There are 3 ways to get from Basel to Winterthur by train or car

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Train, line 12 train  •  1 h 22 min

  1. Take the train from Basel SBB to Zürich HB 3 / ...
  2. Take the line 12 train from Zürich HB to Winterthur 12 / ...

$40 - $71

2 alternative options

Train  •  1 h 48 min

  1. Take the train from Basel SBB to Winterthur 37 / ...

$40 - $75

Drive  •  1 h 10 min

  1. Drive from Basel to Winterthur 66.5 miles

$13 - $21

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Basel to Winterthur is to drive which costs SFr 13 - SFr 20 and takes 1 h 10 min.

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The quickest way to get from Basel to Winterthur is to drive which costs SFr 13 - SFr 20 and takes 1 h 10 min.

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The distance between Basel and Winterthur is 87 km. The road distance is 106.4 km.

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It takes approximately 1 h 22 min to get from Basel to Winterthur, including transfers.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Basel SBB and arriving at Winterthur. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1 h 48 min.

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Map of how to get from Basel to Winterthur.
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  • Distance: 54.1 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 22 min

What companies run services between Basel, Switzerland and Winterthur, Switzerland?

You can take a train from Basel to Winterthur via Zürich HB in around 1 h 22 min.

Train operators
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Basel SBB to Zürich HB
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $60
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Zürich HB to Winterthur
Ave. Duration
22 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$7 - $13
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Basel SBB to Winterthur
Ave. Duration
1 h 48 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $75
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch

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