The best way to find a cheap train ticket from Munich to Basel is to book your journey as far in advance as possible and to avoid traveling at rush hour.
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5 h 31 m
6 h 55 m
Trains per day
Of the 3 trains that leave Munich for Basel every day 3 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.
|Distance||189 miles (305 km)|
|Average train duration||5 h 45 min|
|Average train ticket price||$39 (€34)|
|Train frequency||1 a day|
|Direct train||Yes, there is 1 direct train a day|
|Train companies||Deutsche Bahn with connection, Deutsche Bahn or ÖBB | Nightjet|
Trains from Munich to Basel cover the 189 miles (305 km) long route taking on average 5 h 45 min with our travel partners like Deutsche Bahn with connection, Deutsche Bahn or ÖBB | Nightjet. Normally, there is 1 train operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this route costs around $39 (€34), you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as $32 (€28). Travelers depart most frequently from München Hbf and arrive in Basel SBB.
Travel to Basel from Munich from $32 (€28) with Omio’s train partners Deutsche Bahn and ÖBB Nightjet! You can find the best schedules and tickets when comparing and booking the most convenient journey for you.
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 Munich to Basel train.
Deutsche Bahn from Munich to Basel train information:
Are you making plans to travel to Basel from Munich? Why not take a train with ÖBB Nightjet? Omio can show you current ÖBB Nightjet train times, tickets, travel information (such as baggage allowance and amenities offered onboard) and prices so you can find the best deals on Munich to Basel trains all in one place. On the ÖBB Nightjet train, you can expect to travel 189 miles (305 km) to Basel from Munich. If you use the Omio app to search for trains from Munich to Basel, you can quickly see if the ÖBB Nightjet ticket is a mobile ticket, making it easy for you to go paperless when taking a train. Once you have found your perfect one-way ÖBB Nightjet train between Munich and Basel, book your cheap train tickets online on Omio or in the Omio app quickly and easily so you can spend the rest of your time enjoying your upcoming trip!
Travel by train between Munich, Germany and Basel, Switzerland is: Unrestricted.
International entry is allowed for: Entry is unrestricted for citizens and permanent residents of Germany
The government of Switzerland has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:
The above information was last checked on 3/22/23. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train from Munich to Basel closer to your date of departure here
Return travel from Switzerland to Germany is: Unrestricted.
Entry into Germany is allowed for: Entry is unrestricted for citizens and permanent residents of Switzerland
Requirements for reentering:
The government of Germany has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:
Last checked on 3/22/23. Please check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations closer to the travel date of your train to Munich from Basel.
Some of the Munich train stations to Basel you can start your journey from include München Hbf, München Hackerbrücke and München Marienplatz. Similarly, some of the arrival train stations in Basel include Basel SBB, Basel Bad Bhf and Basel, Birmannsgasse.
When traveling this route, Omio customers are departing most frequently from München Hbf and arriving in Basel SBB.
Passengers board the train most frequently from München Hbf, which is located around 2.3 miles (3.7 km) away from the city center, and they get off the train at Basel SBB, located 1.6 miles (2.5 km) away from the city center.
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