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Cheap train tickets from Basel to Geneva

Showing times and prices for Jul 19

Cheapest

The best way to find a cheap train ticket from Basel to Geneva is to book your journey as far in advance as possible and to avoid traveling at rush hour.

Cheapest
SBB
09:03AM2h44
Basel SBB
11:47AMGeneva station
$721One-way
1 transfer
SBB
09:20AM2h58
Basel SBB
12:18PMGeneva station
$721One-way
1 transfer
SBB
10:20AM2h58
Basel SBB
01:18PMGeneva station
$721One-way
1 transfer
SBB
08:20AM2h58
Basel SBB
11:18AMGeneva station
$1031One-way
1 transfer
SBB
10:03AM2h44
Basel SBB
12:47PMGeneva station
$1031One-way
1 transfer

Train schedule from Basel to Geneva

Showing trains for tomorrow, Friday, July 19
SNCF | TGV INOUI
07:21AM7h25
Basel SBB
02:46PMGeneva station
2 transfers
SBB
08:20AM2h58
Basel SBB
11:18AMGeneva station
1 transfer
SNCF | TGV Lyria
08:34AM6h55
Basel SBB
03:29PMGeneva station
1 transfer
SBB
09:03AM2h44
Basel SBB
11:47AMGeneva station
1 transfer
SBB
09:20AM2h58
Basel SBB
12:18PMGeneva station
1 transfer
SNCF | TGV INOUI
09:21AM7h17
Basel SBB
04:38PMGeneva station
2 transfers
SBB
10:03AM2h44
Basel SBB
12:47PMGeneva station
1 transfer
SBB
10:20AM2h58
Basel SBB
01:18PMGeneva station
1 transfer
SNCF | TGV Lyria
10:34AM6h55
Basel SBB
05:29PMGeneva station
1 transfer
SNCF | TGV Lyria
12:34PM6h55
Basel SBB
07:29PMGeneva station
1 transfer
SNCF | TGV INOUI
01:21PM6h13
Basel SBB
07:34PMGeneva station
2 transfers
SNCF | TGV Lyria
02:34PM6h55
Basel SBB
09:29PMGeneva station
1 transfer
SNCF | TER
02:34PM6h12
Basel SBB
08:46PMGeneva station
2 transfers
SNCF | TGV INOUI
04:21PM6h14
Basel SBB
10:35PMGeneva station
2 transfers
SNCF | TGV Lyria
04:34PM6h55
Basel SBB
11:29PMGeneva station
1 transfer

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Fastest train times from Basel to Geneva

Showing times and prices for Jul 19

Fastest Journey

2 h 44 m

Average

5 h 29 m

Trains per day

15

Distance

186 km

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

Fastest
SBB
09:03AM2h44
Basel SBB
11:47AMGeneva station
$721One-way
1 transfer
Fastest
SBB
10:03AM2h44
Basel SBB
12:47PMGeneva station
$1031One-way
1 transfer
SBB
09:20AM2h58
Basel SBB
12:18PMGeneva station
$721One-way
1 transfer
SBB
08:20AM2h58
Basel SBB
11:18AMGeneva station
$1031One-way
1 transfer
SBB
10:20AM2h58
Basel SBB
01:18PMGeneva station
$721One-way
1 transfer

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Overview: Train from Basel to Geneva

distanceDistance115 miles (185 km)
durationAverage train duration2 h 44 min
priceAverage train ticket price$94 (€81)
frequencyTrain frequency3 a day
changesDirect trainNo
carriersTrain companiesSBB

Trains from Basel to Geneva cover the 115 miles (185 km) long route taking on average 2 h 44 min with our travel partners like SBB. Normally, there are 3 trains operating per day. While the average ticket price for this trip costs around $94 (€81), you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as $51 (€43). Travelers depart most frequently from Basel SBB and arrive in Geneva.

Train companies: SBB from Basel to Geneva trains

Travel between Basel and Geneva from $51 (€43) with Omio’s train partners SBB! You can find the best schedules and tickets when comparing and booking the most popular route for you.

SBB is the national railway company of Switzerland which operates trains from Basel to Geneva. It operates a wide range of trains, including InterCity, InterRegio, RegioExpress, Regio, S-Bahn, and InterCityExpress. InterCity trains are the fastest, with speeds of up to 200 km/h, while Regio trains are the slowest, with speeds of up to 120 km/h. SBB also offers a variety of ticket types, such as the Swiss Travel Pass, Half-Fare Card, and Super Saver tickets. Onboard facilities include Wi-Fi, power outlets, and a restaurant car. The most popular routes for SBB are from Zurich to Geneva, Basel to Bern, and Geneva to Lausanne.

SBB from Basel to Geneva train information:

  • Average Duration: 2 h 44 min
  • Cheapest Price: $51
  • SBB frequency: 3 a day

FAQs: Trains from Basel to Geneva

FAQs: Travel by train from Basel to Geneva 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 Geneva.
FAQs
Cheap train tickets from Basel to Geneva can start from as little as $51 (€43) when you book in advance. The average train ticket price for Basel to Geneva is $94 (€81); however, prices vary depending on the time of day and class and they tend to be more expensive on the day.
On average the Basel to Geneva train time is 2 h 44 min   covering the 115 mile (185 km) long route, but the journey time can vary depending on specific dates or if traveling on weekends and holidays.
The first train from Basel to Geneva leaves at 6: 25 AM. Plan your trip with the Journey Planner   from Omio.
The last train from Basel to Geneva leaves at 10: 31 PM.
There are 3 trains a day from Basel to Geneva which require at least one change with SBB. Schedules can vary on holidays or weekends with fewer trains.
When taking a train from Basel to Geneva, you can count on SBB for the best way to get you to Geneva. You can also check all possible train providers who offer a service between Basel and Geneva and compare the amenities they offer before buying a train ticket.
No, there are no night trains, the latest train for this route is 10: 31 PM.

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 Geneva, located 1.2 miles (2 km) away from the city centre.

A trip to Geneva from Basel is worth doing but not as a day trip with a journey time of 2 h 44 min each way. Check with Omio app   the best way to travel.
The cheapest month to travel from Basel to Geneva by train is November.
It's helpful to compare your options as there are 2 ways to travel to Geneva from Basel including taking a train or bus.

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