Trains Basel SBB (Main station) to Zürich HB (Main station)

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Basel SBB (Main station) to Zürich HB (Main station) train times
15:13 - 16:24 1 hour 11 minutes
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15:33 - 16:26 53 minutes
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15:37 - 16:49 1 hour 12 minutes
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15:43 - 16:52 1 hour 9 minutes
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16:06 - 17:00 54 minutes
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16:13 - 17:24 1 hour 11 minutes
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Trains Basel SBB (Main station) to Zürich HB (Main station) - Facts 
  • Distance: 75 km
  • Fastest route: 53 minutes 
  • Number of trains: 94 
  • Changes: 0 
  • First train: 00:02 
  • Last train: 23:02 
  • Trains operator(s): SNCF, Deutsche Bahn (DB), SBB / CFF / FFS
  • Fare range: €30 - €31 
  • From price: €29
Cheap train tickets from Basel SBB (Main station) to Zürich HB (Main station)!

Book your train journey from Basel SBB (Main station) to Zürich HB (Main station) in just 2 minutes - always the best price! The rates from Basel SBB (Main station) to Zürich HB (Main station) start from €29!

Every day 94 trains run between Basel SBB (Main station) and Zürich HB (Main station). The distance is 75 kilometers and the fastest train journey takes 53 minutes. 

The earlier you book, the cheaper train tickets are. Just before departure, train tickets can be three to ten times more expensive. For this route the price difference from early booking to just before departure is  €30 - €31.

Train times / timetable

Find all train times in Europe here: travel from Basel SBB (Main station) to Zürich HB (Main station) with SNCF, Deutsche Bahn (DB), SBB / CFF / FFS, the first train leaves at 00:02 and the last train at 23:02.

Train operators

SNCF

SNCF is the name of the railways in France. 

The high speed train of SNCF is the TGV. The TGV connects all major destinations in France and many big cities in countries nearby like Spain, Switzerland and Italy. On some routes like Paris to MarseilleParis to Bordeaux and Paris to Strasbourg the TGV reaches speeds up to 300km/h. Paris-Marseille takes just 3 hours, very fast seen the distance of 700 kilometers. 

SNCF is also a large stakeholder in the Eurostar to London and the Thalys to Brussels and Amsterdam

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Deutsche Bahn (DB)


Deutsche Bahn is the name of the national railways in Germany. The HQ is based in Frankfurt and the company is noted at the stock market. 

The high speed train of the Deutsche Bahn is the ICE International, one of the most convenient trains in Europe which run between all major cities in Germany. The ICE has also connections to all major cities in neighboring countries. 

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SBB / CFF / FFS

SBB, the Schweizerische Bundesbahnen, is the national rail operator in Switzerland. The French name is CFF and the Italian name is FFS. It runs all lines between the largest cities in Switzerland, like Zurich, Bern, Basel en Geneve. SBB controls 3069 km of rail track.

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Basel SBB (Main station)

Railway Station Basel

The name of the main station of Basel is Basel SBB. The station is located near the city centre, 10 minutes by foot. Another major station is Basel Bad, located on the German side of the town, 2 kilomters from he centre. 

  • Wifi: yes, SBB hotspot 
  • Lockers: yes 
  • Restaurants: yes
  • Parking: yes, paid

To the city centre 

  • Walking: 10 minutes
  • Bike: -
  • Subway: -
  • Bus: - 
  • Tram: 5 minutes, Tram 4
  • Taxi: yes

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Zürich HB (Main station)

The main station in Zurich is Zurich HB. It's located in the city centre. 

Frequently Asked Questions

How long does it take to travel from Basel SBB (Main station) to Zürich HB (Main station)?
The average travel time between Basel SBB (Main station) and Zürich HB (Main station) is 53 minutes. On average 94 trains per day run between Basel SBB (Main station) and Zürich HB (Main station). The first train is leaving Basel SBB (Main station) at 00:02 and the last at 23:02. The prices for train tickets from Basel SBB (Main station) to Zürich HB (Main station) start from €29.

How much does it cost to take the train from Basel SBB (Main station) to Zürich HB (Main station)?
The train fares for tickets from Basel SBB (Main station) to Zürich HB (Main station) start from €29. If you book early you have more chance to buy cheap train tickets from Basel SBB (Main station) to Zürich HB (Main station). Sometimes tickets cost up to 4-5 times more just before departure than at the time the sales period starts.

How do I get from Basel SBB (Main station) to Zürich HB (Main station)?
On average 94 trains per day run between Basel SBB (Main station) and Zürich HB (Main station). The number of changes on this route is 0. Trains are one of the best ways to travel around Europe, they are fast, convenient and if you book on time there are often great deals. Fares for trains from Basel SBB (Main station) to Zürich HB (Main station) start from €29.

How long is the train ride from Basel SBB (Main station) to Zürich HB (Main station)?
The average travel time between Basel SBB (Main station) and Zürich HB (Main station) is 53 minutes. Every day 94 runs between Basel SBB (Main station) and Zürich HB (Main station) and the number of changes is 0. Train times can vary at any time of the day - check our rail planner for all the actual train times.

How far is Basel SBB (Main station) from Zürich HB (Main station) by train?
The distance between Basel SBB (Main station) and Zürich HB (Main station) is 75 kilometers. The average travel time is 53 minutes and there are approximately 94 trains per day running between Basel SBB (Main station) and Zürich HB (Main station). The first train leaves from Basel SBB (Main station) at 00:02 and the last one at 23:02.

Which trains run from Basel SBB (Main station) to Zürich HB (Main station)?
The following railway companies operate on the route between Basel SBB (Main station) and Zürich HB (Main station): SNCF, Deutsche Bahn (DB), SBB / CFF / FFS. The average travel time is 53 minutes, the distance is 75 kilometers and fares start from €29.

How to buy cheap train tickets from Basel SBB (Main station) to Zürich HB (Main station)?
Book your train tickets from Basel SBB (Main station) to Zürich HB (Main station) as early as possible - sometimes it saves 4-5 times than booking just before departure. If rail tickets between Basel SBB (Main station) and Zürich HB (Main station) are already available try to avoid peak times and / or travel on Tuesday or Thursday. Train tickets from Basel SBB (Main station) to Zürich HB (Main station) start from €29.

Do prices go down for trains Basel SBB (Main station) to Zürich HB (Main station)?
Unfortunately, no - there are no last minutes. Train tickets from Basel SBB (Main station) to Zürich HB (Main station) only become more expensive the closer to departure time. The only way to purchase cheap train tickets is to book as early as possible. In general, it is more economical to travel between Basel SBB (Main station) and Zürich HB (Main station) on Tuesday or Thursday, avoid peak times and / or travel late in the morning or in the early afternoon.

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