[menuItemContent][menuItemRightSideContent]
Currency

Cheap train tickets from Basel to Magdeburg

Showing times and prices for May 22

Cheapest

$33

Average

$84

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.

The average ticket from Basel to Magdeburg will cost around $ 84 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only $ 33.

Deutsche Bahn
09:13PMBasel9h43 06:56AMMagdeburg
0 changes
$331One-way
Deutsche Bahn
08:46PMBasel10h10 06:56AMMagdeburg
0 changes
$691One-way
Deutsche Bahn
05:06AMBasel6h50 11:56AMMagdeburg
0 changes
$781One-way
Deutsche Bahn
06:43PMBasel14h13 08:56AMMagdeburg
0 changes
$1531One-way

Train schedule from Basel to Magdeburg

Showing trains for tomorrow, Sun, May 22
Deutsche Bahn
05:06AMBasel6h50 11:56AMMagdeburg
0 changes
Deutsche Bahn
06:43PMBasel14h13 08:56AMMagdeburg
0 changes
Deutsche Bahn
08:46PMBasel10h10 06:56AMMagdeburg
0 changes
Deutsche Bahn
09:13PMBasel9h43 06:56AMMagdeburg
0 changes

This is the last train of the day.

Find all the dates and times for this journey

Compare prices and tickets by train, bus or flight

Sun
May 22
$33Deutsche Bahn
$37Flixbus
$92easyJet
Mon
May 23
$42Deutsche Bahn
$38Flixbus
$43easyJet
Tue
May 24
$33Deutsche Bahn
$32Flixbus
$111easyJet
Wed
May 25
$33Deutsche Bahn
Find prices
$68easyJet
Thu
May 26
$33Deutsche Bahn
$49Flixbus
$85easyJet
Fri
May 27
$69Deutsche Bahn
$64Flixbus
$61easyJet
Sat
May 28
$41Deutsche Bahn with connection
$49Flixbus
$122easyJet

Fastest train times from Basel to Magdeburg

Showing times and prices for May 22

Fastest Journey

6 h 50 m

Average

10 h 14 m

Trains per day

4

Distance

585 km

Of the 4 trains that leave Basel for Magdeburg every day 4 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

These direct trains cover the 585 km distance in an average of 10 h 14 m but if you time it right, some trains will get you there in just 6 h 50 m .

The slowest trains will take 14 h 13 m and usually involve a change or two along the way, but you might be able to save a few pennies if you’re on a budget.

Deutsche Bahn
05:06AMBasel6h50 11:56AMMagdeburg
0 changes
$781One-way
Deutsche Bahn
09:13PMBasel9h43 06:56AMMagdeburg
0 changes
$331One-way
Deutsche Bahn
08:46PMBasel10h10 06:56AMMagdeburg
0 changes
$691One-way
Deutsche Bahn
06:43PMBasel14h13 08:56AMMagdeburg
0 changes
$1531One-way

More than 1,000 travel companies trust us to sell their tickets all in one place.

Deutsche Bahn
Renfe
Italo
Frecciarossa

Overview: Train from Basel to Magdeburg

distanceDistance363 miles (585 km)
durationAverage train duration10 h 41 min
priceAverage train ticket price$54 (€48)
frequencyTrain frequency1 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there is 1 direct train a day
carriersTrain companiesÖBB | Nightjet or Deutsche Bahn

Trains from Basel to Magdeburg cover the 363 miles (585 km) long route taking on average 10 h 41 min with our travel partners like ÖBB | Nightjet or Deutsche Bahn. Normally, there is 1 train operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this trip for as low as $45 (€40), but the average price of train tickets is $54 (€48). Travelers depart most frequently from Basel SBB and arrive in Magdeburg Hbf.

Train providers: Deutsche Bahn from Basel to Magdeburg trains

You can travel by train from Basel to Magdeburg with Deutsche Bahn for as low as $45 (€40). When you search for schedules and tickets, Omio will show you the best trip.

Deutsche Bahn

Deutsche Bahn (DB) is the main provider of train services in Germany, making on average 40, 000 journeys per day. A special feature of Deutsche Bahn is its wide range of ticket types, savings offers including Super Saver, Saver, and Flexible fares and discount cards like the Bahncard 25, 50 and 100, which you can also use for your train from Basel to Magdeburg. 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, while bathrooms are standard amenities, services like an onboard restaurant or free WiFi are only available on certain trains.

Basel to Magdeburg train information with Deutsche Bahn:

  • Average Duration: 6 h 24 min
  • Average Price: $45
  • Deutsche Bahn frequency: 1 a day

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

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

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

Is cross-border travel by train between Basel, Switzerland and Magdeburg, Germany allowed?

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:

  • 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 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 5/20/22. 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.

Are there restrictions on returning to Switzerland from Germany by train?

Return travel from Germany to Switzerland is: Fully open.

Are there any international entry restrictions on returning to Basel from Magdeburg?

Entry into 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 Magdeburg?

Requirements for reentering:

  • 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 requirement: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face mask requirement: Regional advice

Last checked on 5/9/22. Please check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   closer to the travel date of your train to Basel from Magdeburg.

What is the price of the cheapest train from Basel to Magdeburg?

Looking to save money on your route? Omio customers have found the cheapest train to Magdeburg from Basel for the next 7 days starting from $45 (€40)  one way.

How much is the train to Magdeburg from Basel on average?

If you’re looking to book your train tickets in the next week, you can expect the Basel to Magdeburg train price to come in at an average of $54 (€48)  one way.

How far is Magdeburg from Basel by train?

The Basel to Magdeburg train distance is approximately 363 miles (585 km).

How long is the train ride to Magdeburg from Basel?

While the time it takes to travel 363 miles (585 km) from Basel to Magdeburg can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and holidays, the Basel to Magdeburg train journey time is on average 10 h 41 min.

What station does the train from Basel to Magdeburg depart from? Which Magdeburg train station do I come into from Basel?

There are a few train stations in Basel to start your route from including Basel SBB, Basel Bad Bhf and Basel, Birmannsgasse. In Magdeburg you have a few train station options to choose from for your arrival including Magdeburg Hbf, Magdeburg-Neustadt and Magdeburg-Buckau.

Omio customers traveling this route depart most frequently from Basel SBB   and arrive in Magdeburg Hbf.

Where is the departure train station in Basel located? Where is the arrival train station in Magdeburg located?

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 Magdeburg Hbf and need to travel approximately 0.2 miles (339 m) from the train station to the city center in Magdeburg.

Which train companies should I travel with from Basel to Magdeburg?

When taking a train from Basel to Magdeburg, you can count on ÖBB | Nightjet or Deutsche Bahn for the best way to get you to Magdeburg. You can also check all possible train companies who offer a service to Magdeburg from Basel and compare the amenities they offer before buying a train ticket.

How many trains per day are there between Basel and Magdeburg?

On average, there is 1 train a day from Basel to Magdeburg. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.

When does the first train depart from Basel to Magdeburg? When does the last train depart from Basel to Magdeburg?

The first Basel to Magdeburg train departs at 5: 06 AM   and the last train from Basel to Magdeburg leaves at 10: 13 PM. Check out the most up-to-date train schedule from Basel to Magdeburg on Omio and find the best time to travel to your destination.

How early should I purchase train tickets between Basel and Magdeburg to score the best deals?

The price of a one way train ticket from Basel to Magdeburg is on average $54 (€48) 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 route. In general, you can find train tickets to Magdeburg from Basel available a few months in advance.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Basel
Magdeburg
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 Magdeburg.