There are 9 ways to get from Hanover to Basel by train, bus, night train, car or plane

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Train  •  5 h 13 min

  1. Take the train from Hannover Hbf to Basel SBB Ice

$140 - $220

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Bus  •  10 h 5 min

  1. Take the bus from Hanover to Basel, Basel central station N33

$40 - $70

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Train via Frankfurt(Main)Hbf  •  5 h 40 min

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

$120 - $208

Train Flixtrain  •  10 h 34 min

  1. Take the train from Hanover, Hanover central station to Lörrach, Lörrach Autozug Terminal Flxnight

$50 - $69

Night train  •  5 h 9 min

  1. Take the night train from Hannover Hbf to Basel Bad Bf Ice / ...

$60 - $200

Drive  •  5 h 52 min

  1. Drive from Hanover to Basel 419 miles

$85 - $130

Fly from Hannover  •  5 h 23 min

  1. Fly from Hannover (HAJ) to Basel (BSL) HAJ - BSL

$108 - $341

Train to Frankfurt, fly  •  4 h 34 min

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

$145 - $375

Train to Hamburg, fly  •  5 h 30 min

  1. Take the train from Hannover Hbf to Hamburg Hbf
  2. Fly from Hamburg (HAM) to Basel (BSL) HAM - BSL

$87 - $294

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Hanover and arriving at Basel, Basel central station station. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 10 h 5 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Hannover Hbf and arriving at Basel SBB. Services depart every four hours. The journey takes approximately 5 h 13 min.

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The distance between Hanover and Basel is 557 km. The road distance is 670.5 km.

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The best way to get from Hanover to Basel without a car is to train which takes 5 h 13 min and costs .

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The train from Hannover Hbf to Basel SBB takes 5 h 13 min including transfers and departs every four hours.

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Hanover to Basel bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Hanover station.

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Hanover to Basel train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn, depart from Hannover Hbf station.

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The best way to get from Hanover to Basel is to train which takes 5 h 13 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 10 h 5 min, you could also fly, which costs and takes 5 h 23 min.

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There is no direct flight from Hannover Airport to Basel Airport. The quickest flight takes 3 h and has one stopover.

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Hanover to Basel bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Basel, Basel central station.

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Map of how to get from Hanover to Basel.
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  • Distance: 348 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 13 min

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

Deutsche Bahn operates a train from Hanover to Basel every 4 hours. Tickets cost $140 - $220 and the journey takes 5 h 13 min. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Hanover to Basel once daily. Tickets cost $40 - $70 and the journey takes 10 h 5 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Hannover to Basel via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 41 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $700
Flights from Hannover to Basel via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $700
Flights from Hannover to Basel via Frankfurt, Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $700
Flights from Hannover to Basel via Munich, Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $700
Flights from Frankfurt to Basel
Ave. Duration
45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $380
Flights from Hamburg to Basel via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
2 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $850
Flights from Hamburg to Basel via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $850
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Hannover to Basel via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $600
Flights from Hamburg to Basel via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
3 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $750
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Hamburg to Basel
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $460
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Hannover to Basel via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Flights from Hamburg to Basel via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$110 - $750
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Hannover to Basel via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $440
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Hannover to Basel via Brussels
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$120 - $490
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Hannover to Basel via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
6 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $900
TUIfly
Website
tuifly.com
Flights from Hannover to Basel via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
6 h 15 min
When
Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $410
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Hannover to Basel via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $430
Train operators
Deutsche Bahn

Deutsche Bahn is the German railway company, and the largest railway operator and infrastructure owner in Europe. Based in Berlin, Deutsche Bahn was founded in 1994, and 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.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Hannover Hbf to Basel SBB
Ave. Duration
5 h 13 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$140 - $220
Website
bahn.de
Train from Hannover Hbf to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf
Ave. Duration
2 h 19 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$70 - $100
Website
bahn.de
Train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Basel Bad Bf
Ave. Duration
2 h 48 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$70 - $110
Website
bahn.de
Night train from Hannover Hbf to Basel Bad Bf
Ave. Duration
5 h 9 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$130 - $200
Website
bahn.de
Train from Hannover Hbf to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
Ave. Duration
2 h 36 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$70 - $110
Website
bahn.de
Train from Hannover Hbf to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
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 Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Basel Bad Bf
Ave. Duration
2 h 44 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Flixtrain
Website
flixtrain.com
Train from Hanover, Hanover central station to Lörrach, Lörrach Autozug Terminal
Ave. Duration
9 h 29 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$35 - $45
Schedules at
flixtrain.com
Nightjet
Phone
+43 51717
Website
nightjet.com
Night train from Hannover Hbf to Basel Badischer Bahnhof
Ave. Duration
7 h 46 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$60 - $85
Schedules at
nightjet.com
Bus operators
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves over 1400 destinations, in 26 countries including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands, Croatia, Spain, and across Scandinavia and central and eastern Europe. Founded in 2012, Flixbus’ extensive network connects cities with approximately 200,000 trips, with buses often departing every 30 minutes. One of the most affordable ways to get around Europe (and expanding soon into the US), a Flixbus journey is cost-effective, well-connected, comfortable and safe.

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Hanover to Basel, Basel central station
Ave. Duration
10 h 5 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $70
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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Hanover to Basel train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn, arrive at Basel SBB station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Hanover to Basel is 670 km. It takes approximately 5 h 52 min to drive from Hanover to Basel.

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Austrian Airlines, Air France, Brussels Airlines and five other airlines offer flights from Hannover Airport to Basel Airport.

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Book your Hanover to Basel train tickets online with Loco2.

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Book your Hanover to Basel bus tickets online with FlixBus.

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There are 499+ hotels available in Basel. Prices start at $70 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Hanover to Hannover Airport is to bus which takes 10 min and costs .

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