The best way to find a cheap fare is to book your ticket as far in advance as you can and to avoid traveling at rush hour.
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3 h 4 m
3 h 16 m
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Of the 13 trains that leave Basel for Paris every day 6 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.
|Distance||255 miles (412 km)|
|Average train duration||3 h 5 min|
|Average train ticket price||£80 (€89)|
|Train frequency||5 a day|
|Direct train||Yes, there are 5 direct trains a day|
|Train companies||SNCF | TGV Lyria, SNCF | TGV, SNCF | TGV, SNCF | TGV INOUI, SNCF | TER, SNCF | TGV Lyria, Deutsche Bahn or SNCF | ICE|
Trains from Basel to Paris cover the 255 miles (412 km) long journey taking on average 3 h 5 min with our travel partners like SNCF | TGV Lyria, SNCF | TGV, SNCF | TGV, SNCF | TGV INOUI, SNCF | TER, SNCF | TGV Lyria, Deutsche Bahn or SNCF | ICE. Normally, there are 5 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this trip costs around £80, you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as £51. Travellers depart most frequently from Basel SBB and arrive in Paris Gare de Lyon.
Find the best trains to Paris from Basel with Omio's travel partners Deutsche Bahn from £51. We can find you the best deals, timetables and tickets when comparing and booking the best journey.
Deutsche Bahn (DB) is Germany’s main operator of train services and makes on average about 40, 000 domestic and international journeys per day. Deutsche Bahn’s fleet of trains includes the high-speed ICE (Intercity Express) as well as the IC (Intercity), EC (Eurocity), IRE (Interregio-Express), RE (Regional Express) and RB (Regionalbahn), which differ in terms of comfort and the time needed to travel. For example, while toilets are standard amenities, services like onboard restaurants or free WiFi are only available on certain train types and routes. Deutsche Bahn is well-known for its wide range of fares like Super Saver, Saver, and Flexible and discount cards like the Bahncard 25, 50 and 100, which you can also use for your Basel to Paris train.
Travel between Basel, Switzerland and Paris, France by train is: Partially open.
International entry status: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Switzerland
Conditions of entry:
When travelling in France, you must follow these COVID-19 safety rules:
The information above was last checked on 25/06/2022. This can change before your date of travel so please review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train to Paris from Basel before travelling.
Return travel from France to Switzerland is: Fully open.
Entry into Switzerland is allowed for: Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of France
Requirements for reentering:
The government of Switzerland has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:
Last checked on 25/06/2022. Please check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations closer to the travel date of your train to Basel from Paris.
When taking a train from Basel, you have a couple of train stations you can depart from including Basel SBB, Basel Bad Bhf and Basel, Birmannsgasse. When you arrive in Paris, your train can arrive in train stations including Paris Gare de Lyon, Paris Gare du Nord and Paris Gare de l'Est.
Omio customers travelling this route book their trains from Basel SBB to Paris Gare de Lyon.
Passengers booking this trip most frequently board their trains from Basel SBB and need to travel around 1.6 miles (2.5 km) from the city centre to get to this train station.
Passengers arriving in Paris most often arrive at Paris Gare de Lyon and need to travel around 1.9 miles (3.1 km) from this train station to the city centre.
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