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Travel Information between Geneva and Basel

distanceDistance115 miles (185 km)
modeAvailable travel modesTrain
fastestFastest modeTrain • $64 (€51) • 2 h 38 min
carriersPopular travel companiesSBB

Travel 115 miles (185 km) by train from Geneva to Basel. SBB is the main travel company operating this trip. Travelers can even take a direct from Geneva to Basel.

How to get from Geneva to Basel

The Best Way According to our Users

Whether it is for business or leisure, in order to travel from Geneva to Basel, 100,00% of our customers choose the train as their preferred mode of transportation. By traveling by train on this route, you can enjoy the comfort of spacious seats, spectacular views—and in some cases free Wi-Fi—in both second and first class. Our customers have decided that the train is the best way to get from Geneva to Basel and have chosen to enjoy this fast, safe and efficient way to arrive at their destination. Taking the train also avoids long lines or potential expenses for transfers to/from the station—especially since most main railway stations are located in the city center. Train companies in Europe vary from country to country, but most of them offer high-speed train routes, therefore when you add up at the end-to-end journey time, the train is often also the fastest way to get to your destination.

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Travel Tips

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

You can go from Geneva to Basel by train.

What is the quickest way from Geneva to Basel?

The fastest way to travel from Geneva to Basel is by train with an average journey time of 2 h 38 min.

What is the distance between Geneva and Basel?

The distance from Geneva to Basel is approximately 115 miles (185 km).

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

The average frequency per day from Geneva to Basel is:

  • 25 trains a day.

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

When traveling between Geneva and Basel, where do I depart from Geneva and where do I arrive in Basel?

These are the most popular departure and arrival points when traveling from Geneva to Basel:

  • Most travelers catch their train from Genève and arrive in Basel Bahnhof SBB.
Who can get me from Geneva to Basel?

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

  • You can travel by train to Basel from Geneva with SBB, and you can find SBB Geneva to Basel tickets for $64 (€51) on Omio.
Where else should I travel to after my journey to Basel from Geneva ends?
Many of our customers traveling from Geneva to Basel don't make Basel their final stop. Some of the destinations worth visiting after Basel are Zurich, Paris or Milan, either of which you could add to your trip itinerary. Check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel from Basel to any of these top destinations today!
How far in advance should I purchase my Geneva to Basel one way ticket online to get the best deals?

Before traveling from Geneva to Basel, it’s good to know what ticket you can book and how much it will cost in the next 7 days:

  • A train ticket costs $64 (€51) one way on average for this trip.

But we recommend booking Geneva to Basel tickets online a few months before your planned travel date to score the best deals and save money on your trip.


Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Geneve, Cornavin

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