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Basel to Amsterdam by train
Fastest journey7hr 13m
Trains per day14
Avg. journey time9hr 25m
Travelling from Basel to Amsterdam by train
Fast trains from Basel to Amsterdam take around 7 hours and 13 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 571 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Basel and Amsterdam.
1. Are there direct trains from Basel to Amsterdam?
Journeys between Basel and Amsterdam usually involve one change of train.
We usually find around 22 departures on the route from Basel to Amsterdam every weekday that leave enough time to change trains without waiting around for longer than necessary.
Trains are typically more frequent on weekends, when we found around 27 departures.
2. How long is the train journey from Basel to Amsterdam?
The Basel to Amsterdam train travel time is normally about 7 hours and 13 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.
3. What are the Basel to Amsterdam train times and schedule?
On weekdays the earliest train to Amsterdam is usually scheduled to depart Basel around 05:01 and the last train is around 23:40. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Basel around 05:13, and the last at 23:40.
What's the Basel to Amsterdam train price?
The earlier you book the better, and the cheapest tickets we've found for trains from Basel to Amsterdam are $39.61.
Trains departing 30 days in advance will cost around $54 while booking 7 days in advance the price is around $177. Booking on the day of travel is likely to be more expensive, so it is worth booking in advance if you can to save money.
When to book Basel to Amsterdam train tickets?
Trains for this journey usually open for booking around 6 months in advance. If booking is not yet open for your dates then you can set a booking alert to receive an email on the day that the cheapest tickets are released for your journey from Basel to Amsterdam by train.
Which train companies operate between Basel and Amsterdam?
More than one train company operates on the route from Basel to Amsterdam, so you’ll be travelling with one or more of the following rail operators:
- Eurocity (EC)
- Intercity-Express (ICE)
You can check which train you’ll be travelling on by looking for the train name in search results.
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