There are 8 ways to get from The Hague to Olten by train, plane, bus, night bus or car

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Train to Amsterdam Schiphol, fly to Basel, train  •  4h 43m

  1. Take the train from Den Haag HS to Schiphol Airport
  2. Fly from Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) to Basel (BSL) AMS - BSL
  3. Take the train from Basel SBB to Olten

SFr 66 - SFr 240

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Bus  •  13h 29m

  1. Take the bus from Den Haag to Bale 472

SFr 59 - SFr 90

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Train to Amsterdam Schiphol, fly to Zurich, train  •  5h 17m

  1. Take the train from Den Haag HS to Schiphol Airport
  2. Fly from Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) to Zurich (ZRH) AMS - ZRH
  3. Take the train from Zürich Flughafen to Olten

SFr 75 - SFr 320

Train to Amsterdam Schiphol, fly to Strasbourg, train  •  6h 24m

  1. Take the train from Den Haag HS to Schiphol Airport
  2. Fly from Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) to Strasbourg (SXB) AMS - SXB
  3. Take the train from Strasbourg to Basel Sbb

SFr 134 - SFr 504

Train, train to Brussels, fly to Basel  •  6h 53m

  1. Take the train from Den Haag HS to Rotterdam Centraal
  2. Take the train from Rotterdam Centraal to Anvers-Central
  3. Fly from Brussels (BRU) to Basel (BSL) BRU - BSL
  4. Take the train from Basel SBB to Olten

SFr 135 - SFr 416

Train  •  8h 31m

  1. Take the train from Den Haag Centraal to Utrecht Centraal Intercity / ...
  2. Take the train from Utrecht Centraal to Basel SBB ICE International / ...

SFr 91 - SFr 242

Train, night bus  •  12h 41m

  1. Take the train from Den Haag Centraal to Eindhoven Intercity
  2. Take the night bus from Eindhoven to Basel, Basel SBB N831

SFr 66 - SFr 114

Drive  •  7h 11m

  1. Drive from The Hague to Olten 806.9 km

SFr 120 - SFr 180

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The cheapest way to get from The Hague to Olten is to bus which costs 50€ - 85€ and takes 13h 29m.

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The quickest way to get from The Hague to Olten is to train and fly which costs 60€ - 220€ and takes 4h 43m.

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No, there is no direct train from The Hague to Olten. However, there are services departing from Den Haag Centraal and arriving at Olten via Utrecht Centraal and Basel SBB. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8h 31m.

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The distance between The Hague and Olten is 586 km. The road distance is 806.9 km.

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The best way to get from The Hague to Olten without a car is to train which takes 8h 31m and costs 80€ - 230€.

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It takes approximately 4h 43m to get from The Hague to Olten, including transfers.

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The Hague to Olten train services, operated by Dutch Railways (NS), depart from Den Haag Centraal station.

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The best way to get from The Hague to Olten is to train which takes 8h 31m and costs 80€ - 230€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 50€ - 85€ and takes 13h 29m.

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The quickest flight from Amsterdam Schiphol Airport to Basel Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 10m.

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The Hague to Olten train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express, arrive at Basel SBB station.

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Map of how to get from The Hague to Olten.
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  • Distance: 585.8 km
  • Duration: 4h 43m

What companies run services between The Hague, Netherlands and Olten, Switzerland?

You can take a train from The Hague to Olten via Utrecht Centraal and Basel SBB in around 8h 31m. Alternatively, Eurolines FR operates a bus from The Hague to Olten 4 times a week. Tickets cost SFr 40 - SFr 60 and the journey takes 12h 45m.

Airlines
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Basel
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 85 - SFr 440
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1h 23m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 120 - SFr 550
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 160 - SFr 650
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Basel
Ave. Duration
1h 12m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 85 - SFr 440
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Zurich via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
SFr 160 - SFr 650
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 160 - SFr 650
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Basel via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 160 - SFr 800
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Zurich via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 8m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 170 - SFr 900
Flights from Brussels to Basel via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 2m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 180 - SFr 750
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1h 23m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 95 - SFr 490
Flights from Brussels to Basel
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
SFr 70 - SFr 1000
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Basel
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 35 - SFr 270
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
SFr 50 - SFr 480
Flights from Brussels to Basel
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
SFr 45 - SFr 290
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Brussels to Basel
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
SFr 70 - SFr 1000
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 Den Haag HS to Schiphol Airport
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
SFr 9 - SFr 20
Website
NS
Book at
Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
SFr 9 - SFr 13
1st Class
SFr 15 - SFr 20
Train from Den Haag HS to Rotterdam Centraal
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
SFr 9 - SFr 21
Website
NS
Book at
Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
SFr 9 - SFr 13
1st Class
SFr 14 - SFr 21
Train from Den Haag Centraal to Utrecht Centraal
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
SFr 11 - SFr 27
Website
NS
Book at
Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
SFr 11 - SFr 17
1st Class
SFr 19 - SFr 27
Train from Utrecht Centraal to Basel Sbb
Ave. Duration
6h 10m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
SFr 60 - SFr 140
Website
NS
Book at
Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
SFr 60 - SFr 85
1st Class
SFr 100 - SFr 140
Train from Den Haag Centraal to Eindhoven
Ave. Duration
1h 29m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
SFr 17 - SFr 40
Website
NS
Book at
Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
SFr 17 - SFr 24
1st Class
SFr 28 - SFr 40
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 Olten
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
SFr 19 - SFr 35
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Zürich Flughafen to Olten
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
SFr 26 - SFr 50
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Deutsche Bahn Eurocity
Website
bahn.com
Train from Basel Sbb to Olten
Ave. Duration
24 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
SFr 11 - SFr 17
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
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 Sbb to Olten
Ave. Duration
26 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
SFr 17 - SFr 24
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Utrecht Centraal to Basel SBB
Ave. Duration
6h 10m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
SFr 130 - SFr 180
Website
Deutsche Bahn
TGV inOui
SNCF

France’s state-owned railway company is a fast and efficient way of travelling around the country, with over 14,000 trains operating daily. SNCF runs the country’s extensive rail network, including the high-speed TGV network, regional TER trains and local Intercités. It also operates international routes including Eurostar and Thalys, as well as the low-cost, long-distance Ouigo services that run on limited routes across France. Book up to 3 months in advance for the cheapest fares. The railway network consists of about 32,000km in total, of which 1800km are high-speed lines and 14,500km are electrified.

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Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Strasbourg to Basel Sbb
Ave. Duration
1h 17m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
SFr 24 - SFr 40
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
SFr 24 - SFr 28
1st Class
SFr 38 - SFr 40
Thalys
Phone
+32 70 66 77 88
Website
thalys.com
Train from Rotterdam Centraal to Anvers-Central
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
SFr 50 - SFr 95
Website
Thalys
Standard
SFr 50 - SFr 70
Comfort
SFr 60 - SFr 85
Premium
SFr 70 - SFr 95
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).

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Night bus from Eindhoven to Basel, Basel SBB
Ave. Duration
9h 20m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
SFr 30 - SFr 40
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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Yes, the driving distance between The Hague to Olten is 807 km. It takes approximately 7h 11m to drive from The Hague to Olten.

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

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There are 201+ hotels available in Olten. Prices start at SFr 100 per night.

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