Basel to Hamburg train

Cheap train tickets from Basel to Hamburg

Showing times and prices for May 26

Cheapest

70

Average

163

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.

Cheapest
11:13PMBasel SBB9h43 08:56AMHamburg Hbf
1 transfer
701One-way
06:13PMBasel SBB7h23 01:36AMHamburg Hbf
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811One-way
05:07PMBasel SBB6h36 11:43PMHamburg Hbf
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921One-way
09:13PMBasel SBB9h30 06:43AMHamburg Hbf
1 transfer
1011One-way
12:20PMBasel SBB8h54 09:14PMHamburg Hbf
0 transfers
1101One-way

Train schedule from Basel to Hamburg

Showing trains for tomorrow, Thursday, May 26
05:00AMBasel SBB6h35 11:35AMHamburg Hbf
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05:37AMBasel SBB6h58 12:35PMHamburg Hbf
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06:06AMBasel SBB7h23 01:29PMHamburg Hbf
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07:13AMBasel SBB7h16 02:29PMHamburg Hbf
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07:13AMBasel SBB7h23 02:36PMHamburg Hbf
1 transfer
09:13AMBasel SBB7h22 04:35PMHamburg Hbf
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10:13AMBasel SBB7h19 05:32PMHamburg Hbf
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11:06AMBasel SBB6h43 05:49PMHamburg Landwehr
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11:06AMBasel SBB6h29 05:35PMHamburg Hbf
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11:13AMBasel SBB7h16 06:29PMHamburg Hbf
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11:13AMBasel SBB7h22 06:35PMHamburg Hbf
1 transfer
11:13AMBasel SBB7h36 06:49PMHamburg Landwehr
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12:13PMBasel SBB7h16 07:29PMHamburg Hbf
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12:20PMBasel SBB8h54 09:14PMHamburg Hbf
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01:06PMBasel SBB6h29 07:35PMHamburg Hbf
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01:06PMBasel SBB6h43 07:49PMHamburg Landwehr
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01:13PMBasel SBB7h36 08:49PMHamburg Landwehr
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01:13PMBasel SBB7h17 08:30PMHamburg Hbf
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02:13PMBasel SBB7h36 09:49PMHamburg Landwehr
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02:27PMBasel SBB8h49 11:16PMHamburg Hbf
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03:06PMBasel SBB6h33 09:39PMHamburg Hbf
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03:06PMBasel SBB6h53 09:59PMHamburg Landwehr
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03:13PMBasel SBB7h16 10:29PMHamburg Hbf
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03:13PMBasel SBB7h33 10:46PMHamburg Hbf
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05:07PMBasel SBB7h02 12:09AMHamburg Landwehr
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05:07PMBasel SBB6h36 11:43PMHamburg Hbf
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06:13PMBasel SBB7h23 01:36AMHamburg Hbf
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09:13PMBasel SBB9h30 06:43AMHamburg Hbf
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11:13PMBasel SBB9h43 08:56AMHamburg Hbf
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Fastest train times from Basel to Hamburg

Showing times and prices for May 26

Fastest Journey

6 h 29 m

Average

7 h 24 m

Trains per day

29

Distance

691 km

Of the 29 trains that leave Basel for Hamburg every day 8 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

Fastest
01:06PMBasel SBB6h29 07:35PMHamburg Hbf
0 transfers
1441One-way
Fastest
11:06AMBasel SBB6h29 05:35PMHamburg Hbf
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2231One-way
03:06PMBasel SBB6h33 09:39PMHamburg Hbf
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1151One-way
05:00AMBasel SBB6h35 11:35AMHamburg Hbf
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2231One-way
05:07PMBasel SBB6h36 11:43PMHamburg Hbf
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921One-way

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Overview: Train from Basel to Hamburg

distanceDistance428 miles (690 km)
durationAverage train duration8 h 49 min
priceAverage train ticket price$81 (€72)
frequencyTrain frequency7 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 7 direct trains a day
carriersTrain providersÖBB, ÖBB | Nightjet, ÖBB | InterCity, Deutsche Bahn with connection, FlixTrain, ÖBB | ICE or Deutsche Bahn

Trains from Basel to Hamburg cover the 428 miles (690 km) long trip taking on average 8 h 49 min with our travel partners like ÖBB, ÖBB | Nightjet, ÖBB | InterCity, Deutsche Bahn with connection, FlixTrain, ÖBB | ICE or Deutsche Bahn. Normally, there are 7 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this trip costs around $81 (€72), you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as $56 (€50). Travelers depart most frequently from Basel SBB and arrive in Hamburg Hbf.

Train companies: Deutsche Bahn and ÖBB from Basel to Hamburg trains

Travel between Basel and Hamburg from $56 (€50) with Omio’s train partners Deutsche Bahn and ÖBB! You can find the best schedules and tickets when comparing and booking the most popular trip for you.

Deutsche Bahn
ÖBB

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 Hamburg train.

Train information from Basel to Hamburg with Deutsche Bahn:

  • Average Duration: 8 h 29 min
  • Average Price: $56
  • Deutsche Bahn frequency: 2 a day

ÖBB is Austria's main train company and offers the following different ticket types for your next trip to Hamburg from Basel by train: Standard Ticket, Comfort-Ticket, ÖBB Sparschiene-Ticket, ÖBB Sparschiene Comfort-Ticket.

ÖBB tickets between Basel and Hamburg are available online on Omio. We help you compare and book your perfect trip with ÖBB to Hamburg from Basel all in one place. If you’re specifically looking for the cheapest, fastest or earliest train, you can find all the current ÖBB train schedules and train tickets available on Omio for the 428 miles (690 km) route. You can also see relevant travel information for the ÖBB train, such as baggage allowance and amenities onboard depending on the class fare. Search for your ideal departure and arrival times for this train, compare the fastest Basel to Hamburg routes as well as the cheapest ticket prices available, and buy the best ÖBB Basel to Hamburg train ticket that fits your needs. If you purchase tickets in the Omio app, you can quickly see if the ÖBB train ticket is available as a mobile ticket, which makes it easy for you to travel paperless. You’ll then be ready to embark on your smooth and relaxing journey to Hamburg with ÖBB!

    Travel Tips: Trains from Basel to Hamburg

    Travel by train to Hamburg 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 Hamburg.
    FAQs

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

    Can I enter Germany from Switzerland?

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

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

    Conditions of entry:

    • 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 Hamburg, Germany?

    All travelers in Germany must observe these coronavirus safety measures:

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

    The information above was last checked on 5/24/22. Remember to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your train from Basel to Hamburg as this information can change.

    The current restriction level for your return trip by train from Hamburg to Basel is: Fully open

    Are there any international entry restrictions on returning to Switzerland from Germany?

    Reentry to Switzerland is allowed for: Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of Germany

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

    What are the requirements?

    • 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:

    • Physical distance: metre (s) ( feet)
    • Face mask: Regional advice

    Last checked on 5/23/22. We do our best to keep this information up to date, but regulations can change so please double check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations ahead of your train to Basel from Hamburg here.

    Omio customers have found the cheapest trains from Basel to Hamburg to cost as little as $56 (€50)  in the next 7 days.
    The train price between Basel and Hamburg is on average $81 (€72)  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 to Hamburg from Basel by train to be approximately 428 miles (690 km).
    The train time to Hamburg from Basel is on average 8 h 49 min  for the 428 miles (690 km) long journey, but the time it takes to go to Hamburg from Basel by train can vary depending on specific dates or traveling on weekends and holidays.

    When taking the train to Hamburg from Basel, you can choose to depart from train stations like Basel SBB, Basel Bad Bhf and Basel, Birmannsgasse. Your trip can end in train stations such as Hamburg Hbf, Hamburg-Altona and Hamburg-Harburg.

    Omio customers who travel this route most frequently depart from Basel SBB   and arrive in Hamburg 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 Hamburg Hbf and need to travel approximately 1.8 miles (2.9 km) from the train station to the city center in Hamburg.

    If you're looking for trains from Basel to Hamburg, you can rely on ÖBB, ÖBB | Nightjet, ÖBB | InterCity, Deutsche Bahn with connection, FlixTrain, ÖBB | ICE or Deutsche Bahn to get you to Hamburg. It's also good to check out all possible train providers for the Basel to Hamburg journey to see if there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
    Yes, there are 7 direct trains per day from Basel to Hamburg, and you can find a direct train for this trip with Deutsche Bahn  on Omio. It's worth paying attention to when you book your train ticket as direct services tend to offer more convenience and save you time getting to your destination.
    On average, there are 7 trains a day from Basel to Hamburg. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.
    The earliest train for this route departs from Basel at 6: 13 AM. The last train leaves from Basel at 10: 13 PM. Check Omio for the latest train schedule from Basel to Hamburg and book the best time to depart on your chosen travel date.
    In general, we recommend booking tickets for trains in advance to score the best deals from all possible train companies offering this route and save money. If you book train tickets from Basel to Hamburg within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average $81 (€72) one way. To find the best prices for this trip, consider booking your train ticket from Basel to Hamburg a few months in advance.

    Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

    Basel
    Hamburg
    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 Hamburg.

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