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Basel to Enschede by train

  • First train
    05:01
  • Last train
    23:13
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    6hr 50m
  • Distance
    523 kilometres
  • Trains per day
    16
  • Avg. journey time
    9hr 34m
  • Train operators

Travelling from Basel to Enschede by train

Fast trains from Basel to Enschede take around 6 hours and 50 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 523 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Basel and Enschede.

1. Are there direct trains from Basel to Enschede?

Journeys between Basel and Enschede usually involve one change of train.

We usually find around 16 departures on the route from Basel to Enschede 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 18 departures.

2. How long is the train journey from Basel to Enschede?

The Basel to Enschede train travel time is normally about 6 hours and 50 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

3. What are the Basel to Enschede train times and schedule?

On weekdays the earliest train to Enschede is usually scheduled to depart Basel around 05:01 and the last train is around 23:13. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Basel around 06:06, and the last at 23:13.

When to book Basel to Enschede 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 Enschede by train.

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Which train companies operate between Basel and Enschede?

More than one train company operates on the route from Basel to Enschede, so you’ll be travelling with one or more of the following rail operators:

  • ABELLIO Rail NRW
  • Eurocity (EC)
  • Hamburg-Köln-Express
  • Intercity
  • Intercity-Express (ICE)
  • Regional-Express
  • Regionalbahn

You can check which train you’ll be travelling on by looking for the train name in search results.

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Child and youth passengers

The definition of "Child" and "Youth" varies by country and operator. This is why we ask for the age of young passengers.

Sometimes children below a certain age can travel without a seat for free. If you want to guarantee a seat for child passengers, enter '6' as the age of the child.

Read more about child and youth passenger ages. See also youth discounts and railcards.