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.
This is the last train of the day.
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5 h 59 m
7 h 9 m
Trains per day
Of the 6 trains that leave Leipzig for Basel every day 6 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.
|Distance||337 miles (544 km)|
|Average train duration||6 h 22 min|
|Average train ticket price||£56 (€62)|
|Train frequency||1 a day|
|Direct train||Yes, there is 1 direct train a day|
|Train companies||ÖBB | InterCity, Deutsche Bahn with connection or Deutsche Bahn|
Trains from Leipzig to Basel cover the 337 miles (544 km) long journey taking on average 6 h 22 min with our travel partners like ÖBB | InterCity, Deutsche Bahn with connection or Deutsche Bahn. Normally, there is 1 train operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this route for as low as £39, but the average price of train tickets is £56. Travellers depart most frequently from Leipzig Hbf, Ostseite and arrive in Basel SBB.
Buy your official Deutsche Bahn train tickets to Basel from Leipzig from £39 with Omio. Find train times and tickets for over 1000 travel companies to compare and book the most convenient route.
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 Leipzig. 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.
Train information from Leipzig to Basel with Deutsche Bahn:
Travel by train between Leipzig, Germany and Basel, Switzerland is: Fully open.
International entry is allowed for: Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of Germany
The government of Switzerland has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:
The above information was last checked on 17/06/2022. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train from Leipzig to Basel closer to your date of departure here.
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 24/06/2022. Please check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations closer to the travel date of your train to Leipzig from Basel.
When taking the train to Basel from Leipzig, you can choose to depart from train stations like Leipzig Hbf, Ostseite, Leipzig Hauptbahnhof and Leipzig Markt. Your trip can end in train stations such as Basel SBB, Basel Bad Bhf and Basel, Birmannsgasse.
Omio customers who travel this route most frequently depart from Leipzig Hbf, Ostseite and arrive in Basel SBB.
Passengers board their train most frequently from Leipzig Hbf, Ostseite and travel around 1 mile (1.6 km) from the city centre to this train station.
Passengers travelling this route most often arrive at Basel SBB and need to travel approximately 1.6 miles (2.5 km) from the train station to the city centre in Basel.
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