The best way to find a cheap train ticket from Berlin to Basel is to book your journey as far in advance as possible and to avoid traveling at rush hour.
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7 h 21 m
7 h 49 m
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Of the 11 trains that leave Berlin for Basel every day 2 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.
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|Distance||428 miles (691 km)|
|Average train duration||7 h 43 min|
|Average train ticket price||$140 (€122)|
|Train frequency||7 a day|
|Direct train||Yes, there are 7 direct trains a day|
|Train companies||EuroNight, ÖBB | ICE, ÖBB | Nightjet, Deutsche Bahn or ÖBB | InterCity|
Trains from Berlin to Basel cover the 428 miles (691 km) long route taking on average 7 h 43 min with our travel partners like EuroNight, ÖBB | ICE, ÖBB | Nightjet, Deutsche Bahn or ÖBB | InterCity. Normally, there are 7 trains operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this trip for as low as $40 (€35), but the average price of train tickets is $140 (€122). Travelers depart most frequently from Berlin Hbf and arrive in Basel SBB.
Find the best trains to Basel from Berlin with Omio's travel partners Deutsche Bahn and ÖBB Nightjet from $40 (€35). We can find you the best deals, schedules and tickets when comparing and booking the best journey.
ÖBB Nightjet is an Austrian train company that offers overnight services across Europe. It has a range of train types, including the EuroNight, CityNightLine and Nightjet, which all offer comfortable sleeping compartments and couchettes. The EuroNight is the most luxurious option, with private compartments and a restaurant car. The CityNightLine is a more affordable option, with compartments and couchettes, while the Nightjet is the most basic option, with couchettes and reclining seats. Ticket types include Economy, Comfort and Business, with the latter offering the most luxurious experience. Onboard facilities include Wi-Fi, power sockets, a restaurant car and a bar. The most popular routes for ÖBB Nightjet are from Vienna to Munich, Berlin, Zurich, Amsterdam, Prague and Budapest.
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:
When departing from Berlin, you have various train station options to start your route from including Berlin Hbf, Berlin Alexanderplatz and Berlin Südkreuz. When arriving in Basel, you can end your trip in train stations like Basel SBB, Basel Bad Bhf and Basel St Johann.
Passengers board the train most frequently from Berlin Hbf, which is located around 3.5 miles (5.6 km) away from the city centre, and they get off the train at Basel SBB, located 1.3 miles (2.1 km) away from the city centre.
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