The best way to find a cheap train ticket from Leuven to Basel is to book your journey as far in advance as possible and to avoid traveling at rush hour.
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10 h 14 m
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Of the 2 trains that leave Leuven for Basel every day 2 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.
|Distance||263 miles (424 km)|
|Average train duration||9 h 56 min|
|Average train ticket price||$89 (€78)|
|Train frequency||1 a day|
|Train providers||Deutsche Bahn or Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB)|
Trains from Leuven to Basel cover the 263 miles (424 km) long journey taking on average 9 h 56 min with our travel partners like Deutsche Bahn or Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB). Normally, there is 1 train operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this journey for as low as $89 (€78), but the average price of train tickets is $89 (€78). Travelers depart most frequently from Leuven and arrive in Basel SBB.
For as little as $89 (€78) you can travel by train between Leuven and Basel with Deutsche Bahn and SNCB. Omio will show you the best deals, schedules and tickets available for this route.
SNCB is Belgium's main train company and offers First class or Second class tickets for your train from Leuven to Basel.
SNCB from Leuven to Basel train information:
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 to Basel from Leuven. 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.
When departing from Leuven, you have various train station options to start your journey from including Leuven and ZONE LEUVEN. When arriving in Basel, you can end your route in train stations like Basel SBB, Basel Bad Bhf and Basel, Birmannsgasse.
Passengers board the train most frequently from Leuven, which is located around 2.2 miles (3.6 km) away from the city centre, and they get off the train at Basel SBB, located 1.4 miles (2.2 km) away from the city centre.
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