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from Basel to Magdeburg

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Travel Information from Basel to Magdeburg

distanceDistance363 miles (585 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, flight or train
priceTicket price range$48 - $82
cheapestCheapest modeTrain • $48 (€38) • 8 h 42 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $82 (€66) • 1 h 35 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus, easyJet or Deutsche Bahn

Travel 363 miles (585 km) by bus, flight or train to Magdeburg 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 train is the best option with prices starting as low as $48 (€38). The most popular travel companies which serve this trip are Flixbus, easyJet or Deutsche Bahn among others. Travelers can even take a direct from Basel to Magdeburg.

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FAQs
What are the international travel restrictions for Germany due to COVID-19 if I’m traveling between Basel and Magdeburg?

Travel from Basel, Switzerland to Magdeburg, Germany is: Partially open.

Is international entry into Magdeburg from Basel restricted?

International entry is currently allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Switzerland.

Do I need to self-quarantine upon arrival to Magdeburg, Germany from Basel?

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Pre-arrival health declaration
  • The exact quarantine requirements depend on the regulations in each federal state
  • Digital entry registration is required prior to arrival

What are the COVID-19 safety measures to follow in Magdeburg, 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 9/19/21. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip from Basel to Magdeburg closer to your planned date of departure here.

Am I required to self-quarantine when I return to Basel, Switzerland from Magdeburg, Germany?

The restriction level for your return to Basel, Switzerland from Germany is: Partially open.

Is my journey back to Basel from Magdeburg restricted?

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

Do I need to self-quarantine upon arrival in Basel from Magdeburg?

Conditions of reentry into Switzerland:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before boarding for all arrivals by air
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test and can bypass compulsory quarantine on arrival (certificate required)
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test and can bypass compulsory quarantine on arrival
  • Health declaration required
  • Health declaration required

What are the coronavirus safety measures I need to follow in Basel, Switzerland?

You should observe these safety measures in Switzerland as imposed by the government to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

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

This information about your return travel to Switzerland was last checked on 9/13/21. We advise you to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip back to Basel from Magdeburg closer to your date of departure here.

How do I travel from Basel to Magdeburg?

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

How do I get from Basel to Magdeburg the cheapest way?

The cheapest way to get from Basel to Magdeburg is by taking a train. You can find average ticket prices around $48 (€38) compared to other travel options to Magdeburg:

Taking a train is usually $3 (€2) less than taking a bus to Magdeburg, which costs on average $50 (€40) for the same trip.

A train is generally $35 (€28) less than a flight for the same route. Taking a flight costs on average $82 (€66) from Basel to Magdeburg.

What is the quickest way from Basel to Magdeburg?

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

Other travel options to Magdeburg can usually take longer:

In comparison, taking a bus requires on average 14 h 30 min   of travel time.

In comparison, traveling by train can take you on average 8 h 42 min.

What is the distance from Basel to Magdeburg?

The Basel to Magdeburg distance is around 363 miles (585 km).

Where do I depart from Basel? Where do I arrive in Magdeburg?

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

  • Buses mostly depart from Basel and arrive in Magdeburg, ZOB.
  • Trains most often depart from Basel at Basel Bahnhof SBB and arrive in Magdeburg at Magdeburg Hbf.
Who can get me from Basel to Magdeburg?

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

  • You can go to Magdeburg from Basel by bus with Flixbus. You'll see cheap bus tickets for $50 (€40) with Flixbus from Basel to Magdeburg on Omio.
  • You can travel by plane from Basel to Magdeburg with easyJet, and you can find easyJet Basel to Magdeburg tickets for $82 (€66) on Omio.
  • You can travel to Magdeburg from Basel by train with Deutsche Bahn. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for $48 (€38) with Deutsche Bahn from Basel to Magdeburg.
Where else should I travel to after my journey from Basel to Magdeburg ends?
Many of our customers traveling from Basel to Magdeburg don't make Magdeburg their final stop. Some of the destinations worth visiting after Magdeburg are Berlin, Munich or Hamburg, either of which you could add to your trip itinerary. Check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel from Magdeburg to any of these top destinations today!
How early should I purchase Basel to Magdeburg tickets online to score the best deals?

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

  • Bus tickets are costing $50 (€40) one way on average.
  • Plane tickets are costing on average $82 (€66) one way.
  • Train tickets cost $48 (€38) one way on average.

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

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