Don't forget to buy food and drinks in advance if you need them: train stations do not always have shops, while onboard cafés are not always available and often very expensive.
For short distances like between Sion and Basel, busses and carpooling are good alternatives to the train, thanks to their low costs. Also, busses have the advantage of getting to the smallest towns where the is no train station.
Which stations serve the rail line Sion - Basel?
The trains to Basel leave Sion from Sion and arrive in Basel SBB.
What time do the trains to Basel leave and how long is the journey?
The average duration of the journey is 4 hours and 26 minutes, but the fastest connections take you to Basel in 2 hours and 33 minutes. The first train leaves from Sion at 04:03, while the last one leaves at 23:03.