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from Brussels to Basel

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

Our recommendation

To get from Brussels to Basel on 22 May we recommend taking a train because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

20:25Brussels-Midi9h55 06:20Basel SBB
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£991One-way
Cheapest
20:25Brussels-Midi9h55 06:20Basel SBB
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£991One-way
Other options
19:10Brussels Airport3h00 22:10EuroAirport Basel Mulhouse Freiburg
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£3391One-way
06:55Brussels Airport3h45 10:40EuroAirport Basel Mulhouse Freiburg
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£3391One-way
13:30Brussels Airport6h00 19:30EuroAirport Basel Mulhouse Freiburg
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£3331One-way

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Sun
22 May
£88Deutsche Bahn
£34Flixbus
£294Lufthansa Cityline
Mon
23 May
£56Deutsche Bahn
£28Flixbus
£215KLM Cityhopper
Tue
24 May
£62Deutsche Bahn
£29Flixbus
£215KLM Cityhopper
Wed
25 May
£60Deutsche Bahn
£53Flixbus
£215KLM Cityhopper
Thu
26 May
£42Deutsche Bahn
£34Flixbus
£209Lufthansa
Fri
27 May
£47Deutsche Bahn
£31Flixbus
£205Lufthansa
Sat
28 May
£69Deutsche Bahn
£29Flixbus
£205Brussels Airlines
Sun
29 May
£85Deutsche Bahn
£53Flixbus
£296KLM Cityhopper
Mon
30 May
£71Deutsche Bahn
£28Flixbus
£107Lufthansa
Tue
31 May
£65Deutsche Bahn
£25Flixbus
£140Brussels Airlines
Wed
1 Jun
£51Deutsche Bahn
£25Flixbus
£161KLM Cityhopper
Thu
2 Jun
£62Deutsche Bahn
£25Flixbus
£161KLM
Fri
3 Jun
£65Deutsche Bahn
£29Flixbus
£139KLM Cityhopper
Sat
4 Jun
£51Deutsche Bahn
£29Flixbus
£133Lufthansa
Sun
5 Jun
£51Deutsche Bahn
£38Flixbus
£139KLM Cityhopper
Mon
6 Jun
£65Deutsche Bahn
£29Flixbus
£187KLM Cityhopper
Tue
7 Jun
£71Deutsche Bahn
£23Flixbus
£78Lufthansa
Wed
8 Jun
£65Deutsche Bahn
£25Flixbus
£119KLM
Thu
9 Jun
£53Deutsche Bahn
£25Flixbus
£113Brussels Airlines
Fri
10 Jun
£42Deutsche Bahn
£25Flixbus
£119KLM Cityhopper

Travel Information between Brussels and Basel

distanceDistance269 miles (434 km)
modeAvailable travel modesCoach, flight or train
priceTicket price range£23 - £84
cheapestCheapest modeCoach • £23 • 7 h 40 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • £84 • 2 h 40 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus, Lufthansa Cityline or Deutsche Bahn

Travel 269 miles (434 km) by coach, flight or train from Brussels to Basel. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 2 h 40 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a coach is the best option with prices starting as low as £23. The most popular travel providers which serve this route are Flixbus, Lufthansa Cityline or Deutsche Bahn among others. Travellers can even take a direct from Brussels to Basel.

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FAQs

What are the international travel restrictions for Switzerland due to COVID-19 if I’m travelling to Basel from Brussels?

Travel between Brussels, Belgium and Basel, Switzerland is: Fully open.

Can travellers from Belgium enter Switzerland?

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

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

Conditions of entry into Switzerland:

  • No COVID-19 testing required
  • No quarantine required

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: Regional advice

This information was last checked on 09/05/2022. 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 to Basel from Brussels.

Am I required to self-quarantine when I return to Brussels, Belgium from Basel, Switzerland?

Return travel to Brussels, Belgium from Switzerland is: Partially open.

Are there any travel restrictions on reentering Belgium from Switzerland?

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

Are there requirements to self-quarantine on arrival into Belgium from Switzerland?

Requirements for reentering Belgium:

  • 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 requirements for social distancing and wearing face masks in Belgium?

All travellers must abide by the following measures in Belgium to reduce the spread of coronavirus in the country:

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

The above information about your return travel to Brussels, Belgium was last verified on 16/05/2022. As this information can change due to the nature of the pandemic, please check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   closer to your planned date of travel to Brussels from Basel.

How do I go from Brussels to Basel?

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

What is the cheapest way to get from Brussels to Basel?

A coach service offers the cheapest way to travel from Brussels to Basel, which costs on average £23.

This is compared to other ways of getting to Basel:

A coach is generally £61 less than a flight for the same route. A flight costs on average £84 from Brussels to Basel.

A coach is generally £10 less than a train for the same journey. A train costs on average £33 from Brussels to Basel.

What is the fastest way to get to Basel from Brussels?

The quickest way to travel from Brussels to Basel is by flight, which takes on average 2 h 40 min   compared to other travel options that may take you longer to get to your destination:

In comparison, getting to Basel by coach can take on average 7 h 40 min.

In comparison, taking a train requires on average 6 h 22 min   of travel time.

How many miles are between Brussels and Basel

Basel is approximately 269 miles (434 km) away from Brussels.

How many scheduled departures are there a day from Brussels to Basel?

The average frequency per day from Brussels to Basel is:

  • 2 trains per day.

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

Where do I depart from Brussels? Where do I arrive in Basel?

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

  • Most travellers catch their coach from Brussels, Brussels South (Gare du Midi) and arrive in Basel, Bahnhof.
  • Most travellers take a flight from Brussels Airport to EuroAirport Basel Mulhouse Freiburg.
  • Most travellers take a train from Bruxelles-Midi to Basel SBB.

Which travel operators can get me from Brussels to Basel?

If finding a good deal is your main consideration for your trip from Brussels to Basel, then we'll help you find the best value travel companies for you:

  • Flixbus can take you to Basel by coach. If searching for a good deal on coaches, you can find tickets for Flixbus from Brussels to Basel for £23.
  • Travel with Lufthansa Cityline to go to Basel by plane. For a good deal on tickets, you can find Lufthansa Cityline Brussels to Basel tickets on Omio for £84.
  • Travel with Deutsche Bahn for trains to Basel. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for Deutsche Bahn Brussels to Basel tickets on Omio for £33.

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

Many of our customers travelling from Brussels 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 Brussels and Basel trip itinerary. Check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel from Basel to any of these top destinations today!

How far in advance should I buy my Brussels to Basel ticket online to get the best deals?

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

  • Coach tickets cost on average £23 one way.
  • Plane tickets cost £84 one way on average.
  • Train tickets are costing £33 one way on average.

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