How to get from Basel to Liège

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Travel Information to Liège from Basel

distanceDistance230 miles (371 km)
modeAvailable travel modesCoach or train
priceTicket price range£24 - £33
cheapestCheapest modeCoach • £24 • 10 h 5 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • £33 • 5 h 31 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus or Deutsche Bahn

Take a coach or train to travel 230 miles (371 km) from Basel to Liège. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 5 h 31 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a coach is the best option with prices starting as low as £24. The most popular travel providers which serve this route are Flixbus or Deutsche Bahn among others. Travellers can even take a direct from Basel to Liège.

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FAQs

Travel from Basel, Switzerland to Liège, Belgium is: Partially open.

Is international entry into Liège from Basel restricted?

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

Do I need to self-quarantine upon arrival to Liège, Belgium from Basel?

Entry Requirements:

  • 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
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)

What are the COVID-19 safety measures to follow in Liège, Belgium?

The government of Belgium has imposed the following measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

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

The above information was last verified on 16/05/2022. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip from Basel to Liège closer to your planned date of departure here.

The restriction level for your return to Basel, Switzerland from Belgium is: Fully open.

Is my journey back to Basel from Liège restricted?

Entry into Switzerland is currently allowed for: Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of Belgium.

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

Conditions of reentry into Switzerland:

  • No COVID-19 testing required
  • No quarantine required

What are the coronavirus safety measures I need to follow in Basel, Switzerland?

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

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

This information about your return travel to Switzerland was last checked on 09/05/2022. We advise you to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip back to Basel from Liège closer to your date of departure here.

There are 2 ways to get from Basel to Liège: coach or train.

Coach services offer the cheapest way to get from Basel to Liège. Tickets for a coach cost on average £24.

This is compared to other travel options to Liège:

A coach journey is usually £10 less than a journey to Liège by train, which costs on average £33 for the same trip.

The fastest way to get to Liège from Basel is by train with an average travel time of 5 h 31 min.

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

In comparison, getting to Liège by coach can take on average 10 h 5 min.

Liège is approximately 230 miles (371 km) away from Basel.

The average frequency per day from Basel to Liège is:

  • Around 5 trains per day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your route between Basel and Liège as scheduled services by coach or train can vary by season or day of the week.

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

  • Most travellers who purchase a coach ticket from Basel to Liège depart from Basel, Bahnhof to Liège, Guillemins Busparkplatz.
  • Most travellers board their train from Basel SBB and arrive in Liège-Guillemins.

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

  • You can travel by coach between Basel and Liège with Flixbus, and you can find Flixbus Basel to Liège tickets for £24 on Omio.
  • You can take a train from Basel to Liège with Deutsche Bahn. Cheap tickets can be found for £33 with Deutsche Bahn from Basel to Liège.
Omio customers who travel from Basel to Liège often also extend their holiday to go to Paris, Brussels or Maastricht. Omio can help you plan your trip by finding the best connections between Liège and these popular destinations at a great price.

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

  • Coach tickets are costing on average £24 one way.
  • Train tickets are costing on average £33 one way.

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

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