Duration 9h 31m
Distance 870.1 km
Average price 300€
Frequency Weekly

Trip overview

The train between Basel and Germany takes 9h 31m. The train runs, on average, once a week from Basel to Germany. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays; use the search form on this page to search for a specific travel date.

Train • 7h 24m

  1. Basel Bad Bf
  2. Berlin
7h 24m
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231€ - 403€

Basel to Germany train times

Trains run once a week between Basel and Berlin. The service departs Basel at 18:23 in the evening, which arrives into Berlin at 03:54. All services require a transfer at Berlin Ostbahnhof and take an average of 9h 31m. The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.
Train services typically run at the following times each day These schedules are estimated
These schedules are estimated: The schedules shown above are estimated schedules based on typical services on the average day and may vary depending on when you plan to travel. Please make sure you confirm the departure/arrival times and availability with the operator before planning your trip.

Frequently asked questions

Want to know about travelling from Basel to Germany? We have put together a list of the most frequently asked questions from our users such as: What is the cheapest mode of transport?, What is the quickest option?, How much do tickets usually cost? and many more.

No, there is no direct train from Basel to Germany. However, there are services departing from Basel Bad Bf and arriving at S Hackescher Markt via S Ostbahnhof. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7h 24m.

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The distance between Basel and Germany is 443 km. The road distance is 870.1 km.

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Basel to Germany train services, operated by Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS), depart from Basel Bad Bf station.

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Basel to Germany train services, operated by Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS), arrive at Berlin Ostbahnhof station.

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What companies run services between Basel and Germany?

Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS) operates a train from Basel to Berlin once a week. Tickets cost 220€ - 400€ and the journey takes 7h 16m.
Train operators
Ave. Duration
7h 16m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
220€ - 400€

About Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)

Train from Basel Bad Bf to Berlin Ostbahnhof
Ave. Duration
7h 16m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
220€ - 400€
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Basel Bad Bf to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 52m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
90€ - 170€
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)

The national railway company of Switzerland, Swiss Railways operates trains throughout the country and adjacent European nations including Germany, France, Italy and Austria. Tickets are sold in two classes - First and Second - with most long-distance trains offering a bistro car serving beverages and snacks. Individual tickets can be bought easily at stands, while a variety of travel passes are on offer to suit different travel needs.

Ave. Duration
2h 37m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
60€ - 85€

About Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express

Train from Basel Bad Bf to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 37m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
60€ - 85€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Berlin Hbf
Ave. Duration
4h 11m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
95€ - 140€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Basel Sbb to Berlin Hbf
Ave. Duration
7h 15m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
150€ - 210€
Website
Deutsche Bahn

German rail company Deutsche Bahn is known for its efficient and comfortable service. It offers many different types of rail transportation, including ICE or Intercity-Express for high-speed services between major cities and regions, IC (InterCity) for long-distance trains, RE (Regional Express) trains that connect regions and cities, and the S-Bahn rapid transit service. There are two main tickets on offer: the Flexpreis that has full flexibility, and the Sparpreis which is the cheaper, advanced fare (bookings usually open 6 months in advance for domestic tickets).

Ave. Duration
3h 7m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
70€ - 170€

About Trenitalia Eurocity

Train from Basel Bad Bf to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf
Ave. Duration
3h 7m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
70€ - 170€
Website
Trenitalia Eurocity
2nd Class
70€ - 95€
1st Class
120€ - 170€

The primary train operator in Italy, Trenitalia was created in the year 2000. Trenitalia offers national rail connections in Italy as well as international connections to Austria, France, Germany and Switzerland. The company operates regional and long-distance trains, as well as high-speed trains called Frecce that travel on specialised tracks on speeds of up to 360km/h. Trenitalia tickets are available online, in stations across the country or from many travel agents that offer bookings.

Ave. Duration
3h 8m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
65€ - 95€

About Deutsche Bahn Intercity

Train from Basel Bad Bf to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf
Ave. Duration
3h 8m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
65€ - 95€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Berlin Hbf
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
95€ - 140€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Basel Sbb to Berlin Hbf
Ave. Duration
8h 12m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
130€ - 190€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de

Deutsche Bahn’s high-speed InterCity (IC) trains connect cities within Germany. They’re a popular way to travel as they’re faster than Deutsche Bahn’s regional trains and offer a frequent, fast service. All IC trains have first and second class carriages, power sockets and toilets, and most have a bistro cafe or restaurant. Tickets can be booked up to 180 days in advance of travel.

Ave. Duration
3h 7m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
30€ - 50€

About Deutsche Bahn Eurocity

Train from Basel Bad Bf to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf
Ave. Duration
3h 7m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
30€ - 50€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de

Deutsche Bahn’s EuroCity (EC) trains connect German cities to major cities in neighbouring European countries, and are operated in conjunction with their national train company. All EC trains offer First and Standard class; cars are air-conditioned and food and drinks are available onboard. Tickets can be booked up to 180 days in advance of travel. Seat reservations are not compulsory but are recommended for popular routes.

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