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There are 6 ways to get from Basel to Schifferstadt by train, bus, car or plane

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Train

  1. Take the train from Basel SBB to Mannheim, Hauptbahnhof

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Bus

  1. Take the bus from Basel SBB to Mannheim, Hauptbahnhof

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Train via Karlsruhe

  1. Take the train from Basel SBB to Karlsruhe Hauptbahnhof
  2. Take the train from Karlsruhe Hauptbahnhof to Schifferstadt, Südbahnhof

Train via Rastatt

  1. Take the train from Basel Bad Bf to Rastatt
  2. Take the train from Karlsruhe Hauptbahnhof to Schifferstadt, Südbahnhof

Drive

  1. Drive from Basel to Schifferstadt

Fly, train

  1. Fly from Basel (BSL) to Frankfurt (FRA)
  2. Take the train from Frankfurt to Mannheim, Hauptbahnhof
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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: All visitors

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Conditions of entry into Germany from Switzerland

  • Travellers must present a negative COVID-19 test as either a RT-PCR performed within 3 hours prior to arrival, or an Antigen test performed within 2 hours prior to arrival
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 9 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)
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  • Travellers must present a negative COVID-19 test as either a RT-PCR performed within 3 hours prior to arrival, or an Antigen test performed within 2 hours prior to arrival
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 9 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions
  • Digital entry registration is required prior to arrival
This doesn't apply to arrivals from: EU Schengen Area (EU countries, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway, and Switzerland), Andorra, Hong Kong, Indonesia, Macau, New Zealand, San Marino, South Korea, Taiwan and Vatican

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Rules to follow in Germany

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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 Schifferstadt is 116 117.

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

The social distance requirement in Schifferstadt 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, returning to Switzerland from Germany is currently allowed.

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Last updated: 24 May 2022
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The cheapest way to get from Basel to Schifferstadt is to bus which costs SFr 18 - SFr 24 and takes 4h 31m.

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The quickest way to get from Basel to Schifferstadt is to drive which costs SFr 30 - SFr 45 and takes 2h 10m.

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No, there is no direct train from Basel to Schifferstadt. However, there are services departing from Basel SBB and arriving at Schifferstadt, Bahnhof via Mannheim, Hauptbahnhof. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2h 37m.

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It is 211 km from Basel to Schifferstadt. It is approximately 248.8 km to drive.

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The best way to get from Basel to Schifferstadt without a car is to train which takes 2h 37m and costs SFr 35 - SFr 150.

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It takes approximately 2h 37m to get from Basel to Schifferstadt, including transfers.

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Basel to Schifferstadt 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 Schifferstadt is to train which takes 2h 37m and costs SFr 35 - SFr 150. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs SFr 18 - SFr 24 and takes 4h 31m.

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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 Schifferstadt train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express, arrive at Mannheim, Hauptbahnhof station.

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Map of how to get from Basel to Schifferstadt.
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  • Distance: 211.5 km
  • Duration: 2h 37m

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

Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express operates a train from Basel SBB to Mannheim, Hauptbahnhof hourly. Tickets cost €45 - €70 and the journey takes 2h 11m. Three other operators also service this route. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Basel SBB to Mannheim, Hauptbahnhof 5 times a day. Tickets cost €15 - €19 and the journey takes 4h 5m.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Basel to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
€100 - €380
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 Mannheim, Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
2h 11m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€45 - €70
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Basel SBB to Karlsruhe Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€40 - €55
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Frankfurt to Mannheim, Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€21 - €29
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 Mannheim Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 17m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€75 - €140
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Basel Sbb to Karlsruhe Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€60 - €110
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Basel Bad Bf to Rastatt
Ave. Duration
2h 34m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
€50 - €95
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
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 Mannheim Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€55 - €140
Website
Trenitalia Eurocity
2nd Class
€55 - €80
1st Class
€100 - €140
Train from Basel Sbb to Karlsruhe Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€45 - €110
Website
Trenitalia Eurocity
2nd Class
€45 - €65
1st Class
€80 - €110
ÖBB Intercity
Website
oebb.at
Train from Basel Sbb to Mannheim Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 36m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€30 - €50
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Train from Basel Sbb to Karlsruhe Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 8m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€29 - €45
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Mannheim Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€20 - €28
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
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 Karlsruhe Hauptbahnhof to Schifferstadt, Südbahnhof
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€14 - €21
Website
Deutsche Bahn Regional
Train from Basel Bad Bf to Rastatt
Ave. Duration
2h 9m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
€27 - €40
Website
Deutsche Bahn Regional
Dutch Railways (NS)

Dutch Railways (NS) is the main passenger railway operator in the Netherlands. Founded in 1938, NS connects all major cities in the Netherlands, and offers night trains, international trains, Intercity direct, and trains to and from the airport. NS International is the international subsidiary of NS; their services include high-speed trains such as Thalys, ICE International, Eurostar and TGV, to major European hubs including Paris, London, Brussels, Berlin, Cologne, Frankfurt and Lille.

Contact Details
Phone
+31 30 751 5155
Website
ns.nl
Train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Mannheim Hbf
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
€11 - €27
Website
Dutch Railways (NS)
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Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
€11 - €16
1st Class
€19 - €27
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 SBB to Mannheim, Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
€15 - €19
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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Yes, the driving distance between Basel to Schifferstadt is 249 km. It takes approximately 2h 10m to drive from Basel to Schifferstadt.

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Lufthansa offers flights from Basel Airport to Frankfurt Airport.

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There are 206+ hotels available in Schifferstadt. 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 9 min and costs SFr 2 - SFr 4.

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