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.
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9 h 43 m
12 h 23 m
Trains per day
It's difficult to get from Amsterdam to Basel without changing at least once.
|Average train duration||9 h 12 min|
|Average train ticket price||£63 (€71)|
|Train frequency||1 a day|
|Direct train||Yes, there is 1 direct train a day|
|Train companies||NS 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.
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 (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.
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Travel between Amsterdam, Netherlands and Basel, Switzerland by train is: Fully open.
International entry status: Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of Netherlands
Conditions of entry:
When travelling in Switzerland, you must follow these COVID-19 safety rules:
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.
International entry is allowed for: Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of Switzerland
Conditions of reentry:
The government of Netherlands has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:
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.
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.
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