The best way to find a cheap train ticket from Basel to Trier is to book your journey as far in advance as possible and to avoid traveling at rush hour.
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5 h 21 m
7 h 27 m
Trains per day
Of the 2 trains that leave Basel for Trier every day 2 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.
|Distance||157 miles (253 km)|
|Average train duration||5 h 14 min|
|Average train ticket price||$44 (€39)|
|Train frequency||1 a day|
|Train providers||Deutsche Bahn|
Trains from Basel to Trier cover the 157 miles (253 km) long trip taking on average 5 h 14 min with our travel partners like Deutsche Bahn. Normally, there is 1 train operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this trip costs around $44 (€39), you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as $44 (€39). Travelers depart most frequently from Basel SBB and arrive in Trier Hbf.
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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 Trier 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.
Travel between Basel, Switzerland and Trier, Germany by train is: Unrestricted.
International entry status: Entry is unrestricted for citizens and permanent residents of Switzerland
Conditions of entry:
All travelers in Germany must observe these coronavirus safety measures:
The information above was last checked on 5/25/23. Remember to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train to Trier from Basel as this information can change.
The current restriction level for your return trip by train from Trier to Basel is: Unrestricted
Reentry to Switzerland is allowed for: Entry is unrestricted for citizens and permanent residents of Germany
What are the requirements?
The government of Switzerland has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:
Last checked on 5/25/23. We do our best to keep this information up to date, but regulations can change so please double check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations ahead of your train to Basel from Trier here.
When departing from Basel, you have various train station options to start your journey from including Basel SBB, Basel Bad Bhf and Basel, Birmannsgasse. When arriving in Trier, you can end your trip in train stations like Trier Hbf, Trier Süd and Trier, Hbf - Bussteig 1.
Omio customers book a train from Basel SBB to Trier Hbf most frequently for this route.
You can find the most popular departure train station for this route, Basel SBB, located approximately 1.4 miles (2.2 km) from the city center of Basel. The most popular arrival train station in Trier, called Trier Hbf, is located around 1.3 miles (2.1 km) away from its city center.
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