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from Basel to Munich

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Oct 24
$52Deutsche Bahn
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Oct 25
$23Deutsche Bahn
$37Flixbus
$234Lufthansa Cityline
Tue
Oct 26
$23Deutsche Bahn
$39Flixbus
$347Lufthansa Cityline
Wed
Oct 27
$32Deutsche Bahn with connection
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$292Lufthansa Cityline
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Oct 28
$37Deutsche Bahn
$43Flixbus
$348Lufthansa Cityline
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Oct 29
$37Deutsche Bahn
$42Flixbus
$348Lufthansa Cityline
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Oct 30
$32Deutsche Bahn
$44Flixbus
$234Lufthansa Cityline
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Oct 31
$37Deutsche Bahn
$36Flixbus
$235Lufthansa Cityline
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Nov 1
$37Deutsche Bahn
$44Flixbus
$235Lufthansa Cityline
Wed
Nov 3
$23Deutsche Bahn
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$291Lufthansa Cityline
Fri
Nov 5
$39Deutsche Bahn
$31Flixbus
$234Lufthansa Cityline
Sat
Nov 6
$37Deutsche Bahn
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$234Lufthansa Cityline
Mon
Nov 8
$42Deutsche Bahn
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$279Lufthansa Cityline
Tue
Nov 9
$23Deutsche Bahn
$26Flixbus
$235Lufthansa Cityline
Wed
Nov 10
$23Deutsche Bahn
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$235Lufthansa Cityline
Thu
Nov 11
$23Deutsche Bahn
$26Flixbus
$234Lufthansa Cityline
Sat
Nov 13
$23Deutsche Bahn
$31Flixbus
$146Lufthansa Cityline

Travel Information from Basel to Munich

distanceDistance189 miles (305 km)
modeAvailable travel modesFlight, bus or train
priceTicket price range$26 - $103
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $26 (€21) • 7 h 5 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $103 (€84) • 1 h
carriersPopular travel companiesLufthansa Cityline, Flixbus or Deutsche Bahn with connection

Take a flight, bus or train to travel 189 miles (305 km) between Basel and Munich. 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 $26 (€21). The most popular travel companies which serve this journey are Lufthansa Cityline, Flixbus or Deutsche Bahn with connection among others. Travelers can even take a direct train from Basel to Munich.

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How to get from Basel to Munich

The Best Way According to our Users

Whether it is for business or leisure, in order to travel from Basel to Munich, 65,82% of our customers choose the train as their preferred mode of transportation. By traveling by train on this route, you can enjoy the comfort of spacious seats, spectacular views—and in some cases free Wi-Fi—in both second and first class. Our customers have decided that the train is the best way to get from Basel to Munich and have chosen to enjoy this fast, safe and efficient way to arrive at their destination. Taking the train also avoids long lines or potential expenses for transfers to/from the station—especially since most main railway stations are located in the city center. Train companies in Europe vary from country to country, but most of them offer high-speed train routes, therefore when you add up at the end-to-end journey time, the train is often also the fastest way to get to your destination.

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FAQs
Is international travel between Basel, Switzerland and Munich, Germany allowed?

Travel between Basel, Switzerland and Munich, Germany is: Partially open.

Can travelers from Switzerland enter Germany?

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

Are there rules for self-quarantine when arriving to Munich from Basel?

Conditions of entry into Germany:

  • 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

Are there COVID-19 safety rules for social distancing and wearing face masks in Munich, Germany?

To reduce the spread of COVID-19, the government of Germany has imposed the following measures:

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

This information was last checked on 10/23/21. 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 Munich.

What travel restrictions, such as quarantine measures, should I be aware of for my journey back to Basel, Switzerland from Munich, Germany?

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

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

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

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

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival or 14 day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Negative COVID-19 test is required to end quarantine early. This test occurs on day 4 in quarantine
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Health declaration required
  • Digital entry registration is required prior to arrival

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: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face masks: Mandatory

The information above was last checked on 10/23/21. 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 Munich here.

What are the ways to get from Basel to Munich?

There are 3 travel options from Basel to Munich: flight, bus or train.

What is the cheapest way to travel between Basel and Munich?

The cheapest way to get from Basel to Munich is by taking a bus. You can find average ticket prices around $26 (€21) compared to other travel options to Munich:

A bus is generally $78 (€63) less than a flight for the same journey. Taking a flight costs on average $103 (€84) from Basel to Munich.

Taking a bus is usually $7 (€6) less than taking a train to Munich, which costs on average $33 (€27) for the same trip.

What is the fastest way to travel between Basel and Munich?

The fastest way from Basel to Munich is by flight with an average journey time of 1 h.

There are alternative travel options to Munich that can usually take longer:

In comparison, taking a bus requires on average 7 h 5 min   of travel time.

In comparison, traveling by train can take you on average 4 h 44 min.

What is the distance from Basel to Munich?

You should expect to travel around 189 miles (305 km) between Basel and Munich.

How many scheduled departures are there a day from Basel to Munich?

The average frequency per day from Basel to Munich is:

  • Around 6 trains per day.

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

When traveling to Munich from Basel, what are the departure and arrival points in Basel and Munich?

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

  • Most travelers board their plane from EuroAirport Basel Mulhouse Freiburg and arrive in Munich Airport.
  • Most travelers catch their bus from Basel and arrive in München, ZOB.
  • Most travelers who buy a train ticket from Basel to Munich depart from Basel SBB to München Hbf.
Which travel companies can help me find a way to get from Basel to Munich?

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

  • You can travel by plane from Basel to Munich with Lufthansa Cityline, and you can find Lufthansa Cityline Basel to Munich tickets for $103 (€84) on Omio.
  • You can go to Munich from Basel by bus with Flixbus. You'll see cheap bus tickets for $26 (€21) with Flixbus from Basel to Munich on Omio.
  • You can travel by train to Munich from Basel with Deutsche Bahn with connection, and you can find Deutsche Bahn with connection Basel to Munich tickets for $33 (€27) on Omio.
Can I find a direct route from Basel to Munich?

Yes, there are direct routes from Basel to Munich with the following travel companies:

  • You'll find 6 direct trains a day to Munich with Deutsche Bahn.

Direct services to Munich 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 trip.

What is another destination I should add to my tour from Basel to Munich?
Omio customers who travel from Basel to Munich often also extend their vacation to go to Berlin, Prague or Paris. Omio can help you plan your trip by finding the best connections between Munich and these popular destinations at a great price.
How early should I book Basel to Munich tickets online to score the best deals?

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

  • Plane tickets are costing $103 (€84) one way on average.
  • Bus tickets are costing $26 (€21) one way on average.
  • Train tickets cost $33 (€27) one way on average.

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

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