How to travel from Basel to Bonn

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from Basel to Bonn

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

Our recommendation

To get from Basel to Bonn on May 17 we recommend taking a train because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

02:27PMBasel SBB4h16 06:43PMBonn Hbf
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11:13PMBasel SBB6h11 05:24AMBonn Hbf
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06:13PMBasel SBB4h30 10:43PMBonn Hbf
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04:13PMBasel SBB4h30 08:43PMBonn Hbf
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Travel Information from Basel to Bonn

distanceDistance219 miles (354 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, flight or train
priceTicket price range$25 - $173
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $25 (€22) • 7 h 5 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $173 (€155) • 55 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus, KLM or Deutsche Bahn

Take a bus, flight or train to travel 219 miles (354 km) from Basel to Bonn. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 55 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a bus is the best option with prices starting as low as $25 (€22). The most popular travel companies which serve this trip are Flixbus, KLM or Deutsche Bahn among others. Travelers can even take a direct from Basel to Bonn.

Travel Tips: Travel from Basel to Bonn

Travel to Bonn 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 Bonn.

International travel from Basel, Switzerland to Bonn, Germany is: Partially open.

Can I enter Germany if coming from Switzerland?

Entry into Germany is currently allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Switzerland.

Am I required to self-quarantine upon arrival to Bonn if traveling from Basel?

Conditions of entry:

  • Travellers must present a negative COVID-19 test as either a RT-PCR performed within 3 hours prior to arrival, or an Antigen test performed within 2 hours prior to arrival
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 9 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)

What measures do I need to follow in Bonn, Germany due to the pandemic?

All travelers in Germany must observe the following coronavirus safety measures:

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

The information above was last checked on 5/15/22; however, this can change before your date of travel so please make sure to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your upcoming trip from Basel to Bonn.

Return travel to Basel, Switzerland from Germany is: Fully open.

Are there any travel restrictions on reentering Switzerland from Germany?

Entry into Switzerland is allowed for: Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of Germany.

Are there requirements to self-quarantine on arrival into Switzerland from Germany?

Requirements for reentering Switzerland:

  • No COVID-19 testing required
  • No quarantine required

What are the requirements for social distancing and wearing face masks in Switzerland?

All travelers must abide by the following measures in Switzerland to reduce the spread of coronavirus in the country:

  • Social distance: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face masks: Regional advice

The above information about your return travel to Basel, Switzerland was last verified on 5/9/22. As this information can change due to the nature of the pandemic, please check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   closer to your planned date of travel to Basel from Bonn.

There are 3 ways to travel from Basel to Bonn including taking a bus, flight or train.

The cheapest way to travel from Basel to Bonn is by taking a bus with an average price of $25 (€22).

This is compared to other travel options to Bonn:

A bus is generally $148 (€133) less than a flight for the same trip. Taking a flight costs on average $173 (€155) from Basel to Bonn.

A bus is $4 (€4) less than a train for this trip with tickets for a train from Basel to Bonn costing on average $29 (€26).

The quickest way to travel to Bonn from Basel is by flight, which takes on average 55 min   compared to other travel options that may take you longer to get to your destination:

In comparison, traveling by bus can take you on average 7 h 5 min.

In comparison, taking a train requires on average 4 h 16 min   of travel time.

Bonn is approximately 219 miles (354 km) away from Basel.

The average frequency per day from Basel to Bonn is:

  • 7 trains a day.

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

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

  • Buses from Basel to Bonn most often leave from Basel, Bahnhof and arrive in Bonn, Museumsmeile.
  • Trains from Basel to Bonn most often leave from Basel SBB and arrive in Bonn Hbf.

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

  • Travel with Flixbus for buses to Bonn. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for Flixbus Basel to Bonn tickets on Omio for $25 (€22).
  • Travel with KLM to go to Bonn by plane. For a good deal on tickets, you can find KLM Basel to Bonn tickets on Omio for $173 (€155).
  • Deutsche Bahn can take you to Bonn by train. If searching for a good deal on trains, you can find tickets for Deutsche Bahn from Basel to Bonn for $29 (€26).
Omio customers who travel from Basel to Bonn often also extend their vacation to go to Berlin, Cologne or Frankfurt am Main. Omio can help you plan your trip by finding the best connections between Bonn and these popular destinations at a great price.

Before traveling from Basel to Bonn, it’s good to know what ticket you can buy and how much it will cost in the next 7 days:

  • A bus ticket for this journey is costing $25 (€22) one way on average.
  • A plane ticket for this trip costs on average $173 (€155) one way.
  • A train ticket is costing on average $29 (€26) one way for this journey.

But we recommend booking Basel to Bonn tickets online a few months before your planned travel date to score the best deals and save money on your trip.

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