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Travel Information from Basel to Berlin

distanceDistance428 miles (691 km)
modeAvailable travel modesTrain, bus or flight
priceTicket price range$17 - $83
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $17 (€15) • 7 h 39 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $83 (€72) • 1 h 25 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixBus, easyJet or Deutsche Bahn

Take a train, bus or flight to travel 428 miles (691 km) between Basel and Berlin. The most popular travel companies which serve this journey are FlixBus, easyJet or Deutsche Bahn among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus, flight or train from Basel to Berlin.

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from Basel to Berlin

How to get from Basel to Berlin by train, bus or flight.

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The best way to travel from Basel to Berlin is by taking a train because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

Basel Bad Bhf
05:11PMBerlin Südkreuz station
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Basel Bad Bhf
05:11PMBerlin Südkreuz station
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EuroAirport Basel Mulhouse Freiburg (BSL)
12:55PMBerlin Brandenburg Airport (BER)
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Basel SBB
04:03PMBerlin Hbf
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06:32PMBerlin Hbf
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EuroAirport Basel Mulhouse Freiburg (BSL)
09:00PMBerlin Brandenburg Airport (BER)
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How to get from Basel to Berlin

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Whether it is for business or leisure, in order to travel from Basel to Berlin, 81,63% of our customers choose the train as their preferred mode of transportation. By traveling by train on this route, you can enjoy the comfort of spacious seats, spectacular views—and in some cases free Wi-Fi—in both second and first class. Our customers have decided that the train is the best way to get from Basel to Berlin and have chosen to enjoy this fast, safe and efficient way to arrive at their destination. Taking the train also avoids long lines or potential expenses for transfers to/from the station—especially since most main railway stations are located in the city center. Train companies in Europe vary from country to country, but most of them offer high-speed train routes, therefore when you add up at the end-to-end journey time, the train is often also the fastest way to get to your destination.

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Deutsche Bahn

All travel companies: Airlines, Train and Bus from Basel to Berlin

Travel on Deutsche Bahn, easyJet and Austrian Airlines travel to Berlin from Basel at great prices. Omio finds you travel times and tickets for over 1000 travel companies all in one place.

Deutsche Bahn (DB) is the main provider of travel services in Germany, making on average 40,000 journeys per day. A special feature of Deutsche Bahn is its wide range of ticket types, savings offers including Super Saver, Saver, and Flexible fares and discount cards like the Bahncard 25, 50 and 100, which you can also use for your travel between Basel and Berlin. DB uses different types of travel 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, while bathrooms are standard amenities, services like an onboard restaurant or free WiFi are only available on certain travel.

    FlixBus is one of Europe's leading low-cost travel companies, founded in Germany and offering long-distance travel services in Europe and the U. S. FlixBus also operates overnight travel on select routes throughout Europe. Standard amenities on FlixBus include free Wi-Fi, power outlets to charge your phone, tablet or laptop during long travel journeys, extra legroom, luggage space and toilets. You can even purchase snacks and drinks onboard. FlixBus offers only the Standard ticket for all its routes, which allows you to bring one carry-on luggage and one checked bag per person. Additional fees apply for extra luggage and specific seat reservations, such as if you want to book an Extra Seat, Table Seat or the Panorama Seat.

      Germany's largest airline is Lufthansa. Fly between Basel and Berlin and book your most convinient travel ticket from Lufthansa's many ticket options including: Economy Light, Economy Classic, Economy Flex, Business Class and First Class.

        FAQs: Travel from Basel to Berlin

        FAQs: Travel to Berlin 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 Basel to Berlin.

        You can get from Basel to Berlin 3 different ways: train, bus or flight.

        The cheapest way to get from Basel to Berlin is by taking a bus with average ticket prices of $17 (€15) compared to other travel options to Berlin:

        Taking a bus costs $66 (€57) less than taking a flight, which costs on average $83 (€72) for the same trip.

        Taking a bus costs $23 (€20) less than taking a train, which average ticket prices of $40 (€35).

        The fastest way from Basel to Berlin is by flight with an average journey time of 1 h 25 min.

        There are alternative travel options to Berlin that take longer:

        Bus takes 7 h 39 min on average.

        Getting to Berlin by train takes 7 h 9 min on average.

        The distance from Basel to Berlin is approximately 428 miles (691 km).

        The average frequency per day from Basel to Berlin is:

        • 2 buses per day.
        • 6 trains a day.

        However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your route from Basel to Berlin as scheduled services by train, bus or flight can vary by season or day of the week.

        These are the most popular departure and arrival points from Basel to Berlin:

        • Buses mostly leave from Basel, Meret Oppenheim-Strasse (Bahnhof SBB) and tend to arrive in Berlin, Zentralen Omnibusbahnhof.
        • Flights mostly leave from EuroAirport Basel Mulhouse Freiburg and tend to arrive in Berlin Brandenburg Airport.
        • Trains mostly leave from Basel SBB and tend to arrive in Berlin Hbf.

        The following travel companies offer services from Basel to Berlin:

        • FlixBus or BlaBlaCar can take you to Berlin by bus. If searching for a good deal on buses, you can find tickets for FlixBus from Basel to Berlin for $17 (€15).
        • Travel with easyJet, Lufthansa, Austrian Airlines, KLM or KLM Cityhopper for flights to Berlin. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for easyJet Basel to Berlin tickets on Omio for $83 (€72).
        • Deutsche Bahn, ÖBB Nightjet, ÖBB | ICE, ÖBB | InterCity, FlixTrain or EuroNight can get you to Berlin by train. You can find a good deal for train tickets with FlixTrain from Basel to Berlin for $40 (€35) on Omio.

        Yes, there are direct routes from Basel to Berlin with the following travel companies:

        • You can find 1 direct bus per day to take to Berlin with FlixBus.
        • You can check for a direct train to Berlin with Deutsche Bahn or FlixTrain with 5 direct trains per day.

        Direct services to Berlin tend to save you time and add more convenience as you won't need to transfer at another stop in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking tickets for your trip.

        Omio customers who travel from Basel to Berlin often also extend their vacation to go to Prague, Paris, Amsterdam, Munich or Dresden. Omio can help you plan your trip by finding the best connections between Berlin and these popular destinations at a great price.
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