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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7 h 16 m
8 h 59 m
Trains per day
It's difficult to get from Basel to Amsterdam without changing at least once.
|Distance||352 miles (568 km)|
|Average train duration||7 h 39 min|
|Average train ticket price||£62 (€68)|
|Train frequency||1 a day|
|Direct train||Yes, there is 1 direct train a day|
|Train companies||Deutsche Bahn with connection, Deutsche Bahn or ÖBB Intercity|
Trains from Basel to Amsterdam cover the 352 miles (568 km) long trip taking on average 7 h 39 min with our travel partners like Deutsche Bahn with connection, Deutsche Bahn or ÖBB Intercity. Normally, there is 1 train operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this journey costs around £62, you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as £36. Travellers depart most frequently from Basel SBB and arrive in Amsterdam Centraal.
Buy your official Deutsche Bahn train tickets to Amsterdam from Basel from £36 with Omio. Find train times and tickets for over 1000 travel companies to compare and book the most popular route.
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 to Amsterdam from 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.
Travel between Basel, Switzerland and Amsterdam, Netherlands by train is: Fully open.
International entry status: Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of Switzerland
Conditions of entry:
When travelling in Netherlands, you must follow these COVID-19 safety rules:
The information above was last checked on 27/06/2022. This can change before your date of travel so please review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train to Amsterdam from Basel before travelling.
The current restriction level for your return trip by train from Amsterdam to Basel is: Fully open
Reentry to Switzerland is allowed for: Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of Netherlands
What are the entry requirements?
The government of Switzerland has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:
Last verified on 25/06/2022. We do our best to keep this information up to date, but regulations can change so please double check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations ahead of your Amsterdam to Basel train here.
When taking a train from Basel, you have a couple of train stations you can depart from including Basel SBB, Basel Bad Bhf and Basel, Birmannsgasse. When you arrive in Amsterdam, your train can arrive in train stations including Amsterdam Centraal, Amsterdam Sloterdijk and Amsterdam Amstel.
Omio customers travelling this route book their trains from Basel SBB to Amsterdam Centraal.
The most popular departure train station with passengers for this route, called Basel SBB, is located 1.6 miles (2.5 km) from the city centre of Basel.
The most popular arrival train station, Amsterdam Centraal, is located 0.9 miles (1.4 km) away from the city centre of Amsterdam.
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