Trains from
Basel to Frankfurt (Main) Hbf

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€83.21
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Trains to Frankfurt (Main) Hbf

Tue 4 Jul

11:13
14:08
Basel
Frankfurt (Main) Hbf
2h 55m1 change
12:13
15:08
Basel
Frankfurt (Main) Hbf
2h 55mDirect
13:13
16:08
Basel
Frankfurt (Main) Hbf
2h 55m1 change
14:13
17:08
Basel
Frankfurt (Main) Hbf
2h 55mDirect
14:27
18:06
Basel
Frankfurt (Main) Hbf
3h 39m1 change

Journey details

Train times

Avg. journey time3h 08m
First train dept05:01
Last train dept23:13

Train info

Fastest route2h 55m
ChangesDirect
Trains per day10
Fare range€40-€88**

Stations

Origin StationBasel
Destination StationFrankfurt (Main) Hbf
View return journey, Frankfurt (Main) Hbf to Basel

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 (Main station) is €39.9. To buy train tickets from Basel to Frankfurt (Main) Hbf (Main station) 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 (Main station) is 3 hours and 8 minutes and the fastest journey time is 2 hours and 55 minutes. On an average weekday, there are 21 trains per day travelling from Basel to Frankfurt (Main) Hbf (Main station). 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 (Main station) departs at 05:01. The last train from Basel to Frankfurt (Main) Hbf (Main station) 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 (Main station) without having to change trains. There are 10 direct trains from Basel to Frankfurt (Main) Hbf (Main station). Though there may be fewer direct services available depending on your exact departure date.

  • *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 to Frankfurt (Main) Hbf for a typical week day using timetable data for 04/07/2017. 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 15/06/2017 for travel on 26/07/2017 and for adult tickets in economy, discount cards and coach journeys excluded.

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