Select from 4 ways to get there

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Recommended option

Fly Basel to Brussels  •  3 h 59 min

  1. BSL - BRU

$58 - $267

Cheapest option

Bus via Metz  •  9 h 22 min

$26 - $46

8 alternative options

Train to Strasbourg, fly to Brussels  •  4 h 16 min

  1. SXB - BRU

$129 - $372

Train to Zurich, fly to Brussels  •  5 h 8 min

  1. ZRH - BRU

$121 - $371

Fly Basel to Amsterdam, train  •  5 h 4 min

  1. BSL - AMS

$78 - $249

Train to Zurich, fly to Antwerp  •  5 h 39 min

  1. ZRH - ANR

$95 - $522

Train via Paris Est  •  6 h 51 min

  1. Tgv / ...
  2. Tha

$210 - $305

Train  •  6 h 52 min

  1. Tgv
  2. Tha

$177 - $240

Bus Eurolines CH  •  10 h 40 min

$52 - $78

Drive  •  5 h 35 min

  1. 360.9 miles

$75 - $110

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

Brussels Airlines, easyJet and Lufthansa fly from Basel to Antwerp 5 times a day. Alternatively, you can take a train from Basel to Antwerp via Strasbourg, Paris Est, and Paris Nord in around 6 h 51 min.

Airlines
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Basel to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $1,000
Flights from Strasbourg to Brussels
Ave. Duration
56 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$120 - $700
Flights from Zurich to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $750
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Basel to Brussels via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
2 h 53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $800
Flights from Zurich to Brussels via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Flights from Zurich to Brussels via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Flights from Basel to Amsterdam via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $800
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Basel to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $1,000
Flights from Zurich to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $750
Flights from Zurich to Brussels via Geneva
Ave. Duration
3 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,400
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Basel to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $290
Flights from Basel to Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
1 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $270
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Zurich to Brussels via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $500
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
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
VLM Airlines
Website
flyvlm.com
Flights from Zurich to Antwerp
Ave. Duration
2 h
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$55 - $440
Aegean Airlines
Website
aegeanair.com
Flights from Strasbourg to Brussels
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Monday
Estimated price
$190 - $800
Tarom
Website
tarom.ro
Flights from Strasbourg to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Monday
Estimated price
$330 - $600
Train operators
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Website
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
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
Thalys
Website
thalys.com
Train from Schiphol (Airport) to Antwerpen Centraal
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$40 - $65
1st Class
$65 - $90
Train from Paris Nord to Antwerpen Centraal
Ave. Duration
2 h 8 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$95 - $130
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$95 - $130
1st Class
$130 - $190
Train from Bruxelles Midi to Antwerpen Centraal
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$18 - $35
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$18 - $35
1st Class
$35 - $45
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
tgv.com
Train from Strasbourg to Paris Est
Ave. Duration
1 h 48 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$85 - $100
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$85 - $100
1st Class
$120 - $170
Train from Strasbourg to Bruxelles Midi
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$140 - $160
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$140 - $160
1st Class
$180 - $270
Deutsche Bahn
Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB)
Phone
+32 2 528 28 28
Website
b-rail.be
Train from Bruxelles-Midi to Antwerpen Centraal
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Website
belgianrail.be
Purchase a
eurail.com
2nd Class
$7 - $11
1st Class
$11 - $17
Bus operators
Ouibus
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Basel Mulhouse Freiburg - Airport to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Website
Ouibus
Bus from Strasbourg to Metz
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Website
Ouibus
Bus from Metz to Luxembourg
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Website
Ouibus
Bus from Luxembourg to Antwerp
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$10 - $14
Website
Ouibus
FlixBus
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Strasbourg to Metz
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$9 - $16
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Eurolines CH
Phone
0041 (0) 844 257 224
Website
eurolines.ch
Bus from Basel to Brussels North
Ave. Duration
9 h 30 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Book at
eurolines.ch

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Basel and Antwerp is 467 km. The road distance is 577 km.

The cheapest way to get from Basel to Antwerp is to bus which costs SFr 25 - SFr 50 and takes 9 h 22 min.

The quickest way to get from Basel to Antwerp is to fly which takes 3 h 59 min and costs SFr 55 - SFr 270.

No, there is no direct train from Basel to Antwerp. However, there are services departing from Basel SBB and arriving at Antwerpen Centraal via Strasbourg and Paris Nord. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 51 min.

No, there is no direct bus from Basel to Antwerp. However, there are services departing from Basel, Brausebad and arriving at Antwerp via Basel Mulhouse Freiburg - Airport, Strasbourg, Metz and Luxembourg. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9 h 22 min.

It takes approximately 3 h 59 min to get from Basel to Antwerp, including transfers.