The cheapest buses from Munich to Basel

Showing times and prices for Sep 20

Cheapest

$28

Average

$39

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.

Cheapest
05:45AMMünchen, ZOB7h10 12:55PMBasel, Meret Oppenheim-Strasse
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$281One-way
2nd Cheapest
01:40PMMünchen, ZOB9h00 10:40PMBasel, Meret Oppenheim-Strasse
1 changes
$401One-way
06:20PMMünchen, ZOB8h25 02:45AMBasel, Meret Oppenheim-Strasse
1 changes
$431One-way
06:45PMMünchen, ZOB9h40 04:25AMBasel, Meret Oppenheim-Strasse
1 changes
$451One-way

Timetable Munich to Basel

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05:45AMMünchen, ZOB7h10 12:55PMBasel, Meret Oppenheim-Strasse
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01:40PMMünchen, ZOB9h00 10:40PMBasel, Meret Oppenheim-Strasse
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06:20PMMünchen, ZOB8h25 02:45AMBasel, Meret Oppenheim-Strasse
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06:45PMMünchen, ZOB9h40 04:25AMBasel, Meret Oppenheim-Strasse
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Mon
Sep 20
$23Deutsche Bahn
$28Flixbus
$325Lufthansa Cityline
Tue
Sep 21
$23Deutsche Bahn
$35Flixbus
$325Lufthansa Cityline
Wed
Sep 22
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$212Lufthansa Cityline
Thu
Sep 23
$33Deutsche Bahn
$21Flixbus
$273Lufthansa Cityline
Fri
Sep 24
$40Deutsche Bahn
$37Flixbus
$273Lufthansa Cityline
Sat
Sep 25
$37Deutsche Bahn
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$168Lufthansa Cityline
Sun
Sep 26
$40Deutsche Bahn with connection
$29Flixbus
$168Lufthansa Cityline
Mon
Sep 27
$33Deutsche Bahn
$26Flixbus
$260Lufthansa
Tue
Sep 28
$23Deutsche Bahn
$26Flixbus
$168Lufthansa Cityline
Wed
Sep 29
$23Deutsche Bahn
$34Flixbus
$168Lufthansa Cityline
Thu
Sep 30
$23Deutsche Bahn
$21Flixbus
$168Lufthansa Cityline
Fri
Oct 1
$23Deutsche Bahn
$26Flixbus
$168Lufthansa Cityline
Sat
Oct 2
$23Deutsche Bahn
$26Flixbus
$133Lufthansa Cityline
Sun
Oct 3
$23Deutsche Bahn
$22Flixbus
$133Lufthansa Cityline
Mon
Oct 4
$33Deutsche Bahn with connection
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$133Lufthansa Cityline
Tue
Oct 5
$23Deutsche Bahn
$25Flixbus
$260Lufthansa
Wed
Oct 6
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$29Flixbus
$168Lufthansa Cityline
Fri
Oct 8
$23Deutsche Bahn
$26Flixbus
$168Lufthansa Cityline
Sat
Oct 9
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$105Lufthansa Cityline

The fastest buses from Munich to Basel

Showing times and prices for Sep 20

Fastest Journey

7 h 10 m

Average

8 h 33 m

Buses per day

4

Distance

305 km

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.

Fastest
05:45AMMünchen, ZOB7h10 12:55PMBasel, Meret Oppenheim-Strasse
0 changes
$281One-way
2nd Fastest
06:20PMMünchen, ZOB8h25 02:45AMBasel, Meret Oppenheim-Strasse
1 changes
$431One-way
01:40PMMünchen, ZOB9h00 10:40PMBasel, Meret Oppenheim-Strasse
1 changes
$401One-way
06:45PMMünchen, ZOB9h40 04:25AMBasel, Meret Oppenheim-Strasse
1 changes
$451One-way

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Bus Information to Basel from Munich

distanceDistance189 miles (305 km)
durationAverage bus duration7 h 10 min
priceAverage bus ticket price$31 (€25)
changesDirect busYes
carriersBus companiesFlixbus, 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.

Deutsche Bahn
FlixBus

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.

Buses Munich to Basel

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.

Which bus companies travel from Munich to Basel?

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.

How long does the bus journey from Munich to Basel take?

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).

How often can I take the bus from Munich to Basel?

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.

Bus stations on the route Munich - Basel?

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.

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FAQs
Are there any COVID-19 restrictions for international travel by bus between Munich and Basel?

Travel by bus between Munich, Germany and Basel, Switzerland is: Partially open.

Is international entry into Basel from Munich restricted?

International entry is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Germany

Do I need to quarantine on arrival in Switzerland from Munich?

Entry Requirements:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before boarding for all arrivals by air
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test and can bypass compulsory quarantine on arrival (certificate required)
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test and can bypass compulsory quarantine on arrival
  • Health declaration required
  • Health declaration required

What are the safety rules to follow in Basel, Switzerland?

The government of Switzerland has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

  • Physical distance required: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face mask required: Mandatory

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

What restrictions are there on reentering Germany from Basel, Switzerland?

The restriction level for your return bus to Munich, Germany from Basel is: Partially open.

Is my return bus into Munich from Basel restricted?

International entry is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Switzerland

Do I need to quarantine on arrival in Germany from Basel?

Conditions of reentry:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Pre-arrival health declaration
  • The exact quarantine requirements depend on the regulations in each federal state
  • Digital entry registration is required prior to arrival

What are the safety rules to follow in Munich, Germany?

The government of Germany has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

  • Social distancing required: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face mask required: Mandatory

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.

What is the price of the cheapest bus from Munich to Basel?
Omio customers have found the cheapest buses from Munich to Basel to cost as little as $21 (€17)  in the next 7 days.
How much does it cost to take a bus from Munich to Basel?
The bus price to Basel from Munich is on average $31 (€25)  if you are looking to purchase your tickets for this route in the next 7 days.
What is the distance from Munich to Basel by bus?
The bus distance from Munich to Basel is around 189 miles (305 km).
How long is the bus from Munich to Basel?
The Munich to Basel bus duration is on average 7 h 10 min, which is to be expected when traveling 189 miles (305 km) to Basel from Munich. However, the time it takes can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and holidays.
Which bus station from Munich to Basel do I depart from? Which Basel bus station from Munich do I arrive in?

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.

Where is the Munich bus station located? Where is the Basel bus station located?

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.

Which bus providers should I travel with from Munich to Basel?
If you're looking for buses from Munich to Basel, you can rely on Flixbus, Deutsche Bahn or BlaBlaCar to get you to Basel. It's also good to check out all possible bus companies for the Munich to Basel trip to see if there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
What time is the earliest bus from Munich to Basel? What time is the last bus from Munich to Basel?
The earliest bus for this trip departs from Munich at 6: 00 AM. The last bus leaves from Munich at 6: 35 PM. Check Omio for the latest bus schedule from Munich to Basel and book the best time to depart on your chosen travel date.
How early should I purchase bus tickets from Munich to Basel to score the best deals?
If you book the Munich to Basel bus within the next 7 days, you can find one way tickets to cost on average $31 (€25). However, booking your bus ticket in advance gives you access to the best prices for buses between Munich and Basel. Look out for bus tickets for this journey to go on sale a few months before your planned departure date to find the best deals.
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Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Munich
Basel
München ZOB Hackerbrücke
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