The cheapest trains from Munich to Basel

Showing times and prices for Sep 20

Cheapest

$54

Average

$102

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.

The average ticket from Munich to Basel will cost around $ 102 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only $ 54.

Cheapest
09:51PMMunich Hbf9h34 07:25AMBasel SBB
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$541One-way
2nd Cheapest
06:52PMMunich Hbf5h21 12:13AMBasel SBB
1 changes
$691One-way
05:28PMMunich Hbf5h36 11:04PMBasel SBB
1 changes
$741One-way
04:52PMMunich Hbf5h21 10:13PMBasel SBB
1 changes
$771One-way
02:55PMMunich Hbf5h18 08:13PMBasel SBB
1 changes
$771One-way

Timetable Munich to Basel

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12:01AMMunich Hbf6h52 06:53AMBasel SBB
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03:24AMMunich Hbf5h23 08:47AMBasel SBB
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04:48AMMunich Hbf6h40 11:28AMBasel SBB
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05:22AMMunich Hbf5h25 10:47AMBasel SBB
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06:46AMMunich Hbf5h01 11:47AMBasel SBB
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06:55AMMunich Hbf5h18 12:13PMBasel SBB
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07:28AMMunich Hbf5h27 12:55PMBasel SBB
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07:46AMMunich Hbf5h47 01:33PMBasel SBB
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07:52AMMunich Hbf6h21 02:13PMBasel SBB
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08:27AMMunich Hbf5h06 01:33PMBasel SBB
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08:47AMMunich Hbf5h00 01:47PMBasel SBB
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08:55AMMunich Hbf5h18 02:13PMBasel SBB
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09:27AMMunich Hbf5h28 02:55PMBasel SBB
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09:52AMMunich Hbf7h01 04:53PMBasel SBB
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10:28AMMunich Hbf5h19 03:47PMBasel SBB
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11:28AMMunich Hbf5h27 04:55PMBasel SBB
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11:52AMMunich Hbf6h21 06:13PMBasel SBB
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12:47PMMunich Hbf5h00 05:47PMBasel SBB
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12:55PMMunich Hbf5h18 06:13PMBasel SBB
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01:28PMMunich Hbf5h27 06:55PMBasel SBB
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01:52PMMunich Hbf6h21 08:13PMBasel SBB
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02:46PMMunich Hbf5h01 07:47PMBasel SBB
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02:55PMMunich Hbf5h18 08:13PMBasel SBB
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03:28PMMunich Hbf5h27 08:55PMBasel SBB
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04:46PMMunich Hbf5h03 09:49PMBasel SBB
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04:46PMMunich Hbf5h19 10:05PMBasel SBB
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04:52PMMunich Hbf5h21 10:13PMBasel SBB
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05:28PMMunich Hbf5h36 11:04PMBasel SBB
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05:51PMMunich Hbf6h22 12:13AMBasel SBB
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06:27PMMunich Hbf5h27 11:54PMBasel SBB
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06:44PMMunich Hbf5h10 11:54PMBasel SBB
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06:52PMMunich Hbf5h21 12:13AMBasel SBB
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07:19PMMunich Hbf10h54 06:13AMBasel SBB
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09:51PMMunich Hbf9h34 07:25AMBasel SBB
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Mon
Sep 20
$23Deutsche Bahn
$28Flixbus
$325Lufthansa Cityline
Tue
Sep 21
$23Deutsche Bahn
$35Flixbus
$325Lufthansa Cityline
Wed
Sep 22
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$212Lufthansa Cityline
Thu
Sep 23
$33Deutsche Bahn
$21Flixbus
$273Lufthansa Cityline
Fri
Sep 24
$40Deutsche Bahn
$37Flixbus
$273Lufthansa Cityline
Sat
Sep 25
$37Deutsche Bahn
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$168Lufthansa Cityline
Sun
Sep 26
$40Deutsche Bahn with connection
$29Flixbus
$168Lufthansa Cityline
Mon
Sep 27
$33Deutsche Bahn
$26Flixbus
$260Lufthansa
Tue
Sep 28
$23Deutsche Bahn
$26Flixbus
$168Lufthansa Cityline
Wed
Sep 29
$23Deutsche Bahn
$34Flixbus
$168Lufthansa Cityline
Thu
Sep 30
$23Deutsche Bahn
$21Flixbus
$168Lufthansa Cityline
Fri
Oct 1
$23Deutsche Bahn
$26Flixbus
$168Lufthansa Cityline
Sat
Oct 2
$23Deutsche Bahn
$26Flixbus
$133Lufthansa Cityline
Sun
Oct 3
$23Deutsche Bahn
$22Flixbus
$133Lufthansa Cityline
Mon
Oct 4
$33Deutsche Bahn with connection
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$133Lufthansa Cityline
Tue
Oct 5
$23Deutsche Bahn
$25Flixbus
$260Lufthansa
Wed
Oct 6
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$29Flixbus
$168Lufthansa Cityline
Fri
Oct 8
$23Deutsche Bahn
$26Flixbus
$168Lufthansa Cityline
Sat
Oct 9
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$105Lufthansa Cityline

The fastest trains from Munich to Basel

Showing times and prices for Sep 20

Fastest Journey

5 h

Average

5 h 51 m

Trains per day

34

Distance

305 km

Of the 34 trains that leave Munich for Basel every day 1 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

These direct trains cover the 305 km distance in an average of 5 h 51 m but if you time it right, some trains will get you there in just 5 h .

The slowest trains will take 10 h 54 m and usually involve a change or two along the way, but you might be able to save a few pennies if you’re on a budget.

Fastest
12:47PMMunich Hbf5h00 05:47PMBasel SBB
1 changes
$991One-way
Fastest
08:47AMMunich Hbf5h00 01:47PMBasel SBB
1 changes
$851One-way
2nd Fastest
06:46AMMunich Hbf5h01 11:47AMBasel SBB
1 changes
$991One-way
2nd Fastest
02:46PMMunich Hbf5h01 07:47PMBasel SBB
1 changes
$991One-way
04:46PMMunich Hbf5h03 09:49PMBasel SBB
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$1131One-way

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Train Information from Munich to Basel

distanceDistance189 miles (305 km)
durationAverage train duration5 h 6 min
priceAverage train ticket price$49 (€40)
frequencyTrain frequency6 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 6 direct trains a day
carriersTrain providersDeutsche Bahn or Deutsche Bahn with connection

Trains from Munich to Basel cover the 189 miles (305 km) long trip taking on average 5 h 6 min with our travel partners like Deutsche Bahn or Deutsche Bahn with connection. Normally, there are 6 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this route costs around $49 (€40), you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as $33 (€27). Travelers depart most frequently from München Hbf and arrive in Basel Bahnhof SBB.

Deutsche Bahn

Travel 189 miles (305 km) in comfort with Deutsche Bahn (DB) between Munich and Basel. Check the DB train schedule for your trip from Munich to Basel on Omio and then book DB tickets online quickly, easily and safely. For a Deutsche Bahn ticket between Munich and Basel you can pay as low as $33 (€27).

Deutsche Bahn is the main provider of Germany’s train services and makes an average of 40, 000 train journeys domestically and internationally every day. A special feature of Deutsche Bahn includes its wide range of ticket types, savings offers such as the Super Saver fares and discount cards like the Bahncard 25, 50 and 100, which you can also use at Omio.

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, bathrooms are standard amenities, but other services like onboard restaurants or free WiFi are only available on certain trains.

Deutsche Bahn has the following ticket policies due to COVID-19, which you should be aware of when booking and traveling by train from Munich to Basel:

  • Normal conditions apply
  • Cashless payments recommended
  • Online booking and check-in recommended

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
What COVID-19 travel safety information and restrictions should I be aware of for my train to Basel from Munich?

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

What is the status of international entry into Switzerland from Germany?

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

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

Conditions of entry:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before boarding for all arrivals by air
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test and can bypass compulsory quarantine on arrival (certificate required)
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test and can bypass compulsory quarantine on arrival
  • Health declaration required
  • Health declaration required

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

When traveling in Switzerland, you must follow these COVID-19 safety rules:

  • Physical distance requirement: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face mask requirement: Mandatory

The information above was last checked on 9/13/21. This can change before your date of travel so please review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your train between Munich and Basel before traveling.

Are there restrictions on returning to Germany from Switzerland by train?

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?

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Pre-arrival health declaration
  • The exact quarantine requirements depend on the regulations in each federal state
  • Digital entry registration is required prior to arrival

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 9/18/21. 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.

How much are cheap trains to Basel from Munich?
Train tickets between Munich and Basel for some dates and times can be found for as cheap as $33 (€27)  one way in the next 7 days.
How much does it cost to take a train to Basel from Munich?
In the next 7 days you can expect to pay on average $49 (€40)  for a train ticket to Basel from Munich.
How far is it from Munich to Basel by train?
When traveling this route you should expect the distance from Munich to Basel by train to be approximately 189 miles (305 km).
How long is the train from Munich to Basel?
The Munich to Basel train duration is on average 5 h 6 min, which is to be expected when traveling 189 miles (305 km) to Basel from Munich. However, the time it takes can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and holidays.
Which train station from Munich to Basel do I depart from? Which Basel train station from Munich do I arrive in?

There are a few train stations in Munich to start your journey from including München Hbf, München Hackerbrücke and München Marienplatz. In Basel you have a few train station options to choose from for your arrival including Basel Bahnhof SBB, Basel SBB and Basel Bad Bhf.

Omio customers traveling this route depart most frequently from München Hbf   and arrive in Basel Bahnhof SBB.

Where is the Munich train station located? Where is the Basel train station located?

Passengers board the train most frequently from München Hbf, which is located around 1 mile (s) / 1 km away from the city center, and they get off the train at Basel Bahnhof SBB, located 1 mile (s) / 1 km away from the city center.

Which train providers can take me to Basel from Munich?
If you're looking for trains from Munich to Basel, you can rely on Deutsche Bahn or Deutsche Bahn with connection to get you to Basel. It's also good to check out all possible train companies for the Munich to Basel journey to see if there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
How many trains per day are there from Munich to Basel?
The average number of trains departing Munich for Basel is 6 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.
When can I take the first train from Munich to Basel? When can I take the last train for the day?
You can take the first train from Munich to Basel at 5: 46 AM. The last train from Munich to Basel that you can take departs at 10: 01 PM. Omio shows you the latest train from Munich to Basel schedule to help you book the best departure time for this journey.
How far in advance should I book a train ticket from Munich to Basel to get the best deals?
You can find trains to Basel from Munich to cost on average $49 (€40) one way if you book within the next 7 days. But we recommend buying train tickets in advance to score the best deals and save money on your trip. You’ll see tickets for the Munich to Basel train generally on sale a few months before the planned travel date.
Stations

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Munich
München Hbf
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Refreshments
WC

Frequently Asked Questions

Where is the train station and what is the best way to get there?
This station is within walking distance of the city centre and is connected to other parts of the city by public transport.<br>Metro lines U1, U2, U4, U5, U7, U8<br>Bus lines 58<br>Tram lines 16, 17, 20, 21, 22
How long does it take to get from the train station to the city centre?
This station is a 5-10 minute walk from the city centre.
München Ost
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