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There are 11 ways to get from Basel to Berlin by plane, train, bus or car

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Fly Basel to Berlin Tegel  •  4h 3m

  1. Fly from Basel (BSL) to Berlin Tegel (TXL) BSL - TXL

$50 - $218

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Fly Basel to Berlin Schoenefeld  •  4h 20m

  1. Fly from Basel (BSL) to Berlin Schoenefeld (SXF) BSL - SXF

$35 - $173

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Train to Zurich, fly to Berlin Tegel  •  5h 15m

  1. Take the train from Basel SBB to Zürich HB
  2. Fly from Zurich (ZRH) to Berlin Tegel (TXL) ZRH - TXL

$90 - $262

Train to Karlsruhe/Baden Baden, fly to Berlin Tegel  •  5h 33m

  1. Take the train from Basel SBB to Baden-Baden
  2. Fly from Karlsruhe/Baden Baden (FKB) to Berlin Tegel (TXL) FKB - TXL

$122 - $495

Train, train to Stuttgart, fly to Berlin Tegel  •  6h 8m

  1. Take the train from Basel SBB to Karlsruhe Hbf
  2. Take the train from Karlsruhe Hbf to Stuttgart Hbf
  3. Fly from Stuttgart (STR) to Berlin Tegel (TXL) STR - TXL

$117 - $276

Train, train to Saarbrucken, fly to Berlin Tegel  •  6h 26m

  1. Take the train from Basel SBB to Strasbourg
  2. Take the train from Strasbourg to Sarreguemines
  3. Fly from Saarbrucken (SCN) to Berlin Tegel (TXL) SCN - TXL

$124 - $431

Train  •  7h 10m

  1. Take the train from Basel Bad Bf to Berlin Hbf Ice

$170 - $260

Bus  •  14h 7m

  1. Take the bus from Basel, Basel central station to Freiburg 299 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Freiburg to Berlin, Berlin central bus station 015

$52 - $90

Train, bus  •  16h 19m

  1. Take the train from Gare de Basel-SBB to Gare de Strasbourg Strasbourg - Mulhouse - Bâle / ...
  2. Take the bus from Strasbourg to Berlin Kaiserdamm

$125 - $182

Train, drive  •  9h 3m

  1. Take the train from Basel Bad Bf to Göttingen Ice
  2. Drive from Göttingen to Berlin

$153 - $247

Drive  •  7h 34m

  1. Drive from Basel to Berlin 543.8 miles

$110 - $170

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Basel to Berlin is to fly which costs SFr 35 - SFr 180 and takes 4h 20m.

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The quickest way to get from Basel to Berlin is to fly which costs SFr 50 - SFr 220 and takes 4h 3m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Basel station to Berlin. However, there are services departing from Basel, Basel central station and arriving at Berlin, S+U Alexanderplatz Bhf/Memhardstr. via Freiburg, Berlin, Masurenallee/ZOB and S+U Zoologischer Garten Bhf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 14h 7m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Basel Bad Bf and arriving at Berlin Hbf. Services depart every four hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 7h 10m.

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The distance between Basel and Berlin is 691 km. The road distance is 870.1 km.

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The best way to get from Basel to Berlin without a car is to train which takes 7h 10m and costs SFr 170 - SFr 260.

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It takes approximately 4h 3m to get from Basel to Berlin, including transfers.

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Basel to Berlin bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Basel, Basel central station.

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

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The best way to get from Basel to Berlin is to fly which takes 4h 3m and costs SFr 50 - SFr 220. Alternatively, you can train, which costs SFr 170 - SFr 260 and takes 7h 10m, you could also bus, which costs SFr 50 - SFr 90 and takes 14h 7m.

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Map of how to get from Basel to Berlin.
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  • Distance: 432.1 miles
  • Duration: 4h 3m

What companies run services between Basel, Switzerland and Berlin, Germany?

easyJet, Lufthansa and KLM fly from Basel to Berlin hourly. Alternatively, Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS) operates a train from Basel to Berlin every 4 hours. Tickets cost $170 - $260 and the journey takes 7h 10m.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Basel to Berlin Tegel via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 18m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $500
Flights from Basel to Berlin Tegel via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 33m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $480
Flights from Zurich to Berlin Tegel
Ave. Duration
1h 24m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $340
Flights from Zurich to Berlin Tegel via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$95 - $410
Flights from Zurich to Berlin Tegel via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 17m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $410
Flights from Stuttgart to Berlin Tegel via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $440
Flights from Stuttgart to Berlin Tegel via Zurich
Ave. Duration
2h 55m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$110 - $420
Flights from Stuttgart to Berlin Tegel via Munich
Ave. Duration
2h 55m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$150 - $440
Flights from Saarbrucken to Berlin Tegel via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 12m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$1,700 - $3,800
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Basel to Berlin Tegel
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $210
Flights from Basel to Berlin Schoenefeld
Ave. Duration
1h 31m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $230
Flights from Basel to Berlin Schoenefeld via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$35 - $230
Flights from Zurich to Berlin Tegel
Ave. Duration
1h 27m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $190
Flights from Stuttgart to Berlin Tegel
Ave. Duration
1h 17m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $170
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Karlsruhe/Baden Baden to Berlin Tegel
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$900 - $1,900
Flights from Stuttgart to Berlin Tegel
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $300
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Zurich to Berlin Tegel
Ave. Duration
1h 24m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $340
Flights from Stuttgart to Berlin Tegel via Zurich
Ave. Duration
2h 55m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$110 - $420
Luxair
Website
luxair.lu
Flights from Saarbrucken to Berlin Tegel
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $2,300
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Basel to Berlin Tegel via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $550
Train operators
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. Swiss Railways codeshares with American Airlines and Swiss International Air Lines out of Zurich International Airport.

Contact Details
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Basel SBB to Zürich HB
Ave. Duration
1h 12m
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$30 - $60
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Basel SBB to Baden-Baden
Ave. Duration
1h 31m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$45 - $75
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Basel SBB to Karlsruhe Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $85
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Basel SBB to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
1h 18m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$29 - $45
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Basel Bad Bf to Berlin Hbf
Ave. Duration
7h 10m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$170 - $260
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Basel Bad Bf to Göttingen
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$100 - $160
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Deutsche Bahn

Deutsche Bahn is the German railway company, and the largest railway operator and infrastructure owner in Europe. Based in Berlin, Deutsche Bahn was founded in 1994, and 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.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Basel SBB to Karlsruhe Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Website
bahn.de
Train from Karlsruhe Hbf to Stuttgart Hbf
Ave. Duration
52m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$24 - $35
Website
bahn.de
inOui TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Karlsruhe Hbf to Stuttgart Hbf
Ave. Duration
36m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$22 - $27
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$22 - $27
1st Class
$40 - $41
SNCF

Loosely translated as the French National Railway Corporation, the SNCF is France’s state-owned railway company. It covers the country’s extensive rail network, as well as the TGV and Thalys, France’s two high-speed railway networks. With over 14,000 trains operating daily, it is a fast and efficient way of travelling around the country. The railway network consists of about 32,000km in total, of which 1800km are high-speed lines and 14,500km are electrified.

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Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Strasbourg to Sarreguemines
Ave. Duration
1h 21m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$20 - $29
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$20 - $29
1st Class
$26 - $40
Train from Gare de Basel-SBB to Gare de Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
1h 18m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$25 - $40
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$25 - $40
1st Class
$35 - $55
Bus operators
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves over 1400 destinations, in 26 countries including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands, Croatia, Spain, and across Scandinavia and central and eastern Europe. Founded in 2012, Flixbus’ extensive network connects cities with approximately 200,000 trips, with buses often departing every 30 minutes. One of the most affordable ways to get around Europe (and expanding soon into the US), a Flixbus journey is cost-effective, well-connected, comfortable and safe.

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Basel, Basel central station to Freiburg
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Freiburg to Berlin, Berlin central bus station
Ave. Duration
11h 10m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$45 - $75
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Eurolines FR
Phone
+ 33 1 41 86 24 21
Website
eurolines.fr
Bus from Strasbourg to Berlin Kaiserdamm
Ave. Duration
13h 10m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$95 - $140
Schedules at
eurolines.fr

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The quickest flight from Basel Airport to Berlin Tegel Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 30m.

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Basel to Berlin bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Berlin, Berlin central bus station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Basel to Berlin is 870 km. It takes approximately 7h 34m to drive from Basel to Berlin.

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KLM, easyJet and Lufthansa offer flights from Basel Airport to Berlin Tegel Airport.

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There are 1429+ hotels available in Berlin. Prices start at $54 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Basel to Basel Airport is to line 50 bus which takes 8m and costs SFr 2 - SFr 4.

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