Cheap train tickets from Leipzig to Basel

Showing times and prices for 17 Jan

Cheapest

£32

Average

£60

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 Leipzig to Basel will cost around £ 60 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only £ 32.

Cheapest
23:21Leipzig Hbf10h26 09:47Basel SBB
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£321One-way
2nd Cheapest
18:48Leipzig Hbf6h11 00:59Basel SBB
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£421One-way
2nd Cheapest
22:55Leipzig Hbf7h25 06:20Basel SBB
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£421One-way
2nd Cheapest
17:33Leipzig Hbf6h22 23:55Basel SBB
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£421One-way
16:48Leipzig Hbf6h07 22:55Basel SBB
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£541One-way

Train schedule Leipzig to Basel

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02:34Leipzig Hbf7h13 09:47Basel SBB
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05:33Leipzig Hbf6h14 11:47Basel SBB
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06:48Leipzig Hbf5h59 12:47Basel SBB
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07:33Leipzig Hbf6h14 13:47Basel SBB
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08:48Leipzig Hbf5h59 14:47Basel SBB
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09:33Leipzig Hbf6h14 15:47Basel SBB
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10:48Leipzig Hbf5h59 16:47Basel SBB
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11:33Leipzig Hbf6h14 17:47Basel SBB
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12:48Leipzig Hbf5h59 18:47Basel SBB
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13:33Leipzig Hbf6h14 19:47Basel SBB
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14:48Leipzig Hbf5h59 20:47Basel SBB
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15:33Leipzig Hbf6h16 21:49Basel SBB
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16:48Leipzig Hbf6h07 22:55Basel SBB
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17:33Leipzig Hbf6h22 23:55Basel SBB
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18:48Leipzig Hbf6h11 00:59Basel SBB
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22:55Leipzig Hbf7h25 06:20Basel SBB
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23:21Leipzig Hbf10h26 09:47Basel SBB
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17 Jan
£32Deutsche Bahn
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20 Jan
£26Deutsche Bahn
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Fri
21 Jan
£26Deutsche Bahn
£166Lufthansa Cityline
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22 Jan
£26Deutsche Bahn
£166Lufthansa Cityline

Fastest train times from Leipzig to Basel

Showing times and prices for 17 Jan

Fastest Journey

5 h 59 m

Average

6 h 32 m

Trains per day

17

Distance

545 km

It's difficult to get from Leipzig to Basel without changing at least once.

Fastest
06:48Leipzig Hbf5h59 12:47Basel SBB
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£711One-way
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10:48Leipzig Hbf5h59 16:47Basel SBB
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£711One-way
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14:48Leipzig Hbf5h59 20:47Basel SBB
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£611One-way
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12:48Leipzig Hbf5h59 18:47Basel SBB
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£611One-way
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08:48Leipzig Hbf5h59 14:47Basel SBB
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£711One-way

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Overview: Train from Leipzig to Basel

distanceDistance337 miles (544 km)
durationAverage train duration6 h 16 min
priceAverage train ticket price£30 (€35)
frequencyTrain frequency5 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 5 direct trains a day
carriersTrain providersDeutsche Bahn

Trains from Leipzig to Basel cover the 337 miles (544 km) long journey taking on average 6 h 16 min with our travel partners like Deutsche Bahn. Normally, there are 5 trains operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this trip for as low as £26, but the average price of train tickets is £30. Travellers depart most frequently from Leipzig Hbf, Ostseite and arrive in Basel SBB.

Train providers: Deutsche Bahn trains Leipzig to Basel

Travel to Basel from Leipzig from £26 with Omio’s train partners Deutsche Bahn! You can find the best timetables and tickets when comparing and booking the most popular route for you.

Deutsche Bahn

Deutsche Bahn (DB) is Germany’s main operator of train services and makes on average about 40, 000 domestic and international journeys per day. Deutsche Bahn’s fleet of trains includes the high-speed ICE (Intercity Express) as well as the IC (Intercity), EC (Eurocity), IRE (Interregio-Express), RE (Regional Express) and RB (Regionalbahn), which differ in terms of comfort and the time needed to travel. For example, while toilets are standard amenities, services like onboard restaurants or free WiFi are only available on certain train types and routes. Deutsche Bahn is well-known for its wide range of fares like Super Saver, Saver, and Flexible and discount cards like the Bahncard 25, 50 and 100, which you can also use for your Leipzig to Basel train.

Deutsche Bahn from Leipzig to Basel train information:

  • Average Duration: 6 h 40 min
  • Average Price: £26
  • Deutsche Bahn frequency: 5 a day

Deutsche Bahn has the following ticket policies due to COVID-19, which you should be aware of when booking and travelling by train to Basel from Leipzig:

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

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

Is cross-border travel by train between Leipzig, Germany and Basel, Switzerland allowed?

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

Is international entry into Basel from Leipzig restricted?

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

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

Entry Requirements:

  • 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?

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

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

The above information was last checked on 13/01/2022. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train to Basel from Leipzig closer to your date of departure here.

What are the COVID-19 restrictions for my return trip to Germany from Basel, Switzerland?

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

Is my return train into Leipzig 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 Leipzig, 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 15/01/2022. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train to Leipzig from Basel closer to your date of departure here.

How much do cheap trains between Leipzig and Basel cost?

If you’re looking to save money on tickets, you can find a cheap train from Leipzig to Basel for as little as £26  in the next 7 days.

What is the cost of a train ticket from Leipzig to Basel on average?

If you’re looking to book tickets for this journey in the next 7 days, you’ll find that Leipzig to Basel train prices are on average £30  one way.

How many miles is it from Leipzig to Basel by train?

The distance from Leipzig to Basel by train is approximately 337 miles (544 km).

How long is the train journey to Basel from Leipzig?

On average the Leipzig to Basel train time is 6 h 16 min  covering the 337 miles (544 km) long trip, but the journey time can vary depending on specific dates or travelling on weekends and bank holidays.

What is the departure train station in Leipzig and arrival train station in Basel?

Some of the Leipzig train stations to Basel you can start your journey from include Leipzig Hbf, Ostseite, Leipzig Hauptbahnhof and Leipzig Markt. Similarly, some of the arrival train stations in Basel include Basel SBB, Basel Bad Bhf and Basel, Birmannsgasse.

When travelling this route, Omio customers are departing most frequently from Leipzig Hbf, Ostseite   and arriving in Basel SBB.

Where do I find the Leipzig train station to Basel? Where is the Basel train station?

Passengers booking this journey most frequently board their trains from Leipzig Hbf, Ostseite and need to travel around 0.6 miles (889 m) 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 1.1 miles (1.7 km) from this train station to the city centre.

Which train companies can get me from Leipzig to Basel?

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

How many trains per day are there to Basel from Leipzig?

The average number of trains departing Leipzig for Basel is 5 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.

When is the earliest train from Leipzig to Basel? When is the last train from Leipzig to Basel?

The earliest train for this route departs from Leipzig at 05: 48. The last train leaves from Leipzig at 17: 48. Check Omio for the latest train timetable from Leipzig to Basel and book the best time to depart on your chosen travel date.

How early should I purchase Leipzig to Basel train tickets to get the best deals?

If you buy Leipzig to Basel train tickets within the next 7 days, you can find one way tickets to cost on average £30. However, booking in advance gives you access to the best prices for trains between Leipzig and Basel. Look out for train tickets for this route to go on sale a few months before your planned departure date to find the best deals.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Leipzig
Basel
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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