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Train Information from Olten to Basel

distanceDistance20 miles (33 km)
durationAverage train duration3 h 26 min
frequencyTrain frequency25 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 25 direct trains a day
carriersTrain companiesSBB

Trains from Olten to Basel cover the 20 miles (33 km) long journey taking on average 3 h 26 min with our travel partners like SBB. Normally, there are 25 trains operating per day, including direct services available. Travellers depart most frequently from Olten Bhf and arrive in Basel SBB.

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Train between Olten and Basel with SBB

Travel on SBB trains from Olten to Basel at great prices. Omio finds you train times and tickets for over 1000 travel companies all in one place.


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

Find cheap tickets for SBB trains from Olten to Basel on Omio. Omio can help you find the best train deals and prices all in one place by showing you the most up-to-date Olten to Basel train timetable from SBB, the latest train ticket offers available and other travel information for the 20 miles (33 km) journey from Olten to Basel, including information on luggage policy and amenities offered onboard depending on the class fare you pick and choose. If you search for trains between Olten and Basel in the Omio app, you can check to see if the SBB trains available are mobile tickets, which makes it even more convenient for you to go paperless when travelling. Check the SBB train timetable for your ideal departure and arrival times, compare the best route available to get to Basel from Olten and then book a cheap train with ease. Sit back and enjoy your upcoming train between Olten and Basel with SBB!

SBB has the following ticket policies due to COVID-19, which you should be aware of when booking and travelling by train between Olten and Basel:

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

Travel Tips

Trains from Olten to Basel
Travel by train to Basel 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 Olten to Basel.
What is the distance between Olten and Basel by train?
The distance to Basel from Olten by train is approximately 20 miles (33 km).
What is the average Olten to Basel train duration?
The Olten to Basel train duration is on average 3 h 26 min, which is to be expected when travelling 20 miles (33 km) from Olten to Basel. However, the time it takes can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and bank holidays.
When travelling by train from Olten to Basel, which train station in Olten do I depart from and which train station in Basel do I arrive in?

When taking the train from Olten to Basel, you can choose to depart from train stations like Olten Bhf, Olten and Olten, Bornblick. Your route can end in train stations such as Basel SBB, Basel Bad Bhf and Basel, Birmannsgasse.

Omio customers who travel this route most frequently depart from Olten Bhf   and arrive in Basel SBB.

Where is the departure train station in Olten located? Where is the arrival train station in Basel located?

Passengers board their train most frequently from Olten Bhf and travel around 0 mile (s) / 0 km from the city centre to this train station.

Passengers travelling this route most often arrive at Basel SBB and need to travel approximately 1 mile (s) / 1 km from the train station to the city centre in Basel.

Which train companies can get me from Olten to Basel?
For the trip from Olten to Basel you can take a train with SBB. Be sure to check out all possible train companies that offer services to Basel from Olten on Omio to compare what amenities they may have.
How many trains are there from Olten to Basel a day?
On average, there are 25 trains a day from Olten to Basel. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.
When is the earliest train from Olten to Basel? When is the last train from Olten to Basel?
The first Olten to Basel train departs at 07: 12   and the last train from Olten to Basel leaves at 23: 48. Check out the most up-to-date Olten to Basel train schedule on Omio and find the best time to travel to your destination.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Olten Bhf is the most popular Olten 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 Olten for your journey to Basel.