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Rotterdam to Basel by train
Fastest journey6hr 28m
Trains per day20
Avg. journey time9hr 18m
Travelling from Rotterdam to Basel by train
Fast trains from Rotterdam to Basel take around 6 hours and 28 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 536 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Rotterdam and Basel.
1. Are there direct trains from Rotterdam to Basel?
Journeys between Rotterdam and Basel usually involve one change of train.
We usually find around 32 departures on the route from Rotterdam to Basel every weekday that leave enough time to change trains without waiting around for longer than necessary.
Trains usually run with a similar frequency on weekends.
2. How long is the train journey from Rotterdam to Basel?
The Rotterdam to Basel train travel time is normally about 6 hours and 28 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.
3. What are the Rotterdam to Basel train times and schedule?
On weekdays the earliest train to Basel is usually scheduled to depart Rotterdam around 04:00 and the last train is around 00:05. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Rotterdam around 05:00, and the last at 23:41.
What's the Rotterdam to Basel train price?
The earlier you book the better, and the cheapest tickets we've found for trains from Rotterdam to Basel are $42.09.
Trains departing 30 days in advance will cost around $60 while booking 7 days in advance the price is around $188. 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 Rotterdam 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 Rotterdam to Basel by train.
Which train companies operate between Rotterdam and Basel?
More than one train company operates on the route from Rotterdam to Basel, so you’ll be travelling with one or more of the following rail operators:
- ABELLIO Rail NRW
- Eurocity (EC)
- IC Direct
- Intercity-Express (ICE)
- Regional train
- 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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