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Overview: Train from Basel to Bielefeld

distanceDistance311 miles (502 km)
durationAverage train duration10 h 6 min
priceAverage train ticket price$23 (€19)
frequencyTrain frequency1 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there is 1 direct train a day
carriersTrain companiesDeutsche Bahn

Trains from Basel to Bielefeld cover the 311 miles (502 km) long route taking on average 10 h 6 min with our travel partners like Deutsche Bahn. Normally, there is 1 train operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this trip costs around $23 (€19), you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as $23 (€19). Travelers depart most frequently from Basel SBB and arrive in Bielefeld Hbf.

Train companies: Travel with Deutsche Bahn from Basel to Bielefeld

You can travel by train between Basel and Bielefeld with Deutsche Bahn for as low as $23 (€19). When you search for schedules and tickets, Omio will show you the best journey.

Deutsche Bahn

Deutsche Bahn (DB) is Germany’s main provider of train services and makes on average about 40, 000 domestic and international journeys per day. Deutsche Bahn’s fleet of trains includes the high-speed ICE (Intercity Express) as well as the IC (Intercity), EC (Eurocity), IRE (Interregio-Express), RE (Regional Express) and RB (Regionalbahn), which differ in terms of comfort and the time needed to travel. For example, while toilets are standard amenities, services like onboard restaurants or free WiFi are only available on certain train types and routes. Deutsche Bahn is well-known for its wide range of fares like Super Saver, Saver, and Flexible and discount cards like the Bahncard 25, 50 and 100, which you can also use for your Basel to Bielefeld train.

Train information from Basel to Bielefeld with Deutsche Bahn:

  • Average Duration: 8 h 26 min
  • Deutsche Bahn frequency: 1 a day

Read on for COVID-19 recommendations and policies for your Deutsche Bahn train ticket between Basel and Bielefeld:

  • Cashless payments recommended
  • Online booking and check-in recommended
  • Normal conditions apply

Travel Tips: Trains from Basel to Bielefeld

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FAQs

Is travel by train currently allowed from Basel, Switzerland to Bielefeld, Germany?

Travel between Basel, Switzerland and Bielefeld, Germany by train is: Partially open.

What is the status of international entry into Germany from Switzerland?

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

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

Conditions of entry:

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

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

When traveling in Germany, you must follow these COVID-19 safety rules:

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

The information above was last checked on 12/8/21. This can change before your date of travel so please review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your train from Basel to Bielefeld before traveling.

What is the restriction level for the return leg of a round trip journey from Bielefeld, Germany to Basel, Switzerland?

Return travel from Germany to Switzerland is: Partially open.

Are there any international entry restrictions on returning to Basel from Bielefeld?

Entry into Switzerland is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Germany

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

Requirements for reentering:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival or 14 day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Negative COVID-19 test is required to end quarantine early. This test occurs on day 4 in quarantine
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Health declaration required
  • Digital entry registration is required prior to arrival

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 requirement: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face mask requirement: Mandatory

Last checked on 11/29/21. Please check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   closer to the travel date of your train to Basel from Bielefeld.

How much do cheap trains from Basel to Bielefeld cost?

Omio customers have found the cheapest trains from Basel to Bielefeld to cost as little as $23 (€19)  in the next 7 days.

What is the price of a train ticket from Basel to Bielefeld?

The train price to Bielefeld from Basel is on average $23 (€19)  if you are looking to purchase your tickets for this journey in the next 7 days.

How many miles is it from Basel to Bielefeld by train?

The train distance from Basel to Bielefeld is around 311 miles (502 km).

How long is the train between Basel and Bielefeld?

The train time between Basel and Bielefeld is on average 10 h 6 min  for the 311 miles (502 km) long journey, but the time it takes to go from Basel to Bielefeld by train can vary depending on specific dates or traveling on weekends and holidays.

When traveling by train from Basel to Bielefeld, which train station in Basel do I depart from and which train station in Bielefeld do I arrive in?

When departing from Basel, you have various train station options to start your journey from including Basel SBB, Basel Bad Bhf and Basel, Birmannsgasse. When arriving in Bielefeld, you can end your trip in train stations like Bielefeld Hbf, Bielefeld-Senne and Bielefeld Ost.

Omio customers book a train from Basel SBB   to Bielefeld Hbf   most frequently for this route.

Where do I find the Basel train station to Bielefeld? Where is the Bielefeld train station?

The most popular departure train station with passengers for this journey, called Basel SBB, is located 1.1 miles (1.7 km) from the city center of Basel.

The most popular arrival train station, Bielefeld Hbf, is located 0.3 miles (455 m) away from the city center of Bielefeld.

Which train providers can get me from Basel to Bielefeld?

If you're looking for trains from Basel to Bielefeld, you can rely on Deutsche Bahn to get you to Bielefeld. It's also good to check out all possible train companies for the Basel to Bielefeld journey to see if there might be differences in the amenities they offer.

How many train services per day are there to Bielefeld from Basel?

On average, there is 1 train a day from Basel to Bielefeld. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.

When is the earliest train from Basel to Bielefeld? When is the last train from Basel to Bielefeld?

The first Basel to Bielefeld train departs at 4: 37 AM   and the last train from Basel to Bielefeld leaves at 10: 13 PM. Check out the most up-to-date train schedule from Basel to Bielefeld on Omio and find the best time to travel to your destination.

How far in advance should I book a train ticket from Basel to Bielefeld to get the best deals?

If you purchase a train ticket from Basel to Bielefeld within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average $23 (€19) one way. However, we recommend booking your train in advance to get access to the best prices. Train tickets from Basel to Bielefeld are generally on sale a few months before the planned departure date.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Basel
Bielefeld
Basel SBB is the most popular Basel railway station for Omio travelers, but it's not the only one. Read all the information you need to know about the main train stations in Basel for your trip to Bielefeld.