How to travel from Basel to Ludwigshafen

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from Basel to Ludwigshafen

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

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

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Travel Information to Ludwigshafen from Basel

distanceDistance138 miles (223 km)
modeAvailable travel modesTrain or bus
priceTicket price range$17 - $34
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $17 (€15) • 4 h 10 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • $34 (€30) • 2 h 22 min
carriersPopular travel companiesBlaBlaCar or Deutsche Bahn

Take a train or bus to travel 138 miles (223 km) between Basel and Ludwigshafen. The most popular travel companies which serve this trip are BlaBlaCar or Deutsche Bahn among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus or train from Basel to Ludwigshafen.

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Deutsche Bahn

All travel companies: Train from Basel to Ludwigshafen

You can travel by travel between Basel and Ludwigshafen with Deutsche Bahn. When you search Omio for times and tickets, we’ll show you the best deals 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 between Basel and Ludwigshafen. 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.

    FAQs: Travel from Basel to Ludwigshafen

    FAQs: Travel to Ludwigshafen 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 Ludwigshafen.

    You can get between Basel and Ludwigshafen 2 different ways: train or bus.

    The cheapest way to travel to Ludwigshafen from Basel is a bus with an average price of $17 (€15).

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

    A bus is $17 (€15) less than a train for this route with tickets for a train from Basel to Ludwigshafen costing on average $34 (€30).

    The fastest way to get to Ludwigshafen from Basel is by train with an average travel time of 2 h 22 min.

    Other travel options to Ludwigshafen take longer:

    Taking a bus requires on average 4 h 10 min of travel time.

    You should expect to travel around 138 miles (223 km) between Basel and Ludwigshafen.

    The average frequency per day from Basel to Ludwigshafen is:

    • 6 buses a day.
    • 16 trains a day.

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

    These are the most popular departure and arrival points when traveling from Basel to Ludwigshafen:

    • Most travelers board their bus from Basel, Meret Oppenheim-Strasse (Bahnhof SBB) and arrive in Ludwigshafen am Rhein, ZOB.
    • Most travelers catch their train from Basel SBB and arrive in Ludwigshafen am Rhein, Oppau.

    The following travel companies offer services from Basel to Ludwigshafen:

    • Travel with BlaBlaCar or FlixBus for buses to Ludwigshafen. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for FlixBus Basel to Ludwigshafen tickets on Omio for $17 (€15).
    • Deutsche Bahn can get you to Ludwigshafen by train. You can find a good deal for train tickets with Deutsche Bahn from Basel to Ludwigshafen for $34 (€30) on Omio.

    Yes, there are direct services available from Basel to Ludwigshafen with the following travel companies:

    • 4 direct buses per day with FlixBus.
    • Direct train available with Deutsche Bahn 15 direct trains per day.

    Direct services tend to save you time and add more convenience in getting you to Ludwigshafen as you won't need to transfer at another stop in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking your tickets to Ludwigshafen from Basel.

    Omio customers who travel from Basel to Ludwigshafen often also extend their vacation to go to Paris, Frankfurt am Main, Die, Frankfurt Hahn Airport or Heidelberg. Omio can help you plan your trip by finding the best connections between Ludwigshafen and these popular destinations at a great price.

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