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There are 8 ways to get from Basel to Brussels by train, bus, car or plane

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Map of how to get from Basel to Brussels.
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  • Distance: 271.6 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 53 min

What companies run services between Basel, Switzerland and Brussels, Belgium?

You can take a train from Basel to Brussels via Strasbourg in around 5 hours 53 minutes. Alternatively, Eurolines CH operates a bus from Basel to Brussels 3 times a week. Tickets cost $50 - $80 and the journey takes 9 hours 30 minutes.

Airlines
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Basel to Brussels
Avg. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $1,000
Flights from Zurich to Brussels
Avg. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $750
Flights from Strasbourg to Brussels
Avg. Duration
52 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$140 - $700
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Basel to Brussels
Avg. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $1,000
Flights from Zurich to Brussels
Avg. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $750
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Basel to Brussels via Frankfurt
Avg. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$180 - $800
Flights from Zurich to Brussels via Frankfurt
Avg. Duration
3 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $700
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Basel to Brussels
Avg. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $290
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Zurich to Brussels via Amsterdam
Avg. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $500
Aegean Airlines
Website
aegeanair.com
Flights from Strasbourg to Brussels
Avg. Duration
50 min
When
Monday
Estimated price
$190 - $800
Train operators
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Basel SBB to Strasbourg
Avg. Duration
1 h 18 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Basel SBB to Zürich HB
Avg. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$35 - $65
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
tgv.com
Train from Strasbourg to Bruxelles Midi
Avg. Duration
3 h 35 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$150 - $170
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$150 - $170
1st Class
$200 - $290
Train from Mulhouse Ville to Luxembourg
Avg. Duration
2 h 26 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$65 - $80
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$65 - $80
1st Class
$95 - $130
Luxembourg Railways (CFL)
Website
cfl.lu
Train from Luxembourg to Bruxelles-Central
Avg. Duration
3 h 12 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Website
cfl.lu
Bus operators
Eurolines CH
Phone
0041 (0) 844 257 224
Website
eurolines.ch
Bus from Basel to Brussels North
Avg. Duration
9 h 30 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$50 - $80
Book at
eurolines.ch
Eurolines FR
Phone
+ 33 1 41 86 24 21
Website
eurolines.fr
Bus from Basel to Strasbourg
Avg. Duration
2 h 45 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$35 - $70
Schedules at
eurolines.fr
Bus from Strasbourg to Brussels-North
Avg. Duration
7 h
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$55 - $110
Schedules at
eurolines.fr

How far is it from Basel to Brussels?

The distance between Basel and Brussels is 435 km. The road distance is 538 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Basel to Brussels?

The cheapest way to get from Basel to Brussels is to bus which costs SFr 75 and takes 9 hours 30 minutes.

What is the fastest way to get from Basel to Brussels?

The quickest way to get from Basel to Brussels is to fly which takes 3 hours 41 minutes and costs SFr 110.

Is there a direct train between Basel and Brussels?

No, there is no direct train from Basel to Brussels. However, there are services departing from Basel SBB and arriving at Bruxelles Midi via Strasbourg. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 hours 53 minutes.

Is there a direct bus between Basel and Brussels?

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Basel and arriving at Brussels North. Services depart three times a week, and operate Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 9 hours 30 minutes.

How long does it take to get from Basel to Brussels?

It takes approximately 5 hours 53 minutes to get from Basel to Brussels, including transfers.