Bordeaux to Basel by train

  • First train
    05:28
  • Last train
    18:23
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    6hr 22m
  • Distance
    696 kilometres
  • Trains per Day
    23
  • Avg. journey time
    7hr 59m
  • Train Operators

Travelling from Bordeaux to Basel by train

Fast trains from Bordeaux to Basel take around 6 hours and 22 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 696 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Bordeaux and Basel.

1. Are there direct trains from Bordeaux to Basel?

Journeys between Bordeaux and Basel usually involve one change of train.

We usually find around 25 departures on the route from Bordeaux to Basel every weekday that leave enough time to change trains without waiting around for longer than necessary.

There are typically fewer departures at weekends, when we found around 22 departures.

2. How long is the train journey from Bordeaux to Basel?

The Bordeaux to Basel train travel time is normally about 6 hours and 22 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

3. What are the Bordeaux to Basel train times and schedule?

On weekdays the earliest train to Basel is usually scheduled to depart Bordeaux around 05:28 and the last train is around 18:23. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Bordeaux around 05:20, and the last at 21:04.

When to book Bordeaux to Basel train tickets?

Trains for this journey usually open for booking around 4 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 Bordeaux to Basel by train.

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Which train companies operate between Bordeaux and Basel?

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

  • Alleo
  • TGV
  • Train Express Regional

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

Basel to Bordeaux by train

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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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