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About the train journey from Basel to Koblenz

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The train from Basel to Koblenz usually takes 4 hours 56 minutes on average to travel 309 km, although the quickest services can take as little as 3 hours 58 minutes. You can expect to find 17 trains per day running on this popular route. Good news! There are direct trains available to Koblenz, so you can just make yourself comfortable as soon as you board the train and just enjoy the journey. DB are the main train operator on this route and will whisk you to Koblenz in no time.

To help you get the best train deals, we'll highlight the cheapest train ticket prices from Basel to Koblenz in our Journey Planner. Just remember, the sooner you book your tickets, the more you'll save, as advance tickets start from $30.27.

Keep reading for more information about the train journey to Koblenz, including FAQs, timetables with first and last train times and tips on booking cheap train tickets. If you're ready to book, just start a search for tickets with us today.

Basel to Koblenz by train

It takes an average of 4h 56m to travel from Basel to Koblenz by train, over a distance of around 192 miles (309 km). There are normally 17 trains per day traveling from Basel to Koblenz and tickets for this journey start from $30.27 when you book in advance.
Journey timeFrom 3h 58m
PriceFrom $30.27
Distance192 miles (309 km)
Frequency17 trains per day
First train04:03
Last train23:13
Departure stationBasel
Arrival stationKoblenz
ChangesDirect trains available
Train and bus operatorsDeutsche Bahn

Basel to Koblenz train times

Check out the next trains departing from Basel to Koblenz for Tuesday Oct 4th 2022. For the full train timetable/schedule, or to search for a later time or date, click here.
06:06 10:11 4h 5m, 2 changes
06:21 11:54 5h 33m, 2 changes
09:13 13:54 4h 41m, 2 changes
10:06 15:27 5h 21m, 2 changes
10:06 15:54 5h 48m, 1 change
11:13 15:54 4h 41m, 2 changes
11:13 16:36 5h 23m, 1 change
11:21 17:09 5h 48m, 2 changes
13:13 17:56 4h 43m, 2 changes
13:13 18:36 5h 23m, 1 change

Deutsche Bahn, IC (Intercity) and EC (Eurocity) trains from Basel to Koblenz

You can travel from Basel to Koblenz on Deutsche Bahn, IC (Intercity) and EC (Eurocity) trains. When you search for times and tickets, we might also show you some other options with multiple connections or operators if they’re available.

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The Deutsche Bahn Group is owned by the German State and controls the majority of rail traffic in Germany as well as in many border regions of the country. Every year, Deutsche Bahn transports several million passengers and many stations in Germany are served exclusively by DB trains, including the ICE, IC and EC fleet.

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An express train running on German domestic routes, the Intercity is a little slower than the ICE and is also used for long distance trips. The integrated circuit covers long distances with a maximum speed of 125 mph (200 km/h). In recent years, trains of the new generation "Intercity 2" run on some lines at 100 mph (160 km/h) only – these trains, however, offer extra legroom and extra space for toddlers. They are also equipped with air conditioning, a food carriage and wheelchair parking spaces.

PhotoQualle, under licence CC3.0

EuroCity (EC) trains offer convenient European cross-border connections between major cities in Italy, France, Switzerland, Germany, Austria – it's often a good alternative to air travel.

Cheap train tickets from Basel to Koblenz

The price of train tickets from Basel to Koblenz starts at $30.27 one-way for a Standard Class ticket if you book in advance. Booking on the day is usually more expensive and costs can vary depending on the time of day, route or class.

Book in advance

Most of the train companies across Europe release their tickets around three to six months in advance, many of which can be cheaper the earlier you book. If you know the dates you want to travel, you may be able to find some cheaper train tickets from Basel to Koblenz by booking early.§

Be flexible with your travel times

Many of the train services in Europe are also popular commuter services, lots of train companies increase ticket prices during “peak hours” (generally between 06:00 – 10:00 and 15:00 – 19:00 on weekdays). If you can, consider travelling outside of peak hours to find lower priced tickets.

Choose a slower or connecting train

On some of the busier routes, you might also have the option to take a slower or connecting train. It may take a little longer than some high-speed or direct services, but if you have a little extra time on your hands, you might find a cheaper fare. Plus, you'll have more time to enjoy the view of the countryside!

Look out for special deals

Take a look at our handy guides to find out when train operators release their special deals and offers to see if you can find cheap European train tickets for your journey.

For specific information about how to get your hands on cheap tickets, check out our European train tickets hub.

§Some train companies may not offer any Advance ticket types or cheaper deals for early bookings. On rare occasions, train companies may choose to release special offers closer to the date on last-minute or late-release tickets. This is dependent on the individual train operating company you travel with.

FAQs for Basel to Koblenz

Want to know more about your journey from Basel to Koblenz? We've compiled some of the most frequently asked questions by our customers to help you plan your journey.

How long does the train from Basel to Koblenz take?

The average journey time by train between Basel and Koblenz is 4 hours and 56 minutes, with around 17 trains per day. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays, so use our Journey Planner on this page to search for a specific travel date.

What's the fastest journey time between Basel and Koblenz by train?

The fastest journey time by train from Basel to Koblenz is 3 hours and 58 minutes.

How much does the train from Basel to Koblenz cost?

Train tickets from Basel to Koblenz can start from as little as $30.27 when you book in advance and are usually more expensive when purchased on the day. Prices can also vary depending the time of day, route and class you book.

Is there a direct train from Basel to Koblenz?

Yes, it is possible to travel from Basel to Koblenz without having to change trains. There is 1 direct train from Basel to Koblenz each day. Though there may be fewer direct services available depending on your exact departure date.

What time does the first train from Basel to Koblenz leave?

The first train from Basel to Koblenz leaves at 04:03. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.

What time does the last train from Basel to Koblenz leave?

The last train from Basel to Koblenz leaves at 23:13. Trains that depart in the early morning hours or very late evening may be sleeper services, time and services may also vary during weekends and holidays.

What's the distance between Basel and Koblenz by train?

Trains travelling from Basel to Koblenz cover a distance of around 192 miles (309 km) during the journey.

Looking for more information?

If you’re looking for the return train journey, check out trains from Koblenz to Basel.
The information provided is calculated based on scheduled train services for Basel to Koblenz for a typical week day using timetable data for 10/04/2022. On weekends, holidays or other exceptional times, fewer services may be available. The fare range provided has been found by our customers on Trainline on 07/06/2022 for travel on 07/06/2022 and for adult tickets in economy, discount cards and coach journeys excluded.

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