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Train Information from Gießen to Basel

distanceDistance214 miles (345 km)
frequencyTrain frequency12 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 12 direct trains a day

Trains from Gießen to Basel cover the 214 miles (345 km) long route taking on average 3 h 47 min with our travel partners like. Normally, there are 12 trains operating per day, including direct services available. Travelers depart most frequently from Gießen and arrive in Basel SBB.

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FAQs
Am I allowed to travel by train from Gießen, Germany to Basel, Switzerland?

Travel between Gießen, 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 Gießen?

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?

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 11/29/21. This can change before your date of travel so please review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your train from Gießen to Basel before traveling.

What is the restriction level for the return leg of a round trip journey from Basel, Switzerland to Gießen, Germany?

Return travel from Switzerland to Germany is: Partially open.

Are there any international entry restrictions on returning to Gießen 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
  • 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 Gießen, 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 12/3/21. Please check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   closer to the travel date of your train to Gießen from Basel.

What is the distance to Basel from Gießen by train?
You should expect to travel around 214 miles (345 km)  from Gießen to Basel by train.
How long is the train from Gießen to Basel?
On average the Gießen to Basel train time is 3 h 47 min  covering the 214 miles (345 km) long journey, but the journey time can vary depending on specific dates or traveling on weekends and holidays.
Which train station from Gießen to Basel do I depart from? Which Basel train station from Gießen do I arrive in?

When departing from Gießen, you have various train station options to start your trip from including Gießen, Gießen Licher Str and Gießen Oswaldsgarten. When arriving in Basel, you can end your journey in train stations like Basel SBB, Basel Bad Bhf and Basel, Birmannsgasse.

Omio customers book a train from Gießen   to Basel SBB   most frequently for this route.

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

The most popular departure train station with passengers for this route, called Gießen, is located 0.6 miles (940 m) from the city center of Gießen.

The most popular arrival train station, Basel SBB, is located 1.1 miles (1.7 km) away from the city center of Basel.

How many train services per day are there to Basel from Gießen?
On average, there are 12 trains a day from Gießen to Basel. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Gießen
Basel
Gießen is the most popular Gießen 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 Gießen for your trip to Basel.

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