There are 10 ways to get from Basel to Antwerp 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 Basel to Brussels  •  4 h 5 min

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

$59 - $267

Cheapest option

Bus  •  11 h 37 min

  1. Take the bus from Basel EuroAirport, EuroAirport Basel to Brussels, Brussels-North station N836
  2. Take the bus from Brussels, Brussels-North station to Antwerp 817 / ...

$36 - $65

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Train to Zurich, fly to Brussels  •  5 h 14 min

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

$123 - $373

Train to Zurich, fly to Antwerp  •  5 h 25 min

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

$96 - $524

Fly Basel to Amsterdam, train  •  5 h 24 min

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

$83 - $254

Train to Strasbourg, fly to Brussels  •  5 h 31 min

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

$131 - $373

Train via Paris Est  •  6 h 59 min

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

$215 - $306

Train  •  6 h 57 min

  1. Take the train from Basel SBB to Strasbourg
  2. Take the train from Strasbourg to Bruxelles Midi Tgv
  3. Take the train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to Antwerpen-Centraal Ic

$177 - $217

Bus, train  •  10 h 23 min

  1. Take the bus from Basel to Brussels North
  2. Take the train from Bru.-Noord / Brux.-Nord to Antwerpen-Centraal Ic

$59 - $88

Drive  •  5 h 35 min

  1. Drive from Basel to Antwerp 360.9 miles

$75 - $110

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Basel to Antwerp is to bus which costs SFr 30 - SFr 65 and takes 11 h 37 min.

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The quickest way to get from Basel to Antwerp is to fly which costs SFr 55 - SFr 260 and takes 4 h 5 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Basel to Antwerp. However, there are services departing from Basel, Brausebad and arriving at Antwerp via Basel EuroAirport, EuroAirport Basel and Brussels, Brussels-North station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 11 h 37 min.

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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 59 min.

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The distance between Basel and Antwerp is 467 km. The road distance is 577.4 km.

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The best way to get from Basel to Antwerp without a car is to train which takes 6 h 59 min and costs SFr 200 - SFr 300.

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It takes approximately 4 h 5 min to get from Basel to Antwerp, including transfers.

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Basel to Antwerp bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Basel EuroAirport, EuroAirport Basel station.

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Basel to Antwerp train services, operated by Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS), depart from Basel SBB station.

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The best way to get from Basel to Antwerp is to fly which takes 4 h 5 min and costs SFr 55 - SFr 260. Alternatively, you can train, which costs SFr 200 - SFr 300 and takes 6 h 59 min, you could also bus, which costs SFr 30 - SFr 65 and takes 11 h 37 min.

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Map of how to get from Basel to Antwerp.
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  • Distance: 292 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 5 min

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 59 min.

Airlines
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 16 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
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 Zurich to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $750
Flights from Strasbourg to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$85 - $650
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 28 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
1 h 45 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$55 - $440
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Basel to Amsterdam via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $650
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. Swiss Railways codeshares with American Airlines and Swiss International Air Lines out of Zurich International Airport.

Contact Details
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
$30 - $50
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Thalys
Website
thalys.com
Train from Schiphol Airport to Antwerpen-Centraal
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$45 - $70
1st Class
$65 - $90
Train from Paris-Nord to Antwerpen-Centraal
Ave. Duration
2 h 2 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$100 - $130
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$100 - $130
1st Class
$130 - $190
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
sncf.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
Twice daily
Estimated price
$140 - $160
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$140 - $160
1st Class
$180 - $270
Deutsche Bahn

Deutsche Bahn is the German railway company, and the largest railway operator and infrastructure owner in Europe. Based in Berlin, Deutsche Bahn was founded in 1994, and 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.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Strasbourg to Paris Est
Ave. Duration
1 h 46 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$90 - $130
Website
bahn.de
Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB)
Phone
+32 2 528 28 28
Website
b-rail.be
Train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to Antwerpen-Centraal
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Website
belgianrail.be
Book at
eurail.com
2nd Class
$7 - $11
1st Class
$11 - $17
Train from Bru.-Noord / Brux.-Nord to Antwerpen-Centraal
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Website
belgianrail.be
Book at
eurail.com
2nd Class
$7 - $11
1st Class
$11 - $16
Bus operators
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 - $80
Book at
eurolines.ch
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves over 1400 destinations, in 26 countries including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands, Croatia, Spain, and across Scandinavia and central and eastern Europe. Founded in 2012, Flixbus’ extensive network connects cities with approximately 200,000 trips, with buses often departing every 30 minutes. One of the most affordable ways to get around Europe (and expanding soon into the US), a Flixbus journey is cost-effective, well-connected, comfortable and safe.

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Basel EuroAirport, EuroAirport Basel to Brussels, Brussels-North station
Ave. Duration
8 h 10 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Brussels, Brussels-North station to Antwerp
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$3 - $6
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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