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Train Information to Zaventem from Basel

distanceDistance268 miles (432 km)
frequencyTrain frequency6 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 6 direct trains a day

Trains from Basel to Zaventem cover the 268 miles (432 km) long route taking on average 7 h 31 min with our travel partners like. Normally, there are 6 trains operating per day, including direct services available. Travelers depart most frequently from Basel SBB and arrive in Brussels Airport-Zaventem.

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FAQs
Are there COVID-19 travel restrictions for trains to Zaventem from Basel?

Travel between Basel, Switzerland and Zaventem, Belgium by train is: Partially open.

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

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

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

Conditions of entry:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival and 10 day mandatory self quarantine
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required
  • A negative result for COVID-19 is a condition for subsequent release from quarantine. It is tested in quarantine on days 1 and 7
  • Travellers issued with the EU Digital COVID Certificate are exempt from quarantine and COVID-19 testing

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

When traveling in Belgium, 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 12/1/21. This can change before your date of travel so please review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your train to Zaventem from Basel before traveling.

What are the COVID-19 restrictions for my return trip to Switzerland from Zaventem, Belgium?

Return travel from Belgium to Switzerland is: Partially open.

Are there any international entry restrictions on returning to Basel from Zaventem?

Entry into Switzerland is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Belgium

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

Requirements for reentering:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival and 10 day mandatory self quarantine
  • Tests performed on days 4 and 7 of 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?

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

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

Last checked on 11/29/21. Please check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   closer to the travel date of your train to Basel from Zaventem.

What is the distance to Zaventem from Basel by train?
When traveling this route you should expect the distance from Basel to Zaventem by train to be approximately 268 miles (432 km).
How long is a train between Basel and Zaventem on average?
While the time it takes to travel 268 miles (432 km) between Basel and Zaventem can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and holidays, the Basel to Zaventem train journey time is on average 7 h 31 min.
When traveling by train from Basel to Zaventem, which train station in Basel do I depart from and which train station in Zaventem do I arrive in?

Some of the Basel train stations to Zaventem you can start your journey from include Basel SBB, Basel Bad Bhf and Basel, Birmannsgasse. Similarly, some of the arrival train stations in Zaventem include Brussels Airport-Zaventem and Zaventem.

When traveling this route, Omio customers are departing most frequently from Basel SBB   and arriving in Brussels Airport-Zaventem.

Where do I find the Basel train station to Zaventem? Where is the Zaventem train station?

Passengers board their train most frequently from Basel SBB and travel around 1 mile (s) / 1 km from the city center to this train station.

Passengers traveling this route most often arrive at Brussels Airport-Zaventem and need to travel approximately 1 mile (s) / 1 km from the train station to the city center in Zaventem.

How many trains per day are there from Basel to Zaventem?
On average, there are 6 trains a day from Basel to Zaventem. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Basel
Zaventem
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 Zaventem.