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.
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6 h 22 m
8 h 53 m
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It's difficult to get from Brussels to Basel without transferring at least once.
|Distance||269 miles (434 km)|
|Average train duration||6 h 28 min|
|Average train ticket price||$48 (€40)|
|Train frequency||1 a day|
|Direct train||Yes, there is 1 direct train a day|
|Train companies||Deutsche 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.
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 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:
Travel between Brussels, Belgium and Basel, Switzerland by train is: Partially open.
International entry status: Entry is partially open 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 11/29/21. Remember to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train from Brussels to Basel as this information can change.
Return travel from Switzerland to Belgium is: Partially open.
Entry into Belgium is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Switzerland
Requirements for reentering:
The government of Belgium has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:
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.
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 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.
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