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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 Jan 28 we recommend taking a flight because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

04:05PMMunich Airport3h00 07:05PMEuroAirport Basel Mulhouse Freiburg
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$3621One-way
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04:05PMMunich Airport3h00 07:05PMEuroAirport Basel Mulhouse Freiburg
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07:00AMMunich Airport3h10 10:10AMEuroAirport Basel Mulhouse Freiburg
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10:00AMMunich Airport3h30 01:30PMEuroAirport Basel Mulhouse Freiburg
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09:00AMMunich Airport4h30 01:30PMEuroAirport Basel Mulhouse Freiburg
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Fri
Jan 28
$38Deutsche Bahn with connection
$39Flixbus
$322Lufthansa
Sat
Jan 29
$35Deutsche Bahn
$25Flixbus
$257Lufthansa
Sun
Jan 30
$35Deutsche Bahn
$31Flixbus
$253Lufthansa
Mon
Jan 31
$35Deutsche Bahn
$27Flixbus
$257Lufthansa
Tue
Feb 1
$35Deutsche Bahn
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$257Lufthansa
Wed
Feb 2
$31Deutsche Bahn with connection
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$257Lufthansa
Fri
Feb 4
$35Deutsche Bahn
$27Flixbus
$207Lufthansa
Sun
Feb 6
$31Deutsche Bahn with connection
$25Flixbus
$169Lufthansa
Mon
Feb 7
$35Deutsche Bahn
$27Flixbus
$257Lufthansa
Tue
Feb 8
$31Deutsche Bahn with connection
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$139Lufthansa Cityline
Wed
Feb 9
$35Deutsche Bahn
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$169Lufthansa
Thu
Feb 10
$35Deutsche Bahn
$31Flixbus
$257Lufthansa
Fri
Feb 11
$35Deutsche Bahn
$27Flixbus
$169Lufthansa
Sat
Feb 12
$31Deutsche Bahn with connection
$26Flixbus
$257Lufthansa
Mon
Feb 14
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$26Flixbus
$111Lufthansa Cityline
Tue
Feb 15
$31Deutsche Bahn with connection
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$257Lufthansa
Wed
Feb 16
$35Deutsche Bahn
$28Flixbus
$257Lufthansa Cityline

Travel Information from Munich to Basel

distanceDistance189 miles (305 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, flight or train
priceTicket price range$30 - $112
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $30 (€25) • 6 h 50 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $112 (€92) • 1 h
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus, Lufthansa Cityline or Deutsche Bahn

Travel 189 miles (305 km) by bus, flight or train to Basel from 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 $30 (€25). The most popular travel companies which serve this journey are Flixbus, Lufthansa Cityline or Deutsche Bahn among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus, flight or train 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 are the international travel restrictions for Switzerland due to COVID-19 if I’m traveling to Basel from Munich?

Travel from Munich, Germany to Basel, Switzerland is: Partially open.

Is international entry into Basel from Munich restricted?

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

Do I need to self-quarantine upon arrival to Basel, Switzerland from Munich?

  • 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 are the COVID-19 safety measures to follow in Basel, Switzerland?

The government of Switzerland has imposed the following measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

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

The above information was last verified on 1/20/22. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip to Basel from Munich closer to your planned date of departure here.

Are there COVID-19 restrictions on returning to Munich, Germany from Basel, Switzerland?

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

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

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

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

  • 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

Which rules do I need to follow in Munich, Germany regarding COVID-19?

All travelers returning to Germany 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 1/26/22. 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 Munich from Basel here.

How do I reach Basel from Munich?

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

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

The cheapest way to get from Munich to Basel is by taking a bus. You can find average ticket prices around $30 (€25) compared to other travel options to Basel:

Taking a bus is about $82 (€67) less than taking a flight, which costs on average $112 (€92) for this route.

A bus is $1 (€1) less than a train for this route with tickets for a train from Munich to Basel costing on average $31 (€26).

What is the quickest way to get from Munich to Basel?

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

Other travel options to Basel can usually take longer:

In comparison, taking a bus requires on average 6 h 50 min   of travel time.

In comparison, getting to Basel by train can take on average 5 h 6 min.

How far is Basel from Munich?

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

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 I depart from Munich? Where do I arrive in Basel?

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

  • Buses most often depart from Munich at München, ZOB and arrive in Basel at Basel.
  • Flights mostly depart from Munich Airport and arrive in EuroAirport Basel Mulhouse Freiburg.
  • Trains mostly leave from München Hbf and tend to arrive in Basel SBB.

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

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

  • You can travel between Munich and Basel by bus with Flixbus. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for $30 (€25) with Flixbus from Munich to Basel.
  • You can take a flight from Munich to Basel with Lufthansa Cityline. Cheap tickets can be found for $112 (€92) with Lufthansa Cityline from Munich to Basel.
  • You can travel by train from Munich to Basel with Deutsche Bahn, and you can find Deutsche Bahn Munich to Basel tickets for $31 (€26) on Omio.

Is it possible to travel directly between Munich and Basel?

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

  • You can travel directly by train with Deutsche Bahn with 6 direct trains per day.

Direct services tend to save you time and add more convenience in getting you to Basel as you won't need to transfer at another stop in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking your tickets between Munich and Basel.

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

Many of our customers who book a trip from Munich to Basel often extend their vacation and travel to other popular destinations like Zurich, Paris or Milan. If you’re thinking of adding another destination to your Munich and Basel itinerary, let Omio find you the best connections between Basel and any of these top destinations today!

How early should I purchase Munich to Basel tickets online to score the best deals?

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

  • Bus tickets cost $30 (€25) one way on average.
  • Plane tickets cost on average $112 (€92) one way.
  • Train tickets are costing on average $31 (€26) one way.

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