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Basel to Neuchâtel by train

  • First train
    04:57
  • Last train
    00:42
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    1hr 28m
  • Distance
    79 kilometres
  • Trains per Day
    37
  • Avg. journey time
    2hr 19m
  • Train Operators

Travelling from Basel to Neuchâtel by train

Fast trains from Basel to Neuchâtel take around 1 hour and 28 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 79 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Basel and Neuchâtel.

1. Are there direct trains from Basel to Neuchâtel?

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

We usually find around 36 departures on the route from Basel to Neuchâtel 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 35 departures.

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

The Basel to Neuchâtel train travel time is normally about 1 hour and 28 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

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

On weekdays the earliest train to Neuchâtel is usually scheduled to depart Basel around 04:57 and the last train is around 00:42. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Basel around 06:04, and the last at 00:42.

When to book Basel to Neuchâtel 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 Basel to Neuchâtel by train.

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Which train companies operate between Basel and Neuchâtel?

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

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

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

Neuchâtel to Basel 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.