Cheap train tickets from Brussels to Basel

Showing times and prices for Dec 3

Cheapest

$55

Average

$96

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.

The average ticket from Brussels to Basel will cost around $ 96 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only $ 55.

Cheapest
07:33PMBrussels-Midi14h14 09:47AMBasel SBB
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$551One-way
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07:55PMBrussels-Midi13h52 09:47AMBasel SBB
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$551One-way
Cheapest
08:55PMBrussels-Midi12h52 09:47AMBasel SBB
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$551One-way
2nd Cheapest
08:55PMBrussels-Midi11h52 08:47AMBasel SBB
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$931One-way
06:24AMBrussels-Midi6h23 12:47PMBasel SBB
1 changes
$961One-way

Train schedule from Brussels to Basel

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06:24AMBrussels-Midi6h23 12:47PMBasel SBB
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08:23AMBrussels-Midi6h24 02:47PMBasel SBB
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10:25AMBrussels-Midi6h22 04:47PMBasel SBB
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12:25PMBrussels-Midi6h22 06:47PMBasel SBB
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02:25PMBrussels-Midi6h22 08:47PMBasel SBB
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04:22PMBrussels-Midi6h31 10:53PMBasel SBB
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06:25PMBrussels-Midi6h34 12:59AMBasel SBB
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07:33PMBrussels-Midi14h14 09:47AMBasel SBB
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07:55PMBrussels-Midi13h52 09:47AMBasel SBB
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08:55PMBrussels-Midi11h52 08:47AMBasel SBB
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08:55PMBrussels-Midi12h52 09:47AMBasel SBB
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Thu
Dec 2
$55Deutsche Bahn
$40Flixbus
$375KLM
Fri
Dec 3
$55Deutsche Bahn
$40Flixbus
$375KLM
Sat
Dec 4
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$31Flixbus
$216KLM
Sun
Dec 5
$45Deutsche Bahn
$40Flixbus
$261KLM
Mon
Dec 6
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$34Flixbus
$208KLM
Tue
Dec 7
$45Deutsche Bahn
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Wed
Dec 8
$45Deutsche Bahn
$31Flixbus
$208KLM
Thu
Dec 9
$45Deutsche Bahn
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$187KLM
Fri
Dec 10
$48Deutsche Bahn
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Sat
Dec 11
$45Deutsche Bahn
$36Flixbus
$194KLM
Sun
Dec 12
$48Deutsche Bahn
$33Flixbus
$208KLM
Mon
Dec 13
$55Deutsche Bahn
$31Flixbus
$168KLM
Tue
Dec 14
$57Deutsche Bahn
$31Flixbus
$70Lufthansa
Wed
Dec 15
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$31Flixbus
$187KLM
Thu
Dec 16
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$33Flixbus
$151KLM
Fri
Dec 17
$48Deutsche Bahn
$34Flixbus
$125Lufthansa
Sat
Dec 18
$55Deutsche Bahn
$34Flixbus
$168KLM
Sun
Dec 19
$45Deutsche Bahn
$34Flixbus
$126Lufthansa
Mon
Dec 20
$55Deutsche Bahn
$40Flixbus
$125Air Dolomiti
Tue
Dec 21
$48Deutsche Bahn
$34Flixbus
$126Lufthansa
Wed
Dec 22
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$63Flixbus
$124Lufthansa

Fastest train times from Brussels to Basel

Showing times and prices for Dec 3

Fastest Journey

6 h 22 m

Average

8 h 53 m

Trains per day

11

Distance

435 km

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

Fastest
02:25PMBrussels-Midi6h22 08:47PMBasel SBB
1 changes
$1201One-way
Fastest
12:25PMBrussels-Midi6h22 06:47PMBasel SBB
1 changes
$1201One-way
Fastest
10:25AMBrussels-Midi6h22 04:47PMBasel SBB
1 changes
$1201One-way
2nd Fastest
06:24AMBrussels-Midi6h23 12:47PMBasel SBB
1 changes
$961One-way
08:23AMBrussels-Midi6h24 02:47PMBasel SBB
1 changes
$1081One-way

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Train Information from Brussels to Basel

distanceDistance269 miles (434 km)
durationAverage train duration6 h 28 min
priceAverage train ticket price$48 (€40)
frequencyTrain frequency1 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there is 1 direct train a day
carriersTrain companiesDeutsche Bahn, TGV, TGV or Thalys

Trains from Brussels to Basel cover the 269 miles (434 km) long trip taking on average 6 h 28 min with our travel partners like Deutsche Bahn, TGV, TGV or Thalys. Normally, there is 1 train operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this route costs around $48 (€40), you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as $45 (€38). Travelers depart most frequently from Bruxelles-Midi and arrive in Basel SBB.

Train companies

Thalys, Deutsche Bahn and TGV trains from Brussels to Basel

You can travel by train from Brussels to Basel with Thalys, Deutsche Bahn and TGV for as low as $45 (€38). When you search for schedules and tickets, Omio will show you the best route.

Thalys
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TGV

Thalys is a French-Belgian high-speed train company that connects the main capital cities. For your next train from Brussels to Basel with Thalys, you can choose from these different ticket fares: Standard Mini, Standard, Comfort and Premium.

Looking to travel by train from Brussels to Basel? Omio can help you find that perfect journey with Thalys. Check Omio to see current Thalys train schedules, tickets, travel information and prices for the best deals on the Brussels to Basel train and book Thalys tickets online quickly and easily. When taking a train between Brussels and Basel, you can expect to travel 269 miles (434 km) one-way with Thalys. If you search for trains to Basel from Brussels in the Omio app, you can check if the Thalys ticket is a mobile ticket, which makes it easy for you to go paperless when traveling without needing to purchase tickets in person at the train station. Whether you’re looking for the cheapest, fastest or earliest train with Thalys, we do the work for you to get you safely to Basel from Brussels. Book that perfect Brussels to Basel train now with Omio and enjoy a smooth and comfortable journey with Thalys!

    Read on for COVID-19 recommendations and policies for your Thalys train ticket to Basel from Brussels:

    • Cashless payments recommended
    • Online booking and check-in recommended
    • Pre-reservation / seat allocation
    • Verification of ticket with valid ID
    • Exceptions to waive change or cancellation fees policy
    • If a ticket is nonrefundable, a Thalys e-voucher can still be issued for a 15€ fee to passengers requesting a refund up to 30 days after the departure date.

    Travel Tips

    Trains from Brussels to Basel
    Travel by train to Basel 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 Brussels to Basel.
    FAQs
    Are there any COVID-19 restrictions for international travel by train between Brussels and Basel?

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

    Can I enter Switzerland from Belgium?

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

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

    Conditions of entry:

    • 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?

    All travelers in Switzerland must observe these coronavirus safety measures:

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

    The information above was last checked on 11/29/21. Remember to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your train from Brussels to Basel as this information can change.

    Are there travel restrictions, such as quarantine measures, in place when returning to Brussels, Belgium from Basel, Switzerland?

    Return travel from Switzerland to Belgium is: Partially open.

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

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

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

    Requirements for reentering:

    • 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 Brussels, Belgium?

    The government of Belgium 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 12/1/21. Please check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   closer to the travel date of your train to Brussels from Basel.

    What is the price of the cheapest train from Brussels to Basel?
    Omio customers have found cheap train tickets from Brussels to Basel for as low as $45 (€38)  for the next 7 days.
    What is the price of a train ticket to Basel from Brussels?
    In the next 7 days you can expect to pay on average $48 (€40)  for a train ticket from Brussels to Basel.
    How many miles is it from Brussels to Basel by train?
    When traveling this route you should expect the distance from Brussels to Basel by train to be approximately 269 miles (434 km).
    How long is the train ride from Brussels to Basel?
    On average the Brussels to Basel train travel time is 6 h 28 min  for the 269 miles (434 km) long route, but the duration can vary if you travel on weekends and holidays.
    When traveling by train from Brussels to Basel, which train station in Brussels do I depart from and which train station in Basel do I arrive in?

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

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

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

    Passengers booking this route most frequently board their trains from Bruxelles-Midi and need to travel around 1.1 miles (1.8 km) from the city center to get to this train station.

    Passengers arriving in Basel most often arrive at Basel SBB and need to travel around 1.1 miles (1.7 km) from this train station to the city center.

    Which train providers can take me to Basel from Brussels?
    For the best Brussels to Basel train to purchase, you can travel safely and comfortably with Deutsche Bahn, TGV, TGV or Thalys. However, it's always good to check all possible train providers with services from Brussels to Basel to compare what amenities they may offer.
    How many train services per day are there to Basel from Brussels?
    The average number of trains departing Brussels for Basel is 1 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.
    When does the first train depart from Brussels to Basel? When does the last train depart from Brussels to Basel?
    The earliest train for this route departs from Brussels at 5: 24 AM. The last train leaves from Brussels at 7: 55 PM. Check Omio for the latest train schedule from Brussels to Basel and book the best time to depart on your chosen travel date.
    How early should I buy train tickets from Brussels to Basel to score the best deals?
    The price of a one way train ticket from Brussels to Basel is on average $48 (€40) if you buy within the next 7 days. But we recommend booking tickets before your planned travel date to find the best prices for trains from all possible train providers offering this journey. In general, you can find train tickets from Brussels to Basel available a few months in advance.

    Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

    Brussels
    Basel
    Bruxelles-Midi is the most popular Brussels 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 Brussels for your trip to Basel.
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    Metro lines: 1, 5
    Train lines: IC, Intercity Direct 9200, RER (S1, S2, S3, S6, S8, S10)