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Overview: Train from Freiburg im Breisgau to Basel

distanceDistance32 miles (52 km)
durationAverage train duration42 min
priceAverage train ticket price£17 (€20)
frequencyTrain frequency50 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 50 direct trains a day
carriersTrain companiesDeutsche Bahn or Deutsche Bahn with connection

Trains from Freiburg im Breisgau to Basel cover the 32 miles (52 km) long trip taking on average 42 min with our travel partners like Deutsche Bahn or Deutsche Bahn with connection. Normally, there are 50 trains operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this journey for as low as £17, but the average price of train tickets is £17. Travellers depart most frequently from Freiburg im Breisgau, Hauptbhf/ZOB and arrive in Basel SBB.

Train companies: Deutsche Bahn Freiburg im Breisgau – Basel

Find the best trains from Freiburg im Breisgau to 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 trip.

Deutsche Bahn

Find your perfect trip from Freiburg im Breisgau to Basel with Deutsche Bahn (DB)! Check out the DB train timetables from Freiburg im Breisgau to Basel and then book cheap DB tickets with Omio. The distance between Freiburg im Breisgau and Basel by DB is 32 miles (52 km) and the cheapest price for a DB ticket from Freiburg im Breisgau to Basel is £17.

DB is the main operator of train services in Germany, making on average 40, 000 train journeys per day. A special feature of DB 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 at Omio.

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 WCs are standard amenities, services like an onboard restaurant or free WiFi are only available on certain trains.

Deutsche Bahn has updated its ticket policies due to the coronavirus. Keep these in mind when booking your Deutsche Bahn tickets from Freiburg im Breisgau to Basel and when travelling by train:

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

Travel Tips: Trains from Freiburg im Breisgau 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 Freiburg im Breisgau to Basel.
FAQs

Is travel by train currently allowed from Freiburg im Breisgau, Germany to Basel, Switzerland?

Travel between Freiburg im Breisgau, Germany and Basel, Switzerland by train is: Partially open.

What is the status of international entry into Switzerland from Germany?

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

Do I need to self-quarantine on arrival in Switzerland from Freiburg im Breisgau?

Conditions of entry:

  • Travellers must present a negative COVID-19 test as either a RT-PCR performed within 72 hours prior to arrival, or an Antigen test performed within 24 hours prior to arrival
  • COVID-19 test required after arrival, between day 4 and day 7
  • Health declaration required
  • Digital entry registration is required prior to arrival

What are the safety rules to follow in Basel, Switzerland?

When travelling in Switzerland, you must follow these COVID-19 safety rules:

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

The information above was last checked on 20/01/2022. This can change before your date of travel so please review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your train to Basel from Freiburg im Breisgau before travelling.

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

The restriction level for your return train to Freiburg im Breisgau, Germany from Basel is: Partially open.

Is my return train into Freiburg im Breisgau 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?

Conditions of reentry:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 2 days before arrival and 10 day mandatory self quarantine
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from compulsory quarantine
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from compulsory quarantine (certificate needed)
  • Negative COVID-19 test is required to end quarantine early. This test occurs on day 5 in quarantine
  • 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 Freiburg im Breisgau, Germany?

The government of Germany 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 24/01/2022. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train to Freiburg im Breisgau from Basel closer to your date of departure here.

What is the price of the cheapest train between Freiburg im Breisgau and Basel?

Omio customers have found cheap train tickets from Freiburg im Breisgau to Basel for as low as £17  for the next 7 days.

How much is a train ticket from Freiburg im Breisgau to Basel?

In the next 7 days you’ll find that the average cost of a train ticket from Freiburg im Breisgau to Basel is £17  one way.

What is the distance to Basel from Freiburg im Breisgau via train?

The train distance from Freiburg im Breisgau to Basel is around 32 miles (52 km).

How long is the train journey to Basel from Freiburg im Breisgau?

On average the Freiburg im Breisgau to Basel train time is 42 min  covering the 32 miles (52 km) long trip, but the journey time can vary depending on specific dates or travelling on weekends and bank holidays.

What station does the Freiburg im Breisgau to Basel train leave from? Which Basel train station do I come into from Freiburg im Breisgau?

Omio customers who travel this route most frequently depart from Freiburg im Breisgau, Hauptbhf/ZOB   and arrive in Basel SBB.

Where is the train station in Freiburg im Breisgau? Where is the train station in Basel?

You can find the most popular departure train station for this route, Freiburg im Breisgau, Hauptbhf/ZOB, located approximately 0.5 miles (819 m) from the city centre of Freiburg im Breisgau. The most popular arrival train station in Basel, called Basel SBB, is located around 1.1 miles (1.7 km) away from its city centre.

Which train providers should I travel with from Freiburg im Breisgau to Basel?

Take the Freiburg im Breisgau to Basel train with Deutsche Bahn or Deutsche Bahn with connection. However, it's always good to check out all possible train providers for the journey from Freiburg im Breisgau to Basel as there might be differences in the amenities they offer.

How many trains are there to Basel from Freiburg im Breisgau a day?

On average, there are 50 trains a day from Freiburg im Breisgau to Basel. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.

What time is the earliest train from Freiburg im Breisgau to Basel? What time is the last train from Freiburg im Breisgau to Basel?

If you prefer early morning trains from Freiburg im Breisgau to Basel, the first train leaves at 05: 21. If you prefer late night trains from Freiburg im Breisgau to Basel, the last train of the day leaves at 23: 14. Omio shows you the latest train from Freiburg im Breisgau to Basel times to help you book the best departure time for this journey.

How early should I purchase train tickets between Freiburg im Breisgau and Basel to score the best deals?

In general, we recommend booking tickets for trains in advance to score the best deals from all possible train providers offering this journey and save money. If you buy train tickets from Freiburg im Breisgau to Basel within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average £17 one way. To find the best prices for this route, consider booking your train ticket from Freiburg im Breisgau to Basel a few months in advance.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Freiburg im Breisgau
Basel
The major railway station for departures from Freiburg im Breisgau is Freiburg im Breisgau, Hauptbhf/ZOB. Read all the information you need to know about services, amenities and connections at Freiburg im Breisgau, Hauptbhf/ZOB for your trip between Freiburg im Breisgau and Basel.