The cheapest trains from Basel to Geneva

Showing times and prices for 19 Oct

Cheapest

£70

Average

£70

The best way to find a cheap fare is to book your ticket as far in advance as you can and to avoid traveling at rush hour.

The average ticket from Basel to Geneva will cost around £ 70 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only £ 70.

Cheapest
10:28Basel SBB2h50 13:18Geneva
1 changes
£701One-way
Cheapest
10:14Basel, Kannenfeldplatz3h04 13:18Geneva
2 changes
£701One-way
Cheapest
09:28Basel SBB2h50 12:18Geneva
1 changes
£701One-way
Cheapest
10:17Basel, Brausebad3h01 13:18Geneva
2 changes
£701One-way
Cheapest
08:48Basel, Brausebad2h59 11:47Geneva
2 changes
£701One-way

Timetable Basel to Geneva

Showing trains for tomorrow, Tue, 19 Oct
08:28Basel SBB2h50 11:18Geneva
0 changes
08:48Basel, Brausebad2h59 11:47Geneva
0 changes
09:03Basel SBB2h44 11:47Geneva
0 changes
09:28Basel SBB2h50 12:18Geneva
0 changes
09:48Basel, Brausebad2h59 12:47Geneva
0 changes
10:03Basel SBB2h44 12:47Geneva
0 changes
10:14Basel, Kannenfeldplatz3h04 13:18Geneva
0 changes
10:17Basel, Brausebad3h01 13:18Geneva
0 changes
10:28Basel SBB2h50 13:18Geneva
0 changes
14:28Basel SBB2h50 17:18Geneva
0 changes
16:28Basel SBB2h50 19:18Geneva
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Tue
19 Oct
£70SBB
Wed
20 Oct
£70SBB
Thu
21 Oct
£70SBB
Fri
22 Oct
£70SBB
Sat
23 Oct
£70SBB
Sun
24 Oct
£70SBB
Mon
25 Oct
£69SBB
Tue
26 Oct
£69SBB
Wed
27 Oct
£69SBB
Thu
28 Oct
£69SBB
Fri
29 Oct
£69SBB
Sat
30 Oct
£69SBB
Sun
31 Oct
£61SBB
Mon
1 Nov
£69SBB
Tue
2 Nov
£53SBB
Wed
3 Nov
£61SBB
Thu
4 Nov
£53SBB
Fri
5 Nov
£53SBB
Sat
6 Nov
£70SBB

The fastest trains from Basel to Geneva

Showing times and prices for 19 Oct

Fastest Journey

2 h 44 m

Average

2 h 52 m

Trains per day

11

Distance

186 km

It's difficult to get from Basel to Geneva without changing at least once.

Fastest
09:03Basel SBB2h44 11:47Geneva
1 changes
£701One-way
Fastest
10:03Basel SBB2h44 12:47Geneva
1 changes
£701One-way
10:28Basel SBB2h50 13:18Geneva
1 changes
£701One-way
09:28Basel SBB2h50 12:18Geneva
1 changes
£701One-way
16:28Basel SBB2h50 19:18Geneva
1 changes
£741One-way

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Train Information between Basel and Geneva

distanceDistance115 miles (185 km)
durationAverage train duration2 h 50 min
priceAverage train ticket price£70 (€79)
frequencyTrain frequency25 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 25 direct trains a day
carriersTrain providersSBB

Trains from Basel to Geneva cover the 115 miles (185 km) long trip taking on average 2 h 50 min with our travel partners like SBB. Normally, there are 25 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this route costs around £70, you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as £70. Travellers depart most frequently from Basel SBB and arrive in Genève.

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Train between Basel and Geneva with SBB

For as little as £70 you can travel by train between Basel and Geneva with SBB. Omio will show you the best deals, timetables and tickets available for this journey.

SBB

SBB is Switzerland's main train company and for your next train trip from Basel to Geneva, SBB offers these ticket types: Round-trip Standard Ticket or First Class.

If you're looking for cheap SBB tickets from Basel to Geneva, check out Omio! With one-way Basel to Geneva train ticket prices starting as low as £70 when you book in advance, we'll help you get to Geneva from Basel by showing you the latest SBB offers, train timetables and tickets for this 115 miles (185 km) route. You can also review relevant ticket information for each class fare available on this journey, such as luggage policy and amenities offered onboard with SBB. If you search for SBB tickets from Basel to Geneva in the Omio app, you can quickly see if they are mobile tickets so that you can go paperless when taking the train. Whether you're looking for the cheapest, fastest or earliest train from Basel to Geneva on offer, Omio makes it easier than ever for you to find that perfect train with SBB so you can enjoy a smooth and comfortable journey.

SBB 's current ticket policies due to COVID-19 for your train between Basel and Geneva are the following:

  • Normal conditions apply
  • Cashless payments recommended
  • Online booking and check-in recommended

Travel Tips

Trains from Basel to Geneva
Travel by train to Geneva easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from Basel to Geneva.
FAQs
What is the price of the cheapest train from Basel to Geneva?
You can find a cheap train from Basel to Geneva for some dates and times for as low as £70  one way in the next 7 days.
What is the average price of train tickets from Basel to Geneva?
In the next 7 days you’ll find that the average cost of a train ticket from Basel to Geneva is £70  one way.
How many miles is it from Basel to Geneva by train?
The train distance from Basel to Geneva is around 115 miles (185 km).
How long does it take from Basel to Geneva by train?
The Basel to Geneva train duration is on average 2 h 50 min, which is to be expected when travelling 115 miles (185 km) from Basel to Geneva. However, the time it takes can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and bank holidays.
What is the departure train station in Basel and arrival train station in Geneva?

When taking a train from Basel, you have a couple of train stations you can depart from including Basel SBB, Basel Bad Bhf and Basel, Birmannsgasse. When you arrive in Geneva, your train can arrive in train stations including Genève and Geneva.

Omio customers travelling this route book their trains from Basel SBB   to Genève.

Where is the Basel train station located? Where is the Geneva train station located?

Passengers booking this route most frequently board their trains from Basel SBB and need to travel around 1 mile (s) / 1 km from the city centre to get to this train station.

Passengers arriving in Geneva most often arrive at Genève and need to travel around 0 mile (s) / 0 km from this train station to the city centre.

What train companies go from Basel to Geneva?
When taking a train from Basel to Geneva, you can count on SBB for the best way to get you to Geneva. You can also check all possible train companies who offer a service between Basel and Geneva and compare the amenities they offer before buying a train ticket.
How many trains are there to Geneva from Basel a day?
The average number of trains departing Basel for Geneva is 25 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.
When is the earliest train from Basel to Geneva? When is the last train from Basel to Geneva?
The first train from Basel to Geneva leaves at 04: 47   and the last train for this leaves at 20: 03. Omio shows you the latest train from Basel to Geneva times to help you book the best departure time for this trip.
How early should I buy Basel to Geneva train tickets to get the best deals?
You can find a train from Basel to Geneva to cost on average £70 one way if you book within the next 7 days. But we recommend buying train tickets in advance to score the best deals and save money on your journey. You’ll see tickets for the Basel to Geneva train generally on sale a few months before the planned travel date.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Basel
Geneva
Basel SBB is the most popular Basel railway station for Omio travellers, but it's not the only one. Read all the information you need to know about the main train stations in Basel for your journey to Geneva.