Cheap train tickets from Hamburg to Basel

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Cheapest

$197

Average

$201

The best way to find a cheap fare is to book your ticket as far in advance as you can and to avoid traveling at rush hour.

The average ticket from Hamburg to Basel will cost around $ 201 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only $ 197.

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08:13AMHamburg Landwehr7h34 03:47PMBasel SBB
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05:53AMHamburg Landwehr7h02 12:55PMBasel SBB
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08:03AMHamburg Landwehr6h52 02:55PMBasel SBB
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12:13PMHamburg Landwehr7h34 07:47PMBasel SBB
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Train schedule from Hamburg to Basel

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02:53AMHamburg Landwehr7h54 10:47AMBasel SBB
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04:53AMHamburg Landwehr7h54 12:47PMBasel SBB
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05:53AMHamburg Landwehr7h02 12:55PMBasel SBB
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06:13AMHamburg Landwehr7h34 01:47PMBasel SBB
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08:13AMHamburg Landwehr7h34 03:47PMBasel SBB
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09:03AMHamburg Landwehr7h44 04:47PMBasel SBB
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10:03AMHamburg Landwehr6h52 04:55PMBasel SBB
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10:13AMHamburg Landwehr7h34 05:47PMBasel SBB
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11:03AMHamburg Landwehr7h44 06:47PMBasel SBB
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11:13AMHamburg Landwehr7h34 06:47PMBasel SBB
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12:03PMHamburg Landwehr6h52 06:55PMBasel SBB
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12:13PMHamburg Landwehr7h34 07:47PMBasel SBB
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01:03PMHamburg Landwehr7h44 08:47PMBasel SBB
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02:03PMHamburg Landwehr6h52 08:55PMBasel SBB
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02:13PMHamburg Landwehr7h36 09:49PMBasel SBB
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03:03PMHamburg Landwehr7h52 10:55PMBasel SBB
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04:03PMHamburg Landwehr7h01 11:04PMBasel SBB
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07:43PMHamburg Landwehr11h31 07:14AMBasel SBB
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08:33PMHamburg Landwehr11h05 07:38AMBasel SBB
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10:13PMHamburg Landwehr9h25 07:38AMBasel SBB
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Sat
Jan 22
$67Deutsche Bahn
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$194Air France
Sun
Jan 23
$60Deutsche Bahn
$61Flixbus
$129easyJet
Mon
Jan 24
$36Deutsche Bahn
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$126HOP!
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Jan 25
$36Deutsche Bahn
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$195HOP!
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Jan 26
$36Deutsche Bahn
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$194Air France
Thu
Jan 27
$36Deutsche Bahn
$49Flixbus
$210KLM
Fri
Jan 28
$36Deutsche Bahn
$38Flixbus
$53easyJet
Sat
Jan 29
$24Deutsche Bahn
$36Flixbus
$128Air France
Sun
Jan 30
$36Deutsche Bahn
$49Flixbus
$64easyJet
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Jan 31
$36Deutsche Bahn
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$44easyJet
Tue
Feb 1
$36Deutsche Bahn
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$129HOP!
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Feb 2
$36Deutsche Bahn
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$127Air France
Thu
Feb 3
$36Deutsche Bahn
$51Flixbus
$50easyJet
Fri
Feb 4
$36Deutsche Bahn
$49Flixbus
$65easyJet
Sat
Feb 5
$36Deutsche Bahn
$36Flixbus
$127Air France
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Feb 6
$36Deutsche Bahn
$47Flixbus
$92easyJet
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Feb 7
$36Deutsche Bahn
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$37easyJet
Tue
Feb 8
$36Deutsche Bahn
$58Flixbus
$129Air France
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Feb 9
$36Deutsche Bahn
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$37easyJet
Thu
Feb 10
$30Deutsche Bahn
$42Flixbus
$45easyJet

Fastest train times from Hamburg to Basel

Showing times and prices for Jan 22

Fastest Journey

6 h 52 m

Average

7 h 59 m

Trains per day

25

Distance

691 km

It's difficult to get from Hamburg to Basel without transferring at least once.

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08:03AMHamburg Landwehr6h52 02:55PMBasel SBB
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12:03PMHamburg Landwehr6h52 06:55PMBasel SBB
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10:03AMHamburg Landwehr6h52 04:55PMBasel SBB
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04:03PMHamburg Landwehr7h01 11:04PMBasel SBB
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Overview: Train from Hamburg to Basel

distanceDistance428 miles (690 km)
durationAverage train duration7 h 32 min
priceAverage train ticket price$48 (€40)
frequencyTrain frequency8 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 8 direct trains a day
carriersTrain companiesDeutsche Bahn or ÖBB | Nightjet

Trains from Hamburg to Basel cover the 428 miles (690 km) long trip taking on average 7 h 32 min with our travel partners like Deutsche Bahn or ÖBB | Nightjet. Normally, there are 8 trains operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this journey for as low as $36 (€30), but the average price of train tickets is $48 (€40). Travelers depart most frequently from Hamburg Hbf and arrive in Basel SBB.

Train companies: Deutsche Bahn from Hamburg to Basel trains

Find the best trains to Basel from Hamburg with Omio's travel partners Deutsche Bahn from $36 (€30). We can find you the best deals, schedules and tickets when comparing and booking the best trip.

Deutsche Bahn

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 from Hamburg to 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.

Deutsche Bahn from Hamburg to Basel train information:

  • Average Duration: 7 h 19 min
  • Average Price: $36
  • Deutsche Bahn frequency: 6 a day

These are Deutsche Bahn's ticket policies for COVID-19 for the train from Hamburg to Basel:

  • Cashless payments recommended
  • Online booking and check-in recommended
  • Normal conditions apply

Travel Tips: Trains from Hamburg to Basel

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 Hamburg to Basel.
FAQs

Is cross-border travel by train between Hamburg, Germany and Basel, Switzerland allowed?

Travel by train between Hamburg, Germany and Basel, Switzerland is: Partially open.

Is international entry into Basel from Hamburg restricted?

International entry is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Germany

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

Entry Requirements:

  • Travellers must present a negative COVID-19 test as either a RT-PCR performed within 72 hours prior to arrival, or an Antigen test performed within 24 hours prior to arrival
  • COVID-19 test required after arrival, between day 4 and day 7
  • Health declaration required
  • Digital entry registration is required prior to arrival

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

The government of Switzerland has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

  • Physical distance required: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face mask required: Mandatory

The above information was last checked on 1/20/22. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train from Hamburg to Basel closer to your date of departure here

What are the COVID-19 restrictions for my return trip to Germany from Basel, Switzerland?

The current restriction level for your return trip by train from Basel to Hamburg is: Partially open

Are there any international entry restrictions on returning to Germany from Switzerland?

Reentry to 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?

What are the requirements?

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 2 days before arrival and 10 day mandatory self quarantine
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from compulsory quarantine
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from compulsory quarantine (certificate needed)
  • Negative COVID-19 test is required to end quarantine early. This test occurs on day 5 in quarantine
  • 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 Hamburg, Germany?

The government of Germany has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

  • Physical distance: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face mask: Mandatory

Last checked on 1/21/22. We do our best to keep this information up to date, but regulations can change so please double check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations ahead of your train to Hamburg from Basel here.

How much does a cheap train from Hamburg to Basel cost?

Omio customers have found the cheapest trains from Hamburg to Basel to cost as little as $36 (€30)  in the next 7 days.

What is the price of a train ticket to Basel from Hamburg?

In the next 7 days you can expect to pay on average $48 (€40)  for a train ticket from Hamburg to Basel.

How far is it from Hamburg to Basel by train?

The distance to Basel from Hamburg by train is approximately 428 miles (690 km).

How many hours is the train time between Hamburg and Basel?

The train time to Basel from Hamburg is on average 7 h 32 min  for the 428 miles (690 km) long journey, but the time it takes to go to Basel from Hamburg by train can vary depending on specific dates or traveling on weekends and holidays.

What train station in Hamburg goes to Basel? What train station do I come into Basel from Hamburg?

There are a few train stations in Hamburg to start your trip 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.

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

Passengers booking this journey most frequently board their trains from Hamburg Hbf and need to travel around 1.6 miles (2.6 km) from the city center to get to this train station.

Passengers arriving in Basel most often arrive at Basel SBB and need to travel around 1.1 miles (1.7 km) from this train station to the city center.

Which train providers can get me from Hamburg to Basel?

If you're looking for trains from Hamburg to Basel, you can rely on Deutsche Bahn or ÖBB | Nightjet to get you to Basel. It's also good to check out all possible train providers for the Hamburg to Basel journey to see if there might be differences in the amenities they offer.

Are there any nonstop train services from Hamburg to Basel?

Yes, there are 8 direct trains per day from Hamburg to Basel. You can look to travel with Deutsche Bahn  without needing to transfer at another stop in between. Taking a direct train tends to save you time getting you to your destination, so it's worth paying attention to this when booking a ticket for this journey.

How many trains per day are there from Hamburg to Basel?

On average, there are 8 trains a day from Hamburg to Basel. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.

When does the first train depart from Hamburg to Basel? When does the last train depart from Hamburg to Basel?

The first Hamburg to Basel train departs at 5: 18 AM   and the last train from Hamburg to Basel leaves at 7: 50 PM. Check out the most up-to-date train schedule from Hamburg to Basel on Omio and find the best time to travel to your destination.

How far in advance should I purchase train tickets to Basel from Hamburg for the best deals?

In general, we recommend booking tickets for trains in advance to score the best deals from all possible train companies offering this journey and save money. If you book train tickets from Hamburg to Basel within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average $48 (€40) one way. To find the best prices for this trip, consider booking your train ticket from Hamburg to Basel a few months in advance.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

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.
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ParkingParking
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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