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

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Fly Basel to Berlin Tegel  •  4 h 3 min

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

$50 - $218

Cheapest option

Fly Basel to Berlin Schoenefeld  •  4 h 30 min

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

$35 - $158

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Train to Zurich, fly to Berlin Tegel  •  4 h 53 min

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

$84 - $264

Train, train to Stuttgart, fly to Berlin Tegel  •  5 h 58 min

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

$114 - $268

Train to Zurich, fly to Berlin Schoenefeld  •  5 h 34 min

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

$74 - $334

Train to Berne, fly to Berlin Tegel  •  5 h 51 min

  1. Take the train from Basel SBB to Bern
  2. Fly from Berne (BRN) to Berlin Tegel (TXL) BRN - TXL

$149 - $685

Train  •  7 h 10 min

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

$180 - $260

Train Russian Railways  •  10 h 33 min

  1. Take the train from Basel SBB to Strasbourg
  2. Take the train from Strasbourg to Berlin Hbf (tief) En

$117 - $159

Bus  •  14 h 50 min

  1. Take the bus from Basel, Basel central station to Freiburg 299 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Freiburg to Berlin, Berlin TXL, E N15

$57 - $97

Train, drive  •  9 h 17 min

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

$153 - $248

Drive  •  7 h 34 min

  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 30 - SFr 160 and takes 4 h 30 min.

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The quickest way to get from Basel to Berlin is to fly which costs SFr 45 - SFr 210 and takes 4 h 3 min.

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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 and Berlin, Flughafen Tegel. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 14 h 50 min.

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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. The journey takes approximately 7 h 10 min.

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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 7 h 10 min and costs SFr 170 - SFr 250.

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It takes approximately 4 h 3 min 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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Map of how to get from Basel to Berlin.
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  • Distance: 432.1 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 3 min

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

easyJet, Lufthansa and two other airlines fly from Basel to Berlin hourly. Alternatively, Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS) operates a train from Basel to Berlin every 4 hours. Tickets cost $180 - $260 and the journey takes 7 h 10 min.

Airlines
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Zurich to Berlin Tegel via Cologne/Bonn Apt
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$85 - $380
Flights from Stuttgart to Berlin Tegel
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $300
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Basel to Berlin Tegel
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $210
Flights from Basel to Berlin Schoenefeld
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $230
Flights from Basel to Berlin Schoenefeld via Venice
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$35 - $230
Flights from Zurich to Berlin Tegel
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $190
Flights from Stuttgart to Berlin Tegel
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $170
Flights from Zurich to Berlin Schoenefeld
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$35 - $260
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Basel to Berlin Tegel via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $480
Flights from Basel to Berlin Tegel via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $500
Flights from Zurich to Berlin Tegel
Ave. Duration
1 h 24 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $340
Flights from Zurich to Berlin Tegel via Munich
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$95 - $410
Flights from Zurich to Berlin Tegel via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $410
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Zurich to Berlin Tegel
Ave. Duration
1 h 24 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $340
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Basel to Berlin Tegel via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
3 h 36 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $550
Sky Work Airlines
Website
flyskywork.com
Flights from Berne to Berlin Tegel
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $600
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Basel to Berlin Tegel via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$130 - $600
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
53 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $60
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Basel Bad Bf to Karlsruhe Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$45 - $75
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Basel SBB to Bern
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$35 - $70
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Basel Bad Bf to Berlin Hbf
Ave. Duration
7 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$180 - $260
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Basel SBB to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Basel Bad Bf to Göttingen
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
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 Bad Bf to Karlsruhe Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Website
bahn.de
Train from Karlsruhe Hbf to Stuttgart Hbf
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Website
bahn.de
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
sncf.com
Train from Karlsruhe Hbf to Stuttgart Hbf
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$21 - $26
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$21 - $26
1st Class
$37 - $40
Russian Railways
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.

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
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
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Freiburg to Berlin, Berlin TXL, E
Ave. Duration
12 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$50 - $85
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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