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.
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7 h 9 m
8 h 14 m
Trains per day
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.
|Distance||428 miles (691 km)|
|Average train duration||7 h 23 min|
|Average train ticket price||$53 (€43)|
|Train frequency||8 a day|
|Direct train||Yes, there are 8 direct trains a day|
|Train providers||Deutsche 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.
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 (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:
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:
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:
Travel between Berlin, Germany and Basel, Switzerland by train is: Partially open.
International entry status: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Germany
Conditions of entry:
All travelers in Switzerland must observe these coronavirus safety measures:
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.
Return travel from Switzerland to Germany is: Partially open.
Entry into Germany is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Switzerland
Requirements for reentering:
The government of Germany has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:
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.
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.
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.
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