Munich to Basel train

Cheap train tickets from Munich to Basel

Showing times and prices for May 20

Cheapest

50

Average

77

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.

Deutsche Bahn
05:28PMMunich5h37 11:05PMBasel
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501One-way
Deutsche Bahn
08:54PMMunich8h26 05:20AMBasel
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561One-way
Deutsche Bahn
08:51PMMunich8h29 05:20AMBasel
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861One-way
Deutsche Bahn
07:51PMMunich8h29 04:20AMBasel
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861One-way
Deutsche Bahn
04:52PMMunich5h01 09:53PMBasel
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921One-way

Train schedule from Munich to Basel

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Deutsche Bahn
04:50PMMunich4h47 09:37PMBasel
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Deutsche Bahn
04:52PMMunich5h01 09:53PMBasel
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Deutsche Bahn
05:28PMMunich5h37 11:05PMBasel
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Deutsche Bahn
07:51PMMunich8h29 04:20AMBasel
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Deutsche Bahn
08:51PMMunich8h29 05:20AMBasel
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Deutsche Bahn
08:54PMMunich8h26 05:20AMBasel
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Fastest train times from Munich to Basel

Showing times and prices for May 20

Fastest Journey

4 h 47 m

Average

6 h 48 m

Trains per day

6

Distance

305 km

Of the 6 trains that leave Munich for Basel every day 6 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

Deutsche Bahn
04:50PMMunich4h47 09:37PMBasel
0 transfers
921One-way
Deutsche Bahn
04:52PMMunich5h01 09:53PMBasel
0 transfers
921One-way
Deutsche Bahn
05:28PMMunich5h37 11:05PMBasel
0 transfers
501One-way
Deutsche Bahn
08:54PMMunich8h26 05:20AMBasel
0 transfers
561One-way
Deutsche Bahn
08:51PMMunich8h29 05:20AMBasel
0 transfers
861One-way

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Overview: Train from Munich to Basel

distanceDistance189 miles (305 km)
durationAverage train duration4 h 47 min
priceAverage train ticket price$43 (€39)
frequencyTrain frequency6 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 6 direct trains a day
carriersTrain providersDeutsche Bahn with connection or Deutsche Bahn

Trains from Munich to Basel cover the 189 miles (305 km) long route taking on average 4 h 47 min with our travel partners like Deutsche Bahn with connection or Deutsche Bahn. Normally, there are 6 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this trip costs around $43 (€39), you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as $35 (€32). Travelers depart most frequently from München Hbf and arrive in Basel SBB.

Train providers: Deutsche Bahn from Munich to Basel trains

For as little as $35 (€32) you can travel by train to Basel from Munich with Deutsche Bahn. Omio will show you the best deals, schedules and tickets available for this route.

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 Munich to Basel train.

Munich to Basel train information with Deutsche Bahn:

  • Average Duration: 5 h 12 min
  • Average Price: $35
  • Deutsche Bahn frequency: 1 a day

Travel Tips: Trains from Munich 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 Munich to Basel.
FAQs

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

Is international entry into Basel from Munich restricted?

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

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

Entry Requirements:

  • No COVID-19 testing required
  • No quarantine required

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: Regional advice

The above information was last checked on 5/9/22. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train to Basel from Munich closer to your date of departure here

The current restriction level for your return trip by train from Basel to Munich 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 Munich, 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 5/18/22. 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 Munich from Basel here.

Looking to save money on your journey? Omio customers have found the cheapest train to Basel from Munich for the next 7 days starting from $35 (€32)  one way.
If you are looking to purchase your train ticket in the next 7 days, you can expect the Munich to Basel train to cost on average $43 (€39)  one way.
The distance from Munich to Basel by train is approximately 189 miles (305 km).
The train time from Munich to Basel is on average 4 h 47 min  for the 189 miles (305 km) long journey, but the time it takes to go between Munich and Basel by train can vary depending on specific dates or traveling on weekends and holidays.

When taking a train from Munich, you have a couple of train stations you can depart from including München Hbf, München Hackerbrücke and München Marienplatz. 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 München Hbf   to 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.

For the trip from Munich to Basel you can take a train with Deutsche Bahn with connection or Deutsche Bahn. Be sure to check out all possible train providers that offer services between Munich and Basel on Omio to compare what amenities they may have.
Yes, there are 6 direct trains to Basel from Munich per day with Deutsche Bahn  on Omio. This is worth paying attention to when you purchase your train ticket as direct services tend to offer more convenience and help save you time traveling to your destination.
On average, there are 6 trains a day from Munich to Basel. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.
The earliest train for this route departs from Munich at 4: 40 AM. The last train leaves from Munich at 10: 47 PM. Check Omio for the latest train schedule from Munich to Basel and book the best time to depart on your chosen travel date.
If you buy the Munich to Basel train within the next 7 days, you can find one way tickets to cost on average $43 (€39). However, booking your train ticket in advance gives you access to the best prices for trains to Basel from Munich. Look out for train tickets for this route to go on sale a few months before your planned departure date to find the best deals.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Munich
Basel
München Hbf is the most popular Munich 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 Munich for your trip to Basel.
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WifiWifi
LockersLockers
ParkingParking
ATMATM
TaxisTaxis
AccessibilityAccessibility
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Phone Number
+49 8913081055
ticketOfficeHours
Ticket Office Hours
Mon - Sun: 07: 00 - 21: 00
Public transit options for München Hbf
U-Bahn lines: U1, U2, U4, U5, U7
S-Bahn lines: S1, S2, S3, S4, S6, S7, S8
Tram lines: 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21
Bus lines: 68, X98
Train lines: ICE, RJ, NJ, IC, EC, RE, RB

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