How to travel from Basel to Paderborn

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Travel Information from Basel to Paderborn

distanceDistance291 miles (470 km)
modeAvailable travel modesTrain or bus
priceTicket price range$33 - $65
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $33 (€29) • 13 h 25 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • $65 (€56) • 5 h 55 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixBus or Deutsche Bahn

Travel 291 miles (470 km) by train or bus from Basel to Paderborn. The most popular travel companies which serve this trip are FlixBus or Deutsche Bahn among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus or train from Basel to Paderborn.

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from Basel to Paderborn

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

Our recommendation

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

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Deutsche Bahn

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Travel on FlixBus and Deutsche Bahn travel to Paderborn from Basel at great prices. Omio finds you travel times and tickets for over 1000 travel companies all in one place.

Deutsche Bahn (DB) is Germany’s main provider of travel services and makes on average about 40,000 domestic and international journeys per day. Deutsche Bahn’s fleet of travel includes the high-speed ICE (Intercity Express) as well as the IC (Intercity), EC (Eurocity), IRE (Interregio-Express), RE (Regional Express) and RB (Regionalbahn), which differ in terms of comfort and the time needed to travel. For example, while toilets are standard amenities, services like onboard restaurants or free WiFi are only available on certain train types and routes. Deutsche Bahn is well-known for its wide range of fares like Super Saver, Saver, and Flexible and discount cards like the Bahncard 25, 50 and 100, which you can also use for your Basel to Paderborn travel.

    FlixBus is one of the most popular low-cost travel companies in Europe. Founded in Germany, FlixBus has expanded its services throughout Europe and even to the United States, giving travelers in both continents the option to take a long-distance travel at an affordable price. FlixBus also operates overnight travel on select routes throughout Europe. FlixBus offers only the Standard ticket for all its routes, which allows you to bring one carry-on bag and one checked bag per person. Additional fees apply for bringing extra luggage and making specific seat reservations, such as if you want to book an Extra Seat, Table Seat or the Panorama Seat. Standard amenities onboard include free Wi-Fi, power outlets to charge your phone, tablet or laptop during long travel journeys, extra legroom, luggage space and toilets.

      FAQs: Travel from Basel to Paderborn

      FAQs: Travel to Paderborn 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 Paderborn.

      There are 2 travel options from Basel to Paderborn: train or bus.

      The cheapest way to get from Basel to Paderborn is by taking a bus with average ticket prices of $33 (€29) compared to other travel options to Paderborn:

      A bus is $31 (€27) less than a train with an average ticket price of $65 (€56) from Basel to Paderborn.

      The fastest way to get to Paderborn from Basel is by train with an average travel time of 5 h 55 min.

      Other travel options to Paderborn take longer:

      Bus takes 13 h 25 min on average.

      You should expect to travel around 291 miles (470 km) between Basel and Paderborn.

      The average frequency per day from Basel to Paderborn is:

      • 1 bus a day.
      • 10 trains per day.

      However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your route to Paderborn 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 Paderborn:

      • Most travelers board their bus from Basel, Meret Oppenheim-Strasse (Bahnhof SBB) and arrive in Paderborn, Hauptbahnhof.
      • Most travelers take a train from Basel SBB to Paderborn Hbf.

      The following travel companies offer services from Basel to Paderborn:

      • FlixBus or BlaBlaCar can take you to Paderborn by bus. If searching for a good deal on buses, you can find tickets for FlixBus from Basel to Paderborn for $33 (€29).
      • Deutsche Bahn can get you to Paderborn by train. You can find a good deal for train tickets with Deutsche Bahn from Basel to Paderborn for $65 (€56) on Omio.

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

      • You can take a direct bus with.
      • You'll find direct trains with.

      Direct services to Paderborn 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 journey.

      Looking to extend your trip from Basel to Paderborn? Many Omio customers who go from Basel to Paderborn usually extend their vacation to explore other popular destinations like Munich, Berlin, Paris, Amsterdam or Düsseldorf. If you're looking to explore Munich, Berlin, Paris, Amsterdam or Düsseldorf from Paderborn, let Omio find you the best connections available at an affordable price.

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