Railway is one of the best ways to travel across stunning Switzerland. The train from Zurich to Basel is a great opportunity to enjoy 88 km (54 mi) of natural Swiss treasures. You can take Lyria InterCity train, train with 1 change or regional train to travel between the two cities with full comfort. The trains boast all the amenities you may need during your ride to Basel. Departing from Zurich Hauptbahnhof, the trains carry passengers to Basel SBB station in just 1 hour! Another advantage of Zurich to Basel train travel is quite an extended timetable. With 79 departures per day, you can easily adjust your plans and pick the time that suits you best.