The best way to find a cheap train ticket from Amsterdam to Basel is to book your journey as far in advance as possible and to avoid traveling at rush hour.
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7 h 28 m
8 h 6 m
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It's difficult to get from Amsterdam to Basel without transferring at least once.
|Distance||352 miles (568 km)|
|Average train duration||7 h 9 min|
|Average train ticket price||$84 (€73)|
|Train frequency||1 a day|
|Direct train||Yes, there is 1 direct train a day|
|Train providers||Deutsche Bahn, Deutsche Bahn with connection, NS International | IC or NS International|
Trains from Amsterdam to Basel cover the 352 miles (568 km) long route taking on average 7 h 9 min with our travel partners like Deutsche Bahn, Deutsche Bahn with connection, NS International | IC or NS International. Normally, there is 1 train operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this trip for as low as $63 (€55), but the average price of train tickets is $84 (€73). Travelers depart most frequently from Amsterdam Centraal and arrive in Basel SBB.
Find the best trains from Amsterdam to Basel with Omio's travel partners Deutsche Bahn from $63 (€55). We can find you the best deals, schedules and tickets when comparing and booking the best route.
Deutsche Bahn (DB) is the main provider of train 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 train between Amsterdam and Basel. DB uses different types of trains 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 bathrooms are standard amenities, services like an onboard restaurant or free WiFi are only available on certain trains.
Travel between Amsterdam, Netherlands and Basel, Switzerland by train is: Unrestricted.
International entry status: Entry is unrestricted for citizens and permanent residents of Netherlands
Conditions of entry:
When traveling in Switzerland, you must follow these COVID-19 safety rules:
The information above was last checked on 3/22/23. This can change before your date of travel so please review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train from Amsterdam to Basel before traveling.
The current restriction level for your return trip by train from Basel to Amsterdam is: Unrestricted
Reentry to Netherlands is allowed for: Entry is unrestricted for citizens and permanent residents of Switzerland
What are the requirements?
The government of Netherlands has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:
Last checked on 3/8/23. 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 train to Amsterdam from Basel here.
When taking the train from Amsterdam to Basel, you can choose to depart from train stations like Amsterdam Centraal, Amsterdam Sloterdijk and Amsterdam Amstel. Your route can end in train stations such as Basel SBB, Basel Bad Bhf and Basel, Birmannsgasse.
Omio customers who travel this route most frequently depart from Amsterdam Centraal and arrive in Basel SBB.
Passengers board their train most frequently from Amsterdam Centraal and travel around 1.5 miles (2.4 km) from the city center to this train station.
Passengers traveling this route most often arrive at Basel SBB and need to travel approximately 1.6 miles (2.5 km) from the train station to the city center in Basel.
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