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There are 8 ways to get from Basel to Offenberg by train, bus, car or plane

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Train via Frankfurt am Main  •  8h 35m

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

161€ - 260€

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Bus, train  •  10h 28m

  1. Take the bus from Basel Meret-Oppenheim-Strasse to St. Gallen Lagerstrasse
  2. Take the bus from St.Gallen, Lagerstrasse to Munich, ZOB
  3. Take the train from Muenchen Hbf to Plattling Re

55€ - 83€

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Train  •  8h 52m

  1. Take the train from Basel Sbb to Muenchen Hbf Ic
  2. Take the train from Muenchen Hbf to Plattling Re

115€ - 162€

Train #2  •  8h 59m

  1. Take the train from Basel Bad Bf to Ulm Hbf Ire / ...
  2. Take the train from Ulm Hbf to Plattling Re

Drive  •  4h 53m

  1. Drive from Basel to Offenberg 539.1 km

55€ - 85€

Fly from Basel, train  •  6h 53m

  1. Fly from Basel (BSL) to Munich (MUC) BSL - MUC
  2. Take the train from Muenchen Flughafen Terminal to Landshut(Bay)Hbf
  3. Take the train from Landshut(Bay)Hbf to Plattling

122€ - 411€

Train to Zurich, fly, train  •  7h 3m

  1. Take the train from Basel SBB to Zürich HB
  2. Fly from Zurich (ZRH) to Munich (MUC) ZRH - MUC
  3. Take the train from Muenchen Flughafen Terminal to Landshut(Bay)Hbf
  4. Take the train from Landshut(Bay)Hbf to Plattling

96€ - 271€

Train, train to Stuttgart, fly  •  8h 50m

  1. Take the train from Basel Sbb to Karlsruhe Hbf
  2. Take the train from Karlsruhe Hbf to Stuttgart Hbf
  3. Fly from Stuttgart (STR) to Munich (MUC) STR - MUC
  4. Take the train from Muenchen Flughafen Terminal to Landshut(Bay)Hbf
  5. Take the train from Landshut(Bay)Hbf to Plattling

231€ - 402€

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The most affordable way to get from Basel to Offenberg is to bus and train, which costs SFr 60 - SFr 95 and takes 10h 28m.

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The quickest way to get from Basel to Offenberg is to drive which costs SFr 60 - SFr 95 and takes 4h 53m.

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The distance between Basel and Offenberg is 418 km. The road distance is 539.1 km.

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The best way to get from Basel to Offenberg without a car is to train via Frankfurt am Main which takes 8h 35m and costs SFr 170 - SFr 290.

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It takes approximately 8h 35m to get from Basel to Offenberg, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Basel Airport to Munich Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h.

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Yes, the driving distance between Basel to Offenberg is 539 km. It takes approximately 4h 53m to drive from Basel to Offenberg.

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Lufthansa offers flights from Basel Airport to Munich Airport.

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There are 39+ hotels available in Offenberg. Prices start at 75€ per night.

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The best way to get from Basel to Basel Airport is to line 50 bus which takes 9 min and costs SFr 2 - SFr 4.

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Map of how to get from Basel to Offenberg.
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  • Distance: 417.9 km
  • Duration: 8h 35m

What companies run services between Basel, Switzerland and Offenberg, Bavaria, Germany?

You can take a train from Basel to Offenberg via Frankfurt(Main)Hbf, Plattling, Deggendorf Hbf, and Deggendorf Hbf in around 8h 35m.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Basel to Munich
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
80€ - 320€
Flights from Basel to Munich via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
2h 55m
When
Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday
Estimated price
80€ - 340€
Flights from Zurich to Munich
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
100€ - 600€
Flights from Stuttgart to Munich
Ave. Duration
45 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
230€ - 370€
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Basel to Munich
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
80€ - 320€
Flights from Zurich to Munich
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
100€ - 600€
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 Bad Bf to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
60€ - 85€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Plattling
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
70€ - 100€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Basel Sbb to Zuerich Hb
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
23€ - 35€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Basel Sbb to Karlsruhe Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
40€ - 55€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Karlsruhe Hbf to Stuttgart Hbf
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
22€ - 35€
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 Bad Bf to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 52m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
90€ - 160€
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Basel SBB to Zürich HB
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
29€ - 55€
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Basel Sbb to Karlsruhe Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
55€ - 100€
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
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
Website
bahn.com
Train from Basel Sbb to Muenchen Hbf
Ave. Duration
5h 21m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
90€ - 130€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Basel Bad Bf to Ulm Hbf
Ave. Duration
4h 1m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
65€ - 90€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Basel Sbb to Karlsruhe Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 16m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
50€ - 75€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Karlsruhe Hbf to Stuttgart Hbf
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
40€ - 55€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
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
Website
bahn.com
Train from Muenchen Hbf to Plattling
Ave. Duration
1h 36m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
22€ - 35€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Basel Bad Bf to Ulm Hbf
Ave. Duration
3h 11m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
45€ - 65€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Muenchen Flughafen Terminal to Landshut(Bay)Hbf
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
9€ - 13€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Landshut(Bay)Hbf to Plattling
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
10€ - 15€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
DB ZugBus RAB GmbH
Website
zugbus-rab.de
Train from Basel Bad Bf to Ulm Hbf
Ave. Duration
3h 11m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Website
DB ZugBus RAB
Schedules at
SBB
agilis
Phone
+49 800 589 28 40
Website
agilis.de
Train from Ulm Hbf to Plattling
Ave. Duration
3h 33m
Frequency
3 times a week
Website
agilis.de
TGV inOui

France’s high-speed TGV train network runs at speeds of up to 320km/h connecting major cities across France and into neighbouring countries. All TGV tickets include a seat reservation; seating is 1+2 in 1st class, 2+2 in 2nd class. Popular routes include Paris to Marseille and Paris to Strasbourg. Most TGVs have a cafe area, power points at each seat and WiFi.

Contact Details
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Basel Sbb to Zuerich Hb
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
24€ - 35€
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
30€ - 35€
1st Class
24€ - 29€
Train from Karlsruhe Hbf to Stuttgart Hbf
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
23€ - 35€
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
29€ - 34€
1st Class
23€ - 28€
Deutsche Bahn Eurocity

Deutsche Bahn’s EuroCity (EC) trains connect German cities to major cities in neighbouring European countries, and are operated in conjunction with their national train company. All EC trains offer First and Standard class; cars are air-conditioned and food and drinks are available onboard. Tickets can be booked up to 180 days in advance of travel. Seat reservations are not compulsory but are recommended for popular routes.

Contact Details
Website
bahn.com
Train from Basel Sbb to Zuerich Hb
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
14€ - 20€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Go Ahead BW
Phone
+49 711 400 534 44
Website
go-ahead-bw.de
Train from Karlsruhe Hbf to Stuttgart Hbf
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Go Ahead BW
Verkehrs- und Tarifverbund Stuttgart (VVS)
Phone
0711 19449
Website
vvs.de
Train from Karlsruhe Hauptbahnhof to Stuttgart Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
9€ - 13€
Website
Verkehrs- und Tarifverbund Stuttgart (VVS)
Bus operators
ExpressBus
Phone
+41 842 000 888
Email
info@expressbus.ch
Website
expressbus.ch
Bus from Basel Meret-Oppenheim-Strasse to St. Gallen Lagerstrasse
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
25€ - 35€
Website
ExpressBus
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.com
Bus from St.Gallen, Lagerstrasse to Munich, ZOB
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
7€ - 11€
Website
RegioJet

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