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Travelling from Düsseldorf to Basel by train

Fast trains from Düsseldorf to Basel take around 4 hours and 25 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 413 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Düsseldorf and Basel.

Are there direct trains from Düsseldorf to Basel?

Direct trains from Düsseldorf to Basel have been found.

We usually find around 14 direct trains on the route from Düsseldorf to Basel every weekday.

Trains are typically more frequent on weekends, when we found around 20 departures.

How long is the train journey from Düsseldorf to Basel?

The Düsseldorf to Basel train travel time is normally about 4 hours and 25 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

What are the Düsseldorf to Basel train times and schedule?

On weekdays the earliest direct train to Basel is usually scheduled to depart Düsseldorf around 08:04 and the last train is around 23:28. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Düsseldorf around 08:03, and the last at 23:35.

When to book Düsseldorf to Basel 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 Düsseldorf to Basel by train.

Which train companies operate between Düsseldorf and Basel?

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

  • CityNightLine
  • Eurocity (EC)
  • ICE
  • Intercity
  • Intercity-Express (ICE)
  • Intercités

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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