The best way to find a cheap train ticket from Salzburg to Basel is to book your journey as far in advance as possible and to avoid traveling at rush hour.
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6 h 32 m
8 h 25 m
Trains per day
Of the 5 trains that leave Salzburg for Basel every day 5 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.
|Distance||254 miles (410 km)|
|Average train duration||6 h 32 min|
|Average train ticket price||$58 (€52)|
|Train frequency||2 a day|
|Train companies||ÖBB | Euro City (EC), Deutsche Bahn with connection, ÖBB or Deutsche Bahn|
Trains from Salzburg to Basel cover the 254 miles (410 km) long journey taking on average 6 h 32 min with our travel partners like ÖBB | Euro City (EC), Deutsche Bahn with connection, ÖBB or Deutsche Bahn. Normally, there are 2 trains operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this route for as low as $37 (€33), but the average price of train tickets is $58 (€52). Travelers depart most frequently from Salzburg Hbf and arrive in Basel SBB.
Deutsche Bahn and ÖBB trains will get you from Salzburg to Basel from $37 (€33). With over 1000 travel companies on Omio, you can find the best train times and tickets for your trip.
Deutsche Bahn is a German train company that operates trains throughout the country including trains between Salzburg and Basel. It offers a wide range of services, including high-speed InterCity Express (ICE) trains, regional trains, and night trains. ICE trains are the fastest and most comfortable way to travel, with speeds of up to 300 km/h. Regional trains are slower but offer more frequent stops and are ideal for shorter trips. Night trains are a great way to save time and money, with comfortable sleeping compartments and couchettes. Deutsche Bahn offers a variety of ticket types, including single tickets, day tickets, and group tickets. Onboard facilities include free Wi-Fi, power outlets, and a variety of food and beverage options. The most popular routes for Deutsche Bahn are between major cities such as Berlin, Munich, Hamburg, and Frankfurt. Other popular routes include Cologne to Stuttgart, Berlin to Dresden, and Hamburg to Cologne.
When departing from Salzburg, you have various train station options to start your route from including Salzburg Hbf, Salzburg, Hauptbahnhof (Südtiroler Platz) and Salzburg Mülln-Altstadt. When arriving in Basel, you can end your trip in train stations like Basel SBB, Basel St Johann and Basel Bad Bhf.
Passengers board the train most frequently from Salzburg Hbf, which is located around 1.1 miles (1.8 km) away from the city centre, and they get off the train at Basel SBB, located 1.3 miles (2.1 km) away from the city centre.
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