Basel to Brussels by train
Avg. journey time
Travelling from Basel to Brussels by train
Fast trains from Basel to Brussels take around 5 hours and 43 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 436 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Basel and Brussels.
1. Are there direct trains from Basel to Brussels?
Journeys between Basel and Brussels usually involve one change of train.
We usually find around 17 departures on the route from Basel to Brussels 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 24 departures.
2. How long is the train journey from Basel to Brussels?
The Basel to Brussels train travel time is normally about 5 hours and 43 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.
3. What are the Basel to Brussels train times and schedule?
On weekdays the earliest train to Brussels is usually scheduled to depart Basel around 05:01 and the last train is around 23:40.
At weekends the first train of the day leaves Basel around 05:11, and the last at 23:40.
What's the Basel to Brussels train price?
The earlier you book the better, and the cheapest tickets we've found for trains from Basel to Brussels are $46.27.
Trains departing 30 days in advance will cost around $91 while booking 7 days in advance the price is around $114. Booking on the day of travel is likely to be more expensive, so it is worth booking in advance if you can to save money.
When to book Basel to Brussels 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 Basel to Brussels by train.
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Which train companies operate between Basel and Brussels?
More than one train company operates on the route from Basel to Brussels, so you’ll be travelling with one or more of the following rail operators:
- Eurocity (EC)
- Intercity-Express (ICE)
- Train Express Regional
You can check which train you’ll be travelling on by looking for the train name in search results.
Brussels to Basel by train