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traveling from Hamburg to Basel by train

Cheapest price$22.75
Shortest Duration6h 0m
Trips per day60
train carriers3
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How can I get the cheapest train ticket from Hamburg to Basel?

The best way to get the cheapest train tickets from Hamburg to Basel is by booking earlier. Based on the last 30 days, the cheapest average train fares from Hamburg to Basel were $121.66. By booking 15 days out, tickets are on average $0.00 cheaper than those that are booked last minute.

What is the busiest time to travel from Hamburg to Basel?

The busiest time of the week for travel from Hamburg to Basel by train is at 10:00 AM on Tuesday. When planning to travel around this time, tickets should be booked well in advance as they may sell out. Around 9:00 PM on Sunday is when the fewest number of train tickets are sold. If you’re looking for a little extra space, the train departing at this time is the least likely to be crowded.

How many daily train trips are there from Hamburg to Basel?

On average there are 60 train trips per day. DB Intercity-Express has the most options for departures from Hamburg to Basel, with an average of 30 trips per day and 30 monthly trips. 3 train carriers currently travel from Hamburg to Basel. Of the 60 trips there are 15 trips that are direct routes with no transfers.

Need more travel options? Bus options from Hamburg start at $40.62.

train lines that run from Hamburg to Basel

Deutsche Bahn

Deutsche Bahn operates, on average, 27 train schedule(s) from Hamburg to Basel. The average Deutsche Bahn ticket to Basel costs $133.32. Cheap Deutsche Bahn tickets to Basel are available on Wanderu starting from $45.62. In Hamburg, Deutsche Bahn departs from Hamburg Hbf and no other station. In Basel, Deutsche Bahn arrives at Basel SBB and 1 other station.

An average trip on Deutsche Bahn from Hamburg to Basel takes 8 hours and 14 minutes, while the fastest available Deutsche Bahn trip will get you to Basel in 6 hours and 0 minutes,

Deutsche Bahn
Deutsche Bahn
Power outlet
Avg. Time
8h 14m
Avg. Price
$133.32

DB Intercity-Express

DB Intercity-Express operates, on average, 30 train schedule(s) from Hamburg to Basel. The average DB Intercity-Express ticket to Basel costs $116.52. Cheap DB Intercity-Express tickets to Basel are available on Wanderu starting from $62.77. In Hamburg, DB Intercity-Express departs from Hamburg Hbf and no other station. In Basel, DB Intercity-Express arrives at Basel SBB and 1 other station.

An average trip on DB Intercity-Express from Hamburg to Basel takes 6 hours and 53 minutes, while the fastest available DB Intercity-Express trip will get you to Basel in 6 hours and 0 minutes,

DB Intercity-Express
DB Intercity-Express
Beverage
Meal
Power outlet
WiFi
Avg. Time
6h 53m
Avg. Price
$116.52

DB Intercity

DB Intercity operates, on average, 3 train schedule(s) from Hamburg to Basel. The average DB Intercity ticket to Basel costs $64.83. Cheap DB Intercity tickets to Basel are available on Wanderu starting from $22.75. In Hamburg, DB Intercity departs from Hamburg Hbf and no other station. In Basel, DB Intercity arrives at Basel Bad Bf and 1 other station.

An average trip on DB Intercity from Hamburg to Basel takes 10 hours and 15 minutes, while the fastest available DB Intercity trip will get you to Basel in 6 hours and 0 minutes,

DB Intercity
DB Intercity
Beverage
Meal
Power outlet
Avg. Time
10h 15m
Avg. Price
$64.83

Plan your next adventure:

Depending on the train line you travel with, your options include one station that has train departures from Hamburg. Most train trips to Basel will depart from Hamburg Hbf.
  • Hamburg Hbf
Train trips arrive in Basel at 2 stations, depending on which train line you are traveling with. Basel SBB, Basel Bad Bf are the main train stations in Basel for trips arriving from Hamburg.
  • Basel SBB
  • Basel Bad Bf