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Trains Amsterdam to Basel: Times, Prices and Tickets

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Amsterdam to Basel by train

Journey duration 8 h 14 min
Connections per day 24
First departure 06:56
Last departure 20:48
Distance 353.6 mi
Departure Amsterdam
Arrival Basel
Carriers OUI.sncf, Deutsche Bahn, SBB

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How long is the journey from Amsterdam to Basel by train?

The journey between Amsterdam and Basel by train usually takes 8 h 14 min to cover a distance of 353.6 mi. The shortest journey from Amsterdam to Basel will take you 6 h 35 min. Remember, as always, that this time does not include any delays that might occur due to weather conditions, construction, or unexpected diversions and disruptions. If arriving in Basel quickly is a priority for you, look for express or non-stop services. You may also find that a connecting route reaches your destination faster than some direct journeys. Virail will allow you to explore all your options and come to a decision that suits your needs.

At what time of the day can I travel from Amsterdam to Basel?

The first journey of the day departs from Amsterdam at 06:56. If you prefer to travel later in the day, the last departure will leave at 20:48. Remember, these are the general times of journeys between Amsterdam and Basel. However, they are somewhat changeable as they may be affected by local events or holidays, peak seasons, or other factors. Always check your travel dates in advance to be on the safe side.

What are the stations on the Amsterdam to Basel route?

An international journey from Netherlands to Switzerland can begin at various departure points. In Netherlands, you will be able to start your journey at the following stations: Amsterdam Central, Amsterdam Centraal, Diemen, Amsterdam Science Park, Amsterdam Lelylaan, Amsterdam Muiderpoort, Amsterdam Zuid, Amsterdam Sloterdijk, Amsterdam Holendrecht and Amsterdam Bijlmer Arena. Depending on your departure station, you may arrive in Switzerland at stations such as Bâle and Basel SBB. Some providers will only travel to or from a selection of these stations, so it might be necessary to make a connection during the journey in order to reach your desired destination. Check Virail to see both direct routes and connecting journeys to complete this international trip.

You will be able to leave Amsterdam by using stations such as Amsterdam Central, Amsterdam Centraal, Diemen, Amsterdam Science Park, Amsterdam Lelylaan, Amsterdam Muiderpoort, Amsterdam Zuid, Amsterdam Sloterdijk, Amsterdam Holendrecht and Amsterdam Bijlmer Arena. These connect you to stations including Bâle and Basel SBB in Basel. Check carefully before making a booking. Some or all of these stations will appear on the route, depending on the transport provider you use for your trip. Check carefully to see which route your chosen transport provider follows, to see if it passes through a station that is convenient for your needs. It may be necessary to make a short journey between stations either in Amsterdam or in Basel, for your convenience while traveling.

How many times a day do departures from Amsterdam leave for Basel?

If you want to get from Amsterdam to Basel, you can travel with providers such as OUI.sncf, Deutsche Bahn and SBB. You will find a maximum number of 25 departures per day. On average, there are 24 departures per day. Book in advance to make sure that your journey will run smoothly and you depart at a time that suits you best. When you travel, you can look for direct journeys or other routes which offer connections and changes. On average, there are 2 direct journeys between Amsterdam and Basel. If you don't mind changing along the way, you may find more options available to you. There are usually 22 journeys with at least one change. These numbers may vary depending on the time of year or day of the week. Some travelers prefer direct routes, particularly if they are carrying heavy suitcases or concerned about missing a connection. Others enjoy the flexibility offered by connecting journeys. Whatever you prefer, Virail can help you find the right options to suit you.

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