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from Basel to Schaffhausen

You can get from Basel to Schaffhausen by train, bus or flight.

Our recommendation

To get from Basel to Schaffhausen on Oct 26 we recommend taking a train because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

06:28PMBasel SBB1h14 07:42PMSchaffhausen
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06:28PMBasel SBB1h14 07:42PMSchaffhausen
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04:28PMBasel SBB1h14 05:42PMSchaffhausen
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02:27PMBasel SBB1h15 03:42PMSchaffhausen
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Deutsche Bahn

Travel Information from Basel to Schaffhausen

distanceDistance50 miles (81 km)
modeAvailable travel modesTrain
fastestFastest modeTrain • $33 (€27) • 1 h 14 min
carriersPopular travel companiesDeutsche Bahn with connection

Take a train to travel 50 miles (81 km) from Basel to Schaffhausen. Deutsche Bahn with connection is the main travel company operating this trip. Travelers can even take a direct train from Basel to Schaffhausen.

Travel Tips

Travel from Basel to Schaffhausen
Travel to Schaffhausen 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 Basel to Schaffhausen.
How do I go from Basel to Schaffhausen?

You can travel to Schaffhausen from Basel by train.

What is the fastest way from Basel to Schaffhausen?

The fastest way to travel from Basel to Schaffhausen is by train with an average journey time of 1 h 14 min.

What is the distance between Basel and Schaffhausen?

You should expect to travel around 50 miles (81 km) between Basel and Schaffhausen.

How many scheduled departures are there a day from Basel to Schaffhausen?

The average frequency per day from Basel to Schaffhausen is:

  • 16 trains per day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your trip to Schaffhausen from Basel as scheduled services by train can vary by season or day of the week.

Where do I depart from Basel? Where do I arrive in Schaffhausen?

These are the most popular departure and arrival points from Basel to Schaffhausen:

  • Trains most often depart from Basel at Basel SBB and arrive in Schaffhausen at Schaffhausen.
Which travel operators can get me to Schaffhausen from Basel?

Let Omio help you find the best company to travel with between Basel and Schaffhausen:

  • You can take a train from Basel to Schaffhausen with Deutsche Bahn with connection. Cheap tickets can be found for $33 (€27) with Deutsche Bahn with connection from Basel to Schaffhausen.
Is there a way to travel directly from Basel to Schaffhausen?

Yes, there is a direct route available from Basel to Schaffhausen:

  • You can find around 16 direct trains per day and travel with.

Direct services tend to save you time and add more convenience in getting you to Schaffhausen as you won't need to transfer at another stop in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking your tickets between Basel and Schaffhausen.

What other destinations are worth visiting after traveling from Basel to Schaffhausen?
Many of our customers who book a trip from Basel to Schaffhausen often extend their vacation and travel to other popular destinations like Zurich, Stuttgart or Munich. If you’re thinking of adding another destination to your Basel and Schaffhausen itinerary, let Omio find you the best connections between Schaffhausen and any of these top destinations today!
How early should I book tickets between Basel and Schaffhausen online for the best deals?

When planning your trip from Basel to Schaffhausen, it’s good to keep in mind what tickets to book and their prices in the next 7 days:

  • Train tickets are costing $33 (€27) one way on average.

However, we recommend buying tickets from Basel to Schaffhausen online a few months in advance to get the best deals and save money on your upcoming journey.

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