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There are 4 ways to get from Basel to Kirchzarten by train, bus or car

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Train  •  55 min

  1. Take the train from Basel SBB to Freiburg Hauptbahnhof 20 / ...
  2. Take the train from Freiburg to Kirchzarten S10 / ...

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Bus  •  1h 59m

  1. Take the bus from Basel Euroairport FR to Freiburg 208

2 alternative options

Train, bus  •  2h 46m

  1. Take the train from Basel SBB to Zell i.W. Bahnhof S6 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Zell i.W. Bahnhof to Todtnau Busbahnhof 300
  3. Take the bus from Todtnau Busbahnhof to Kirchzarten Grundschule 215

Drive  •  54 min

  1. Drive from Basel to Kirchzarten 81.1 km

Basel to Kirchzarten by train

267 Weekly Trains
55 min Average Duration
€14 Cheapest Price
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Switzerland → Germany
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International entry into Germany from Switzerland

  • Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Switzerland
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Allowed for: Citizens and permanent residents of Germany, as well as residents from EU Schengen Area (EU countries, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway, and Switzerland), Andorra, Argentina, Australia, Bahrain, Canada, Chile, Colombia, Hong Kong, Indonesia, Kuwait, Macau, Monaco, New Zealand, Peru, Qatar, Rwanda, San Marino, Saudi Arabia, South Korea, Taiwan, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, United States, Uruguay and Vatican

Restricted for: Foreign nationals from outside Germany with the above exceptions

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Conditions of entry into Germany from Switzerland

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 2 days before arrival and 10 day mandatory self quarantine
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from compulsory quarantine
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from compulsory quarantine (certificate needed)
  • Negative COVID-19 test is required to end quarantine early. This test occurs on day 5 in quarantine
This applies to arrivals from Switzerland
  • Digital entry registration is required prior to arrival
  • The exact quarantine requirements depend on the regulations in each federal state
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions
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  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
This doesn't apply to arrivals from: Andorra, Argentina, Australia, Bahrain, Belgium, Bulgaria, Canada, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Finland, France, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Italy, Kuwait, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Monaco, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Rwanda, San Marino, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, United States and Uruguay
  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 2 days before arrival and 10 day mandatory self quarantine
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from compulsory quarantine
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from compulsory quarantine (certificate needed)
  • Negative COVID-19 test is required to end quarantine early. This test occurs on day 5 in quarantine
This applies to arrivals from Andorra, Argentina, Australia, Bahrain, Belgium, Bulgaria, Canada, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Finland, France, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Italy, Kuwait, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Monaco, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Rwanda, San Marino, Slovakia, Slovenia, South Korea, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, United States and Uruguay
  • Digital entry registration is required prior to arrival
  • The exact quarantine requirements depend on the regulations in each federal state
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions

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Rules to follow in Germany

1.5m

Mandatory

Mandatory

Considerations leaving from Switzerland

The official advice is to avoid non-essential international travel to high risk countries

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Yes, but conditions apply when entering Germany from Switzerland.

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are mandatory
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 1.5 metres
  • Observe COVID-19 safety rules
  • Domestic border crossings may be subject to approval, testing and quarantine

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Kirchzarten is 116 117.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Kirchzarten is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Kirchzarten is 1.5 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 116 117.

No, but conditions apply when returning to Switzerland from Germany.

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Last updated: 16 Jan 2022
Exceptions may apply, for full details: Robert Koch Institute.

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The cheapest way to get from Basel to Kirchzarten is to drive which costs SFr 9 - SFr 14 and takes 54 min.

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The quickest way to get from Basel to Kirchzarten is to drive which costs SFr 9 - SFr 14 and takes 54 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Basel to Kirchzarten. However, there are services departing from Basel SBB and arriving at Kirchzarten via Freiburg. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 55 min.

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The distance between Basel and Kirchzarten is 54 km. The road distance is 81.1 km.

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The best way to get from Basel to Kirchzarten without a car is to train which takes 55 min and costs SFr 14 - SFr 70.

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It takes approximately 55 min to get from Basel to Kirchzarten, including transfers.

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Basel to Kirchzarten 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 Kirchzarten is to train which takes 55 min and costs SFr 14 - SFr 70. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs SFr 12 - SFr 19 and takes 1h 59m.

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Basel to Kirchzarten train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn Regional, arrive at Kirchzarten station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Basel to Kirchzarten is 81 km. It takes approximately 54 min to drive from Basel to Kirchzarten.

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  • Distance: 53.6 km
  • Duration: 55 min

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

You can take a train from Basel to Kirchzarten via Freiburg Hauptbahnhof and Freiburg in around 55 min. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Basel Euroairport FR to Freiburg every 3 hours. Tickets cost €6 - €9 and the journey takes 55 min. FlixBus-de also services this route every 3 hours.

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 Freiburg Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€19 - €27
Website
Deutsche Bahn
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.

Contact Details
Phone
+41 51 220 11 11
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Basel Sbb to Freiburg(Breisgau) Hbf
Ave. Duration
58 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€24 - €45
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Deutsche Bahn Regional

Deutsche Bahn’s regional network is made up of IRE (Interregio-Express), RE (Regional-Express), RB (Regionalbahn) and S-Bahn trains. Ticket prices are fixed and there’s no seat reservations – just turn up, buy a ticket and jump on the next train. All regional trains depart regularly and connect to local and long-distance services.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 311682904
Website
bahn.com
Train from Basel SBB to Freiburg Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
58 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€10 - €15
Website
Deutsche Bahn Regional
Train from Freiburg to Kirchzarten
Ave. Duration
12 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
€3 - €5
Website
Deutsche Bahn Regional
Deutsche Bahn Intercity

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.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 2970
Website
bahn.com
Train from Basel Sbb to Freiburg(Breisgau) Hbf
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€35 - €55
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Trenitalia EuroCity

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.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Basel Sbb to Freiburg(Breisgau) Hbf
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€21 - €60
Website
Trenitalia Eurocity
2nd Class
€21 - €29
1st Class
€40 - €60
SBB GmbH
Phone
+49 (0) 7531 915109
Email
info@sbb-deutschland.de
Website
sbb-deutschland.de
Train from Basel SBB to Zell i.W. Bahnhof
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Website
SBB GmbH
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).

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 300 137 300
Email
service@flixbus.com
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Basel Euroairport FR to Freiburg
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€6 - €9
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Frequently asked questions
Is there Wi-Fi on FlixBus?
Yes - FlixBus offers free Wi-Fi
Are there power outlets on FlixBus?
Yes
Does FlixBus offer meals or snacks?
Yes - snacks and drinks may be purchased from the driver. Please note, this is not available on all services.
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FlixBus-de
Website
flixbus.com
Bus from Basel Euroairport FR to Freiburg Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Schedules at
flixbus.com
Sbg - Bus
Website
efa-bw.de
Bus from Zell i.W. Bahnhof to Todtnau Busbahnhof
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Schedules at
Sbg - Bus
Bus from Todtnau Busbahnhof to Kirchzarten Grundschule
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
Sbg - Bus
Swiss PostAuto
Email
info@postauto.ch
Website
postauto.ch
Bus from Zell to Todtnau, Busbahnhof
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€3 - €4
Website
Swiss PostAuto
Schedules at
SBB
Bus from Todtnau, Busbahnhof to Kirchzarten, Grundschule
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€1 - €3
Website
Swiss PostAuto
Schedules at
SBB

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