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Travelling from Bern to Basel SBB by train

Looking to travel from Bern to Basel SBB by train? You've come to the right place!

On average, it takes around 1 hour 8 minutes to travel from Bern to Basel SBB by train, the fastest services can get you there in as little as 56 minutes though. You'll usually find 55 trains per day running along the 42 miles (67 km) route between these two destinations. Once you're onboard, you can sit back and relax, as you won’t need to make any changes on your way to Basel SBB. You'll probably be hopping onto a SBB train to get to Basel SBB, as they are the main operators of services on this route.

Plan your trip ahead of time and book early if you want to snap up the cheapest fares. Tickets from Bern to Basel SBB start from €36.20 when you book in advance, so use our Journey Planner to view the latest prices.

If you’re feeling ready to book, start looking for cheap train tickets with us today. Keep reading for more information on the journey to Basel SBB by train, including our timetable where you can view first and last train times.

Bern to Basel SBB by train

It takes an average of 1h 8m to travel from Bern to Basel SBB by train, over a distance of around 42 miles (67 km). There are normally 55 trains per day travelling from Bern to Basel SBB and tickets for this journey start from €36.20 when you book in advance.
Journey timeFrom 56m
PriceFrom €36.20
Distance42 miles (67 km)
Frequency55 trains per day
First train00:02
Last train23:36
Departure stationBern
Arrival stationBasel SBB
ChangesDirect trains available
Train and bus operatorsSBB CFF FFS

Bern to Basel SBB train times

Check out the next trains departing from Bern to Basel SBB for Tuesday 14th December 2021. For the full train timetable/schedule, or to search for a later time or date, click here.
DepartsArrivesDuration
11:04 12:01 57m, direct
11:36 12:32 56m, direct
11:38 12:56 1h 18m, 1 change
12:04 13:01 57m, direct
12:36 13:32 56m, direct
12:38 13:56 1h 18m, 1 change
13:04 14:01 57m, direct
13:36 14:32 56m, direct
13:38 14:56 1h 18m, 1 change
14:04 15:01 57m, direct

Cheap train tickets from Bern to Basel SBB

The price of train tickets from Bern to Basel SBB starts at €36.20 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 Bern to Basel SBB 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.

Journey details

Want to know more about your journey from Bern to Basel SBB? 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 Bern to Basel SBB take?

The average journey time by train between Bern and Basel SBB is 1 hour and 8 minutes, with around 55 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 Bern and Basel SBB by train?

The fastest journey time by train from Bern to Basel SBB is 56 minutes.

How much does the train from Bern to Basel SBB cost?

Train ticket prices from Bern to Basel SBB can start from as little as €36.20 when you book in advance. The cost of tickets can vary depending on the time of day, route and class you book and are usually more expensive if you book on the day.

Is there a direct train from Bern to Basel SBB?

Yes, it is possible to travel from Bern to Basel SBB without having to change trains. There are 33 direct trains from Bern to Basel SBB each day. Though there may be fewer direct services available depending on your exact departure date.

What time does the first train from Bern to Basel SBB leave?

The first train from Bern to Basel SBB leaves at 00:02. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.

What time does the last train from Bern to Basel SBB leave?

The last train from Bern to Basel SBB leaves at 23:36. 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 Bern and Basel SBB by train?

Trains travelling from Bern to Basel SBB cover a distance of around 42 miles (67 km) during the journey.

Looking for more information?

If you’re looking for the return train journey, check out trains from Basel SBB to Bern.
The information provided is calculated based on scheduled train services for Bern to Basel SBB for a typical week day using timetable data for 12/14/2021. 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 02/03/2020 for travel on 02/03/2020 and for adult tickets in economy, discount cards and coach journeys excluded.

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