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Oct 24
$52Deutsche Bahn
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Mon
Oct 25
$23Deutsche Bahn
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$234Lufthansa Cityline
Tue
Oct 26
$23Deutsche Bahn
$39Flixbus
$347Lufthansa Cityline
Wed
Oct 27
$32Deutsche Bahn with connection
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Oct 28
$37Deutsche Bahn
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Oct 29
$37Deutsche Bahn
$42Flixbus
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Oct 30
$32Deutsche Bahn
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$234Lufthansa Cityline
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Oct 31
$37Deutsche Bahn
$36Flixbus
$235Lufthansa Cityline
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Nov 1
$37Deutsche Bahn
$44Flixbus
$235Lufthansa Cityline
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Nov 3
$23Deutsche Bahn
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$291Lufthansa Cityline
Fri
Nov 5
$39Deutsche Bahn
$31Flixbus
$234Lufthansa Cityline
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Nov 6
$37Deutsche Bahn
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$234Lufthansa Cityline
Mon
Nov 8
$42Deutsche Bahn
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Tue
Nov 9
$23Deutsche Bahn
$26Flixbus
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Wed
Nov 10
$23Deutsche Bahn
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$235Lufthansa Cityline
Thu
Nov 11
$23Deutsche Bahn
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Nov 13
$23Deutsche Bahn
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$146Lufthansa Cityline

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Train Information between Basel and Munich

distanceDistance189 miles (305 km)
durationAverage train duration4 h 44 min
priceAverage train ticket price$34 (€27)
frequencyTrain frequency6 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 6 direct trains a day
carriersTrain companiesDeutsche Bahn or Deutsche Bahn with connection

Trains from Basel to Munich cover the 189 miles (305 km) long trip taking on average 4 h 44 min with our travel partners like Deutsche Bahn or Deutsche Bahn with connection. Normally, there are 6 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this trip costs around $34 (€27), you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as $23 (€19). Travelers depart most frequently from Basel SBB and arrive in München Hbf.

Train companies

Travel with Deutsche Bahn between Basel and Munich

For as little as $23 (€19) you can travel by train between Basel and Munich with Deutsche Bahn. Omio will show you the best deals, schedules and tickets available for this journey.

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 Munich train.

Train information from Basel to Munich with Deutsche Bahn:

  • Average Duration: 5 h 17 min
  • Average Price: $23
  • Deutsche Bahn frequency: 5 a day

Deutsche Bahn's current ticket policies due to COVID-19 for your train between Basel and Munich are the following:

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

Travel Tips

Trains from Basel to Munich
Travel by train to Munich 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 Munich.
FAQs
What are the travel restrictions for Munich, Germany if I'm coming from Basel, Switzerland by train?

Travel by train between Basel, Switzerland and Munich, Germany is: Partially open.

Is international entry into Munich from Basel restricted?

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

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

Entry Requirements:

  • 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 Munich, Germany?

The government of Germany 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 10/23/21. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train from Basel to Munich closer to your date of departure here

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

Return travel from Germany to Switzerland is: Partially open.

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

Entry into Switzerland is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Germany

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

Requirements for reentering:

  • 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:

  • Physical distance requirement: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face mask requirement: Mandatory

Last checked on 10/23/21. Please check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   closer to the travel date of your train to Basel from Munich.

How much does a cheap train to Munich from Basel cost?
Omio customers have found the cheapest trains from Basel to Munich to cost as little as $23 (€19)  in the next 7 days.
How much is the train between Basel and Munich on average?
The Basel to Munich train ticket price is on average $34 (€27)  if you are looking to buy your tickets for this journey in the next week.
How far is Munich from Basel by train?
The distance to Munich from Basel by train is approximately 189 miles (305 km).
How many hours is the train time from Basel to Munich?
The train time between Basel and Munich is on average 4 h 44 min  for the 189 miles (305 km) long journey, but the time it takes to go from Basel to Munich by train can vary depending on specific dates or traveling on weekends and holidays.
What station does the train from Basel to Munich depart from? Which Munich train station do I come into from Basel?

When taking a train from Basel, you have a couple of train stations you can depart from including Basel SBB, Basel Bad Bhf and Basel, Birmannsgasse. When you arrive in Munich, your train can arrive in train stations including München Hbf, München Hackerbrücke and München Marienplatz.

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

Where do I find the Basel train station to Munich? Where is the Munich train station?

Passengers booking this journey most frequently board their trains from Basel SBB and need to travel around 1 mile (s) / 1 km from the city center to get to this train station.

Passengers arriving in Munich most often arrive at München Hbf and need to travel around 1 mile (s) / 1 km from this train station to the city center.

Which train providers can get me from Basel to Munich?
Take the Basel to Munich train with Deutsche Bahn or Deutsche Bahn with connection. However, it's always good to check out all possible train providers for the route to Munich from Basel as there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
Is there a direct train from Basel to Munich?
Yes, there are 6 direct trains per day from Basel to Munich, and you can find a direct train for this trip with Deutsche Bahn  on Omio. It's worth paying attention to when you purchase your train ticket as direct services tend to offer more convenience and save you time getting to your destination.
How many trains per day are there from Basel to Munich?
On average, there are 6 trains a day from Basel to Munich. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.
When can I take the first train from Basel to Munich? When can I take the last train for the day?
You can take the first train from Basel to Munich at 4: 51 AM. The last train from Basel to Munich that you can take departs at 9: 13 PM. Omio shows you the latest train from Basel to Munich schedule to help you book the best departure time for this journey.
How far in advance should I book train tickets from Basel to Munich for the best deals?
If you buy a train ticket from Basel to Munich within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average $34 (€27) one way. However, we recommend booking your train in advance to get access to the best prices. Train tickets from Basel to Munich are generally on sale a few months before the planned departure date.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Basel
Munich
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 Munich.