How to travel from Basel to Berlin

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from Basel to Berlin

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

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To get from Basel to Berlin on Aug 20 we recommend taking a train because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

03:06PMBasel SBB7h17 10:23PMBerlin Hbf
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06:06AMBasel SBB7h21 01:27PMBerlin Hbf
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03:38PMBasel SBB7h32 11:10PMBerlin Hbf
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Travel Information from Basel to Berlin

distanceDistance428 miles (691 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, flight, ferry or train
priceTicket price range$85 - $207
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $85 (€79) • 11 h 55 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $207 (€192) • 1 h 35 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus, easyJet or Deutsche Bahn

Travel 428 miles (691 km) by bus, flight, ferry or train between Basel and Berlin. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 35 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a bus is the best option with prices starting as low as $85 (€79). 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.

How to get from Basel to Berlin

The Best Way According to our Users

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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FAQs

Travel from Basel, Switzerland to Berlin, Germany is: Fully open.

Is international entry into Berlin from Basel restricted?

International entry is currently allowed for: Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of Switzerland.

Do I need to self-quarantine upon arrival to Berlin, Germany from Basel?

  • There are no current restrictions

What are the COVID-19 safety measures to follow in Berlin, Germany?

The government of Germany has imposed the following measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

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

The above information was last verified on 8/8/22. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip from Basel to Berlin closer to your planned date of departure here.

The current restriction level for returning to Basel, Switzerland from Germany is: Fully open.

Am I allowed to reenter Basel, Switzerland from Berlin, Germany?

Reentering Switzerland is currently allowed for: Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of Germany

Do I need to self-quarantine when I arrive back to Basel from Berlin?

  • There are no current restrictions

Which rules do I need to follow in Basel, Switzerland regarding COVID-19?

All travelers returning to Switzerland must observe the following safety measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19 in the country:

  • Physical distance: metre (s) ( feet)
  • Face masks: Regional advice

The information above was last checked on 8/3/22. We do our best to keep this information up-to-date, but regulations can change due to the nature of the coronavirus pandemic, so please double check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations ahead of your trip back to Basel from Berlin here.

You can travel from Basel to Berlin 4 different ways: bus, flight, ferry or train.

The cheapest way to get from Basel to Berlin is by taking a bus. You can find average ticket prices around $85 (€79) compared to other travel options to Berlin:

Taking a bus is usually $122 (€113) less than taking a flight to Berlin, which costs on average $207 (€192) for the same trip.

Taking a bus is usually $46 (€43) less than taking a train to Berlin, which costs on average $132 (€122) for the same trip.

The quickest way to travel between Basel and Berlin is by flight, which takes on average 1 h 35 min   compared to other travel options that may take you longer to get to your destination:

In comparison, taking a bus requires on average 11 h 55 min   of travel time.

In comparison, taking a train requires on average 7 h 2 min   of travel time.

Berlin is approximately 428 miles (691 km) away from Basel.

The average frequency per day from Basel to Berlin is:

  • Around 2 buses per day.
  • 8 trains a day.

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

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

  • Buses from Basel to Berlin most often leave from Basel, Bahnhof and arrive in Berlin, Zentralen Omnibusbahnhof.
  • Flights mostly depart from EuroAirport Basel Mulhouse Freiburg and arrive in Berlin Brandenburg Airport.
  • Trains from Basel to Berlin most often leave from Basel SBB and arrive in Berlin Hbf.

If finding a good deal is your main consideration for your trip from Basel to Berlin, then we'll help you find the best value travel companies for you:

  • Flixbus 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 $85 (€79).
  • EasyJet can get you to Berlin by plane. You can find a good deal for plane tickets with easyJet from Basel to Berlin for $207 (€192) on Omio.
  • Deutsche Bahn can get you to Berlin by train. You can find a good deal for train tickets with Deutsche Bahn from Basel to Berlin for $132 (€122) on Omio.

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

  • You'll find 1 direct bus a day to Berlin with Flixbus.
  • You'll find 6 direct trains a day to Berlin with Deutsche Bahn, ÖBB | InterCity or ÖBB | ICE.

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 route.

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

When planning your trip from Basel to Berlin, it’s good to keep in mind what tickets to book and their prices in the next 7 days:

  • Bus tickets are costing $85 (€79) one way on average.
  • Plane tickets are costing on average $207 (€192) one way.
  • Train tickets are costing $132 (€122) one way on average.

However, we recommend buying tickets from Basel to Berlin online a few months in advance to get the best deals and save money on your upcoming journey.

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