Trains from
Basel to Frankfurt (Main) Hbf

Basel to Frankfurt (Main) Hbf route details

Route overview
Avg. journey time3h 02m
Trains per day16
Fare range€40-€87
Distance293km
Train operatorsDB, flixbus
First & last trains
First train departs at05:01
Last train departs at23:13
Fastest journey
Fastest route2h 47m
ChangesDirect
Stations
Origin StationBasel
Destination StationFrankfurt (Main) Hbf

Train times for Tue 28 Nov

11:13
13:23
Basel
Frankfurt (Main) Hbf
2h 55m1 change
12:13
15:08
Basel
Frankfurt (Main) Hbf
2h 55mDirect
13:06
15:53
Basel
Frankfurt (Main) Hbf
2h 47mDirect
13:13
15:23
Basel
Frankfurt (Main) Hbf
2h 55m1 change
14:13
17:08
Basel
Frankfurt (Main) Hbf
2h 55mDirect

What is the minimum price of a ticket from Basel to Frankfurt (Main) Hbf?

The minimum price of a train ticket from Basel to Frankfurt (Main) Hbf is €39.9. To buy train tickets from Basel to Frankfurt (Main) 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 to Frankfurt (Main) Hbf by train?

The average journey time between Basel and Frankfurt (Main) Hbf is 3 hours and 2 minutes and the fastest journey time is 2 hours and 47 minutes. On an average weekday, there are 28 trains per day travelling from Basel to Frankfurt (Main) 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 to Frankfurt (Main) Hbf?

The first train from Basel to Frankfurt (Main) Hbf departs at 05:01. The last train from Basel to Frankfurt (Main) Hbf departs at 23:13. 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 and Frankfurt (Main) Hbf?

Yes, it is possible to travel from Basel to Frankfurt (Main) Hbf without having to change trains. There are 16 direct trains from Basel to Frankfurt (Main) Hbf. Though there may be fewer direct services available depending on your exact departure date.

How do I get back to Basel?

By train, of course. See trains from Frankfurt (Main) Hbf to Basel.

  • **The information provided is calculated based on scheduled train services for Basel to Frankfurt (Main) Hbf for a typical week day using timetable data for 28/11/2017. 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 27/08/2017 for travel on 01/10/2017 and for adult tickets in economy, discount cards and coach journeys excluded.

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