The best way to find a cheap train ticket from Basel to Berlin is to book your journey as far in advance as possible and to avoid traveling at rush hour.
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7 h 57 m
7 h 58 m
Trains per day
It's difficult to get from Basel to Berlin without transferring at least once.
|Distance||428 miles (691 km)|
|Average train duration||7 h 16 min|
|Average train ticket price||$87 (€77)|
|Train frequency||12 a day|
|Direct train||Yes, there are 7 direct trains a day|
|Train companies||ÖBB | Nightjet, ÖBB | InterCity, ÖBB | ICE, Deutsche Bahn, FlixTrain or Deutsche Bahn with connection|
Trains from Basel to Berlin cover the 428 miles (691 km) long route taking on average 7 h 16 min with our travel partners like ÖBB | Nightjet, ÖBB | InterCity, ÖBB | ICE, Deutsche Bahn, FlixTrain or Deutsche Bahn with connection. Normally, there are 12 trains operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this journey for as low as $56 (€50), but the average price of train tickets is $87 (€77). Travelers depart most frequently from Basel St Johann and arrive in Berlin Hbf.
You can travel by train between Basel and Berlin with Deutsche Bahn and ÖBB Nightjet for as low as $56 (€50). When you search for schedules and tickets, Omio will show you the best route.
ÖBB Nightjet is an Austrian train company that offers overnight services across Europe. It has a range of train types, including the EuroNight, CityNightLine and Nightjet, which all offer comfortable sleeping compartments and couchettes. The EuroNight is the most luxurious option, with private compartments and a restaurant car. The CityNightLine is a more affordable option, with compartments and couchettes, while the Nightjet is the most basic option, with couchettes and reclining seats. Ticket types include Economy, Comfort and Business, with the latter offering the most luxurious experience. Onboard facilities include Wi-Fi, power sockets, a restaurant car and a bar. The most popular routes for ÖBB Nightjet are from Vienna to Munich, Berlin, Zurich, Amsterdam, Prague and Budapest.
When departing from Basel, you have various train station options to start your journey from including Basel St Johann, Basel SBB and Basel Bad Bhf. When arriving in Berlin, you can end your trip in train stations like Berlin Hbf, Berlin Alexanderplatz and Berlin Südkreuz.
Passengers board the train most frequently from Basel St Johann, which is located around 2.8 miles (4.5 km) away from the city centre, and they get off the train at Berlin Hbf, located 3.3 miles (5.3 km) away from the city centre.
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