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Travel Information between Siegen and Basel

distanceDistance229 miles (370 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, flight or train
priceTicket price range$40 - $100
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $40 (€33) • 8 h 55 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $100 (€84) • 50 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus, Lufthansa Cityline or Deutsche Bahn with connection

Take a bus, flight or train to travel 229 miles (370 km) between Siegen and Basel. The most popular travel companies which serve this route are Flixbus, Lufthansa Cityline or Deutsche Bahn with connection among others. Travelers can even take a direct from Siegen to Basel.

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FAQs
What are the international travel restrictions for Switzerland due to COVID-19 if I’m traveling between Siegen and Basel?

International travel from Siegen, 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 Siegen?

Conditions of entry:

  • 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

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 11/29/21; 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 Siegen and Basel.

Are there restrictions on reentering Germany from Basel, Switzerland due to the coronavirus pandemic?

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

Am I allowed to reenter Siegen, 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 Siegen from Basel?

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • 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 Siegen, 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 12/1/21. 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 Siegen from Basel here.

What are the ways to get from Siegen to Basel?

There are 3 travel options from Siegen to Basel: bus, flight or train.

What is the cheapest way to get from Siegen to Basel?

The cheapest way to get from Siegen to Basel is by taking a bus. You can find average ticket prices around $40 (€33) compared to other travel options to Basel:

Taking a bus is usually $61 (€50) less than taking a flight to Basel, which costs on average $100 (€84) for the same trip.

Taking a bus is about $2 (€2) less than taking a train, which costs on average $42 (€35) for this trip.

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

The fastest way to get to Basel from Siegen is by flight with an average travel time of 50 min.

Other travel options to Basel can usually take longer:

In comparison, getting to Basel by bus can take on average 8 h 55 min.

In comparison, taking a train requires on average 5 h 53 min   of travel time.

What is the distance between Siegen and Basel?

The distance is approximately 229 miles (370 km) from Siegen to Basel.

How many services a day are there between Siegen and Basel?

The average frequency per day from Siegen to Basel is:

  • Around 2 trains per day.

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

When traveling from Siegen to Basel, where do I depart from Siegen and where do I arrive in Basel?

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

  • Most travelers board their bus from Siegen, Koblenzer Straße (Siegerlandhalle) and arrive in Basel.
  • Most travelers take a train from Siegen Hauptbahnhof to Basel SBB.
Which travel companies can help me find a way to get from Siegen to Basel?

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

  • You can travel by bus between Siegen and Basel with Flixbus, and you can find Flixbus Siegen to Basel tickets for $40 (€33) on Omio.
  • You can travel to Basel from Siegen by flight with Lufthansa Cityline. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for $100 (€84) with Lufthansa Cityline from Siegen to Basel.
  • You can go to Basel from Siegen by train with Deutsche Bahn with connection. You'll see cheap train tickets for $42 (€35) with Deutsche Bahn with connection from Siegen to Basel on Omio.
What other popular destinations should I add to my itinerary for my trip from Siegen to Basel?
Looking to extend your trip from Siegen to Basel? Many Omio customers who go from Siegen 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.
How far in advance should I book tickets to Basel from Siegen online to get the best deals?

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

  • Bus tickets cost $40 (€33) one way on average.
  • Plane tickets are costing $100 (€84) one way on average.
  • Train tickets cost $42 (€35) one way on average.

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

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