Basel to Munich by train
Avg. journey time
Travelling from Basel to Munich by train
Fast trains from Basel to Munich take around 4 hours and 48 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 304 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Basel and Munich.
1. Are there direct trains from Basel to Munich?
Journeys between Basel and Munich usually involve one change of train.
We usually find around 21 departures on the route from Basel to Munich every weekday that leave enough time to change trains without waiting around for longer than necessary.
There are typically fewer departures at weekends, when we found around 19 departures.
2. How long is the train journey from Basel to Munich?
The Basel to Munich train travel time is normally about 4 hours and 48 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.
3. What are the Basel to Munich train times and schedule?
On weekdays the earliest train to Munich is usually scheduled to depart Basel around 05:01 and the last train is around 23:40.
At weekends the first train of the day leaves Basel around 06:06, and the last at 23:40.
What's the Basel to Munich train price?
The earlier you book the better, and the cheapest tickets we've found for trains from Basel to Munich are $22.53.
Trains departing 30 days in advance will cost around $68 while booking 7 days in advance the price is around $46. 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 Basel to Munich 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 Basel to Munich by train.
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Which train companies operate between Basel and Munich?
More than one train company operates on the route from Basel to Munich, so you’ll be travelling with one or more of the following rail operators:
- Eurocity (EC)
- Inter City Express
- Intercity-Express (ICE)
- Train Express Regional
You can check which train you’ll be travelling on by looking for the train name in search results.
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