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from Munich to Basel

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

Our recommendation

To get from Munich to Basel on Sep 25 we recommend taking a flight because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

05:35PMMunich Airport0h55 06:30PMEuroAirport Basel Mulhouse Freiburg
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$3071One-way
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05:35PMMunich Airport0h55 06:30PMEuroAirport Basel Mulhouse Freiburg
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11:10AMMunich Airport0h55 12:05PMEuroAirport Basel Mulhouse Freiburg
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07:00AMMunich Airport3h40 10:40AMEuroAirport Basel Mulhouse Freiburg
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$3741One-way
02:00PMMunich Airport3h30 05:30PMEuroAirport Basel Mulhouse Freiburg
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Fri
Sep 24
$70Deutsche Bahn
$45Flixbus
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Sat
Sep 25
$52Deutsche Bahn
$38Flixbus
$273Lufthansa Cityline
Sun
Sep 26
$33Deutsche Bahn with connection
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$212Lufthansa Cityline
Mon
Sep 27
$24Deutsche Bahn
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$260Lufthansa
Tue
Sep 28
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$35Flixbus
$273Lufthansa Cityline
Wed
Sep 29
$24Deutsche Bahn
$36Flixbus
$168Lufthansa Cityline
Thu
Sep 30
$24Deutsche Bahn
$21Flixbus
$273Lufthansa Cityline
Fri
Oct 1
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$212Lufthansa Cityline
Sat
Oct 2
$24Deutsche Bahn
$26Flixbus
$133Lufthansa Cityline
Sun
Oct 3
$40Deutsche Bahn
$34Flixbus
$133Lufthansa Cityline
Mon
Oct 4
$33Deutsche Bahn
$26Flixbus
$168Lufthansa Cityline
Tue
Oct 5
$24Deutsche Bahn
$25Flixbus
$260Lufthansa
Wed
Oct 6
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$29Flixbus
$168Lufthansa Cityline
Thu
Oct 7
$24Deutsche Bahn
$29Flixbus
$168Lufthansa Cityline
Fri
Oct 8
$24Deutsche Bahn
$26Flixbus
$168Lufthansa Cityline
Sat
Oct 9
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$105Lufthansa Cityline
Sun
Oct 10
$24Deutsche Bahn
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$133Lufthansa Cityline
Mon
Oct 11
$33Deutsche Bahn
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$325Lufthansa Cityline
Wed
Oct 13
$24Deutsche Bahn
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Thu
Oct 14
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$30Flixbus
$168Lufthansa Cityline

Travel Information between Munich and Basel

distanceDistance189 miles (305 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, flight or train
priceTicket price range$35 - $235
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $35 (€28) • 7 h 10 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $235 (€188) • 55 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus, Lufthansa Cityline or Deutsche Bahn

Travel 189 miles (305 km) by bus, flight or train between Munich and Basel. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 55 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a bus is the best option with prices starting as low as $35 (€28). The most popular travel companies which serve this journey are Flixbus, Lufthansa Cityline or Deutsche Bahn among others. Travelers can even take a direct from Munich to Basel.

How to get from Munich to Basel

The Best Way According to our Users

Whether it is for business or leisure, in order to travel from Munich to Basel, 62,92% 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 Munich 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 Munich, Germany?

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

Can travelers from Germany enter Switzerland?

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

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

Conditions of entry into Switzerland:

  • 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

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

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

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

This information was last checked on 9/23/21. 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 from Munich to Basel.

Do I need to self-quarantine when I arrive back to Germany from Basel, Switzerland?

Return travel to Munich, 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 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 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 Munich, Germany was last verified on 9/23/21. 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 Munich from Basel.

How do I reach Basel from Munich?

There are 3 ways that you can travel between Munich and Basel. You can take a bus, flight or train.

What is the cheapest way to go from Munich to Basel?

The cheapest way to get from Munich to Basel is by taking a bus. You can find average ticket prices around $35 (€28) compared to other travel options to Basel:

Taking a bus is usually $200 (€160) less than taking a flight to Basel, which costs on average $235 (€188) for the same trip.

A bus is generally $5 (€4) less than a train for the same route. Taking a train costs on average $40 (€32) from Munich to Basel.

What is the quickest way from Munich to Basel?

The quickest way to travel to Basel from Munich is by flight, which takes on average 55 min   compared to other travel options that may take you longer to get to your destination:

In comparison, getting to Basel by bus can take on average 7 h 10 min.

In comparison, taking a train requires on average 5 h   of travel time.

What is the distance from Munich to Basel?

The distance from Munich to Basel is approximately 189 miles (305 km).

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

The average frequency per day from Munich to Basel is:

  • 6 trains a day.

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

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

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

  • Buses mostly leave from München, ZOB and tend to arrive in Basel.
  • Flights mostly leave from Munich Airport and tend to arrive in EuroAirport Basel Mulhouse Freiburg.
  • Trains mostly depart from München Hbf and arrive in Basel Bahnhof SBB.
Which travel operators can get me to Basel from Munich?

If finding a good deal is your main consideration for your trip from Munich 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 Munich to Basel tickets on Omio for $35 (€28).
  • Lufthansa Cityline can take you to Basel by plane. If searching for a good deal on flights, you can find tickets for Lufthansa Cityline from Munich to Basel for $235 (€188).
  • Travel with Deutsche Bahn to go to Basel by train. For a good deal on tickets, you can find Deutsche Bahn Munich to Basel tickets on Omio for $40 (€32).
What is another destination I should add to my tour from Munich to Basel?
Your trip from Munich 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 Munich 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 book tickets between Munich and Basel online to get the best deals?

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

  • A bus ticket is costing on average $35 (€28) one way for this journey.
  • A plane ticket costs $235 (€188) one way on average for this route.
  • A train ticket is costing on average $40 (€32) one way for this trip.

But we recommend booking Munich to Basel tickets online a few months before your planned travel date to score the best deals and save money on your trip.

Stations

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Munich
Basel
München ZOB Hackerbrücke
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München Hbf
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Refreshments
WC

Frequently Asked Questions

Where is the train station and what is the best way to get there?
This station is within walking distance of the city centre and is connected to other parts of the city by public transport.<br>Metro lines U1, U2, U4, U5, U7, U8<br>Bus lines 58<br>Tram lines 16, 17, 20, 21, 22
How long does it take to get from the train station to the city centre?
This station is a 5-10 minute walk from the city centre.
München Ost
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