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Trains Munich to Basel: Times, Prices and Tickets

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Do you know the best way to get from Munich to Basel? No? Don't worry, Virail knows. Our search tool uses data from thousands of travel providers to show you all the available routes for your chosen travel dates. Whether you want to travel by train, bus, plane, or carpool, we can help. Filter your results to suit your personal needs: decide whether you want a one-way or round trip ticket, look for a direct journey or one with connections, and choose the time of day that you prefer to travel. Take a look at all the information and find the transport option that's right for you. When you've selected your ideal journey, Virail will transfer you to the website of your chosen travel provider, where you can complete your booking. Your adventure is waiting - let Virail help you today.

How can I find the cheapest train tickets to get from Munich to Basel?

The cheapest train tickets from Munich to Basel cost $ 19.40. On average, you can expect to spend around $ 55.78 for your train ticket. Virail will help you find a journey that fits your budget. You can expect prices to vary between different travel providers and methods of transport; often, faster journeys will cost more than slower routes. If your travel dates are flexible, you might be able to find cheaper train tickets, as prices may fluctuate a little from day to day. You may also find lower prices by booking at certain times of day, avoiding rush hour traffic. Another tip for travelers on a tight budget is to look for connecting journeys. Sometimes it can be cheaper to make a change or two along the way, rather than traveling on a direct route from Munich to Basel.

Munich to Basel by train

Best price $ 26.58
Journey duration 5 h 22 min
Connections per day 39
First departure 00:01
Last departure 16:54
Distance 189.5 mi
Departure Munich
Arrival Basel
Carriers SNCF, Trenitalia,, Deutsche Bahn, SBB, Bahn

Route Summary by Train

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$ 19.40
Maximum price
$ 202.91

Munich - Basel


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$ 21

Saturday, September 24th 2022
Munich central bus station - Basel SBB
10:30am - 4:45pm
6h 15min
CO2: 10.75kg

How long is the journey from Munich to Basel by train?

The journey from Munich to Basel covers a distance of 190.1 mi. On average, you can expect your journey to last roughly 5 h 26 min. However, booking the fastest option will see you reach your destination in approximately 4 h 33 min. For faster journeys, look for express routes. Please remember that these may only depart at certain times of day, or on particular days of the week. You may also find that you can go from Munich to Basel faster by making connections, rather than taking a direct route.

When do departures from Munich to Basel leave?

The first departure of the night from Munich to Basel leaves at 00:01, while the last journey sets out at 16:54. These are according to the standard schedules for the route between Munich and Basel. However, different providers' timetables can vary from day to day or month to month, so these particular departures may not be available every day. Some providers may change their schedules on public holidays and weekends, or during the summer months. Check your travel dates when making your booking.

What are the stations on the Munich to Basel route?

When traveling from Germany by train, you will be able to leave from stations like Muenchen Hbf and München Hbf. These routes will connect with stations including Basel Sbb in Switzerland. An international journey may be complex and, depending on the cities you are traveling between, it could require a change during the route. Virail will show you which stations in Germany andSwitzerland have a direct connection between them, and which require an indirect journey. You may have to change along the way in order to get from your preferred station in Germany to your arrival point in Switzerland.

In Munich, departure stations include Muenchen Hbf and München Hbf. When you arrive in Basel, you may be able to disembark at stations such as Basel Sbb. Remember though that the exact stations served on each route can vary. Different providers may depart from and arrive at different stations. Furthermore, if you travel on an express service, the number of stations may be limited, and the exact stations served on a particular route may vary at different times of day or day of the week. Check in advance to ensure that you are departing from and arriving at a station that is convenient for your journey.

How many times a day do departures from Munich leave for Basel?

You will be able to travel from Munich to Basel using companies such as Trenitalia,, Deutsche Bahn, SBB and Bahn. Combined, these providers offer an average of 65 journeys each day. This average figure may not necessarily reflect your chosen travel dates. On certain days of the week, there may be more or less journeys available. At the busiest times, there will be up to 105 departures available in a single day. You can choose to travel from Munich to Basel using both direct and indirect routes. These options will help you find a journey that suits your budget, your time frame, and the circumstances of your trip. There are, on average, 2 direct connections from Munich to Basel each day. Indirect connections add more possibilities, giving you extra flexibility when traveling. In an average day, you will find 63 journeys with at least one change. These figures may vary at certain times of year, and some routes might not run every day of the week.


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