Basel to Genk train

Cheap train tickets from Basel to Genk

Showing times and prices for Aug 10

Cheapest

48

Average

58

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.

Deutsche Bahn
10:20AMBasel9h31 07:51PMGenk
0 transfers
481One-way
Deutsche Bahn
03:13PMBasel13h38 04:51AMGenk
0 transfers
681One-way

Train schedule from Basel to Genk

Showing trains for tomorrow, Wednesday, August 10
Deutsche Bahn
10:20AMBasel9h31 07:51PMGenk
0 transfers
Deutsche Bahn
03:13PMBasel13h38 04:51AMGenk
0 transfers

This is the last train of the day.

Find all the dates and times for this journey

Compare prices and tickets by train, bus or flight

Wed
Aug 10
Thu
Aug 11
Fri
Aug 12
Sat
Aug 13
Sun
Aug 14
Mon
Aug 15
Tue
Aug 16

Fastest train times from Basel to Genk

Showing times and prices for Aug 10

Fastest Journey

9 h 31 m

Average

11 h 34 m

Trains per day

2

Distance

408 km

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

Deutsche Bahn
10:20AMBasel9h31 07:51PMGenk
0 transfers
481One-way
Deutsche Bahn
03:13PMBasel13h38 04:51AMGenk
0 transfers
681One-way

More than 1,000 travel companies trust us to sell their tickets all in one place.

Deutsche Bahn
Renfe
Italo
Frecciarossa

Overview: Train from Basel to Genk

distanceDistance252 miles (407 km)
durationAverage train duration9 h 24 min
priceAverage train ticket price$67 (€62)
frequencyTrain frequency12 a day
changesDirect trainNo
carriersTrain providersDeutsche Bahn Intercity-Express

Trains from Basel to Genk cover the 252 miles (407 km) long trip taking on average 9 h 24 min with our travel partners like Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express. Normally, there are 12 trains operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this route for as low as $52 (€48), but the average price of train tickets is $67 (€62). Travelers depart most frequently from Basel SBB and arrive in Genk.

Train providers: Deutsche Bahn from Basel to Genk trains

You can travel by train to Genk from Basel with Deutsche Bahn for as low as $52 (€48). When you search for schedules and tickets, Omio will show you the best journey.

Deutsche Bahn

Deutsche Bahn (DB) is Germany’s main provider of train services and makes on average about 40, 000 domestic and international journeys per day. Deutsche Bahn’s fleet of trains includes the high-speed ICE (Intercity Express) as well as the IC (Intercity), EC (Eurocity), IRE (Interregio-Express), RE (Regional Express) and RB (Regionalbahn), which differ in terms of comfort and the time needed to travel. For example, while toilets are standard amenities, services like onboard restaurants or free WiFi are only available on certain train types and routes. Deutsche Bahn is well-known for its wide range of fares like Super Saver, Saver, and Flexible and discount cards like the Bahncard 25, 50 and 100, which you can also use for your Basel to Genk train.

Basel to Genk train information with Deutsche Bahn:

  • Average Duration: 7 h 23 min
  • Average Price: $52
  • Deutsche Bahn frequency: 7 a day

Travel Tips: Trains from Basel to Genk

Travel by train to Genk 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 Basel to Genk.
FAQs

Travel by train between Basel, Switzerland and Genk, Belgium is: Fully open.

Is international entry into Genk from Basel restricted?

International entry is allowed for: Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of Switzerland

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

Entry Requirements:

  • There are no current restrictions

What are the safety rules to follow in Genk, Belgium?

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

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

The above information was last checked on 7/28/22. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train from Basel to Genk closer to your date of departure here

The current restriction level for your return trip by train from Genk to Basel is: Fully open

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

Reentry to Switzerland is allowed for: Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of Belgium

Do I need to quarantine on arrival in Switzerland from Genk?

What are the requirements?

  • There are no current restrictions

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

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

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

Last checked on 8/3/22. 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 Basel from Genk here.

Train tickets from Basel to Genk for some dates and times can be found for as cheap as $52 (€48)  one way in the next 7 days.
If you’re looking to book your train tickets in the next week, you can expect the Basel to Genk train price to come in at an average of $67 (€62)  one way.
The Basel to Genk train distance is approximately 252 miles (407 km).
While the time it takes to travel 252 miles (407 km) to Genk from Basel can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and holidays, the Basel to Genk train journey time is on average 9 h 24 min.

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

Passengers board their train most frequently from Basel SBB and travel around 1.6 miles (2.5 km) from the city center to this train station.

Passengers traveling this route most often arrive at Genk and need to travel approximately 0.2 miles (386 m) from the train station to the city center in Genk.

When taking a train from Basel to Genk, you can count on Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express for the best way to get you to Genk. You can also check all possible train companies who offer a service to Genk from Basel and compare the amenities they offer before buying a train ticket.
On average, there are 12 trains a day from Basel to Genk. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.
The earliest train departing from Basel to Genk leaves at 10: 20 AM. The last train departing from Basel to Genk leaves at 8: 33 PM. You can find the latest Basel to Genk train schedule on Omio and book the best time to leave for your journey on your chosen travel date.
In general, we recommend booking tickets for trains in advance to score the best deals from all possible train companies offering this trip and save money. If you purchase train tickets between Basel and Genk within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average $67 (€62) one way. To find the best prices for this route, consider booking your train ticket from Basel to Genk a few months in advance.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Basel
Genk
The major railway station for departures from Basel is Basel SBB. Read all the information you need to know about services, amenities and connections at Basel SBB for your journey from Basel to Genk.

The Omio App Makes Travel Planning Easy

We’ll get you where you want to go. From live train updates to mobile tickets, our innovative app is the ideal way to plan and keep track of your travel.

ios-badge
android-badge
Hand With Phone
Currency
Language