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from Basel to Amsterdam

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

Our recommendation

To get from Basel to Amsterdam on 30 Nov we recommend taking a train because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

10:13Basel SBB7h41 17:54Amsterdam Centraal
2 changes
£621One-way
Cheapest
20:13Basel SBB11h52 08:05Amsterdam Centraal
6 changes
£341One-way
Other options
09:06Basel SBB8h48 17:54Amsterdam Centraal
4 changes
£531One-way
10:13Basel SBB8h52 19:05Amsterdam Centraal
4 changes
£531One-way
11:13Basel SBB7h52 19:05Amsterdam Centraal
4 changes
£621One-way

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Mon
29 Nov
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£33Flixbus
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Tue
30 Nov
£34Deutsche Bahn
£35Flixbus
£228Lufthansa Cityline
Wed
1 Dec
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£42Flixbus
£58easyJet
Thu
2 Dec
£34Deutsche Bahn
£34Flixbus
£30easyJet
Fri
3 Dec
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£35Flixbus
£37easyJet
Sat
4 Dec
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£30Flixbus
£107HOP!
Sun
5 Dec
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£35Flixbus
£28easyJet
Mon
6 Dec
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£30Flixbus
£22easyJet
Tue
7 Dec
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£30Flixbus
£25easyJet
Wed
8 Dec
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£37Flixbus
£22easyJet
Thu
9 Dec
£34Deutsche Bahn
£30Flixbus
£122Lufthansa Cityline
Fri
10 Dec
£34Deutsche Bahn
£30Flixbus
£112KLM
Sat
11 Dec
£34Deutsche Bahn
£30Flixbus
£107HOP!
Sun
12 Dec
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£37Flixbus
£21easyJet
Mon
13 Dec
£34Deutsche Bahn
£37Flixbus
£29easyJet
Tue
14 Dec
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£30Flixbus
£22easyJet
Wed
15 Dec
£34Deutsche Bahn
£30Flixbus
£29easyJet
Thu
16 Dec
£34Deutsche Bahn
£37Flixbus
£29easyJet
Fri
17 Dec
£34Deutsche Bahn
£35Flixbus
£29easyJet
Sat
18 Dec
£34Deutsche Bahn
£30Flixbus
£38easyJet
Sun
19 Dec
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£43Flixbus
£22easyJet

Travel Tips

Travel from Basel to Amsterdam
Travel to Amsterdam 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 Basel to Amsterdam.
FAQs
What are the COVID-19 travel restrictions for Amsterdam, Netherlands if I’m coming from Basel, Switzerland?

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

Can travellers from Switzerland enter Netherlands?

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

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

Conditions of entry 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

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

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

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

This information was last checked on 29/11/2021. 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 to Amsterdam from Basel.

Am I required to self-quarantine when I return to Basel, Switzerland from Amsterdam, Netherlands?

The current restriction level for returning to Basel, Switzerland from Netherlands is: Partially open.

Am I allowed to reenter Basel, Switzerland from Amsterdam, Netherlands?

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

Do I need to self-quarantine when I arrive back to Basel from Amsterdam?

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival and 10 day mandatory self quarantine
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Health declaration required
  • Digital entry registration is required prior to arrival

Which rules do I need to follow in Basel, Switzerland regarding COVID-19?

All travellers returning to Switzerland must observe the following safety measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19 in the country:

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

The information above was last checked on 28/11/2021. We do our best to keep this information up-to-date, but regulations can change due to the nature of the coronavirus pandemic, so please double check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations ahead of your trip back to Basel from Amsterdam here.

How do I travel to Amsterdam from Basel?

There are 3 travel options from Basel to Amsterdam: coach, flight or train.

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

A coach service offers the cheapest way to travel from Basel to Amsterdam, which costs on average £30.

This is compared to other ways of getting to Amsterdam:

A coach is £112 less than a flight for this trip with tickets for a flight from Basel to Amsterdam costing on average £142.

A coach is generally £3 less than a train for the same journey. A train costs on average £34 from Basel to Amsterdam.

What is the fastest way to Amsterdam from Basel?

The fastest way to get to Amsterdam from Basel is by flight with an average travel time of 1 h 25 min.

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

In comparison, taking a coach requires on average 11 h 15 min   of travel time.

In comparison, going by train can take 7 h 19 min   on average.

How many miles are between Basel and Amsterdam

The distance between Basel and Amsterdam is around 352 miles (568 km).

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

The average frequency per day from Basel to Amsterdam is:

  • 1 train per day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your journey to Amsterdam from Basel as scheduled services by coach, flight or train can vary by season or day of the week.

What are the departure and arrival points in Basel and in Amsterdam?

These are the most popular departure and arrival points when travelling from Basel to Amsterdam:

  • Most travellers board their coach from Basel and arrive in Amsterdam, Sloterdijk.
  • Most travellers take a flight from EuroAirport Basel Mulhouse Freiburg to Amsterdam Airport Schiphol.
  • Most travellers board their train from Basel SBB and arrive in Amsterdam Centraal.
Which travel companies can help me find a way to get from Basel to Amsterdam?

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

  • You can travel from Basel to Amsterdam by coach with Flixbus. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for £30 with Flixbus from Basel to Amsterdam.
  • You can travel by plane between Basel and Amsterdam with Air Dolomiti, and you can find Air Dolomiti Basel to Amsterdam tickets for £142 on Omio.
  • You can go to Amsterdam from Basel by train with Deutsche Bahn. You'll see cheap train tickets for £34 with Deutsche Bahn from Basel to Amsterdam on Omio.
Can I travel directly from Basel to Amsterdam?

Yes, there are direct routes from Basel to Amsterdam with the following travel companies:

  • You'll find direct coach services to Amsterdam with Flixbus with around direct coaches every day.
  • You'll find direct flight services to Amsterdam with KLM with around direct flights every day.
  • You can find 1 direct train per day to take to Amsterdam with Deutsche Bahn.

As you won't need to change at another stop in between, direct services to Amsterdam tend to save you time and add more convenience, so it's worth paying attention to before you purchase tickets for this route.

Where else should I travel to after my journey to Amsterdam from Basel ends?
Many of our customers who book a trip from Basel to Amsterdam often extend their holiday and travel to other popular destinations like Paris, London or Brussels. If you’re thinking of adding another destination to your Basel and Amsterdam itinerary, let Omio find you the best connections between Amsterdam and any of these top destinations today!
When should I purchase a ticket between Basel and Amsterdam online to score the best deals?

Before travelling from Basel to Amsterdam, it’s good to know what ticket you can purchase and how much it will cost in the next 7 days:

  • The price of a coach ticket for this trip is £30 one way on average.
  • The price of a plane ticket for this trip is £142 one way on average.
  • The price of a train ticket for this route is £34 one way on average.

But we recommend booking Basel to Amsterdam tickets online a few months before your planned travel date to score the best deals and save money on your trip.