Leipzig to Basel train

Cheap train tickets from Leipzig to Basel

Showing times and prices for 26 Jun

Cheapest

£43

Average

£91

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.

Deutsche Bahn
04:31Leipzig6h16 10:47Basel
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£431One-way
Deutsche Bahn
04:48Leipzig5h59 10:47Basel
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£561One-way
Deutsche Bahn
20:55Leipzig7h25 04:20Basel
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£741One-way
Deutsche Bahn
19:33Leipzig8h47 04:20Basel
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£861One-way
Deutsche Bahn
11:49Leipzig8h18 20:07Basel
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£1351One-way

Train schedule Leipzig to Basel

Showing trains for tomorrow, Sunday, 26 June
Deutsche Bahn
04:31Leipzig6h16 10:47Basel
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Deutsche Bahn
04:48Leipzig5h59 10:47Basel
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Deutsche Bahn
11:49Leipzig8h18 20:07Basel
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Deutsche Bahn
16:48Leipzig6h11 22:59Basel
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Deutsche Bahn
19:33Leipzig8h47 04:20Basel
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Deutsche Bahn
20:55Leipzig7h25 04:20Basel
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Fastest train times from Leipzig to Basel

Showing times and prices for 26 Jun

Fastest Journey

5 h 59 m

Average

7 h 9 m

Trains per day

6

Distance

545 km

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.

Deutsche Bahn
04:48Leipzig5h59 10:47Basel
0 changes
£561One-way
Deutsche Bahn
16:48Leipzig6h11 22:59Basel
0 changes
£1511One-way
Deutsche Bahn
04:31Leipzig6h16 10:47Basel
0 changes
£431One-way
Deutsche Bahn
20:55Leipzig7h25 04:20Basel
0 changes
£741One-way
Deutsche Bahn
11:49Leipzig8h18 20:07Basel
0 changes
£1351One-way

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Overview: Train from Leipzig to Basel

distanceDistance337 miles (544 km)
durationAverage train duration6 h 22 min
priceAverage train ticket price£56 (€62)
frequencyTrain frequency1 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there is 1 direct train a day
carriersTrain companiesÖBB | 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.

Train companies: Deutsche Bahn trains Leipzig to Basel

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

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:

  • Average Duration: 10 h 18 min
  • Average Price: £74
  • Deutsche Bahn frequency: 1 a day

Travel Tips: Trains from Leipzig 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 Leipzig to Basel.
FAQs

Travel by train between Leipzig, Germany and Basel, Switzerland is: Fully open.

Is international entry into Basel from Leipzig restricted?

International entry is allowed for: Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of Germany

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

Entry Requirements:

  • No COVID-19 testing required
  • No quarantine required

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:

  • Physical distance required: metre (s) ( feet)
  • Face mask required: Regional advice

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.

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

Entry into Germany is allowed for: Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of Switzerland

Do I need to quarantine on arrival in Germany from Basel?

Requirements for reentering:

  • No COVID-19 testing required
  • No quarantine required

What are the safety rules to follow in Leipzig, 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 24/06/2022. Please check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   closer to the travel date of your train to Leipzig from Basel.

Omio customers have found cheap train tickets between Leipzig and Basel for as low as £39  for the next 7 days.
If you are looking to book your train ticket in the next 7 days, you can expect the Leipzig to Basel train to cost on average £56  one way.
The distance to Basel from Leipzig by train is approximately 337 miles (544 km).
While the time it takes to travel 337 miles (544 km) to Basel from Leipzig can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and bank holidays, the train duration from Leipzig to Basel is on average 6 h 22 min.

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.

For the best Leipzig to Basel train to purchase, you can travel safely and comfortably with ÖBB | InterCity, Deutsche Bahn with connection or Deutsche Bahn. However, it's always good to check all possible train providers with services to Basel from Leipzig to compare what amenities they may offer.
On average, there is 1 train a day from Leipzig to Basel. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.
If you prefer early morning trains from Leipzig to Basel, the first train leaves at 04: 31. If you prefer late night trains from Leipzig to Basel, the last train of the day leaves at 23: 35. Omio shows you the latest train from Leipzig to Basel timetable to help you book the best departure time for this route.
If you purchase Leipzig to Basel train tickets within the next 7 days, you can find one way tickets to cost on average £56. However, booking in advance gives you access to the best prices for trains between Leipzig and Basel. Look out for train tickets for this trip to go on sale a few months before your planned departure date to find the best deals.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

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Leipzig Hbf, Ostseite is the most popular Leipzig 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 Leipzig for your journey to Basel.
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At a Travel Center you will receive the following services with personal consultation: Tickets and reservations up to shortly before departure, season tickets and DB monthly season tickets on subscription as well as DB BahnCard related offers. Furthermore, national and international timetable and fare information is available in addition to supplementary services and offers for your rail journey.
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