How to get from Basel to Magdeburg

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Travel Information from Basel to Magdeburg

distanceDistance363 miles (585 km)
modeAvailable travel modesCoach, flight or train
priceTicket price range£35 - £142
cheapestCheapest modeCoach • £35 • 17 h 20 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • £142 • 1 h 35 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus, Air France or Deutsche Bahn

Take a coach, flight or train to travel 363 miles (585 km) from Basel to Magdeburg. 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 £35. The most popular travel providers which serve this trip are Flixbus, Air France or Deutsche Bahn among others. Travellers can even take a direct from Basel to Magdeburg.

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Travel between Basel, Switzerland and Magdeburg, Germany is: Partially open.

Can travellers from Switzerland enter Germany?

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

Are there rules for self-quarantine when arriving to Magdeburg from Basel?

Conditions of entry into Germany:

  • Travellers must present a negative COVID-19 test as either a RT-PCR performed within 3 hours prior to arrival, or an Antigen test performed within 2 hours prior to arrival
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 9 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)

Are there COVID-19 safety rules for social distancing and wearing face masks in Magdeburg, Germany?

To reduce the spread of COVID-19, the government of Germany has imposed the following measures:

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

This information was last checked on 24/05/2022. 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 Magdeburg from Basel.

The restriction level for your return to Basel, Switzerland from Germany is: Fully open.

Is my journey back to Basel from Magdeburg restricted?

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

Do I need to self-quarantine upon arrival in Basel from Magdeburg?

Conditions of reentry into Switzerland:

  • No COVID-19 testing required
  • No quarantine required

What are the coronavirus safety measures I need to follow in Basel, Switzerland?

You should observe these safety measures in Switzerland as imposed by the government to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

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

This information about your return travel to Switzerland was last checked on 23/05/2022. We advise you to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip back to Basel from Magdeburg closer to your date of departure here.

There are 3 ways to travel between Basel and Magdeburg including taking a coach, flight or train.

Coach services offer the cheapest way to get from Basel to Magdeburg. Tickets for a coach cost on average £35.

This is compared to other travel options to Magdeburg:

A coach is generally £107 less than a flight for the same journey. A flight costs on average £142 from Basel to Magdeburg.

A coach is generally £45 less than a train for the same journey. A train costs on average £80 from Basel to Magdeburg.

The quickest way to travel to Magdeburg from Basel is by flight, which takes on average 1 h 35 min   compared to other travel options that may take you longer to get to your destination:

In comparison, taking a coach requires on average 17 h 20 min   of travel time.

In comparison, taking a train requires on average 6 h 43 min   of travel time.

You should expect to travel around 363 miles (585 km) from Basel to Magdeburg.

The average frequency per day from Basel to Magdeburg is:

  • Around 1 train per day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your journey between Basel and Magdeburg as scheduled services by coach, flight or train can vary by season or day of the week.

These are the most popular departure and arrival points for travellers from Basel to Magdeburg:

  • Coaches mostly leave from Basel, Bahnhof and tend to arrive in Magdeburg, ZOB.
  • Trains most often depart from Basel at Basel SBB and arrive in Magdeburg at Magdeburg Hbf.

Omio works with many trusted partners that can help you travel the best way from Basel to Magdeburg:

  • You can take a coach from Basel to Magdeburg with Flixbus. Cheap tickets can be found for £35 with Flixbus from Basel to Magdeburg.
  • You can go to Magdeburg from Basel by plane with Air France. You'll see cheap plane tickets for £142 with Air France from Basel to Magdeburg on Omio.
  • You can take a train from Basel to Magdeburg with Deutsche Bahn. Cheap tickets can be found for £80 with Deutsche Bahn from Basel to Magdeburg.
Many of our customers who book a trip from Basel to Magdeburg often extend their holiday and travel to other popular destinations like Berlin, Munich or Hamburg. If you’re thinking of adding another destination to your Basel and Magdeburg itinerary, let Omio find you the best connections between Magdeburg and any of these top destinations today!

When planning your trip to Magdeburg from Basel, it’s good to keep in mind what tickets to book and their prices in the next 7 days:

  • Coach tickets cost £35 one way on average.
  • Plane tickets cost £142 one way on average.
  • Train tickets are costing £80 one way on average.

However, we recommend buying tickets between Basel and Magdeburg online a few months in advance to get the best deals and save money on your upcoming journey.

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