Basel to Frankfurt am Main by train Find train times and tickets

  • First train
    04:12
  • Last train
    23:23
  • Avg changes
    0
  • Fastest journey
    2hr 37m

Travelling from Basel to Frankfurt am Main by train

Fast trains from Basel to Frankfurt am Main take around 2 hours and 37 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 296 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Basel and Frankfurt am Main.

Are there direct trains from Basel to Frankfurt am Main?

Direct trains from Basel to Frankfurt am Main have been found.

We usually find around 19 direct trains on the route from Basel to Frankfurt am Main every weekday.

Trains usually run with a similar frequency on weekends.

How long is the train journey from Basel to Frankfurt am Main?

The Basel to Frankfurt am Main train travel time is normally about 2 hours and 37 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

What are the Basel to Frankfurt am Main train times and schedule?

On weekdays the earliest direct train to Frankfurt am Main is usually scheduled to depart Basel around 04:12 and the last train is around 23:23. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Basel around 05:11, and the last at 23:23.

When to book Basel to Frankfurt am Main train tickets?

Trains for this journey usually open for booking around 6 months in advance. If booking is not yet open for your dates then you can set a booking alert to receive an email on the day that the cheapest tickets are released for your journey from Basel to Frankfurt am Main by train.

Which train companies operate between Basel and Frankfurt am Main?

More than one train company operates on the route from Basel to Frankfurt am Main, so you’ll be travelling with one or more of the following rail operators:

  • Eurocity (EC)
  • Eurocités
  • ICE
  • InterCity
  • Intercity-Express (ICE)
  • Intercités

You can check which train you’ll be travelling on by looking for the train name in search results.

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Child and youth passengers

The definition of "Child" and "Youth" varies by country and operator. This is why we ask for the age of young passengers.

Sometimes children below a certain age can travel without a seat for free. If you want to guarantee a seat for child passengers, enter '6' as the age of the child.

Read more about child and youth passenger ages. See also youth discounts and railcards.

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