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Journey timeFrom 5h 13m
Price$46.57 - $371.13
Distance434km (270 miles)
Departure stationBasel
Arrival stationBrussels
Changes1 change
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Basel to Brussels train times

Check out the next trains departing from Basel to Brussels for Tuesday 29th Oct 2019. For the full train timetable/schedule, or to search for a later time or date, click here.
11:2117:175h 56m, 3 changes
11:2117:436h 22m, 2 changes
12:3418:175h 43m, 1 change
13:2118:435h 22m, 1 change
14:3419:475h 13m, 2 changes
14:3420:175h 43m, 1 change
15:1321:266h 13m, 1 change
15:5121:335h 42m, 3 changes
16:3421:475h 13m, 2 changes
16:3422:476h 13m, 1 change

Cheap train tickets from Basel to Brussels

Train tickets from Basel to Brussels start at €39.90 one-way for a Standard Class ticket if you book in Advance, however, if you're booking last-minute tickets on the day, the average price is around €193.92.
lowest price found
4 weeksin advance
avg. single price149.74
on the day
avg. single price193.92

Biglietti e offerte Trenitalia e Frecciarossa

Most of the train companies across Europe release their tickets around three to six months in advance, many of which can be cheaper the earlier you book. If you know the dates you want to travel, you may be able to find some cheaper train tickets from Basel to Brussels by booking early.§

Biglietti e offerte Italo treno

Many of the train services in Europe are also popular commuter services, lots of train companies increase ticket prices during “peak hours” (generally between 06:00 – 10:00 and 15:00 – 19:00 on weekdays). If you can, consider travelling outside of peak hours to find lower priced tickets.

Risparmia prenotando in anticipo

On some of the busier routes, you might also have the option to take a slower or connecting train. It may take a little longer than some high-speed or direct services, but if you have a little extra time on your hands, you might find a cheaper fare. Plus, you'll have more time to enjoy the view of the countryside!

Biglietti e offerte treni internazionali

Take a look at treni in Europa Low Cost to check when European train operators release their special deals and offers to see if you can find cheap tickets for your journey.

For specific information about how to get your hands on cheap tickets, check out our European train tickets hub.

§Some train companies may not offer any Advance ticket types or cheaper deals for early bookings. On rare occasions, train companies may choose to release special offers closer to the date on last-minute or late-release tickets. This is dependent on the individual train operating company you travel with.

Journey details

Want to know more about your journey from Basel to Brussels? We've compiled some of the most frequently asked questions by our customers to help you plan your journey.

How long does the train from Basel to Brussels take?

The average journey time by train between Basel and Brussels is 7 hours and 37 minutes, with around 28 trains per day. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays, so use our Journey Planner on this page to search for a specific travel date.

What's the fastest journey time between Basel and Brussels by train?

The fastest journey time by train from Basel to Brussels is 5 hours and 13 minutes.

How much does the train from Basel to Brussels cost?

Train tickets from Basel to Brussels can start from as little as €39.90 when you book in advance and are usually more expensive when purchased on the day. Prices can also vary depending the time of day, route and class you book.

Is there a direct train from Basel to Brussels?

No, there are no direct train services from Basel to Brussels. Travelling from Basel to Brussels by train will require a minimum of 1 change.

What time does the first train from Basel to Brussels leave?

The first train from Basel to Brussels leaves at 05:21. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.

What time does the last train from Basel to Brussels leave?

The last train from Basel to Brussels leaves at 23:13. Trains that depart in the early morning hours or very late evening may be sleeper services, time and services may also vary during weekends and holidays.

What's the distance between Basel and Brussels by train?

Trains travelling from Basel to Brussels cover a distance of around 434km during the journey.

Looking for more information?

If you’re looking for the return train journey, check out trains from Brussels to Basel. If you’re looking for other options, you can also catch the bus 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 Basel to Brussels for a typical week day using timetable data for 29/10/2019. 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 04/04/2019 for travel on 11/04/2019 and for adult tickets in economy, discount cards and coach journeys excluded.

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