Lausanne to Basel by train
Avg. journey time
Travelling from Lausanne to Basel by train
Fast trains from Lausanne to Basel take around 2 hours and 9 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 136 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Lausanne and Basel.
1. Are there direct trains from Lausanne to Basel?
Journeys between Lausanne and Basel usually involve one change of train.
We usually find around 47 departures on the route from Lausanne 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 43 departures.
2. How long is the train journey from Lausanne to Basel?
The Lausanne to Basel train travel time is normally about 2 hours and 9 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.
3. What are the Lausanne to Basel train times and schedule?
On weekdays the earliest train to Basel is usually scheduled to depart Lausanne around 04:44 and the last train is around 00:36.
At weekends the first train of the day leaves Lausanne around 05:43, and the last at 00:44.
What's the Lausanne to Basel train price?
The cheapest tickets we've found for trains from Lausanne to Basel are $62.75, and there isn't much difference in price depending on when you book.
Trains departing 30 days in advance will cost around $62, and when booking 7 days in advance the price is usually the same. Booking on the day of travel may be more expensive.
When to book Lausanne to Basel train tickets?
Trains in Switzerland usually open for booking around 0 days in advance.
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Which train companies operate between Lausanne and Basel?
More than one train company operates on the route from Lausanne to Basel, so you’ll be travelling with one or more of the following rail operators:
- Eurocity (EC)
- Intercity-Express (ICE)
You can check which train you’ll be travelling on by looking for the train name in search results.
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