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There are 5 ways to get from Odijk to Basel by train, car or plane

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Recommended option

Train via Arnhem  •  7h 23m

  1. Take the train from Driebergen-Zeist to Arnhem Centraal Intercity
  2. Take the train from Arnhem Centraal to Basel Bad Bf Ice

SFr 68 - SFr 168

Cheapest option

Train, fly to Basel  •  4h 47m

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

SFr 67 - SFr 212

3 alternative options

Train  •  7h 59m

  1. Take the train from Utrecht Centraal to Basel Sbb Ice

SFr 140 - SFr 201

Drive  •  5h 56m

  1. Drive from Odijk to Basel 695.6 km

SFr 95 - SFr 140

Train, fly to Zurich  •  5h 54m

  1. Take the train from Driebergen-Zeist to Schiphol Airport
  2. Fly from Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) to Zurich (ZRH) AMS - ZRH
  3. Take the train from Zuerich Hb to Basel Sbb

SFr 109 - SFr 302

Odijk to Basel by bus and train

The journey time between Odijk and Basel is around 6h 32m and covers a distance of around 699 km. The fastest journey normally takes 6h 32m. Operated by U-Ov and Dutch Railways (NS), the Odijk to Basel service departs from Odijk, De Meent and arrives in Basel Bad Bf. Typically five services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Route overview

Average journey time:
6h 32m
Fastest journey time:
6h 32m
Journey distance:
699 km
Services per week:
5
Cheapest price:
SFr 68
Carbon emissions:
37 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
08:03
Last service departs at:
08:03

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Odijk to Basel bus and train schedules

Netherlands → Switzerland
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International entry into Switzerland from Netherlands

  • Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Netherlands
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Allowed for: All visitors

Restricted for: There are no current restrictions

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Conditions of entry into Switzerland from Netherlands

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before boarding for all arrivals by air
This applies to arrivals from Netherlands
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test and can bypass compulsory quarantine on arrival (certificate required)
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test and can bypass compulsory quarantine on arrival
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Health declaration required
  • 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 3 days before arrival
This also applies to arrivals from the following regions:
France: Paris, Centre-Val de Loire, Hauts-de-France, Normandy, Pays de la Loire

This applies to arrivals from India, Nepal and United Kingdom
  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before boarding for all arrivals by air
This doesn't apply to arrivals from: India, Nepal and United Kingdom
  • Entry is allowed only for fully vaccinated travellers
This doesn't apply to arrivals from: EU Schengen Area, Albania, Andorra, Armenia, Australia, Azerbaijan, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Brunei, Canada, Hong Kong, Israel, Japan, Jordan, Kosovo, Lebanon, Macau, Moldova, Monaco, Montenegro, New Zealand, North Macedonia, Qatar, Rwanda, San Marino, Saudi Arabia, Serbia, Singapore, South Korea, Taiwan, Thailand, United States and Vatican
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test and can bypass compulsory quarantine on arrival (certificate required)
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test and can bypass compulsory quarantine on arrival
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Health declaration required
  • Health declaration required
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions

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Rules to follow in Switzerland

1.5m

Mandatory

Mandatory

Considerations leaving from Netherlands

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

Frequently Asked Questions


Yes, but conditions apply when entering Switzerland from Netherlands.

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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
  • Regional restriction measures in place

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Basel is 0041 58 463 00 00.

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

The social distance requirement in Basel is 1.5 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 0041 58 463 00 00.

No, but conditions apply when returning to Netherlands from Switzerland.

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Last updated: 21 Jul 2021
Exceptions may apply, for full details: Swiss Federal Office of Public Health.

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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Odijk to Basel is to train and fly which costs €60 - €200 and takes 4h 47m.

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The fastest way to get from Odijk to Basel is to train and fly. Taking this option will cost €60 - €200 and takes 4h 47m.

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The distance between Odijk and Basel is 527 km. The road distance is 695.6 km.

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The best way to get from Odijk to Basel without a car is to train via Arnhem which takes 7h 23m and costs €60 - €160.

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It takes approximately 7h 23m to get from Odijk to Basel, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Amsterdam Schiphol Airport to Basel Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 15m.

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Yes, the driving distance between Odijk to Basel is 696 km. It takes approximately 5h 56m to drive from Odijk to Basel.

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

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There are 143+ hotels available in Basel. Prices start at SFr 87 per night.

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Map of how to get from Odijk to Basel.
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  • Distance: 526.8 km
  • Duration: 7h 23m

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

You can take a train from Odijk to Basel via Zeist, Station Driebergen-Zeist, Driebergen-Zeist, and Arnhem Centraal in around 7h 23m.

Airlines
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Basel
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 95 - SFr 360
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Basel via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
SFr 95 - SFr 330
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 100 - SFr 370
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 95 - SFr 3900
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Basel
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
SFr 45 - SFr 230
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Basel
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 95 - SFr 360
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Basel via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
SFr 95 - SFr 330
Train operators
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 Driebergen-Zeist to Arnhem Centraal
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
SFr 10 - SFr 25
Website
Dutch Railways (NS)
Book at
Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
SFr 10 - SFr 15
1st Class
SFr 17 - SFr 25
Train from Arnhem Centraal to Basel Bad Bf
Ave. Duration
5h 28m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
SFr 55 - SFr 140
Website
Dutch Railways (NS)
Book at
Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
SFr 55 - SFr 80
1st Class
SFr 95 - SFr 140
Train from Driebergen-Zeist to Schiphol Airport
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
SFr 11 - SFr 24
Website
Dutch Railways (NS)
Book at
Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
SFr 11 - SFr 15
1st Class
SFr 18 - SFr 24
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 Utrecht Centraal to Basel Sbb
Ave. Duration
6h 31m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
SFr 130 - SFr 180
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Zuerich Hb to Basel Sbb
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
SFr 26 - SFr 40
Website
Deutsche Bahn
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 Zürich HB to Basel SBB
Ave. Duration
1h 14m
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
SFr 30 - SFr 60
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 Zuerich Hb to Basel Sbb
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
SFr 27 - SFr 40
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
SFr 33 - SFr 39
1st Class
SFr 27 - SFr 32

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