How to get from Olten to Basel

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Travel Information to Basel from Olten

distanceDistance20 miles (33 km)
modeAvailable travel modesCoach or train
priceTicket price range£10 - £15
cheapestCheapest modeTrain • £10 • 26 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • £10 • 26 min
carriersPopular travel companiesSBB or SBB

Take a coach or train to travel 20 miles (33 km) to Basel from Olten. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 26 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a train is the best option with prices starting as low as £10. The most popular travel providers which serve this journey are SBB or SBB among others. Travellers can even take a direct coach or train from Olten to Basel.

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There are 2 ways that you can travel between Olten and Basel. You can take a coach or train.

The cheapest way from Olten to Basel is by taking a train. You can find average ticket prices around £10 compared to other travel options to Basel:

A train journey is usually £5 less than a journey to Basel by coach, which costs on average £15 for the same trip.

The quickest way to travel between Olten and Basel is by train, which takes on average 26 min   compared to other travel options that may take you longer to get to your destination:

In comparison, taking a coach requires on average 3 h 22 min   of travel time.

Basel is approximately 20 miles (33 km) away from Olten.

The average frequency per day from Olten to Basel is:

  • Around 25 trains per day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your route from Olten to Basel as scheduled services by coach or train can vary by season or day of the week.

These are the most popular departure and arrival points when travelling from Olten to Basel:

  • Most travellers catch their coach from Olten, Gösgerstrasse (Bahnhof) and arrive in Basel, Bahnhof.
  • Most travellers take a train from Olten Bhf to Basel SBB.

If finding a good deal is your main consideration for your trip from Olten to Basel, then we'll help you find the best value travel companies for you:

  • SBB can take you to Basel by coach. If searching for a good deal on coaches, you can find tickets for SBB from Olten to Basel for £15.
  • SBB can get you to Basel by train. You can find a good deal for train tickets with SBB from Olten to Basel for £10 on Omio.

Yes, there are direct routes from Olten to Basel with the following travel companies:

  • You can find direct coaches per day to take to Basel with BlaBlaCar.
  • You'll find direct train services to Basel with SBB with around 25 direct trains every day.

As you won't need to change at another stop in between, direct services to Basel tend to save you time and add more convenience, so it's worth paying attention to before you book tickets for this route.

Omio customers who travel from Olten to Basel often also extend their holiday to go to Zurich, Paris or Milan. Omio can help you plan your trip by finding the best connections between Basel and these popular destinations at a great price.

Before travelling from Olten to Basel, it’s good to know what ticket you can book and how much it will cost in the next 7 days:

  • The price of a coach ticket is £15 one way on average for this trip.
  • The price of a train ticket for this trip is £10 one way on average.

But we recommend booking Olten to Basel tickets online a few months before your planned travel date to score the best deals and save money on your trip.

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