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.
This is the last train of the day.
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6 h 29 m
7 h 24 m
Trains per day
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.
|Distance||428 miles (690 km)|
|Average train duration||8 h 49 min|
|Average train ticket price||$81 (€72)|
|Train frequency||7 a day|
|Direct train||Yes, there are 7 direct trains a day|
|Train providers||ÖBB, 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.
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 (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:
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 between Basel, Switzerland and Hamburg, Germany by train is: Partially open.
International entry status: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Switzerland
Conditions of entry:
All travelers in Germany must observe these coronavirus safety measures:
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
Reentry to Switzerland is allowed for: Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of Germany
What are the requirements?
The government of Switzerland has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:
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.
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.
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