Basel to Trier by train

  • First train
    05:01
  • Last train
    23:40
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    5hr 14m
  • Distance
    255 kilometres
  • Trains per Day
    14
  • Avg. journey time
    7hr 12m
  • Train Operators

Travelling from Basel to Trier by train

Fast trains from Basel to Trier take around 5 hours and 14 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 255 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Basel and Trier.

1. Are there direct trains from Basel to Trier?

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

We usually find around 13 departures on the route from Basel to Trier 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 18 departures.

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

The Basel to Trier train travel time is normally about 5 hours and 14 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

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

On weekdays the earliest train to Trier 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 06:06, and the last at 23:40.

When to book Basel to Trier 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 Trier by train.

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Which train companies operate between Basel and Trier?

More than one train company operates on the route from Basel to Trier, 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.

Trier 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.

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