Cheap train tickets from Vienna to Basel

Showing times and prices for Dec 6

Cheapest

$45

Average

$143

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.

Cheapest
07:55PMWien Südtiroler Platz (Tiefgeschoß Straßenbahn)12h52 08:47AMBasel SBB
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$451One-way
2nd Cheapest
06:30PMWien Südtiroler Platz (Tiefgeschoß Straßenbahn)11h52 06:22AMBasel SBB
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$1201One-way
2nd Cheapest
10:30AMWien Südtiroler Platz (Tiefgeschoß Straßenbahn)9h17 07:47PMBasel SBB
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$1201One-way
2nd Cheapest
12:30PMWien Südtiroler Platz (Tiefgeschoß Straßenbahn)9h35 10:05PMBasel SBB
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$1201One-way
2nd Cheapest
02:30PMWien Südtiroler Platz (Tiefgeschoß Straßenbahn)9h24 11:54PMBasel SBB
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$1201One-way

Train schedule from Vienna to Basel

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05:30AMWien Südtiroler Platz (Tiefgeschoß Straßenbahn)8h58 02:28PMBasel SBB
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07:30AMWien Südtiroler Platz (Tiefgeschoß Straßenbahn)8h58 04:28PMBasel SBB
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08:30AMWien Südtiroler Platz (Tiefgeschoß Straßenbahn)9h17 05:47PMBasel SBB
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09:30AMWien Südtiroler Platz (Tiefgeschoß Straßenbahn)8h58 06:28PMBasel SBB
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09:55AMWien Südtiroler Platz (Tiefgeschoß Straßenbahn)9h33 07:28PMBasel SBB
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10:30AMWien Südtiroler Platz (Tiefgeschoß Straßenbahn)9h17 07:47PMBasel SBB
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10:30AMWien Südtiroler Platz (Tiefgeschoß Straßenbahn)8h58 07:28PMBasel SBB
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11:15AMWien Südtiroler Platz (Tiefgeschoß Straßenbahn)10h34 09:49PMBasel SBB
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11:30AMWien Südtiroler Platz (Tiefgeschoß Straßenbahn)8h58 08:28PMBasel SBB
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12:30PMWien Südtiroler Platz (Tiefgeschoß Straßenbahn)9h35 10:05PMBasel SBB
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12:30PMWien Südtiroler Platz (Tiefgeschoß Straßenbahn)9h19 09:49PMBasel SBB
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01:30PMWien Südtiroler Platz (Tiefgeschoß Straßenbahn)9h18 10:48PMBasel SBB
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01:30PMWien Südtiroler Platz (Tiefgeschoß Straßenbahn)9h02 10:32PMBasel SBB
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02:30PMWien Südtiroler Platz (Tiefgeschoß Straßenbahn)9h24 11:54PMBasel SBB
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03:30PMWien Südtiroler Platz (Tiefgeschoß Straßenbahn)9h07 12:37AMBasel SBB
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03:30PMWien Südtiroler Platz (Tiefgeschoß Straßenbahn)9h18 12:48AMBasel SBB
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05:15PMWien Südtiroler Platz (Tiefgeschoß Straßenbahn)13h07 06:22AMBasel SBB
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06:30PMWien Südtiroler Platz (Tiefgeschoß Straßenbahn)11h52 06:22AMBasel SBB
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07:55PMWien Südtiroler Platz (Tiefgeschoß Straßenbahn)12h52 08:47AMBasel SBB
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08:13PMWien Südtiroler Platz (Tiefgeschoß Straßenbahn)11h07 07:20AMBasel SBB
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Dec 5
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$199easyJet
Mon
Dec 6
$45Deutsche Bahn with connection
$135Flixbus
$827Austrian Airlines
Tue
Dec 7
$45Deutsche Bahn with connection
$45Union Ivkoni International
$223Austrian Airlines
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Dec 8
$45Deutsche Bahn
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$598Austrian Airlines
Thu
Dec 9
$45Deutsche Bahn
$94Flixbus
$433Austrian Airlines
Fri
Dec 10
$45Deutsche Bahn
$48Flixbus
$119easyJet
Sat
Dec 11
$45Deutsche Bahn
$77Flixbus
$290Lufthansa Cityline
Sun
Dec 12
$45Deutsche Bahn with connection
$45Union Ivkoni International
$136easyJet
Mon
Dec 13
$72ÖBB
$94Flixbus
$238Austrian Airlines
Tue
Dec 14
$45Deutsche Bahn
$45Union Ivkoni International
$109Austrian Airlines
Wed
Dec 15
$72ÖBB
$48Flixbus
$238Austrian Airlines
Thu
Dec 16
$84ÖBB
$65Flixbus
$45easyJet
Fri
Dec 17
$45Deutsche Bahn with connection
$65Flixbus
$51easyJet
Sat
Dec 18
$45Deutsche Bahn with connection
$80Flixbus
$242Austrian Airlines
Sun
Dec 19
$120ÖBB
$51Union Ivkoni International
$63easyJet
Mon
Dec 20
$45Deutsche Bahn with connection
$68Flixbus
$57easyJet
Tue
Dec 21
$45Deutsche Bahn with connection
$54Union Ivkoni International
$47easyJet
Wed
Dec 22
$45Deutsche Bahn with connection
$83Flixbus
$57easyJet
Thu
Dec 23
$45Deutsche Bahn with connection
$85Flixbus
$90easyJet
Fri
Dec 24
$45Deutsche Bahn
$76Flixbus
$47easyJet
Sat
Dec 25
$45Deutsche Bahn with connection
$78Flixbus
$120Austrian Airlines

Fastest train times from Vienna to Basel

Showing times and prices for Dec 6

Fastest Journey

8 h 58 m

Average

9 h 52 m

Trains per day

20

Distance

660 km

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

Fastest
11:30AMWien Südtiroler Platz (Tiefgeschoß Straßenbahn)8h58 08:28PMBasel SBB
2 changes
$1721One-way
Fastest
05:30AMWien Südtiroler Platz (Tiefgeschoß Straßenbahn)8h58 02:28PMBasel SBB
1 changes
$1441One-way
Fastest
07:30AMWien Südtiroler Platz (Tiefgeschoß Straßenbahn)8h58 04:28PMBasel SBB
1 changes
$1721One-way
Fastest
09:30AMWien Südtiroler Platz (Tiefgeschoß Straßenbahn)8h58 06:28PMBasel SBB
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$1721One-way
Fastest
10:30AMWien Südtiroler Platz (Tiefgeschoß Straßenbahn)8h58 07:28PMBasel SBB
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$1441One-way

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Train Information between Vienna and Basel

distanceDistance409 miles (659 km)
durationAverage train duration9 h 18 min
priceAverage train ticket price$64 (€53)
frequencyTrain frequency5 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 5 direct trains a day
carriersTrain companiesÖBB | 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.

Train companies

ÖBB from Vienna to Basel

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

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!

  • Average Price: $172

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:

  • Refund or voucher policy
  • ÖBB has granted goodwill arrangements for tickets bought until March 15, 2020.
    • National ÖBB: Tickets valid until June 1, 2020, can be refunded as a voucher
    • International ÖBB: Ticket refunds depend on the current entry regulations set by the government of the destination country
  • Cashless payments recommended
  • Online booking and check-in recommended

Travel Tips

Trains from Vienna to Basel
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FAQs
What are the travel restrictions for Basel, Switzerland if I'm coming from Vienna, Austria by train?

Travel by train between Vienna, Austria and Basel, Switzerland is: Partially open.

Is international entry into Basel from Vienna restricted?

International entry is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Austria

Do I need to quarantine on arrival in Switzerland from Vienna?

Entry Requirements:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival or 14 day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Negative COVID-19 test is required to end quarantine early. This test occurs on day 4 in quarantine
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Health declaration required
  • Digital entry registration is required prior to arrival

What are the safety rules to follow in Basel, Switzerland?

The government of Switzerland has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

  • Physical distance required: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face mask required: Mandatory

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

What is the restriction level for the return leg of a round trip journey from Basel, Switzerland to Vienna, Austria?

Return travel from Switzerland to Austria is: Partially open.

Are there any international entry restrictions on returning to Vienna from Basel?

Entry into Austria is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Switzerland

Do I need to quarantine on arrival in Austria from Basel?

Requirements for reentering:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Travellers with the Digital Green Certificate are exempt from the quarantine. Digital Green Certificate is proof that a person has been vaccinated against COVID-19, received a negative test result, or recovered from COVID-19
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test

What are the safety rules to follow in Vienna, Austria?

The government of Austria has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

  • Physical distance requirement: 1 metre (s) (3 feet)
  • Face mask requirement: Mandatory

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.

How much do cheap trains to Basel from Vienna cost?
Looking to save money on your trip? Omio customers have found the cheapest train between Vienna and Basel for the next 7 days starting from $45 (€38)  one way.
What is the price of a train ticket from Vienna to Basel?
In the next 7 days you can expect to pay on average $64 (€53)  for a train ticket between Vienna and Basel.
How many miles is it from Vienna to Basel by train?
You should expect to travel around 409 miles (659 km)  from Vienna to Basel by train.
How long is the train ride from Vienna to Basel?
While the time it takes to travel 409 miles (659 km) between Vienna and Basel can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and holidays, the Vienna to Basel train journey time is on average 9 h 18 min.
What station does the train from Vienna to Basel depart from? Which Basel train station do I come into from Vienna?

When traveling this route, Omio customers are departing most frequently from Wien Westbahnhof   and arriving in Basel SBB.

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

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.

What train companies offer a service from Vienna to Basel?
Take the Vienna to Basel train with ÖBB | Railjet, ÖBB, ÖBB | Nightjet or ÖBB | ICE. However, it's always good to check out all possible train companies for the trip between Vienna and Basel as there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
How many trains are there between Vienna and Basel a day?
The average number of trains departing Vienna for Basel is 5 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.
What are the first and last departure train times from Vienna to Basel?
The first Vienna to Basel train departs at 7: 25 AM   and the last train from Vienna to Basel leaves at 6: 55 PM. Check out the most up-to-date train schedule from Vienna to Basel on Omio and find the best time to travel to your destination.
How early should I buy train tickets between Vienna and Basel to score the best deals?
The price of a one way train ticket from Vienna to Basel is on average $64 (€53) if you purchase within the next 7 days. But we recommend booking tickets before your planned travel date to find the best prices for trains from all possible train providers offering this journey. In general, you can find train tickets from Vienna to Basel available a few months in advance.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Vienna
Basel
The major railway station for departures from Vienna is Wien Westbahnhof. Read all the information you need to know about services, amenities and connections at Wien Westbahnhof for your journey between Vienna and Basel.