Basel to Gießen train

Cheap train tickets from Basel to Gießen

Showing times and prices for Sep 30

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Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express
05:08AMBasel Bad Bf3h54 09:02AMGießen Bahnhof
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Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express
06:16AMBasel Bad Bf3h47 10:03AMGießen Bahnhof
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Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express
07:14AMBasel Bad Bf3h48 11:02AMGießen Bahnhof
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Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express
07:21AMBasel Bad Bf4h12 11:33AMGießen Bahnhof
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Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express
08:23AMBasel Bad Bf3h40 12:03PMGießen Bahnhof
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Train schedule from Basel to Gießen

Showing trains for tomorrow, Friday, September 30
Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express
05:08AMBasel Bad Bf3h54 09:02AMGießen Bahnhof
1 transfer
Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express
06:16AMBasel Bad Bf3h47 10:03AMGießen Bahnhof
1 transfer
Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express
07:14AMBasel Bad Bf3h48 11:02AMGießen Bahnhof
1 transfer
Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express
07:21AMBasel Bad Bf4h12 11:33AMGießen Bahnhof
1 transfer
Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express
08:23AMBasel Bad Bf3h40 12:03PMGießen Bahnhof
1 transfer
Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express
09:14AMBasel Bad Bf3h48 01:02PMGießen Bahnhof
1 transfer
Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express
09:23AMBasel Bad Bf4h10 01:33PMGießen Bahnhof
1 transfer
Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express
10:23AMBasel Bad Bf3h40 02:03PMGießen Bahnhof
1 transfer
Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express
11:14AMBasel Bad Bf3h48 03:02PMGießen Bahnhof
1 transfer
Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express
11:23AMBasel Bad Bf4h10 03:33PMGießen Bahnhof
1 transfer
Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express
12:23PMBasel Bad Bf3h40 04:03PMGießen Bahnhof
1 transfer
Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express
01:14PMBasel Bad Bf3h44 04:58PMGießen Bahnhof
1 transfer
Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express
01:23PMBasel Bad Bf4h10 05:33PMGießen Bahnhof
1 transfer
Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express
02:23PMBasel Bad Bf3h40 06:03PMGießen Bahnhof
1 transfer
Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express
03:14PMBasel Bad Bf3h44 06:58PMGießen Bahnhof
1 transfer
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
03:52PMBasel Bad Bf3h41 07:33PMGießen Bahnhof
1 transfer
Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express
04:23PMBasel Bad Bf3h40 08:03PMGießen Bahnhof
1 transfer
Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express
05:15PMBasel Bad Bf3h42 08:57PMGießen Bahnhof
1 transfer
Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express
05:22PMBasel Bad Bf4h11 09:33PMGießen Bahnhof
1 transfer
Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express
06:23PMBasel Bad Bf3h40 10:03PMGießen Bahnhof
1 transfer
Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express
08:18PMBasel Bad Bf5h55 02:13AMGiessen
1 transfer

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Fastest train times from Basel to Gießen

Showing times and prices for Sep 30

Fastest Journey

3 h 40 m

Average

3 h 56 m

Trains per day

21

Distance

345 km

It's difficult to get from Basel to Gießen without transferring at least once.

Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express
08:23AMBasel Bad Bf3h40 12:03PMGießen Bahnhof
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Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express
10:23AMBasel Bad Bf3h40 02:03PMGießen Bahnhof
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Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express
12:23PMBasel Bad Bf3h40 04:03PMGießen Bahnhof
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Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express
02:23PMBasel Bad Bf3h40 06:03PMGießen Bahnhof
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Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express
04:23PMBasel Bad Bf3h40 08:03PMGießen Bahnhof
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Overview: Train from Basel to Gießen

distanceDistance214 miles (345 km)
durationAverage train duration4 h 37 min
priceAverage train ticket price$27 (€26)
frequencyTrain frequency19 a day
changesDirect trainNo
carriersTrain companiesDeutsche Bahn or Deutsche Bahn with connection

Trains from Basel to Gießen cover the 214 miles (345 km) long route taking on average 4 h 37 min with our travel partners like Deutsche Bahn or Deutsche Bahn with connection. Normally, there are 19 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this route costs around $27 (€26), you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as $24 (€23). Travelers depart most frequently from Basel SBB and arrive in Gießen.

Train companies: Deutsche Bahn from Basel to Gießen trains

Travel from Basel to Gießen from $24 (€23) with Omio’s train partners Deutsche Bahn! You can find the best schedules and tickets when comparing and booking the most affordable journey for you.

Deutsche Bahn

Deutsche Bahn (DB) is the main provider of train services in Germany, making on average 40, 000 journeys per day. A special feature of Deutsche Bahn is its wide range of ticket types, savings offers including Super Saver, Saver, and Flexible fares and discount cards like the Bahncard 25, 50 and 100, which you can also use for your train from Basel to Gießen. DB uses different types of trains such as the ICE (Intercity Express), IC (Intercity), EC (Eurocity), IRE (Interregio-Express), RE (Regional Express) and RB (Regionalbahn) on its routes, which differ in terms of comfort and the time required to travel. For example, while bathrooms are standard amenities, services like an onboard restaurant or free WiFi are only available on certain trains.

Deutsche Bahn from Basel to Gießen train information:

  • Average Duration: 3 h 55 min
  • Average Price: $24
  • Deutsche Bahn frequency: 18 a day

Travel Tips: Trains from Basel to Gießen

Travel by train to Gießen easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from Basel to Gießen.
FAQs

Travel by train between Basel, Switzerland and Gießen, Germany is: Unrestricted.

Is international entry into Gießen from Basel restricted?

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

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

Entry Requirements:

  • There are no current restrictions

What are the safety rules to follow in Gießen, 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 9/28/22. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train to Gießen from Basel closer to your date of departure here

Return travel from Germany to Switzerland is: Unrestricted.

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

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

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

Requirements for reentering:

  • There are no current restrictions

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: metre (s) ( feet)
  • Face mask requirement: Regional advice

Last checked on 9/26/22. Please check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   closer to the travel date of your train to Basel from Gießen.

Omio customers have found cheap train tickets between Basel and Gießen for as low as $24 (€23)  for the next 7 days.
The train price from Basel to Gießen is on average $27 (€26)  if you are looking to purchase your tickets for this trip in the next 7 days.
When traveling this route you should expect the distance from Basel to Gießen by train to be approximately 214 miles (345 km).
While the time it takes to travel 214 miles (345 km) from Basel to Gießen can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and holidays, the Basel to Gießen train journey time is on average 4 h 37 min.

When departing from Basel, you have various train station options to start your trip from including Basel SBB, Basel Bad Bhf and Basel, Birmannsgasse. When arriving in Gießen, you can end your journey in train stations like Gießen, Gießen Licher Str and Gießen Oswaldsgarten.

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

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 Gießen and need to travel approximately 1.4 miles (2.3 km) from the train station to the city center in Gießen.

For the best Basel to Gießen train to buy, you can travel safely and comfortably with Deutsche Bahn or Deutsche Bahn with connection. However, it's always good to check all possible train companies with services from Basel to Gießen to compare what amenities they may offer.
The average number of trains departing Basel for Gießen is 19 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.
You can take the first train from Basel to Gießen at 5: 13 AM. The last train from Basel to Gießen that you can take departs at 9: 42 PM. Omio shows you the latest train from Basel to Gießen schedule to help you book the best departure time for this trip.
In general, we recommend booking tickets for trains in advance to score the best deals from all possible train companies offering this trip and save money. If you book train tickets from Basel to Gießen within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average $27 (€26) one way. To find the best prices for this journey, consider booking your train ticket from Basel to Gießen a few months in advance.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Basel
Gießen
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 Gießen.

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