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There are 12 ways to get from Basel to Eindhoven by train, bus, night train, car or plane

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Train

  1. Take the train from Basel Bad Bf to Düsseldorf Hbf
  2. Take the train from Düsseldorf Hbf to Venlo
  3. Take the train from Venlo to Eindhoven Centraal

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Bus via Maastricht

  1. Take the bus from Basel Meret-Oppenheim-Strasse to Maastricht Meerssenerweg
  2. Take the bus from Maastricht to Eindhoven Station

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Train via Düsseldorf

  1. Take the train from Basel Bad Bf to Duesseldorf Hbf
  2. Take the train from Düsseldorf Hbf to Venlo
  3. Take the train from Venlo to Eindhoven Centraal

Bus

  1. Take the bus from Basel SBB to Eindhoven Station

Night train, train

  1. Take the night train from Basel SBB to Düsseldorf Hbf
  2. Take the train from Düsseldorf Hbf to Venlo
  3. Take the train from Venlo to Eindhoven Centraal

Drive

  1. Drive from Basel to Eindhoven

Fly Basel to Amsterdam Schiphol, train

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

Train to Zurich, fly to Amsterdam Schiphol, train

  1. Take the train from Basel SBB to Zürich HB
  2. Fly from Zurich (ZRH) to Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS)
  3. Take the train from Schiphol Airport to Eindhoven Centraal

Fly Basel to Frankfurt, train

  1. Fly from Basel (BSL) to Frankfurt (FRA)
  2. Take the train from Frankfurt to Düsseldorf Hbf
  3. Take the train from Düsseldorf Hbf to Venlo
  4. Take the train from Venlo to Eindhoven Centraal

Train to Zurich, fly to Dusseldorf, train

  1. Take the train from Basel SBB to Zürich HB
  2. Fly from Zurich (ZRH) to Dusseldorf (DUS)
  3. Take the train from Düsseldorf Hbf to Venlo
  4. Take the train from Venlo to Eindhoven Centraal

Train to Zurich, fly to Brussels, train

  1. Take the train from Basel SBB to Zürich HB
  2. Fly from Zurich (ZRH) to Brussels (BRU)
  3. Take the train from Brussels Airport - Zaventem to Breda
  4. Take the train from Breda to Eindhoven Centraal

Train to Zurich, fly to Cologne Bonn, train

  1. Take the train from Basel SBB to Zürich HB
  2. Fly from Zurich (ZRH) to Cologne Bonn (CGN)
  3. Take the train from Koeln/Bonn Flughafen to Neuss Hbf
  4. Take the train from Neuss Hauptbahnhof to Venlo
  5. Take the train from Venlo to Eindhoven Centraal
Switzerland → Netherlands
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International entry into Netherlands from Switzerland

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Conditions of entry into Netherlands from Switzerland

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Yes, entry into Netherlands is currently allowed from Switzerland.

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are recommended
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 1.5 metres
  • There are no current restrictions

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Eindhoven is 1351.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Eindhoven is recommended.

The social distance requirement in Eindhoven is 1.5 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 1351.

No, returning to Switzerland from Netherlands is currently allowed.

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Last updated: 17 Nov 2022
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The cheapest way to get from Basel to Eindhoven is to bus via Maastricht which costs SFr 23 - SFr 35 and takes 7h 25m.

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The fastest way to get from Basel to Eindhoven is to fly and train which takes 5h 25m and costs SFr 50 - SFr 260.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Basel SBB and arriving at Eindhoven Station station. Services depart four times a week, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 9h 25m.

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No, there is no direct train from Basel to Eindhoven. However, there are services departing from Basel Bad Bf and arriving at Eindhoven Centraal via Düsseldorf Hbf and Venlo. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6h 38m.

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The distance between Basel and Eindhoven is 457 km. The road distance is 618.3 km.

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The best way to get from Basel to Eindhoven without a car is to train which takes 6h 38m and costs SFr 100 - SFr 160.

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It takes approximately 6h 38m to get from Basel to Eindhoven, including transfers.

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

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Basel to Eindhoven train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express, depart from Basel Bad Bf station.

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The best way to get from Basel to Eindhoven is to train which takes 6h 38m and costs SFr 100 - SFr 160. Alternatively, you can bus via Maastricht, which costs SFr 23 - SFr 35 and takes 7h 25m.

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Map of how to get from Basel to Eindhoven.
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  • Distance: 457.4 km
  • Duration: 6h 38m

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

You can take a train from Basel to Eindhoven via Düsseldorf Hbf and Venlo in around 6h 38m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Basel to Eindhoven via Maastricht Meerssenerweg and Maastricht in around 7h 25m.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Basel to Amsterdam Schiphol via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 16m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€120 - €360
Flights from Zurich to Amsterdam Schiphol via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€140 - €480
Flights from Zurich to Amsterdam Schiphol via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 27m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€140 - €480
Flights from Basel to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
€100 - €380
Flights from Zurich to Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
1h 18m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€80 - €370
Flights from Zurich to Dusseldorf via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 17m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€90 - €390
Flights from Zurich to Dusseldorf via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 8m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€85 - €380
Flights from Zurich to Brussels via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€170 - €700
Flights from Zurich to Brussels via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€170 - €700
Flights from Zurich to Cologne Bonn via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€180 - €430
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Zurich to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1h 38m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€110 - €450
Flights from Basel to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
€100 - €380
Flights from Zurich to Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
1h 18m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€75 - €350
Flights from Zurich to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1h 16m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€140 - €650
Flights from Zurich to Cologne Bonn
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€65 - €280
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Basel to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1h 32m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€90 - €800
Flights from Basel to Amsterdam Schiphol via Paris Charles de Gaulle
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€95 - €550
Flights from Zurich to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1h 44m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€120 - €650
Flights from Zurich to Brussels via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€130 - €410
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Zurich to Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€45 - €280
Flights from Zurich to Cologne Bonn
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€65 - €280
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Basel to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1h 31m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€35 - €290
Flights from Zurich to Amsterdam Schiphol via London Luton
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Sunday
Estimated price
€90 - €440
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Zurich to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1h 16m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€140 - €650
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Basel to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1h 32m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€90 - €800
Flights from Basel to Amsterdam Schiphol via Paris Charles de Gaulle
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€95 - €550
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Zurich to Amsterdam Schiphol via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
€120 - €850
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Zurich to Amsterdam Schiphol via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€160 - €550
Train operators
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 Bad Bf to Düsseldorf Hbf
Ave. Duration
4h 12m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€90 - €130
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Night train from Basel SBB to Düsseldorf Hbf
Ave. Duration
7h 10m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€100 - €140
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Frankfurt to Düsseldorf Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€40 - €60
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Eurobahn
Phone
0180 6 9 27 37 27
Email
info@eurobahn.de
Website
eurobahn.de
Train from Düsseldorf Hbf to Venlo
Ave. Duration
1h 8m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€4 - €6
Website
Eurobahn
Train from Neuss Hauptbahnhof to Venlo
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€3 - €5
Website
Eurobahn
VIAS Rail GmbH
Phone
069 450099650
Email
Kundenservice-Linie10@vias-online.de
Website
vias-online.de
Train from Dusseldorf Hbf to Venlo
Ave. Duration
1h 8m
Frequency
Hourly
Website
VIAS Rail GmbH
Train from Neuss Hbf to Venlo
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
VIAS Rail GmbH
Dutch Railways (NS)

Dutch Railways (NS) is the main passenger railway operator in the Netherlands. Founded in 1938, NS connects all major cities in the Netherlands, and offers night trains, international trains, Intercity direct, and trains to and from the airport. NS International is the international subsidiary of NS; their services include high-speed trains such as Thalys, ICE International, Eurostar and TGV, to major European hubs including Paris, London, Brussels, Berlin, Cologne, Frankfurt and Lille.

Contact Details
Phone
+31 30 751 5155
Website
ns.nl
Train from Venlo to Eindhoven Centraal
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€10 - €24
Website
Dutch Railways (NS)
Book at
Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
€10 - €14
1st Class
€17 - €24
Train from Schiphol Airport to Eindhoven Centraal
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€16 - €35
Website
Dutch Railways (NS)
Book at
Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
€16 - €22
1st Class
€27 - €35
Train from Breda to Eindhoven Centraal
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€10 - €25
Website
Dutch Railways (NS)
Book at
Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
€10 - €15
1st Class
€17 - €25
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 Bad Bf to Duesseldorf Hbf
Ave. Duration
4h 56m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
€160 - €290
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Night train from Basel Sbb to Duesseldorf Hbf
Ave. Duration
7h 10m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€170 - €320
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Basel SBB to Zürich HB
Ave. Duration
1h 9m
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
€30 - €60
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Österreichische Bundesbahnen
Website
delfi.de
Night train from Basel SBB to Düsseldorf Hbf
Ave. Duration
7h 10m
Frequency
Twice daily
Schedules at
delfi.de
Train from Frankfurt to Düsseldorf Hbf
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
Frequency
Twice a week
Schedules at
delfi.de
Arriva NL
Phone
+31 900 2022022
Website
arriva.nl
Train from Schiphol Airport to Eindhoven Centraal
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
€23 - €26
Website
arriva.nl
SBB GmbH
Phone
+49 (0) 7531 915109
Email
info@sbb-deutschland.de
Website
sbb-deutschland.de
Train from Basel SBB to Zürich HB
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Website
SBB GmbH
TGV inOui

France’s high-speed TGV train network runs at speeds of up to 320km/h connecting major cities across France and into neighbouring countries. All TGV tickets include a seat reservation; seating is 1+2 in 1st class, 2+2 in 2nd class. Popular routes include Paris to Marseille and Paris to Strasbourg. Most TGVs have a cafe area, power points at each seat and WiFi.

Contact Details
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Basel Sbb to Zuerich Hb
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€25 - €35
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€30 - €35
1st Class
€25 - €30
Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB)
Phone
+32 2 528 28 28
Website
belgiantrain.be
Train from Brussels Airport - Zaventem to Breda
Ave. Duration
1h 7m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€18 - €21
Website
Belgian Railways
Book at
Belgium Rail Pass
2nd Class
€18 - €21
1st Class
€25 - €29
National Express
Phone
0221 13 999 444
Website
nationalexpress.de
Train from Koeln/Bonn Flughafen to Neuss Hbf
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€12 - €15
Website
National Express Rail
Bus operators
Union Ivkoni
Phone
02/989 0000
Website
union-ivkoni.com
Bus from Basel Meret-Oppenheim-Strasse to Maastricht Meerssenerweg
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€16 - €23
Website
Union Ivkoni
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).

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 300 137 300
Email
service@flixbus.com
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Maastricht to Eindhoven Station
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€7 - €9
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Basel SBB to Eindhoven Station
Ave. Duration
9h 25m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
€30 - €40
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Frequently asked questions
Is there Wi-Fi on FlixBus?
Yes - FlixBus offers free Wi-Fi
Are there power outlets on FlixBus?
Yes
Does FlixBus offer meals or snacks?
Yes - snacks and drinks may be purchased from the driver. Please note, this is not available on all services.
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The quickest flight from Basel Airport to Amsterdam Schiphol Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 30m.

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Basel to Eindhoven bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Eindhoven Station.

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Basel to Eindhoven train services, operated by Dutch Railways (NS), arrive at Eindhoven Centraal station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Basel to Eindhoven is 618 km. It takes approximately 5h 29m to drive from Basel to Eindhoven.

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Air France, easyJet, KLM and Lufthansa offer flights from Basel Airport to Amsterdam Schiphol Airport.

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The best way to get from Basel to Basel Airport is to line 50 bus which takes 9 min and costs SFr 2 - SFr 4.

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