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Train Information to Magdeburg from Basel

distanceDistance363 miles (585 km)
changesDirect trainYes
carriersTrain companiesDeutsche Bahn

Trains from Basel to Magdeburg cover the 363 miles (585 km) long route with our travel partners like Deutsche Bahn. There are direct train services available. Travellers depart most frequently from Basel SBB and arrive in Magdeburg Hbf.

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Travel with Deutsche Bahn from Basel to Magdeburg

Find the best trip between Basel and Magdeburg with Omio's train partners Deutsche Bahn! You'll find the best deals, timetables and tickets when comparing and booking the most affordable trip for you.

Deutsche Bahn

Official Deutsche Bahn tickets between Basel and Magdeburg are available on Omio! Germany's largest railway operator offers high-quality services between Basel and Magdeburg to cover the 363 miles (585 km) route, and Omio shows you the best deals for DB trains from Basel to Magdeburg on offer. Simply choose the best times and tickets (including Super Saver, Saver and Flexible fares) available for you to make the journey from Basel to Magdeburg with DB. You can also find Deutsche Bahn’s discount cards, such as the Bahncard 25, 50 and 100, and use these to purchase DB tickets on Omio.

Deutsche Bahn offers a wide range of train types with different levels of comfort, amenities on offer and time needed to travel. You'll be sure to find the perfect train type to suit your needs, such as: InterCity Express (ICE) for high-speed trains, Intercity (IC) and Eurocity (EC) for express domestic and international trains, and more local Regional Express (RE) and Regional (RB) trains.

When purchasing your Deutsche Bahn train tickets between Basel and Magdeburg, keep the following coronavirus related policies and recommendations in mind outlined by our travel partner:

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

Travel Tips

Trains from Basel to Magdeburg
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FAQs
Is cross-border travel by train between Basel, Switzerland and Magdeburg, Germany allowed?

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

Can I enter Germany from Switzerland?

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

Do I need to 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 Magdeburg, Germany?

All travellers in Germany must observe these coronavirus safety measures:

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

The information above was last checked on 25/10/2021. Remember to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your train to Magdeburg from Basel as this information can change.

What are the COVID-19 restrictions for my return trip to Switzerland from Magdeburg, Germany?

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

Is my return train into Basel from Magdeburg 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 Magdeburg?

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 Magdeburg closer to your date of departure here.

What is the distance by train from Basel to Magdeburg?
When travelling this route you should expect the distance between Basel and Magdeburg via train to be approximately 363 miles (585 km).
Which train station from Basel to Magdeburg do I depart from? Which Magdeburg train station from Basel do I arrive in?

When taking the train between Basel and Magdeburg, you can choose to depart from train stations like Basel SBB, Basel Bad Bhf and Basel, Birmannsgasse. Your trip can end in train stations such as Magdeburg Hbf, Magdeburg-Neustadt and Magdeburg-Buckau.

Omio customers who travel this route most frequently depart from Basel SBB   and arrive in Magdeburg Hbf.

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

Passengers booking this route most frequently board their trains from Basel SBB and need to travel around 1 mile (s) / 1 km from the city centre to get to this train station.

Passengers arriving in Magdeburg most often arrive at Magdeburg Hbf and need to travel around 0 mile (s) / 0 km from this train station to the city centre.

Which train providers can take me to Magdeburg from Basel?
Take the Basel to Magdeburg train with Deutsche Bahn. However, it's always good to check out all possible train companies for the journey between Basel and Magdeburg as there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
When is the earliest train from Basel to Magdeburg? When is the last train from Basel to Magdeburg?
You can take the first train from Basel to Magdeburg at 06: 13   or take the last train from Basel to Magdeburg leaving at 10: 13. Look for the latest Basel Magdeburg train schedule on Omio and book the best time to take the train for this trip.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Basel
Magdeburg
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 Magdeburg.

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