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.
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5 h 23 m
6 h 44 m
Trains per day
Of the 6 trains that leave Duisburg for Basel every day 6 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.
|Average train duration||5 h 37 min|
|Average train ticket price||£46 (€52)|
|Train frequency||6 a day|
|Direct train||Yes, there is 1 direct train a day|
|Train providers||Deutsche Bahn or Deutsche Bahn with connection|
Trains from Duisburg to Basel cover the 269 miles long route taking on average 5 h 37 min with our travel partners like Deutsche Bahn or Deutsche Bahn with connection. Normally, there are 6 trains operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this trip for as low as £37, but the average price of train tickets is £46. Travellers depart most frequently from Duisburg Hbf and arrive in Basel SBB.
For as little as £37 you can travel by train to Basel from Duisburg with Deutsche Bahn. Omio will show you the best deals, timetables and tickets available for this trip.
Deutsche Bahn (DB) is the main operator of train services in Germany, making on average 40, 000 journeys per day. A special feature of Deutsche Bahn is its wide range of ticket types, savings offers including Super Saver, Saver, and Flexible fares and discount cards like the Bahncard 25, 50 and 100, which you can also use for your train to Basel from Duisburg. DB uses different types of trains such as 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 required to travel. For example, while toilets are standard amenities, services like an onboard restaurant or free WiFi are only available on certain trains.
Duisburg to Basel train information with Deutsche Bahn:
Travel between Duisburg, Germany and Basel, Switzerland by train is: Fully open.
International entry status: Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of Germany
Conditions of entry:
All travellers in Switzerland must observe these coronavirus safety measures:
The information above was last checked on 03/08/2022. Remember to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train between Duisburg and Basel as this information can change.
Return travel from Switzerland to Germany is: Fully open.
Entry into Germany is allowed for: Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of Switzerland
Requirements for reentering:
The government of Germany has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:
Last checked on 08/08/2022. Please check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations closer to the travel date of your train to Duisburg from Basel.
There are a few train stations in Duisburg to start your trip from including Duisburg Hbf, Duisburg-Buchholz and Duisburg-Meiderich Süd. In Basel you have a few train station options to choose from for your arrival including Basel SBB, Basel Bad Bhf and Basel, Birmannsgasse.
Omio customers travelling this route depart most frequently from Duisburg Hbf and arrive in Basel SBB.
Passengers booking this route most frequently board their trains from Duisburg Hbf and need to travel around 1 mile (1.6 km) from the city centre to get to this train station.
Passengers arriving in Basel most often arrive at Basel SBB and need to travel around 1.6 miles (2.5 km) from this train station to the city centre.
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