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 Dortmund will cost around £ 105 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only £ 48.
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4 h 56 m
6 h 6 m
Trains per day
Of the 36 trains that leave Basel for Dortmund every day 1 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.
These direct trains cover the 440 km distance in an average of 6 h 6 m but if you time it right, some trains will get you there in just 4 h 56 m .
The slowest trains will take 12 h 9 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||273 miles (440 km)|
|Average train duration||5 h 53 min|
|Average train ticket price||£33 (€37)|
|Train frequency||10 a day|
|Direct train||Yes, there are 10 direct trains a day|
|Train providers||Deutsche Bahn|
Trains from Basel to Dortmund cover the 273 miles (440 km) long route taking on average 5 h 53 min with our travel partners like Deutsche Bahn. Normally, there are 10 trains operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this route for as low as £17, but the average price of train tickets is £33. Travellers depart most frequently from Basel SBB and arrive in Dortmund Hbf.
You can travel by train between Basel and Dortmund with Deutsche Bahn for as low as £17. When you search for timetables and tickets, Omio will show you the best trip.
Deutsche Bahn (DB) trains take you from Basel to Dortmund in comfort. Find the DB train timetable for your trip between Basel and Dortmund on Omio and book cheap DB tickets online. The distance between Basel and Dortmund is 273 miles (440 km) by DB and prices for a Deutsche Bahn ticket between Basel and Dortmund start at £17.
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 Dortmund, 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 22/10/2021. This can change before your date of travel so please review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train between Basel and Dortmund before travelling.
The restriction level for your return train to Basel, Switzerland from Dortmund 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 15/10/2021. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train to Basel from Dortmund closer to your date of departure here.
When taking a train from Basel, you have a couple of train stations you can depart from including Basel SBB, Basel Bad Bhf and Basel, Birmannsgasse. When you arrive in Dortmund, your train can arrive in train stations including Dortmund Hbf, Dortmund-Germania and Dortmund-Hörde.
Omio customers travelling this route book their trains from Basel SBB to Dortmund Hbf.
The most popular departure train station with passengers for this trip, called Basel SBB, is located 1 mile (s) / 1 km from the city centre of Basel.
The most popular arrival train station, Dortmund Hbf, is located 0 mile (s) / 0 km away from the city centre of Dortmund.
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