Basel to Aachen train

Cheap train tickets from Basel to Aachen

Showing times and prices for May 23

Cheapest

54

Average

84

The best way to find a cheap fare is to book your ticket as far in advance as you can and to avoid traveling at rush hour.

Cheapest
06:13PMBasel SBB5h56 12:09AMAachen Hbf
2 transfers
541One-way
08:09PMBasel SBB4h59 01:08AMAachen Hbf
2 transfers
561One-way
11:13PMBasel SBB7h54 07:07AMAachen Hbf
1 transfer
581One-way
02:27PMBasel SBB5h40 08:07PMAachen Hbf
1 transfer
641One-way
06:13PMBasel SBB5h33 11:46PMAachen Hbf
2 transfers
641One-way

Train schedule from Basel to Aachen

Showing trains for tomorrow, Monday, May 23
04:03AMBasel SBB5h05 09:08AMAachen Hbf
2 transfers
05:00AMBasel SBB6h07 11:07AMAachen Hbf
3 transfers
05:06AMBasel SBB5h01 10:07AMAachen Hbf
1 transfer
06:06AMBasel SBB5h01 11:07AMAachen Hbf
2 transfers
06:06AMBasel SBB6h01 12:07PMAachen Hbf
2 transfers
07:13AMBasel SBB4h54 12:07PMAachen Hbf
1 transfer
08:13AMBasel SBB5h54 02:07PMAachen Hbf
2 transfers
08:13AMBasel SBB4h54 01:07PMAachen Hbf
2 transfers
09:06AMBasel SBB6h01 03:07PMAachen Hbf
3 transfers
09:13AMBasel SBB4h54 02:07PMAachen Hbf
1 transfer
10:13AMBasel SBB4h54 03:07PMAachen Hbf
2 transfers
10:13AMBasel SBB5h54 04:07PMAachen Hbf
2 transfers
11:06AMBasel SBB6h01 05:07PMAachen Hbf
3 transfers
11:13AMBasel SBB4h54 04:07PMAachen Hbf
1 transfer
12:13PMBasel SBB4h54 05:07PMAachen Hbf
2 transfers
12:20PMBasel SBB5h47 06:07PMAachen Hbf
1 transfer
01:13PMBasel SBB4h54 06:07PMAachen Hbf
1 transfer
02:13PMBasel SBB4h55 07:08PMAachen Hbf
2 transfers
02:27PMBasel SBB5h40 08:07PMAachen Hbf
1 transfer
03:13PMBasel SBB4h54 08:07PMAachen Hbf
1 transfer
03:13PMBasel SBB5h54 09:07PMAachen Hbf
3 transfers
04:13PMBasel SBB5h54 10:07PMAachen Hbf
2 transfers
04:13PMBasel SBB4h54 09:07PMAachen Hbf
2 transfers
05:07PMBasel SBB6h00 11:07PMAachen Hbf
3 transfers
05:13PMBasel SBB4h54 10:07PMAachen Hbf
1 transfer
06:13PMBasel SBB5h33 11:46PMAachen Hbf
2 transfers
06:13PMBasel SBB5h56 12:09AMAachen Hbf
2 transfers
06:13PMBasel SBB5h33 11:46PMAachen Hbf
3 transfers
07:13PMBasel SBB5h30 12:43AMAachen Hbf
1 transfer
08:09PMBasel SBB4h59 01:08AMAachen Hbf
2 transfers
11:13PMBasel SBB7h54 07:07AMAachen Hbf
1 transfer

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Fastest train times from Basel to Aachen

Showing times and prices for May 23

Fastest Journey

4 h 54 m

Average

5 h 28 m

Trains per day

31

Distance

374 km

It's difficult to get from Basel to Aachen without transferring at least once.

Fastest
04:13PMBasel SBB4h54 09:07PMAachen Hbf
2 transfers
911One-way
Fastest
05:13PMBasel SBB4h54 10:07PMAachen Hbf
1 transfer
711One-way
Fastest
10:13AMBasel SBB4h54 03:07PMAachen Hbf
2 transfers
1051One-way
Fastest
01:13PMBasel SBB4h54 06:07PMAachen Hbf
1 transfer
911One-way
Fastest
12:13PMBasel SBB4h54 05:07PMAachen Hbf
2 transfers
1051One-way

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Overview: Train from Basel to Aachen

distanceDistance231 miles (373 km)
durationAverage train duration4 h 59 min
priceAverage train ticket price$60 (€54)
frequencyTrain frequency6 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 6 direct trains a day
carriersTrain providersDeutsche Bahn with connection or Deutsche Bahn

Trains from Basel to Aachen cover the 231 miles (373 km) long route taking on average 4 h 59 min with our travel partners like Deutsche Bahn with connection or Deutsche Bahn. Normally, there are 6 trains operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this route for as low as $41 (€37), but the average price of train tickets is $60 (€54). Travelers depart most frequently from Basel SBB and arrive in Aachen Hbf.

Train companies: Deutsche Bahn from Basel to Aachen trains

Buy your official Deutsche Bahn train tickets from Basel to Aachen from $41 (€37) with Omio. Find train times and tickets for over 1000 travel companies to compare and book the most popular route.

Deutsche Bahn

Deutsche Bahn (DB) is the main provider of train services in Germany, making on average 40, 000 journeys per day. A special feature of Deutsche Bahn is its wide range of ticket types, savings offers including Super Saver, Saver, and Flexible fares and discount cards like the Bahncard 25, 50 and 100, which you can also use for your train to Aachen from Basel. DB uses different types of trains such as the ICE (Intercity Express), IC (Intercity), EC (Eurocity), IRE (Interregio-Express), RE (Regional Express) and RB (Regionalbahn) on its routes, which differ in terms of comfort and the time required to travel. For example, while bathrooms are standard amenities, services like an onboard restaurant or free WiFi are only available on certain trains.

Train information from Basel to Aachen with Deutsche Bahn:

  • Average Duration: 5 h 14 min
  • Average Price: $41
  • Deutsche Bahn frequency: 3 a day

Travel Tips: Trains from Basel to Aachen

Travel by train to Aachen easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from Basel to Aachen.
FAQs

Travel by train between Basel, Switzerland and Aachen, Germany is: Partially open.

Is international entry into Aachen from Basel restricted?

International entry is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Switzerland

Do I need to quarantine on arrival in Germany from Basel?

Entry Requirements:

  • Travellers must present a negative COVID-19 test as either a RT-PCR performed within 3 hours prior to arrival, or an Antigen test performed within 2 hours prior to arrival
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 9 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)

What are the safety rules to follow in Aachen, Germany?

The government of Germany has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

  • Physical distance required: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face mask required: Mandatory

The above information was last checked on 5/21/22. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train between Basel and Aachen closer to your date of departure here

Return travel from Germany to Switzerland is: Fully open.

Are there any international entry restrictions on returning to Basel from Aachen?

Entry into Switzerland is allowed for: Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of Germany

Do I need to quarantine on arrival in Switzerland from Aachen?

Requirements for reentering:

  • No COVID-19 testing required
  • No quarantine required

What are the safety rules to follow in Basel, Switzerland?

The government of Switzerland has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

  • Physical distance requirement: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face mask requirement: Regional advice

Last checked on 5/9/22. Please check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   closer to the travel date of your train to Basel from Aachen.

Train tickets from Basel to Aachen for some dates and times can be found for as cheap as $41 (€37)  one way in the next 7 days.
In the next 7 days you can expect to pay on average $60 (€54)  for a train ticket between Basel and Aachen.
The Basel to Aachen train distance is approximately 231 miles (373 km).
The train time to Aachen from Basel is on average 4 h 59 min  for the 231 miles (373 km) long journey, but the time it takes to go to Aachen from Basel by train can vary depending on specific dates or traveling on weekends and holidays.

When departing from Basel, you have various train station options to start your trip from including Basel SBB, Basel Bad Bhf and Basel, Birmannsgasse. When arriving in Aachen, you can end your route in train stations like Aachen Hbf, Aachen West and Aachen-Rothe Erde.

Omio customers book a train from Basel SBB   to Aachen Hbf   most frequently for this route.

Passengers board the train most frequently from Basel SBB, which is located around 1.6 miles (2.5 km) away from the city center, and they get off the train at Aachen Hbf, located 1.4 miles (2.3 km) away from the city center.

If you're looking for trains from Basel to Aachen, you can rely on Deutsche Bahn with connection or Deutsche Bahn to get you to Aachen. It's also good to check out all possible train companies for the Basel to Aachen trip to see if there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
The average number of trains departing Basel for Aachen is 6 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.
The first Basel to Aachen train departs at 5: 06 AM   and the last train from Basel to Aachen leaves at 10: 13 PM. Check out the most up-to-date train schedule from Basel to Aachen on Omio and find the best time to travel to your destination.
In general, we recommend booking tickets for trains in advance to score the best deals from all possible train companies offering this journey and save money. If you buy train tickets to Aachen from Basel within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average $60 (€54) one way. To find the best prices for this trip, consider booking your train ticket from Basel to Aachen a few months in advance.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

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Basel SBB is the most popular Basel railway station for Omio travelers, but it's not the only one. Read all the information you need to know about the main train stations in Basel for your trip to Aachen.

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