How to travel from Düsseldorf to Basel

Thu, May 26
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from Düsseldorf to Basel

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

Our recommendation

To get from Düsseldorf to Basel on Thu May 26 2022 00:00:00 GMT+0000 (Coordinated Universal Time) we recommend taking a train because it's the best combination of price and speed.

07:28PMDüsseldorf Hbf4h27 11:55PMBasel SBB
2 changes
$701One-way
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11:20PMDüsseldorf Hbf7h00 06:20AMBasel SBB
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$561One-way
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08:18PMDüsseldorf Hbf4h41 12:59AMBasel SBB
0 changes
$701One-way
06:27PMDüsseldorf Hbf5h28 11:55PMBasel SBB
1 changes
$661One-way
03:27PMDüsseldorf Hbf4h20 07:47PMBasel SBB
2 changes
$821One-way

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Thu
May 26
$56Deutsche Bahn
$40Flixbus
$156HOP!
Fri
May 27
$42Deutsche Bahn
$30Flixbus
$156HOP!
Sat
May 28
$37Deutsche Bahn
$29Flixbus
$156HOP!
Sun
May 29
$48Deutsche Bahn
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$222Lufthansa
Mon
May 30
$46Deutsche Bahn
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$185HOP!
Tue
May 31
$38Deutsche Bahn
$25Flixbus
$156HOP!
Wed
Jun 1
$30Deutsche Bahn
$21Flixbus
$97HOP!
Thu
Jun 2
$38Deutsche Bahn
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Fri
Jun 3
$46Deutsche Bahn
$36Flixbus
$228Lufthansa
Sat
Jun 4
$42Deutsche Bahn
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$214HOP!
Sun
Jun 5
$48Deutsche Bahn
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$156HOP!
Mon
Jun 6
$48Deutsche Bahn
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$250HOP!
Tue
Jun 7
$38Deutsche Bahn
$30Flixbus
$222Lufthansa
Wed
Jun 8
$38Deutsche Bahn
$22Flixbus
$111HOP!
Fri
Jun 10
$38Deutsche Bahn
$25Flixbus
$222Lufthansa Cityline
Sat
Jun 11
$38Deutsche Bahn
$22Flixbus
$111HOP!
Sun
Jun 12
$30Deutsche Bahn
$25Flixbus
$228Lufthansa
Mon
Jun 13
$42Deutsche Bahn
$16Flixbus
$135HOP!
Tue
Jun 14
$30Deutsche Bahn
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$97HOP!

Travel Information from Düsseldorf to Basel

distanceDistance255 miles (411 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, flight or train
priceTicket price range$33 - $186
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $33 (€30) • 9 h 5 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $186 (€167) • 3 h 35 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus, KLM or Deutsche Bahn

Take a bus, flight or train to travel 255 miles (411 km) between Düsseldorf and Basel. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 3 h 35 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a bus is the best option with prices starting as low as $33 (€30). The most popular travel companies which serve this trip are Flixbus, KLM or Deutsche Bahn among others. Travelers can even take a direct from Düsseldorf to Basel.

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FAQs

Is international travel between Düsseldorf, Germany and Basel, Switzerland allowed?

International travel from Düsseldorf, Germany to Basel, Switzerland is: Fully open.

Can I enter Switzerland if coming from Germany?

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

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

Conditions of entry:

  • No COVID-19 testing required
  • No quarantine required

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: metre (s) ( feet)
  • Face mask: Regional advice

The information above was last checked on 5/23/22; 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 between Düsseldorf and Basel.

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

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

Is my journey back to Düsseldorf from Basel restricted?

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

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

Conditions of reentry into Germany:

  • Travellers must present a negative COVID-19 test as either a RT-PCR performed within 3 hours prior to arrival, or an Antigen test performed within 2 hours prior to arrival
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 9 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)

What are the coronavirus safety measures I need to follow in Düsseldorf, Germany?

You should observe these safety measures in Germany 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 Germany was last checked on 5/24/22. We advise you to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip back to Düsseldorf from Basel closer to your date of departure here.

How do I get from Düsseldorf to Basel?

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

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

The cheapest way to travel to Basel from Düsseldorf is by taking a bus with an average price of $33 (€30).

This is compared to other travel options to Basel:

A bus is generally $152 (€137) less than a flight for the same route. Taking a flight costs on average $186 (€167) from Düsseldorf to Basel.

A bus is $58 (€52) less than a train for this trip with tickets for a train from Düsseldorf to Basel costing on average $91 (€82).

What is the fastest way to travel to Basel from Düsseldorf?

The fastest way to get to Basel from Düsseldorf is by flight with an average travel time of 3 h 35 min.

Other travel options to Basel can usually take longer:

In comparison, getting to Basel by bus can take on average 9 h 5 min.

In comparison, getting to Basel by train can take on average 4 h 2 min.

What is the distance between Düsseldorf and Basel?

The Düsseldorf to Basel distance is around 255 miles (411 km).

How many services a day are there to Basel from Düsseldorf?

The average frequency per day from Düsseldorf to Basel is:

  • 9 trains per day.

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

What are the departure and arrival points in Düsseldorf and in Basel?

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

  • Most travelers take a bus from Düsseldorf, Hbf, Worringer Straße to Basel, Bahnhof.
  • Most travelers board their plane from Dusseldorf Airport and arrive in EuroAirport Basel Mulhouse Freiburg.
  • Most travelers catch their train from Düsseldorf Hbf and arrive in Basel SBB.

Who can get me from Düsseldorf to Basel?

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

  • Travel with Flixbus to go to Basel by bus. For a good deal on tickets, you can find Flixbus Düsseldorf to Basel tickets on Omio for $33 (€30).
  • Travel with KLM to go to Basel by plane. For a good deal on tickets, you can find KLM Düsseldorf to Basel tickets on Omio for $186 (€167).
  • Deutsche Bahn can get you to Basel by train. You can find a good deal for train tickets with Deutsche Bahn from Düsseldorf to Basel for $91 (€82) on Omio.

Where else should I travel to after my journey between Düsseldorf and Basel ends?

Your trip from Düsseldorf to Basel doesn't have to end in Basel. Many of our customers like to extend their vacation to explore other popular destinations like Zurich, Paris or Milan. If you’d like to add Zurich, Paris or Milan to your Düsseldorf to Basel tour, check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel to any of these top destinations from Basel today!

How far in advance should I buy my Düsseldorf to Basel one way ticket online to get the best deals?

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

  • A bus ticket for this route is costing $33 (€30) one way on average.
  • A plane ticket for this trip costs on average $186 (€167) one way.
  • A train ticket for this journey costs on average $91 (€82) one way.

But we recommend booking Düsseldorf 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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