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Train  •  7h 34m

  1. Take the train from Basel Bad Bf to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf 20 / ...
  2. Take the train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Nuernberg Hbf Ice / ...
  3. Take the train from Nürnberg Hbf to Parsberg Re

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Bus  •  9h 30m

  1. Take the bus from Basel Euroairport FR to Freiburg Hauptbahnhof 208
  2. Take the bus from Freiburg to Nuremberg central bus station N1759

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Train via Karlsruhe  •  8h 6m

  1. Take the train from Basel SBB to Karlsruhe Hauptbahnhof 20 / ...
  2. Take the train from Karlsruhe Hbf to Nuernberg Hbf Ic / ...

Bus via Stuttgart Airport (STR)  •  13h 16m

  1. Take the bus from Basel, Meret Oppenheim-Strasse to Stuttgart, Airport Busterminal SAB RegioJet
  2. Take the bus from Stuttgart Airport Bus Terminal SAB to Nuremberg Central Bus Station Willy-Brandt-Platz Karlsruhe Central Bus Station Southside - Kiev Bus Station

Drive  •  4h 1m

  1. Drive from Basel to Velburg 477.6 km

Train to Zurich, fly to Munich, train  •  7h 11m

  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 Regensburg Hbf

Fly Basel to Nuremberg, train  •  7h 47m

  1. Fly from Basel (BSL) to Nuremberg (NUE) BSL - NUE
  2. Take the train from Nürnberg Hbf to Parsberg

Fly Basel to Munich, train  •  7h

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

Train to Zurich, fly to Nuremberg, train  •  6h 7m

  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 Parsberg

Fly Basel to Frankfurt, train  •  7h 17m

  1. Fly from Basel (BSL) to Frankfurt (FRA) BSL - FRA
  2. Take the train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Nuernberg Hbf
  3. Take the train from Nürnberg Hbf to Parsberg

Drive to Strasbourg, fly to Munich, train  •  5h 58m

  1. Drive from Basel to Strasbourg
  2. Fly from Strasbourg (SXB) to Munich (MUC) SXB - MUC
  3. Take the train from Muenchen Flughafen Terminal to Regensburg Hbf

Train, train to Frankfurt, fly to Nuremberg  •  7h 17m

  1. Take the train from Basel Bad Bf to Mannheim, Hauptbahnhof
  2. Take the train from Mannheim Hbf to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
  3. Fly from Frankfurt (FRA) to Nuremberg (NUE) FRA - NUE
  4. Take the train from Nürnberg Hbf to Parsberg

Basel to Velburg by train and bus

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7h 34m Average Duration
€90 Cheapest Price
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Switzerland → Germany
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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
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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 Velburg is 116 117.

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

The social distance requirement in Velburg 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: 19 Jan 2022
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The cheapest way to get from Basel to Velburg is to bus which costs SFr 35 - SFr 60 and takes 9h 30m.

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The fastest way to get from Basel to Velburg is to drive which takes 4h 1m and costs SFr 55 - SFr 85.

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The distance between Basel and Velburg is 355 km. The road distance is 477.6 km.

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The best way to get from Basel to Velburg without a car is to train which takes 7h 34m and costs SFr 90 - SFr 260.

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It takes approximately 7h 34m to get from Basel to Velburg, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Basel to Velburg is to train which takes 7h 34m and costs SFr 90 - SFr 260. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs SFr 35 - SFr 60 and takes 9h 30m.

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The quickest flight from Zurich Airport to Munich Airport is the direct flight which takes 55 min.

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Yes, the driving distance between Basel to Velburg is 478 km. It takes approximately 4h 1m to drive from Basel to Velburg.

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Swiss and Lufthansa offer flights from Zurich Airport to Munich Airport.

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There are 16+ hotels available in Velburg. Prices start at €87 per night.

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  • Distance: 355.2 km
  • Duration: 7h 34m

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

You can take a train from Basel to Velburg via Frankfurt(Main)Hbf, Nürnberg Hbf, Parsberg, and Parsberg in around 7h 34m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Basel to Velburg via Basel EuroAirport, Basel Euroairport FR, Freiburg, Nuremberg central bus station, Nürnberg Hbf, Neumarkt, and Neumarkt in around 9h 30m.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Zurich to Munich
Ave. Duration
57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
€160 - €600
Flights from Basel to Nuremberg via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 42m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€70 - €330
Flights from Basel to Munich
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€100 - €290
Flights from Zurich to Nuremberg
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Monday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
€110 - €360
Flights from Basel to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
€85 - €260
Flights from Strasbourg to Munich
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
€75 - €750
Flights from Frankfurt to Nuremberg
Ave. Duration
45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
€75 - €300
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Zurich to Munich
Ave. Duration
57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
€160 - €600
Flights from Basel to Munich
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€100 - €290
Flights from Zurich to Nuremberg
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Monday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
€110 - €360
Flights from Basel to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
€85 - €260
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Basel to Nuremberg via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4h 37m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€80 - €270
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Basel to Nuremberg via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
When
Friday
Estimated price
€60 - €290
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 37m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€60 - €85
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Nuernberg Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€45 - €65
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Basel SBB to Karlsruhe Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
1h 42m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€40 - €55
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Karlsruhe Hauptbahnhof to Nürnberg Hbf
Ave. Duration
3h 12m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€50 - €75
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Basel Sbb to Zuerich Hb
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€24 - €35
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Nuernberg Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 23m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
€45 - €65
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Basel Bad Bf to Mannheim, Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
1h 59m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€45 - €70
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Mannheim Hbf to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
€21 - €29
Website
Deutsche Bahn
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 Bad Bf to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 52m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€70 - €170
Website
Trenitalia Eurocity
2nd Class
€70 - €95
1st Class
€120 - €170
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
Train from Basel Bad Bf to Mannheim Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 6m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€55 - €140
Website
Trenitalia Eurocity
2nd Class
€55 - €75
1st Class
€95 - €140
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
€95 - €170
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 SBB to Zürich HB
Ave. Duration
1h 9m
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
€30 - €60
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Basel Bad Bf to Mannheim Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 9m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€75 - €140
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
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
Phone
+49 30 2970
Website
bahn.com
Train from Basel Bad Bf to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 52m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
€30 - €50
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Basel Sbb to Zuerich Hb
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€14 - €21
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Basel Bad Bf to Mannheim Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 9m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
€27 - €40
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
Phone
+49 30 311682904
Website
bahn.com
Train from Nürnberg Hbf to Parsberg
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€10 - €16
Website
Deutsche Bahn Regional
Train from Basel SBB to Karlsruhe Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
2h 57m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
€30 - €45
Website
Deutsche Bahn Regional
Train from Muenchen Flughafen Terminal to Regensburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 17m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€18 - €26
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 Karlsruhe Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 12m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€50 - €75
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Karlsruhe Hbf to Nuernberg Hbf
Ave. Duration
3h 12m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€60 - €90
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Basel Bad Bf to Mannheim Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 42m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
€60 - €85
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Mannheim Hbf to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
€35 - €55
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
SBB GmbH
Phone
+49 (0) 7531 915109
Email
info@sbb-deutschland.de
Website
sbb-deutschland.de
Train from Basel SBB to Zürich HB
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Website
SBB GmbH
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
€25 - €35
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€30 - €35
1st Class
€25 - €30
Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB)
Phone
+32 2 528 28 28
Website
belgiantrain.be
Train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Nuernberg Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 33m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
€20 - €30
Website
Belgian Railways
Book at
Belgium Rail Pass
2nd Class
€20 - €30
1st Class
€30 - €50
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 Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€6 - €9
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Freiburg to Nuremberg central bus station
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€19 - €24
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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RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.com
Bus from Basel, Meret Oppenheim-Strasse to Stuttgart, Airport Busterminal SAB
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
€9 - €14
Website
RegioJet
EuroClub
Phone
+38(066)-281-80-41
Email
euroclubbus@gmail.com
Website
eclub.kiev.ua
Bus from Stuttgart Airport Bus Terminal SAB to Nuremberg Central Bus Station Willy-Brandt-Platz
Ave. Duration
5h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€27 - €40
Website
EuroClub

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