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.
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5 h 51 m
Trains per day
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.
|Distance||189 miles (305 km)|
|Average train duration||5 h 6 min|
|Average train ticket price||$49 (€40)|
|Train frequency||6 a day|
|Direct train||Yes, there are 6 direct trains a day|
|Train providers||Deutsche 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.
You can travel by train from Munich to Basel with Deutsche Bahn for as low as $33 (€27). When you search for schedules and tickets, Omio will show you the best route.
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:
Travel between Munich, Germany and Basel, Switzerland by train is: Partially open.
International entry status: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Germany
Conditions of entry:
When traveling in Switzerland, you must follow these COVID-19 safety rules:
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.
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 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.
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.
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.
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