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from Berlin to Basel

You can get from Berlin to Basel by train, bus or flight.

Our recommendation

To get from Berlin to Basel on 30 Nov we recommend taking a flight because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

06:15Berlin Brandenburg Airport1h30 07:45EuroAirport Basel Mulhouse Freiburg
0 changes
£911One-way
Cheapest
20:54Berlin Hbf10h26 07:20Basel SBB
0 changes
£441One-way
Other options
21:28Berlin Hbf8h54 06:22Basel SBB
1 changes
£501One-way
17:46Berlin Hbf7h13 00:59Basel SBB
2 changes
£641One-way
11:37Berlin Hbf7h10 18:47Basel SBB
2 changes
£731One-way

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COMPARE Prices for trains, buses and flights

Tue
30 Nov
£44Deutsche Bahn
£75Flixbus
£91easyJet
Wed
1 Dec
£17Deutsche Bahn
£28Flixbus
£73easyJet
Thu
2 Dec
£26Deutsche Bahn
£35Flixbus
£60easyJet
Fri
3 Dec
£139ÖBB | ICE
£45Flixbus
£46easyJet
Sat
4 Dec
£17Deutsche Bahn
£31Flixbus
£34easyJet
Sun
5 Dec
£26Deutsche Bahn
£48Flixbus
£46easyJet
Mon
6 Dec
£17Deutsche Bahn
£29Flixbus
£42easyJet
Tue
7 Dec
£106ÖBB | Nightjet
£37Flixbus
£30easyJet
Wed
8 Dec
£80ÖBB | Nightjet
£27Flixbus
£32easyJet
Thu
9 Dec
Find prices
£33Flixbus
£31easyJet
Fri
10 Dec
£139ÖBB | ICE
£44Flixbus
£31easyJet
Sat
11 Dec
£124ÖBB | Nightjet
£33Flixbus
£30easyJet
Sun
12 Dec
£139ÖBB | ICE
£44Flixbus
£32easyJet
Mon
13 Dec
£124ÖBB | Nightjet
£70Flixbus
£31easyJet
Tue
14 Dec
£97ÖBB | Nightjet
£57Flixbus
£30easyJet
Wed
15 Dec
£139ÖBB | ICE
£27Flixbus
£30easyJet
Thu
16 Dec
£18Deutsche Bahn
£36Flixbus
£30easyJet
Fri
17 Dec
£18Deutsche Bahn
£40Flixbus
£32easyJet
Sat
18 Dec
Find prices
£40Flixbus
£30easyJet
Sun
19 Dec
£139ÖBB | ICE
£44Flixbus
£32easyJet

Travel Information between Berlin and Basel

distanceDistance428 miles (691 km)
modeAvailable travel modesCoach, flight or train
priceTicket price range£37 - £63
cheapestCheapest modeCoach • £37 • 14 h 25 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • £63 • 1 h 30 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus, easyJet or Deutsche Bahn

Travel 428 miles (691 km) by coach, flight or train between Berlin and Basel. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 30 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 Flixbus, easyJet or Deutsche Bahn among others. Travellers can even take a direct coach, flight or train from Berlin to Basel.

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FAQs
Does Switzerland have any COVID-19 travel restrictions for people travelling to Basel from Berlin?

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

Can travellers from Germany enter Switzerland?

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

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

Conditions of entry into 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

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

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

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

This information was last checked on 28/11/2021. 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 Basel from Berlin.

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

The current restriction level for returning to Berlin, Germany from Switzerland is: Partially open.

Am I allowed to reenter Berlin, Germany from Basel, Switzerland?

Reentering Germany is currently allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Switzerland

Do I need to self-quarantine when I arrive back to Berlin from Basel?

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

Which rules do I need to follow in Berlin, Germany regarding COVID-19?

All travellers returning to Germany must observe the following safety measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19 in the country:

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

The information above was last checked on 28/11/2021. We do our best to keep this information up-to-date, but regulations can change due to the nature of the coronavirus pandemic, so please double check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations ahead of your trip back to Berlin from Basel here.

How do I go from Berlin to Basel?

There are 3 ways to travel from Berlin to Basel including taking a coach, flight or train.

What is the cheapest way to travel from Berlin to Basel?

The cheapest way from Berlin to Basel is by taking a coach. You can find average ticket prices around £37 compared to other travel options to Basel:

A coach journey is usually £25 less than a journey to Basel by plane, which costs on average £63 for the same trip.

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

What is the fastest way to Basel from Berlin?

The quickest way to travel from Berlin to Basel is by flight, which takes on average 1 h 30 min   compared to other travel options that may take you longer to get to your destination:

In comparison, going by coach can take 14 h 25 min   on average.

In comparison, getting to Basel by train can take on average 7 h 17 min.

What is the distance from Berlin to Basel?

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

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

The average frequency per day from Berlin to Basel is:

  • 8 trains per day.

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

When going from Berlin to Basel, where do I depart from Berlin and where do I arrive in Basel?

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

  • Most travellers board their coach from Berlin, Zentralen Omnibusbahnhof and arrive in Basel.
  • Most travellers catch their flight from Berlin Brandenburg Airport and arrive in EuroAirport Basel Mulhouse Freiburg.
  • Most travellers catch their train from Berlin Hbf and arrive in Basel SBB.
Which travel operators can get me from Berlin to Basel?

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

  • You can take a coach from Berlin to Basel with Flixbus. Cheap tickets can be found for £37 with Flixbus from Berlin to Basel.
  • You can take a flight from Berlin to Basel with easyJet. Cheap tickets can be found for £63 with easyJet from Berlin to Basel.
  • You can travel by train between Berlin and Basel with Deutsche Bahn, and you can find Deutsche Bahn Berlin to Basel tickets for £48 on Omio.
Is there a way to travel directly from Berlin to Basel?

Yes, there are direct routes from Berlin to Basel with the following travel companies:

  • You can find direct coaches per day to take to Basel with.
  • You can find direct flights per day to Basel with.
  • You'll find direct train services to Basel with Deutsche Bahn with around 8 direct trains every day.

As you won't need to change at another stop in between, direct services to Basel tend to save you time and add more convenience, so it's worth paying attention to before you book tickets for this journey.

What is another destination I should add to my tour from Berlin to Basel?
Your journey from Berlin to Basel doesn't have to end in Basel. Many of our customers like to extend their holidays to explore other popular destinations like Zurich, Paris or Milan. If you’d like to add Zurich, Paris or Milan to your Berlin to Basel trip, check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel to any of these top destinations from Basel today!
When should I purchase a ticket from Berlin to Basel online to score the best deals?

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

  • The price of a coach ticket is on average £37 one way for this trip.
  • The price of a plane ticket is on average £63 one way for this journey.
  • The price of a train ticket for this journey is on average £48 one way.

But we recommend booking Berlin to Basel 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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