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Neuchâtel to Basel by train

  • First train
  • Last train
  • Avg changes
  • Fastest journey
    1hr 26m
  • Distance
    79 kilometres
  • Trains per Day
  • Avg. journey time
    2hr 35m
  • Train Operators

Travelling from Neuchâtel to Basel by train

Fast trains from Neuchâtel to Basel take around 1 hour and 26 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 79 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Neuchâtel and Basel.

1. Are there direct trains from Neuchâtel to Basel?

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

We usually find around 33 departures on the route from Neuchâtel 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 31 departures.

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

The Neuchâtel to Basel train travel time is normally about 1 hour and 26 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

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

On weekdays the earliest train to Basel is usually scheduled to depart Neuchâtel around 05:04 and the last train is around 23:59. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Neuchâtel around 06:26, and the last at 23:59.

When to book Neuchâtel to Basel train tickets?

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Which train companies operate between Neuchâtel and Basel?

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

Basel to Neuchâtel 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.