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Overview: Train from Hanover to Basel

distanceDistance345 miles (556 km)
durationAverage train duration7 h 44 min
priceAverage train ticket price$90 (€75)
frequencyTrain frequency10 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 10 direct trains a day
carriersTrain providersDeutsche Bahn or ÖBB | Nightjet

Trains from Hanover to Basel cover the 345 miles (556 km) long journey taking on average 7 h 44 min with our travel partners like Deutsche Bahn or ÖBB | Nightjet. Normally, there are 10 trains operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this trip for as low as $36 (€30), but the average price of train tickets is $90 (€75). Travelers depart most frequently from Hannover Hbf and arrive in Basel SBB.

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Deutsche Bahn from Hanover to Basel trains

Buy your official Deutsche Bahn train tickets between Hanover and Basel from $36 (€30) with Omio. Find train times and tickets for over 1000 travel companies to compare and book the most convenient journey.

Deutsche Bahn

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 Hanover to Basel train.

Deutsche Bahn from Hanover to Basel train information:

  • Average Duration: 5 h 19 min
  • Average Price: $36
  • Deutsche Bahn frequency: 10 a day

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

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

Travel Tips

Trains from Hanover 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 Hanover to Basel.
FAQs
Are there any COVID-19 restrictions for international travel by train between Hanover and Basel?

Travel between Hanover, 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 Hanover?

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 between Hanover and Basel before traveling.

What restrictions are there on reentering Germany from Basel, Switzerland?

The current restriction level for your return trip by train from Basel to Hanover 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 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 Hanover, 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 12/6/21. 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 Hanover from Basel here.

How much are cheap trains from Hanover to Basel?
Omio customers have found the cheapest trains from Hanover to Basel to cost as little as $36 (€30)  in the next 7 days.
How much is the train between Hanover and Basel on average?
The Hanover to Basel train ticket price is on average $90 (€75)  if you are looking to buy your tickets for this journey in the next week.
How far is Hanover to Basel by train?
You should expect to travel around 345 miles (556 km)  from Hanover to Basel by train.
How long is the train ride to Basel from Hanover?
On average the Hanover to Basel train travel time is 7 h 44 min  for the 345 miles (556 km) long route, but the duration can vary if you travel on weekends and holidays.
What is the departure train station in Hanover and arrival train station in Basel?

There are a few train stations in Hanover to start your journey from including Hannover Hbf, Hannover-Kleefeld and Hannover Bismarckstr. 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 Hannover Hbf   and arrive in Basel SBB.

Where is the departure train station in Hanover located? Where is the arrival train station in Basel located?

Passengers booking this journey most frequently board their trains from Hannover Hbf and need to travel around 0.6 miles (874 m) 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 companies can get me from Hanover to Basel?
For the route from Hanover to Basel you can take a train with Deutsche Bahn or ÖBB | Nightjet. Be sure to check out all possible train companies that offer services between Hanover and Basel on Omio to compare what amenities they may have.
How many train services are there from Hanover to Basel a day?
On average, there are 10 trains a day from Hanover to Basel. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.
When does the first train depart from Hanover to Basel? When does the last train depart from Hanover to Basel?
The first Hanover to Basel train departs at 7: 01 AM   and the last train from Hanover to Basel leaves at 11: 03 PM. Check out the most up-to-date train schedule from Hanover to Basel on Omio and find the best time to travel to your destination.
How early should I book train tickets to Basel from Hanover to score the best deals?
You can find trains from Hanover to Basel to cost on average $90 (€75) one way if you book within the next 7 days. But we recommend buying train tickets in advance to score the best deals and save money on your journey. You’ll see tickets for the Hanover to Basel train generally on sale a few months before the planned travel date.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Hanover
Basel
Hannover Hbf is the most popular Hanover 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 Hanover for your trip to Basel.
Amenities at station
WifiWifi
LockersLockers
ParkingParking
ATMATM
TaxisTaxis
AccessibilityAccessibility
phone
Phone Number
+49 5112861055
ticketOfficeHours
Ticket Office Hours
Mon - Sat: 07: 00 - 20: 00 | Sun: 08: 00 - 20: 00
Public transit options for Hannover Hbf
U-Bahn lines: U1, U2, U3, U7, U8, U9
S-Bahn lines: S1, S2, S4, S4, S5, S6, S7, S8, S21, S51
Train lines: ICE, IC, EC, NJ, FLX 30, RE1, RE2, RE3, RE8, RE10, RE30, RE60, RE70, RB38