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.
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5 h 59 m
6 h 26 m
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It's difficult to get from Leipzig to Basel without transferring at least once.
|Distance||337 miles (544 km)|
|Average train duration||6 h 22 min|
|Average train ticket price||$54 (€48)|
|Train companies||ÖBB | 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.
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 (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.
Travel between Leipzig, Germany and Basel, Switzerland by train is: Fully open.
International entry status: Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of Germany
Conditions of entry:
All travelers in Switzerland must observe these coronavirus safety measures:
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
Reentry to Germany is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Switzerland
What are the requirements?
The government of Germany has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:
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.
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.
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