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Travelling from Heidelberg to Basel by train

Fast trains from Heidelberg to Basel take around 2 hours and 25 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 222 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Heidelberg and Basel.

Are there direct trains from Heidelberg to Basel?

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

We usually find around 52 departures on the route from Heidelberg 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 51 departures.

How long is the train journey from Heidelberg to Basel?

The Heidelberg to Basel train travel time is normally about 2 hours and 25 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

What are the Heidelberg to Basel train times and schedule?

On weekdays the earliest train to Basel is usually scheduled to depart Heidelberg around 04:05 and the last train is around 00:55. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Heidelberg around 05:23, and the last at 22:14.

When to book Heidelberg to Basel 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 Heidelberg to Basel by train.

Which train companies operate between Heidelberg and Basel?

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

  • ECE
  • Eurocity (EC)
  • Eurocity-Express
  • ICE
  • InterCity
  • Intercity-Express (ICE)
  • Intercités
  • Regional Express
  • Regional-Express
  • Regionalbahn
  • S-Bahn
  • SBB

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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