There are 10 ways to get from Basel to Germany by plane, train, bus, night train or car

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Fly to Frankfurt  •  2h 23m

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

71€ - 248€

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Fly to Hamburg  •  4h 13m

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

44€ - 222€

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Fly to Munich  •  3h 54m

  1. Fly from Basel (BSL) to Munich (MUC) BSL - MUC

64€ - 233€

Fly to Dusseldorf  •  3h 54m

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

52€ - 203€

Fly to Berlin Tegel  •  4h 11m

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

46€ - 200€

Train via Göttingen  •  7h 50m

  1. Take the train from Basel Sbb to Goettingen Ice / ...
  2. Take the train from Goettingen to Berlin Hbf Ice / ...

159€ - 238€

Train  •  7h 58m

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

140€ - 206€

Bus  •  14h 45m

  1. Take the bus from Lörrach to Berlin, Berlin central bus station 015

54€ - 73€

Night train  •  10h 59m

  1. Take the night train from Basel Sbb to Berlin Gesundbrunnen Nj

76€ - 100€

Drive  •  7h 39m

  1. Drive from Basel to Berlin 870.1 km

100€ - 150€

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The cheapest way to get from Basel to Germany is to bus which costs SFr 55 - SFr 85 and takes 14h 45m.

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The quickest way to get from Basel to Germany is to fly which costs SFr 75 - SFr 280 and takes 2h 23m.

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No, there is no direct train from Basel to Germany. However, there are services departing from Basel Sbb and arriving at Berlin Alexanderplatz via Goettingen and Berlin Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7h 50m.

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

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The best way to get from Basel to Germany without a car is to train via Göttingen which takes 7h 50m and costs SFr 170 - SFr 270.

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It takes approximately 2h 23m to get from Basel to Germany, including transfers.

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Basel to Germany train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express, depart from Basel Sbb station.

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The best way to get from Basel to Germany is to fly which takes 2h 23m and costs SFr 75 - SFr 280. Alternatively, you can train via Göttingen, which costs SFr 170 - SFr 270 and takes 7h 50m, you could also bus, which costs SFr 55 - SFr 85 and takes 14h 45m.

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The quickest flight from Basel Airport to Frankfurt Airport is the direct flight which takes 55 min.

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Basel to Germany train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express, arrive at Berlin Hbf station.

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Map of how to get from Basel to Germany.
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  • Distance: 443 km
  • Duration: 2h 23m

What companies run services between Basel, Switzerland and Germany?

Lufthansa flies from Basel to Frankfurt am Main 4 times a day. Alternatively, you can take a train from Basel to Berlin via Goettingen and Berlin Hbf in around 7h 50m.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Basel to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
100€ - 340€
Flights from Basel to Munich
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Every day
Estimated price
100€ - 460€
Flights from Basel to Munich via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
2h 55m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
100€ - 460€
Flights from Basel to Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
50€ - 380€
Flights from Basel to Dusseldorf via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 11m
When
Every day
Estimated price
200€ - 900€
Flights from Basel to Dusseldorf via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 26m
When
Every day
Estimated price
200€ - 900€
Flights from Basel to Berlin Tegel via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 32m
When
Every day
Estimated price
100€ - 460€
Flights from Basel to Berlin Tegel via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 17m
When
Every day
Estimated price
100€ - 440€
Flights from Basel to Hamburg via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
180€ - 800€
Flights from Basel to Hamburg via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 23m
When
Every day
Estimated price
180€ - 800€
Flights from Basel to Hamburg via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
100€ - 700€
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Basel to Dusseldorf via Berlin Tegel
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
55€ - 270€
Flights from Basel to Berlin Tegel
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
40€ - 190€
Flights from Basel to Hamburg
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
50€ - 420€
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Basel to Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
50€ - 380€
Flights from Basel to Hamburg via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
100€ - 700€
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Basel to Dusseldorf via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
150€ - 550€
Flights from Basel to Berlin Tegel via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
When
Monday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
90€ - 450€
Flights from Basel to Hamburg via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
150€ - 700€
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Basel to Berlin Tegel via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
110€ - 550€
Train operators
Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express

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).

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Basel Sbb to Goettingen
Ave. Duration
4h 32m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
95€ - 140€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Goettingen to Berlin Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 21m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
60€ - 85€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Basel Sbb to Berlin Hbf
Ave. Duration
7h 28m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
150€ - 210€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Deutsche Bahn Intercity
Website
bahn.com
Train from Basel Sbb to Goettingen
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
95€ - 140€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Goettingen to Berlin Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 35m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
70€ - 100€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Basel Sbb to Berlin Hbf
Ave. Duration
7h 28m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
130€ - 190€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Nightjet
Phone
+43 51717
Website
nightjet.com
Night train from Basel Sbb to Berlin Gesundbrunnen
Ave. Duration
10h 48m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
70€ - 100€
Website
Nightjet
Bus operators
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Lörrach to Berlin, Berlin central bus station
Ave. Duration
12h 35m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
40€ - 50€
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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Yes, the driving distance between Basel to Germany is 870 km. It takes approximately 7h 39m to drive from Basel to Germany.

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Lufthansa offers flights from Basel Airport to Frankfurt Airport.

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There are 290+ hotels available in Germany. Prices start at 87€ per night.

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

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