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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4 h 47 m
6 h 48 m
Trains per day
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.
|Distance||189 miles (305 km)|
|Average train duration||4 h 47 min|
|Average train ticket price||$43 (€39)|
|Train frequency||6 a day|
|Direct train||Yes, there are 6 direct trains a day|
|Train providers||Deutsche 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.
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 (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:
Travel by train between Munich, Germany and Basel, Switzerland is: Fully open.
International entry is allowed for: Entry is fully open 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 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
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 5/18/22. 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.
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.
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