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Overview: Train from Mechelen to Basel

distanceDistance277 miles (446 km)
priceAverage train ticket price$81 (€74)
frequencyTrain frequency2 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 2 direct trains a day
carriersTrain providersDeutsche Bahn or Deutsche Bahn with connection

Trains from Mechelen to Basel cover the 277 miles (446 km) long route taking on average 10 h 14 min with our travel partners like Deutsche Bahn or Deutsche Bahn with connection. Normally, there are 2 trains operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this route for as low as $81 (€74), but the average price of train tickets is $81 (€74). Travelers depart most frequently from Mechelen and arrive in Basel SBB.

Train companies: Deutsche Bahn from Mechelen to Basel trains

Travel from Mechelen to Basel from $81 (€74) with Omio’s train partners Deutsche Bahn! You can find the best schedules and tickets when comparing and booking the most popular trip for you.

Deutsche Bahn

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 from Mechelen to 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.

  • Average Price: $81

These are Deutsche Bahn's ticket policies for COVID-19 for the train to Basel from Mechelen:

  • Cashless payments recommended
  • Online booking and check-in recommended
  • Normal conditions apply

Travel Tips: Trains from Mechelen to Basel

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FAQs

Is travel by train currently allowed from Mechelen, Belgium to Basel, Switzerland?

Travel by train between Mechelen, Belgium and Basel, Switzerland is: Fully open.

Is international entry into Basel from Mechelen restricted?

International entry is allowed for: Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of Belgium

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

Entry Requirements:

  • No COVID-19 testing required
  • No quarantine required

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

The government of Switzerland has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

  • Physical distance required: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face mask required: Regional advice

The above information was last checked on 5/9/22. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train from Mechelen to Basel closer to your date of departure here

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

Return travel from Switzerland to Belgium is: Partially open.

Are there any international entry restrictions on returning to Mechelen from Basel?

Entry into 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?

Requirements for reentering:

  • Travellers must present a negative COVID-19 test as either a RT-PCR performed within 72 hours prior to arrival, or an Antigen test performed within 24 hours prior to arrival
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)

What are the safety rules to follow in Mechelen, Belgium?

The government of Belgium has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

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

Last checked on 5/16/22. Please check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   closer to the travel date of your train to Mechelen from Basel.

How much are cheap trains between Mechelen and Basel?

Looking to save money on your trip? Omio customers have found the cheapest train between Mechelen and Basel for the next 7 days starting from $81 (€74)  one way.

How much does it cost to take a train to Basel from Mechelen?

The train price to Basel from Mechelen is on average $81 (€74)  if you are looking to purchase your tickets for this route in the next 7 days.

How many miles is it from Mechelen to Basel by train?

The train distance from Mechelen to Basel is around 277 miles (446 km).

What is the Mechelen to Basel train travel time?

While the time it takes to travel 277 miles (446 km) from Mechelen to Basel can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and holidays, the Mechelen to Basel train journey time is on average 10 h 14 min.

When traveling by train from Mechelen to Basel, which train station in Mechelen do I depart from and which train station in Basel do I arrive in?

When departing from Mechelen, you have various train station options to start your trip from including Mechelen and Mechelen-Nekkerspoel. When arriving in Basel, you can end your route in train stations like Basel SBB, Basel Bad Bhf and Basel, Birmannsgasse.

Omio customers book a train from Mechelen   to Basel SBB   most frequently for this route.

Where is the Mechelen train station located? Where is the Basel train station located?

Passengers board the train most frequently from Mechelen, which is located around 1.8 miles (2.9 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.

Which train providers should I travel with from Mechelen to Basel?

If you're looking for trains from Mechelen to Basel, you can rely on Deutsche Bahn or Deutsche Bahn with connection to get you to Basel. It's also good to check out all possible train providers for the Mechelen to Basel route to see if there might be differences in the amenities they offer.

How many trains per day are there to Basel from Mechelen?

The average number of trains departing Mechelen for Basel is 2 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.

How early should I book Mechelen to Basel train tickets to get the best deals?

If you purchase a train ticket from Mechelen to Basel within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average $81 (€74) one way. However, we recommend booking your train in advance to get access to the best prices. Train tickets to Basel from Mechelen are generally on sale a few months before the planned departure date.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Mechelen
Basel
Mechelen is the most popular Mechelen 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 Mechelen for your trip to Basel.

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