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There are 8 ways to get from Amsterdam to Laufen by plane, train, bus, night train or car

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Fly to Basel, train

  1. Fly from Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) to Basel (BSL)
  2. Take the train from Basel SBB to Laufen

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Bus

  1. Take the bus from Amsterdam Sloterdijk to Basel SBB

Fly to Zurich, train

  1. Fly from Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) to Zurich (ZRH)
  2. Take the train from Zuerich Hb to Basel Sbb

Fly to Strasbourg, train

  1. Fly from Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) to Strasbourg (SXB)
  2. Take the train from Strasbourg to Basel Sbb

Train

  1. Take the train from Amsterdam Centraal to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
  2. Take the train from Frankfurt to Mannheim, Hauptbahnhof
  3. Take the train from Mannheim, Hauptbahnhof to Basel SBB

Night train

  1. Take the night train from Amsterdam Centraal to Basel Sbb

Night train via Amsterdam Centraal

  1. Take the night train from Amsterdam Centraal to Basel SBB

Drive

  1. Drive from Amsterdam to Laufen

Amsterdam to Laufen by train

The train journey time between Amsterdam and Laufen is around 7h 49m and covers a distance of around 771 km. This includes an average layover time of around 1h 2m. Operated by Dutch Railways (NS), Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express and Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS), the Amsterdam to Laufen train service departs from Amsterdam Centraal and arrives in Laufen. Typically 41 trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

41 Weekly Trains
7h 49m Average Duration
SFr 105 Cheapest Price
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The cost-effective way to get from Amsterdam to Laufen is to bus, which costs €50 - €70 and takes 12h 31m.

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The quickest way to get from Amsterdam to Laufen is to fly and train which costs €60 - €310 and takes 4h 21m.

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No, there is no direct train from Amsterdam to Laufen. However, there are services departing from Amsterdam Centraal and arriving at Laufen via Frankfurt, Mannheim, Hauptbahnhof and Basel SBB. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7h 49m.

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The distance between Amsterdam and Laufen is 581 km. The road distance is 763.8 km.

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The best way to get from Amsterdam to Laufen without a car is to train which takes 7h 49m and costs €100 - €210.

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It takes approximately 4h 21m to get from Amsterdam to Laufen, including transfers.

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

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The best way to get from Amsterdam to Laufen is to train which takes 7h 49m and costs €100 - €210. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs €50 - €70 and takes 12h 31m.

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The quickest flight from Amsterdam Schiphol Airport to Basel Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 10m.

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Amsterdam to Laufen train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express, arrive at Basel SBB station.

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Map of how to get from Amsterdam to Laufen.
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  • Distance: 581.4 km
  • Duration: 4h 21m

What companies run services between Amsterdam, Netherlands and Laufen, Basel-Landschaft, Switzerland?

You can take a train from Amsterdam to Laufen via Frankfurt, Mannheim, Hauptbahnhof, and Basel SBB in around 7h 49m. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Amsterdam Sloterdijk to Basel SBB once daily. Tickets cost SFr 30 - SFr 45 and the journey takes 11h 55m.

Airlines
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Basel
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 90 - SFr 750
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 120 - SFr 700
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Basel via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 130 - SFr 650
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Zurich via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 140 - SFr 600
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Strasbourg via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
When
Monday
Estimated price
SFr 140 - SFr 550
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Basel
Ave. Duration
1h 16m
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
SFr 35 - SFr 330
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1h 28m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 110 - SFr 500
Amelia International
Website
flyamelia.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
SFr 26 - SFr 310
Train operators
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)

The national railway company of Switzerland, Swiss Railways operates trains throughout the country and adjacent European nations including Germany, France, Italy and Austria. Tickets are sold in two classes - First and Second - with most long-distance trains offering a bistro car serving beverages and snacks. Individual tickets can be bought easily at stands, while a variety of travel passes are on offer to suit different travel needs.

Contact Details
Phone
+41 51 220 11 11
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Basel SBB to Laufen
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
SFr 14 - SFr 25
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Zürich HB to Basel SBB
Ave. Duration
1h 12m
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
SFr 30 - SFr 60
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Night train from Amsterdam Centraal to Basel SBB
Ave. Duration
10h 44m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
SFr 230 - SFr 420
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express

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 Zuerich Hb to Basel Sbb
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
SFr 22 - SFr 35
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Frankfurt to Mannheim, Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
SFr 20 - SFr 28
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Mannheim, Hauptbahnhof to Basel SBB
Ave. Duration
2h 12m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
SFr 45 - SFr 65
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Night train from Amsterdam Centraal to Basel SBB
Ave. Duration
9h 51m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
SFr 120 - SFr 180
Website
Deutsche Bahn
TGV inOui

France’s high-speed TGV train network runs at speeds of up to 320km/h connecting major cities across France and into neighbouring countries. All TGV tickets include a seat reservation; seating is 1+2 in 1st class, 2+2 in 2nd class. Popular routes include Paris to Marseille and Paris to Strasbourg. Most TGVs have a cafe area, power points at each seat and WiFi.

Contact Details
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
sncf-connect.com
Train from Zuerich Hb to Basel Sbb
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
SFr 24 - SFr 35
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
SFr 29 - SFr 34
1st Class
SFr 24 - SFr 28
SBB GmbH
Phone
+49 (0) 7531 915109
Email
info@sbb-deutschland.de
Website
sbb-deutschland.de
Train from Zürich HB to Basel SBB
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Website
SBB GmbH
SNCF

France’s state-owned railway company is a fast and efficient way of travelling around the country, with over 14,000 trains operating daily. SNCF runs the country’s extensive rail network, including the high-speed TGV network, regional TER trains and local Intercités. It also operates international routes including Eurostar and Thalys, as well as the low-cost, long-distance Ouigo services that run on limited routes across France. Book up to 3 months in advance for the cheapest fares. The railway network consists of about 32,000km in total, of which 1800km are high-speed lines and 14,500km are electrified.

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Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Strasbourg to Basel Sbb
Ave. Duration
1h 17m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
SFr 17 - SFr 40
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
SFr 17 - SFr 25
Rail 1st Class
SFr 26 - SFr 40
Dutch Railways (NS)

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 Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
Ave. Duration
3h 39m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
SFr 35 - SFr 80
Website
Dutch Railways (NS)
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Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
SFr 35 - SFr 50
1st Class
SFr 55 - SFr 80
Train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Mannheim Hbf
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
SFr 11 - SFr 26
Website
Dutch Railways (NS)
Book at
Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
SFr 11 - SFr 16
1st Class
SFr 18 - SFr 26
Night train from Amsterdam Centraal to Basel Sbb
Ave. Duration
9h 50m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
SFr 55 - SFr 130
Website
Dutch Railways (NS)
Book at
Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
SFr 55 - SFr 80
1st Class
SFr 95 - SFr 130
Bus operators
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 300 137 300
Email
service@flixbus.com
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Amsterdam Sloterdijk to Basel SBB
Ave. Duration
11h 55m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
SFr 30 - SFr 45
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Frequently asked questions
Is there Wi-Fi on FlixBus?
Yes - FlixBus offers free Wi-Fi
Are there power outlets on FlixBus?
Yes
Does FlixBus offer meals or snacks?
Yes - snacks and drinks may be purchased from the driver. Please note, this is not available on all services.
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Yes, the driving distance between Amsterdam to Laufen is 764 km. It takes approximately 6h 49m to drive from Amsterdam to Laufen.

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KLM, easyJet and Lufthansa offer flights from Amsterdam Schiphol Airport to Basel Airport.

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There are 135+ hotels available in Laufen. Prices start at SFr 87 per night.

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The best way to get from Amsterdam to Amsterdam Schiphol Airport is to train which takes 13 min and costs €6 - €13.

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