How to travel from Basel to Cottbus

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Travel Information from Basel to Cottbus

distanceDistance417 miles (673 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, flight or train
priceTicket price range$5 - $174
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $5 (€4) • 30 h 30 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $174 (€154) • 1 h 35 min
carriersPopular travel companieseasyJet or Deutsche Bahn

Take a bus, flight or train to travel 417 miles (673 km) to Cottbus from Basel. 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 $5 (€4). The most popular travel companies which serve this route are easyJet or Deutsche Bahn among others. Travelers can even take a direct from Basel to Cottbus.

Travel Tips: Travel from Basel to Cottbus

Travel Tips: Travel to Cottbus 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 Cottbus.

International travel from Basel, Switzerland to Cottbus, Germany is: Unrestricted.

Can I enter Germany if coming from Switzerland?

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

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

Conditions of entry:

  • There are no current restrictions

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

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

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

The information above was last checked on 3/22/23; 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 to Cottbus from Basel.

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

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

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

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

  • 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 3/22/23. 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 Cottbus here.

You can travel between Basel and Cottbus 3 different ways: bus, flight or train.

The cheapest way to go to Cottbus from Basel is by taking a bus, which costs on average $5 (€4).

This is compared to other ways of getting to Cottbus:

A bus is $170 (€150) less than a flight for this route with tickets for a flight from Basel to Cottbus costing on average $174 (€154).

A bus is generally $139 (€123) less than a train for the same journey. Taking a train costs on average $144 (€127) from Basel to Cottbus.

The fastest way to get to Cottbus from Basel is by flight with an average travel time of 1 h 35 min.

Other travel options to Cottbus can usually take longer:

In comparison, traveling by bus can take you on average 30 h 30 min.

In comparison, taking a train requires on average 9 h 36 min   of travel time.

The Basel to Cottbus distance is around 417 miles (673 km).

The average frequency per day from Basel to Cottbus is:

  • Around 1 bus per day.
  • 8 trains a day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your journey between Basel and Cottbus 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 when traveling from Basel to Cottbus:

  • Most travelers catch their bus from Basel, Bahnhof and arrive in Cottbus, Busbahnhof.
  • Most travelers board their train from Basel SBB and arrive in Cottbus Hauptbahnhof.

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

  • You can travel by plane to Cottbus from Basel with easyJet, and you can find easyJet Basel to Cottbus tickets for $174 (€154) on Omio.
  • You can go to Cottbus from Basel by train with Deutsche Bahn. You'll see cheap train tickets for $144 (€127) with Deutsche Bahn from Basel to Cottbus on Omio.
Many of our customers who book a trip from Basel to Cottbus often extend their vacation and travel to other popular destinations like Berlin, Dresden or Leipzig. If you’re thinking of adding another destination to your Basel and Cottbus itinerary, let Omio find you the best connections between Cottbus and any of these top destinations today!

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

  • Bus tickets cost $5 (€4) one way on average.
  • Plane tickets cost on average $174 (€154) one way.
  • Train tickets cost on average $144 (€127) one way.

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

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