Amsterdam to Basel train

Cheap train tickets from Amsterdam to Basel

Showing times and prices for 13 Aug

Cheapest

£80

Average

£104

The best way to find a cheap fare is to book your ticket as far in advance as you can and to avoid traveling at rush hour.

Cheapest
21:00Amsterdam Centraal11h47 08:47Basel SBB
5 changes
£801One-way
21:10Amsterdam Centraal11h37 08:47Basel SBB
6 changes
£871One-way
22:10Amsterdam Centraal15h23 13:33Basel SBB
4 changes
£951One-way
05:53Amsterdam Centraal9h43 15:36Basel SBB
5 changes
£951One-way
00:24Amsterdam Centraal13h09 13:33Basel SBB
3 changes
£951One-way

Train schedule Amsterdam to Basel

Showing trains for tomorrow, Saturday, 13 August
00:24Amsterdam Centraal13h09 13:33Basel SBB
3 changes
00:24Amsterdam Centraal12h31 12:55Basel SBB
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01:19Amsterdam Centraal12h14 13:33Basel SBB
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01:19Amsterdam Centraal11h36 12:55Basel SBB
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05:53Amsterdam Centraal9h43 15:36Basel SBB
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09:10Amsterdam Centraal9h45 18:55Basel SBB
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21:00Amsterdam Centraal11h47 08:47Basel SBB
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21:10Amsterdam Centraal11h37 08:47Basel SBB
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21:10Amsterdam Centraal13h45 10:55Basel SBB
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22:10Amsterdam Centraal15h23 13:33Basel SBB
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22:10Amsterdam Centraal14h45 12:55Basel SBB
5 changes

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Fastest train times from Amsterdam to Basel

Showing times and prices for 13 Aug

Fastest Journey

9 h 43 m

Average

12 h 23 m

Trains per day

11

Distance

569 km

It's difficult to get from Amsterdam to Basel without changing at least once.

Fastest
05:53Amsterdam Centraal9h43 15:36Basel SBB
5 changes
£951One-way
09:10Amsterdam Centraal9h45 18:55Basel SBB
1 change
£1771One-way
01:19Amsterdam Centraal11h36 12:55Basel SBB
5 changes
£1151One-way
21:10Amsterdam Centraal11h37 08:47Basel SBB
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£871One-way
21:00Amsterdam Centraal11h47 08:47Basel SBB
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£801One-way

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Overview: Train from Amsterdam to Basel

distanceDistance352 miles
durationAverage train duration9 h 12 min
priceAverage train ticket price£63 (€71)
frequencyTrain frequency1 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there is 1 direct train a day
carriersTrain companiesNS International, Deutsche Bahn, NS International | IC or Deutsche Bahn with connection

Trains from Amsterdam to Basel cover the 352 miles long trip taking on average 9 h 12 min with our travel partners like NS International, Deutsche Bahn, NS International | IC or Deutsche Bahn with connection. Normally, there is 1 train operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this journey for as low as £44, but the average price of train tickets is £63. Travellers depart most frequently from Amsterdam Centraal and arrive in Basel SBB.

Train companies: Deutsche Bahn trains Amsterdam to Basel

Deutsche Bahn trains will get you to Basel from Amsterdam from £44. With over 1000 travel companies on Omio, you can find the best train times and tickets for your trip.

Deutsche Bahn

Deutsche Bahn (DB) is the main operator of train services in Germany, making on average 40, 000 journeys per day. A special feature of Deutsche Bahn is its wide range of ticket types, savings offers including Super Saver, Saver, and Flexible fares and discount cards like the Bahncard 25, 50 and 100, which you can also use for your train from Amsterdam to Basel. DB uses different types of trains such as the ICE (Intercity Express), IC (Intercity), EC (Eurocity), IRE (Interregio-Express), RE (Regional Express) and RB (Regionalbahn) on its routes, which differ in terms of comfort and the time required to travel. For example, while toilets are standard amenities, services like an onboard restaurant or free WiFi are only available on certain trains.

  • Average Price: £44


Thalys trains from Amsterdam to Basel

The Thalys is a high-speed train in France which travels to over 17 cities throughout Europe, making it a very handy railway company to take if you’re looking to explore several European countries in one. The Thalys train map connects several destinations in France—the most popular being the Thalys train from Paris to Brussels and onwards to Cologne or Amsterdam. Picking up cheap Thalys tickets is easy in the app; just book Ticketless Journeys in advance or add discount cards to get deals on your next trip to France.

Thalys Standard, Thalys Comfort or Thalys Premium fare types are available; you to compare prices for high-speed trains from Amsterdam to Basel on Omio. The differences between each class is WiFi speed, seat comfort and more quiet zones. With Premium tickets you get served a meal and drinks throughout the journey with access to the Thalys lounge and newspapers. Pick up a cheap Thalys ticket by travelling during off-peak, mid-week hours and by planning in advance. The cheapest day to travel by train on tends to be on a Tuesday or Wednesday.

By booking your train from Amsterdam to Basel with Omio, you can pay in GBP and receive travel updates in English, so if your Thalys train is cancelled, Omio will suggest alternatives—we are with you all the way.


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When planning trips to Thalys destinations, consider checking back for offers on train tickets. Speak to the Customer Care team at the Omio help centre for cancellations or changes to your ticket from Antwerp to Cologne.

Travel Tips: Trains from Amsterdam to Basel

Travel by train to Basel easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from Amsterdam to Basel.
FAQs

Travel between Amsterdam, Netherlands and Basel, Switzerland by train is: Fully open.

What is the status of international entry into Switzerland from Netherlands?

International entry status: Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of Netherlands

Do I need to self-quarantine on arrival in Switzerland from Amsterdam?

Conditions of entry:

  • There are no current restrictions

What are the safety rules to follow in Basel, Switzerland?

When travelling in Switzerland, you must follow these COVID-19 safety rules:

  • Physical distance requirement: metre (s) ( feet)
  • Face mask requirement: Regional advice

The information above was last checked on 03/08/2022. This can change before your date of travel so please review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your train to Basel from Amsterdam before travelling.

The restriction level for your return train to Amsterdam, Netherlands from Basel is: Fully open.

Is my return train into Amsterdam from Basel restricted?

International entry is allowed for: Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of Switzerland

Do I need to quarantine on arrival in Netherlands from Basel?

Conditions of reentry:

  • There are no current restrictions

What are the safety rules to follow in Amsterdam, Netherlands?

The government of Netherlands has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

  • Social distancing required: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face mask required: Recommended

Last checked on 28/07/2022. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train to Amsterdam from Basel closer to your date of departure here.

Looking to save money on your trip? Omio customers have found the cheapest train between Amsterdam and Basel for the next 7 days starting from £44  one way.
If you are looking to purchase your train ticket in the next 7 days, you can expect the Amsterdam to Basel train to cost on average £63  one way.
You should expect to travel around 352 miles  to Basel from Amsterdam by train.
The Amsterdam to Basel train duration is on average 9 h 12 min, which is to be expected when travelling 352 miles from Amsterdam to Basel. However, the time it takes can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and bank holidays.

When taking the train from Amsterdam to Basel, you can choose to depart from train stations like Amsterdam Centraal, Amsterdam Sloterdijk and Amsterdam Amstel. Your journey can end in train stations such as Basel SBB, Basel Bad Bhf and Basel, Birmannsgasse.

Omio customers who travel this route most frequently depart from Amsterdam Centraal   and arrive in Basel SBB.

Passengers booking this route most frequently board their trains from Amsterdam Centraal and need to travel around 0.9 miles (1.4 km) from the city centre to get to this train station.

Passengers arriving in Basel most often arrive at Basel SBB and need to travel around 1.6 miles (2.5 km) from this train station to the city centre.

For the route from Amsterdam to Basel you can take a train with NS International, Deutsche Bahn, NS International | IC or Deutsche Bahn with connection. Be sure to check out all possible train providers that offer services between Amsterdam and Basel on Omio to compare what amenities they may have.
Yes, there is 1 direct train a day to Basel from Amsterdam. If you’re looking for a direct train from Amsterdam to Basel, consider travelling with Deutsche Bahn. Non-stop train services tend to offer more convenience and save you time getting you to your destination, so it's worth paying attention to this when booking your train tickets.
The average number of trains departing Amsterdam for Basel is 1 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.
If you prefer early morning trains from Amsterdam to Basel, the first train leaves at 08: 16. If you prefer late night trains from Amsterdam to Basel, the last train of the day leaves at 22: 24. Omio shows you the latest train from Amsterdam to Basel timetable to help you book the best departure time for this journey.
In general, we recommend booking tickets for trains in advance to score the best deals from all possible train providers offering this journey and save money. If you buy train tickets between Amsterdam and Basel within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average £63 one way. To find the best prices for this journey, consider booking your train ticket from Amsterdam to Basel a few months in advance.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

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Basel
Amsterdam Centraal is the most popular Amsterdam railway station for Omio travellers, but it's not the only one. Read all the information you need to know about the main train stations in Amsterdam for your journey to Basel.
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WifiWifi
LockersLockers
ParkingParking
ATMATM
TaxisTaxis
AccessibilityAccessibility
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+31 302357822
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Ticket Office Hours
Mon - Sun: 05: 50 - 20: 59
Public transport options for Amsterdam Centraal
Metro lines: 51, 53, 54, 52
Tram lines: 2, 12, 4, 14, 13, 24, 17, 26
Ferry lines: 901, 906, 902, 907, 905
Bus lines: GVB 18, 21, 22, 48, 248, 281, 282, 283, 284, 285, 287, 288, 289, 291, 293, Connexxion 391, 394, N57, N47, N91, N94, EBS 305, 306, 314, 316, N01, N04, N10, N14
Train lines: Intercity, Intercity Express, Sprinter, Nightjet

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