Cheap train tickets from Basel to Paris

Showing times and prices for 8 Dec

Cheapest

£84

Average

£114

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.

Cheapest
11:21Basel SBB3h47 15:08Paris Gare de Lyon
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£841One-way
Cheapest
05:37Basel SBB3h43 09:20Paris Gare de l'Est
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£841One-way
2nd Cheapest
06:51Basel SBB3h25 10:16Paris Gare de l'Est
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£881One-way
18:34Basel SBB3h07 21:41Paris Gare de Lyon
0 changes
£1151One-way
08:34Basel SBB3h04 11:38Paris Gare de Lyon
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£1151One-way

Train schedule Basel to Paris

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05:37Basel SBB3h43 09:20Paris Gare de l'Est
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06:51Basel SBB3h25 10:16Paris Gare de l'Est
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07:21Basel SBB3h30 10:51Paris Gare de l'Est
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08:34Basel SBB3h04 11:38Paris Gare de Lyon
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08:51Basel SBB3h42 12:33Paris Gare de l'Est
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10:21Basel SBB3h58 14:19Paris Gare de l'Est
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10:43Basel3h36 14:19Paris Gare de l'Est
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11:21Basel SBB3h47 15:08Paris Gare de Lyon
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12:34Basel SBB3h04 15:38Paris Gare de Lyon
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12:43Basel3h52 16:35Paris Gare de l'Est
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14:34Basel SBB3h02 17:36Paris Gare de Lyon
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15:51Basel SBB3h23 19:14Paris Gare de l'Est
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16:21Basel SBB3h51 20:12Paris Gare de l'Est
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17:21Basel SBB3h26 20:47Paris Gare de l'Est
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18:34Basel SBB3h07 21:41Paris Gare de Lyon
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18:51Basel SBB3h33 22:24Paris Gare de l'Est
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Wed
8 Dec
£76SNCF | TGV INOUI
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£167KLM
Thu
9 Dec
£76SNCF | TGV INOUI
£22Flixbus
£75HOP!
Fri
10 Dec
£84SNCF | TGV INOUI
£20Flixbus
£91HOP!
Sat
11 Dec
£66SNCF | TGV
£31Flixbus
£81HOP!
Sun
12 Dec
£77SNCF | TGV Lyria
£20Flixbus
£75HOP!
Mon
13 Dec
£38SNCF | TGV Lyria
£31Flixbus
£81HOP!
Tue
14 Dec
£26SNCF | TGV Lyria
£22Flixbus
£94KLM
Wed
15 Dec
£38SNCF | TGV Lyria
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£88KLM
Thu
16 Dec
£67SNCF | TGV INOUI
£20Flixbus
£94KLM
Fri
17 Dec
£79SNCF | TGV INOUI
£38Flixbus
£103KLM
Sat
18 Dec
£63SNCF | TGV INOUI
£38Flixbus
£75HOP!
Sun
19 Dec
£81SNCF | TGV INOUI
£40Flixbus
£104KLM
Mon
20 Dec
£51SNCF | TGV Lyria
£38Flixbus
£94KLM
Tue
21 Dec
£62SNCF | TGV INOUI
£29Flixbus
£111KLM
Wed
22 Dec
£50SNCF | TGV INOUI
£29Flixbus
£183KLM
Thu
23 Dec
£97SNCF | TGV Lyria
£34Flixbus
£175KLM
Fri
24 Dec
£50SNCF | TGV INOUI
£36Flixbus
£183KLM
Sat
25 Dec
£87SNCF | TGV Lyria
£31Flixbus
£94KLM
Sun
26 Dec
£104SNCF | TGV Lyria
£48Flixbus
£130Lufthansa Cityline
Mon
27 Dec
£104SNCF | TGV Lyria
£43Flixbus
£234KLM

Fastest train times from Basel to Paris

Showing times and prices for 8 Dec

Fastest Journey

3 h 2 m

Average

3 h 30 m

Trains per day

16

Distance

413 km

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.

Fastest
14:34Basel SBB3h02 17:36Paris Gare de Lyon
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£1151One-way
2nd Fastest
08:34Basel SBB3h04 11:38Paris Gare de Lyon
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£1151One-way
2nd Fastest
12:34Basel SBB3h04 15:38Paris Gare de Lyon
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£1151One-way
18:34Basel SBB3h07 21:41Paris Gare de Lyon
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£1151One-way
15:51Basel SBB3h23 19:14Paris Gare de l'Est
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£1231One-way

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Overview: Train from Basel to Paris

distanceDistance255 miles (412 km)
durationAverage train duration3 h 4 min
priceAverage train ticket price£75 (€85)
frequencyTrain frequency6 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 6 direct trains a day
carriersTrain companiesSNCF | 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.

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FAQs
Am I allowed to travel by train from Basel, Switzerland to Paris, France?

Travel between Basel, Switzerland and Paris, France by train is: Partially open.

What is the status of international entry into France from Switzerland?

International entry status: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Switzerland

Do I need to self-quarantine on arrival in France from Basel?

Conditions of entry:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 1 days before arrival
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Health declaration required
  • Health screen upon arrival. Those showing symptoms will be placed under state quarantine

What are the safety rules to follow in Paris, France?

When travelling in France, you must follow these COVID-19 safety rules:

  • Physical distance requirement: 1 metre (s) (3 feet)
  • Face mask requirement: Mandatory

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.

What restrictions are there on reentering Switzerland from Paris, France?

The restriction level for your return train to Basel, Switzerland from Paris is: Partially open.

Is my return train into Basel from Paris restricted?

International entry is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of France

Do I need to quarantine on arrival in Switzerland from Paris?

Conditions of reentry:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival or 14 day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Negative COVID-19 test is required to end quarantine early. This test occurs on day 4 in quarantine
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Health declaration required
  • Digital entry registration is required prior to arrival

What are the safety rules to follow in Basel, Switzerland?

The government of Switzerland has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

  • Social distancing required: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face mask required: Mandatory

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.

What is the price of the cheapest train to Paris from Basel?
If you’re looking to save money on tickets, you can find a cheap train between Basel and Paris for as little as £38  in the next 7 days.
What is the average price of train tickets from Basel to Paris?
The Basel to Paris train ticket price is on average £75  if you are looking to purchase your tickets for this route in the next week.
What is the distance by train from Basel to Paris?
The train distance from Basel to Paris is around 255 miles (412 km).
How long does it take from Basel to Paris by train?
The train time between Basel and Paris is on average 3 h 4 min  for the 255 miles (412 km) long journey, but the time it takes to go to Paris from Basel by train can vary depending on specific dates or travelling on weekends and holidays.
What is the departure train station in Basel and arrival train station in Paris?

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.

Where is the train station in Basel? Where is the train station in Paris?

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.

Which train companies can take me to Paris from Basel?
Take the Basel to Paris train with SNCF | TGV Lyria, SNCF | TGV Lyria, SNCF | TGV INOUI, SNCF | TGV, SNCF | TGV or SNCF | ICE. However, it's always good to check out all possible train providers for the trip from Basel to Paris as there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
How many trains are there between Basel and Paris a day?
The average number of trains departing Basel for Paris is 6 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.
When can I take the first train from Basel to Paris? When can I take the last train for the day?
You can take the first train from Basel to Paris at 04: 37   or take the last train from Basel to Paris leaving at 18: 51. Look for the latest Basel Paris train schedule on Omio and book the best time to take the train for this route.
How early should I book train tickets to Paris from Basel to score the best deals?
If you book Basel to Paris train tickets within the next 7 days, you can find one way tickets to cost on average £75. However, booking in advance gives you access to the best prices for trains between Basel and Paris. Look out for train tickets for this journey to go on sale a few months before your planned departure date to find the best deals.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Basel
Paris
Basel SBB is the most popular Basel railway station for Omio travellers, but it's not the only one. Read all the information you need to know about the main train stations in Basel for your journey to Paris.

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