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 Vienna to Basel will cost around $ 143 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only $ 45.
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8 h 58 m
9 h 52 m
Trains per day
It's difficult to get from Vienna to Basel without transferring at least once.
|Distance||409 miles (659 km)|
|Average train duration||9 h 18 min|
|Average train ticket price||$64 (€53)|
|Train frequency||5 a day|
|Direct train||Yes, there are 5 direct trains a day|
|Train companies||ÖBB | Railjet, ÖBB, ÖBB | Nightjet or ÖBB | ICE|
Trains from Vienna to Basel cover the 409 miles (659 km) long journey taking on average 9 h 18 min with our travel partners like ÖBB | Railjet, ÖBB, ÖBB | Nightjet or ÖBB | ICE. Normally, there are 5 trains operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this trip for as low as $45 (€38), but the average price of train tickets is $64 (€53). Travelers depart most frequently from Wien Westbahnhof and arrive in Basel SBB.
ÖBB trains will get you from Vienna to Basel from $45 (€38). With over 1000 travel companies on Omio, you can find the best train times and tickets for your trip.
ÖBB is Austria's main train company and offers the following different ticket types for your next trip from Vienna to Basel by train: Standard Ticket, Comfort-Ticket, ÖBB Sparschiene-Ticket, ÖBB Sparschiene Comfort-Ticket.
It’s easy to book your ÖBB train ticket from Vienna to Basel online with Omio! Simply check the current ÖBB train schedules for your ideal departure and arrival times, compare the best route between Vienna and Basel as well as relevant travel information (such as baggage allowance and amenities offered onboard) for that train and book cheap ÖBB train tickets online. Prices for ÖBB trains from Vienna to Basel start at $172 (€144) one-way if you book in advance, and you can expect to travel around 409 miles (659 km). If you search for ÖBB trains in the Omio app, you can check straight away if the ÖBB tickets are mobile tickets, which makes it easier than ever to go paperless when traveling by train from Vienna to Basel. Let Omio do all the work for you finding the best Vienna to Basel ÖBB train ticket so you can enjoy a smooth and comfortable journey!
When purchasing your ÖBB train tickets from Vienna to Basel, keep the following coronavirus related policies and recommendations in mind outlined by our travel partner:
Travel by train between Vienna, Austria and Basel, Switzerland is: Partially open.
International entry is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Austria
The government of Switzerland has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:
The above information was last checked on 11/29/21. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train from Vienna to Basel closer to your date of departure here
Return travel from Switzerland to Austria is: Partially open.
Entry into Austria is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Switzerland
Requirements for reentering:
The government of Austria has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:
Last checked on 12/1/21. Please check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations closer to the travel date of your train to Vienna from Basel.
When traveling this route, Omio customers are departing most frequently from Wien Westbahnhof and arriving in Basel SBB.
Passengers board the train most frequently from Wien Westbahnhof, which is located around 1.8 miles (2.9 km) away from the city center, and they get off the train at Basel SBB, located 1.1 miles (1.7 km) away from the city center.
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