A step-by-step travel guide. Take the train from Stockholm to Basel

Prices from
€230
Travel time
16h

The trip from Stockholm to Basel by train is fantastic. It’s a 2 days train journey with amazing scenery, passing through Copenhagen and Hamburg on the way.

Prices from
€230

Day 1

    Stockholm Sweden
    Copenhagen Denmark
    Copenhagen

    Have a late lunch and switch trains in Copenhagen.

      Copenhagen Denmark
      Hamburg Germany
      Hamburg

      Spend 1 night in Hamburg

      Day 2

        Hamburg Germany
        Basel Switzerland
        Basel

        Arrive at your final destination, Basel .

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        Leaving from Stockholm Sweden
        Going to Basel Switzerland

        Good to know when traveling from Stockholm to Basel

        First and second class

        Wouldn’t it be great if there were only a few, standardized, alternatives when choosing class? We agree. However, the train operators themselves choose what they call their different class options, which means they tend to be called things like "Sparpreis", "Super Flex Premium" and sometimes just "Seat". This is not ideal and we are working actively to standardize how ticket options are listed on All Aboard.

        Which option you choose to travel with is entirely up to you. The more expensive options usually mean better comfort. If you feel unsure about what applies to each class option, you can check it out on the train operators' websites, or in their terms and conditions .

        Onboard catering & food

        Most of the trains in Europe have restaurant cars open to all passengers, regardless of the fare. What is offered depends on the operator but also during what time you travel. They usually serve hot food, drinks and snacks available for all customers.

        Onboard catering during covid-19

        Many train operators don't have onboard catering due to the current situation. And face masks are required on many trains so if possible – eat and drink before you hop on the train.

        Is there wifi on the train?

        There are few things as nice as watching a movie, listening to a good podcast or getting some work done on the train. And fortunately most long-distance trains in Europe today offer free wifi onboard .

        Eurostar , Renfe , SNCF and Deutsche Bahn let you get access to wifi on the majority of their trains. If having wifi is very important to you, the best way to really know if wifi is available is to google the train number (that can be found on your ticket) and you'll find out.

        For EU residents

        Should the wifi connection let you down, as an EU resident, you still have the luxury to take advantage of free roaming in all EU countries, just remember to turn on roaming in your phone's settings. If you are an EU resident traveling through a non-EU country such as Switzerland, the UK, or Norway, it could be a good idea to bring a 4G dongle in your bag, and switch off roaming to avoid hefty bills.