Leipzig to Basel train

Cheap train tickets from Leipzig to Basel

Showing times and prices for May 26

Cheapest

56

Average

103

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.

Cheapest
10:55PMLeipzig Hbf7h25 06:20AMBasel SBB
1 transfer
561One-way
05:33PMLeipzig Hbf6h22 11:55PMBasel SBB
1 transfer
621One-way
06:48PMLeipzig Hbf6h11 12:59AMBasel SBB
1 transfer
621One-way
04:48PMLeipzig Hbf6h07 10:55PMBasel SBB
1 transfer
701One-way
03:33PMLeipzig Hbf6h16 09:49PMBasel SBB
1 transfer
821One-way

Train schedule from Leipzig to Basel

Showing trains for tomorrow, Thursday, May 26
01:02AMLeipzig Hbf9h45 10:47AMBasel SBB
2 transfers
05:33AMLeipzig Hbf6h14 11:47AMBasel SBB
1 transfer
06:48AMLeipzig Hbf5h59 12:47PMBasel SBB
1 transfer
07:33AMLeipzig Hbf6h14 01:47PMBasel SBB
1 transfer
08:48AMLeipzig Hbf5h59 02:47PMBasel SBB
1 transfer
09:33AMLeipzig Hbf6h14 03:47PMBasel SBB
1 transfer
10:48AMLeipzig Hbf5h59 04:47PMBasel SBB
1 transfer
11:33AMLeipzig Hbf6h14 05:47PMBasel SBB
1 transfer
12:48PMLeipzig Hbf5h59 06:47PMBasel SBB
1 transfer
01:33PMLeipzig Hbf6h14 07:47PMBasel SBB
1 transfer
02:48PMLeipzig Hbf5h59 08:47PMBasel SBB
1 transfer
03:33PMLeipzig Hbf6h16 09:49PMBasel SBB
1 transfer
04:48PMLeipzig Hbf6h07 10:55PMBasel SBB
1 transfer
05:33PMLeipzig Hbf6h22 11:55PMBasel SBB
1 transfer
06:48PMLeipzig Hbf6h11 12:59AMBasel SBB
1 transfer
10:55PMLeipzig Hbf7h25 06:20AMBasel SBB
1 transfer

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Fastest train times from Leipzig to Basel

Showing times and prices for May 26

Fastest Journey

5 h 59 m

Average

6 h 26 m

Trains per day

16

Distance

545 km

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

Fastest
06:48AMLeipzig Hbf5h59 12:47PMBasel SBB
1 transfer
1061One-way
Fastest
08:48AMLeipzig Hbf5h59 02:47PMBasel SBB
1 transfer
1421One-way
Fastest
10:48AMLeipzig Hbf5h59 04:47PMBasel SBB
1 transfer
1561One-way
Fastest
12:48PMLeipzig Hbf5h59 06:47PMBasel SBB
1 transfer
1061One-way
Fastest
02:48PMLeipzig Hbf5h59 08:47PMBasel SBB
1 transfer
821One-way

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Overview: Train from Leipzig to Basel

distanceDistance337 miles (544 km)
durationAverage train duration6 h 22 min
priceAverage train ticket price$54 (€48)
changesDirect trainYes
carriersTrain companiesÖBB | InterCity, Deutsche Bahn with connection or Deutsche Bahn

Trains from Leipzig to Basel cover the 337 miles (544 km) long journey taking on average 6 h 22 min with our travel partners like ÖBB | InterCity, Deutsche Bahn with connection or Deutsche Bahn. There are direct train services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this trip for as low as $34 (€30), but the average price of train tickets is $54 (€48). Travelers depart most frequently from Leipzig Hbf, Ostseite and arrive in Basel SBB.

Train companies: Deutsche Bahn from Leipzig to Basel trains

You can travel by train from Leipzig to Basel with Deutsche Bahn for as low as $34 (€30). When you search for schedules and tickets, Omio will show you the best route.

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 to Basel from Leipzig. 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.

  • Average Price: $34



Deutsche Bahn trains from Leipzig to Basel

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Deutsche Bahn is the main railroad company in Germany. On average, about 40,000 train journeys are made in Germany every day. A special feature of Deutsche Bahn is its wide range of ticket types—make savings with offers such as the Sparpreis ticket or apply discount cards with the BahnCard. Check whether you can also use them on the DB route from Leipzig to Basel. You can find information on ticket cancelation in our Help Center.

DB has different types of trains such as the ICE (Intercity Express), IC (Intercity), EC (Eurocity), RE (Regional Express) and RB (Regionalbahn) on its railroads, which differ in terms of comfort and travel time. While restrooms, for example, are part of the standard equipment, other offers such as an on-board restaurant or Wi-Fi access are only available on certain trains. With Omio you can easily check the Deutsche Bahn timetable for your journey from Leipzig to Basel and book cheap DB tickets. More information on rail travel in Germany and Europe.


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Travel Tips: Trains from Leipzig 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 Leipzig to Basel.
FAQs

Travel between Leipzig, Germany and Basel, Switzerland by train is: Fully open.

Can I enter Switzerland from Germany?

International entry status: Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of Germany

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

Conditions of entry:

  • No COVID-19 testing required
  • No quarantine required

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

All travelers in Switzerland must observe these coronavirus safety measures:

  • Physical distance: metre (s) ( feet)
  • Face mask: Regional advice

The information above was last checked on 5/23/22. Remember to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your train from Leipzig to Basel as this information can change.

The current restriction level for your return trip by train from Basel to Leipzig 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?

  • Travellers must present a negative COVID-19 test as either a RT-PCR performed within 3 hours prior to arrival, or an Antigen test performed within 2 hours prior to arrival
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 9 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)

What are the safety rules to follow in Leipzig, 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 5/22/22. 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 Leipzig from Basel here.

If you’re looking to save money on tickets, you can find cheap Leipzig to Basel trains for as little as $34 (€30)  in the next 7 days.
In the next 7 days you can expect to pay on average $54 (€48)  for a train ticket to Basel from Leipzig.
The distance from Leipzig to Basel by train is approximately 337 miles (544 km).
The train time between Leipzig and Basel is on average 6 h 22 min  for the 337 miles (544 km) long journey, but the time it takes to go from Leipzig to Basel by train can vary depending on specific dates or traveling on weekends and holidays.

When taking a train from Leipzig, you have a couple of train stations you can depart from including Leipzig Hbf, Ostseite, Leipzig Hauptbahnhof and Leipzig Markt. When you arrive in Basel, your train can arrive in train stations including Basel SBB, Basel Bad Bhf and Basel, Birmannsgasse.

Omio customers traveling this route book their trains from Leipzig Hbf, Ostseite   to Basel SBB.

Passengers board their train most frequently from Leipzig Hbf, Ostseite and travel around 1 mile (1.6 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.

Take the Leipzig to Basel train with ÖBB | InterCity, Deutsche Bahn with connection or Deutsche Bahn. However, it's always good to check out all possible train companies for the journey between Leipzig and Basel as there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
The earliest train for this trip departs from Leipzig at 4: 31 AM. The last train leaves from Leipzig at 11: 35 PM. Check Omio for the latest train schedule from Leipzig to Basel and book the best time to depart on your chosen travel date.
If you book a train ticket from Leipzig to Basel within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average $54 (€48) one way. However, we recommend booking your train in advance to get access to the best prices. Train tickets from Leipzig to Basel are generally on sale a few months before the planned departure date.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

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Leipzig Hbf, Ostseite is the most popular Leipzig 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 Leipzig for your trip to Basel.

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