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Cheap train tickets from Rotterdam to Basel

Showing times and prices for May 24

Cheapest

$43

Average

$56

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 Rotterdam to Basel will cost around $ 56 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only $ 43.

Deutsche Bahn with connection
08:05PMRotterdam12h42 08:47AMBasel
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$431One-way
Deutsche Bahn
01:14PMRotterdam7h41 08:55PMBasel
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$431One-way
Deutsche Bahn
10:14PMRotterdam11h33 09:47AMBasel
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$451One-way
Deutsche Bahn
06:14AMRotterdam8h22 02:36PMBasel
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$451One-way
Deutsche Bahn
09:14PMRotterdam12h33 09:47AMBasel
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$561One-way

Train schedule from Rotterdam to Basel

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Deutsche Bahn
06:14AMRotterdam8h22 02:36PMBasel
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Deutsche Bahn
01:14PMRotterdam7h41 08:55PMBasel
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Deutsche Bahn
03:14PMRotterdam7h45 10:59PMBasel
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Deutsche Bahn
06:05PMRotterdam10h15 04:20AMBasel
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Deutsche Bahn with connection
07:05PMRotterdam12h42 07:47AMBasel
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Deutsche Bahn with connection
08:05PMRotterdam12h42 08:47AMBasel
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Deutsche Bahn
09:14PMRotterdam12h33 09:47AMBasel
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Deutsche Bahn
10:14PMRotterdam11h33 09:47AMBasel
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Tue
May 24
$45Deutsche Bahn
$43Flixbus
Wed
May 25
$68Deutsche Bahn
$70Flixbus
Thu
May 26
$56Deutsche Bahn with connection
$56Flixbus
Sat
May 28
$68Deutsche Bahn
$59Flixbus
Sun
May 29
$56Deutsche Bahn
$59Flixbus
Mon
May 30
$43Deutsche Bahn
$41Flixbus
Thu
Jun 2
$45Deutsche Bahn
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Fri
Jun 3
$68Deutsche Bahn with connection
$49Flixbus
Sat
Jun 4
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$51Flixbus
Sun
Jun 5
$43Deutsche Bahn with connection
$64Flixbus
Mon
Jun 6
$68Deutsche Bahn with connection
$61Flixbus
Tue
Jun 7
$45Deutsche Bahn
$51Flixbus
Wed
Jun 8
$43Deutsche Bahn
$46Flixbus
Thu
Jun 9
$45Deutsche Bahn with connection
$43Flixbus
Fri
Jun 10
$56Deutsche Bahn
$49Flixbus
Sun
Jun 12
$56Deutsche Bahn
$45Flixbus

Fastest train times from Rotterdam to Basel

Showing times and prices for May 24

Fastest Journey

7 h 41 m

Average

10 h 26 m

Trains per day

8

Distance

534 km

Of the 8 trains that leave Rotterdam for Basel every day 8 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

These direct trains cover the 534 km distance in an average of 10 h 26 m but if you time it right, some trains will get you there in just 7 h 41 m .

The slowest trains will take 12 h 42 m and usually involve a change or two along the way, but you might be able to save a few pennies if you’re on a budget.

Deutsche Bahn
01:14PMRotterdam7h41 08:55PMBasel
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$431One-way
Deutsche Bahn
03:14PMRotterdam7h45 10:59PMBasel
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$681One-way
Deutsche Bahn
06:14AMRotterdam8h22 02:36PMBasel
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$451One-way
Deutsche Bahn
06:05PMRotterdam10h15 04:20AMBasel
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$681One-way
Deutsche Bahn
10:14PMRotterdam11h33 09:47AMBasel
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$451One-way

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Overview: Train from Rotterdam to Basel

distanceDistance330 miles (533 km)
durationAverage train duration7 h 45 min
priceAverage train ticket price$60 (€53)
frequencyTrain frequency2 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 2 direct trains a day
carriersTrain providersNS International | IC, Deutsche Bahn or Deutsche Bahn with connection

Trains from Rotterdam to Basel cover the 330 miles (533 km) long route taking on average 7 h 45 min with our travel partners like NS International | IC, Deutsche Bahn or Deutsche Bahn with connection. Normally, there are 2 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this route costs around $60 (€53), you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as $45 (€40). Travelers depart most frequently from Rotterdam Centraal and arrive in Basel SBB.

Train providers: Deutsche Bahn from Rotterdam to Basel trains

Deutsche Bahn trains will get you from Rotterdam to Basel from $45 (€40). With over 1000 travel companies on Omio, you can find the best train times and tickets for your trip.

Deutsche Bahn

Deutsche Bahn (DB) is Germany’s main provider of train services and makes on average about 40, 000 domestic and international journeys per day. Deutsche Bahn’s fleet of trains includes the high-speed ICE (Intercity Express) as well as the IC (Intercity), EC (Eurocity), IRE (Interregio-Express), RE (Regional Express) and RB (Regionalbahn), which differ in terms of comfort and the time needed to travel. For example, while toilets are standard amenities, services like onboard restaurants or free WiFi are only available on certain train types and routes. Deutsche Bahn is well-known for its wide range of fares like Super Saver, Saver, and Flexible and discount cards like the Bahncard 25, 50 and 100, which you can also use for your Rotterdam to Basel train.

  • Average Price: $45

Read on for COVID-19 recommendations and policies for your Deutsche Bahn train ticket to Basel from Rotterdam:

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

Travel Tips: Trains from Rotterdam to Basel

Travel by train to Basel easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from Rotterdam to Basel.
FAQs

What are the travel restrictions for Basel, Switzerland if I'm coming from Rotterdam, Netherlands by train?

Travel by train between Rotterdam, Netherlands and Basel, Switzerland is: Fully open.

Is international entry into Basel from Rotterdam restricted?

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

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

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 Rotterdam to Basel closer to your date of departure here

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

The restriction level for your return train to Rotterdam, Netherlands from Basel is: Fully open.

Is my return train into Rotterdam from Basel restricted?

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

Do I need to quarantine on arrival in Netherlands from Basel?

Conditions of reentry:

  • There are no current restrictions

What are the safety rules to follow in Rotterdam, Netherlands?

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

  • Social distancing required: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face mask required: Mandatory

Last checked on 5/23/22. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train to Rotterdam from Basel closer to your date of departure here here.

What is the price of the cheapest train from Rotterdam to Basel?

Omio customers have found cheap train tickets from Rotterdam to Basel for as low as $45 (€40)  for the next 7 days.

How much is a train ticket between Rotterdam and Basel?

If you’re looking to book your train tickets in the next week, you can expect the Rotterdam to Basel train price to come in at an average of $60 (€53)  one way.

How far is it from Rotterdam to Basel by train?

When traveling this route you should expect the distance between Rotterdam and Basel by train to be approximately 330 miles (533 km).

How long is a train to Basel from Rotterdam on average?

On average the Rotterdam to Basel train time is 7 h 45 min  covering the 330 miles (533 km) long journey, but the journey time can vary depending on specific dates or traveling on weekends and holidays.

What train station in Rotterdam goes to Basel? What train station do I come into Basel from Rotterdam?

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

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

Where do I find the Rotterdam train station to Basel? Where is the Basel train station?

You can find the most popular departure train station for this trip, Rotterdam Centraal, located approximately 0.6 miles (875 m) from the city center of Rotterdam. The most popular arrival train station in Basel, called Basel SBB, is located around 1.6 miles (2.5 km) away from its city center.

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

For the route from Rotterdam to Basel you can take a train with NS International | IC, Deutsche Bahn or Deutsche Bahn with connection. Be sure to check out all possible train companies that offer services between Rotterdam and Basel on Omio to compare what amenities they may have.

How many train services per day are there to Basel from Rotterdam?

On average, there are 2 trains a day from Rotterdam to Basel. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.

What are the first and last departure train times from Rotterdam to Basel?

You can take the first train from Rotterdam to Basel at 5: 14 AM. The last train from Rotterdam to Basel that you can take departs at 11: 05 PM. Omio shows you the latest train from Rotterdam to Basel schedule to help you book the best departure time for this journey.

How far in advance should I purchase train tickets between Rotterdam and Basel for the best deals?

The price of a one way train ticket from Rotterdam to Basel is on average $60 (€53) if you purchase within the next 7 days. But we recommend booking tickets before your planned travel date to find the best prices for trains from all possible train companies offering this route. In general, you can find train tickets between Rotterdam and Basel available a few months in advance.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Rotterdam
Basel
Rotterdam Centraal is the most popular Rotterdam 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 Rotterdam for your trip to Basel.
Amenities at station
WifiWifi
LockersLockers
ParkingParking
ATMATM
TaxisTaxis
AccessibilityAccessibility
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Phone Number
+31 302357822
ticketOfficeHours
Ticket Office Hours
Mon - Sun: 00: 00 - 24: 00
Public transit options for Rotterdam Centraal
Subway lines: D, E
Bus lines: 33, 34, 38, 39, 40, 44, 48
Tram lines: 4, 7, 8, 12, 20, 21, 23, 24, 25
Train lines: NS Intercity, NS Intercity Direct, NS Sprinter, NS Nachtnet, Thalys, Eurostar