flixbus journey is cost-effective, well-connected, comfortable and safe.

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Basel, Basel central station to Freiburg
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Freiburg to Villingen-Schwenningen
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$4 - $8
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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Basel to Villingen-Schwenningen bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Villingen-Schwenningen station.

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Basel to Villingen-Schwenningen train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn, arrive at Villingen(Schwarzw) station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Basel to Villingen-Schwenningen is 128 km. It takes approximately 1 h 39 min to drive from Basel to Villingen-Schwenningen.

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