From € 38

To Basel by train

To Basel with ICE International and Nightjet

Quickly to the heart of Basel

  • From € 38 one-way trip with ICE International
  • Travel time Amsterdam - Basel 6.39 hours
  • 6 departures a day during the winter (7 in the summer)
  • Tip! Early booking = lowest prices
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Travel information Basel

With the train you can travel quickly and comfortably to Basel. ICE International travels via Amsterdam Central Station and Arnhem to Basel.The direct train takes 6.39 hrs from Amsterdam to the center of Basel.

From December 2021 you can travel by night train to Basel. Travel while sleeping!

For a complete travel itinerary, consult our itinerary planner.

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Prices train tickets Basel

No trip is the same. We are very aware of this and therefore offer a fitting rate for every travel situation.

The price depends on

Options flexibility ICE International

Supersparpreis Europa
  • Always the lowest rates
  • Can be booked until departure
  • Changes and cancellations not possible

Sparpreis Europa
  • Low rates
  • Can be booked until departure
  • Changes and cancellations possible at a cost
  • City Ticket included*
Flexpreis Europa
  • Can be booked until departure
  • Changes or cancellations free of charge (except for reservation costs)
  • City Ticket included*
Flexpreis Europa Plus
  • All advantages of Flexpreis Europa
  • Seat reservation included
  • Valid 1 day before and 2 days after your selected day of travel
  • Possible to change/cancel your booking free of charge until the last day of validity of your ticket

*City Ticket: In a significant number of German cities free tickets from/to station with local transport

Find out everything about ICE International and Intercity Berlin rates here

Book in advance and save money!

Do you already know what day and time you want to travel? Then choose for a Supersparpreis Europa rate: the best rate for the price-conscious travellers. You will not be able to cancel or rebook the ticket.

General tips for getting the cheapest tickets

  • Book as early as possibly to have the most chance of getting the cheapest tickets.
  • Travelling in the evening is often cheaper.
  • For a weekend getaway, travel Sat-Sun-Mon instead of Fri-Sat-Sun.
  • Book online to avoid booking fee.

    Tips to get the best rates

    Practical information

    To make your trip that much easier, we have summed up certain practical issues for you.

    Facilities on board

    Read more about all the facilities on board, so that you can make your trip as comfortable as possible.
    Read more about ICE International facilities
    Read more about Nightjet facilities

    View the itinerary planner and app

    Please keep in mind that there could be delays or engineering works and check your trip with the itinerary planner. That way, you will never get an unpleasant surprise!
    Download our app so that you will be kept informed of the possible changes.

    Free access to the lounges

    IIf you have a 1st class ticket, you can enjoy a free drink at the NS International Lounge in Amsterdam, Schiphol Airport and Rotterdam. You also have access to the 1st class lounge of Deutsche Bahn at Berlin Hauptbahnhof, where you can enjoy a free snack and drink (excluding the Supersparpreis rate (Europe) and the Sparpreis Europe rate).

    Seat reservation

    It is not mandatory to reserve a seat. We do, however, advise you to do so. You will receive a confirmation of your seat reservation stating the carriage number and seat number.

    Seat reservation 1st class

    When booking a first class ticket, the seat reservation costs are included in the price of your ticket.

    Basel

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