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

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

Train via Ulm Hbf  •  4 h 45 min

  1. Take the train from Basel Bad Bf to Ulm Hbf Ire
  2. Take the train from Ulm Hbf to München Hbf Ice / ...

$94 - $145

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Bus FlixBus  •  5 h 50 min

  1. Take the bus from Basel, Basel central station to Munich, Munich central bus station 206 / ...

$22 - $40

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Train  •  5 h 41 min

  1. Take the train from Basel SBB to München Hbf Ec

$110 - $200

Bus Swiss PostAuto  •  5 h 53 min

  1. Take the bus from Basel City Center to Zurich Ouibus
  2. Take the bus from Zürich, Sihlquai/HB to München ZOB 2-Y

$134 - $195

Train via St. Gallen(CH)  •  6 h 40 min

  1. Take the train from Basel SBB to St. Gallen 37 / ...
  2. Take the train from St. Gallen(CH) to München Hbf Ec

$113 - $192

Drive  •  3 h 56 min

  1. Drive from Basel to Munich 248.2 miles

$50 - $80

Fly Basel to Munich  •  3 h 56 min

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

$76 - $257

Train to Zurich, fly to Munich  •  3 h 50 min

  1. Take the train from Basel SBB to Zürich HB
  2. Fly from Zurich (ZRH) to Munich (MUC) ZRH - MUC

$134 - $390

Train to Zurich, fly to Nuremberg, train  •  4 h 51 min

  1. Take the train from Basel SBB to Zürich HB
  2. Fly from Zurich (ZRH) to Nuremberg (NUE) ZRH - NUE
  3. Take the train from Nürnberg Hbf to München Hbf

$143 - $390

Train, line 4 train to Berne, fly to Munich  •  5 h 39 min

  1. Take the train from Basel SBB to Bern
  2. Take the line 4 train from Bern to Belp
  3. Fly from Berne (BRN) to Munich (MUC) BRN - MUC

$178 - $692

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Basel to Munich is to bus which costs SFr 21 - SFr 40 and takes 5 h 50 min.

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The quickest way to get from Basel to Munich is to train and fly which takes 3 h 50 min and costs SFr 130 - SFr 390.

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The distance between Basel and Munich is 305 km. The road distance is 397 km.

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It takes approximately 4 h 45 min to get from Basel to Munich, including transfers.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Basel, Basel central station and arriving at Munich, Munich central bus station. Services depart twice daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 5 h 50 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Basel SBB and arriving at München Hbf. Services depart five times a day. The journey takes approximately 5 h 41 min.

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

You can take a train from Basel to Munich via Ulm Hbf in around 4 h 45 min. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Basel to Munich twice daily. Tickets cost $22 - $40 and the journey takes 5 h 50 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
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 Zurich to Munich
Ave. Duration
56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Flights from Zurich to Nuremberg
Ave. Duration
56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $440
Flights from Zurich to Nuremberg via Munich
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$150 - $600
Flights from Zurich to Nuremberg via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
2 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $600
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Basel to Munich
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $500
Flights from Zurich to Munich
Ave. Duration
56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Flights from Zurich to Nuremberg
Ave. Duration
56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $440
Sky Work Airlines
Website
flyskywork.com
Flights from Berne to Munich
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Train operators
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Basel Bad Bf to Ulm Hbf
Ave. Duration
3 h 11 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$60 - $95
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Basel SBB to München Hbf
Ave. Duration
5 h 41 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$110 - $200
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Basel SBB to St. Gallen
Ave. Duration
2 h 31 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$55 - $110
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from St. Gallen(CH) to München Hbf
Ave. Duration
3 h 9 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$55 - $90
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.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 SBB to Bern
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$35 - $65
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Deutsche Bahn
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Ulm Hbf to München Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Website
bahn.de
Train from Nürnberg Hbf to München Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
bahn.de
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
tgv.com
Train from Ulm Hbf to München Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 19 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $40
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$30 - $40
1st Class
$50 - $65
BLS AG
Phone
+41 58 327 32 71
Website
bls.ch
Train from Bern to Belp
Ave. Duration
11 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Website
bls.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Bus operators
FlixBus
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Basel, Basel central station to Munich, Munich central bus station
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$22 - $40
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Ouibus
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Basel City Center to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Website
Ouibus
Swiss PostAuto
Email
info@postauto.ch
Website
postauto.ch
Bus from Zürich, Sihlquai/HB to München ZOB
Ave. Duration
3 h 43 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$130 - $190
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch

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