The best way to find a cheap train ticket from Basel to Olten is to book your journey as far in advance as possible and to avoid traveling at rush hour.
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Trains per day
Of the 50 trains that leave Basel for Olten every day 46 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.
|Distance||20 miles (33 km)|
|Average train duration||29 min|
|Average train ticket price||$22 (€19)|
|Train frequency||111 a day|
|Direct train||Yes, there are 102 direct trains a day|
|Train companies||SBB or Deutsche Bahn|
Trains from Basel to Olten cover the 20 miles (33 km) long trip taking on average 29 min with our travel partners like SBB or Deutsche Bahn. Normally, there are 111 trains operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this route for as low as $22 (€19), but the average price of train tickets is $22 (€19). Travelers depart most frequently from Basel SBB and arrive in Olten.
Find the best trains from Basel to Olten with Omio's travel partners Deutsche Bahn and SBB from $22 (€19). We can find you the best deals, schedules and tickets when comparing and booking the best route.
SBB is the national railway company of Switzerland which operates trains between Basel and Olten. 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.
When departing from Basel, you have various train station options to start your journey from including Basel SBB, Basel St Johann and Basel Bad Bhf. When arriving in Olten, you can end your trip in train stations like Olten, Olten, Bahnhof and Olten Hammer.
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 Olten, located 0.9 miles (1.4 km) away from the city centre.
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