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7 h 12 m
8 h 33 m
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It's difficult to get from Basel to Rotterdam without transferring at least once.
|Distance||330 miles (533 km)|
|Average train duration||7 h 33 min|
|Average train ticket price||$53 (€47)|
|Train frequency||2 a day|
|Direct train||Yes, there are 2 direct trains a day|
|Train companies||Deutsche Bahn with connection, Deutsche Bahn, Eurostar or Thalys|
Trains from Basel to Rotterdam cover the 330 miles (533 km) long route taking on average 7 h 33 min with our travel partners like Deutsche Bahn with connection, Deutsche Bahn, Eurostar or Thalys. Normally, there are 2 trains operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this journey for as low as $42 (€38), but the average price of train tickets is $53 (€47). Travelers depart most frequently from Basel SBB and arrive in Rotterdam Centraal.
Find the best trains between Basel and Rotterdam with Omio's travel partners Deutsche Bahn, Thalys and Eurostar from $42 (€38). 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 to Rotterdam from 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.
Thalys is a French-Belgian high-speed train company that connects the main capital cities. For your next train to Rotterdam from Basel with Thalys, you can choose from these different ticket fares: Standard Mini, Standard, Comfort and Premium.
Thalys tickets to Rotterdam from Basel are available online on Omio. We help you compare and book your perfect trip with Thalys between Basel and Rotterdam all in one place. If you’re specifically looking for the cheapest, fastest or earliest train, you can find all the current Thalys train schedules and train tickets available on Omio for the 330 miles (533 km) route. You can also see relevant travel information for the Thalys train, such as baggage allowance and amenities onboard depending on the class fare. Search for your ideal departure and arrival times for this train, compare the fastest Basel to Rotterdam routes as well as the cheapest ticket prices available, and buy the best Thalys Basel to Rotterdam train ticket that fits your needs. If you purchase tickets in the Omio app, you can quickly see if the Thalys train ticket is available as a mobile ticket, which makes it easy for you to travel paperless. You’ll then be ready to embark on your smooth and relaxing journey to Rotterdam with Thalys!
Train information from Basel to Rotterdam with Thalys:
Eurostar is the premier high-speed railway service which connects the United Kingdom with Europe through the Channel Tunnel, also known as the Chunnel, with journeys connecting London St Pancras International with Paris, Brussels and Amsterdam among other popular European cities. With its high-speed service reaching speeds up to 186 mph (300 km/h), the Eurostar makes travel between the UK and Europe as smooth and easy as possible. When you book your Basel to Rotterdam train, you can choose between ticket types like Standard, Standard Premier (with spacious seats and light refreshments served), and Business Premier (with flexible travel options, spacious seats, lounge access, hot meals served and priority boarding).
Train information from Basel to Rotterdam with Eurostar:
Travel between Basel, Switzerland and Rotterdam, Netherlands by train is: Fully open.
International entry status: Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of Switzerland
Conditions of entry:
When traveling in Netherlands, you must follow these COVID-19 safety rules:
The information above was last checked on 6/20/22. This can change before your date of travel so please review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train between Basel and Rotterdam before traveling.
The current restriction level for your return trip by train from Rotterdam to Basel is: Fully open
Reentry to Switzerland is allowed for: Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of Netherlands
What are the requirements?
The government of Switzerland has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:
Last checked on 6/17/22. 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 Rotterdam here.
When taking the train from Basel to Rotterdam, you can choose to depart from train stations like Basel SBB, Basel Bad Bhf and Basel, Birmannsgasse. Your journey can end in train stations such as Rotterdam Centraal, Rotterdam Noord and Rotterdam Blaak.
Omio customers who travel this route most frequently depart from Basel SBB and arrive in Rotterdam Centraal.
You can find the most popular departure train station for this journey, Basel SBB, located approximately 1.6 miles (2.5 km) from the city center of Basel. The most popular arrival train station in Rotterdam, called Rotterdam Centraal, is located around 0.6 miles (875 m) away from its city center.
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