Basel to Prague by train

  • First train
    05:01
  • Last train
    23:40
  • Avg changes
    2
  • Fastest journey
    10hr 3m
  • Distance
    576 kilometres
  • Trains per Day
    14
  • Avg. journey time
    14hr 58m
  • Train Operators

Travelling from Basel to Prague by train

Fast trains from Basel to Prague take around 10 hours and 3 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 576 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Basel and Prague.

1. Are there direct trains from Basel to Prague?

Journeys between Basel and Prague usually involve 2 changes of train.

We usually find around 14 departures on the route from Basel to Prague 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 13 departures.

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

The Basel to Prague train travel time is normally about 10 hours and 3 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

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

On weekdays the earliest train to Prague is usually scheduled to depart Basel around 05:01 and the last train is around 23:40. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Basel around 05:47, and the last at 23:40.

When to book Basel to Prague 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 Basel to Prague by train.

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Which train companies operate between Basel and Prague?

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

  • Alex
  • Erfurter Bahn
  • Erfurter Bahn Express
  • Eurocity (EC)
  • Express-Zug
  • ICE
  • Intercity
  • Intercity-Express (ICE)
  • Intercités
  • Interregio
  • Oberpfalzbahn
  • Regional-Express
  • Regionalbahn
  • Regionalzug
  • Rychlík vyšší kvality
  • S-Bahn
  • SBB
  • SuperCity
  • Trilex
  • Trilex-express
  • Waldbahn

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 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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