Basel to Gera train

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Overview: Train from Basel to Gera

distanceDistance306 miles (493 km)
frequencyTrain frequency4 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 4 direct trains a day
carriersTrain companiesDeutsche Bahn

Trains from Basel to Gera cover the 306 miles (493 km) long trip taking on average 7 h 42 min with our travel partners like Deutsche Bahn. Normally, there are 4 trains operating per day, including direct services available. Travelers depart most frequently from Basel SBB and arrive in Gera Hbf.

Train companies: Deutsche Bahn from Basel to Gera trains

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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 Gera train.

Basel to Gera train information with Deutsche Bahn:

  • Average Duration: 7 h 25 min
  • Deutsche Bahn frequency: 2 a day

Travel Tips: Trains from Basel to Gera

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FAQs

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

Is international entry into Gera 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?

Entry Requirements:

  • Travellers must present a negative COVID-19 test as either a RT-PCR performed within 3 hours prior to arrival, or an Antigen test performed within 2 hours prior to arrival
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 9 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)

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

The government of Germany 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 5/17/22. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train from Basel to Gera closer to your date of departure here

The restriction level for your return train to Basel, Switzerland from Gera is: Fully open.

Is my return train into Basel from Gera restricted?

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

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

Conditions of reentry:

  • No COVID-19 testing required
  • No quarantine 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:

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

Last checked on 5/9/22. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train to Basel from Gera closer to your date of departure here here.

When traveling this route you should expect the distance to Gera from Basel by train to be approximately 306 miles (493 km).
While the time it takes to travel 306 miles (493 km) between Basel and Gera can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and holidays, the Basel to Gera train journey time is on average 7 h 42 min.

When taking a train from Basel, you have a couple of train stations you can depart from including Basel SBB, Basel Bad Bhf and Basel, Birmannsgasse. When you arrive in Gera, your train can arrive in train stations including Gera Hbf, Bahnhof Gera-Süd and Gera-Zwötzen.

Omio customers traveling this route book their trains from Basel SBB   to Gera Hbf.

Passengers board their train most frequently from Basel SBB and travel around 1.6 miles (2.5 km) from the city center to this train station.

Passengers traveling this route most often arrive at Gera Hbf and need to travel approximately 0.4 miles (590 m) from the train station to the city center in Gera.

For the best Basel to Gera train to book, you can travel safely and comfortably with Deutsche Bahn. However, it's always good to check all possible train companies with services from Basel to Gera to compare what amenities they may offer.
The average number of trains departing Basel for Gera is 4 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Basel
Gera
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 Gera.

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