There are 13 ways to get from Maastricht to Basel by train, bus, night bus, car or plane

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Train via Mannheim Hbf  •  6 h 26 min

  1. Take the train from Aachen Hbf to Köln, Dom / Hbf Re1 / ...
  2. Take the train from Köln Hbf to Mannheim Hbf Ice
  3. Take the train from Mannheim Hbf to Basel Bad Bf Ice / ...

$116 - $217

Cheapest option

Night bus  •  8 h 5 min

  1. Take the night bus from Maastricht to Basel, Basel central station N831

$30 - $55

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Train  •  6 h 51 min

  1. Take the train from Aachen Hbf to Köln, Dom / Hbf Re1 / ...
  2. Take the train from Köln Hbf to Basel SBB Ice

$126 - $222

Train #2  •  7 h 5 min

  1. Take the train from Liège-Guillemins to Köln Hauptbahnhof Ice
  2. Take the train from Köln Hbf to Mannheim Hbf Ice
  3. Take the train from Mannheim Hbf to Basel Bad Bf Ice / ...

$126 - $234

Bus FlixBus  •  8 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from Liège to Basel, Basel central station N506

$32 - $53

Bus Eurolines CH  •  9 h 2 min

  1. Take the bus from Liege to Basel

$46 - $79

Drive  •  5 h 7 min

  1. Drive from Maastricht to Basel 358.9 miles

$85 - $130

Line 350 bus, train, train to Frankfurt, fly to Basel  •  5 h 24 min

  1. Take the line 350 bus from Maastricht, Centre Ceramique to Aachen, Hauptbahnhof
  2. Take the train from Aachen Hbf to Köln, Dom / Hbf
  3. Take the train from Köln Hbf to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
  4. Fly from Frankfurt (FRA) to Basel (BSL) FRA - BSL

$139 - $386

Train, train to Brussels, fly to Basel  •  5 h 17 min

  1. Take the train from Maastricht to Liege-Guillemins
  2. Take the train from Liege-Guillemins to Louvain
  3. Fly from Brussels (BRU) to Basel (BSL) BRU - BSL

$72 - $289

Line 350 bus, train to Cologne/Bonn Apt, fly to Zurich, train  •  6 h 44 min

  1. Take the line 350 bus from Maastricht, Centre Ceramique to Aachen, Hauptbahnhof
  2. Take the train from Aachen Hbf to Köln, Dom / Hbf
  3. Fly from Cologne/Bonn Apt (CGN) to Zurich (ZRH) CGN - ZRH
  4. Take the train from Zürich HB to Basel SBB

$110 - $321

Train, train to Dusseldorf, fly to Basel  •  6 h 51 min

  1. Take the train from Maastricht to Roermond
  2. Take the train from Venlo to Dusseldorf Hbf
  3. Fly from Dusseldorf (DUS) to Basel (BSL) DUS - BSL

$66 - $236

Train to Brussels, fly to Zurich, train  •  6 h 34 min

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

$132 - $395

Train, train to Dusseldorf, fly to Zurich  •  7 h 58 min

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

$86 - $242

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Maastricht to Basel is to night bus which costs 27€ - 45€ and takes 8 h 5 min.

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The quickest way to get from Maastricht to Basel is to drive which costs 70€ - 110€ and takes 5 h 7 min.

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The distance between Maastricht and Basel is 391 km. The road distance is 574.2 km.

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It takes approximately 6 h 26 min to get from Maastricht to Basel, including transfers.

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Yes, there is an overnight bus departing from Maastricht and arriving at Basel, Basel central station station. This bus operates every day. The journey takes approximately 8 h 5 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Maastricht to Basel. However, there are services departing from Maastricht and arriving at Basel Bad Bf via Liège-Guillemins, Köln Hbf and Mannheim Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h 5 min.

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

You can take a train from Maastricht to Basel via Aachen, Hauptbahnhof, Aachen Hbf, Köln, Dom / Hbf, Köln Hbf, and Mannheim Hbf in around 6 h 26 min. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Maastricht to Basel once daily. Tickets cost $30 - $50 and the journey takes 6 h 50 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Basel
Ave. Duration
45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $380
Flights from Brussels to Basel via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
2 h 43 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $800
Flights from Cologne/Bonn Apt to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$60 - $310
Flights from Cologne/Bonn Apt to Zurich via Munich
Ave. Duration
2 h 57 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $1,100
Flights from Dusseldorf to Basel
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$55 - $420
Flights from Dusseldorf to Basel via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,000
Flights from Dusseldorf to Basel via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,000
Flights from Brussels to Zurich via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Flights from Dusseldorf to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $300
Flights from Dusseldorf to Zurich via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $410
Flights from Dusseldorf to Zurich via Munich
Ave. Duration
2 h 56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $410
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Basel
Ave. Duration
45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $380
Flights from Brussels to Basel
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Monday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$70 - $1,000
Flights from Cologne/Bonn Apt to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $310
Flights from Dusseldorf to Basel
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$55 - $420
Flights from Brussels to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $750
Flights from Dusseldorf to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $290
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Cologne/Bonn Apt to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $310
Flights from Dusseldorf to Basel
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$55 - $420
Flights from Dusseldorf to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $270
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Brussels to Basel
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $1,000
Flights from Brussels to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $750
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Dusseldorf to Basel via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $600
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Brussels to Basel
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $290
Train operators
Bahn DE
Website
bahn.de
Train from Aachen Hbf to Köln, Dom / Hbf
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$23 - $28
Schedules at
bahn.de
Deutsche Bahn
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Aachen Hbf to Köln Hbf
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$21 - $35
Website
bahn.de
Train from Köln Hbf to Mannheim Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 28 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Website
bahn.de
Train from Mannheim Hbf to Basel Bad Bf
Ave. Duration
2 h 2 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$55 - $90
Website
bahn.de
Train from Köln Hbf to Basel SBB
Ave. Duration
3 h 52 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$100 - $170
Website
bahn.de
Train from Liège-Guillemins to Köln Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
1 h 3 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
bahn.de
Train from Köln Hbf to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
bahn.de
Thalys
Website
thalys.com
Train from Aachen Central Station to Köln Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$24 - $45
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$24 - $45
1st Class
$40 - $55
Train from Liege-Guillemins to Köln Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
1 h 4 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $60
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$35 - $60
1st Class
$55 - $75
Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB)
Phone
+32 2 528 28 28
Website
b-rail.be
Train from Maastricht to Liege-Guillemins
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Website
belgianrail.be
Book at
eurail.com
2nd Class
$6 - $9
1st Class
$9 - $14
Train from Liege-Guillemins to Louvain
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $14
Website
belgianrail.be
Book at
eurail.com
2nd Class
$9 - $14
1st Class
$14 - $21
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Zürich HB to Basel SBB
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $60
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
sncf.com
Train from Zürich HB to Basel SBB
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$22 - $28
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$22 - $28
1st Class
$41 - $42
Dutch Railways (NS)
Phone
+31 30 751 5155
Website
ns.nl
Train from Maastricht to Roermond
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $16
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
Eurobahn
Phone
0180 6 9 27 37 27
Email
info@eurobahn.de
Website
eurobahn.de
Train from Venlo to Dusseldorf Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 3 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Website
eurobahn.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 Liège to Basel, Basel central station
Ave. Duration
6 h 50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Night bus from Maastricht to Basel, Basel central station
Ave. Duration
8 h 5 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Eurolines CH
Phone
0041 (0) 844 257 224
Website
eurolines.ch
Bus from Liege to Basel
Ave. Duration
7 h 30 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$40 - $70
Book at
eurolines.ch
Arriva NL
Website
arriva.nl
Bus from Maastricht, Centre Ceramique to Aachen, Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Website
arriva.nl

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