Cheap train tickets from Geneva to Basel

Showing times and prices for Jan 24

Cheapest

$80

Average

$90

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.

The average ticket from Geneva to Basel will cost around $ 90 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only $ 80.

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09:15AMGeneva2h38 11:53AMBasel SBB
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$801One-way
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08:15AMGeneva2h38 10:53AMBasel SBB
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$801One-way
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10:15AMGeneva2h38 12:53PMBasel SBB
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$801One-way
09:42AMGeneva2h50 12:32PMBasel SBB
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$801One-way
08:42AMGeneva2h50 11:32AMBasel SBB
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$801One-way

Train schedule from Geneva to Basel

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08:15AMGeneva2h38 10:53AMBasel SBB
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08:15AMGeneva2h54 11:09AMBasel, Brausebad
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08:42AMGeneva2h50 11:32AMBasel SBB
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08:42AMGeneva3h04 11:46AMBasel, Brausebad
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09:15AMGeneva2h38 11:53AMBasel SBB
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09:15AMGeneva3h04 12:19PMBasel Bad Bhf
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09:15AMGeneva2h54 12:09PMBasel, Brausebad
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09:42AMGeneva2h50 12:32PMBasel SBB
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09:42AMGeneva3h04 12:46PMBasel, Brausebad
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10:15AMGeneva2h38 12:53PMBasel SBB
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Mon
Jan 24
$80SBB
Tue
Jan 25
$60SBB
Wed
Jan 26
$66SBB
Thu
Jan 27
$61SBB
Fri
Jan 28
$62SBB
Sat
Jan 29
$61SBB
Sun
Jan 30
$61SBB
Mon
Jan 31
$61SBB
Tue
Feb 1
$61SBB
Wed
Feb 2
$60SBB
Thu
Feb 3
$61SBB
Fri
Feb 4
$61SBB
Sat
Feb 5
$58SBB
Sun
Feb 6
$58SBB
Mon
Feb 7
$61SBB
Tue
Feb 8
$38SBB
Wed
Feb 9
$60SBB
Thu
Feb 10
$52SBB
Fri
Feb 11
$61SBB
Sat
Feb 12
$61SBB

Fastest train times from Geneva to Basel

Showing times and prices for Jan 24

Fastest Journey

2 h 38 m

Average

2 h 51 m

Trains per day

10

Distance

186 km

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

Fastest
09:15AMGeneva2h38 11:53AMBasel SBB
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$801One-way
Fastest
08:15AMGeneva2h38 10:53AMBasel SBB
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$801One-way
Fastest
10:15AMGeneva2h38 12:53PMBasel SBB
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$801One-way
09:42AMGeneva2h50 12:32PMBasel SBB
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$801One-way
08:42AMGeneva2h50 11:32AMBasel SBB
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$801One-way

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Overview: Train from Geneva to Basel

distanceDistance115 miles (185 km)
durationAverage train duration2 h 38 min
priceAverage train ticket price$67 (€56)
changesDirect trainYes
carriersTrain providersSBB

Trains from Geneva to Basel cover the 115 miles (185 km) long trip taking on average 2 h 38 min with our travel partners like SBB. There are direct train services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this journey for as low as $60 (€50), but the average price of train tickets is $67 (€56). Travelers depart most frequently from Genève and arrive in Basel SBB.

Train companies: SBB from Geneva to Basel trains

Find the best trains from Geneva to Basel with Omio's travel partners SBB from $60 (€50). We can find you the best deals, schedules and tickets when comparing and booking the best journey.

SBB

SBB is Switzerland's main train company and for your next train trip to Basel from Geneva, SBB offers these ticket types: Round-trip Standard Ticket or First Class.

If you're looking for cheap SBB tickets from Geneva to Basel, check out Omio! With one-way Geneva to Basel train ticket prices starting as low as $60 (€50) when you book in advance, we'll help you get to Basel from Geneva by showing you the latest SBB offers, train schedules and tickets for this 115 miles (185 km) route. You can also review relevant ticket information for each class fare available on this route, such as baggage allowance and amenities offered onboard with SBB. If you search for SBB tickets between Geneva and Basel in the Omio app, you can quickly see if they are mobile tickets so that you can go paperless when taking the train. Whether you're looking for the cheapest, fastest or earliest train between Geneva and Basel on offer, Omio makes it easier than ever for you to find that perfect train with SBB so you can enjoy a smooth and comfortable journey.

  • Average Price: $60

Please follow the recommendations outlined by SBB when booking your train tickets to Basel from Geneva due to the coronavirus:

  • Normal conditions apply
  • Cashless payments recommended
  • Online booking and check-in recommended

Train tickets from Geneva to Basel: when to book to save $

Time Price Savings
1 week earlier 22 €
2 weeks earlier 21 €5%
3 weeks earlier 21 €5%
1 month before 21 €5%
2 months earlier 21 €5%


Train companies often offer promotional prices and offers—by buying in advance—you can get access the best prices for trains in the U.S., Canada, and the major European railroad operators. Search on Omio to check prices and cheap train tickets from Geneva - Basel. Easily find the most attractive rates and choose the your preferred route for your journey. Book and choose your mobile ticket: avoid the queues at the station and the added stress of printing your ticket.

The rule of buying in advance to save money is not only valid when booking a flight but also for train travel. Train tickets are generally on sale 6 months before the departure date. Some train booking tips from us:

  • Buying your train ticket from Geneva - Basel 3 weeks in advance means you can save on average up to 5% compared to the price available on the day of departure.
  • If you book a ticket Geneva - Basel with 2 months in advance you save up to about 5% compared to the initial price.
  • On Omio you can find all offers, train times and prices for train travel in Europe, the U.S., and Canada.

Travel Tips: Trains from Geneva to Basel

Travel by train to Basel 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 Geneva to Basel.
FAQs

How much do cheap trains between Geneva and Basel cost?

Omio customers have found the cheapest trains from Geneva to Basel to cost as little as $60 (€50)  in the next 7 days.

What is the cost of a train to Basel from Geneva?

In the next 7 days you can expect to pay on average $67 (€56)  for a train ticket between Geneva and Basel.

How many miles is it from Geneva to Basel by train?

When traveling this route you should expect the distance from Geneva to Basel by train to be approximately 115 miles (185 km).

What is the Geneva to Basel train travel time?

The train time to Basel from Geneva is on average 2 h 38 min  for the 115 miles (185 km) long journey, but the time it takes to go between Geneva and Basel by train can vary depending on specific dates or traveling on weekends and holidays.

What is the departure train station in Geneva and arrival train station in Basel?

There are a few train stations in Geneva to start your journey from including Genève and Geneva. In Basel you have a few train station options to choose from for your arrival including Basel SBB, Basel Bad Bhf and Basel, Birmannsgasse.

Omio customers traveling this route depart most frequently from Genève   and arrive in Basel SBB.

Where is the train station in Geneva to go to Basel? Where is the train station in Basel located?

Passengers booking this route most frequently board their trains from Genève and need to travel around 0.6 miles (950 m) from the city center to get to this train station.

Passengers arriving in Basel most often arrive at Basel SBB and need to travel around 1.1 miles (1.7 km) from this train station to the city center.

Which train providers can get me from Geneva to Basel?

Take the Geneva to Basel train with SBB. However, it's always good to check out all possible train providers for the trip to Basel from Geneva as there might be differences in the amenities they offer.

What time is the earliest train from Geneva to Basel? What time is the last train from Geneva to Basel?

You can take the earliest train from Geneva to Basel at 5: 42 AM   or take the last train from Geneva to Basel leaving at 9: 15 AM. Look for the latest Geneva to Basel train schedules on Omio and book the best time to take the train for this journey.

How early should I buy train tickets from Geneva to Basel to score the best deals?

In general, we recommend booking tickets for trains in advance to score the best deals from all possible train companies offering this trip and save money. If you purchase train tickets to Basel from Geneva within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average $67 (€56) one way. To find the best prices for this route, consider booking your train ticket from Geneva to Basel a few months in advance.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Geneva
Basel
Genève is the most popular Geneva railway station for Omio travelers, but it's not the only one. Read all the information you need to know about the main train stations in Geneva for your trip to Basel.