Brussels to Basel train

Cheap train tickets from Brussels to Basel

Showing times and prices for Dec 05

Cheapest

68

Average

117

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.

Cheapest
08:33PMBrussels-Midi13h14 09:47AMBasel SBB
3 transfers
681One-way
06:25PMBrussels-Midi6h34 12:59AMBasel SBB
1 transfer
1001One-way
04:22PMBrussels-Midi6h33 10:55PMBasel SBB
1 transfer
1001One-way
08:55PMBrussels-Midi11h52 08:47AMBasel SBB
5 transfers
1151One-way
10:25AMBrussels-Midi6h22 04:47PMBasel SBB
1 transfer
1301One-way

Train schedule from Brussels to Basel

Showing trains for tomorrow, Monday, December 5
08:23AMBrussels-Midi6h24 02:47PMBasel SBB
1 transfer
10:25AMBrussels-Midi6h22 04:47PMBasel SBB
1 transfer
12:25PMBrussels-Midi6h22 06:47PMBasel SBB
1 transfer
02:25PMBrussels-Midi6h22 08:47PMBasel SBB
1 transfer
04:22PMBrussels-Midi6h33 10:55PMBasel SBB
1 transfer
06:25PMBrussels-Midi6h34 12:59AMBasel SBB
1 transfer
08:33PMBrussels-Midi13h14 09:47AMBasel SBB
3 transfers
08:55PMBrussels-Midi11h52 08:47AMBasel SBB
5 transfers

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Fastest train times from Brussels to Basel

Showing times and prices for Dec 05

Fastest Journey

6 h 22 m

Average

7 h 57 m

Trains per day

8

Distance

435 km

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

Fastest
10:25AMBrussels-Midi6h22 04:47PMBasel SBB
1 transfer
1301One-way
Fastest
12:25PMBrussels-Midi6h22 06:47PMBasel SBB
1 transfer
1471One-way
Fastest
02:25PMBrussels-Midi6h22 08:47PMBasel SBB
1 transfer
1301One-way
08:23AMBrussels-Midi6h24 02:47PMBasel SBB
1 transfer
1471One-way
04:22PMBrussels-Midi6h33 10:55PMBasel SBB
1 transfer
1001One-way

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Overview: Train from Brussels to Basel

distanceDistance269 miles (434 km)
durationAverage train duration6 h 40 min
priceAverage train ticket price$80 (€71)
frequencyTrain frequency1 a day
changesDirect trainNo
carriersTrain companiesSNCF | 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.

Train companies: Thalys, SNCB and Deutsche Bahn from Brussels to Basel trains

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.

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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 Tips: Trains from Brussels to Basel

        Travel Tips: 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

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

        Can I enter Switzerland from Belgium?

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

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

        Conditions of entry:

        • There are no current restrictions

        What are the safety rules to follow in Basel, Switzerland?

        All travelers in Switzerland must observe these coronavirus safety measures:

        • Physical distance: metre (s) ( feet)
        • Face mask: Regional advice

        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

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

        Reentry to Belgium is allowed for: Entry is unrestricted for citizens and permanent residents of Switzerland

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

        What are the requirements?

        • There are no current restrictions

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

        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.

        Omio customers have found the cheapest trains from Brussels to Basel to cost as little as $61 (€55)  in the next 7 days.
        If you are looking to book your train ticket in the next 7 days, you can expect the Brussels to Basel train to cost on average $80 (€71)  one way.
        The Brussels to Basel train distance is approximately 269 miles (434 km).
        On average the Brussels to Basel train time is 6 h 40 min  covering the 269 miles (434 km) long journey, but the journey time can vary depending on specific dates or traveling on weekends and holidays.

        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.

        For the journey from Brussels to Basel you can take a train with SNCF | TGV INOUI, SNCB | IC, Deutsche Bahn with connection, Deutsche Bahn, Thalys or SNCB. Be sure to check out all possible train providers that offer services between Brussels and Basel on Omio to compare what amenities they may have.
        On average, there is 1 train a day from Brussels to Basel. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.
        The first Brussels to Basel train departs at 4: 25 PM   and the last train from Brussels to Basel leaves at 4: 25 PM. Check out the most up-to-date train schedule from Brussels to Basel on Omio and find the best time to travel to your destination.
        If you book the Brussels to Basel train within the next 7 days, you can find one way tickets to cost on average $80 (€71). However, booking your train ticket in advance gives you access to the best prices for trains from Brussels to Basel. Look out for train tickets for this journey to go on sale a few months before your planned departure date to find the best deals.

        Important Stations and Airports in Brussels and Basel

        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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        WifiWifi
        LockersLockers
        ParkingParking
        ATMATM
        TaxisTaxis
        AccessibilityAccessibility
        phone
        Phone Number
        +32 25282828
        ticketOfficeHours
        Ticket Office Hours
        Mon - Sun: 06: 15 - 22: 00
        Public transit options for Bruxelles-Central
        Metro lines: 1, 5
        Train lines: IC, Intercity Direct 9200, RER (S1, S2, S3, S6, S8, S10)

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