Liège to Basel by train

  • First train
    06:08
  • Last train
    00:21
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    5hr 32m
  • Distance
    373 kilometres
  • Trains per Day
    8
  • Avg. journey time
    7hr 26m
  • Train Operators

Travelling from Liège to Basel by train

Fast trains from Liège to Basel take around 5 hours and 32 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 373 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Liège and Basel.

1. Are there direct trains from Liège to Basel?

Journeys between Liège and Basel usually involve one change of train.

We usually find around 8 departures on the route from Liège to Basel every weekday that leave enough time to change trains without waiting around for longer than necessary.

Trains are typically more frequent on weekends, when we found around 9 departures.

2. How long is the train journey from Liège to Basel?

The Liège to Basel train travel time is normally about 5 hours and 32 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

3. What are the Liège to Basel train times and schedule?

On weekdays the earliest train to Basel is usually scheduled to depart Liège around 06:08 and the last train is around 00:21. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Liège around 07:12, and the last at 21:09.

When to book Liège to Basel train tickets?

Trains for this journey usually open for booking around 6 months in advance. If booking is not yet open for your dates then you can set a booking alert to receive an email on the day that the cheapest tickets are released for your journey from Liège to Basel by train.

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Which train companies operate between Liège and Basel?

More than one train company operates on the route from Liège to Basel, so you’ll be travelling with one or more of the following rail operators:

  • Eurocity (EC)
  • ICE
  • Intercity
  • Intercity-Express (ICE)
  • TGV
  • Thalys

You can check which train you’ll be travelling on by looking for the train name in search results.

Basel to Liège by train

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Child and youth passengers

The definition of "Child" and "Youth" varies by country and operator. This is why we ask for the age of young passengers.

Sometimes children below a certain age can travel without a seat for free. If you want to guarantee a seat for child passengers, enter '6' as the age of the child.

Read more about child and youth passenger ages. See also youth discounts and railcards.

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