How to get from Amsterdam to Basel

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from Amsterdam to Basel

You can get from Amsterdam to Basel by train, bus or flight.

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To get from Amsterdam to Basel on 11 Aug we recommend taking a flight because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

16:40Amsterdam Airport Schiphol1h20 18:00EuroAirport Basel Mulhouse Freiburg
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21:10Amsterdam Centraal12h37 09:47Basel SBB
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10:16Amsterdam Centraal8h31 18:47Basel SBB
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11:05Amsterdam Centraal7h50 18:55Basel SBB
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10:54Amsterdam Centraal8h01 18:55Basel SBB
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Travel Information from Amsterdam to Basel

distanceDistance352 miles
modeAvailable travel modesCoach, flight, ferry or train
priceTicket price range£51 - £87
cheapestCheapest modeCoach • £51 • 11 h 5 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • £86 • 1 h 10 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus, easyJet or Deutsche Bahn

Take a coach, flight, ferry or train to travel 352 miles to Basel from Amsterdam. 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 coach is the best option with prices starting as low as £51. The most popular travel providers which serve this journey are Flixbus, easyJet or Deutsche Bahn among others. Travellers can even take a direct coach, flight or train from Amsterdam to Basel.

Travel Tips: Travel from Amsterdam to Basel

Travel 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.

There are 4 ways that you can travel between Amsterdam and Basel. You can take a coach, flight, ferry or train.

A coach service offers the cheapest way to travel from Amsterdam to Basel, which costs on average £51.

This is compared to other ways of getting to Basel:

A coach is about £35 less than a flight, which costs on average £86 for this route.

A coach journey is usually £36 less than a journey to Basel by train, which costs on average £87 for the same trip.

The fastest way to get to Basel from Amsterdam is by flight with an average travel time of 1 h 10 min.

There are alternative travel options to Basel that can usually take longer:

In comparison, travelling by coach can take you on average 11 h 5 min.

In comparison, travelling by train can take you on average 8 h 1 min.

The Amsterdam to Basel distance is approximately 352 miles.

The average frequency per day from Amsterdam to Basel is:

  • 3 coaches a day.
  • 1 train per day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your journey between Amsterdam and Basel as scheduled services by coach, flight, ferry 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:

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

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

  • You can travel by coach from Amsterdam to Basel with Flixbus, and you can find Flixbus Amsterdam to Basel tickets for £51 on Omio.
  • You can travel from Amsterdam to Basel by flight with easyJet. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for £86 with easyJet from Amsterdam to Basel.
  • You can take a train from Amsterdam to Basel with Deutsche Bahn. Cheap tickets can be found for £87 with Deutsche Bahn from Amsterdam to Basel.

Yes, there are direct services available between Amsterdam and Basel with the following travel operators:

  • You can take a direct coach with Flixbus with 2 direct coaches per day.
  • You can travel directly by plane with KLM Cityhopper with direct flights per day.
  • You can take a direct train with Deutsche Bahn with 1 direct train per day.

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.

Many of our customers travelling from Amsterdam to Basel don't make Basel their final stop. Some of the destinations worth visiting after are Zurich, Paris or Milan, either of which you could add to your Amsterdam and Basel trip itinerary. Check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel from Basel to any of these top destinations today!

When planning your trip between Amsterdam and Basel, it’s good to keep in mind what tickets to buy and their prices in the next 7 days:

  • Coach tickets cost on average £51 one way.
  • Plane tickets are costing £86 one way on average.
  • Train tickets cost on average £87 one way.

However, we recommend buying tickets between Amsterdam and Basel online a few months in advance to get the best deals and save money on your upcoming journey.

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