How to travel from Trier to Basel

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Travel Information to Basel from Trier

distanceDistance157 miles (253 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, flight or train
priceTicket price range$5 - $40
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $5 (€4) • 9 h 40 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • $25 (€22) • 5 h 14 min
carriersPopular travel companiesDeutsche Bahn

Take a bus, flight or train to travel 157 miles (253 km) to Basel from Trier. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 5 h 14 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a bus is the best option with prices starting as low as $5 (€4). The most popular travel companies which serve this journey are Deutsche Bahn among others. Travelers can even take a direct from Trier to Basel.

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International travel from Trier, Germany to Basel, Switzerland is: Unrestricted.

Can I enter Switzerland if coming from Germany?

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

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

Conditions of entry:

  • There are no current restrictions

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 3/22/23; 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 Trier and Basel.

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

Am I allowed to reenter Trier, 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 Trier from Basel?

  • There are no current restrictions

Which rules do I need to follow in Trier, 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: metre (s) ( feet)
  • Face masks: Mandatory

The information above was last checked on 3/22/23. 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 Trier from Basel here.

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

The cheapest way to travel between Trier and Basel is by taking a bus with an average price of $5 (€4).

This is compared to other travel options to Basel:

Taking a bus is about $35 (€31) less than taking a flight, which costs on average $40 (€35) for this journey.

A bus is generally $20 (€18) less than a train for the same route. Taking a train costs on average $25 (€22) from Trier to Basel.

The fastest way to get to Basel from Trier is by train with an average travel time of 5 h 14 min.

Other travel options to Basel can usually take longer:

In comparison, going by bus can take 9 h 40 min   on average.

In comparison, getting to Basel by flight can take on average 0 h 0 min.

The distance is approximately 157 miles (253 km) from Trier to Basel.

The average frequency per day from Trier to Basel is:

  • 1 bus per day.
  • Around 1 train per day.

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

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

  • Most travelers board their bus from Trier, Hauptbahnhof and arrive in Basel, Bahnhof.
  • Most travelers catch their train from Trier Hbf and arrive in Basel SBB.

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

  • You can go to Basel from Trier by train with Deutsche Bahn. You'll see cheap train tickets for $25 (€22) with Deutsche Bahn from Trier to Basel on Omio.
Your trip from Trier to Basel doesn't have to end in Basel. Many of our customers like to extend their vacation to explore other popular destinations like Paris, Zurich or Milan. If you’d like to add Paris, Zurich or Milan to your Trier to Basel tour, check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel to any of these top destinations from Basel today!

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

  • Bus tickets are costing on average $5 (€4) one way.
  • Plane tickets are costing on average $40 (€35) one way.
  • Train tickets cost $25 (€22) one way on average.

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

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