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4 h 54 m
5 h 28 m
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It's difficult to get from Basel to Aachen without transferring at least once.
|Distance||231 miles (373 km)|
|Average train duration||4 h 59 min|
|Average train ticket price||$60 (€54)|
|Train frequency||6 a day|
|Direct train||Yes, there are 6 direct trains a day|
|Train providers||Deutsche 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.
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 (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:
Travel by train between Basel, Switzerland and Aachen, Germany is: Partially open.
International entry is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Switzerland
The government of Germany has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:
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.
Entry into Switzerland is allowed for: Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of Germany
Requirements for reentering:
The government of Switzerland has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:
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.
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.
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