How to travel from Olten to Basel

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Travel Information to Basel from Olten

distanceDistance20 miles (33 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus or train
priceTicket price range$12 - $19
cheapestCheapest modeTrain • $12 (€11) • 26 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • $12 (€11) • 26 min
carriersPopular travel companiesSBB or SBB

Take a bus or train to travel 20 miles (33 km) from Olten to Basel. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 26 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a train is the best option with prices starting as low as $12 (€11). The most popular travel companies which serve this journey are SBB or SBB among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus or train from Olten to Basel.

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You can travel between Olten and Basel 2 different ways: bus or train.

The cheapest way to travel to Basel from Olten is by taking a train with an average price of $12 (€11).

This is compared to other travel options to Basel:

A train is $7 (€6) less than a bus for this route with tickets for a bus from Olten to Basel costing on average $19 (€17).

The fastest way to get to Basel from Olten is by train with an average travel time of 26 min.

Other travel options to Basel can usually take longer:

In comparison, going by bus can take 3 h 22 min   on average.

The distance is approximately 20 miles (33 km) from Olten to Basel.

The average frequency per day from Olten to Basel is:

  • Around 25 trains per day.

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

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

  • Most travelers who buy a bus ticket from Olten to Basel depart from Olten, Gösgerstrasse (Bahnhof) to Basel, Bahnhof.
  • Most travelers board their train from Olten Bhf and arrive in Basel SBB.

Omio works with many trusted partners that can help you travel the best way from Olten to Basel:

  • You can take a bus from Olten to Basel with SBB. Cheap tickets can be found for $19 (€17) with SBB from Olten to Basel.
  • You can go to Basel from Olten by train with SBB. You'll see cheap train tickets for $12 (€11) with SBB from Olten to Basel on Omio.

Yes, there are direct services available from Olten to Basel with the following travel companies:

  • You can travel directly by train with SBB with 25 direct trains per day.

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

Omio customers who travel from Olten to Basel often also extend their vacation to go to Zurich, Paris or Milan. Omio can help you plan your trip by finding the best connections between Basel and these popular destinations at a great price.

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

  • Bus tickets cost on average $19 (€17) one way.
  • Train tickets cost on average $12 (€11) one way.

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

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