Train times for Tue 17 Oct
When is the best time to buy tickets?
Buying tickets in advance can save you money. Prices for train journeys from Basel SBB to Köln Hbf start at €70.72 when you book at least 28 days in advance.*
What is the minimum price of a ticket from Basel SBB to Köln Hbf?
The minimum price of a train ticket from Basel SBB to Köln Hbf is €39. To buy train tickets from Basel SBB to Köln Hbf for the lowest price possible, we recommend that you book your tickets as early as possible. Tickets go on sale usually 3 months in advance, yet in some rare cases this can be up to 6 months. For more precise information on when you can book your tickets or whether there are any promotional sales, click here.
How long does it take to travel from Basel SBB to Köln Hbf by train?
The average journey time between Basel SBB and Köln Hbf is 4 hours and 19 minutes and the fastest journey time is 3 hours and 47 minutes. On an average weekday, there are 21 trains per day travelling from Basel SBB to Köln Hbf. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays; use our journey planner on this page to search for a specific travel date.
What time is the first and last train of the day from Basel SBB to Köln Hbf?
The first train from Basel SBB to Köln Hbf departs at 05:01. The last train from Basel SBB to Köln Hbf departs at 23:40. Trains that depart in the early morning hours or very late evening may be sleeper services. Alternatively, some popular routes may run throughout the night at a reduced frequency. There may also be less services on weekends and holidays; use our journey planner on this page to search for a specific travel date.
Are there direct train services between Basel SBB and Köln Hbf?
Yes, it is possible to travel from Basel SBB to Köln Hbf without having to change trains. There are 8 direct trains from Basel SBB to Köln Hbf. Though there may be fewer direct services available depending on your exact departure date.
How do I get back to Basel SBB?
By train, of course. See trains from Köln Hbf to Basel SBB.
- *Average prices for adult tickets in economy. Discount cards and coach journey excluded. Prices are based on searches made by our customers over the past 6 months. “14 days in advance” includes days 13 and 15.
- **The information provided is calculated based on scheduled train services for Basel SBB to Köln Hbf for a typical week day using timetable data for 17/10/2017. On weekends, holidays or other exceptional times, fewer services may be available. The fare range provided has been found by our customers on Trainline on 30/05/2017 for travel on 24/08/2017 and for adult tickets in economy, discount cards and coach journeys excluded.