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from Berlin to Basel

You can get from Berlin to Basel by train, bus or flight.

Our recommendation

To get from Berlin to Basel on Jan 28 we recommend taking a flight because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

08:15AMBerlin Brandenburg Airport1h30 09:45AMEuroAirport Basel Mulhouse Freiburg
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$1011One-way
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04:30AMBerlin Hbf7h17 11:47AMBasel SBB
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$741One-way
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09:05PMBerlin Brandenburg Airport1h30 10:35PMEuroAirport Basel Mulhouse Freiburg
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$1151One-way
06:01AMBerlin Hbf6h54 12:55PMBasel SBB
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$861One-way
05:28AMBerlin Hbf7h19 12:47PMBasel SBB
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$861One-way

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Fri
Jan 28
$74Deutsche Bahn
$53Flixbus
$101easyJet
Sat
Jan 29
$66Deutsche Bahn
$48Flixbus
$192Air France
Sun
Jan 30
$59Deutsche Bahn
$56Flixbus
$123easyJet
Mon
Jan 31
$36Deutsche Bahn
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$87easyJet
Tue
Feb 1
$36Deutsche Bahn
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$191Air France
Wed
Feb 2
$36Deutsche Bahn
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$188KLM
Thu
Feb 3
$36Deutsche Bahn
$38Flixbus
$35easyJet
Fri
Feb 4
$36Deutsche Bahn
$44Flixbus
$32easyJet
Sat
Feb 5
$36Deutsche Bahn
$48Flixbus
$169KLM
Sun
Feb 6
$36Deutsche Bahn
$50Flixbus
$55easyJet
Mon
Feb 7
$36Deutsche Bahn
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$38easyJet
Tue
Feb 8
$36Deutsche Bahn
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$32easyJet
Wed
Feb 9
$36Deutsche Bahn
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$43easyJet
Thu
Feb 10
$36Deutsche Bahn
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$32easyJet
Fri
Feb 11
$36Deutsche Bahn
$50Flixbus
$45easyJet
Sat
Feb 12
$36Deutsche Bahn
$42Flixbus
$40easyJet
Sun
Feb 13
$36Deutsche Bahn
$53Flixbus
$45easyJet
Mon
Feb 14
$36Deutsche Bahn
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$32easyJet
Tue
Feb 15
$36Deutsche Bahn
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$38easyJet
Wed
Feb 16
$66Deutsche Bahn
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$48easyJet

Travel Information from Berlin to Basel

distanceDistance428 miles (691 km)
modeAvailable travel modesFlight, bus or train
priceTicket price range$31 - $112
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $31 (€26) • 14 h 30 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $112 (€93) • 1 h 30 min
carriersPopular travel companiesKLM, Flixbus or Deutsche Bahn

Take a flight, bus or train to travel 428 miles (691 km) from Berlin to Basel. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 30 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a bus is the best option with prices starting as low as $31 (€26). The most popular travel companies which serve this route are KLM, Flixbus or Deutsche Bahn among others. Travelers can even take a direct from Berlin to Basel.

How to get from Berlin to Basel

The Best Way According to our Users

Whether it is for business or leisure, in order to travel from Berlin to Basel, 76,67% 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 Berlin to Basel 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

What COVID-19 safety information and travel restrictions should I be aware of before I go to Basel, Switzerland from Berlin, Germany?

International travel from Berlin, Germany to Basel, Switzerland is: Partially open.

Can I enter Switzerland if coming from Germany?

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

Am I required to self-quarantine upon arrival to Basel if traveling from Berlin?

Conditions of entry:

  • Travellers must present a negative COVID-19 test as either a RT-PCR performed within 72 hours prior to arrival, or an Antigen test performed within 24 hours prior to arrival
  • COVID-19 test required after arrival, between day 4 and day 7
  • Health declaration required
  • Digital entry registration is required prior to arrival

What measures do I need to follow in Basel, Switzerland due to the pandemic?

All travelers in Switzerland must observe the following coronavirus safety measures:

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

The information above was last checked on 1/20/22; however, this can change before your date of travel so please make sure to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your upcoming trip from Berlin to Basel.

Are there restrictions on my return trip to Berlin, Germany from Basel, Switzerland due to COVID-19?

Return travel to Berlin, Germany from Switzerland is: Partially open.

Are there any travel restrictions on reentering Germany from Switzerland?

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

Are there requirements to self-quarantine on arrival into Germany from Switzerland?

Requirements for reentering Germany:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 2 days before arrival and 10 day mandatory self quarantine
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from compulsory quarantine
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from compulsory quarantine (certificate needed)
  • Negative COVID-19 test is required to end quarantine early. This test occurs on day 5 in quarantine
  • Digital entry registration is required prior to arrival
  • The exact quarantine requirements depend on the regulations in each federal state

What are the requirements for social distancing and wearing face masks in Germany?

All travelers must abide by the following measures in Germany to reduce the spread of coronavirus in the country:

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

The above information about your return travel to Berlin, Germany was last verified on 1/26/22. As this information can change due to the nature of the pandemic, please check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   closer to your planned date of travel to Berlin from Basel.

How do I reach Basel from Berlin?

There are 3 ways to get from Berlin to Basel: flight, bus or train.

What is the cheapest way from Berlin to Basel?

The cheapest way to go to Basel from Berlin is by taking a bus, which costs on average $31 (€26).

This is compared to other ways of getting to Basel:

A bus is $81 (€67) less than a flight for this trip with tickets for a flight from Berlin to Basel costing on average $112 (€93).

A bus is $5 (€4) less than a train for this route with tickets for a train from Berlin to Basel costing on average $36 (€30).

What is the fastest way to get from Berlin to Basel?

The fastest way to get to Basel from Berlin is by flight with an average travel time of 1 h 30 min.

Other travel options to Basel can usually take longer:

In comparison, getting to Basel by bus can take on average 14 h 30 min.

In comparison, getting to Basel by train can take on average 7 h 9 min.

What is the distance between Berlin and Basel?

You should expect to travel around 428 miles (691 km) between Berlin and Basel.

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

The average frequency per day from Berlin to Basel is:

  • 8 trains per day.

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

Where do people depart from and arrive in when traveling from Berlin to Basel?

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

  • Most travelers who buy a plane ticket from Berlin to Basel depart from Berlin Brandenburg Airport to EuroAirport Basel Mulhouse Freiburg.
  • Most travelers board their bus from Berlin, Zentralen Omnibusbahnhof and arrive in Basel.
  • Most travelers board their train from Berlin Hbf and arrive in Basel SBB.

Which travel companies can help me find a way to get from Berlin to Basel?

If finding a good deal is your main consideration for your trip from Berlin to Basel, then we'll help you find the best value travel companies for you:

  • KLM can take you to Basel by plane. If searching for a good deal on flights, you can find tickets for KLM from Berlin to Basel for $112 (€93).
  • Flixbus can take you to Basel by bus. If searching for a good deal on buses, you can find tickets for Flixbus from Berlin to Basel for $31 (€26).
  • Travel with Deutsche Bahn for trains to Basel. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for Deutsche Bahn Berlin to Basel tickets on Omio for $36 (€30).

What other destinations are worth visiting after traveling from Berlin to Basel?

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

When should I purchase a ticket from Berlin to Basel online to score the best deals?

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

  • A plane ticket for this route costs on average $112 (€93) one way.
  • A bus ticket for this journey is costing $31 (€26) one way on average.
  • A train ticket is costing on average $36 (€30) one way for this trip.

But we recommend booking Berlin to Basel 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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