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Duration 6h 45m
Distance 741 km
Average price SFr 120
Frequency Daily

Trip overview

The average train between Amsterdam and Basel takes 6h 45m and the fastest train takes 6h 27m. There is at least one train per day from Amsterdam to Basel. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays; use the search form on this page to search for a specific travel date.

Train

  1. Amsterdam Centraal
  2. Basel
6h 27m
SFr 60 - SFr 190

Amsterdam to Basel train times

Trains run once daily between Amsterdam and Basel. The service departs Amsterdam at 08:08 in the morning, which arrives into Basel at 14:35. All services run direct with no transfers required, and take on average 6h 45m. The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Amsterdam Centraal and arriving at Basel Bad Bf. Services depart twice daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 6h 27m.

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The distance between Amsterdam and Basel is 569 km. The road distance is 741 km.

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Amsterdam to Basel train services, operated by Dutch Railways (NS), depart from Amsterdam Centraal station.

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Amsterdam to Basel train services, operated by Dutch Railways (NS), arrive at Basel Bad Bf station.

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There are 618+ hotels available in Basel. Prices start at SFr 87 per night.

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What companies run services between Amsterdam and Basel?

Dutch Railways (NS) operates a train from Amsterdam Centraal to Basel Bad Bf twice daily. Tickets cost SFr 60 - SFr 150 and the journey takes 6h 27m. Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express also services this route once a week.
Train operators
Dutch Railways (NS)
Ave. Duration
6h 27m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
SFr 60 - SFr 150

Dutch Railways (NS) is the main passenger railway operator in the Netherlands. Founded in 1938, NS connects all major cities in the Netherlands, and offers night trains, international trains, Intercity direct, and trains to and from the airport. NS International is the international subsidiary of NS; their services include high-speed trains such as Thalys, ICE International, Eurostar and TGV, to major European hubs including Paris, London, Brussels, Berlin, Cologne, Frankfurt and Lille.

Contact Details
Phone
+31 30 751 5155
Website
ns.nl
Train from Amsterdam Centraal to Basel Bad Bf
Ave. Duration
6h 27m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
SFr 60 - SFr 150
Website
NS
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Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
SFr 60 - SFr 90
1st Class
SFr 100 - SFr 150
Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express
Ave. Duration
6h 49m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
SFr 130 - SFr 190

German rail company Deutsche Bahn is known for its efficient and comfortable service. It offers many different types of rail transportation, including ICE or Intercity-Express for high-speed services between major cities and regions, IC (InterCity) for long-distance trains, RE (Regional Express) trains that connect regions and cities, and the S-Bahn rapid transit service. There are two main tickets on offer: the Flexpreis that has full flexibility, and the Sparpreis which is the cheaper, advanced fare (bookings usually open 6 months in advance for domestic tickets).

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Amsterdam Centraal to Basel Bad Bf
Ave. Duration
6h 49m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
SFr 130 - SFr 190
Website
Deutsche Bahn

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