How to get to Antwerp from Basel

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from Basel to Antwerp

How to get to Antwerp from Basel by train, bus, flight or ferry.

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train

The best way to travel from Basel to Antwerp is by taking a train because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

Deutsche Bahn
09:136h52
Basel SBB
16:05Antwerp-Central
£1251One-way
2 changes
Cheapest
Deutsche Bahn
09:136h52
Basel SBB
16:05Antwerp-Central
£1251One-way
2 changes
Fastest
Deutsche Bahn
09:136h52
Basel SBB
16:05Antwerp-Central
£1251One-way
2 changes
Other options
Deutsche Bahn
10:137h52
Basel SBB
18:05Antwerp-Central
£1251One-way
3 changes
Deutsche Bahn
11:136h52
Basel SBB
18:05Antwerp-Central
£1251One-way
2 changes

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Travel Information from Basel to Antwerp

distanceDistance290 miles
modeAvailable travel modesTrain, coach or flight
priceTicket price range£25 - £237
cheapestCheapest modeCoach • £25 • 8 h 50 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • £44 • 6 h 52 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixBus or Deutsche Bahn

Travel 290 miles by train, coach or flight to Antwerp from Basel. The most popular travel providers which serve this trip are FlixBus or Deutsche Bahn among others. Travellers can even take a direct coach, flight or train from Basel to Antwerp.

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Travel to Antwerp from Basel on BlaBlaCar Bus, FlixBus and Deutsche Bahn travel with Omio. When comparing timetables and tickets, we will also show you other options with multiple connections or other travel modes if they’re available.

Deutsche Bahn (DB) is the main operator of travel 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 travel between Basel and Antwerp. DB uses different types of travel 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 travel.

    FlixBus is one of the most popular low-cost travel providers in Europe. Founded in Germany, FlixBus has expanded its services throughout Europe and even to the United States, giving travellers in both continents the option to take a long-distance travel at an affordable price. FlixBus also operates overnight travel on select routes throughout Europe. FlixBus offers only the Standard ticket for all its routes, which allows you to bring one hand luggage and one hold luggage bag per person. Additional fees apply for bringing extra luggage and making specific seat reservations, such as if you want to book an Extra Seat, Table Seat or the Panorama Seat. Standard amenities onboard include free Wi-Fi, power outlets to charge your phone, tablet or laptop during long travel journeys, extra legroom, luggage space and toilets.

      FAQs: Basel to Antwerp

      FAQs: Travel to Antwerp 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 Antwerp.
      FAQs

      There are 3 options to travel between Basel and Antwerp including taking a train, coach or flight.

      The cheapest way to go to Antwerp from Basel is by taking a coach, which costs on average £25.

      This is compared to other ways of getting from Basel to Antwerp:

      A coach is £211 less than a flight with an average ticket price of £237 from Basel to Antwerp.

      Taking a coach costs £19 less than taking a train, which costs on average £44 for the same trip.

      The fastest way from Basel to Antwerp is by train with an average journey time of 6 h 52 min.

      There are alternative travel options to Antwerp that take longer:

      Coach takes 8 h 50 min on average.

      Flight takes on average 8 h.

      The distance from Basel to Antwerp is approximately 290 miles.

      The average frequency per day from Basel to Antwerp is:

      • 1 coach per day.
      • 14 trains per day.

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

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

      • Coaches mostly depart from Basel, Meret Oppenheim-Strasse (Bahnhof SBB) and arrive in Antwerp.
      • Flights mostly leave from EuroAirport Basel Mulhouse Freiburg and tend to arrive in Antwerp International Airport.
      • Trains most often depart from Basel at Basel SBB and arrive in Antwerp at Antwerp-Central.

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

      • You can go to Antwerp from Basel by coach with FlixBus or BlaBlaCar Bus. You'll see cheap coach tickets for £25 with FlixBus from Basel to Antwerp on Omio.
      • You can go to Antwerp from Basel by train with Deutsche Bahn or TGV INOUI. You'll see cheap train tickets for £44 with Deutsche Bahn from Basel to Antwerp on Omio.

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

      • You can check for a direct coach to Antwerp with FlixBus with 1 direct coach per day.

      Direct services to Antwerp tend to save you time and add more convenience as you won't need to transfer at another stop in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking tickets for your route.

      Many of our customers who book a trip from Basel to Antwerp often extend their holiday and travel to other popular destinations like Amsterdam, Paris, Brussels, London or Rotterdam. If you’re thinking of adding another destination to your Basel and Antwerp itinerary, let Omio find you the best connections between Antwerp and any of these top destinations today!

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