Basel to Paris train

Cheap train tickets from Basel to Paris

Showing times and prices for 27 Jun

Cheapest

£77

Average

£112

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.

Cheapest
18:51Basel SBB3h14 22:05Paris Gare de l'Est
1 change
£771One-way
2nd Cheapest
16:34Basel SBB3h07 19:41Paris Gare de Lyon
0 changes
£981One-way
2nd Cheapest
18:34Basel SBB3h04 21:38Paris Gare de Lyon
0 changes
£981One-way
14:34Basel SBB3h07 17:41Paris Gare de Lyon
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£1051One-way
11:21Basel SBB3h45 15:06Paris Gare de Lyon
1 change
£1071One-way

Train schedule Basel to Paris

Showing trains for tomorrow, Monday, 27 June
05:37Basel SBB3h40 09:17Paris Gare de l'Est
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08:34Basel SBB3h05 11:39Paris Gare de Lyon
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10:34Basel SBB3h08 13:42Paris Gare de Lyon
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11:21Basel SBB3h45 15:06Paris Gare de Lyon
1 change
12:34Basel SBB3h05 15:39Paris Gare de Lyon
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13:21Basel SBB3h16 16:37Paris Gare de l'Est
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14:34Basel SBB3h07 17:41Paris Gare de Lyon
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15:51Basel SBB3h15 19:06Paris Gare de l'Est
1 change
16:34Basel SBB3h07 19:41Paris Gare de Lyon
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16:51Basel SBB3h23 20:14Paris Gare de l'Est
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17:21Basel SBB3h20 20:41Paris Gare de l'Est
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18:34Basel SBB3h04 21:38Paris Gare de Lyon
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18:51Basel SBB3h14 22:05Paris Gare de l'Est
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Fastest train times from Basel to Paris

Showing times and prices for 27 Jun

Fastest Journey

3 h 4 m

Average

3 h 16 m

Trains per day

13

Distance

413 km

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.

Fastest
18:34Basel SBB3h04 21:38Paris Gare de Lyon
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£981One-way
2nd Fastest
08:34Basel SBB3h05 11:39Paris Gare de Lyon
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£1231One-way
2nd Fastest
12:34Basel SBB3h05 15:39Paris Gare de Lyon
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£1231One-way
16:34Basel SBB3h07 19:41Paris Gare de Lyon
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£981One-way
14:34Basel SBB3h07 17:41Paris Gare de Lyon
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£1051One-way

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Overview: Train from Basel to Paris

distanceDistance255 miles (412 km)
durationAverage train duration3 h 5 min
priceAverage train ticket price£80 (€89)
frequencyTrain frequency5 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 5 direct trains a day
carriersTrain companiesSNCF | 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.

Train companies: Deutsche Bahn trains Basel to Paris

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

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.

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    FAQs

    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:

    • Travellers must present a negative COVID-19 test as either a RT-PCR performed within 72 hours prior to arrival, or an Antigen test performed within 48 hours prior to arrival
    • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
    • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)
    • Health declaration required

    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: Recommended

    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.

    Are there any international entry restrictions on returning to Basel from Paris?

    Entry into Switzerland is allowed for: Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of France

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

    Requirements for reentering:

    • There are no current restrictions

    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:

    • Physical distance requirement: metre (s) ( feet)
    • Face mask requirement: Regional advice

    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.

    Omio customers have found cheap train tickets between Basel and Paris for as low as £51  for the next 7 days.
    The Basel to Paris train ticket price is on average £80  if you are looking to buy your tickets for this route in the next week.
    When travelling this route you should expect the distance from Basel to Paris via train to be approximately 255 miles (412 km).
    On average the train from Basel to Paris duration is 3 h 5 min  for the 255 miles (412 km) long route, but the travel time can vary if you depart on weekends and holidays.

    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.

    When taking a train from Basel to Paris, you can count on SNCF | TGV Lyria, SNCF | TGV, SNCF | TGV, SNCF | TGV INOUI, SNCF | TER, SNCF | TGV Lyria, Deutsche Bahn or SNCF | ICE for the best way to get you to Paris. You can also check all possible train providers who offer a service to Paris from Basel and compare the amenities they offer before buying a train ticket.
    Yes, there are 5 direct trains per day from Basel to Paris with SNCF | TGV Lyria, and you won’t need to change in between. Direct train services tend to offer more convenience and save you time when travelling to your destination, so it's worth paying attention to before you purchase your train ticket.
    On average, there are 5 trains a day from Basel to Paris. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.
    The earliest train departing from Basel to Paris leaves at 06: 34. The last train departing from Basel to Paris leaves at 17: 51. You can find the latest Basel to Paris train timetable on Omio and book the best time to leave for your journey on your chosen travel date.
    You can find a train to Paris from Basel to cost on average £80 one way if you book within the next 7 days. But we recommend buying train tickets in advance to score the best deals and save money on your journey. You’ll see tickets for the Basel to Paris train generally on sale a few months before the planned travel date.

    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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