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Fribourg to Basel by train

  • First train
    05:34
  • Last train
    23:34
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    1hr 25m
  • Distance
    89 kilometres
  • Trains per Day
    25
  • Avg. journey time
    1hr 37m
  • Train Operators

Travelling from Fribourg to Basel by train

Fast trains from Fribourg to Basel take around 1 hour and 25 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 89 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Fribourg and Basel.

1. Are there direct trains from Fribourg to Basel?

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

We usually find around 27 departures on the route from Fribourg 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 21 departures.

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

The Fribourg to Basel train travel time is normally about 1 hour and 25 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

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

On weekdays the earliest train to Basel is usually scheduled to depart Fribourg around 05:34 and the last train is around 23:34. This is the same at the weekend.

When to book Fribourg to Basel train tickets?

Trains in Switzerland usually open for booking around 0 days 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 Fribourg to Basel by train.

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Which train companies operate between Fribourg and Basel?

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

  • Eurocity
  • Eurocity (EC)
  • ICE
  • InterCity
  • Intercity-Express
  • Intercity-Express (ICE)
  • Intercités
  • Interregio
  • Regional Express
  • S-Bahn

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

Basel to Fribourg 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.