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Trains Basel to Geneva: Times, Prices and Tickets

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How can I get the cheapest train tickets to travel from Basel to Geneva?

The prices for train tickets from Basel to Geneva vary depending on a range of factors including how far in advance you're booking, your travel dates, and the type of transport you want to use. On certain routes, there may be different classes available, which will also affect the price. Booked in advance, the cheapest train tickets from Basel to Geneva will cost S$ 29.70. The average train ticket price is approximately S$ 74.86. For the lowest prices, it is usually best to book as far in advance as possible and look out for low-cost options, such as non-refundable tickets or traveling outside of peak hours. Be aware that some providers do not offer refunds or changes on their lower priced tickets, so it is advised to check before completing your transaction.

Basel to Geneva by train

Best price S$ 38.82
Journey duration 2 h 47 min
Connections per day 30
First departure 04:57
Last departure 20:28
Distance 186 km
Departure Basel
Arrival Geneva
Carriers SBB, SNCF, Trenitalia,, , Deutsche Bahn

Ticket price Basel - Geneva every day

S$ 16.89
In 2 days
S$ 59.41
S$ 33.77
In 3 days
In 4 days
In 5 days
S$ 60.19
In 6 days

Route Summary by Train

Minimum price
S$ 29.70
Maximum price
S$ 114.64

Basel - Geneva


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S$ 67

Friday, September 30th 2022
Basel SBB - Genève
20:28 - 23:18
2h 50min
1 changes
CO2: 0.53kg

How much time will it take to go from Basel to Geneva by train?

The distance between Basel and Geneva is around 186 km. Depending on the exact route and provider you travel with, your journey time can vary. On average, this journey will take approximately 2 h 47 min. However, the fastest routes between Basel and Geneva take 2 h 44 min. If a fast journey is a priority for you when traveling, look out for express services that may get you there faster. Some flexibility may be necessary when booking. Often, these services only leave at particular times of day - or even on certain days of the week. You may also find a faster journey by taking an indirect route and connecting in another station along the way.

What time are the departures from Basel to Geneva?

In general, the first departure of the night will leave Basel at 04:57, and the last departure will leave at 20:28. However, it is important to remember that this is general information, and these journey times are not necessarily available every day. Timetables for each provider on the route from Basel to Geneva can change from day to day or month to month. In particular, many providers offer different schedules on weekdays and weekends. Public holidays, local events, and seasonal timetables can also cause schedules to change.

Which stations are used when traveling from Basel to Geneva?

There are different options to choose from when traveling between Basel and Geneva. You can start your journey in Basel at stations such as Basel SBB. These connect to stations including Genève in Geneva. There may not be a direct connection between all the stations in the two locations. Some providers will only serve a selection of the stations, and you may have to travel from one station to another in the same city after arrival to reach your ultimate destination. Virail will show you both all direct routes and any connecting services which you can take to get from Basel to Geneva.

How many times a day do journeys run from Basel to Geneva?

If you want to get from Basel to Geneva, you can travel with providers such as SBB, Trenitalia,, and Deutsche Bahn. You will find a maximum number of 33 departures per day. On average, there are 30 departures per day. Book in advance to make sure that your journey will run smoothly and you depart at a time that suits you best. When you travel, you can look for direct journeys or other routes which offer connections and changes. On average, there are direct journeys between Basel and Geneva. If you don't mind changing along the way, you may find more options available to you. There are usually 30 journeys with at least one change. These numbers may vary depending on the time of year or day of the week. Some travelers prefer direct routes, particularly if they are carrying heavy suitcases or concerned about missing a connection. Others enjoy the flexibility offered by connecting journeys. Whatever you prefer, Virail can help you find the right options to suit you.


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