You can get from Basel to Dortmund by train, bus or flight.
To get from Basel to Dortmund on 26 Oct we recommend taking a bus because it’s the best combination of price and speed.
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|Distance||273 miles (440 km)|
|Available travel modes||Coach or train|
|Ticket price range||£28 - £28|
|Cheapest mode||Train • £28 • 5 h 23 min|
|Fastest mode||Train • £28 • 5 h 23 min|
|Popular travel companies||Flixbus or Deutsche Bahn|
Travel 273 miles (440 km) by coach or train to Dortmund from Basel. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 5 h 23 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a train is the best option with prices starting as low as £28. The most popular travel providers which serve this journey are Flixbus or Deutsche Bahn among others. Travellers can even take a direct from Basel to Dortmund.
Travel between Basel, Switzerland and Dortmund, Germany is: Partially open.
International entry is allowed at this time for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Switzerland.
Conditions of entry into Germany:
To reduce the spread of COVID-19, the government of Germany has imposed the following measures:
This information was last checked on 24/10/2021. As this information can change due to the nature of the pandemic, make sure to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip to Dortmund from Basel.
The restriction level for your return to Basel, Switzerland from Germany is: Partially open.
Entry into Switzerland is currently allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Germany.
Conditions of reentry into Switzerland:
You should observe these safety measures in Switzerland as imposed by the government to reduce the spread of COVID-19:
This information about your return travel to Switzerland was last checked on 23/10/2021. We advise you to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip back to Basel from Dortmund closer to your date of departure here.
There are 2 ways that you can travel to Dortmund from Basel. You can take a coach or train.
Train services offer the cheapest way to get from Basel to Dortmund. Tickets for a train cost on average £28.
This is compared to other travel options to Dortmund:
A train is £1 less than a coach for this journey with tickets for a coach from Basel to Dortmund costing on average £28.
The fastest way from Basel to Dortmund is by train with an average journey time of 5 h 23 min.
Other travel options from Basel to Dortmund can usually take longer:
In comparison, getting to Dortmund by coach can take on average 10 h 10 min.
You should expect to travel around 273 miles (440 km) from Basel to Dortmund.
The average frequency per day from Basel to Dortmund is:
However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your trip between Basel and Dortmund as scheduled services by coach or train can vary by season or day of the week.
These are the most popular departure and arrival points when travelling from Basel to Dortmund:
If finding a good deal is your main consideration for your trip from Basel to Dortmund, then we'll help you find the best value travel companies for you:
When planning your trip from Basel to Dortmund, it’s good to keep in mind what tickets to purchase and their prices in the next 7 days:
However, we recommend buying tickets between Basel and Dortmund online a few months in advance to get the best deals and save money on your upcoming journey.