The cheapest trains from Berlin to Basel

Showing times and prices for Sep 25

Cheapest

$70

Average

$142

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 Berlin to Basel will cost around $ 142 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only $ 70.

Cheapest
08:54PMBerlin Hbf10h26 07:20AMBasel SBB
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$701One-way
2nd Cheapest
09:28PMBerlin Hbf9h17 06:45AMBasel SBB
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$871One-way
04:30PMBerlin Hbf7h24 11:54PMBasel SBB
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$1141One-way
02:30PMBerlin Hbf7h19 09:49PMBasel SBB
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$1141One-way
03:46PMBerlin Hbf7h18 11:04PMBasel SBB
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$1141One-way

Timetable Berlin to Basel

Showing trains for tomorrow, Sat, Sep 25
12:20AMBerlin Hbf10h27 10:47AMBasel SBB
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12:20AMBerlin Hbf10h27 10:47AMBasel SBB
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12:41AMBerlin Hbf10h06 10:47AMBasel SBB
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12:42AMBerlin Hbf11h05 11:47AMBasel SBB
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05:32AMBerlin Hbf7h23 12:55PMBasel SBB
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06:30AMBerlin Hbf7h17 01:47PMBasel SBB
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07:28AMBerlin Hbf7h19 02:47PMBasel SBB
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07:37AMBerlin Hbf7h10 02:47PMBasel SBB
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07:46AMBerlin Hbf7h09 02:55PMBasel SBB
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08:30AMBerlin Hbf7h17 03:47PMBasel SBB
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09:46AMBerlin Hbf7h09 04:55PMBasel SBB
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10:30AMBerlin Hbf7h17 05:47PMBasel SBB
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11:46AMBerlin Hbf7h09 06:55PMBasel SBB
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12:30PMBerlin Hbf7h17 07:47PMBasel SBB
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01:28PMBerlin Hbf7h19 08:47PMBasel SBB
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01:37PMBerlin Hbf7h10 08:47PMBasel SBB
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01:46PMBerlin Hbf7h09 08:55PMBasel SBB
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02:30PMBerlin Hbf7h19 09:49PMBasel SBB
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03:46PMBerlin Hbf7h18 11:04PMBasel SBB
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04:30PMBerlin Hbf7h24 11:54PMBasel SBB
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05:46PMBerlin Hbf7h19 01:05AMBasel SBB
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08:54PMBerlin Hbf10h26 07:20AMBasel SBB
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09:28PMBerlin Hbf9h17 06:45AMBasel SBB
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10:29PMBerlin Hbf12h25 10:54AMBasel SBB
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Fri
Sep 24
$102Deutsche Bahn
$65Flixbus
$131easyJet
Sat
Sep 25
$62Deutsche Bahn
$47Flixbus
$91easyJet
Sun
Sep 26
$77Deutsche Bahn
$62Flixbus
$133easyJet
Mon
Sep 27
$50Deutsche Bahn
$45Flixbus
$90easyJet
Tue
Sep 28
$23Deutsche Bahn
$92Flixbus
$73easyJet
Wed
Sep 29
$37Deutsche Bahn
$52Flixbus
$66easyJet
Thu
Sep 30
$23Deutsche Bahn
$45Flixbus
$66easyJet
Fri
Oct 1
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$50Flixbus
$62easyJet
Sat
Oct 2
$37Deutsche Bahn
$45Flixbus
$67easyJet
Sun
Oct 3
$50Deutsche Bahn
$52Flixbus
$150easyJet
Mon
Oct 4
$23Deutsche Bahn
$43Flixbus
$64easyJet
Tue
Oct 5
$23Deutsche Bahn
$79Flixbus
$44easyJet
Wed
Oct 6
$23Deutsche Bahn
$50Flixbus
$47easyJet
Thu
Oct 7
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$45Flixbus
$53easyJet
Fri
Oct 8
$67Deutsche Bahn
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$76easyJet
Sat
Oct 9
$40Deutsche Bahn
$41Flixbus
$97easyJet
Sun
Oct 10
$50Deutsche Bahn
$47Flixbus
$211easyJet
Mon
Oct 11
$23Deutsche Bahn
$41Flixbus
$88easyJet
Tue
Oct 12
$23Deutsche Bahn
$94Flixbus
$60easyJet
Wed
Oct 13
$23Deutsche Bahn
$50Flixbus
$42easyJet
Thu
Oct 14
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$45Flixbus
$54easyJet

The fastest trains from Berlin to Basel

Showing times and prices for Sep 25

Fastest Journey

7 h 9 m

Average

8 h 14 m

Trains per day

24

Distance

691 km

Of the 24 trains that leave Berlin for Basel every day 7 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

These direct trains cover the 691 km distance in an average of 8 h 14 m but if you time it right, some trains will get you there in just 7 h 9 m .

The slowest trains will take 12 h 25 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.

Fastest
11:46AMBerlin Hbf7h09 06:55PMBasel SBB
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$1561One-way
Fastest
09:46AMBerlin Hbf7h09 04:55PMBasel SBB
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$1841One-way
Fastest
07:46AMBerlin Hbf7h09 02:55PMBasel SBB
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$1561One-way
Fastest
01:46PMBerlin Hbf7h09 08:55PMBasel SBB
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$1421One-way
2nd Fastest
07:37AMBerlin Hbf7h10 02:47PMBasel SBB
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$1561One-way

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Train Information between Berlin and Basel

distanceDistance428 miles (691 km)
durationAverage train duration7 h 23 min
priceAverage train ticket price$53 (€43)
frequencyTrain frequency8 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 8 direct trains a day
carriersTrain providersDeutsche Bahn, ÖBB | Nightjet or FlixTrain

Trains from Berlin to Basel cover the 428 miles (691 km) long route taking on average 7 h 23 min with our travel partners like Deutsche Bahn, ÖBB | Nightjet or FlixTrain. Normally, there are 8 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this route costs around $53 (€43), you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as $23 (€19). Travelers depart most frequently from Berlin Hbf and arrive in Basel Bahnhof SBB.

Train companies

Deutsche Bahn Berlin – Basel

Travel between Berlin and Basel from $23 (€19) with Omio’s train partners Deutsche Bahn! You can find the best schedules and tickets when comparing and booking the most popular route for you.

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 Berlin to Basel train.

Berlin to Basel train information with Deutsche Bahn:

  • Average Duration: 7 h 24 min
  • Deutsche Bahn frequency: 7 a day

Deutsche Bahn has updated its ticket policies due to the coronavirus. Keep these in mind when booking your Deutsche Bahn tickets between Berlin and Basel and when traveling by train:

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

Train tickets from Berlin to Basel: when to book to save $

Time Price Savings
1 week earlier 42 €
2 weeks earlier 32 €31%
3 weeks earlier 34 €24%
1 month before 26 €62%
2 months earlier 35 €20%
3 months earlier 28 €50%


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The rule of buying in advance to save money is not only valid when booking a flight but also for train travel. Train tickets are generally on sale 6 months before the departure date. Some train booking tips from us:

  • Buying your train ticket from Berlin - Basel 3 weeks in advance means you can save on average up to 24% compared to the price available on the day of departure.
  • If you book a ticket Berlin - Basel with 2 months in advance you save up to about 20% compared to the initial price.
  • By booking 3 months in advance, you could save up to 50%.
  • On Omio you can find all offers, train times and prices for train travel in Europe, the U.S., and Canada.

Travel Tips

Trains from Berlin to Basel
Travel by train to Basel 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 Berlin to Basel.
FAQs
Are there COVID-19 travel restrictions for trains from Berlin to Basel?

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

Can I enter Switzerland from Germany?

International entry status: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Germany

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

Conditions of entry:

  • 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?

All travelers in Switzerland must observe these coronavirus safety measures:

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

The information above was last checked on 9/23/21. Remember to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your train from Berlin to Basel as this information can change.

What COVID restrictions are there for my return journey by train to Berlin, Germany from Basel, Switzerland?

Return travel from Switzerland to Germany is: Partially open.

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

Entry into Germany 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?

Requirements for reentering:

  • 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 Berlin, Germany?

The government of Germany 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 9/23/21. Please check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   closer to the travel date of your train to Berlin from Basel.

How much do cheap trains between Berlin and Basel cost?
Looking to save money on your journey? Omio customers have found the cheapest train from Berlin to Basel for the next 7 days starting from $23 (€19)  one way.
What is the cost of a train from Berlin to Basel?
The train price between Berlin and Basel is on average $53 (€43)  if you are looking to purchase your tickets for this trip in the next 7 days.
How far is Berlin to Basel by train?
When traveling this route you should expect the distance between Berlin and Basel by train to be approximately 428 miles (691 km).
How many hours is the train time from Berlin to Basel?
The train time to Basel from Berlin is on average 7 h 23 min  for the 428 miles (691 km) long journey, but the time it takes to go from Berlin to Basel by train can vary depending on specific dates or traveling on weekends and holidays.
What train station in Berlin goes to Basel? What train station do I come into Basel from Berlin?

There are a few train stations in Berlin to start your route from including Berlin Hbf, Berlin Spandau and Berlin Südkreuz. In Basel you have a few train station options to choose from for your arrival including Basel Bahnhof SBB, Basel SBB and Basel Bad Bhf.

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

Where is the train station in Berlin? Where is the train station in Basel?

Passengers board their train most frequently from Berlin Hbf and travel around 1 mile (s) / 2 km from the city center to this train station.

Passengers traveling this route most often arrive at Basel Bahnhof SBB and need to travel approximately 1 mile (s) / 1 km from the train station to the city center in Basel.

Which train companies can take me between Berlin and Basel?
When taking a train from Berlin to Basel, you can count on Deutsche Bahn, ÖBB | Nightjet or FlixTrain for the best way to get you to Basel. You can also check all possible train companies who offer a service from Berlin to Basel and compare the amenities they offer before buying a train ticket.
Is there a direct train from Berlin to Basel?
Yes, there are 8 direct trains from Berlin to Basel per day with Deutsche Bahn  on Omio. This is worth paying attention to when you purchase your train ticket as direct services tend to offer more convenience and help save you time traveling to your destination.
How many train services per day are there to Basel from Berlin?
The average number of trains departing Berlin for Basel is 8 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.
What are the first and last departure train times from Berlin to Basel?
The earliest train departing from Berlin to Basel leaves at 3: 28 PM. The last train departing from Berlin to Basel leaves at 10: 20 PM. You can find the latest Berlin to Basel train schedule on Omio and book the best time to leave for your journey on your chosen travel date.
When should I buy the Berlin to Basel train for the best deals on tickets?
If you purchase the Berlin to Basel train within the next 7 days, you can find one way tickets to cost on average $53 (€43). However, booking your train ticket in advance gives you access to the best prices for trains from Berlin to Basel. Look out for train tickets for this route to go on sale a few months before your planned departure date to find the best deals.
Stations

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Berlin
Berlin Ostbahnhof
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