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.
The average ticket from Basel to Paris will cost around £ 114 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only £ 84.
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3 h 2 m
3 h 30 m
Trains per day
Of the 16 trains that leave Basel for Paris every day 4 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.
These direct trains cover the 413 km distance in an average of 3 h 30 m but if you time it right, some trains will get you there in just 3 h 2 m .
The slowest trains will take 3 h 58 m and usually involve a change or two along the way, but you might be able to save a few pennies if you’re on a budget.
|Distance||255 miles (412 km)|
|Average train duration||3 h 4 min|
|Average train ticket price||£75 (€85)|
|Train frequency||6 a day|
|Direct train||Yes, there are 6 direct trains a day|
|Train companies||SNCF | TGV Lyria, SNCF | TGV Lyria, SNCF | TGV INOUI, SNCF | TGV, SNCF | TGV or SNCF | ICE|
Trains from Basel to Paris cover the 255 miles (412 km) long trip taking on average 3 h 4 min with our travel partners like SNCF | TGV Lyria, SNCF | TGV Lyria, SNCF | TGV INOUI, SNCF | TGV, SNCF | TGV or SNCF | ICE. Normally, there are 6 trains operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this journey for as low as £38, but the average price of train tickets is £75. Travellers depart most frequently from Basel SBB and arrive in Paris Gare de Lyon.
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 06/12/2021. This can change before your date of travel so please review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train between Basel and Paris before travelling.
The restriction level for your return train to Basel, Switzerland from Paris is: Partially open.
International entry is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of France
Conditions of reentry:
The government of Switzerland has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:
Last checked on 29/11/2021. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train to Basel from Paris closer to your date of departure here.
When departing from Basel, you have various train station options to start your trip from including Basel SBB, Basel Bad Bhf and Basel, Birmannsgasse. When arriving in Paris, you can end your trip in train stations like Paris Gare de Lyon, Paris Gare du Nord and Paris Gare de l'Est.
Omio customers book a train from Basel SBB to Paris Gare de Lyon most frequently for this route.
Passengers board the train most frequently from Basel SBB, which is located around 1.1 miles (1.7 km) away from the city centre, and they get off the train at Paris Gare de Lyon, located 1.3 miles (2.1 km) away from the city centre.
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