Basel to Munich train

Cheap train tickets from Basel to Munich

Showing times and prices for Aug 15

Cheapest

73

Average

106

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
04:03AMBasel SBB5h25 09:28AMMunich Hbf
1 transfer
731One-way
Cheapest
07:13PMBasel SBB5h45 12:58AMMunich Hbf
1 transfer
731One-way
Cheapest
11:13PMBasel SBB6h50 06:03AMMunich Hbf
1 transfer
731One-way
02:34PMBasel SBB5h54 08:28PMMunich Hbf
5 transfers
811One-way
03:38PMBasel SBB5h34 09:12PMMunich Hbf
3 transfers
821One-way

Train schedule from Basel to Munich

Showing trains for tomorrow, Monday, August 15
04:03AMBasel SBB5h25 09:28AMMunich Hbf
1 transfer
06:33AMBasel SBB4h31 11:04AMMunich Hbf
1 transfer
07:06AMBasel SBB5h21 12:27PMMunich Hbf
1 transfer
08:33AMBasel SBB4h32 01:05PMMunich Hbf
1 transfer
09:13AMBasel SBB5h14 02:27PMMunich Hbf
1 transfer
09:34AMBasel SBB5h38 03:12PMMunich Hbf
3 transfers
11:13AMBasel SBB5h14 04:27PMMunich Hbf
1 transfer
12:33PMBasel SBB4h31 05:04PMMunich Hbf
1 transfer
01:13PMBasel SBB5h14 06:27PMMunich Hbf
1 transfer
01:34PMBasel SBB5h37 07:11PMMunich Hbf
3 transfers
02:13PMBasel SBB4h58 07:11PMMunich Hbf
1 transfer
02:27PMBasel SBB5h00 07:27PMMunich Hbf
2 transfers
02:34PMBasel SBB5h54 08:28PMMunich Hbf
5 transfers
03:13PMBasel SBB5h15 08:28PMMunich Hbf
1 transfer
03:38PMBasel SBB5h34 09:12PMMunich Hbf
3 transfers
04:33PMBasel SBB4h31 09:04PMMunich Hbf
1 transfer
05:13PMBasel SBB5h13 10:26PMMunich Hbf
1 transfer
06:33PMBasel SBB4h31 11:04PMMunich Hbf
1 transfer
07:13PMBasel SBB5h45 12:58AMMunich Hbf
1 transfer
09:43PMBasel SBB10h34 08:17AMMunich Hbf
5 transfers
11:13PMBasel SBB6h50 06:03AMMunich Hbf
1 transfer

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Fastest train times from Basel to Munich

Showing times and prices for Aug 15

Fastest Journey

4 h 31 m

Average

5 h 29 m

Trains per day

21

Distance

305 km

It's difficult to get from Basel to Munich without transferring at least once.

Fastest
06:33AMBasel SBB4h31 11:04AMMunich Hbf
1 transfer
1081One-way
Fastest
12:33PMBasel SBB4h31 05:04PMMunich Hbf
1 transfer
1161One-way
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04:33PMBasel SBB4h31 09:04PMMunich Hbf
1 transfer
921One-way
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06:33PMBasel SBB4h31 11:04PMMunich Hbf
1 transfer
921One-way
08:33AMBasel SBB4h32 01:05PMMunich Hbf
1 transfer
1741One-way

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Overview: Train from Basel to Munich

distanceDistance189 miles (305 km)
durationAverage train duration4 h 31 min
priceAverage train ticket price$44 (€41)
frequencyTrain frequency5 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there is 1 direct train a day
carriersTrain companiesDeutsche Bahn with connection or Deutsche Bahn

Trains from Basel to Munich cover the 189 miles (305 km) long route taking on average 4 h 31 min with our travel partners like Deutsche Bahn with connection or Deutsche Bahn. Normally, there are 5 trains operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this route for as low as $25 (€23), but the average price of train tickets is $44 (€41). Travelers depart most frequently from Basel SBB and arrive in München Hbf.

Train providers: Deutsche Bahn from Basel to Munich trains

Buy your official Deutsche Bahn train tickets from Basel to Munich from $25 (€23) with Omio. Find train times and tickets for over 1000 travel companies to compare and book the most convenient journey.

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 to Munich from Basel. 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.

Train information from Basel to Munich with Deutsche Bahn:

  • Average Duration: 5 h 27 min
  • Average Price: $40
  • Deutsche Bahn frequency: 5 a day

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FAQs

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

Is international entry into Munich 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 Germany from Basel?

Entry Requirements:

  • There are no current restrictions

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 8/8/22. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train between Basel and Munich closer to your date of departure here

The current restriction level for your return trip by train from Munich to Basel is: Fully open

Are there any international entry restrictions on returning to Switzerland from Germany?

Reentry to 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 Munich?

What are the requirements?

  • 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:

  • Physical distance: metre (s) ( feet)
  • Face mask: Regional advice

Last checked on 8/3/22. We do our best to keep this information up to date, but regulations can change so please double check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations ahead of your train to Basel from Munich here.

Train tickets from Basel to Munich for some dates and times can be found for as cheap as $25 (€23)  one way in the next 7 days.
The train price to Munich from Basel is on average $44 (€41)  if you are looking to book your tickets for this trip in the next 7 days.
The train distance from Basel to Munich is around 189 miles (305 km).
On average the Basel to Munich train travel time is 4 h 31 min  for the 189 miles (305 km) long trip, but the duration can vary if you travel on weekends and holidays.

There are a few train stations in Basel to start your route from including Basel SBB, Basel Bad Bhf and Basel, Birmannsgasse. In Munich you have a few train station options to choose from for your arrival including München Hbf, München Hackerbrücke and München Marienplatz.

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

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 München Hbf, located 2.3 miles (3.7 km) away from the city center.

Take the Basel to Munich train with Deutsche Bahn with connection or Deutsche Bahn. However, it's always good to check out all possible train companies for the route from Basel to Munich as there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
Yes, there is 1 direct train per day from Basel to Munich. You can look to travel with Deutsche Bahn  without needing to transfer at another stop in between. Taking a direct train tends to save you time getting you to your destination, so it's worth paying attention to this when booking a ticket for this journey.
The average number of trains departing Basel for Munich is 5 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.
You can take the earliest train from Basel to Munich at 6: 54 AM   or take the last train from Basel to Munich leaving at 9: 42 PM. Look for the latest Basel to Munich train schedules on Omio and book the best time to take the train for this journey.
In general, we recommend booking tickets for trains in advance to score the best deals from all possible train providers offering this route and save money. If you buy train tickets to Munich from Basel within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average $44 (€41) one way. To find the best prices for this journey, consider booking your train ticket from Basel to Munich a few months in advance.

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 Munich.

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