You can get from Amsterdam to Basel by train, bus or flight.
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|Distance||352 miles (568 km)|
|Available travel modes||Flight, coach or train|
|Ticket price range||£33 - £79|
|Cheapest mode||Train • £33 • 6 h 39 min|
|Fastest mode||Flight • £79 • 1 h 10 min|
|Popular travel companies||KLM, Flixbus or Deutsche Bahn|
Travel 352 miles (568 km) by flight, coach or train between Amsterdam and Basel. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 10 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a train is the best option with prices starting as low as £33. The most popular travel providers which serve this journey are KLM, Flixbus or Deutsche Bahn among others. Travellers can even take a direct flight, coach or train from Amsterdam to Basel.
Travel between Amsterdam, Netherlands and Basel, Switzerland is: Partially open.
International entry is allowed at this time for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Netherlands.
Conditions of entry into Switzerland:
To reduce the spread of COVID-19, the government of Switzerland has imposed the following measures:
This information was last checked on 20/01/2022. As this information can change due to the nature of the pandemic, make sure to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip from Amsterdam to Basel.
The restriction level for your return to Amsterdam, Netherlands from Switzerland is: Partially open.
Entry into Netherlands is currently allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Switzerland.
Conditions of reentry into Netherlands:
You should observe these safety measures in Netherlands as imposed by the government to reduce the spread of COVID-19:
This information about your return travel to Netherlands was last checked on 27/01/2022. We advise you to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip back to Amsterdam from Basel closer to your date of departure here.
There are 3 ways to get from Amsterdam to Basel: flight, coach or train.
Train services offer the cheapest way to get from Amsterdam to Basel. Tickets for a train cost on average £33.
This is compared to other travel options to Basel:
A train is £46 less than a flight for this journey with tickets for a flight from Amsterdam to Basel costing on average £79.
A train journey is usually £2 less than a journey to Basel by coach, which costs on average £35 for the same trip.
The fastest way from Amsterdam to Basel is by flight with an average journey time of 1 h 10 min.
Other travel options to Basel from Amsterdam can usually take longer:
In comparison, travelling by coach can take you on average 11 h 5 min.
In comparison, taking a train requires on average 6 h 39 min of travel time.
Basel is approximately 352 miles (568 km) away from Amsterdam.
The average frequency per day from Amsterdam to Basel is:
However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your trip between Amsterdam and Basel as scheduled services by flight, coach or train can vary by season or day of the week.
These are the most popular departure and arrival points for travellers from Amsterdam to Basel:
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Yes, there are direct services available from Amsterdam to Basel with the following travel operators:
Direct services tend to save you time and add more convenience in getting you to Basel as you won't need to change in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking your tickets from Amsterdam to Basel.
Before travelling from Amsterdam to Basel, it’s good to know what ticket you can buy and how much it will cost in the next 7 days:
But we recommend booking Amsterdam to Basel tickets online a few months before your planned travel date to score the best deals and save money on your trip.
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