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Train Information between Basel and Jena

distanceDistance294 miles (474 km)
priceAverage train ticket price$31 (€26)
frequencyTrain frequency5 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 5 direct trains a day

Trains from Basel to Jena cover the 294 miles (474 km) long route with our travel partners like. Normally, there are 5 trains operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this journey for as low as $31 (€26), but the average price of train tickets is $31 (€26). Travelers depart most frequently from Basel SBB and arrive in Jena-Göschwitz.

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

Travel between Basel, Switzerland and Jena, 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 Jena, 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 11/30/21. This can change before your date of travel so please review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your train from Basel to Jena before traveling.

Are there travel restrictions, such as quarantine measures, in place when returning to Basel, Switzerland from Jena, Germany?

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

Is my return train into Basel from Jena restricted?

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

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

Conditions of reentry:

  • 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:

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

Last checked on 11/29/21. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train to Basel from Jena closer to your date of departure here here.

How much do cheap train tickets from Basel to Jena cost?
If you’re looking to save money on tickets, you can find cheap Basel to Jena trains for as little as $31 (€26)  in the next 7 days.
What is the cost of a train from Basel to Jena?
If you are looking to buy your train ticket in the next 7 days, you can expect the Basel to Jena train to cost on average $31 (€26)  one way.
What is the distance to Jena from Basel by train?
The Basel to Jena train distance is approximately 294 miles (474 km).
Which train station from Basel to Jena do I depart from? Which Jena train station from Basel do I arrive in?

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 Jena, you can end your journey in train stations like Jena-Göschwitz, Jena West and Jena Saalbahnhof.

Omio customers book a train from Basel SBB   to Jena-Göschwitz   most frequently for this route.

Where is the train station in Basel to go to Jena? Where is the train station in Jena located?

Passengers board the train most frequently from Basel SBB, which is located around 1 mile (s) / 1 km away from the city center, and they get off the train at Jena-Göschwitz, located 2 mile (s) / 4 km away from the city center.

How many train services per day are there from Basel to Jena?
The average number of trains departing Basel for Jena is 5 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.
What are the first and last departure train times from Basel to Jena?
You can take the earliest train from Basel to Jena at 8: 06 AM   or take the last train from Basel to Jena leaving at 5: 13 PM. Look for the latest Basel to Jena train schedules on Omio and book the best time to take the train for this trip.
How early should I buy train tickets from Basel to Jena to score the best deals?
In general, we recommend booking tickets for trains in advance to score the best deals from all possible train companies offering this journey and save money. If you buy train tickets to Jena from Basel within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average $31 (€26) one way. To find the best prices for this route, consider booking your train ticket from Basel to Jena a few months in advance.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Basel
Jena
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 Jena.

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