Berlin to Basel train

Cheap train tickets from Berlin to Basel

Showing times and prices for Dec 05

Cheapest

100

Average

135

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.

Cheapest
05:36PMBerlin Hbf7h23 12:59AMBasel SBB
2 transfers
1001One-way
09:28PMBerlin Hbf8h52 06:20AMBasel SBB
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1221One-way
01:37PMBerlin Hbf7h10 08:47PMBasel SBB
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1221One-way
03:37PMBerlin Hbf7h18 10:55PMBasel SBB
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1221One-way
01:28PMBerlin Hbf7h19 08:47PMBasel SBB
1 transfer
1221One-way

Train schedule from Berlin to Basel

Showing trains for tomorrow, Monday, December 5
04:30AMBerlin Hbf7h17 11:47AMBasel 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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06:30AMBerlin Hbf7h17 01:47PMBasel SBB
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07:28AMBerlin Hbf7h19 02:47PMBasel SBB
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07:33AMBerlin Hbf7h22 02:55PMBasel SBB
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07:37AMBerlin Hbf7h10 02:47PMBasel SBB
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08:30AMBerlin Hbf7h06 03:36PMBasel 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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09:37AMBerlin Hbf7h10 04:47PMBasel 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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11:37AMBerlin Hbf7h10 06:47PMBasel 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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01:37PMBerlin Hbf7h10 08:47PMBasel 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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03:37PMBerlin Hbf7h18 10:55PMBasel 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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05:36PMBerlin Hbf7h23 12:59AMBasel 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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10:59PMBerlin Hbf11h48 10:47AMBasel SBB
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10:59PMBerlin Hbf11h48 10:47AMBasel SBB
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11:19PMBerlin Hbf11h28 10:47AMBasel SBB
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11:19PMBerlin Hbf11h28 10:47AMBasel SBB
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Fastest train times from Berlin to Basel

Showing times and prices for Dec 05

Fastest Journey

6 h 54 m

Average

7 h 54 m

Trains per day

35

Distance

691 km

Of the 35 trains that leave Berlin for Basel every day 10 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

Fastest
06:01AMBerlin Hbf6h54 12:55PMBasel SBB
1 transfer
1371One-way
08:30AMBerlin Hbf7h06 03:36PMBasel SBB
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1471One-way
01:37PMBerlin Hbf7h10 08:47PMBasel SBB
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1221One-way
11:37AMBerlin Hbf7h10 06:47PMBasel SBB
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1641One-way
11:37AMBerlin Hbf7h10 06:47PMBasel SBB
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1221One-way

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Overview: Train from Berlin to Basel

distanceDistance428 miles (691 km)
durationAverage train duration8 h 4 min
priceAverage train ticket price$68 (€61)
frequencyTrain frequency11 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 7 direct trains a day
carriersTrain companiesÖBB | InterCity, ÖBB | Nightjet, Deutsche Bahn, FlixTrain, Deutsche Bahn with connection or ÖBB | ICE

Trains from Berlin to Basel cover the 428 miles (691 km) long trip taking on average 8 h 4 min with our travel partners like ÖBB | InterCity, ÖBB | Nightjet, Deutsche Bahn, FlixTrain, Deutsche Bahn with connection or ÖBB | ICE. Normally, there are 11 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this journey costs around $68 (€61), you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as $39 (€35). Travelers depart most frequently from Berlin Hbf and arrive in Basel SBB.

Train providers: ÖBB Nightjet and Deutsche Bahn from Berlin to Basel trains

ÖBB Nightjet and Deutsche Bahn trains will get you between Berlin and Basel from $39 (€35). With over 1000 travel companies on Omio, you can find the best train times and tickets for your trip.

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ÖBB Nightjet

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 between Berlin and 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 Berlin to Basel with Deutsche Bahn:

  • Average Duration: 7 h 31 min
  • Average Price: $45
  • Deutsche Bahn frequency: 6 a day

Looking to travel by train between Berlin and Basel? Omio can help you find that perfect trip with ÖBB Nightjet. Check Omio to see current ÖBB Nightjet train schedules, tickets, travel information and prices for the best deals on the Berlin to Basel train and book ÖBB Nightjet tickets online quickly and easily. When taking a train to Basel from Berlin, you can expect to travel 428 miles (691 km) one-way with ÖBB Nightjet. If you search for trains from Berlin to Basel in the Omio app, you can check if the ÖBB Nightjet ticket is a mobile ticket, which makes it easy for you to go paperless when traveling without needing to purchase tickets in person at the train station. Whether you’re looking for the cheapest, fastest or earliest train with ÖBB Nightjet, we do the work for you to get you safely to Basel from Berlin. Book that perfect Berlin to Basel train now with Omio and enjoy a smooth and comfortable journey with ÖBB Nightjet!

Train information from Berlin to Basel with ÖBB Nightjet:

  • Average Duration: 10 h 41 min
  • ÖBB Nightjet frequency: 1 a day

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 Tips: 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

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

Can I enter Switzerland from Germany?

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

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

Conditions of entry:

  • There are no current restrictions

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

All travelers in Switzerland must observe these coronavirus safety measures:

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

The information above was last checked on 11/6/22. Remember to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your train between Berlin and Basel as this information can change.

The restriction level for your return train to Berlin, Germany from Basel is: Unrestricted.

Is my return train into Berlin from Basel restricted?

International entry is allowed for: Entry is unrestricted for citizens and permanent residents of Switzerland

Do I need to quarantine on arrival in Germany from Basel?

Conditions of reentry:

  • There are no current restrictions

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:

  • Social distancing required: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face mask required: Mandatory

Last checked on 11/6/22. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train to Berlin from Basel closer to your date of departure here here.

Omio customers have found the cheapest trains from Berlin to Basel to cost as little as $39 (€35)  in the next 7 days.
In the next 7 days you can expect to pay on average $68 (€61)  for a train ticket between Berlin and Basel.
When traveling this route you should expect the distance to Basel from Berlin by train to be approximately 428 miles (691 km).
The train time from Berlin to Basel is on average 8 h 4 min  for the 428 miles (691 km) long journey, but the time it takes to go to Basel from Berlin by train can vary depending on specific dates or traveling on weekends and holidays.

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.

You can find the most popular departure train station for this trip, Berlin Hbf, located approximately 3.5 miles (5.6 km) from the city center of Berlin. The most popular arrival train station in Basel, called Basel SBB, is located around 1.6 miles (2.5 km) away from its city center.

When taking a train from Berlin to Basel, you can count on ÖBB | InterCity, ÖBB | Nightjet, Deutsche Bahn, FlixTrain, Deutsche Bahn with connection or ÖBB | ICE for the best way to get you to Basel. You can also check all possible train providers who offer a service between Berlin and Basel and compare the amenities they offer before buying a train ticket.
Yes, there are 7 direct trains per day from Berlin to Basel, and you can find a direct train for this journey with Deutsche Bahn or ÖBB | ICE  on Omio. It's worth paying attention to when you purchase your train ticket as direct services tend to offer more convenience and save you time getting to your destination.
On average, there are 11 trains a day from Berlin to Basel. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.
The first Berlin to Basel train departs at 7: 28 PM   and the last train from Berlin to Basel leaves at 7: 28 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.
If you book the Berlin to Basel train within the next 7 days, you can find one way tickets to cost on average $68 (€61). However, booking your train ticket in advance gives you access to the best prices for trains between Berlin and Basel. Look out for train tickets for this trip to go on sale a few months before your planned departure date to find the best deals.

Important Stations and Airports in Berlin and Basel

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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+49 302971055
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Ticket Office Hours
Mon - Sat: 07: 00 - 22: 00 | Sun: 08: 00 - 22: 00
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
Amenities at station
WifiWifi
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ShoppingShopping
ParkingParking
TaxisTaxis
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ticketOfficeHours
Ticket Office Hours
At a Travel Center you will receive the following services with personal consultation: Tickets and reservations up to shortly before departure, season tickets and DB monthly season tickets on subscription as well as DB BahnCard related offers. Furthermore, national and international timetable and fare information is available in addition to supplementary services and offers for your rail journey.
Amenities at station
WifiWifi
LockersLockers
ShoppingShopping
ParkingParking
TaxisTaxis
AccessibilityAccessibility
ticketOfficeHours
Ticket Office Hours
At a Travel Center you will receive the following services with personal consultation: Tickets and reservations up to shortly before departure, season tickets and DB monthly season tickets on subscription as well as DB BahnCard related offers. Furthermore, national and international timetable and fare information is available in addition to supplementary services and offers for your rail journey.
Amenities at station
WifiWifi
LockersLockers
ShoppingShopping
ParkingParking
TaxisTaxis
AccessibilityAccessibility
ticketOfficeHours
Ticket Office Hours
At a Travel Center you will receive the following services with personal consultation: Tickets and reservations up to shortly before departure, season tickets and DB monthly season tickets on subscription as well as DB BahnCard related offers. Furthermore, national and international timetable and fare information is available in addition to supplementary services and offers for your rail journey.
Amenities at station
WifiWifi
LockersLockers
ShoppingShopping
ParkingParking
TaxisTaxis
AccessibilityAccessibility
ticketOfficeHours
Ticket Office Hours
At a Travel Center you will receive the following services with personal consultation: Tickets and reservations up to shortly before departure, season tickets and DB monthly season tickets on subscription as well as DB BahnCard related offers. Furthermore, national and international timetable and fare information is available in addition to supplementary services and offers for your rail journey.
Amenities at station
WifiWifi
LockersLockers
ShoppingShopping
ParkingParking
TaxisTaxis
AccessibilityAccessibility
ticketOfficeHours
Ticket Office Hours
At a Travel Center you will receive the following services with personal consultation: Tickets and reservations up to shortly before departure, season tickets and DB monthly season tickets on subscription as well as DB BahnCard related offers. Furthermore, national and international timetable and fare information is available in addition to supplementary services and offers for your rail journey.
Amenities at station
WifiWifi
LockersLockers
ShoppingShopping
ParkingParking
TaxisTaxis
AccessibilityAccessibility

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