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    8hr 41m

Travelling from Cambridge to Basel by train

Fast trains from Cambridge to Basel take around 8 hours and 41 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 743 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Cambridge and Basel.

Are there direct trains from Cambridge to Basel?

Journeys between Cambridge and Basel usually involve 2 changes of train.

We usually find around 20 departures on the route from Cambridge to Basel every weekday that leave enough time to change trains without waiting around for longer than necessary.

Trains are typically more frequent on weekends, when we found around 22 departures.

How long is the train journey from Cambridge to Basel?

The Cambridge to Basel train travel time is normally about 8 hours and 41 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

What are the Cambridge to Basel train times and schedule?

On weekdays the earliest train to Basel is usually scheduled to depart Cambridge around 04:48 and the last train is around 18:13. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Cambridge around 05:45, and the last at 13:32.

When to book Cambridge to Basel train tickets?

Trains for this journey usually open for booking around 3 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 Cambridge to Basel by train.

Which train companies operate between Cambridge and Basel?

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

  • Abellio Greater Anglia
  • Alleo
  • Eurostar
  • Great Northern
  • Intercity
  • Intercity-Express (ICE)
  • London Underground
  • TGV
  • Thameslink
  • Train Express Regional

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 rail 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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