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Train Information from Basel to Magdeburg

distanceDistance363 miles (585 km)
durationAverage train duration10 h 41 min
priceAverage train ticket price$40 (€32)
changesDirect trainYes
carriersTrain providersDeutsche Bahn

Trains from Basel to Magdeburg cover the 363 miles (585 km) long journey taking on average 10 h 41 min with our travel partners like Deutsche Bahn. There are direct train services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this journey for as low as $40 (€32), but the average price of train tickets is $40 (€32). Travelers depart most frequently from Basel Bahnhof SBB and arrive in Magdeburg Hbf.

Deutsche Bahn

Travel 363 miles (585 km) in comfort with Deutsche Bahn (DB) between Basel and Magdeburg. Check the DB train schedule for your trip from Basel to Magdeburg on Omio and then book DB tickets online quickly, easily and safely. For a Deutsche Bahn ticket from Basel to Magdeburg you can pay as low as $40 (€32).

Deutsche Bahn is the main provider of Germany’s train services and makes an average of 40, 000 train journeys domestically and internationally every day. A special feature of Deutsche Bahn includes its wide range of ticket types, savings offers such as the Super Saver fares and discount cards like the Bahncard 25, 50 and 100, which you can also use at Omio.

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, bathrooms are standard amenities, but other services like onboard restaurants or free WiFi are only available on certain trains.

These are Deutsche Bahn's ticket policies for COVID-19 for the train between Basel and Magdeburg:

  • Normal conditions apply
  • Cashless payments recommended
  • Online booking and check-in recommended

Travel Tips

Trains from Basel to Magdeburg
Travel by train to Magdeburg 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 Magdeburg.
FAQs
Are there any COVID-19 restrictions for international travel by train between Basel and Magdeburg?

Travel between Basel, Switzerland and Magdeburg, 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
  • Pre-arrival health declaration
  • The exact quarantine requirements depend on the regulations in each federal state
  • Digital entry registration is required prior to arrival

What are the safety rules to follow in Magdeburg, 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 9/19/21. This can change before your date of travel so please review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your train from Basel to Magdeburg before traveling.

What is the restriction level for the return leg of a round trip journey from Magdeburg, Germany to Basel, Switzerland?

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

Is my return train into Basel from Magdeburg 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 Magdeburg?

Conditions of reentry:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before boarding for all arrivals by air
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test and can bypass compulsory quarantine on arrival (certificate required)
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test and can bypass compulsory quarantine on arrival
  • Health declaration required
  • Health declaration 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:

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

Last checked on 9/13/21. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train to Basel from Magdeburg closer to your date of departure here here.

How much do cheap trains to Magdeburg from Basel cost?
If you’re looking to save money on tickets, you can find cheap Basel to Magdeburg trains for as little as $40 (€32)  in the next 7 days.
What is the cost of a train to Magdeburg from Basel?
The Basel to Magdeburg train ticket price is on average $40 (€32)  if you are looking to book your tickets for this route in the next week.
What is the distance from Basel to Magdeburg by train?
You should expect to travel around 363 miles (585 km)  between Basel and Magdeburg by train.
How many hours is the train time between Basel and Magdeburg?
The train time to Magdeburg from Basel is on average 10 h 41 min  for the 363 miles (585 km) long journey, but the time it takes to go to Magdeburg from Basel by train can vary depending on specific dates or traveling on weekends and holidays.
When traveling by train from Basel to Magdeburg, which train station in Basel do I depart from and which train station in Magdeburg do I arrive in?

When taking a train from Basel, you have a couple of train stations you can depart from including Basel Bahnhof SBB, Basel SBB and Basel Bad Bhf. When you arrive in Magdeburg, your train can arrive in train stations including Magdeburg Hbf, Magdeburg-Neustadt and Magdeburg-Buckau.

Omio customers traveling this route book their trains from Basel Bahnhof SBB   to Magdeburg Hbf.

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

The most popular departure train station with passengers for this trip, called Basel Bahnhof SBB, is located 1 mile (s) / 1 km from the city center of Basel.

The most popular arrival train station, Magdeburg Hbf, is located 0 mile (s) / 0 km away from the city center of Magdeburg.

Which train providers should I travel with from Basel to Magdeburg?
For the best Basel to Magdeburg train to purchase, you can travel safely and comfortably with Deutsche Bahn. However, it's always good to check all possible train companies with services to Magdeburg from Basel to compare what amenities they may offer.
When is the earliest train from Basel to Magdeburg? When is the last train from Basel to Magdeburg?
You can take the first train from Basel to Magdeburg at 4: 13 PM. The last train from Basel to Magdeburg that you can take departs at 7: 13 PM. Omio shows you the latest train from Basel to Magdeburg schedule to help you book the best departure time for this trip.
How far in advance should I book train tickets from Basel to Magdeburg for the best deals?
The price of a one way train ticket from Basel to Magdeburg is on average $40 (€32) if you purchase within the next 7 days. But we recommend booking tickets before your planned travel date to find the best prices for trains from all possible train providers offering this trip. In general, you can find train tickets between Basel and Magdeburg available a few months in advance.
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Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Magdeburg
Magdeburg Busbf
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Magdeburg Hasselbachplatz
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Magdeburg Hbf
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Magdeburg SKET Industriepark
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Magdeburg Sudenburg
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Magdeburg Südost
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Magdeburg-Buckau
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Magdeburg-Neustadt
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Magdeburg-Salbke
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