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Basel to Schaffhausen by train

It takes an average of 1h 46m to travel from Basel to Schaffhausen by train, over a distance of around 50 miles (80 km). There are normally 43 trains per day travelling from Basel to Schaffhausen and tickets for this journey start from $16.45 when you book in advance.
Journey timeFrom 1h 12m
PriceFrom $16.45
Distance50 miles (80 km)
Frequency43 trains per day
First train00:11
Last train22:58
Departure stationBasel
Arrival stationSchaffhausen
Changes1 change

Basel to Schaffhausen train times

Check out the next trains departing from Basel to Schaffhausen for Tuesday Feb 23rd 2021. For the full train timetable/schedule, or to search for a later time or date, click here.
DepartsArrivesDuration
11:33 13:13 1h 40m, 1 change
12:25 13:42 1h 17m, 1 change
12:33 14:13 1h 40m, 1 change
13:13 14:42 1h 29m, 1 change
13:33 15:13 1h 40m, 1 change
14:27 15:42 1h 15m, 1 change
14:33 16:13 1h 40m, 1 change
15:13 16:42 1h 29m, 1 change
15:33 17:13 1h 40m, 1 change
16:28 17:42 1h 14m, 1 change

Cheap train tickets from Basel to Schaffhausen

The price of train tickets from Basel to Schaffhausen starts at $16.45 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 Schaffhausen 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 Schaffhausen

Want to know more about your journey from Basel to Schaffhausen? 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 Schaffhausen take?

The average journey time by train between Basel and Schaffhausen is 1 hour and 46 minutes, with around 43 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 Schaffhausen by train?

The fastest journey time by train from Basel to Schaffhausen is 1 hour and 12 minutes.

How much does the train from Basel to Schaffhausen cost?

Train tickets from Basel to Schaffhausen can start from as little as $16.45 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 Schaffhausen?

No, there are no direct train services from Basel to Schaffhausen. Travelling from Basel to Schaffhausen by train will require a minimum of 1 change.

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

The first train from Basel to Schaffhausen leaves at 00:11. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.

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

The last train from Basel to Schaffhausen leaves at 22:58. 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 Schaffhausen by train?

Trains travelling from Basel to Schaffhausen cover a distance of around 50 miles (80 km) during the journey.

Looking for more information?

If you’re looking for the return train journey, check out trains from Schaffhausen to Basel.
The information provided is calculated based on scheduled train services for Basel to Schaffhausen for a typical week day using timetable data for 02/23/2021. 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 04/15/2019 for travel on 04/15/2019 and for adult tickets in economy, discount cards and coach journeys excluded.

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