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from Amsterdam to Basel

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31 Jan
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1 Feb
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2 Feb
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3 Feb
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4 Feb
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5 Feb
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6 Feb
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7 Feb
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8 Feb
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9 Feb
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10 Feb
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11 Feb
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12 Feb
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13 Feb
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14 Feb
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15 Feb
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16 Feb
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17 Feb
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18 Feb
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Travel Information to Basel from Amsterdam

distanceDistance352 miles (568 km)
modeAvailable travel modesFlight, coach or train
priceTicket price range£33 - £79
cheapestCheapest modeTrain • £33 • 6 h 39 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • £79 • 1 h 10 min
carriersPopular travel companiesKLM, 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.

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FAQs

Is cross-border travel to Basel, Switzerland from Amsterdam, Netherlands currently allowed?

Travel between Amsterdam, Netherlands and Basel, Switzerland is: Partially open.

Can travellers from Netherlands enter Switzerland?

International entry is allowed at this time for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Netherlands.

Are there rules for self-quarantine when arriving to Basel from Amsterdam?

Conditions of entry into Switzerland:

  • Travellers must present a negative COVID-19 test as either a RT-PCR performed within 72 hours prior to arrival, or an Antigen test performed within 24 hours prior to arrival
  • COVID-19 test required after arrival, between day 4 and day 7
  • Health declaration required
  • Digital entry registration is required prior to arrival

Are there COVID-19 safety rules for social distancing and wearing face masks in Basel, Switzerland?

To reduce the spread of COVID-19, the government of Switzerland has imposed the following measures:

  • Physical distance requirement: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face mask requirement: Mandatory

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.

Do I need to self-quarantine when I arrive back to Netherlands from Basel, Switzerland?

The restriction level for your return to Amsterdam, Netherlands from Switzerland is: Partially open.

Is my journey back to Amsterdam from Basel restricted?

Entry into Netherlands is currently allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Switzerland.

Do I need to self-quarantine upon arrival in Amsterdam from Basel?

Conditions of reentry into Netherlands:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Travellers issued with the EU Digital COVID Certificate are exempt from quarantine and COVID-19 testing
  • Health declaration required

What are the coronavirus safety measures I need to follow in Amsterdam, Netherlands?

You should observe these safety measures in Netherlands as imposed by the government to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

  • Physical distance requirement: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face mask requirement: Mandatory

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.

How do I travel between Amsterdam and Basel?

There are 3 ways to get from Amsterdam to Basel: flight, coach or train.

What is the cheapest way to go to Basel from Amsterdam?

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.

What is the fastest way to Basel from Amsterdam?

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.

How many miles from Amsterdam to Basel would I travel?

Basel is approximately 352 miles (568 km) away from Amsterdam.

How many services a day are there from Amsterdam to Basel?

The average frequency per day from Amsterdam to Basel is:

  • 1 train per day.

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.

When going from Amsterdam to Basel, where do I depart from Amsterdam and where do I arrive in Basel?

These are the most popular departure and arrival points for travellers from Amsterdam to Basel:

  • Flights most often depart from Amsterdam at Amsterdam Airport Schiphol and arrive in Basel at EuroAirport Basel Mulhouse Freiburg.
  • Coaches from Amsterdam to Basel most often leave from Amsterdam, Radarweg (Sloterdijk) and arrive in Basel.
  • Trains mostly leave from Amsterdam Centraal and tend to arrive in Basel SBB.

Which travel companies can help me find a way to get from Amsterdam to Basel?

Omio works with many trusted partners that can help you travel the best way from Amsterdam to Basel:

  • You can travel between Amsterdam and Basel by flight with KLM. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for £79 with KLM from Amsterdam to Basel.
  • You can travel by coach between Amsterdam and Basel with Flixbus, and you can find Flixbus Amsterdam to Basel tickets for £35 on Omio.
  • You can travel by train to Basel from Amsterdam with Deutsche Bahn, and you can find Deutsche Bahn Amsterdam to Basel tickets for £33 on Omio.

Is there a direct service between Amsterdam and Basel?

Yes, there are direct services available from Amsterdam to Basel with the following travel operators:

  • You can find around direct flights per day and book this direct flight with easyJet or KLM.
  • You can take a direct coach with Flixbus with direct coaches per day.
  • You'll find 1 direct train per day with Deutsche Bahn.

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.

Where should I go next after I travel to Basel from Amsterdam?

Omio customers who travel from Amsterdam to Basel often also extend their holiday to go to Zurich, Paris or Milan. Omio can help you plan your trip by finding the best connections between Basel and these popular destinations at a great price.

How far in advance should I buy tickets from Amsterdam to Basel online to get the best deals?

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:

  • The price of a plane ticket is on average £79 one way for this trip.
  • The price of a coach ticket is £35 one way on average for this route.
  • The price of a train ticket for this journey is £33 one way on average.

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.