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Train  •  6h 42m

  1. Take the train from Basel Bad Bf to Moenchengladbach Hbf Ice
  2. Take the train from Venlo to Eindhoven Centraal Intercity

€106 - €155

Cheapest option

Bus  •  9h 25m

  1. Take the bus from Basel SBB to Eindhoven Station N831

€30 - €40

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Train, Bus  •  11h 5m

  1. Take the train from Basel Bad Bf to Offenburg Re / ...
  2. Take the train from Offenburg to Karlsruhe Hbf Re
  3. Take the Bus from Karlsruhe to Eindhoven

Drive  •  5h 29m

  1. Drive from Basel to Eindhoven 618.3 km

€75 - €120

Fly Basel to Amsterdam Schiphol, train  •  5h 20m

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

€64 - €208

Train to Zurich, fly to Amsterdam Schiphol, train  •  6h 45m

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

€89 - €278

Fly Basel to Brussels, train  •  6h 5m

  1. Fly from Basel (BSL) to Brussels (BRU) BSL - BRU
  2. Take the train from Brussels Airport-Zaventem to Breda
  3. Take the train from Breda to Eindhoven Centraal

€81 - €298

Train to Zurich, fly to Dusseldorf, train  •  7h 50m

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

€84 - €257

Train to Zurich, fly to Brussels, train  •  7h 30m

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

€106 - €288

Fly Basel to Frankfurt, train  •  6h 49m

  1. Fly from Basel (BSL) to Frankfurt (FRA) BSL - FRA
  2. Take the train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Aachen Hbf
  3. Take the train from Heerlen to Eindhoven Centraal

€115 - €275

Basel to Eindhoven by train

The train journey time between Basel and Eindhoven is around 6h 18m and covers a distance of around 624 km. The fastest train normally takes 6h 18m. Operated by Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express, Eurobahn and Dutch Railways (NS), the Basel to Eindhoven train service departs from Basel Bad Bf and arrives in Eindhoven Centraal. Typically 12 trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Train route overview

Average train time:
6h 18m
Fastest train time:
6h 18m
Train distance:
624 km
Trains per week:
12
Cheapest price:
€106
Carbon emissions:
32 kg CO2

First and last trains

First train departs at:
15:23
Last train departs at:
16:23

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Basel to Eindhoven train schedules

Train services typically run at the following times each day These schedules are estimated
Estimated schedules: These schedules are estimated and based on typical services on an average day. Please check times and availability with the operator before travelling.
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International entry into Netherlands from Switzerland

  • Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of Switzerland
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Allowed for: Citizens and permanent residents of Netherlands, as well as residents from EU Schengen Area (EU countries, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway, and Switzerland), Albania, Andorra, Armenia, Aruba, Australia, Azerbaijan, Bonaire, Saint Eustatius and Saba, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Brunei, Canada, Curaçao, Cyprus, Faroe Islands, Greenland, Hong Kong, Israel, Japan, Jordan, Kosovo, Lebanon, Macau, Moldova, Monaco, Montenegro, New Zealand, North Macedonia, Qatar, San Marino, Saudi Arabia, Serbia, Singapore, Sint Maarten, South Korea, Svalbard and Jan Mayen, Taiwan, Ukraine, United States and Vatican

Restricted for: Foreign nationals from outside EU Schengen Area with the above exceptions. Argentina, Bangladesh, Bolivia, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, French Guiana, Guyana, India, Myanmar, Nepal, Pakistan, Panama, Paraguay, Peru, South Africa, Suriname, United Kingdom, Uruguay and Venezuela are also restricted

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Conditions of entry into Netherlands from Switzerland

  • Travellers with the Digital Green Certificate are exempt from the quarantine. Digital Green Certificate is proof that a person has been vaccinated against COVID-19, received a negative test result, or recovered from COVID-19
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
This applies to arrivals from Switzerland
  • Health declaration required
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions
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  • 10-day mandatory quarantine and a negative COVID-19 test issued at most 1 days before arrival
This doesn’t apply to citizens and permanent residents of Albania, Armenia, Aruba, Australia, Austria, Azerbaijan, Belgium, Bonaire, Saint Eustatius and Saba, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Brunei, Bulgaria, Canada, Croatia, Curaçao, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Faroe Islands, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Greenland, Hong Kong, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Japan, Jordan, Kosovo, Latvia, Lebanon, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Macau, Malta, Moldova, Monaco, Montenegro, New Zealand, North Macedonia, Norway, Poland, Qatar, Romania, San Marino, Saudi Arabia, Serbia, Singapore, Sint Maarten, Slovakia, Slovenia, South Korea, Svalbard and Jan Mayen, Sweden, Switzerland, Taiwan, Ukraine, United States and Vatican
  • Negative COVID-19 test is required to end quarantine early. This test occurs on day 5 in quarantine
This doesn’t apply to citizens and permanent residents of Albania, Armenia, Aruba, Australia, Austria, Azerbaijan, Belgium, Bonaire, Saint Eustatius and Saba, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Brunei, Bulgaria, Canada, Croatia, Curaçao, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Faroe Islands, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Greenland, Hong Kong, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Japan, Jordan, Kosovo, Latvia, Lebanon, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Macau, Malta, Monaco, Montenegro, New Zealand, North Macedonia, Norway, Poland, Qatar, Romania, San Marino, Saudi Arabia, Serbia, Singapore, Sint Maarten, Slovakia, Slovenia, South Korea, Svalbard and Jan Mayen, Sweden, Switzerland, Taiwan, Ukraine, United States and Vatican
  • Travellers with the Digital Green Certificate are exempt from the quarantine. Digital Green Certificate is proof that a person has been vaccinated against COVID-19, received a negative test result, or recovered from COVID-19
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
This applies to arrivals from EU Schengen Area
  • Health declaration required
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions

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Rules to follow in Netherlands

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Considerations leaving from Switzerland

The official advice is to avoid non-essential international travel to high risk countries

Frequently Asked Questions


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 mandatory
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 1.5 metres
  • Observe COVID-19 safety rules
  • Further restrictions may be implemented at short notice

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

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

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, but conditions apply when returning to Switzerland from Netherlands.

See options for return travel.

Last updated: 28 Jul 2021
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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Basel to Eindhoven is to bus which costs SFr 30 - SFr 40 and takes 9h 25m.

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The fastest way to get from Basel to Eindhoven is to fly and train which takes 5h 20m and costs SFr 65 - SFr 230.

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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 Monday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday. 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 Moenchengladbach Hbf and Venlo. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6h 42m.

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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 42m and costs SFr 110 - SFr 170.

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It takes approximately 6h 42m 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 42m and costs SFr 110 - SFr 170. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs SFr 30 - SFr 40 and takes 9h 25m.

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Map of how to get from Basel to Eindhoven.
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  • Distance: 457.4 km
  • Duration: 6h 42m

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

You can take a train from Basel to Eindhoven via Moenchengladbach Hbf and Venlo in around 6h 42m. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Basel SBB to Eindhoven Station 4 times a week. Tickets cost €30 - €40 and the journey takes 9h 25m.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Basel to Amsterdam Schiphol via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 32m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€110 - €380
Flights from Zurich to Amsterdam Schiphol via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€140 - €360
Flights from Zurich to Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
1h 18m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€90 - €330
Flights from Zurich to Dusseldorf via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h
When
Friday
Estimated price
€130 - €360
Flights from Zurich to Dusseldorf via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€90 - €330
Flights from Zurich to Brussels via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 6m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€170 - €440
Flights from Basel to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
€80 - €220
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Zurich to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1h 36m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€85 - €250
Flights from Basel to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
€45 - €220
Flights from Zurich to Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
1h 19m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€85 - €320
Flights from Zurich to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1h 16m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€130 - €390
Flights from Basel to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
€80 - €220
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Basel to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1h 32m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€85 - €270
Flights from Zurich to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1h 38m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€90 - €340
Flights from Zurich to Brussels via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€110 - €390
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Basel to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1h 32m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€45 - €290
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Basel to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
€45 - €220
Flights from Zurich to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1h 16m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€130 - €390
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Basel to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€85 - €270
Flights from Zurich to Amsterdam Schiphol via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
When
Monday
Estimated price
€120 - €350
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Zurich to Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€80 - €310
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 Moenchengladbach Hbf
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€90 - €130
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Basel Sbb to Zuerich Hb
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€23 - €35
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Aachen Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 33m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€45 - €65
Website
Deutsche Bahn
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 24m
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
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
€10 - €25
Website
Dutch Railways (NS)
Book at
Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
€10 - €15
1st Class
€17 - €25
Train from Heerlen to Eindhoven Centraal
Ave. Duration
1h 2m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€13 - €30
Website
Dutch Railways (NS)
Book at
Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
€13 - €19
1st Class
€22 - €30
DB Regio AG Baden-Württemberg
Phone
0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.de
Train from Basel Bad Bf to Offenburg
Ave. Duration
1h 27m
Frequency
Hourly
Website
DB Regio AG Baden-Württemberg
Schedules at
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Offenburg to Karlsruhe Hbf
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
DB Regio AG Baden-Württemberg
Schedules at
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
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 Zürich HB
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
€30 - €55
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
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
5 times a day
Estimated price
€24 - €35
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€30 - €35
1st Class
€24 - €29
Deutsche Bahn Eurocity

Deutsche Bahn’s EuroCity (EC) trains connect German cities to major cities in neighbouring European countries, and are operated in conjunction with their national train company. All EC trains offer First and Standard class; cars are air-conditioned and food and drinks are available onboard. Tickets can be booked up to 180 days in advance of travel. Seat reservations are not compulsory but are recommended for popular routes.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 2970
Website
bahn.com
Train from Basel Sbb to Zuerich Hb
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€14 - €20
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
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 - €20
Website
Belgian Railways
Book at
Belgium Rail Pass
2nd Class
€18 - €20
1st Class
€25 - €29
Eurobahn
Phone
0180 6 9 27 37 27
Email
info@eurobahn.de
Website
eurobahn.de
Train from Duesseldorf Hbf to Venlo
Ave. Duration
1h 7m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€4 - €6
Website
Eurobahn
Bus operators
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 SBB to Eindhoven Station
Ave. Duration
9h 25m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
€30 - €40
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Union Ivkoni
Phone
02/989 0000
Website
union-ivkoni.com
Bus from Karlsruhe to Eindhoven
Ave. Duration
7h 27m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
€15 - €22
Schedules at
union-ivkoni.com

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The quickest flight from Basel Airport to Amsterdam Schiphol Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 25m.

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

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Book your Basel to Eindhoven bus tickets online with Omio and FlixBus.

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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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