Brussels to Basel by train
Avg. journey time
Travelling from Brussels to Basel by train
Fast trains from Brussels to Basel take around 5 hours and 43 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 436 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Brussels and Basel.
1. Are there direct trains from Brussels to Basel?
Journeys between Brussels and Basel usually involve one change of train.
We usually find around 26 departures on the route from Brussels 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 18 departures.
2. How long is the train journey from Brussels to Basel?
The Brussels to Basel train travel time is normally about 5 hours and 43 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.
3. What are the Brussels to Basel train times and schedule?
On weekdays the earliest train to Basel is usually scheduled to depart Brussels around 05:12 and the last train is around 21:13.
At weekends the first train of the day leaves Brussels around 06:06, and the last at 20:34.
What's the Brussels to Basel train price?
The earlier you book the better, and the cheapest tickets we've found for trains from Brussels to Basel are $45.95.
Trains departing 30 days in advance will cost around $91 while booking 7 days in advance the price is around $93. 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 Brussels 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 Brussels to Basel by train.
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Which train companies operate between Brussels and Basel?
More than one train company operates on the route from Brussels to Basel, 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.
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