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There are 6 ways to get from Basel to Weil am Rhein by train, bus, tram, car or foot

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Train  •  13 min

  1. Take the train from Basel Sbb to Weil Am Rhein Re / ...

30€ - 45€

Cheapest option

Bus  •  15 min

  1. Take the bus from Basel Claraplatz to Weil am Rhein Turmstraße 55-E / ...

2€ - 3€

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Tram  •  20 min

  1. Take the tram from Basel, Schifflaende to Weil am Rhein, Bahnhof/Zentrum 1851 / ...

2€ - 4€

Line 6 tram, bus  •  44 min

  1. Take the line 6 tram from Basel, Allschwilerplatz to Basel, Badischer Bahnhof 6
  2. Take the bus from Basel Badischer Bahnhof to Weil am Rhein Turmstraße 55-E / ...

3€ - 6€

Drive  •  10 min

  1. Drive from Basel to Weil am Rhein 7.5 km

1€ - 2€

Walk  •  1h 20m

  1. Walk from Basel to Weil am Rhein 6.7 km

Basel to Weil am Rhein by train

The train journey time between Basel and Weil am Rhein is around 14 min and covers a distance of around 7 km. The fastest train normally takes 11 min. Operated by Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS) and Deutsche Bahn Intercity, the Basel to Weil am Rhein train service departs from Basel Sbb and arrives in Weil Am Rhein. Typically 28 trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Basel to Weil am Rhein train schedules

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  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 2 days before arrival for all travellers by air
  • A negative result for COVID-19 is a condition to end the quarantine obligation earlier. It is tested in quarantine on day 5
  • The exact quarantine requirements depend on the regulations in each federal state
  • Pre-arrival health declaration
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required
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No, entry into Germany from Switzerland is currently restricted.

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are mandatory
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 1.5 metres
  • Observe COVID-19 safety rules
  • Domestic border crossings may be subject to approval, testing and quarantine

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Weil am Rhein is 116 117.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Weil am Rhein is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Weil am Rhein is 1.5 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 116 117.

No, but conditions apply when returning to Switzerland from Germany.

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Last updated: 17 May 2021
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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Basel to Weil am Rhein is to drive which costs SFr 1 - SFr 2 and takes 10 min.

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The fastest way to get from Basel to Weil am Rhein is to drive. Taking this option will cost SFr 1 - SFr 2 and takes 10 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Basel Claraplatz and arriving at Weil am Rhein Turmstraße. Services depart every 30 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 15 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Basel Sbb and arriving at Weil Am Rhein. Services depart four times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 13 min.

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The distance between Basel and Weil am Rhein is 5 km. The road distance is 7.5 km.

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The best way to get from Basel to Weil am Rhein without a car is to train which takes 13 min and costs SFr 30 - SFr 50.

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The train from Basel Sbb to Weil Am Rhein takes 13 min including transfers and departs four times a day.

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Basel to Weil am Rhein bus services, operated by SWEG Südwestdeutsche, depart from Basel Claraplatz station.

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Basel to Weil am Rhein train services, operated by Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS), depart from Basel Sbb station.

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The best way to get from Basel to Weil am Rhein is to train which takes 13 min and costs SFr 30 - SFr 50. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs SFr 2 - SFr 3 and takes 15 min.

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  • Distance: 5.3 km
  • Duration: 13 min

What companies run services between Basel, Switzerland and Weil am Rhein, Germany?

Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS) operates a train from Basel Sbb to Weil Am Rhein 4 times a day. Tickets cost 9€ - 16€ and the journey takes 13 min. Deutsche Bahn Intercity also services this route once daily. Alternatively, SWEG Südwestdeutsche operates a bus from Basel Claraplatz to Weil am Rhein Turmstraße hourly, and the journey takes 15 min. Swiss PostAuto also services this route hourly.

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.

Contact Details
Phone
+41 51 220 11 11
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Basel Sbb to Weil Am Rhein
Ave. Duration
13 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
9€ - 16€
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Deutsche Bahn Intercity

Deutsche Bahn’s high-speed InterCity (IC) trains connect cities within Germany. They’re a popular way to travel as they’re faster than Deutsche Bahn’s regional trains and offer a frequent, fast service. All IC trains have first and second class carriages, power sockets and toilets, and most have a bistro cafe or restaurant. Tickets can be booked up to 180 days in advance of travel.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 2970
Website
bahn.com
Train from Basel Sbb to Weil Am Rhein
Ave. Duration
13 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
30€ - 45€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
tram
Tram from Basel, Schifflaende to Weil am Rhein, Bahnhof/Zentrum
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
BVB
Website
bvb.ch
Tram from Basel, Schifflände to Weil am Rhein, Bahnhof/Zentrum
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
2€ - 4€
Website
BVB
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Tram from Basel, Allschwilerplatz to Basel, Badischer Bahnhof
Ave. Duration
19 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
2€ - 3€
Website
BVB
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Bus operators
SWEG Südwestdeutsche
Phone
7821/9960770
Email
info@sweg.de
Website
sweg.de
Bus from Basel Claraplatz to Weil am Rhein Turmstraße
Ave. Duration
15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
SWEG Südwestdeutsche
Bus from Basel Badischer Bahnhof to Weil am Rhein Turmstraße
Ave. Duration
11 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
SWEG Südwestdeutsche
Swiss PostAuto
Email
info@postauto.ch
Website
postauto.ch
Bus from Basel, Claraplatz to Weil am Rhein, Turmstrasse
Ave. Duration
15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
2€ - 3€
Website
Swiss PostAuto
Schedules at
SBB
Bus from Basel, Badischer Bahnhof to Weil am Rhein, Turmstrasse
Ave. Duration
11 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
1€ - 3€
Website
Swiss PostAuto
Schedules at
SBB

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Basel to Weil am Rhein bus services, operated by SWEG Südwestdeutsche, arrive at Weil am Rhein Turmstraße station.

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Basel to Weil am Rhein train services, operated by Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS), arrive at Weil Am Rhein station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Basel to Weil am Rhein is 7 km. It takes approximately 10 min to drive from Basel to Weil am Rhein.

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