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from Utrecht to Basel

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Travel Information between Utrecht and Basel

distanceDistance330 miles (533 km)
modeAvailable travel modesFlight, coach or train
priceTicket price range£29 - £45
cheapestCheapest modeFlight • £29 • 1 h 10 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • £29 • 1 h 10 min
carriersPopular travel companieseasyJet, Flixbus or Deutsche Bahn

Take a flight, coach or train to travel 330 miles (533 km) to Basel from Utrecht. 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 flight is the best option with prices starting as low as £29. The most popular travel providers which serve this journey are easyJet, Flixbus or Deutsche Bahn among others. Travellers can even take a direct from Utrecht to Basel.

Travel Tips: Travel from Utrecht 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 Utrecht to Basel.

Does Switzerland have any COVID-19 travel restrictions for people travelling between Utrecht and Basel?

Travel from Utrecht, Netherlands to Basel, Switzerland is: Partially open.

Is international entry into Basel from Utrecht restricted?

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

Do I need to self-quarantine upon arrival to Basel, Switzerland from Utrecht?

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
  • COVID-19 test required after arrival, between day 4 and day 7
  • Health declaration required
  • Digital entry registration is required prior to arrival

What are the COVID-19 safety measures to follow in Basel, Switzerland?

The government of Switzerland 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 13/01/2022. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip between Utrecht and Basel closer to your planned date of departure here.

Do I need to self-quarantine when I arrive back to Netherlands from Basel, Switzerland?

Return travel to Utrecht, Netherlands from Switzerland is: Partially open.

Are there any travel restrictions on reentering Netherlands from Switzerland?

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

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

Requirements for reentering 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

What are the requirements for social distancing and wearing face masks in Netherlands?

All travellers must abide by the following measures in Netherlands 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 Utrecht, Netherlands was last verified on 17/01/2022. 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 Utrecht from Basel.

How do I travel between Utrecht and Basel?

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

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

The cheapest way from Utrecht to Basel is by taking a flight. You can find average ticket prices around £29 compared to other travel options to Basel:

A flight is £16 less than a coach for this trip with tickets for a coach from Utrecht to Basel costing on average £45.

A flight journey is usually £6 less than a journey to Basel by train, which costs on average £35 for the same trip.

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

The fastest way to get to Basel from Utrecht 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, taking a coach requires on average 11 h 45 min   of travel time.

In comparison, getting to Basel by train can take on average 6 h 13 min.

What is the distance from Utrecht to Basel?

Basel is approximately 330 miles (533 km) away from Utrecht.

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

The average frequency per day from Utrecht to Basel is:

  • Around 1 train per day.

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

What are the departure and arrival points when travelling from Utrecht to Basel?

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

  • Coaches mostly depart from Utrecht, Thoriumweg (Meet & Eat) and arrive in Basel.
  • Trains mostly leave from Utrecht Centraal and tend to arrive in Basel SBB.

Who can get me from Utrecht to Basel?

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

  • You can travel by plane to Basel from Utrecht with easyJet, and you can find easyJet Utrecht to Basel tickets for £29 on Omio.
  • You can take a coach from Utrecht to Basel with Flixbus. Cheap tickets can be found for £45 with Flixbus from Utrecht to Basel.
  • You can travel by train to Basel from Utrecht with Deutsche Bahn, and you can find Deutsche Bahn Utrecht to Basel tickets for £35 on Omio.

Where else should I travel to after my journey to Basel from Utrecht ends?

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

How early should I book tickets from Utrecht to Basel online for the best deals?

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

  • Plane tickets are costing £29 one way on average.
  • Coach tickets are costing on average £45 one way.
  • Train tickets cost on average £35 one way.

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

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