There are 7 ways to get from Basel to Amsterdam by plane, train, bus or car

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

Fly from Basel  •  3 h 56 min

  1. Fly from Basel (BSL) to Amsterdam (AMS) BSL - AMS

$44 - $196

6 alternative options

Train to Zurich, fly  •  5 h 5 min

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

$82 - $339

Train to Strasbourg, fly  •  5 h 22 min

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

$125 - $470

Train  •  6 h 35 min

  1. Take the train from Basel Bad Bf to Amsterdam Centraal ICE International

$140 - $210

Bus FlixBus  •  11 h 15 min

  1. Take the bus from Basel, Basel central station to Amsterdam, Amsterdam Sloterdijk N831 / ...

$40 - $75

Bus Eurolines CH  •  13 h 50 min

  1. Take the bus from Basel to Amsterdam

$78 - $100

Drive  •  6 h 36 min

  1. Drive from Basel to Amsterdam 465.7 miles

$110 - $170

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Basel to Amsterdam is to bus which costs SFr 40 - SFr 75 and takes 11 h 15 min.

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The quickest way to get from Basel to Amsterdam is to fly which costs SFr 40 - SFr 200 and takes 3 h 56 min.

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The distance between Basel and Amsterdam is 569 km. The road distance is 745.1 km.

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It takes approximately 3 h 56 min to get from Basel to Amsterdam, including transfers.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Basel, Basel central station station and arriving at Amsterdam, Amsterdam Sloterdijk. Services depart four times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 11 h 15 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Basel Bad Bf and arriving at Amsterdam Centraal. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 6 h 35 min.

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

KLM, easyJet and two other airlines fly from Basel to Amsterdam every 3 hours. Alternatively, Deutsche Bahn operates a train from Basel to Amsterdam once daily. Tickets cost $140 - $210 and the journey takes 6 h 35 min.

Airlines
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Basel to Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $440
Flights from Basel to Amsterdam via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $1,200
Flights from Zurich to Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Flights from Strasbourg to Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Basel to Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $440
Flights from Basel to Amsterdam via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $1,200
Flights from Strasbourg to Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $650
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Basel to Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
1 h 29 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $270
Flights from Zurich to Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$50 - $480
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Basel to Amsterdam via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $800
Flights from Zurich to Amsterdam via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $900
Flights from Zurich to Amsterdam via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $900
Flights from Strasbourg to Amsterdam via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$500 - $900
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Zurich to Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
1 h 38 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $490
Transavia Holland
Website
transavia.com
Flights from Zurich to Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$40 - $430
Adria Airways
Website
adria.si
Flights from Zurich to Amsterdam via Ljubljana
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$260 - $1,200
Train operators
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Basel SBB to Zürich HB
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $60
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Basel SBB to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$29 - $45
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Deutsche Bahn
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Basel Bad Bf to Amsterdam Centraal
Ave. Duration
6 h 35 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$140 - $210
Website
bahn.de
Bus operators
FlixBus
Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Basel, Basel central station to Amsterdam, Amsterdam Sloterdijk
Ave. Duration
11 h 15 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$40 - $75
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Eurolines CH
Phone
0041 (0) 844 257 224
Website
eurolines.ch
Bus from Basel to Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
13 h 30 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$70 - $100
Book at
eurolines.ch

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