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Travel Information to Basel from Nuremberg

distanceDistance206 miles (332 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, ferry, flight or train
priceTicket price range$23 - $169
cheapestCheapest modeTrain • $23 (€20) • 5 h 29 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $169 (€145) • 3 h 10 min
carriersPopular travel companiesLufthansa Cityline or Deutsche Bahn

Take a bus, ferry, flight or train to travel 206 miles (332 km) to Basel from Nuremberg. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 3 h 10 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a train is the best option with prices starting as low as $23 (€20). The most popular travel companies which serve this route are Lufthansa Cityline or Deutsche Bahn among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus or train from Nuremberg to Basel.

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Travel between Nuremberg, Germany and Basel, Switzerland is: Unrestricted.

Can travelers from Germany enter Switzerland?

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

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

Conditions of entry into Switzerland:

  • There are no current restrictions

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

This information was last checked on 1/24/23. 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 Nuremberg to Basel.

The current restriction level for returning to Nuremberg, Germany from Switzerland is: Unrestricted.

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

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

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

  • There are no current restrictions

Which rules do I need to follow in Nuremberg, 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 1/24/23. 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 Nuremberg from Basel here.

There are 4 ways to travel to Basel from Nuremberg including taking a bus, ferry, flight or train.

The cheapest way to get from Nuremberg to Basel is by taking a train. You can find average ticket prices around $23 (€20) compared to other travel options to Basel:

A train is generally $2 (€2) less than a bus for the same route. Taking a bus costs on average $26 (€22) from Nuremberg to Basel.

Taking a train is about $146 (€125) less than taking a flight, which costs on average $169 (€145) for this route.

The quickest way to travel to Basel from Nuremberg is by flight, which takes on average 3 h 10 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 6 h.

In comparison, traveling by train can take you on average 5 h 29 min.

The distance is approximately 206 miles (332 km) from Nuremberg to Basel.

The average frequency per day from Nuremberg to Basel is:

  • 1 bus a day.
  • 1 train per day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your route between Nuremberg and Basel as scheduled services by bus, ferry, flight or train can vary by season or day of the week.

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

  • Buses most often depart from Nuremberg at Nuremberg, Opernhaus and arrive in Basel at Basel, Bahnhof.
  • Flights from Nuremberg to Basel most often leave from Nuremberg Albrecht Dürer Airport and arrive in EuroAirport Basel Mulhouse Freiburg.
  • Trains most often depart from Nuremberg at Nürnberg Hbf and arrive in Basel at Basel SBB.

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

  • Lufthansa Cityline can get you to Basel by plane. You can find a good deal for plane tickets with Lufthansa Cityline from Nuremberg to Basel for $169 (€145) on Omio.
  • Travel with Deutsche Bahn to go to Basel by train. For a good deal on tickets, you can find Deutsche Bahn Nuremberg to Basel tickets on Omio for $23 (€20).

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

  • You can travel directly by bus with BlaBlaCar.
  • You'll find direct trains with.

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 from Nuremberg to Basel.

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

Before traveling from Nuremberg 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 $26 (€22) one way for this trip.
  • A plane ticket is costing on average $169 (€145) one way for this journey.
  • A train ticket is costing on average $23 (€20) one way for this trip.

But we recommend booking Nuremberg 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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