There are 10 ways to get from Basel SBB Station to Ostend by train, bus, car or plane

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Train via Paris  •  6h 58m

  1. Take the train from Basel Sbb to Paris Gare De Lyon Tgv
  2. Take the train from Paris Nord to Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi
  3. Take the train from Brux.-Midi/Brus.-Zuid to Ostende / Oostende Ic / ...

172€ - 287€

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Bus  •  12h 55m

  1. Take the bus from Basel, Basel SBB to Brussels, Brussels-North station 299 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Brussels, Brussels-North station to Ostend 264

38€ - 54€

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Train  •  7h 41m

  1. Take the train from Basel Sbb to Strasbourg Ter
  2. Take the train from Strasbourg to Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi Tgv
  3. Take the train from Brux.-Midi/Brus.-Zuid to Ostende / Oostende Ic / ...

165€ - 243€

Bus, train  •  11h 32m

  1. Take the bus from Basel to Brussels North
  2. Take the train from Brux.-Nord/Brus.-Noord to Ostende / Oostende Ic / ...

56€ - 84€

Drive  •  6h 20m

  1. Drive from Basel SBB Station to Ostend 660.6 km

75€ - 120€

Fly Basel to Brussels, train  •  5h 54m

  1. Fly from Basel (BSL) to Brussels (BRU) BSL - BRU
  2. Take the train from Brux.-Midi/Brus.-Zuid to Ostende / Oostende

51€ - 259€

Train to Zurich, fly to Brussels, train  •  6h 45m

  1. Take the train from Basel Sbb to Zuerich Hb
  2. Fly from Zurich (ZRH) to Brussels (BRU) ZRH - BRU
  3. Take the train from Brux.-Midi/Brus.-Zuid to Ostende / Oostende

95€ - 328€

Train to Strasbourg, fly to Lille Lesquin, train  •  8h 10m

  1. Take the train from Basel Sbb to Strasbourg
  2. Fly from Strasbourg (SXB) to Lille Lesquin (LIL) SXB - LIL
  3. Take the train from Courtrai / Kortrijk to Ostende / Oostende

111€ - 446€

Fly Mulhouse to Paris Orly, train  •  6h 58m

  1. Fly from Mulhouse (MLH) to Paris Orly (ORY) MLH - ORY
  2. Take the train from Paris Nord to Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi
  3. Take the train from Brux.-Midi/Brus.-Zuid to Ostende / Oostende

146€ - 463€

Fly Basel to Amsterdam Schiphol, train  •  8h 32m

  1. Fly from Basel (BSL) to Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) BSL - AMS
  2. Take the train from Schiphol Airport to Anvers-Central
  3. Take the train from Anvers-Central / Antwerpen-Centraal to Ostende / Oostende

95€ - 301€

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The cheapest way to get from Basel SBB Station to Ostend is to bus which costs SFr 40 - SFr 60 and takes 12h 55m.

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The quickest way to get from Basel SBB Station to Ostend is to fly and train which costs SFr 55 - SFr 290 and takes 5h 54m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Basel SBB Station to Ostend. However, there are services departing from Basel, Basel SBB and arriving at Ostend via Brussels, Brussels-North station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 12h 55m.

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No, there is no direct train from Basel SBB Station to Ostend. However, there are services departing from Basel Sbb and arriving at Ostende / Oostende via Paris Gare De Lyon, Paris Nord and Brux.-Midi/Brus.-Zuid. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6h 58m.

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The distance between Basel SBB Station and Ostend is 529 km. The road distance is 660.6 km.

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The best way to get from Basel SBB Station to Ostend without a car is to train via Paris which takes 6h 58m and costs SFr 180 - SFr 320.

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It takes approximately 6h 58m to get from Basel SBB Station to Ostend, including transfers.

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Basel SBB Station to Ostend bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Basel, Basel SBB station.

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Basel SBB Station to Ostend train services, operated by TGV inOui, depart from Basel Sbb station.

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The best way to get from Basel SBB Station to Ostend is to train via Paris which takes 6h 58m and costs SFr 180 - SFr 320. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs SFr 40 - SFr 60 and takes 12h 55m.

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Map of how to get from Basel SBB Station to Ostend.
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  • Distance: 529.2 km
  • Duration: 6h 58m

What companies run services between Basel SBB Station, Switzerland and Ostend, Belgium?

You can take a train from Basel SBB Station to Ostend via Paris Gare De Lyon, Paris Nord, and Brux.-Midi/Brus.-Zuid in around 6h 58m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Basel SBB Station to Ostend via Brussels, Brussels-North station in around 12h 55m.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Basel to Brussels via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
160€ - 700€
Flights from Zurich to Brussels via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
160€ - 650€
Flights from Zurich to Brussels via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
160€ - 650€
Flights from Basel to Amsterdam Schiphol via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 22m
When
Every day
Estimated price
150€ - 700€
Flights from Basel to Amsterdam Schiphol via Munich
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
150€ - 700€
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Basel to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1h 12m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
65€ - 900€
Flights from Zurich to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
120€ - 700€
Flights from Zurich to Brussels via Geneva
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
210€ - 1300€
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Zurich to Brussels via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
140€ - 460€
Flights from Basel to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1h 36m
When
Every day
Estimated price
80€ - 400€
Flights from Basel to Amsterdam Schiphol via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
75€ - 1100€
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Mulhouse to Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
45€ - 400€
Flights from Basel to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
80€ - 400€
Flights from Basel to Amsterdam Schiphol via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
75€ - 1100€
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Basel to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1h 12m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
65€ - 900€
Flights from Zurich to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
120€ - 700€
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Basel to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
40€ - 260€
Flights from Basel to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
35€ - 250€
Flights from Basel to Amsterdam Schiphol via London Luton
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
35€ - 250€
Flights from Basel to Amsterdam Schiphol via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
3h 57m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
35€ - 250€
Twin Jet
Website
twinjet.fr
Flights from Strasbourg to Lille Lesquin
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
550€ - 1200€
Train operators
TGV inOui
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Basel Sbb to Paris Gare De Lyon
Ave. Duration
3h 4m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
80€ - 110€
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
80€ - 100€
1st Class
90€ - 110€
Train from Strasbourg to Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi
Ave. Duration
3h 32m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
110€ - 150€
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
110€ - 130€
1st Class
120€ - 150€
Train from Basel Sbb to Zuerich Hb
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
24€ - 35€
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
30€ - 35€
1st Class
24€ - 29€
Thalys
Phone
+32 70 66 77 88
Website
thalys.com
Train from Paris Nord to Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi
Ave. Duration
1h 22m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
75€ - 160€
Website
Thalys
Standard
75€ - 110€
Comfort
90€ - 120€
Premium
110€ - 160€
Train from Schiphol Airport to Anvers-Central
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
50€ - 110€
Website
Thalys
Standard
50€ - 75€
Comfort
65€ - 85€
Premium
75€ - 110€
Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB)
Phone
+32 2 528 28 28
Website
belgiantrain.be
Train from Brux.-Midi/Brus.-Zuid to Ostende / Oostende
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
11€ - 16€
Website
Belgian Railways
Book at
Belgium Rail Pass
2nd Class
11€ - 16€
1st Class
17€ - 25€
Train from Brux.-Nord/Brus.-Noord to Ostende / Oostende
Ave. Duration
1h 22m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
11€ - 16€
Website
Belgian Railways
Book at
Belgium Rail Pass
2nd Class
11€ - 16€
1st Class
17€ - 25€
Train from Courtrai / Kortrijk to Ostende / Oostende
Ave. Duration
1h 7m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
8€ - 12€
Website
Belgian Railways
Book at
Belgium Rail Pass
2nd Class
8€ - 12€
1st Class
12€ - 18€
Train from Anvers-Central / Antwerpen-Centraal to Ostende / Oostende
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
12€ - 17€
Website
Belgian Railways
Book at
Belgium Rail Pass
2nd Class
12€ - 17€
1st Class
18€ - 27€
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 Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
1h 18m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
40€ - 80€
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Basel SBB to Zürich HB
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
30€ - 55€
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 Basel Sbb to Zuerich Hb
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
23€ - 35€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Deutsche Bahn Eurocity
Website
bahn.com
Train from Basel Sbb to Zuerich Hb
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
14€ - 20€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Bus operators
Eurolines CH
Phone
0041 (0) 844 257 224
Website
eurolines.ch
Bus from Basel to Brussels North
Ave. Duration
9h 30m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
45€ - 70€
Book at
eurolines.ch
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).

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Basel, Basel SBB to Brussels, Brussels-North station
Ave. Duration
9h 35m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
28€ - 35€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Brussels, Brussels-North station to Ostend
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
9€ - 12€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Eurolines FR

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

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Basel SBB Station to Ostend bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Ostend station.

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Basel SBB Station to Ostend train services, operated by Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB), arrive at Ostende / Oostende station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Basel SBB Station to Ostend is 661 km. It takes approximately 6h 20m to drive from Basel SBB Station to Ostend.

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easyJet, Brussels Airlines and Lufthansa offer flights from Basel Airport to Brussels Airport.

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Book your Basel SBB Station to Ostend bus tickets online with FlixBus and FlixBus.

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