Mönchengladbach to Basel by train

Prices explained

Prices explained

At Loco2 we believe in price transparency. We use real data from Loco2 searches to estimate the cheapest fares you should be able to find for your journey.

The cheapest price is the lowest fare we've ever found for this journey. These prices can usually be found by searching when booking opens but they vary due to availability, which depends on factors like the day of the week or time of year.

More popular journeys include 30 day advance and 7 day advance prices. These are updated every two weeks using prices we've found by searching exactly 7 or 30 days from the most recent Thursday (we picked Thursday because this is when average prices are usually found).

30 day and 7 day prices fluctuate based on demand and availability at the time of search. For example, the 7-day price in summer is likely to be more expensive than the same journey in winter.

Prices are sourced in GBP and converted to other currencies using the daily market exchange rate.

We're always seeking to improve how price-checking works, and we welcome feedback on how we can make it better.

More advice about how to find the cheapest tickets can be found in our infographic.

  1. Cheapest Price $165.79
  2. 30 day advance $64.68
  3. 7 day advance $82.27
  • First train
    05:40
  • Last train
    23:40
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    4hr 44m
  • Distance
    414 kilometres
  • Trains per Day
    8
  • Avg. journey time
    5hr 57m
  • Train Operators

Travelling from Mönchengladbach to Basel by train

Fast trains from Mönchengladbach to Basel take around 4 hours and 44 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 414 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Mönchengladbach and Basel.

1. Are there direct trains from Mönchengladbach to Basel?

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

We usually find around 25 departures on the route from Mönchengladbach to Basel 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 16 departures.

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

The Mönchengladbach to Basel train travel time is normally about 4 hours and 44 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

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

On weekdays the earliest train to Basel is usually scheduled to depart Mönchengladbach around 05:40 and the last train is around 23:40. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Mönchengladbach around 05:40, and the last at 00:40.

What's the Mönchengladbach to Basel train price?

The earlier you book the better, and the cheapest tickets we've found for trains from Mönchengladbach to Basel are $165.79.

Trains departing 30 days in advance will cost around $64 while booking 7 days in advance the price is around $82. Booking on the day of travel is likely to be more expensive, so it is worth booking in advance if you can to save money.

When to book Mönchengladbach 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 Mönchengladbach to Basel by train.

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Which train companies operate between Mönchengladbach and Basel?

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

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

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

Basel to Mönchengladbach by train

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