How to take the fantastic journey by train from Basel to delightful Wengen

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Basel / Bâle to Wengen by train

Yes the journey from Basel to Wengen requires taking three different trains, but the two connections are as simple as can be, and the second half of the end-to-end trip is astonishingly beautiful.

If you will be heading to Wengen on a combination of plane + train, the fact you will need to make the transfer by bus from Basel/Mulhouse airport to Basel SBB station, is offset in terms of convenience by the fact that Basel is the only key entry point into Switzerland, which has direct trains to Interlaken.
The next stage of the ride to Wengen involves taking a train on from Interlaken Ost station.

Routes you can take to go from Basel / Bâle to Wengen

When travelling between most cities by train there is only one logical option, though on other journeys there is a choice between different trains or alternative routes. If different options are available you can use the info to decide which is best for you.

Choose one of the following options:

Route Information

Via stations: Interlaken Ost and Lauterbrunnen

Travel Time (approx)

2hr 52min



Travel Info

1 x connection per hour

Change trains in: Interlaken and Lauterbrunnen

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