There are 10 ways to get from Antwerp to Basel by train, bus, car or plane

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Train via Paris Est  •  6 h 13 min

  1. Take the train from Antwerpen Centraal to Paris Nord Tha
  2. Take the train from Paris Est to Strasbourg Tgv / ...
  3. Take the train from Strasbourg to Basel SBB

$206 - $294

Cheapest option

Bus via Metz  •  12 h 26 min

  1. Take the bus from Antwerp to Luxembourg
  2. Take the bus from Luxembourg to Metz
  3. Take the bus from Metz to Basel Mulhouse Freiburg - Airport

$27 - $40

8 alternative options

Train  •  8 h 36 min

  1. Take the train from Antwerpen Centraal to Bruxelles-Nord
  2. Take the train from Bruxelles-Nord to Luxembourg
  3. Take the train from Luxembourg to Mulhouse Ville Tgv

$91 - $115

Bus FlixBus  •  10 h 15 min

  1. Take the bus from Brussels, Brussels-North station to Basel, Basel central station N836

$32 - $58

Drive  •  5 h 37 min

  1. Drive from Antwerp to Basel 361.2 miles

$75 - $110

Fly Brussels to Basel  •  3 h 45 min

  1. Fly from Brussels (BRU) to Basel (BSL) BRU - BSL

$59 - $266

Fly Brussels to Strasbourg, train  •  4 h 33 min

  1. Fly from Brussels (BRU) to Strasbourg (SXB) BRU - SXB
  2. Take the train from Strasbourg to Basel SBB

$129 - $371

Fly Brussels to Zurich, train  •  5 h 3 min

  1. Fly from Brussels (BRU) to Zurich (ZRH) BRU - ZRH
  2. Take the train from Zürich HB to Basel SBB

$119 - $372

Train, train to Amsterdam, fly to Basel  •  4 h 37 min

  1. Take the train from Antwerpen Centraal to Rotterdam Centraal
  2. Take the train from Rotterdam Centraal to Schiphol (Airport)
  3. Fly from Amsterdam (AMS) to Basel (BSL) AMS - BSL

$80 - $273

Fly Antwerp to Zurich, train  •  5 h 27 min

  1. Fly from Antwerp (ANR) to Zurich (ZRH) ANR - ZRH
  2. Take the train from Zürich HB to Basel SBB

$87 - $474

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

You can take a train from Antwerp to Basel via Paris Nord, Paris Est, and Strasbourg in around 6 h 13 min. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Antwerp to Basel once daily. Tickets cost $30 - $55 and the journey takes 8 h 35 min.

Airlines
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Brussels to Basel
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $1,000
Flights from Brussels to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
58 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$120 - $700
Flights from Brussels to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $750
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Brussels to Basel via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
2 h 43 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $800
Flights from Brussels to Zurich via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Flights from Amsterdam to Basel via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $800
Flights from Amsterdam to Basel via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $800
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Brussels to Basel
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $1,000
Flights from Brussels to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $750
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Brussels to Basel
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $290
Flights from Amsterdam to Basel
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $270
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Amsterdam to Basel
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $440
VLM Airlines
Website
flyvlm.com
Flights from Antwerp to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$50 - $390
Aegean Airlines
Website
aegeanair.com
Flights from Brussels to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$190 - $800
Tarom
Website
tarom.ro
Flights from Brussels to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$330 - $600
Train operators
Thalys
Website
thalys.com
Train from Antwerpen Centraal to Paris Nord
Ave. Duration
2 h 2 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$100 - $130
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$100 - $130
1st Class
$130 - $190
Train from Antwerpen Centraal to Rotterdam Centraal
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$30 - $50
1st Class
$50 - $65
Train from Rotterdam Centraal to Schiphol (Airport)
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$19 - $40
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$19 - $40
1st Class
$35 - $45
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
tgv.com
Train from Paris Est to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
1 h 46 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$85 - $100
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$85 - $100
1st Class
$120 - $170
Train from Luxembourg to Mulhouse Ville
Ave. Duration
2 h 26 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$65 - $75
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$65 - $75
1st Class
$90 - $130
Train from Zürich HB to Basel SBB
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$22 - $28
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$22 - $28
1st Class
$41 - $42
Deutsche Bahn
SNCF
Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB)
Phone
+32 2 528 28 28
Website
b-rail.be
Train from Antwerpen Centraal to Bruxelles-Nord
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Website
belgianrail.be
Purchase a
eurail.com
2nd Class
$7 - $11
1st Class
$11 - $16
Train from Bruxelles-Nord to Luxembourg
Ave. Duration
3 h 8 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $23
Website
belgianrail.be
Purchase a
eurail.com
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Zürich HB to Basel SBB
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $60
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Dutch Railways (NS)
Phone
+31 30 751 5155
Website
ns.nl
Train from Rotterdam Centraal to Schiphol (Airport)
Ave. Duration
26 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$11 - $20
Website
ns.nl
Purchase a
eurail.com
Bus operators
FlixBus
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Brussels, Brussels-North station to Basel, Basel central station
Ave. Duration
8 h 35 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Ouibus
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Antwerp to Luxembourg
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$10 - $14
Website
Ouibus
Bus from Luxembourg to Metz
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Website
Ouibus
Bus from Metz to Basel Mulhouse Freiburg - Airport
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$12 - $17
Website
Ouibus

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Antwerp and Basel is 467 km. The road distance is 578 km.

The cheapest way to get from Antwerp to Basel is to bus which costs 23€ - 35€ and takes 12 h 26 min.

The quickest way to get from Antwerp to Basel is to fly which takes 3 h 45 min and costs 50€ - 230€.

No, there is no direct train from Antwerp to Basel. However, there are services departing from Antwerpen Centraal and arriving at Basel SBB via Paris Est and Strasbourg. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 13 min.

No, there is no direct bus from Antwerp to Basel. However, there are services departing from Antwerp and arriving at Basel, Basel central station via Brussels, Brussels-North station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10 h 15 min.

It takes approximately 6 h 13 min to get from Antwerp to Basel, including transfers.