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Train Information from Lille to Basel

distanceDistance282 miles (455 km)
frequencyTrain frequency1 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there is 1 direct train a day

Trains from Lille to Basel cover the 282 miles (455 km) long route taking on average 16 h 55 min with our travel partners like. Normally, there is 1 train operating per day, including direct services available.

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FAQs
Is cross-border travel by train between Lille, Belgium and Basel, Switzerland allowed?

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

What is the status of international entry into Switzerland from Belgium?

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

Do I need to self-quarantine on arrival in Switzerland from Lille?

Conditions of entry:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival and 10 day mandatory self 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?

When traveling in Switzerland, you must follow these COVID-19 safety rules:

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

The information above was last checked on 11/28/21. This can change before your date of travel so please review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your train to Basel from Lille before traveling.

Do I need to quarantine when I return to Belgium from Basel, Switzerland?

The current restriction level for your return trip by train from Basel to Lille is: Partially open

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

Reentry to 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?

What are the requirements?

  • 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 Lille, 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: Mandatory

Last checked on 11/29/21. 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 Lille from Basel here.

How far is it from Lille to Basel by train?
You should expect to travel around 282 miles (455 km)  from Lille to Basel by train.
How long is a train from Lille to Basel on average?
On average the Lille to Basel train travel time is 16 h 55 min  for the 282 miles (455 km) long trip, but the duration can vary if you travel on weekends and holidays.
How many train services are there between Lille and Basel a day?
The average number of trains departing Lille for Basel is 1 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.

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