Basel to Frankfurt am Main Airport train

Cheap train tickets from Basel to Frankfurt am Main Airport

Showing times and prices for Aug 14

Cheapest

28

Average

38

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.

FlixTrain
06:54AMBasel5h16 12:10PMFrankfurt am Main Airport
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281One-way
Deutsche Bahn
08:33PMBasel4h38 01:11AMFrankfurt am Main Airport
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321One-way
Deutsche Bahn
07:56PMBasel5h15 01:11AMFrankfurt am Main Airport
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321One-way
Deutsche Bahn
07:45PMBasel5h41 01:26AMFrankfurt am Main Airport
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421One-way
Deutsche Bahn
09:13PMBasel4h13 01:26AMFrankfurt am Main Airport
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481One-way

Train schedule from Basel to Frankfurt am Main Airport

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06:54AMBasel5h16 12:10PMFrankfurt am Main Airport
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Deutsche Bahn
02:13PMBasel3h53 06:06PMFrankfurt am Main Airport
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Deutsche Bahn
07:45PMBasel5h41 01:26AMFrankfurt am Main Airport
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Deutsche Bahn
07:56PMBasel5h15 01:11AMFrankfurt am Main Airport
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Deutsche Bahn
08:33PMBasel4h38 01:11AMFrankfurt am Main Airport
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Deutsche Bahn
09:13PMBasel4h13 01:26AMFrankfurt am Main Airport
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Fastest train times from Basel to Frankfurt am Main Airport

Showing times and prices for Aug 14

Fastest Journey

3 h 53 m

Average

4 h 49 m

Trains per day

6

Distance

287 km

Of the 6 trains that leave Basel for Frankfurt am Main Airport every day 6 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

Deutsche Bahn
02:13PMBasel3h53 06:06PMFrankfurt am Main Airport
0 transfers
481One-way
Deutsche Bahn
09:13PMBasel4h13 01:26AMFrankfurt am Main Airport
0 transfers
481One-way
Deutsche Bahn
08:33PMBasel4h38 01:11AMFrankfurt am Main Airport
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321One-way
Deutsche Bahn
07:56PMBasel5h15 01:11AMFrankfurt am Main Airport
0 transfers
321One-way
FlixTrain
06:54AMBasel5h16 12:10PMFrankfurt am Main Airport
0 transfers
281One-way

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Overview: Train from Basel to Frankfurt am Main Airport

distanceDistance177 miles (286 km)
durationAverage train duration3 h
priceAverage train ticket price$27 (€25)
changesDirect trainYes
carriersTrain providersÖBB | InterCity, Deutsche Bahn with connection or Deutsche Bahn

Trains from Basel to Frankfurt am Main Airport cover the 177 miles (286 km) long trip taking on average 3 h with our travel partners like ÖBB | InterCity, Deutsche Bahn with connection or Deutsche Bahn. There are direct train services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this trip for as low as $22 (€20), but the average price of train tickets is $27 (€25).

Train providers: Deutsche Bahn from Basel to Frankfurt am Main Airport trains

Find the best trains to Frankfurt am Main Airport from Basel with Omio's travel partners Deutsche Bahn from $22 (€20). We can find you the best deals, schedules and tickets when comparing and booking the best route.

Deutsche Bahn

Deutsche Bahn (DB) is Germany’s main provider of train services and makes on average about 40, 000 domestic and international journeys per day. Deutsche Bahn’s fleet of trains includes the high-speed ICE (Intercity Express) as well as the IC (Intercity), EC (Eurocity), IRE (Interregio-Express), RE (Regional Express) and RB (Regionalbahn), which differ in terms of comfort and the time needed to travel. For example, while toilets are standard amenities, services like onboard restaurants or free WiFi are only available on certain train types and routes. Deutsche Bahn is well-known for its wide range of fares like Super Saver, Saver, and Flexible and discount cards like the Bahncard 25, 50 and 100, which you can also use for your Basel to Frankfurt am Main Airport train.

Basel to Frankfurt am Main Airport train information with Deutsche Bahn:

  • Average Duration: 2 h 46 min
  • Average Price: $30
  • Deutsche Bahn frequency: 16 a day

Travel Tips: Trains from Basel to Frankfurt am Main Airport

Travel by train to Frankfurt am Main Airport 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 Frankfurt am Main Airport.
FAQs

Travel between Basel, Switzerland and Frankfurt am Main Airport, Germany by train is: Fully open.

Can I enter Germany from Switzerland?

International entry status: Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of Switzerland

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

Conditions of entry:

  • There are no current restrictions

What are the safety rules to follow in Frankfurt am Main Airport, Germany?

All travelers in Germany must observe these coronavirus safety measures:

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

The information above was last checked on 8/8/22. Remember to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your train from Basel to Frankfurt am Main Airport as this information can change.

Return travel from Germany to Switzerland is: Fully open.

Are there any international entry restrictions on returning to Basel from Frankfurt am Main Airport?

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 Frankfurt am Main Airport?

Requirements for reentering:

  • There are no current restrictions

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: metre (s) ( feet)
  • Face mask requirement: Regional advice

Last checked on 8/3/22. Please check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   closer to the travel date of your train to Basel from Frankfurt am Main Airport.

If you’re looking to save money on tickets, you can find cheap Basel to Frankfurt am Main Airport trains for as little as $22 (€20)  in the next 7 days.
In the next 7 days you can expect to pay on average $27 (€25)  for a train ticket between Basel and Frankfurt am Main Airport.
The Basel to Frankfurt am Main Airport train distance is approximately 177 miles (286 km).
While the time it takes to travel 177 miles (286 km) to Frankfurt am Main Airport from Basel can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and holidays, the Basel to Frankfurt am Main Airport train journey time is on average 3 h.
For the best Basel to Frankfurt am Main Airport train to book, you can travel safely and comfortably with ÖBB | InterCity, Deutsche Bahn with connection or Deutsche Bahn. However, it's always good to check all possible train providers with services to Frankfurt am Main Airport from Basel to compare what amenities they may offer.
Yes, you can look for direct trains from Basel to Frankfurt am Main Airport with Deutsche Bahn or ÖBB | ICE  without needing to transfer at another stop in between. Taking a direct train tends to save you time getting you to your destination, so it's worth paying attention to this when booking a ticket for this trip.
The earliest train for this journey departs from Basel at 5: 06 AM. The last train leaves from Basel at 9: 28 PM. Check Omio for the latest train schedule from Basel to Frankfurt am Main Airport and book the best time to depart on your chosen travel date.
You can find trains between Basel and Frankfurt am Main Airport to cost on average $27 (€25) one way if you book within the next 7 days. But we recommend buying train tickets in advance to score the best deals and save money on your trip. You’ll see tickets for the Basel to Frankfurt am Main Airport train generally on sale a few months before the planned travel date.

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