Basel to Rotterdam train

Cheap train tickets from Basel to Rotterdam

Showing times and prices for Jun 26

Cheapest

80

Average

124

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.

Cheapest
09:56PMBasel SBB11h29 09:25AMRotterdam Centraal
1 transfer
801One-way
Cheapest
12:20PMBasel SBB8h30 08:50PMRotterdam Centraal
3 transfers
801One-way
Cheapest
02:27PMBasel SBB8h23 10:50PMRotterdam Centraal
3 transfers
801One-way
2nd Cheapest
10:13AMBasel SBB8h37 06:50PMRotterdam Centraal
4 transfers
901One-way
2nd Cheapest
06:06AMBasel SBB8h44 02:50PMRotterdam Centraal
4 transfers
901One-way

Train schedule from Basel to Rotterdam

Showing trains for tomorrow, Sunday, June 26
05:06AMBasel SBB7h44 12:50PMRotterdam Centraal
4 transfers
06:06AMBasel SBB7h35 01:41PMRotterdam Centraal
3 transfers
06:06AMBasel SBB8h44 02:50PMRotterdam Centraal
4 transfers
06:06AMBasel SBB7h35 01:41PMRotterdam Centraal
2 transfers
07:13AMBasel SBB8h28 03:41PMRotterdam Centraal
2 transfers
07:13AMBasel SBB7h37 02:50PMRotterdam Centraal
4 transfers
08:13AMBasel SBB7h28 03:41PMRotterdam Centraal
3 transfers
08:13AMBasel SBB7h28 03:41PMRotterdam Centraal
2 transfers
08:13AMBasel SBB8h37 04:50PMRotterdam Centraal
4 transfers
09:13AMBasel SBB7h37 04:50PMRotterdam Centraal
4 transfers
10:13AMBasel SBB8h37 06:50PMRotterdam Centraal
4 transfers
11:06AMBasel SBB8h44 07:50PMRotterdam Centraal
6 transfers
11:13AMBasel SBB7h37 06:50PMRotterdam Centraal
4 transfers
12:13PMBasel SBB7h37 07:50PMRotterdam Centraal
4 transfers
12:20PMBasel SBB8h30 08:50PMRotterdam Centraal
3 transfers
12:20PMBasel SBB8h21 08:41PMRotterdam Centraal
2 transfers
01:13PMBasel SBB7h28 08:41PMRotterdam Centraal
2 transfers
02:13PMBasel SBB7h37 09:50PMRotterdam Centraal
5 transfers
02:27PMBasel SBB8h23 10:50PMRotterdam Centraal
3 transfers
03:13PMBasel SBB8h37 11:50PMRotterdam Centraal
6 transfers
03:13PMBasel SBB7h12 10:25PMRotterdam Centraal
1 transfer
04:13PMBasel SBB7h42 11:55PMRotterdam Centraal
2 transfers
04:13PMBasel SBB7h37 11:50PMRotterdam Centraal
4 transfers
04:13PMBasel SBB8h46 12:59AMRotterdam Centraal
4 transfers
04:13PMBasel SBB7h42 11:55PMRotterdam Centraal
3 transfers
05:07PMBasel SBB7h48 12:55AMRotterdam Centraal
4 transfers
05:13PMBasel SBB7h46 12:59AMRotterdam Centraal
4 transfers
07:13PMBasel SBB12h33 07:46AMRotterdam Centraal
5 transfers
07:13PMBasel SBB13h33 08:46AMRotterdam Centraal
3 transfers
07:13PMBasel SBB12h33 07:46AMRotterdam Centraal
4 transfers
09:56PMBasel SBB11h29 09:25AMRotterdam Centraal
1 transfer

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Fastest train times from Basel to Rotterdam

Showing times and prices for Jun 26

Fastest Journey

7 h 12 m

Average

8 h 33 m

Trains per day

31

Distance

534 km

It's difficult to get from Basel to Rotterdam without transferring at least once.

Fastest
03:13PMBasel SBB7h12 10:25PMRotterdam Centraal
1 transfer
1901One-way
2nd Fastest
08:13AMBasel SBB7h28 03:41PMRotterdam Centraal
3 transfers
1901One-way
2nd Fastest
08:13AMBasel SBB7h28 03:41PMRotterdam Centraal
2 transfers
1901One-way
2nd Fastest
01:13PMBasel SBB7h28 08:41PMRotterdam Centraal
2 transfers
1901One-way
06:06AMBasel SBB7h35 01:41PMRotterdam Centraal
3 transfers
1901One-way

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Overview: Train from Basel to Rotterdam

distanceDistance330 miles (533 km)
durationAverage train duration7 h 33 min
priceAverage train ticket price$53 (€47)
frequencyTrain frequency2 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 2 direct trains a day
carriersTrain companiesDeutsche 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.

Train companies: Deutsche Bahn, Thalys and Eurostar from Basel to Rotterdam trains

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
Thalys
Eurostar

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.

  • Average Price: $42

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:

  • Average Duration: 15 h 44 min
  • Thalys frequency: 1 a day

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:

  • Average Duration: 17 h 32 min
  • Eurostar frequency: 1 a day

Travel Tips: Trains from Basel to Rotterdam

Travel by train to Rotterdam 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 Rotterdam.
FAQs

Travel between Basel, Switzerland and Rotterdam, Netherlands by train is: Fully open.

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

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

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

Conditions of entry:

  • There are no current restrictions

What are the safety rules to follow in Rotterdam, Netherlands?

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

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

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

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

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

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

What are the requirements?

  • No COVID-19 testing required
  • No quarantine required

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 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.

Omio customers have found the cheapest trains from Basel to Rotterdam to cost as little as $42 (€38)  in the next 7 days.
If you are looking to buy your train ticket in the next 7 days, you can expect the Basel to Rotterdam train to cost on average $53 (€47)  one way.
The Basel to Rotterdam train distance is approximately 330 miles (533 km).
On average the Basel to Rotterdam train travel time is 7 h 33 min  for the 330 miles (533 km) long route, but the duration can vary if you travel on weekends and holidays.

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.

For the best Basel to Rotterdam train to purchase, you can travel safely and comfortably with Deutsche Bahn with connection, Deutsche Bahn, Eurostar or Thalys. However, it's always good to check all possible train companies with services from Basel to Rotterdam to compare what amenities they may offer.
On average, there are 2 trains a day from Basel to Rotterdam. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.
You can take the earliest train from Basel to Rotterdam at 7: 13 AM   or take the last train from Basel to Rotterdam leaving at 10: 13 PM. Look for the latest Basel to Rotterdam train schedules on Omio and book the best time to take the train for this trip.
If you buy a train ticket from Basel to Rotterdam within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average $53 (€47) one way. However, we recommend booking your train in advance to get access to the best prices. Train tickets from Basel to Rotterdam are generally on sale a few months before the planned departure date.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Basel
Rotterdam
Basel SBB is the most popular Basel railway station for Omio travelers, but it's not the only one. Read all the information you need to know about the main train stations in Basel for your trip to Rotterdam.

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