Maastricht to Basel by train Find train times and tickets

  • First train
    05:59
  • Last train
    00:38
  • Avg changes
    2
  • Fastest journey
    6hr 27m

Travelling from Maastricht to Basel by train

Fast trains from Maastricht to Basel take around 6 hours and 27 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 392 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Maastricht and Basel.

Are there direct trains from Maastricht to Basel?

Journeys between Maastricht and Basel usually involve 2 changes of train.

We usually find around 15 departures on the route from Maastricht to Basel every weekday that leave enough time to change trains without waiting around for longer than necessary.

There are typically fewer departures at weekends, when we found around 13 departures.

How long is the train journey from Maastricht to Basel?

The Maastricht to Basel train travel time is normally about 6 hours and 27 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

What are the Maastricht to Basel train times and schedule?

On weekdays the earliest train to Basel is usually scheduled to depart Maastricht around 05:59 and the last train is around 00:38. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Maastricht around 06:08, and the last at 00:01.

When to book Maastricht 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 Maastricht to Basel by train.

Which train companies operate between Maastricht and Basel?

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

  • Eurobahn
  • Intercity
  • Intercity-Express (ICE)
  • Regional-Express
  • Regionalbahn
  • SBB
  • Schnellzug

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

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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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