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Deutsche Bahn trains from Basel to Dresden

Deutsche Bahn trains will get you from Basel to Dresden from £27. With over 1000 travel companies on Omio, you can find the best train times and tickets for your trip.

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Deutsche Bahn (DB) trains take you from Basel to Dresden in comfort. Find the DB train timetable for your trip from Basel to Dresden on Omio and book cheap DB tickets online. The distance from Basel to Dresden is 366 miles (591 km) by DB and prices for a Deutsche Bahn ticket from Basel to Dresden start at £27.

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

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

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Trains from Basel to Dresden
Travel by train to Dresden 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 Dresden.
FAQs
Are there any COVID-19 restrictions for international travel by train between Basel and Dresden?

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

Is international entry into Dresden from Basel restricted?

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

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

Entry Requirements:

  • 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

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

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

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

The above information was last checked on 30/11/2021. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train between Basel and Dresden closer to your date of departure here.

What COVID restrictions are there for my return journey by train to Basel, Switzerland from Dresden, Germany?

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

Is my return train into Basel from Dresden 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 Dresden?

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 29/11/2021. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train to Basel from Dresden closer to your date of departure here.

What is the cost of cheap trains between Basel and Dresden?
If you’re looking to save money on tickets, you can find a cheap train between Basel and Dresden for as little as £27  in the next 7 days.
What is the cost of a train ticket from Basel to Dresden on average?
If you’re looking to book your train tickets in the next week, you can expect the Basel to Dresden train price to come in at an average of £146  one way.
What is the distance by train from Basel to Dresden?
The Basel to Dresden train distance is approximately 366 miles (591 km).
How long is the train journey to Dresden from Basel?
While the time it takes to travel 366 miles (591 km) from Basel to Dresden can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and bank holidays, the train duration from Basel to Dresden is on average 11 h 47 min.
When travelling by train from Basel to Dresden, which train station in Basel do I depart from and which train station in Dresden do I arrive in?

When departing from Basel, you have various train station options to start your route from including Basel SBB, Basel Bad Bhf and Basel, Birmannsgasse. When arriving in Dresden, you can end your trip in train stations like Dresden Hauptbahnhof and Dresden-Neustadt.

Omio customers book a train from Basel SBB   to Dresden Hauptbahnhof   most frequently for this route.

Where is the train station in Basel to go to Dresden? Where is the train station in Dresden located?

You can find the most popular departure train station for this trip, Basel SBB, located approximately 1 mile (s) / 1 km from the city centre of Basel. The most popular arrival train station in Dresden, called Dresden Hauptbahnhof, is located around 1 mile (s) / 1 km away from its city centre.

Which train providers should I travel with from Basel to Dresden?
For the journey from Basel to Dresden you can take a train with Deutsche Bahn. Be sure to check out all possible train providers that offer services to Dresden from Basel on Omio to compare what amenities they may have.
How many trains are there from Basel to Dresden a day?
The average number of trains departing Basel for Dresden is 6 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.
What are the first and last departure train times from Basel to Dresden?
The earliest train for this journey departs from Basel at 16: 13. The last train leaves from Basel at 22: 13. Check Omio for the latest train timetable from Basel to Dresden and book the best time to depart on your chosen travel date.
How early should I buy Basel to Dresden train tickets to get the best deals?
You can find a train from Basel to Dresden to cost on average £146 one way if you book within the next 7 days. But we recommend buying train tickets in advance to score the best deals and save money on your route. You’ll see tickets for the Basel to Dresden train generally on sale a few months before the planned travel date.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Basel
Dresden
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 Dresden.