The cheapest trains from Basel to Berlin

Showing times and prices for 28 Oct

Cheapest

£55

Average

£92

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.

Cheapest
23:13Basel SBB10h41 09:54Berlin Hbf
1 changes
£551One-way
2nd Cheapest
21:13Basel SBB10h27 07:40Berlin Hbf
1 changes
£631One-way
2nd Cheapest
23:13Basel SBB10h14 09:27Berlin Hbf
2 changes
£631One-way
16:13Basel SBB7h10 23:23Berlin Hbf
0 changes
£901One-way
15:38Basel SBB7h18 22:56Berlin Hbf
1 changes
£901One-way

Timetable Basel to Berlin

Showing trains for tomorrow, Thu, 28 Oct
05:37Basel SBB7h19 12:56Berlin Hbf
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06:06Basel SBB7h21 13:27Berlin Hbf
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07:06Basel SBB7h08 14:14Berlin Hbf
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07:11Basel SBB7h18 14:29Berlin Hbf
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08:13Basel SBB7h14 15:27Berlin Hbf
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09:06Basel SBB7h08 16:14Berlin Hbf
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10:13Basel SBB7h14 17:27Berlin Hbf
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11:06Basel SBB7h04 18:10Berlin Hbf
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11:13Basel SBB7h18 18:31Berlin Hbf
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12:13Basel SBB7h14 19:27Berlin Hbf
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13:06Basel SBB7h08 20:14Berlin Hbf
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14:13Basel SBB7h14 21:27Berlin Hbf
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15:06Basel SBB7h17 22:23Berlin Hbf
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15:13Basel SBB7h17 22:30Berlin Hbf
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15:38Basel SBB7h18 22:56Berlin Hbf
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16:13Basel SBB7h10 23:23Berlin Hbf
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17:07Basel SBB7h03 00:10Berlin Hbf
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18:13Basel SBB11h23 05:36Berlin Hbf
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21:13Basel SBB10h27 07:40Berlin Hbf
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23:13Basel SBB10h14 09:27Berlin Hbf
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23:13Basel SBB10h41 09:54Berlin Hbf
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23:42Basel SBB12h32 12:14Berlin Hbf
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Wed
27 Oct
£55Deutsche Bahn
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£90easyJet
Thu
28 Oct
£55Deutsche Bahn
£70Flixbus
£85easyJet
Fri
29 Oct
£62Deutsche Bahn
£77Flixbus
£94easyJet
Sat
30 Oct
£26Deutsche Bahn
£50Flixbus
£86easyJet
Sun
31 Oct
Find prices
£40Flixbus
£93easyJet
Tue
2 Nov
£26Deutsche Bahn
£33Flixbus
£110easyJet
Thu
4 Nov
£35Deutsche Bahn
£52Flixbus
£66easyJet
Fri
5 Nov
£35Deutsche Bahn
£41Flixbus
£53easyJet
Sat
6 Nov
£35Deutsche Bahn
£36Flixbus
£62easyJet
Sun
7 Nov
£35Deutsche Bahn
£31Flixbus
£29easyJet

The fastest trains from Basel to Berlin

Showing times and prices for 28 Oct

Fastest Journey

7 h 3 m

Average

8 h 5 m

Trains per day

22

Distance

691 km

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.

Fastest
17:07Basel SBB7h03 00:10Berlin Hbf
1 changes
£901One-way
2nd Fastest
11:06Basel SBB7h04 18:10Berlin Hbf
1 changes
£991One-way
07:06Basel SBB7h08 14:14Berlin Hbf
1 changes
£991One-way
09:06Basel SBB7h08 16:14Berlin Hbf
1 changes
£991One-way
13:06Basel SBB7h08 20:14Berlin Hbf
1 changes
£991One-way

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Train Information to Berlin from Basel

distanceDistance428 miles (691 km)
durationAverage train duration7 h 35 min
priceAverage train ticket price£40 (€45)
frequencyTrain frequency5 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 5 direct trains a day
carriersTrain companiesDeutsche 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.

Train companies

Train from Basel to Berlin with Deutsche Bahn

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

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

  • Normal conditions apply
  • Cashless payments recommended
  • Online booking and check-in recommended

Travel Tips

Trains from Basel to Berlin
Travel by train to Berlin easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from Basel to Berlin.
FAQs
Is travel by train currently allowed from Basel, Switzerland to Berlin, Germany?

Travel between Basel, Switzerland and Berlin, Germany by train is: Partially open.

What is the status of international entry into Germany from Switzerland?

International entry status: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Switzerland

Do I need to self-quarantine on arrival in Germany from Basel?

Conditions of entry:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Pre-arrival health declaration
  • The exact quarantine requirements depend on the regulations in each federal state
  • Digital entry registration is required prior to arrival

What are the safety rules to follow in Berlin, Germany?

When travelling in Germany, you must follow these COVID-19 safety rules:

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

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.

What is the restriction level for the return leg of a round trip journey from Berlin, Germany to Basel, Switzerland?

The restriction level for your return train to Basel, Switzerland from Berlin is: Partially open.

Is my return train into Basel from Berlin restricted?

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

Do I need to quarantine on arrival in Switzerland from Berlin?

Conditions of reentry:

  • 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 are the safety rules to follow in Basel, Switzerland?

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

  • Social distancing required: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face mask required: Mandatory

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.

How much do cheap train tickets to Berlin from Basel cost?
Looking to save money on your route? Omio customers have found the cheapest train to Berlin from Basel for the next 7 days starting from £26  one way.
What is the average cost of a train from Basel to Berlin?
The Basel to Berlin train ticket price is on average £40  if you are looking to purchase your tickets for this route in the next week.
How far is it from Basel to Berlin by train?
The distance between Basel and Berlin by train is approximately 428 miles (691 km).
How long is the train to Berlin from Basel?
On average the train from Basel to Berlin duration is 7 h 35 min  for the 428 miles (691 km) long journey, but the travel time can vary if you depart on weekends and holidays.
What is the departure train station in Basel and arrival train station in Berlin?

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.

Where is the Basel train station located? Where is the Berlin train station located?

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.

What train companies offer a service between Basel and Berlin?
Take the Basel to Berlin train with Deutsche Bahn, ÖBB | Nightjet or Deutsche Bahn with connection. However, it's always good to check out all possible train providers for the journey between Basel and Berlin as there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
Are there any Basel to Berlin direct train services?
Yes, there are 5 direct trains a day from Basel to Berlin. If you’re looking for a direct train from Basel to Berlin, consider travelling with Deutsche Bahn. Non-stop train services tend to offer more convenience and save you time getting you to your destination, so it's worth paying attention to this when booking your train tickets.
How many trains are there to Berlin from Basel a day?
On average, there are 5 trains a day from Basel to Berlin. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.
When is the earliest train from Basel to Berlin? When is the last train from Basel to Berlin?
The first Basel to Berlin train departs at 05: 06   and the last train from Basel to Berlin leaves at 21: 13. Check out the most up-to-date Basel to Berlin train schedule on Omio and find the best time to travel to your destination.
When should I purchase Basel Berlin train tickets to score the best deals?
If you book Basel to Berlin train tickets within the next 7 days, you can find one way tickets to cost on average £40. However, booking in advance gives you access to the best prices for trains between Basel and Berlin. Look out for train tickets for this route to go on sale a few months before your planned departure date to find the best deals.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Basel
Berlin
Basel SBB is the most popular Basel railway station for Omio travellers, but it's not the only one. Read all the information you need to know about the main train stations in Basel for your journey to Berlin.