The cheapest buses from Amsterdam to Basel

Showing times and prices for Oct 20

Cheapest

$50

Average

$56

The best way to find a cheap fare is to book your ticket as far in advance as you can and to avoid traveling at rush hour.

The average ticket from Amsterdam to Basel will cost around $ 56 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only $ 50.

Cheapest
04:20PMAmsterdam, Sloterdijk11h55 04:15AMBasel, Meret Oppenheim-Strasse
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$501One-way
2nd Cheapest
02:10PMAmsterdam, Arena14h05 04:15AMBasel, Meret Oppenheim-Strasse
1 changes
$621One-way

Timetable Amsterdam to Basel

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02:10PMAmsterdam, Arena14h05 04:15AMBasel, Meret Oppenheim-Strasse
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04:20PMAmsterdam, Sloterdijk11h55 04:15AMBasel, Meret Oppenheim-Strasse
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Tue
Oct 19
$138Deutsche Bahn
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$325Austrian Airlines
Wed
Oct 20
$47Deutsche Bahn
$50Flixbus
$166easyJet
Thu
Oct 21
$47Deutsche Bahn
$50Flixbus
$137easyJet
Fri
Oct 22
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$135easyJet
Sat
Oct 23
$49Deutsche Bahn
$49Flixbus
$197Lufthansa Cityline
Sun
Oct 24
$47Deutsche Bahn
$72Flixbus
$163easyJet
Mon
Oct 25
$47Deutsche Bahn
$42Flixbus
$143easyJet
Tue
Oct 26
$47Deutsche Bahn
$42Flixbus
$64easyJet
Wed
Oct 27
$47Deutsche Bahn
$49Flixbus
$78easyJet
Thu
Oct 28
$47Deutsche Bahn
$49Flixbus
$95easyJet
Fri
Oct 29
$49Deutsche Bahn
$79Flixbus
$83easyJet
Sat
Oct 30
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$57Flixbus
$168Lufthansa Cityline
Sun
Oct 31
$47Deutsche Bahn
$72Flixbus
$51easyJet
Mon
Nov 1
$47Deutsche Bahn
$92Flixbus
$50easyJet
Tue
Nov 2
$47Deutsche Bahn
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$51easyJet
Wed
Nov 3
$47Deutsche Bahn
$42Flixbus
$143easyJet
Thu
Nov 4
$47Deutsche Bahn
$42Flixbus
$55easyJet
Fri
Nov 5
$47Deutsche Bahn
$42Flixbus
$62easyJet
Sat
Nov 6
$47Deutsche Bahn with connection
$42Flixbus
$55easyJet
Sun
Nov 7
$47Deutsche Bahn
$57Flixbus
$109easyJet
Mon
Nov 8
$47Deutsche Bahn
$42Flixbus
$52easyJet

The fastest buses from Amsterdam to Basel

Showing times and prices for Oct 20

Fastest Journey

11 h 55 m

Average

13 h

Buses per day

2

Distance

569 km

Of the 2 buses that leave Amsterdam for Basel every day 1 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

These direct buses cover the 569 km distance in an average of 13 h but if you time it right, some buses will get you there in just 11 h 55 m .

The slowest buses will take 14 h 5 m and usually involve a change or two along the way, but you might be able to save a few pennies if you’re on a budget.

Fastest
04:20PMAmsterdam, Sloterdijk11h55 04:15AMBasel, Meret Oppenheim-Strasse
0 changes
$501One-way
2nd Fastest
02:10PMAmsterdam, Arena14h05 04:15AMBasel, Meret Oppenheim-Strasse
1 changes
$621One-way

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Bus Information between Amsterdam and Basel

distanceDistance352 miles (568 km)
durationAverage bus duration11 h 30 min
priceAverage bus ticket price$53 (€43)
changesDirect busYes
carriersBus providersFlixbus or Eurolines France

Buses from Amsterdam to Basel cover the 352 miles (568 km) long journey taking on average 11 h 30 min with our travel partners like Flixbus or Eurolines France. There are direct bus services available. While the average ticket price for this journey costs around $53 (€43), you can find the cheapest bus ticket for as low as $42 (€34). Travelers depart most frequently from Amsterdam Centraal and arrive in Basel.

Bus companies

Amsterdam to Basel with FlixBus

For as little as $42 (€34) you can travel by bus between Amsterdam and Basel with FlixBus. Omio will show you the best deals, schedules and tickets available for this trip.

FlixBus

Flixbus is one of Europe's biggest bus companies which was created in Germany and offers bus services around Europe and US. Flixbus offers only one ticket type called Standard for your upcoming bus trip between Amsterdam and Basel.

Book your FlixBus Amsterdam to Basel bus with Omio and enjoy a smooth and relaxing journey! Check FlixBus’s up-to-date bus schedules for the ideal departure and arrival times, compare the fastest Amsterdam to Basel routes as well as the amenities offered in the class fare you choose and buy the most affordable FlixBus bus tickets online that fit your budget. The distance between Amsterdam and Basel is 352 miles (568 km), and the best price for a one-way Amsterdam - Basel FlixBus bus ticket starts at $42 (€34) if you book in advance. If you would rather search for your FlixBus ticket in the Omio app, you can quickly see if it's a mobile ticket so that you can go paperless when traveling by bus. Waiting in a line at the bus station to purchase your bus ticket will become yesterday's news. So, book your bus tickets online quickly and easily and enjoy your trip with FlixBus!

When purchasing your FlixBus bus tickets between Amsterdam and Basel, keep the following coronavirus related policies and recommendations in mind outlined by our travel partner:

  • Exceptions to waive change or cancellation fees policy
  • All bookings can be canceled up to 15 minutes before departure (a fee may apply).
  • Cancellations made 30 days before departure are free of charge.
  • Canceled tickets are refunded as a voucher, which is valid for 12 months, and is the value of the original booking (minus a cancellation fee, if applicable).
  • Cashless payments recommended
  • Online booking and check-in recommended

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FAQs
Is travel by bus currently allowed from Amsterdam, Netherlands to Basel, Switzerland?

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

What is the status of international entry into Switzerland from Netherlands?

International entry status: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Netherlands

Do I need to self-quarantine on arrival in Switzerland from Amsterdam?

Conditions of entry:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival or 14 day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Negative COVID-19 test is required to end quarantine early. This test occurs on day 4 in 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

What are the safety rules to follow in Basel, Switzerland?

When traveling in Switzerland, you must follow these COVID-19 safety rules:

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

The information above was last checked on 10/15/21. This can change before your date of travel so please review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your bus between Amsterdam and Basel before traveling.

Do I need to quarantine when I return to Netherlands from Basel, Switzerland?

The current restriction level for your return trip by bus from Basel to Amsterdam is: Partially open

Are there any international entry restrictions on returning to Netherlands from Switzerland?

Reentry to Netherlands is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Switzerland

Do I need to quarantine on arrival in Netherlands from Basel?

What are the requirements?

  • 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 safety rules to follow in Amsterdam, Netherlands?

The government of Netherlands has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

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

Last checked on 10/17/21. We do our best to keep this information up to date, but regulations can change so please double check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations ahead of your bus to Amsterdam from Basel here.

How much do cheap buses from Amsterdam to Basel cost?
Bus tickets between Amsterdam and Basel for some dates and times can be found for as cheap as $42 (€34)  one way in the next 7 days.
How much does it cost to take a bus to Basel from Amsterdam?
If you are looking to book your bus ticket in the next 7 days, you can expect the Amsterdam to Basel bus to cost on average $53 (€43)  one way.
How far is it from Amsterdam to Basel by bus?
The bus distance from Amsterdam to Basel is around 352 miles (568 km).
What is the Amsterdam to Basel bus travel time?
On average the Amsterdam to Basel bus time is 11 h 30 min  covering the 352 miles (568 km) long route, but the journey time can vary depending on specific dates or traveling on weekends and holidays.
Which bus station from Amsterdam to Basel do I depart from? Which Basel bus station from Amsterdam do I arrive in?

Some of the Amsterdam bus stations to Basel you can start your journey from include Amsterdam, Sloterdijk, Amsterdam, Sloterdijk and Amsterdam, Centraal. Similarly, some of the arrival bus stations in Basel include Basel, Basel, Gartenstraße and Basel, Badischer Bahnhof (Schweiz).

When traveling this route, Omio customers are departing most frequently from Amsterdam Centraal   and arriving in Basel.

Where do I find the Amsterdam bus station to Basel? Where is the Basel bus station?

Passengers board the bus most frequently from Amsterdam Centraal, which is located around 0 mile (s) / 0 km away from the city center, and they get off the bus at Basel, located 1 mile (s) / 1 km away from the city center.

Which bus providers should I travel with from Amsterdam to Basel?
For the route from Amsterdam to Basel you can take a bus with Flixbus or Eurolines France. Be sure to check out all possible bus companies that offer services between Amsterdam and Basel on Omio to compare what amenities they may have.
Are there any nonstop bus services from Amsterdam to Basel?
Yes, you can look for direct buses from Amsterdam to Basel with Flixbus  without needing to transfer at another stop in between. Taking a direct bus tends to save you time getting you to your destination, so it's worth paying attention to this when booking a ticket for this trip.
What are the first and last departure bus times from Amsterdam to Basel?
The earliest bus departing from Amsterdam to Basel leaves at 12: 10 PM. The last bus departing from Amsterdam to Basel leaves at 8: 15 PM. You can find the latest Amsterdam to Basel bus schedule on Omio and book the best time to leave for your journey on your chosen travel date.
How far in advance should I purchase bus tickets to Basel from Amsterdam for the best deals?
The price of a one way bus ticket from Amsterdam to Basel is on average $53 (€43) if you purchase within the next 7 days. But we recommend booking tickets before your planned travel date to find the best prices for buses from all possible bus companies offering this trip. In general, you can find bus tickets from Amsterdam to Basel available a few months in advance.

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