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Basel to Rotterdam by train
Fastest journey7hr 19m
Trains per day15
Avg. journey time9hr 30m
Travelling from Basel to Rotterdam by train
Fast trains from Basel to Rotterdam take around 7 hours and 19 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 536 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Basel and Rotterdam.
1. Are there direct trains from Basel to Rotterdam?
Journeys between Basel and Rotterdam usually involve 2 changes of train.
We usually find around 18 departures on the route from Basel to Rotterdam every weekday that leave enough time to change trains without waiting around for longer than necessary.
Trains usually run with a similar frequency on weekends.
2. How long is the train journey from Basel to Rotterdam?
The Basel to Rotterdam train travel time is normally about 7 hours and 19 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.
3. What are the Basel to Rotterdam train times and schedule?
On weekdays the earliest train to Rotterdam 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 06:06, and the last at 23:40.
What's the Basel to Rotterdam train price?
The earlier you book the better, and the cheapest tickets we've found for trains from Basel to Rotterdam are $41.95.
Trains departing 30 days in advance will cost around $41 while booking 7 days in advance the price is around $99. 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 Rotterdam 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 Rotterdam by train.
Which train companies operate between Basel and Rotterdam?
More than one train company operates on the route from Basel to Rotterdam, so you’ll be travelling with one or more of the following rail operators:
- ABELLIO Rail NRW
- Eurocity (EC)
- IC Direct
- Intercity-Express (ICE)
- Train Express Regional
You can check which train you’ll be travelling on by looking for the train name in search results.
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