The cheapest trains from Berlin to Basel

Showing times and prices for 30 Nov

Cheapest

£44

Average

£73

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 Berlin to Basel will cost around £ 73 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only £ 44.

Cheapest
20:54Berlin Hbf10h26 07:20Basel SBB
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£441One-way
2nd Cheapest
21:28Berlin Hbf8h54 06:22Basel SBB
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£501One-way
23:50Berlin Hbf9h57 09:47Basel SBB
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£551One-way
00:21Berlin Hbf10h26 10:47Basel SBB
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£641One-way
16:30Berlin Hbf7h24 23:54Basel SBB
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£641One-way

Timetable Berlin to Basel

Showing trains for tomorrow, Tue, 30 Nov
00:21Berlin Hbf10h26 10:47Basel SBB
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00:21Berlin Hbf10h26 10:47Basel SBB
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04:30Berlin Hbf7h17 11:47Basel SBB
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05:28Berlin Hbf7h19 12:47Basel SBB
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06:01Berlin Hbf6h54 12:55Basel SBB
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06:30Berlin Hbf7h17 13:47Basel SBB
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07:28Berlin Hbf7h19 14:47Basel SBB
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07:37Berlin Hbf7h10 14:47Basel SBB
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07:46Berlin Hbf7h09 14:55Basel SBB
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08:30Berlin Hbf7h17 15:47Basel SBB
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09:28Berlin Hbf7h19 16:47Basel SBB
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09:37Berlin Hbf7h10 16:47Basel SBB
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09:46Berlin Hbf7h09 16:55Basel SBB
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10:30Berlin Hbf7h17 17:47Basel SBB
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11:28Berlin Hbf7h19 18:47Basel SBB
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11:37Berlin Hbf7h10 18:47Basel SBB
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11:46Berlin Hbf7h09 18:55Basel SBB
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12:30Berlin Hbf7h17 19:47Basel SBB
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13:28Berlin Hbf7h19 20:47Basel SBB
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13:37Berlin Hbf7h10 20:47Basel SBB
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13:46Berlin Hbf7h09 20:55Basel SBB
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14:30Berlin Hbf7h19 21:49Basel SBB
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15:28Berlin Hbf7h32 23:00Basel SBB
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15:46Berlin Hbf7h14 23:00Basel SBB
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16:30Berlin Hbf7h24 23:54Basel SBB
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17:28Berlin Hbf7h31 00:59Basel SBB
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17:46Berlin Hbf7h13 00:59Basel SBB
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20:54Berlin Hbf10h26 07:20Basel SBB
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21:28Berlin Hbf8h54 06:22Basel SBB
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23:50Berlin Hbf9h57 09:47Basel SBB
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COMPARE Prices across different modes

Tue
30 Nov
£44Deutsche Bahn
£75Flixbus
£91easyJet
Wed
1 Dec
£17Deutsche Bahn
£28Flixbus
£73easyJet
Thu
2 Dec
£26Deutsche Bahn
£35Flixbus
£60easyJet
Fri
3 Dec
£139ÖBB | ICE
£45Flixbus
£46easyJet
Sat
4 Dec
£17Deutsche Bahn
£31Flixbus
£34easyJet
Sun
5 Dec
£26Deutsche Bahn
£48Flixbus
£46easyJet
Mon
6 Dec
£17Deutsche Bahn
£29Flixbus
£42easyJet
Tue
7 Dec
£106ÖBB | Nightjet
£37Flixbus
£30easyJet
Wed
8 Dec
£80ÖBB | Nightjet
£27Flixbus
£32easyJet
Thu
9 Dec
Find prices
£33Flixbus
£31easyJet
Fri
10 Dec
£139ÖBB | ICE
£44Flixbus
£31easyJet
Sat
11 Dec
£124ÖBB | Nightjet
£33Flixbus
£30easyJet
Sun
12 Dec
£139ÖBB | ICE
£44Flixbus
£32easyJet
Mon
13 Dec
£124ÖBB | Nightjet
£70Flixbus
£31easyJet
Tue
14 Dec
£97ÖBB | Nightjet
£57Flixbus
£30easyJet
Wed
15 Dec
£139ÖBB | ICE
£27Flixbus
£30easyJet
Thu
16 Dec
£18Deutsche Bahn
£36Flixbus
£30easyJet
Fri
17 Dec
£18Deutsche Bahn
£40Flixbus
£32easyJet
Sat
18 Dec
Find prices
£40Flixbus
£30easyJet
Sun
19 Dec
£139ÖBB | ICE
£44Flixbus
£32easyJet

The fastest trains from Berlin to Basel

Showing times and prices for 30 Nov

Fastest Journey

6 h 54 m

Average

7 h 43 m

Trains per day

30

Distance

691 km

Of the 30 trains that leave Berlin for Basel every day 8 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 7 h 43 m but if you time it right, some trains will get you there in just 6 h 54 m .

The slowest trains will take 10 h 26 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
06:01Berlin Hbf6h54 12:55Basel SBB
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£901One-way
2nd Fastest
13:46Berlin Hbf7h09 20:55Basel SBB
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£731One-way
2nd Fastest
11:46Berlin Hbf7h09 18:55Basel SBB
1 changes
£731One-way
2nd Fastest
09:46Berlin Hbf7h09 16:55Basel SBB
1 changes
£731One-way
2nd Fastest
07:46Berlin Hbf7h09 14:55Basel SBB
1 changes
£731One-way

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Train Information between Berlin and Basel

distanceDistance428 miles (691 km)
durationAverage train duration8 h 54 min
priceAverage train ticket price£58 (€66)
frequencyTrain frequency8 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 8 direct trains a day
carriersTrain providersDeutsche Bahn, ÖBB | Nightjet or FlixTrain

Trains from Berlin to Basel cover the 428 miles (691 km) long journey taking on average 8 h 54 min with our travel partners like Deutsche Bahn, ÖBB | Nightjet or FlixTrain. Normally, there are 8 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this journey costs around £58, you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as £17. Travellers depart most frequently from Berlin Hbf and arrive in Basel SBB.

Train companies

Deutsche Bahn between Berlin and Basel

Find the best trains between Berlin and Basel with Omio's travel partners Deutsche Bahn from £17. We can find you the best deals, timetables and tickets when comparing and booking the best route.

Deutsche Bahn

Deutsche Bahn (DB) trains take you between Berlin and Basel in comfort. Find the DB train timetable for your journey from Berlin to Basel on Omio and book cheap DB tickets online. The distance between Berlin and Basel is 428 miles (691 km) by DB and prices for a Deutsche Bahn ticket from Berlin to Basel 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

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

Travel Tips

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

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

Can I enter Switzerland from Germany?

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

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

Conditions of entry:

  • 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?

All travellers in Switzerland must observe these coronavirus safety measures:

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

The information above was last checked on 28/11/2021. Remember to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your train from Berlin to Basel as this information can change.

Are there travel restrictions, such as quarantine measures, in place when returning to Berlin, Germany from Basel, Switzerland?

Return travel from Switzerland to Germany is: Partially open.

Are there any international entry restrictions on returning to Berlin from Basel?

Entry into Germany 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?

Requirements for reentering:

  • 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 Berlin, Germany?

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

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

Last checked on 28/11/2021. Please check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   closer to the travel date of your train to Berlin from Basel.

How much do cheap trains from Berlin to Basel cost?
Omio customers have found cheap train tickets from Berlin to Basel for as low as £17  for the next 7 days.
What is the average price of train tickets from Berlin to Basel?
If you’re looking to purchase tickets for this route in the next 7 days, you’ll find that Berlin to Basel train prices are on average £58  one way.
What is the distance to Basel from Berlin by train?
The train distance from Berlin to Basel is around 428 miles (691 km).
What is the average Berlin to Basel train duration?
The Berlin to Basel train duration is on average 8 h 54 min, which is to be expected when travelling 428 miles (691 km) between Berlin and Basel. However, the time it takes can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and bank holidays.
When travelling by train from Berlin to Basel, which train station in Berlin do I depart from and which train station in Basel do I arrive in?

When taking a train from Berlin, you have a couple of train stations you can depart from including Berlin Hbf, Berlin Spandau and Berlin Südkreuz. When you arrive in Basel, your train can arrive in train stations including Basel SBB, Basel Bad Bhf and Basel, Birmannsgasse.

Omio customers travelling this route book their trains from Berlin Hbf   to Basel SBB.

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

The most popular departure train station with passengers for this route, called Berlin Hbf, is located 1 mile (s) / 2 km from the city centre of Berlin.

The most popular arrival train station, Basel SBB, is located 1 mile (s) / 1 km away from the city centre of Basel.

Which train providers can take me from Berlin to Basel?
If you're looking for trains from Berlin to Basel, you can rely on Deutsche Bahn, ÖBB | Nightjet or FlixTrain to get you to Basel. It's also good to check out all possible train companies for the Berlin to Basel route to see if there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
Is there a direct train to Basel from Berlin?
Yes, there are 8 direct trains per day from Berlin to Basel with Deutsche Bahn, and you won’t need to change in between. Direct train services tend to offer more convenience and save you time when travelling to your destination, so it's worth paying attention to before you purchase your train ticket.
How many trains per day are there to Basel from Berlin?
On average, there are 8 trains a day from Berlin to Basel. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.
What time is the earliest train from Berlin to Basel? What time is the last train from Berlin to Basel?
The first Berlin to Basel train departs at 14: 28   and the last train from Berlin to Basel leaves at 23: 42. Check out the most up-to-date Berlin to Basel train timetable on Omio and find the best time to travel to your destination.
How early should I book train tickets to Basel from Berlin to score the best deals?
The price of a one way train ticket from Berlin to Basel is on average £58 if you book within the next 7 days. But we recommend booking tickets before your planned travel date to find the best prices for trains from all possible train providers offering this route. In general, you can find train tickets between Berlin and Basel available a few months in advance.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Berlin
Basel
Berlin Hbf is the most popular Berlin 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 Berlin for your journey to Basel.
Amenities at station
WifiWifi
LockersLockers
ParkingParking
ATMATM
TaxisTaxis
AccessibilityAccessibility
phone
Phone Number
+49 302971055
ticketOfficeHours
Ticket Office Hours
Mon - Sat: 07: 00 - 22: 00 | Sun: 08: 00 - 22: 00
Public transport options for Berlin Hbf
U-Bahn lines: U5
S-Bahn lines: S3, S5, S7, S9
Bus lines: 120, 123, 142, 147, 245, M41, M85, N20, N40, N5
Tram lines: M5, M6, M8, M10
Train lines: ICE, EC, IC, FEX, HBX, IRE, RB10, RB14, RB21, RB22, RE1, RE2, RE3, RE4, RE5, RE7