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About the train journey from Trier Hbf to Basel

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The train from Trier Hbf to Basel usually takes 5 hours 43 minutes on average to travel 157 miles (253 km), although the quickest services can take as little as 4 hours 35 minutes. You can expect to find 28 trains per day running on this popular route. As there aren’t any direct services running between Trier Hbf and Basel, you’ll need to make 1 change on your way to Basel.

To help you get the best train deals, we'll highlight the cheapest train ticket prices from Trier Hbf to Basel in our Journey Planner. Just remember, the sooner you book your tickets, the more you'll save, as advance tickets start from €25.90.

Keep reading for more information about the train journey to Basel, 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.

Trier Hbf to Basel by train

It takes an average of 5h 43m to travel from Trier Hbf to Basel by train, over a distance of around 157 miles (253 km). There are normally 28 trains per day travelling from Trier Hbf to Basel and tickets for this journey start from €25.90 when you book in advance.
Journey timeFrom 4h 35m
PriceFrom €25.90
Distance157 miles (253 km)
Frequency28 trains per day
First train04:56
Last train23:49
Departure stationTrier Hbf
Arrival stationBasel
Changes1 change
Train and bus operatorsFlixbus

Trier Hbf to Basel train times

Check out the next trains departing from Trier Hbf to Basel for Tuesday 1st February 2022. For the full train timetable/schedule, or to search for a later time or date, click here.
DepartsArrivesDuration
08:46 14:08 5h 22m, 2 changes
09:33 14:47 5h 14m, 1 change
10:33 15:47 5h 14m, 1 change
10:37 15:40 5h 3m, 3 changes
11:33 16:08 4h 35m, 2 changes
11:33 16:47 5h 14m, 1 change
12:33 17:47 5h 14m, 2 changes
12:46 18:38 5h 52m, 3 changes
13:33 18:47 5h 14m, 1 change
13:46 19:38 5h 52m, 3 changes

Cheap train tickets from Trier Hbf to Basel

The price of train tickets from Trier Hbf to Basel starts at €25.90 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 Trier Hbf to Basel 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 Trier Hbf to Basel? 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 Trier Hbf to Basel take?

The average journey time by train between Trier Hbf and Basel is 5 hours and 43 minutes, with around 28 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 Trier Hbf and Basel by train?

The fastest journey time by train from Trier Hbf to Basel is 4 hours and 35 minutes.

How much does the train from Trier Hbf to Basel cost?

Train ticket prices from Trier Hbf to Basel can start from as little as €25.90 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 Trier Hbf to Basel?

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

What time does the first train from Trier Hbf to Basel leave?

The first train from Trier Hbf to Basel leaves at 04:56. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.

What time does the last train from Trier Hbf to Basel leave?

The last train from Trier Hbf to Basel leaves at 23:49. 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 Trier Hbf and Basel by train?

Trains travelling from Trier Hbf to Basel cover a distance of around 157 miles (253 km) during the journey.

Looking for more information?

If you’re looking for the return train journey, check out trains from Basel to Trier Hbf.
The information provided is calculated based on scheduled train services for Trier Hbf to Basel for a typical week day using timetable data for 02/01/2022. 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 12/27/2021 for travel on 12/27/2021 and for adult tickets in economy, discount cards and coach journeys excluded.

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