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There are 5 ways to get from University of Freiburg to Novartis Campus by train, tram, bus, car or rideshare

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Train, line 1 tram  •  1h 12m

  1. Take the train from Freiburg(Breisgau) Hbf to Basel Sbb Ice / ...
  2. Take the line 1 tram from Basel, Bahnhof SBB to Basel, Novartis Campus 14 / ...

SFr 14 - SFr 33

Cheapest option

Rideshare  •  1h 35m

  1. Take the rideshare from Freiburg im Breisgau to Basel 72.3 km

SFr 6

3 alternative options

Train  •  1h 40m

  1. Take the train from Freiburg to Basel Bad Bf 1-Y / ...

Bus  •  1h 53m

  1. Take the bus from Freiburg to Basel, Basel SBB N11 / ...

SFr 9 - SFr 13

Drive  •  41 min

  1. Drive from University of Freiburg to Novartis Campus 70 km

SFr 8 - SFr 13

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The COVID-19 helpline number in Novartis Campus is 0041 58 463 00 00.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Novartis Campus is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Novartis Campus is 2 metres.

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The cheapest way to get from University of Freiburg to Novartis Campus is to rideshare which costs 5€ and takes 1h 35m.

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The quickest way to get from University of Freiburg to Novartis Campus is to drive which costs 7€ - 12€ and takes 41 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from University of Freiburg to Novartis Campus. However, there are services departing from Freiburg and arriving at Basel, Bahnhof St. Johann via Basel, Markthalle. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1h 53m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Freiburg and arriving at Basel Bad Bf. Services depart every 30 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1h 1m.

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The distance between University of Freiburg and Novartis Campus is 51 km. The road distance is 70 km.

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The best way to get from University of Freiburg to Novartis Campus without a car is to train and line 1 tram which takes 1h 12m and costs 12€ - 35€.

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It takes approximately 1h 12m to get from University of Freiburg to Novartis Campus, including transfers.

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University of Freiburg to Novartis Campus bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Freiburg station.

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University of Freiburg to Novartis Campus train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express, depart from Freiburg(Breisgau) Hbf station.

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The best way to get from University of Freiburg to Novartis Campus is to train which takes 1h 40m and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 8€ - 12€ and takes 1h 53m.

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Map of how to get from University of Freiburg to Novartis Campus.
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  • Distance: 51.1 km
  • Duration: 1h 12m

What companies run services between University of Freiburg, Germany and Novartis Campus, Switzerland?

DB Regio AG Baden-Württemberg operates a train from Freiburg to Basel Bad Bf every 30 minutes, and the journey takes 1h 1m. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Freiburg to Basel, Basel SBB hourly. Tickets cost SFr 7 - SFr 9 and the journey takes 1h 20m.

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 Freiburg(Breisgau) Hbf to Basel Sbb
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
SFr 21 - SFr 29
Website
Deutsche Bahn
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
Website
bahn.com
Train from Freiburg(Breisgau) Hbf to Basel Sbb
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
SFr 13 - SFr 19
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
Website
bahn.com
Train from Freiburg(Breisgau) Hbf to Basel Sbb
Ave. Duration
1h 6m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
SFr 11 - SFr 16
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 Freiburg(Breisgau) Hbf to Basel Sbb
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
SFr 11 - SFr 27
Website
NS
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Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
SFr 11 - SFr 17
1st Class
SFr 19 - SFr 27
BVB
Website
bvb.ch
Tram from Basel, Bahnhof SBB to Basel, Novartis Campus
Ave. Duration
14 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
SFr 2 - SFr 4
Website
BVB
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
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
Every 30 minutes
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 Freiburg to Basel, Basel SBB
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
SFr 7 - SFr 9
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Other operators
BlaBlaCar

Blablacar is a popular ridesharing platform with 70 million users over 22 (mostly European) countries. The basic idea is that you carpool with locals who are already planning to drive your route and have space in their car. With some flexibility, you’ll get to your destination often faster and cheaper than other means. On the website or app, enter your departure and arrival points and your date of travel, sift through the profiles of drivers who’ve posted pre-planned drives and find one whose timing and preferences match yours. Request to join the ride, wait to be accepted, and pay your share of the set price.

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Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Freiburg im Breisgau to Basel
Ave. Duration
1h 9m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
SFr 6
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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University of Freiburg to Novartis Campus bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Basel, Basel SBB station.

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University of Freiburg to Novartis Campus train services, operated by BVB, arrive at Basel, Novartis Campus station.

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Yes, the driving distance between University of Freiburg to Novartis Campus is 70 km. It takes approximately 41 min to drive from University of Freiburg to Novartis Campus.

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There are 627+ hotels available in Novartis Campus. Prices start at SFr 87 per night.

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Check out Blablacar's carpooling service for rideshare options between University of Freiburg and Novartis Campus. A great option if you don't have a driver's licence or want to avoid public transport.

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