The best way to find a cheap train ticket from Brussels to Basel is to book your journey as far in advance as possible and to avoid traveling at rush hour.
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|Distance||269 miles (434 km)|
|Average train duration||6 h 40 min|
|Average train ticket price||$80 (€71)|
|Train frequency||1 a day|
|Train companies||SNCF | TGV INOUI, SNCB | IC, Deutsche Bahn with connection, Deutsche Bahn, Thalys or SNCB|
Trains from Brussels to Basel cover the 269 miles (434 km) long route taking on average 6 h 40 min with our travel partners like SNCF | TGV INOUI, SNCB | IC, Deutsche Bahn with connection, Deutsche Bahn, Thalys or SNCB. Normally, there is 1 train operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this trip costs around $80 (€71), you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as $61 (€55). Travelers depart most frequently from Bruxelles-Midi and arrive in Basel SBB.
Find the best trains to Basel from Brussels with Omio's travel partners Thalys, SNCB and Deutsche Bahn from $61 (€55). 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 between Brussels and 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 Basel from Brussels with Thalys, you can choose from these different ticket fares: Standard Mini, Standard, Comfort and Premium.
Save time and money by searching for and booking your Thalys train to Basel from Brussels online with Omio! If you’re looking for the cheapest, fastest or earliest Thalys train to Basel from Brussels, Omio can help you out every step of the way. Check current Thalys train schedules for the ideal departure and arrival times, compare the best connections for the 269 miles (434 km) route to Basel from Brussels as well as ticket information for the train (such as baggage allowance and amenities offered onboard), and then book a cheap train ticket – all in one convenient place. If you are using the Omio app to search for trains between Brussels and Basel, you can check straight away 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. Buy your official Thalys Brussels to Basel train tickets online on Omio quickly and easily and enjoy the travel experience!
SNCB is Belgium's main train company and offers First class or Second class tickets for your train to Basel from Brussels.
Enjoy a smooth and easy route from Brussels to Basel with SNCB! As an official travel partner of SNCB, Omio can help you search current train schedules and timetables from SNCB, compare the best routes from Brussels to Basel as well as the class fares available for this route (including information on baggage allowance and amenities provided onboard), and buy the most affordable SNCB Brussels to Basel train ticket available today. If you search for SNCB tickets in the Omio app, you can also see if they are mobile tickets so that you can travel paperless rather than needing to wait in a line at the train station in person to purchase tickets. Once you find your ideal route, book your one-way train to Basel from Brussels on Omio or in the Omio app in just a few simple steps. You can then sit back and enjoy the 269 miles (434 km) trip between Brussels and Basel with ease and comfort on a train with SNCB.
Travel between Brussels, Belgium and Basel, Switzerland by train is: Unrestricted.
International entry status: Entry is unrestricted for citizens and permanent residents of Belgium
Conditions of entry:
All travelers in Switzerland must observe these coronavirus safety measures:
The information above was last checked on 11/6/22. Remember to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train to Basel from Brussels as this information can change.
The current restriction level for your return trip by train from Basel to Brussels is: Unrestricted
Reentry to Belgium is allowed for: Entry is unrestricted for citizens and permanent residents of Switzerland
What are the requirements?
The government of Belgium has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:
Last checked on 11/17/22. 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 Brussels from Basel here.
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.
Passengers board the train most frequently from Bruxelles-Midi, which is located around 2 miles (3.2 km) away from the city center, and they get off the train at Basel SBB, located 1.6 miles (2.5 km) away from the city center.
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