Basel to Madrid train

Cheap train tickets from Basel to Madrid

Showing times and prices for Aug 20

Cheapest

245

Average

258

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
11:58AMMulhouse Ville35h19 11:17PMMadrid-Puerta de Atocha
3 transfers
2451One-way
Cheapest
05:41AMMulhouse Ville41h36 11:17PMMadrid-Puerta de Atocha
3 transfers
2451One-way
2nd Cheapest
02:56PMMulhouse Ville32h21 11:17PMMadrid-Puerta de Atocha
3 transfers
2511One-way
05:09PMMulhouse Ville30h08 11:17PMMadrid-Puerta de Atocha
2 transfers
2531One-way
02:41PMMulhouse Ville32h36 11:17PMMadrid-Puerta de Atocha
2 transfers
2631One-way

Train schedule from Basel to Madrid

Showing trains for tomorrow, Saturday, August 20
05:41AMMulhouse Ville41h36 11:17PMMadrid-Puerta de Atocha
3 transfers
07:57AMMulhouse Ville39h20 11:17PMMadrid-Puerta de Atocha
2 transfers
11:58AMMulhouse Ville35h19 11:17PMMadrid-Puerta de Atocha
3 transfers
02:00PMMulhouse Ville33h17 11:17PMMadrid-Puerta de Atocha
2 transfers
02:41PMMulhouse Ville32h36 11:17PMMadrid-Puerta de Atocha
2 transfers
02:56PMMulhouse Ville32h21 11:17PMMadrid-Puerta de Atocha
3 transfers
05:09PMMulhouse Ville30h08 11:17PMMadrid-Puerta de Atocha
2 transfers

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Fastest train times from Basel to Madrid

Showing times and prices for Aug 20

Fastest Journey

1d 6 h 8 m

Average

1d 10 h 56 m

Trains per day

7

Distance

1200 km

It's difficult to get from Basel to Madrid without transferring at least 2 times.

Fastest
05:09PMMulhouse Ville30h08 11:17PMMadrid-Puerta de Atocha
2 transfers
2531One-way
2nd Fastest
02:56PMMulhouse Ville32h21 11:17PMMadrid-Puerta de Atocha
3 transfers
2511One-way
02:41PMMulhouse Ville32h36 11:17PMMadrid-Puerta de Atocha
2 transfers
2631One-way
02:00PMMulhouse Ville33h17 11:17PMMadrid-Puerta de Atocha
2 transfers
2631One-way
11:58AMMulhouse Ville35h19 11:17PMMadrid-Puerta de Atocha
3 transfers
2451One-way

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Overview: Train from Basel to Madrid

distanceDistance743 miles (1199 km)
frequencyTrain frequency1 a day
changesDirect trainNo
carriersTrain companiesTGV inOui

Trains from Basel to Madrid cover the 743 miles (1199 km) long trip taking on average 28 h 26 min with our travel partners like TGV inOui. Normally, there is 1 train operating per day, including direct services available. Travelers depart most frequently from Basel SBB and arrive in Madrid-Puerta de Atocha.

Train providers: Deutsche Bahn from Basel to Madrid 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 Madrid train.

Deutsche Bahn from Basel to Madrid train information:

  • Average Duration: 26 h 47 min
  • Deutsche Bahn frequency: 1 a day

Travel Tips: Trains from Basel to Madrid

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FAQs

Travel by train between Basel, Switzerland and Madrid, Spain is: Fully open.

Is international entry into Madrid from Basel restricted?

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

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

Entry Requirements:

  • Specific entry restrictions may apply for travel to Spain: Canary Islands

What are the safety rules to follow in Madrid, Spain?

The government of Spain 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 7/28/22. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train to Madrid from Basel closer to your date of departure here

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

Is my return train into Basel from Madrid restricted?

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

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

Conditions of reentry:

  • 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:

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

Last checked on 8/3/22. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train to Basel from Madrid closer to your date of departure here here.

When traveling this route you should expect the distance between Basel and Madrid by train to be approximately 743 miles (1199 km).
While the time it takes to travel 743 miles (1199 km) to Madrid from Basel can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and holidays, the Basel to Madrid train journey time is on average 28 h 26 min.

Some of the Basel train stations to Madrid you can start your journey from include Basel SBB, Basel Bad Bhf and Basel, Birmannsgasse. Similarly, some of the arrival train stations in Madrid include Madrid-Puerta de Atocha, Madrid Chamartín and Madrid Méndez Alvaro.

When traveling this route, Omio customers are departing most frequently from Basel SBB   and arriving in Madrid-Puerta de Atocha.

Passengers board the train most frequently from Basel SBB, which is located around 1.6 miles (2.5 km) away from the city center, and they get off the train at Madrid-Puerta de Atocha, located 1.4 miles (2.2 km) away from the city center.

When taking a train from Basel to Madrid, you can count on TGV inOui for the best way to get you to Madrid. You can also check all possible train companies who offer a service to Madrid from Basel and compare the amenities they offer before buying a train ticket.
The average number of trains departing Basel for Madrid is 1 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.
You can take the first train from Basel to Madrid at 7: 57 AM. The last train from Basel to Madrid that you can take departs at 7: 57 AM. Omio shows you the latest train from Basel to Madrid schedule to help you book the best departure time for this route.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

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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 Madrid.

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