Cheap train tickets from Berlin to Basel

Showing times and prices for Jan 27

Cheapest

$83

Average

$168

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 $ 168 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only $ 83.

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04:30AMBerlin Hbf7h17 11:47AMBasel SBB
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$831One-way
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09:28PMBerlin Hbf8h52 06:20AMBasel SBB
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$831One-way
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12:21AMBerlin Hbf10h26 10:47AMBasel SBB
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$1181One-way
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11:46AMBerlin Hbf7h09 06:55PMBasel SBB
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$1181One-way
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07:37AMBerlin Hbf7h10 02:47PMBasel SBB
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$1181One-way

Train schedule from Berlin to Basel

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12:21AMBerlin Hbf10h26 10:47AMBasel SBB
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12:21AMBerlin Hbf10h26 10:47AMBasel SBB
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04:30AMBerlin Hbf7h17 11:47AMBasel SBB
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04:30AMBerlin Hbf7h17 11:47AMBasel SBB
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05:28AMBerlin Hbf7h19 12:47PMBasel SBB
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05:28AMBerlin Hbf7h19 12:47PMBasel SBB
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06:01AMBerlin Hbf6h54 12:55PMBasel SBB
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06:01AMBerlin Hbf6h54 12:55PMBasel SBB
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06:30AMBerlin Hbf7h17 01:47PMBasel 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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07:28AMBerlin 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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07:46AMBerlin Hbf7h09 02:55PMBasel SBB
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08:30AMBerlin Hbf7h17 03:47PMBasel SBB
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08:30AMBerlin Hbf7h17 03:47PMBasel SBB
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09:28AMBerlin Hbf7h19 04:47PMBasel SBB
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09:28AMBerlin Hbf7h19 04:47PMBasel SBB
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09:37AMBerlin Hbf7h10 04:47PMBasel SBB
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09:46AMBerlin Hbf7h09 04:55PMBasel 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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10:30AMBerlin Hbf7h17 05:47PMBasel SBB
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11:28AMBerlin Hbf7h19 06:47PMBasel SBB
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11:28AMBerlin Hbf7h19 06:47PMBasel SBB
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11:37AMBerlin Hbf7h10 06:47PMBasel SBB
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11:46AMBerlin Hbf7h09 06:55PMBasel 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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12:30PMBerlin Hbf7h17 07:47PMBasel SBB
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01:28PMBerlin Hbf7h19 08:47PMBasel 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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01:46PMBerlin Hbf7h09 08:55PMBasel SBB
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02:30PMBerlin Hbf7h19 09:49PMBasel SBB
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02:30PMBerlin Hbf7h19 09:49PMBasel SBB
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03:28PMBerlin Hbf7h27 10:55PMBasel SBB
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03:28PMBerlin Hbf7h27 10:55PMBasel SBB
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03:37PMBerlin Hbf7h18 10:55PMBasel SBB
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03:46PMBerlin Hbf7h18 11:04PMBasel SBB
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03:46PMBerlin Hbf7h18 11:04PMBasel SBB
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04:30PMBerlin Hbf7h25 11:55PMBasel SBB
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04:30PMBerlin Hbf7h25 11:55PMBasel SBB
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05:28PMBerlin Hbf7h31 12:59AMBasel SBB
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05:28PMBerlin Hbf7h31 12:59AMBasel SBB
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05:46PMBerlin Hbf7h13 12:59AMBasel SBB
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05:46PMBerlin Hbf7h13 12:59AMBasel SBB
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08:54PMBerlin Hbf10h26 07:20AMBasel SBB
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08:54PMBerlin Hbf10h26 07:20AMBasel SBB
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08:54PMBerlin Hbf10h26 07:20AMBasel SBB
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09:28PMBerlin Hbf8h52 06:20AMBasel SBB
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09:28PMBerlin Hbf8h52 06:20AMBasel SBB
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Thu
Jan 27
$74Deutsche Bahn
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$120easyJet
Fri
Jan 28
$74Deutsche Bahn
$54Flixbus
$101easyJet
Sat
Jan 29
$67Deutsche Bahn
$48Flixbus
$194Air France
Sun
Jan 30
$60Deutsche Bahn
$56Flixbus
$123easyJet
Mon
Jan 31
$36Deutsche Bahn
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$87easyJet
Tue
Feb 1
$36Deutsche Bahn
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$189KLM
Wed
Feb 2
$36Deutsche Bahn
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$189KLM
Thu
Feb 3
$36Deutsche Bahn
$38Flixbus
$35easyJet
Fri
Feb 4
$36Deutsche Bahn
$44Flixbus
$32easyJet
Sat
Feb 5
$36Deutsche Bahn
$48Flixbus
$169KLM
Sun
Feb 6
$36Deutsche Bahn
$50Flixbus
$56easyJet
Mon
Feb 7
$36Deutsche Bahn
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$38easyJet
Tue
Feb 8
$36Deutsche Bahn
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$32easyJet
Wed
Feb 9
$36Deutsche Bahn
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$44easyJet
Thu
Feb 10
$36Deutsche Bahn
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$32easyJet
Fri
Feb 11
$36Deutsche Bahn
$50Flixbus
$45easyJet
Sat
Feb 12
$36Deutsche Bahn
$42Flixbus
$40easyJet
Sun
Feb 13
$36Deutsche Bahn
$53Flixbus
$45easyJet
Mon
Feb 14
$36Deutsche Bahn
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$38easyJet
Tue
Feb 15
$36Deutsche Bahn
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$38easyJet

Fastest train times from Berlin to Basel

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Fastest Journey

6 h 54 m

Average

7 h 37 m

Trains per day

54

Distance

691 km

Of the 54 trains that leave Berlin for Basel every day 17 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 7 h 37 m but if you time it right, some trains will get you there in just 6 h 54 m .

The slowest trains will take 10 h 26 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
06:01AMBerlin Hbf6h54 12:55PMBasel SBB
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$2201One-way
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06:01AMBerlin Hbf6h54 12:55PMBasel SBB
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$1181One-way
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01:46PMBerlin Hbf7h09 08:55PMBasel SBB
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$1421One-way
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07:46AMBerlin Hbf7h09 02:55PMBasel SBB
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$2201One-way
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11:46AMBerlin Hbf7h09 06:55PMBasel SBB
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$1181One-way

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Overview: Train from Berlin to Basel

distanceDistance428 miles (691 km)
durationAverage train duration7 h 10 min
priceAverage train ticket price$60 (€50)
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 10 min with our travel partners like Deutsche Bahn, ÖBB | Nightjet or FlixTrain. Normally, there are 8 trains operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this route for as low as $36 (€30), but the average price of train tickets is $60 (€50). Travelers depart most frequently from Berlin Hbf and arrive in Basel SBB.

Train providers: Deutsche Bahn from Berlin to Basel trains

For as little as $36 (€30) you can travel by train between Berlin and Basel with Deutsche Bahn. Omio will show you the best deals, schedules and tickets available for this trip.

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
  • Average Price: $36
  • Deutsche Bahn frequency: 7 a day

Deutsche Bahn has the following ticket policies due to COVID-19, which you should be aware of when booking and traveling by train from Berlin to Basel:

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

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%


Train companies often offer promotional prices and offers—by buying in advance—you can get access the best prices for trains in the U.S., Canada, and the major European railroad operators. Search on Omio to check prices and cheap train tickets from Berlin - Basel. Easily find the most attractive rates and choose the your preferred route for your journey. Book and choose your mobile ticket: avoid the queues at the station and the added stress of printing your ticket.

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 any COVID-19 restrictions for international travel by train between Berlin and Basel?

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

What is the status of international entry into Switzerland from Germany?

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

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

Conditions of entry:

  • Travellers must present a negative COVID-19 test as either a RT-PCR performed within 72 hours prior to arrival, or an Antigen test performed within 24 hours prior to arrival
  • COVID-19 test required after arrival, between day 4 and day 7
  • Health declaration required
  • Digital entry registration is required prior to arrival

What are the safety rules to follow in Basel, Switzerland?

When traveling in Switzerland, 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 1/20/22. This can change before your date of travel so please review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your train to Basel from Berlin before traveling.

Do I need to quarantine when I return to 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 2 days before arrival and 10 day mandatory self quarantine
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from compulsory quarantine
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from compulsory quarantine (certificate needed)
  • Negative COVID-19 test is required to end quarantine early. This test occurs on day 5 in quarantine
  • Digital entry registration is required prior to arrival
  • The exact quarantine requirements depend on the regulations in each federal state

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 1/25/22. Please check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   closer to the travel date of your train to Berlin from Basel.

How much are cheap trains from Berlin to Basel?

Looking to save money on your route? Omio customers have found the cheapest train from Berlin to Basel for the next 7 days starting from $36 (€30)  one way.

What is the price of a train ticket between Berlin and Basel?

The train price between Berlin and Basel is on average $60 (€50)  if you are looking to purchase your tickets for this trip in the next 7 days.

How far is Berlin to Basel by train?

The distance between Berlin and Basel by train is approximately 428 miles (691 km).

What is the Berlin to Basel train travel time?

On average the Berlin to Basel train travel time is 7 h 10 min  for the 428 miles (691 km) long route, but the duration can vary if you travel on weekends and holidays.

Which train station from Berlin to Basel do I depart from? Which Basel train station from Berlin do I arrive in?

There are a few train stations in Berlin to start your trip 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 SBB, Basel Bad Bhf and Basel, Birmannsgasse.

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

Where is the train station in Berlin to go to Basel? Where is the train station in Basel located?

You can find the most popular departure train station for this journey, Berlin Hbf, located approximately 1.7 miles (2.8 km) from the city center of Berlin. The most popular arrival train station in Basel, called Basel SBB, is located around 1.1 miles (1.7 km) away from its city center.

Which train companies can get me from Berlin to Basel?

For the route from Berlin to Basel you can take a train with Deutsche Bahn, ÖBB | Nightjet or FlixTrain. Be sure to check out all possible train providers that offer services to Basel from Berlin on Omio to compare what amenities they may have.

Can I book a direct train from Berlin to Basel?

Yes, there are 8 direct trains a day from Berlin to Basel. If you’re looking for a direct train, consider traveling with Deutsche Bahn, ÖBB | InterCity, ÖBB | ICE or ÖBB | Nightjet. Nonstop train services tend to offer more convenience and save you time getting you to your destination, so it's worth paying attention to this when booking your train tickets.

How many trains per day are there to Basel from Berlin?

On average, there are 8 trains a day from Berlin to Basel. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.

What are the first and last departure train times from Berlin to Basel?

The first Berlin to Basel train departs at 5: 30 AM   and the last train from Berlin to Basel leaves at 11: 21 PM. Check out the most up-to-date train schedule from Berlin to Basel on Omio and find the best time to travel to your destination.

When should I purchase the Berlin to Basel train for the best deals on tickets?

In general, we recommend booking tickets for trains in advance to score the best deals from all possible train companies offering this trip and save money. If you book train tickets between Berlin and Basel within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average $60 (€50) one way. To find the best prices for this route, consider booking your train ticket from Berlin to Basel a few months in advance.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Berlin
Basel
Berlin Hbf is the most popular Berlin 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 Berlin for your trip to Basel.
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Public transit options for Berlin Hbf
U-Bahn lines: U5
S-Bahn lines: S3, S5, S7, S9
Bus lines: 120, 123, 142, 147, 245, M41, M85, N20, N40, N5
Tram lines: M5, M6, M8, M10
Train lines: ICE, EC, IC, FEX, HBX, IRE, RB10, RB14, RB21, RB22, RE1, RE2, RE3, RE4, RE5, RE7