The best way to find a cheap fare is to book your ticket as far in advance as you can and to avoid traveling at rush hour.
The average ticket from Munich to Basel will cost around $ 39 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only $ 28.
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7 h 10 m
8 h 33 m
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Of the 4 buses that leave Munich for Basel every day 1 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.
These direct buses cover the 305 km distance in an average of 8 h 33 m but if you time it right, some buses will get you there in just 7 h 10 m .
The slowest buses will take 9 h 40 m and usually involve a change or two along the way, but you might be able to save a few pennies if you’re on a budget.
|Distance||189 miles (305 km)|
|Average bus duration||7 h 10 min|
|Average bus ticket price||$31 (€25)|
|Bus companies||Flixbus, Deutsche Bahn or BlaBlaCar|
Buses from Munich to Basel cover the 189 miles (305 km) long route taking on average 7 h 10 min with our travel partners like Flixbus, Deutsche Bahn or BlaBlaCar. There are direct bus services available. While the average ticket price for this trip costs around $31 (€25), you can find the cheapest bus ticket for as low as $21 (€17). Travelers depart most frequently from München Hbf and arrive in Basel.
Travel from Munich to Basel from $21 (€17) with Omio’s bus partners Deutsche Bahn and FlixBus! You can find the best schedules and tickets when comparing and booking the most affordable journey for you.
Deutsche Bahn (DB) makes German bus travel easy! Find Deutsche Bahn bus schedules and cheap tickets for the 189 miles (305 km) journey from Munich to Basel with Omio. Choose from Super Saver, Saver and Flexible fares for your journey between Munich and Basel if you’re looking for the best deals on affordable bus tickets. Deutsche Bahn even offers discount cards like the Bahncard 25, 50 and 100, which you can also use on Omio.
As the main provider of bus services in Germany, making on average 40, 000 bus journeys per day, DB offers a range of bus types to suit you with the high-speed InterCity Express (ICE), the express national and international Intercity (IC) and Eurocity (EC) buses, and local Regional Express (RE) and Regional (RB) buses. These different types of buses differ in terms of the comfort and time required to travel. For example, while restrooms are standard services on each bus, other services like onboard restaurants or free WiFi access are only available on certain buses.
Basel, the third largest city in Switzerland, is a popular destination for many people. The city on the Rhine is home to numerous museums, impressive buildings and a beautiful old town. And Basel is not only very popular with tourists. Many business travellers also have to travel from Germany to Switzerland every day. The Munich - Basel bus connection is a good option. The distance between the capital of Bavaria and the city in the north of Switzerland is almost 400 kilometres. There are several connections every day of the week.
The trips from Munich to Basel are served by Flixbus and Deutsche Bahn. With Deutsche Bahn connections, passengers travel part of the route by buses and the other part by train. Flixbus connections, on the other hand, only use buses to bring passengers from Munich to Basel.
The fastest connections between the two cities are those of Deutsche Bahn. With the combination of train and bus, travellers sometimes reach Basel in less than 5 hours. A buses runs first from Munich to Zurich, from where the journey continues by train to Basel. The Flixbus connection either runs directly between the cities (6 to 7 hours) or makes a stopover in Karlsruhe, Freiburg or Innsbruck (8 or more hours).
Flixbus and Deutsche Bahn together offer about 10 connections for the Munich - Basel bus every day. On most days, Flixbus operates the first Buses Munich in the early morning around 1 or 2 am. The first buses of the train depart at 6 or 7 o'clock.
At which bus station does the bus start in Munich? The buses of Flixbus and the train both start at the central bus station Munich (ZOB). The station is located in the centre of the city and within walking distance of the Hackerbrücke bridge and the main railway station. Travelers can buy food at one of the supermarkets or kiosks.
At which bus station does the bus arrive in Basel? The Buses Flixbus arrive in Basel at the stop in Meret Oppenheim-Strasse. It is located directly next to the railway station, where Deutsche Bahn trains reach their destination. The station is located directly in the city centre and is connected to the city's S-Bahn network, so travellers can easily get to their hotels or nearest destinations from here.
Travel by bus between Munich, Germany and Basel, Switzerland is: Partially open.
International entry is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Germany
The government of Switzerland has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:
The above information was last checked on 9/13/21. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your bus between Munich and Basel closer to your date of departure here
The restriction level for your return bus to Munich, Germany from Basel is: Partially open.
International entry is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Switzerland
Conditions of reentry:
The government of Germany has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:
Last checked on 9/18/21. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your bus to Munich from Basel closer to your date of departure here here.
When taking a bus from Munich, you have a couple of bus stations you can depart from including München, ZOB, Munich, Goeppert Mayer Straße/ Frottmain and Munich, Hauptbahnhof Nord. When you arrive in Basel, your bus can arrive in bus stations including Basel, Basel, Gartenstraße and Basel, Badischer Bahnhof (Schweiz).
Omio customers traveling this route book their buses from München Hbf to Basel.
The most popular departure bus station with passengers for this journey, called München Hbf, is located 1 mile (s) / 1 km from the city center of Munich.
The most popular arrival bus station, Basel, is located 1 mile (s) / 1 km away from the city center of Basel.
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