Hamburg to Basel by train
Avg. journey time
Travelling from Hamburg to Basel by train
Fast trains from Hamburg to Basel take around 6 hours and 30 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 690 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Hamburg and Basel.
1. Are there direct trains from Hamburg to Basel?
Direct trains from Hamburg to Basel have been found.
We usually find around 22 direct trains on the route from Hamburg to Basel every weekday.
Trains are typically more frequent on weekends, when we found around 23 departures.
2. How long is the train journey from Hamburg to Basel?
The Hamburg to Basel train travel time is normally about 6 hours and 30 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.
3. What are the Hamburg to Basel train times and schedule?
On weekdays the earliest direct train to Basel is usually scheduled to depart Hamburg around 05:53 and the last train is around 00:45.
At weekends the first train of the day leaves Hamburg around 05:53, and the last at 23:45.
What's the Hamburg to Basel train price?
The earlier you book the better, and the cheapest tickets we've found for trains from Hamburg to Basel are $23.09.
Trains departing 30 days in advance will cost around $43 while booking 7 days in advance the price is around $87. Booking on the day of travel is likely to be more expensive, so it is worth booking in advance if you can to save money.
When to book Hamburg to Basel train tickets?
Trains for this journey usually open for booking around 6 months in advance.
If booking is not yet open for your dates then you can set a booking alert to receive an email on the day that the cheapest tickets are released for your journey from Hamburg to Basel by train.
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Which train companies operate between Hamburg and Basel?
More than one train company operates on the route from Hamburg to Basel, so you’ll be travelling with one or more of the following rail operators:
- Eurocity (EC)
- Intercity-Express (ICE)
- Night Jet
You can check which train you’ll be travelling on by looking for the train name in search results.
Basel to Hamburg by train