How to travel from Basel to Leipzig

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Travel Information between Basel and Leipzig

distanceDistance337 miles (544 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, flight, ferry or train
fastestFastest modeFlight • $453 (€405) • 2 h 40 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus, Lufthansa Cityline or Deutsche Bahn

Travel 337 miles (544 km) by bus, flight, ferry or train from Basel to Leipzig. The most popular travel companies which serve this journey are Flixbus, Lufthansa Cityline or Deutsche Bahn among others. Travelers can even take a direct from Basel to Leipzig.

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FAQs

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

Is international entry into Leipzig 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 Leipzig, Germany from Basel?

  • There are no current restrictions

What are the COVID-19 safety measures to follow in Leipzig, 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 6/25/22. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip from Basel to Leipzig 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 Leipzig, 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 Leipzig?

  • 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 6/25/22. 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 Leipzig here.

There are 4 ways to travel from Basel to Leipzig including taking a bus, flight, ferry or train.

The cheapest way to travel between Basel and Leipzig is by taking a ferry with an average price of $1 (€1).

This is compared to other travel options to Leipzig:

A ferry is $89 (€80) less than a bus for this journey with tickets for a bus from Basel to Leipzig costing on average $89 (€80).

Taking a ferry is about $453 (€405) less than taking a flight, which costs on average $453 (€405) for this journey.

A ferry is $78 (€70) less than a train for this route with tickets for a train from Basel to Leipzig costing on average $78 (€70).

The fastest way to get to Leipzig from Basel is by flight with an average travel time of 2 h 40 min.

Other travel options to Leipzig can usually take longer:

In comparison, going by bus can take 11 h 40 min   on average.

In comparison, traveling by ferry can take you on average 0 h 0 min.

In comparison, getting to Leipzig by train can take on average 6 h 4 min.

The Basel to Leipzig distance is around 337 miles (544 km).

The average frequency per day from Basel to Leipzig is:

  • 11 flights per day.
  • 8 trains a day.

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

  • Most travelers who buy a bus ticket from Basel to Leipzig depart from Basel, Bahnhof to Leipzig.
  • Most travelers board their plane from EuroAirport Basel Mulhouse Freiburg and arrive in Leipzig/Halle Airport.
  • Most travelers catch their train from Basel SBB and arrive in Leipzig Hbf, Ostseite.

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

  • You can travel by bus to Leipzig from Basel with Flixbus, and you can find Flixbus Basel to Leipzig tickets for $89 (€80) on Omio.
  • You can travel by plane between Basel and Leipzig with Lufthansa Cityline, and you can find Lufthansa Cityline Basel to Leipzig tickets for $453 (€405) on Omio.
  • You can go to Leipzig from Basel by train with Deutsche Bahn. You'll see cheap train tickets for $78 (€70) with Deutsche Bahn from Basel to Leipzig on Omio.
Many of our customers who book a trip from Basel to Leipzig often extend their vacation and travel to other popular destinations like Berlin, Prague or Munich. If you’re thinking of adding another destination to your Basel and Leipzig itinerary, let Omio find you the best connections between Leipzig and any of these top destinations today!

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

  • A bus ticket costs $89 (€80) one way on average for this trip.
  • A plane ticket costs $453 (€405) one way on average for this route.
  • A ferry ticket costs $1 (€1) one way on average for this route.
  • A train ticket is costing on average $78 (€70) one way for this route.

But we recommend booking Basel to Leipzig 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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