You can get from Basel to Heidelberg by train, bus or flight.
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|Distance||137 miles (221 km)|
|Available travel modes||Bus, flight or train|
|Ticket price range||$16 - $111|
|Cheapest mode||Bus • $16 (€13) • 3 h 55 min|
|Fastest mode||Flight • $111 (€91) • 1 h|
|Popular travel companies||Flixbus, Lufthansa Cityline or Deutsche Bahn with connection|
Travel 137 miles (221 km) by bus, flight or train to Heidelberg from Basel. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 1 h; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a bus is the best option with prices starting as low as $16 (€13). The most popular travel companies which serve this trip are Flixbus, Lufthansa Cityline or Deutsche Bahn with connection among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus or flight from Basel to Heidelberg.
Travel between Basel, Switzerland and Heidelberg, Germany is: Partially open.
International entry is allowed at this time for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Switzerland.
Conditions of entry into Germany:
To reduce the spread of COVID-19, the government of Germany has imposed the following measures:
This information was last checked on 10/16/21. As this information can change due to the nature of the pandemic, make sure to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your journey between Basel and Heidelberg.
Return travel to Basel, Switzerland from Germany is: Partially open.
Entry into Switzerland is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Germany.
Requirements for reentering Switzerland:
All travelers must abide by the following measures in Switzerland to reduce the spread of coronavirus in the country:
The above information about your return travel to Basel, Switzerland was last verified on 10/15/21. 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 Heidelberg.
There are 3 ways to get from Basel to Heidelberg: bus, flight or train.
The cheapest way to go to Heidelberg from Basel is by taking a bus, which costs on average $16 (€13).
This is compared to other ways of getting to Heidelberg:
A bus is $95 (€78) less than a flight for this journey with tickets for a flight from Basel to Heidelberg costing on average $111 (€91).
A bus is generally $17 (€14) less than a train for the same trip. Taking a train costs on average $33 (€27) from Basel to Heidelberg.
The fastest way from Basel to Heidelberg is by flight with an average journey time of 1 h.
There are alternative travel options to Heidelberg that can usually take longer:
In comparison, taking a bus requires on average 3 h 55 min of travel time.
In comparison, taking a train requires on average 2 h 28 min of travel time.
Heidelberg is approximately 137 miles (221 km) away from Basel.
The average frequency per day from Basel to Heidelberg is:
However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your trip to Heidelberg 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 Heidelberg:
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Yes, there are direct routes from Basel to Heidelberg with the following travel companies:
Direct services to Heidelberg 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.
Before traveling from Basel to Heidelberg, it’s good to know what ticket you can buy and how much it will cost in the next 7 days:
But we recommend booking Basel to Heidelberg tickets online a few months before your planned travel date to score the best deals and save money on your trip.