The best way to find a cheap fare is to book your ticket as far in advance as you can and to avoid traveling at rush hour.
The average ticket from Basel to Berlin will cost around £ 92 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only £ 55.
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7 h 3 m
8 h 5 m
Trains per day
Of the 22 trains that leave Basel for Berlin every day 6 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.
These direct trains cover the 691 km distance in an average of 8 h 5 m but if you time it right, some trains will get you there in just 7 h 3 m .
The slowest trains will take 12 h 32 m and usually involve a change or two along the way, but you might be able to save a few pennies if you’re on a budget.
|Distance||428 miles (691 km)|
|Average train duration||7 h 35 min|
|Average train ticket price||£40 (€45)|
|Train frequency||5 a day|
|Direct train||Yes, there are 5 direct trains a day|
|Train companies||Deutsche Bahn, ÖBB | Nightjet or Deutsche Bahn with connection|
Trains from Basel to Berlin cover the 428 miles (691 km) long trip taking on average 7 h 35 min with our travel partners like Deutsche Bahn, ÖBB | Nightjet or Deutsche Bahn with connection. Normally, there are 5 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this journey costs around £40, you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as £26. Travellers depart most frequently from Basel SBB and arrive in Berlin Hbf.
For as little as £26 you can travel by train between Basel and Berlin with Deutsche Bahn. Omio will show you the best deals, timetables and tickets available for this route.
Deutsche Bahn (DB) trains take you between Basel and Berlin in comfort. Find the DB train timetable for your journey from Basel to Berlin on Omio and book cheap DB tickets online. The distance from Basel to Berlin is 428 miles (691 km) by DB and prices for a Deutsche Bahn ticket from Basel to Berlin start at £26.
Deutsche Bahn is Germany’s main operator of train services and makes on average about 40, 000 domestic and international train journeys every day. DB is well-known for its wide range of ticket types, savings offers such as the Super Saver fares and discount cards like the Bahncard 25, 50 and 100, which you can also use at Omio.
Travel on different types of DB trains, including the ICE (Intercity Express), IC (Intercity), EC (Eurocity), IRE (Interregio-Express), RE (Regional Express) and RB (Regionalbahn), on its routes, which differ in terms of comfort and the time needed to travel. For example, while WCs are standard, services like onboard restaurants or free WiFi are only available on certain trains.
Operator ticket policies for COVID
Travel between Basel, Switzerland and Berlin, Germany by train is: Partially open.
International entry status: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Switzerland
Conditions of entry:
When travelling in Germany, you must follow these COVID-19 safety rules:
The information above was last checked on 26/10/2021. This can change before your date of travel so please review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train between Basel and Berlin before travelling.
The restriction level for your return train to Basel, Switzerland from Berlin is: Partially open.
International entry is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Germany
Conditions of reentry:
The government of Switzerland has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:
Last checked on 23/10/2021. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train to Basel from Berlin closer to your date of departure here.
Some of the Basel train stations to Berlin you can start your journey from include Basel SBB, Basel Bad Bhf and Basel, Birmannsgasse. Similarly, some of the arrival train stations in Berlin include Berlin Hbf, Berlin Spandau and Berlin Südkreuz.
When travelling this route, Omio customers are departing most frequently from Basel SBB and arriving in Berlin Hbf.
Passengers board their train most frequently from Basel SBB and travel around 1 mile (s) / 1 km from the city centre to this train station.
Passengers travelling this route most often arrive at Berlin Hbf and need to travel approximately 1 mile (s) / 2 km from the train station to the city centre in Berlin.
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