Trier to Basel by train Find train times and tickets

  • First train
    04:11
  • Last train
    23:45
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    4hr 57m

Travelling from Trier to Basel by train

The fastest trains from Trier to Basel take around 4 hours and 57 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 255 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Trier and Basel.

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

We usually find around 19 departures on the route from Trier 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. The duration is normally about 4 hours and 57 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

On weekdays the earliest train to Basel is usually scheduled to depart Trier around 04:11 and the last train is around 23:45. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Trier around 05:26, and the last at 23:45.

Route map is indicative only and may differ from the optimal route. Actual routes will be displayed when searching.

When to book Trier 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 Trier to Basel by train.

Which trains operate between Trier and Basel?

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

  • Eurocity (EC)
  • ICE
  • Intercity
  • Intercity-Express (ICE)
  • Intercités
  • Regional-Express
  • Regionalbahn

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

Find journey information for Basel to Trier

Route map is indicative only and may differ from the optimal route. Actual routes will be displayed when searching.

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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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