Basel to Utrecht by train
Travelling from Basel to Utrecht by train
Fast trains from Basel to Utrecht take around 6 hours and 25 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 536 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Basel and Utrecht.
1. Are there direct trains from Basel to Utrecht?
Journeys between Basel and Utrecht usually involve one change of train.
We usually find around 18 departures on the route from Basel to Utrecht 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 21 departures.
2. How long is the train journey from Basel to Utrecht?
The Basel to Utrecht train travel time is normally about 6 hours and 25 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.
3. What are the Basel to Utrecht train times and schedule?
On weekdays the earliest train to Utrecht 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 23:57.
What's the Basel to Utrecht train price?
The earlier you book the better, and the cheapest tickets we've found for trains from Basel to Utrecht are $43.53.
Trains departing 30 days in advance will cost around $92 while booking 7 days in advance the price is around $103. 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 Utrecht 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 Utrecht by train.
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Which train companies operate between Basel and Utrecht?
More than one train company operates on the route from Basel to Utrecht, so you’ll be travelling with one or more of the following rail operators:
- ABELLIO Rail NRW
- 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.
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