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Trains from Ostend to Basel
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FAQs
Is cross-border travel by train between Ostend, Belgium and Basel, Switzerland allowed?

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

Can I enter Switzerland from Belgium?

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

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

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?

All travelers in Switzerland must observe these coronavirus safety measures:

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

The information above was last checked on 11/28/21. Remember to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your train between Ostend and Basel as this information can change.

What is the restriction level for the return leg of a round trip journey from Basel, Switzerland to Ostend, Belgium?

Return travel from Switzerland to Belgium is: Partially open.

Are there any international entry restrictions on returning to Ostend 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:

  • 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
  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Travellers issued with the EU Digital COVID Certificate are exempt from quarantine and COVID-19 testing

What are the safety rules to follow in Ostend, 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 11/25/21. Please check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   closer to the travel date of your train to Ostend from Basel.

How far is Basel from Ostend by train?
The Ostend to Basel train distance is approximately 327 miles (528 km).
How many hours is the train time to Basel from Ostend?
The Ostend to Basel train duration is on average 9 h 31 min, which is to be expected when traveling 327 miles (528 km) between Ostend and Basel. However, the time it takes can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and holidays.
How many train services are there from Ostend to Basel a day?
On average, there are 6 trains a day from Ostend to Basel. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Ostend
Basel
The major railway station for departures from Ostend is. Read all the information you need to know about services, amenities and connections at for your journey to Basel from Ostend.

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