How to travel from Basel to Bielefeld

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from Basel to Bielefeld

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

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

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Travel Information to Bielefeld from Basel

distanceDistance311 miles (502 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus or train
priceTicket price range$34 - $177
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $34 (€30) • 12 h 28 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $177 (€155) • 3 h 15 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixBus or Deutsche Bahn

Take a bus or train to travel 311 miles (502 km) from Basel to Bielefeld. The most popular travel companies which serve this trip are FlixBus or Deutsche Bahn among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus, flight or train from Basel to Bielefeld.

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Deutsche Bahn

All travel companies: Train and Bus from Basel to Bielefeld

Travel between Basel and Bielefeld on FlixBus and Deutsche Bahn travel with Omio. When comparing schedules and tickets, we will also show you other options with multiple connections or other travel modes if they’re available.

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 from Basel to Bielefeld. 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.

      FAQs: Travel from Basel to Bielefeld

      FAQs: Travel to Bielefeld 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 Bielefeld.

      There are 2 options to travel to Bielefeld from Basel including taking a bus or train.

      The cheapest way to travel from Basel to Bielefeld is a bus with an average price of $34 (€30).

      This is compared to other travel options from Basel to Bielefeld:

      Taking a bus costs $143 (€125) less than taking a flight, which costs on average $177 (€155) for the same trip.

      Taking a bus costs $20 (€18) less than taking a train, which costs on average $55 (€48) for the same trip.

      The quickest way to travel from Basel to Bielefeld is by flight, which takes on average 3 h 15 min   compared to other travel options that take longer:

      Getting to Bielefeld by bus takes 12 h 28 min on average.

      Getting to Bielefeld by train takes 6 h 5 min on average.

      The distance from Basel to Bielefeld is approximately 311 miles (502 km).

      The average frequency per day from Basel to Bielefeld is:

      • Around 1 bus per day.
      • Around 10 trains per day.

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

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

      • Buses from Basel to Bielefeld most often leave from Basel, Meret Oppenheim-Strasse (Bahnhof SBB) and arrive in Bielefeld, Bahnhof Brackwede.
      • Trains mostly leave from Basel SBB and tend to arrive in Bielefeld Hbf.

      Omio works with many trusted partners that can help you travel the best way from Basel to Bielefeld:

      • You can take a bus from Basel to Bielefeld with FlixBus or BlaBlaCar. Cheap tickets can be found for $34 (€30) with FlixBus from Basel to Bielefeld.
      • You can go to Bielefeld from Basel by train with Deutsche Bahn. You'll see cheap train tickets for $55 (€48) with Deutsche Bahn from Basel to Bielefeld on Omio.

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

      • You can travel directly by bus with.
      • You'll find direct flights with.
      • You can book a direct train with.

      Direct services to Bielefeld 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.

      Your trip from Basel to Bielefeld doesn't have to end in Bielefeld. Many of our customers like to extend their vacation to explore other popular destinations like Berlin, Paris, Hanover, Amsterdam or Cologne. If you’d like to add Berlin, Paris, Hanover, Amsterdam or Cologne to your Basel to Bielefeld tour, check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel to any of these top destinations from Bielefeld today!

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