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Train via Karlsruhe  •  4h 13m

  1. Take the train from Reutlingen Hauptbahnhof to Stuttgart Hauptbahnhof Ire / ...
  2. Take the train from Stuttgart Hbf to Karlsruhe Hbf Ic / ...
  3. Take the train from Karlsruhe Hbf to Basel Sbb Ice / ...

SFr 40 - SFr 206

Cheapest option

Bus  •  6h 58m

  1. Take the bus from Stuttgart, Airport Busterminal SAB to Basel, Meret Oppenheim-Strasse RegioJet

SFr 12 - SFr 17

3 alternative options

Train  •  4h 52m

  1. Take the train from Reutlingen Hauptbahnhof to Stuttgart Hauptbahnhof Ire6 / ...
  2. Take the train from Stuttgart Hbf to Basel Sbb Ic

SFr 78 - SFr 156

Bus, train  •  5h 8m

  1. Take the bus from Reutlingen central bus station to Freiburg 101 / ...
  2. Take the train from Freiburg(Breisgau) Hbf to Basel Bad Bf Ice / ...

SFr 23 - SFr 75

Drive  •  2h 37m

  1. Drive from Pfullingen to Basel 225.4 km

SFr 26 - SFr 40

Pfullingen to Basel by bus and train

The journey time between Pfullingen and Basel is around 4h 45m and covers a distance of around 335 km. The fastest journey normally takes 4h 4m. Operated by Rsv, Verkehrs- und Tarifverbund Stuttgart (VVS), DB ZugBus RAB GmbH and others, the Pfullingen to Basel service departs from Pfullingen Laiblinsplatz and arrives in Basel Sbb. Typically 116 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Route overview

Average journey time:
4h 45m
Fastest journey time:
4h 4m
Services per week:
116
Cheapest price:
-
Carbon emissions:
17 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
05:29
Last service departs at:
23:14

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Pfullingen to Basel bus and train schedules

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  • A negative result for COVID-19 is a condition to end the quarantine obligation earlier. It is tested in quarantine on day 7
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  • Pre-departure COVID-19 test (with a negative test result) taken 3 days before boarding for all arrivals by air
This applies to all arrivals by air
  • A negative result for COVID-19 is a condition to end the quarantine obligation earlier. It is tested in quarantine on day 7
  • Health declaration required
  • Entry is dependent on the visitor residing at least 10 days in a non high-risk area
  • Arrivals vaccinated against COVID-19 are exempted from compulsory quarantine
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempted from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Proof of a negative test is not required if the traveller has recovered from COVID-19 in the past 6 months (certificate needed)
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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 2 metres
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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Basel is 0041 58 463 00 00.

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The social distance requirement in Basel is 2 metres.

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The cheapest way to get from Pfullingen to Basel is to bus which costs €10 - €16 and takes 6h 58m.

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The fastest way to get from Pfullingen to Basel is to drive. Taking this option will cost €24 - €35 and takes 2h 37m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Pfullingen to Basel. However, there are services departing from Pfullingen Laiblinsplatz and arriving at Basel, Meret Oppenheim-Strasse via Stuttgart, Airport Busterminal SAB. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6h 58m.

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The distance between Pfullingen and Basel is 159 km. The road distance is 225.4 km.

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The best way to get from Pfullingen to Basel without a car is to train via Karlsruhe which takes 4h 13m and costs €35 - €190.

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It takes approximately 4h 13m to get from Pfullingen to Basel, including transfers.

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Pfullingen to Basel bus services, operated by RegioJet, depart from Stuttgart, Airport Busterminal SAB station.

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The best way to get from Pfullingen to Basel is to train via Karlsruhe which takes 4h 13m and costs €35 - €190. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs €10 - €16 and takes 6h 58m.

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Pfullingen to Basel bus services, operated by RegioJet, arrive at Basel, Meret Oppenheim-Strasse station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Pfullingen to Basel is 225 km. It takes approximately 2h 37m to drive from Pfullingen to Basel.

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Map of how to get from Pfullingen to Basel.
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  • Distance: 159.1 km
  • Duration: 4h 13m

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

You can take a train from Pfullingen to Basel via Reutlingen Hbf/Listplatz, Reutlingen Hauptbahnhof, Stuttgart Hauptbahnhof, Stuttgart Hbf, and Karlsruhe Hbf in around 4h 13m. Alternatively, RegioJet operates a bus from Stuttgart, Airport Busterminal SAB to Basel, Meret Oppenheim-Strasse twice a week. Tickets cost SFr 10 - SFr 15 and the journey takes 5h.

Train operators
Verkehrs- und Tarifverbund Stuttgart (VVS)
Phone
0711 19449
Website
vvs.de
Train from Reutlingen Hauptbahnhof to Stuttgart Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
SFr 7 - SFr 11
Website
Verkehrs- und Tarifverbund Stuttgart (VVS)
Train from Stuttgart Hauptbahnhof to Karlsruhe Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
SFr 10 - SFr 14
Website
Verkehrs- und Tarifverbund Stuttgart (VVS)
DB ZugBus RAB GmbH
Website
zugbus-rab.de
Train from Reutlingen Hbf to Stuttgart Hbf
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
DB ZugBus RAB
Schedules at
SBB
Abellio
Phone
0800 223 5546
Website
abellio.de
Train from Reutlingen Hbf to Stuttgart Hbf
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Website
Abellio
Train from Stuttgart Hbf to Karlsruhe Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 28m
Frequency
6 times a week
Website
Abellio
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 Reutlingen Hbf to Stuttgart Hbf
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
SFr 10 - SFr 15
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Karlsruhe Hbf to Basel Sbb
Ave. Duration
2h 40m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
SFr 30 - SFr 50
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Freiburg(Breisgau) Hbf to Basel Bad Bf
Ave. Duration
1h 1m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
SFr 11 - SFr 16
Website
reiseauskunft.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 Reutlingen Hbf to Stuttgart Hbf
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
SFr 40 - SFr 60
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Stuttgart Hbf to Karlsruhe Hbf
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
SFr 40 - SFr 65
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Karlsruhe Hbf to Basel Sbb
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
SFr 55 - SFr 85
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Stuttgart Hbf to Basel Sbb
Ave. Duration
2h 55m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
SFr 70 - SFr 100
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Freiburg(Breisgau) Hbf to Basel Bad Bf
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
SFr 40 - SFr 60
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Go Ahead BW
Phone
+49 711 400 534 44
Website
go-ahead-bw.de
Train from Stuttgart Hbf to Karlsruhe Hbf
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Go Ahead BW
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 Stuttgart Hbf to Karlsruhe Hbf
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
SFr 24 - SFr 35
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Karlsruhe Hbf to Basel Sbb
Ave. Duration
1h 47m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
SFr 40 - SFr 60
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Freiburg(Breisgau) Hbf to Basel Bad Bf
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
SFr 20 - SFr 29
Website
Deutsche Bahn
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 Stuttgart Hbf to Karlsruhe Hbf
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
SFr 26 - SFr 40
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
SFr 32 - SFr 37
1st Class
SFr 26 - SFr 31
Austrian Railways (ÖBB)

Austria's national railway system is not only punctual, reliable and efficient, but offers free wifi to boot. Choose from high-speed intercity Railjet trains, overnight Nightjet trains and regional services such as Cityjet. ÖBB also operates international routes that connect cities in Austria with adjacent European countries including Germany, Hungary, Liechtenstein, Czech Republic, Switzerland and Slovenia. If you're planning to be in Austria for a while, consider the ÖBB Vorteilscard, an annual railcard that offers discounts on routes within Austria and in neighbouring countries.

Contact Details
Phone
05 17 17
Website
oebb.at
Train from Stuttgart Hbf to Karlsruhe Hbf
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
SFr 15 - SFr 21
Website
Austrian Railways
Book at
Austria Rail Pass
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 Karlsruhe Hbf to Basel Sbb
Ave. Duration
1h 47m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
SFr 25 - SFr 35
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Freiburg(Breisgau) Hbf to Basel Bad Bf
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
SFr 13 - SFr 19
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
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 Karlsruhe Hbf to Basel Sbb
Ave. Duration
1h 47m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
SFr 22 - SFr 55
Website
Dutch Railways (NS)
Book at
Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
SFr 22 - SFr 35
1st Class
SFr 35 - SFr 55
Train from Freiburg(Breisgau) Hbf to Basel Bad Bf
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
SFr 11 - SFr 27
Website
Dutch Railways (NS)
Book at
Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
SFr 11 - SFr 17
1st Class
SFr 19 - SFr 27
DB Regio AG Baden-Württemberg
Phone
0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.de
Train from Freiburg to Basel Bad Bf
Ave. Duration
1h 1m
Frequency
Hourly
Website
DB Regio AG Baden-Württemberg
Schedules at
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
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 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Reutlingen central bus station to Freiburg
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
SFr 12 - SFr 15
Website
flixbus.co.uk
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.com
Bus from Stuttgart, Airport Busterminal SAB to Basel, Meret Oppenheim-Strasse
Ave. Duration
5h
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
SFr 10 - SFr 15
Website
RegioJet

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