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There are 3 ways to get from Basel to Titisee by train, bus or car

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Train  •  1h 24m

  1. Take the train from Basel Sbb to Freiburg(Breisgau) Hbf Ice / ...
  2. Take the train from Freiburg to Titisee S11 / ...

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Train, bus  •  2h 26m

  1. Take the train from Basel SBB to Zell i.W. Bahnhof S6 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Zell i.W. Bahnhof to Hinterzarten Abzw. Bühlhofweg 7300 / ...

Drive  •  1h 8m

  1. Drive from Basel to Titisee 77.1 km

Basel to Titisee by train

The train journey time between Basel and Titisee is around 1h 50m and covers a distance of around 92 km. This includes an average layover time of around 28 min. The fastest train normally takes 1h 22m. Operated by Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express, DB Fernverkehr AG, Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS) and others, the Basel to Titisee train service departs from Basel Sbb and arrives in Titisee. Typically 152 trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Average train journey times

Time on train:
1h 21m
Layover time:
28 min
Total time:
1h 50m

Train route information

Fastest train time:
1h 22m
Train distance:
92 km
Trains per week:
152
Cheapest price:
-
Carbon emissions:
4 kg CO2

First and last trains

First train departs at:
04:03
Last train departs at:
23:13

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Basel to Titisee train schedules

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), Albania, Andorra, Argentina, Armenia, Australia, Azerbaijan, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Brazil, Brunei, Canada, Chile, Colombia, Cyprus, Egypt, Hong Kong, India, Israel, Japan, Jordan, Kosovo, Kuwait, Lebanon, Macau, Moldova, Monaco, Montenegro, New Zealand, North Macedonia, Paraguay, Qatar, Russia, San Marino, Saudi Arabia, Serbia, Singapore, South Africa, South Korea, Taiwan, Turkey, Ukraine, United Kingdom, United States 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 3 days before arrival
This applies to arrivals from Switzerland
  • Pre-arrival health declaration
  • The exact quarantine requirements depend on the regulations in each federal state
  • Digital entry registration is required prior to arrival
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: Albania, Andorra, Azerbaijan, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Colombia, Egypt, Guatemala, Israel, Japan, Netherlands, Palestine, Paraguay, Russia, Serbia, South Korea, Sri Lanka, Turkey, United Kingdom and United States
  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival or 10 day mandatory self-quarantine
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  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from compulsory quarantine
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  • Pre-arrival health declaration
  • The exact quarantine requirements depend on the regulations in each federal state
  • Digital entry registration is required prior to arrival
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

Frequently Asked Questions


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 Titisee is 116 117.

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

The social distance requirement in Titisee 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: 20 Sep 2021
Exceptions may apply, for full details: Robert Koch Institute.

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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Basel to Titisee is to drive which costs SFr 9 - SFr 14 and takes 1h 8m.

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The quickest way to get from Basel to Titisee is to drive which costs SFr 9 - SFr 14 and takes 1h 8m.

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No, there is no direct train from Basel to Titisee. However, there are services departing from Basel Sbb and arriving at Titisee via Freiburg. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1h 24m.

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The distance between Basel and Titisee is 57 km. The road distance is 77.1 km.

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The best way to get from Basel to Titisee without a car is to train which takes 1h 24m and costs SFr 19 - SFr 75.

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It takes approximately 1h 24m to get from Basel to Titisee, including transfers.

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

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Basel to Titisee train services, operated by DB Regio AG Baden-Württemberg, arrive at Titisee station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Basel to Titisee is 77 km. It takes approximately 1h 8m to drive from Basel to Titisee.

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  • Distance: 56.8 km
  • Duration: 1h 24m

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

You can take a train from Basel to Titisee via Freiburg in around 1h 24m.

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(Breisgau) Hbf
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€19 - €27
Website
Deutsche Bahn
DB Fernverkehr AG
Website
delfi.de
Train from Basel SBB to Freiburg Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
delfi.de
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
€23 - €45
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Bahn DE
Phone
0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.de
Train from Basel SBB to Freiburg Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
58 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€13 - €19
Website
Bahn DE
Train from Freiburg Hauptbahnhof to Titisee Bahnhof
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€6 - €10
Website
Bahn DE
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
DB Regio AG Baden-Württemberg
Phone
0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.de
Train from Freiburg to Titisee
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Website
DB Regio AG Baden-Württemberg
Schedules at
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 2970
Website
bahn.com
Train from Freiburg(Breisgau) Hbf to Titisee
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
€5 - €9
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
SBB GmbH
Website
delfi.de
Train from Basel SBB to Zell i.W. Bahnhof
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Schedules at
delfi.de
Bus operators
Sbg - Bus
Website
delfi.de
Bus from Zell i.W. Bahnhof to Hinterzarten Abzw. Bühlhofweg
Ave. Duration
1h 14m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Schedules at
delfi.de
Sonstige
Website
suedbadenbus.de
Bus from Zell to Titisee Abzw. Bühlhofweg
Ave. Duration
1h 14m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Schedules at
suedbadenbus.de
Swiss PostAuto

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