The best way to find a cheap train ticket from Basel to Bern is to book your journey as far in advance as possible and to avoid traveling at rush hour.
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Of the 8 trains that leave Basel for Bern every day 5 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.
|Distance||42 miles (68 km)|
|Average train duration||1 h|
|Average train ticket price||$46 (€40)|
|Train frequency||53 a day|
|Direct train||Yes, there are 34 direct trains a day|
|Train companies||SBB or Deutsche Bahn|
Trains from Basel to Bern cover the 42 miles (68 km) long route taking on average 1 h with our travel partners like SBB or Deutsche Bahn. Normally, there are 53 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this route costs around $46 (€40), you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as $31 (€27). Travelers depart most frequently from Basel SBB and arrive in Bern, Hauptbahnhof.
Travel between Basel and Bern from $31 (€27) with Omio’s train partners SBB and Deutsche Bahn! You can find the best schedules and tickets when comparing and booking the most popular route for you.
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 between Basel and Bern. 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.
When departing from Basel, you have various train station options to start your route from including Basel SBB, Basel Bad Bhf and Basel St Johann. When arriving in Bern, you can end your journey in train stations like Bern, Hauptbahnhof, Bern Wankdorf and Bern Europaplatz.
Passengers board the train most frequently from Basel SBB, which is located around 1.3 miles (2.1 km) away from the city centre, and they get off the train at Bern, Hauptbahnhof, located 1.4 miles (2.3 km) away from the city centre.
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