There are 9 ways to get from Basel to Germany by plane, subway, train, bus, night 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 to Frankfurt  •  2 h 33 min

  1. Fly from Basel (BSL) to Frankfurt (FRA) BSL - FRA

$88 - $295

Cheapest option

Fly to Hamburg  •  4 h 11 min

  1. Fly from Basel (BSL) to Hamburg (HAM) BSL - HAM

$50 - $244

7 alternative options

Fly to Munich, subway  •  4 h 8 min

  1. Fly from Basel (BSL) to Munich (MUC) BSL - MUC
  2. Take the subway from München Nordfriedhof to München Marienplatz

$78 - $261

Fly to Dusseldorf  •  3 h 54 min

  1. Fly from Basel (BSL) to Dusseldorf (DUS) BSL - DUS

$68 - $232

Train Deutsche Bahn  •  7 h 32 min

  1. Take the train from Basel Bad Bf to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf Ice / ...
  2. Take the train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Berlin Hbf (tief) Ice

$188 - $289

Train  •  7 h 36 min

  1. Take the train from Basel SBB to Berlin Hbf Ice / ...

$193 - $284

Bus  •  12 h 56 min

  1. Take the bus from Basel Mulhouse Freiburg - Airport to Strasbourg Bâle Mulhouse Fribourg aéroport > Strasbourg
  2. Take the bus from Strasbourg to Berlin

$107 - $160

Bus, night bus  •  14 h 41 min

  1. Take the bus from Basel, Basel central station to Freiburg N99 / ...
  2. Take the night bus from Freiburg to Berlin, Berlin TXL, E N15

$57 - $102

Drive  •  7 h 34 min

  1. Drive from Basel to Berlin 543.8 miles

$110 - $170

What companies run services between Basel, Switzerland and Germany?

Lufthansa flies from Basel to Frankfurt am Main 5 times a day. Alternatively, you can take a train from Basel to Berlin via Frankfurt(Main)Hbf, Berlin Hbf (tief), and Berlin Hbf in around 7 h 32 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Basel to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $380
Flights from Basel to Munich
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $500
Flights from Basel to Munich via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
2 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $500
Flights from Basel to Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$55 - $420
Flights from Basel to Dusseldorf via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,000
Flights from Basel to Dusseldorf via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,000
Flights from Basel to Hamburg via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 19 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $850
Flights from Basel to Hamburg via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$110 - $750
Flights from Basel to Hamburg via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $850
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Basel to Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$55 - $420
Flights from Basel to Hamburg via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$110 - $750
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Basel to Dusseldorf via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $600
Flights from Basel to Hamburg via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
3 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $750
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Basel to Hamburg
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $460
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Basel to Hamburg via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $750
Train operators
MVV
Phone
+49 89 41 42 43 44
Website
mvv-muenchen.de
Subway from München Nordfriedhof to München Marienplatz
Ave. Duration
9 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
mvv-muenchen.de
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Basel Bad Bf to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf
Ave. Duration
2 h 38 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$75 - $120
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Basel SBB to Berlin Hbf
Ave. Duration
7 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$190 - $280
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Bus operators
Ouibus
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Basel Mulhouse Freiburg - Airport to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Website
Ouibus
Eurolines FR
Phone
+ 33 1 41 86 24 21
Website
eurolines.fr
Bus from Strasbourg to Berlin
Ave. Duration
9 h 15 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$95 - $140
Schedules at
eurolines.fr
FlixBus
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
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $8
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Night bus from Freiburg to Berlin, Berlin TXL, E
Ave. Duration
12 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$50 - $90
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Basel to Germany?

The distance between Basel and Germany is 443 km. The road distance is 870 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Basel to Germany?

The cheapest way to get from Basel to Germany is to bus and night bus which costs SFr 55 - SFr 110 and takes 14 h 41 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Basel to Germany?

The quickest way to get from Basel to Germany is to fly which takes 2 h 33 min and costs SFr 85 - SFr 290.

Is there a direct train between Basel and Germany?

No, there is no direct train from Basel to Germany. However, there are services departing from Basel Bad Bf and arriving at Berlin Alexanderplatz via Frankfurt(Main)Hbf and Berlin Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h 32 min.

Is there a direct bus between Basel and Germany?

No, there is no direct bus from Basel to Germany. However, there are services departing from Basel, Brausebad and arriving at Berlin, S+U Alexanderplatz Bhf/Memhardstr. via Basel Mulhouse Freiburg - Airport, Strasbourg, Berlin, Masurenallee/ZOB and S+U Zoologischer Garten Bhf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 12 h 56 min.

How long does it take to get from Basel to Germany?

It takes approximately 2 h 33 min to get from Basel to Germany, including transfers.