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from Basel to Berlin

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Wed
27 Oct
£55Deutsche Bahn
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£90easyJet
Thu
28 Oct
£55Deutsche Bahn
£71Flixbus
£85easyJet
Fri
29 Oct
£62Deutsche Bahn
£77Flixbus
£94easyJet
Sat
30 Oct
£26Deutsche Bahn
£50Flixbus
£86easyJet
Sun
31 Oct
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£40Flixbus
£93easyJet
Tue
2 Nov
£26Deutsche Bahn
£33Flixbus
£110easyJet
Thu
4 Nov
£35Deutsche Bahn
£52Flixbus
£66easyJet
Fri
5 Nov
£35Deutsche Bahn
£42Flixbus
£53easyJet
Sat
6 Nov
£35Deutsche Bahn
£36Flixbus
£62easyJet
Sun
7 Nov
£35Deutsche Bahn
£31Flixbus
£29easyJet

Travel Information between Basel and Berlin

distanceDistance428 miles (691 km)
modeAvailable travel modesFlight, coach or train
priceTicket price range£37 - £170
cheapestCheapest modeCoach • £37 • 15 h 45 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • £170 • 1 h 35 min
carriersPopular travel companiesKLM, Flixbus or Deutsche Bahn

Travel 428 miles (691 km) by flight, coach or train to Berlin from Basel. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 35 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a coach is the best option with prices starting as low as £37. The most popular travel providers which serve this trip are KLM, Flixbus or Deutsche Bahn among others. Travellers can even take a direct flight from Basel to Berlin.

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Travel to Berlin 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 Basel to Berlin.
FAQs
What are the COVID-19 travel restrictions for Berlin, Germany if I’m coming from Basel, Switzerland?

Travel from Basel, Switzerland to Berlin, Germany is: Partially open.

Is international entry into Berlin from Basel restricted?

International entry is currently allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Switzerland.

Do I need to self-quarantine upon arrival to Berlin, Germany from Basel?

Entry Requirements:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Pre-arrival health declaration
  • The exact quarantine requirements depend on the regulations in each federal state
  • Digital entry registration is required prior to arrival

What are the COVID-19 safety measures to follow in Berlin, Germany?

The government of Germany has imposed the following measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

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

The above information was last verified on 26/10/2021. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip from Basel to Berlin closer to your planned date of departure here.

Am I required to self-quarantine when I return to Basel, Switzerland from Berlin, Germany?

Return travel to Basel, Switzerland from Germany is: Partially open.

Are there any travel restrictions on reentering Switzerland from Germany?

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

Are there requirements to self-quarantine on arrival into Switzerland from Germany?

Requirements for reentering Switzerland:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival or 14 day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Negative COVID-19 test is required to end quarantine early. This test occurs on day 4 in quarantine
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Health declaration required
  • Digital entry registration is required prior to arrival

What are the requirements for social distancing and wearing face masks in Switzerland?

All travellers must abide by the following measures in Switzerland to reduce the spread of coronavirus in the country:

  • Social distance: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face masks: Mandatory

The above information about your return travel to Basel, Switzerland was last verified on 23/10/2021. As this information can change due to the nature of the pandemic, please check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   closer to your planned date of travel to Basel from Berlin.

What are my travel options from Basel to Berlin?

There are 3 travel options from Basel to Berlin: flight, coach or train.

How do I get from Basel to Berlin the cheapest way?

A coach service offers the cheapest way to travel from Basel to Berlin, which costs on average £37.

This is compared to other ways of getting to Berlin:

A coach is £133 less than a flight for this trip with tickets for a flight from Basel to Berlin costing on average £170.

A coach is £11 less than a train for this route with tickets for a train from Basel to Berlin costing on average £48.

What is the fastest way from Basel to Berlin?

The fastest way to get to Berlin from Basel is by flight with an average travel time of 1 h 35 min.

There are alternative travel options to Berlin that can usually take longer:

In comparison, travelling by coach can take you on average 15 h 45 min.

In comparison, travelling by train can take you on average 7 h 14 min.

How far is it from Basel to Berlin?

The Basel to Berlin distance is approximately 428 miles (691 km).

How many scheduled departures are there a day from Basel to Berlin?

The average frequency per day from Basel to Berlin is:

  • Around 5 trains per day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your trip from Basel to Berlin as scheduled services by flight, coach or train can vary by season or day of the week.

What are the departure and arrival points when travelling from Basel to Berlin?

These are the most popular departure and arrival points when travelling from Basel to Berlin:

  • Most travellers catch their flight from EuroAirport Basel Mulhouse Freiburg and arrive in Berlin Brandenburg Airport.
  • Most travellers board their coach from Basel and arrive in Berlin, Zentralen Omnibusbahnhof.
  • Most travellers who buy a train ticket from Basel to Berlin depart from Basel SBB to Berlin Hbf.
Which travel companies can take me from Basel to Berlin?

If finding a good deal is your main consideration for your trip from Basel to Berlin, then we'll help you find the best value travel companies for you:

  • KLM can take you to Berlin by plane. If searching for a good deal on flights, you can find tickets for KLM from Basel to Berlin for £170.
  • Flixbus can take you to Berlin by coach. If searching for a good deal on coaches, you can find tickets for Flixbus from Basel to Berlin for £37.
  • Travel with Deutsche Bahn for trains to Berlin. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for Deutsche Bahn Basel to Berlin tickets on Omio for £48.
Can I travel directly to Berlin from Basel?

Yes, there are direct services available from Basel to Berlin with the following travel operators:

  • You'll find direct flights with easyJet.

Direct services tend to save you time and add more convenience in getting you to Berlin as you won't need to change in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking your tickets between Basel and Berlin.

What other destinations are worth visiting after travelling from Basel to Berlin?
Looking to extend your trip from Basel to Berlin? Many Omio customers who go from Basel to Berlin usually extend their holiday to explore other popular destinations like Amsterdam, Prague or Paris. If you're looking to explore Amsterdam, Prague or Paris from Berlin, let Omio find you the best connections available at an affordable price.
How far in advance should I buy my Basel to Berlin ticket online to get the best deals?

Before travelling from Basel to Berlin, it’s good to know what ticket you can buy and how much it will cost in the next 7 days:

  • The price of a plane ticket for this trip is £170 one way on average.
  • The price of a coach ticket for this route is £37 one way on average.
  • The price of a train ticket for this journey is £48 one way on average.

But we recommend booking Basel to Berlin tickets online a few months before your planned travel date to score the best deals and save money on your trip.

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