Hamburg to Basel train

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Cheap train tickets from Hamburg to Basel

Showing times and prices for May 21

Cheapest

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.

Cheapest
Deutsche Bahn
11:28AM9h19
Hamburg Hbf
08:47PMBasel SBB
$1411One-way
1 transfer
Deutsche Bahn
10:45AM8h02
Hamburg Hbf
06:47PMBasel SBB
$1531One-way
0 transfers
Deutsche Bahn
08:45AM8h02
Hamburg Hbf
04:47PMBasel SBB
$1531One-way
0 transfers
Deutsche Bahn
09:45AM8h02
Hamburg Hbf
05:47PMBasel SBB
$1531One-way
1 transfer
Deutsche Bahn
11:45AM8h02
Hamburg Hbf
07:47PMBasel SBB
$1531One-way
1 transfer

Train schedule from Hamburg to Basel

Showing trains for tomorrow, Tuesday, May 21
ÖBB | ICE
08:28AM8h27
Hamburg Hbf
04:55PMBasel SBB
0 transfers
Deutsche Bahn
08:45AM8h02
Hamburg Hbf
04:47PMBasel SBB
0 transfers
ÖBB | ICE
08:45AM8h02
Hamburg Hbf
04:47PMBasel SBB
0 transfers
Deutsche Bahn
09:24AM8h23
Hamburg Hbf
05:47PMBasel SBB
1 transfer
ÖBB | ICE
09:24AM8h23
Hamburg Hbf
05:47PMBasel SBB
1 transfer
Deutsche Bahn
09:45AM8h02
Hamburg Hbf
05:47PMBasel SBB
1 transfer
ÖBB | ICE
09:45AM8h02
Hamburg Hbf
05:47PMBasel SBB
1 transfer
ÖBB | ICE
09:50AM8h57
Hamburg Hbf
06:47PMBasel SBB
1 transfer
ÖBB | ICE
10:27AM8h28
Hamburg Hbf
06:55PMBasel SBB
0 transfers
Deutsche Bahn
10:45AM8h02
Hamburg Hbf
06:47PMBasel SBB
0 transfers
ÖBB | ICE
10:45AM8h02
Hamburg Hbf
06:47PMBasel SBB
0 transfers
Deutsche Bahn
11:28AM9h19
Hamburg Hbf
08:47PMBasel SBB
1 transfer
Deutsche Bahn
11:45AM8h02
Hamburg Hbf
07:47PMBasel SBB
1 transfer

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Fastest train times from Hamburg to Basel

Showing times and prices for May 21

Fastest Journey

8 h 2 m

Average

8 h 19 m

Trains per day

13

Distance

691 km

Of the 13 trains that leave Hamburg for Basel every day 6 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

Fastest
Deutsche Bahn
10:45AM8h02
Hamburg Hbf
06:47PMBasel SBB
$1531One-way
0 transfers
Fastest
Deutsche Bahn
08:45AM8h02
Hamburg Hbf
04:47PMBasel SBB
$1531One-way
0 transfers
Fastest
Deutsche Bahn
09:45AM8h02
Hamburg Hbf
05:47PMBasel SBB
$1531One-way
1 transfer
Fastest
ÖBB | ICE
09:45AM8h02
Hamburg Hbf
05:47PMBasel SBB
$2321One-way
1 transfer
Fastest
ÖBB | ICE
10:45AM8h02
Hamburg Hbf
06:47PMBasel SBB
$2321One-way
0 transfers

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Overview: Train from Hamburg to Basel

distanceDistance428 miles (690 km)
durationAverage train duration7 h 2 min
priceAverage train ticket price$152 (€131)
frequencyTrain frequency3 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 3 direct trains a day
carriersTrain companiesDeutsche Bahn, ÖBB Nightjet, ÖBB | ICE or ÖBB | InterCity

Trains from Hamburg to Basel cover the 428 miles (690 km) long route taking on average 7 h 2 min with our travel partners like Deutsche Bahn, ÖBB Nightjet, ÖBB | ICE or ÖBB | InterCity. Normally, there are 3 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this journey costs around $152 (€131), you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as $58 (€50). Travelers depart most frequently from Hamburg Hbf and arrive in Basel SBB.

Train providers: Deutsche Bahn, ÖBB Nightjet and ÖBB | ICE from Hamburg to Basel trains

Buy your official Deutsche Bahn, ÖBB Nightjet and ÖBB | ICE train tickets between Hamburg and Basel from $46 (€40) with Omio. Find train times and tickets for over 1000 travel companies to compare and book the most popular 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.

Hamburg to Basel train information with ÖBB Nightjet:

  • Average Duration: 10 h 3 min
  • Cheapest Price: $261
  • ÖBB Nightjet frequency: 1 a day

Deutsche Bahn, Inter City Express (ICE), Intercity (IC), Regional Express (RE), Regionalbahn (RB) classes from Hamburg to Basel

Check and compare train options, travel classes, and amenities for trains from Hamburg to Basel with Deutsche Bahn, Inter City Express (ICE), Intercity (IC), Regional Express (RE), Regionalbahn (RB)

Inter City Express (ICE)

1st class
  • Wi-Fi (free)
  • Power socket at seat
  • Adjustable seat
  • Extra legroom (at least 89 cm)
  • Solo seats available
  • Face-to-face seats available
  • Folding table
  • 3 seat in a row
  • Seat reservation included
  • No dedicated space for bicycles*
  • Pets allowed
  • Meal service at seat and restaurant
  • No dedicated area for families with children
  • No dedicated space for prams
  • Quiet area/zone
  • 1 piece of hand luggage per person
  • 1 piece of large luggage per person
  • Air conditioning
  • No dedicated accessible seats
  • Partially barrier-free
  • Accessibility assistance service
  • Travel advisories priority lane
  • Access to lounge
  • Access to digital newspaper & magazine

Inter City Express (ICE)

2nd class
  • Wi-Fi (free)
  • Power socket at seat
  • Adjustable seat
  • Extra legroom (at least 80 cm)
  • Solo seats available
  • Face-to-face seats available
  • Folding table
  • 4 seat in a row
  • Seat reservation not included
  • Dedicated space for bicycles
  • Pets allowed
  • Meal service at the restaurant
  • Area for families with children
  • Space for prams
  • Quiet area/zone
  • 1 piece of hand luggage per person
  • 1 piece of large luggage per person
  • Air conditioning
  • Dedicated accessible seats
  • Partially barrier-free
  • Accessibility assistance service
  • No Travel advisories priority lane
  • No access to lounge
  • No access to digital newspapers & magazines

Intercity (IC)

1st class
  • Wi-Fi (free)
  • Power socket at seat
  • Seat not adjustable
  • Standard legroom
  • Solo seats available
  • Face-to-face seats available
  • Folding table
  • 3 seat in a row
  • Seat reservation included
  • No dedicated space for bicycles*
  • Pets allowed
  • No buy-on-board food
  • No dedicated area for families with children
  • No dedicated space for prams
  • No quiet area/zone
  • 1 piece of hand luggage per person
  • 1 piece of large luggage per person
  • Air conditioning
  • No dedicated accessible seats
  • Partially barrier-free
  • Accessibility assistance service
  • Travel advisories priority lane
  • Access to lounge
  • Access to digital newspaper & magazine

Intercity (IC)

2nd class
  • Wi-Fi (free)
  • Power socket at seat
  • Seat not adjustable
  • Standard legroom
  • Solo seats available
  • Face-to-face seats available
  • Folding table
  • 4 seat in a row
  • Seat reservation not included
  • Dedicated space for bicycles*
  • Pets allowed
  • No buy-on-board food
  • Area for families with children
  • Space for prams
  • No quiet area/zone
  • 1 piece of hand luggage per person
  • 1 piece of large luggage per person
  • Air conditioning
  • Dedicated accessible seats
  • Partially barrier-free
  • Accessibility assistance service
  • No Travel advisories priority lane
  • No access to lounge
  • No access to digital newspapers & magazines

Regional Express (RE)

1st class & 2nd class
  • Wi-Fi (free)
  • Power socket at seat
  • Seat not adjustable
  • Standard legroom
  • Solo seats available
  • Face-to-face seats available
  • Folding table
  • Dedicated space for bicycles
  • Pets allowed
  • No buy-on-board food
  • No dedicated area for families with children
  • No dedicated space for prams
  • No quiet area/zone
  • 1 piece of hand luggage per person
  • 1 piece of large luggage per person
  • Air conditioning
  • No dedicated accessible seats for 1st class
  • Partially barrier-free
  • Accessibility assistance service

Regionalbahn (RB)

1st class & 2nd class
  • No Wi-Fi
  • Power sockets on some trains
  • Seat not adjustable
  • Standard legroom
  • Solo seats available
  • Face-to-face seats available
  • Folding table
  • Dedicated space for bicycles
  • Pets allowed
  • No buy-on-board food
  • No dedicated area for families with children
  • No dedicated space for prams
  • No quiet area/zone
  • 1 piece of hand luggage per person
  • 1 piece of large luggage per person
  • Air conditioning
  • No dedicated accessible seats for 1st class
  • Partially barrier-free
  • Accessibility assistance service

FAQs: Trains from Hamburg to Basel

FAQs: Travel by train from Hamburg 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 Hamburg to Basel.
FAQs
Cheap train tickets from Hamburg to Basel can start from as little as $58 (€50) when you book in advance. The average train ticket price for Hamburg to Basel is $152 (€131); however, prices vary depending on the time of day and class and they tend to be more expensive on the day.
On average the Hamburg to Basel train time is 7 h 2 min   covering the 428 mile (690 km) long trip, but the journey time can vary depending on specific dates or if traveling on weekends and holidays.
The first train from Hamburg to Basel leaves at 5: 46 AM. Plan your trip with the Journey Planner   from Omio.
The last train from Hamburg to Basel leaves at 10: 35 PM.
Yes, there are 3 direct trains a day from Hamburg to Basel with Deutsche Bahn, ÖBB Nightjet or ÖBB | ICE. Schedules can vary on holidays or weekends with fewer direct trains.
Yes, there's a high-speed train to Basel. Take the fast train with ÖBB | ICE from Hamburg to Basel.
For the route from Hamburg to Basel you can take a train with Deutsche Bahn, ÖBB Nightjet, ÖBB | ICE or ÖBB | InterCity. Be sure to check out all possible train providers that offer services to Basel from Hamburg on Omio to compare what amenities they may have.
Yes, you can take a night train from Hamburg to Basel with ÖBB Nightjet. Find all the info regarding night trains in Europe.  

When departing from Hamburg, you have various train station options to start your journey from including Hamburg Hbf, Hamburg Airport and Hamburg, Hauptbahnhof/Spitalerstraße. 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 Hamburg Hbf, which is located around 1.8 miles (2.9 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.

The cheapest month for a train from Hamburg to Basel is March.
It's helpful to compare your options as there are 3 ways to travel from Hamburg to Basel including taking a train, bus or flight.

Important Stations and Airports in Hamburg and Basel

Hamburg
Basel
Hamburg Hbf is the most popular Hamburg 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 Hamburg for your trip to Basel.
Amenities at station
WifiWifi
LockersLockers
ShoppingShopping
ParkingParking
ATMATM
TaxisTaxis
AccessibilityAccessibility
phone
Phone Number
+49 4039184400
ticketOfficeHours
Ticket Office Hours
Mon - Fri: 06: 00 - 21: 30 | Sat - Sun: 08: 00 - 20: 15
Public transit options for Hamburg Hbf
U-Bahn lines: U1, U2, U3, U4
S-Bahn lines: S1, S2, S3, S11, S21, S31
Bus lines: 2, 5, 6, 16, 17, 19, 112, X35, 31, 37
Train lines: ICE, EC, IC, FLX, NJ, RE, RB, IRE
Hamburg AirportShoppingParkingATMTaxisAccessibility
Amenities at station
ShoppingShopping
ParkingParking
ATMATM
TaxisTaxis
AccessibilityAccessibility
Amenities at station
WifiWifi
LockersLockers
ShoppingShopping
ParkingParking
ATMATM
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
ATMATM
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.
Hamburg, Hauptbahnhof/SpitalerstraßeAccessibility
Amenities at station
AccessibilityAccessibility
Hamburg DammtorWifiLockersShoppingParkingATMTaxisAccessibility
Amenities at station
WifiWifi
LockersLockers
ShoppingShopping
ParkingParking
ATMATM
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.
Hamburg Hbf (S-Bahn)Accessibility
Amenities at station
AccessibilityAccessibility
Hamburg, JungfernstiegParkingATMTaxisAccessibility
Amenities at station
ParkingParking
ATMATM
TaxisTaxis
AccessibilityAccessibility
Hamburg LandungsbrückenShoppingATMTaxisAccessibility
Amenities at station
ShoppingShopping
ATMATM
TaxisTaxis
AccessibilityAccessibility
Amenities at station
ShoppingShopping
ParkingParking
ATMATM
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.
Hamburg, Hauptbahnhof/KirchenalleeAccessibility
Amenities at station
AccessibilityAccessibility
Hamburg-SternschanzeShoppingParkingTaxisAccessibility
Amenities at station
ShoppingShopping
ParkingParking
TaxisTaxis
AccessibilityAccessibility
Amenities at station
ShoppingShopping
ATMATM
TaxisTaxis
AccessibilityAccessibility
Reeperbahn stationShoppingATMTaxisAccessibility
Amenities at station
ShoppingShopping
ATMATM
TaxisTaxis
AccessibilityAccessibility
Hamburg Berliner TorShoppingATMTaxisAccessibility
Amenities at station
ShoppingShopping
ATMATM
TaxisTaxis
AccessibilityAccessibility
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ShoppingShopping
ParkingParking
TaxisTaxis
AccessibilityAccessibility
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ShoppingShopping
ParkingParking
TaxisTaxis
AccessibilityAccessibility

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