Trains from
Brussels to Basel

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Brussels to Basel route details

Route overview

Avg. journey time7h 45m
Fare range€57-€302

First & last trains

First train departs at06:33
Last train departs at22:55

Fastest journey

Fastest route5h 21m
Changes1 change

Stations

Origin StationBrussels
Destination StationBasel

Train times for Tue 25 Jul

12:37
18:28
Brussels
Basel
5h 51m3 changes
13:13
19:26
Brussels
Basel
6h 13m1 change
13:28
19:48
Brussels
Basel
6h 20m2 changes
14:34
20:47
Brussels
Basel
6h 13m1 change
14:43
20:55
Brussels
Basel
6h 12m2 changes

When is the best time to buy tickets?

Buying tickets in advance can save you money. Prices for train journeys from Brussels to Basel start at €129.61 when you book at least 28 days in advance.*

28 days
in advance
Find this ticket!
€129.61
14 days
in advance
€161.51
Avg. single price
On the day
€199.98
Avg. single price

What is the minimum price of a ticket from Brussels to Basel?

The minimum price of a train ticket from Brussels to Basel is €56.5. To buy train tickets from Brussels to Basel for the lowest price possible, we recommend that you book your tickets as early as possible. Tickets go on sale usually 3 months in advance, yet in some rare cases this can be up to 6 months. For more precise information on when you can book your tickets or whether there are any promotional sales, click here.

How long does it take to travel from Brussels to Basel by train?

The average journey time between Brussels and Basel is 7 hours and 45 minutes and the fastest journey time is 5 hours and 21 minutes. On an average weekday, there are 31 trains per day travelling from Brussels to Basel. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays; use our journey planner on this page to search for a specific travel date.

What time is the first and last train of the day from Brussels to Basel?

The first train from Brussels to Basel departs at 06:33. The last train from Brussels to Basel departs at 22:55. Trains that depart in the early morning hours or very late evening may be sleeper services. Alternatively, some popular routes may run throughout the night at a reduced frequency. There may also be less services on weekends and holidays; use our journey planner on this page to search for a specific travel date.

Are there direct train services between Brussels and Basel?

No, it is not possible to travel from Brussels to Basel without having to change trains. To travel from Brussels to Basel will require a minimum of 1 change. More changes may be necessary on weekends and holidays; use our journey planner on this page to search for a specific travel date.

How do I get back to Brussels?

By train, of course. See trains from Basel to Brussels.

  • *Average prices for adult tickets in economy. Discount cards and coach journey excluded. Prices are based on searches made by our customers over the past 6 months. “14 days in advance” includes days 13 and 15.
  • **The information provided is calculated based on scheduled train services for Brussels to Basel for a typical week day using timetable data for 25/07/2017. On weekends, holidays or other exceptional times, fewer services may be available. The fare range provided has been found by our customers on Trainline on 18/06/2017 for travel on 06/09/2017 and for adult tickets in economy, discount cards and coach journeys excluded.

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