The best way to find a cheap train ticket from Hamburg to Basel is to book your journey as far in advance as possible and to avoid traveling at rush hour.
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6 h 31 m
7 h 16 m
Trains per day
Of the 30 trains that leave Hamburg for Basel every day 12 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.
|Distance||428 miles (690 km)|
|Average train duration||10 h 19 min|
|Average train ticket price||$50 (€45)|
|Train frequency||6 a day|
|Direct train||Yes, there are 6 direct trains a day|
|Train companies||ÖBB | InterCity, Deutsche Bahn, ÖBB | ICE, ÖBB | Nightjet, Flixbus, ÖBB, FlixTrain or Deutsche Bahn with connection|
Trains from Hamburg to Basel cover the 428 miles (690 km) long journey taking on average 10 h 19 min with our travel partners like ÖBB | InterCity, Deutsche Bahn, ÖBB | ICE, ÖBB | Nightjet, Flixbus, ÖBB, FlixTrain or Deutsche Bahn with connection. Normally, there are 6 trains operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this trip for as low as $22 (€20), but the average price of train tickets is $50 (€45). Travelers depart most frequently from Hamburg Hbf and arrive in Basel SBB.
ÖBB Nightjet, Deutsche Bahn and ÖBB trains will get you between Hamburg and Basel from $22 (€20). With over 1000 travel companies on Omio, you can find the best train times and tickets for your trip.
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 Hamburg to Basel train.
Deutsche Bahn from Hamburg to Basel train information:
ÖBB is Austria's main train company and offers the following different ticket types for your next trip between Hamburg and Basel by train: Standard Ticket, Comfort-Ticket, ÖBB Sparschiene-Ticket, ÖBB Sparschiene Comfort-Ticket.
ÖBB tickets to Basel from Hamburg are available online on Omio. We help you compare and book your perfect journey with ÖBB from Hamburg to Basel all in one place. If you’re specifically looking for the cheapest, fastest or earliest train, you can find all the current ÖBB train schedules and train tickets available on Omio for the 428 miles (690 km) journey. You can also see relevant travel information for the ÖBB train, such as baggage allowance and amenities onboard depending on the class fare. Search for your ideal departure and arrival times for this train, compare the fastest Hamburg to Basel routes as well as the cheapest ticket prices available, and buy the best ÖBB Hamburg to Basel train ticket that fits your needs. If you purchase tickets in the Omio app, you can quickly see if the ÖBB train ticket is available as a mobile ticket, which makes it easy for you to travel paperless. You’ll then be ready to embark on your smooth and relaxing journey to Basel with ÖBB!
Find cheap tickets for ÖBB Nightjet trains from Hamburg to Basel on Omio. Omio can help you find the best train deals and prices all in one place by showing you the most up-to-date Hamburg to Basel train schedule from ÖBB Nightjet, the latest train ticket offers available and other travel information for the 428 miles (690 km) trip between Hamburg and Basel, including information on baggage allowance and amenities offered onboard depending on the class fare you pick and choose. If you search for trains between Hamburg and Basel in the Omio app, you can check to see if the ÖBB Nightjet trains available are mobile tickets, which makes it even more convenient for you to go paperless when traveling. Check the ÖBB Nightjet train schedule for your ideal departure and arrival times, compare the best route available to get to Basel from Hamburg and then book a cheap train with ease. Sit back and enjoy your upcoming train to Basel from Hamburg with ÖBB Nightjet!
ÖBB Nightjet from Hamburg to Basel train information:
Travel between Hamburg, Germany and Basel, Switzerland by train is: Unrestricted.
International entry status: Entry is unrestricted for citizens and permanent residents of Germany
Conditions of entry:
When traveling in Switzerland, you must follow these COVID-19 safety rules:
The information above was last checked on 11/6/22. This can change before your date of travel so please review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train from Hamburg to Basel before traveling.
The restriction level for your return train to Hamburg, Germany from Basel is: Unrestricted.
International entry is allowed for: Entry is unrestricted for citizens and permanent residents of Switzerland
Conditions of reentry:
The government of Germany has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:
Last checked on 11/6/22. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train to Hamburg from Basel closer to your date of departure here here.
There are a few train stations in Hamburg to start your journey from including Hamburg Hbf, Hamburg-Altona and Hamburg-Harburg. 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 Hamburg Hbf and arrive in Basel SBB.
Passengers board their train most frequently from Hamburg Hbf and travel around 1.8 miles (2.9 km) from the city center to this train station.
Passengers traveling this route most often arrive at Basel SBB and need to travel approximately 1.6 miles (2.5 km) from the train station to the city center in Basel.
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