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Train Information to Rome from Basel

distanceDistance458 miles (739 km)
durationAverage train duration8 h 7 min
priceAverage train ticket price£117 (€131)
frequencyTrain frequency3 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 3 direct trains a day
carriersTrain providersFrecciarossa or Trenitalia

Trains from Basel to Rome cover the 458 miles (739 km) long journey taking on average 8 h 7 min with our travel partners like Frecciarossa or Trenitalia. Normally, there are 3 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this journey costs around £117, you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as £67. Travellers depart most frequently from Basel SBB and arrive in Roma Termini.

Train companies

Trenitalia and Frecciarossa from Basel to Rome

Trenitalia and Frecciarossa trains will get you between Basel and Rome from £67. With over 1000 travel companies on Omio, you can find the best train times and tickets for your trip.

Trenitalia
Frecciarossa

Find the perfect train from Basel to Rome with Trenitalia. Trenitalia offers different ticket types to fit anyone’s budget, such as the Base, Economy, Super Economy and Ordinaria tickets. You can also apply Trenitalia discount cards on Omio at the time of purchase. The distance between Basel and Rome by train is 458 miles (739 km) and the cheapest price for a one-way ticket is £67. Check out Trenitalia’s train timetable between Basel and Rome, compare the best prices for the trip and book your cheap train ticket on Omio today!

Trenitalia is the main operator of train services in Italy, with a huge fleet of trains offering different levels of comfort, amenities and speed at which they travel. The company's flagship trains are the high-speed Frecciarossa, Frecciargento and Frecciabianca. Trenitalia also operates trains such as the Eurocity (EC), Euronotte (EN), InterCity (IC), InterCitynotte (ICN), as well as the Regionale Veloce (RV), Regionale (R), Suburbano (S) and Metropolitano (M). Toilets and WiFi access are standard on long-distance train routes. In most cases, the trains also provide barrier-free access.

Trenitalia 's current ticket policies due to COVID-19 for your train between Basel and Rome are the following:

  • Cashless payments recommended
  • Online booking and check-in recommended
  • Pre-reservation / seat allocation
  • Refund or voucher policy
  • In the case of Trenitalia cancellations, the customer will be contacted directly. If the customer does not intend to travel, they can still obtain a full refund by submitting a cancellation request (relevant special conditions might apply) by filling in a request form for an electronic credit here: https://reclami-e-suggerimenti.trenitalia.com/rimborsi/en/Anagrafica.aspx
  • Alternatively, the customer can request a refund for the payment method they used at the time of purchase by contacting a Trenitalia ticket office and presenting the communication received. Find the refund request form for regional trains here: https://www.trenitalia.com/content/dam/tcom/allegati/trenitalia/in_regione/Modulo_Indennit%C3%A0_Rimborsi_Coronavirus_posta_mail.pdf.
  • For further information and cancellation procedures go to the Trenitalia website: https://www.trenitalia.com/en/info_contacts/refund-for-journey-cancellation.html Or in Italian here: https://www.trenitalia.com/it/informazioni/rimborso-per-rinuncia-al-viaggio-febbraio-2020.html

Travel Tips

Trains from Basel to Rome
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FAQs
Are there COVID-19 travel restrictions for trains between Basel and Rome?

Travel by train between Basel, Switzerland and Rome, Italy is: Partially open.

Is international entry into Rome from Basel restricted?

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

Do I need to quarantine on arrival in Italy from Basel?

Entry Requirements:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival or 5 day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Travellers issued with the EU Digital COVID Certificate are exempt from quarantine and COVID-19 testing
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required

What are the safety rules to follow in Rome, Italy?

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

  • Physical distance required: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face mask required: Mandatory

The above information was last checked on 03/12/2021. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train between Basel and Rome closer to your date of departure here.

What restrictions are there on reentering Switzerland from Rome, Italy?

The current restriction level for your return trip by train from Rome to Basel is: Partially open

Are there any international entry restrictions on returning to Switzerland from Italy?

Reentry to Switzerland is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Italy

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

What are the entry requirements?

  • 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:

  • Physical distance: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face mask: Mandatory

Last verified on 29/11/2021. We do our best to keep this information up to date, but regulations can change so please double check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations ahead of your Rome to Basel train here.

How much does a cheap train between Basel and Rome cost?
Looking to save money on your trip? Omio customers have found the cheapest train from Basel to Rome for the next 7 days starting from £67  one way.
What is the average cost of a train from Basel to Rome?
The Basel to Rome train ticket price is on average £117  if you are looking to buy your tickets for this trip in the next week.
How many miles is it from Basel to Rome by train?
When travelling this route you should expect the distance from Basel to Rome via train to be approximately 458 miles (739 km).
How long does it take from Basel to Rome by train?
On average the train from Basel to Rome duration is 8 h 7 min  for the 458 miles (739 km) long journey, but the travel time can vary if you depart on weekends and holidays.
What is the departure train station in Basel and arrival train station in Rome?

When taking the train between Basel and Rome, you can choose to depart from train stations like Basel SBB, Basel Bad Bhf and Basel, Birmannsgasse. Your trip can end in train stations such as Roma Termini, Roma Tiburtina and Roma Ostiense.

Omio customers who travel this route most frequently depart from Basel SBB   and arrive in Roma Termini.

Where do I find the Basel train station to Rome? Where is the Rome train station?

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 Roma Termini, located 1 mile (1.6 km) away from the city centre.

Which train companies should I travel with from Basel to Rome?
If you're looking for trains from Basel to Rome, you can rely on Frecciarossa or Trenitalia to get you to Rome. It's also good to check out all possible train providers for the Basel to Rome route to see if there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
How many train services per day are there to Rome from Basel?
On average, there are 3 trains a day from Basel to Rome. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.
What are the first and last departure train times from Basel to Rome?
If you prefer early morning trains from Basel to Rome, the first train leaves at 09: 28. If you prefer late night trains from Basel to Rome, the last train of the day leaves at 16: 28. Omio shows you the latest train from Basel to Rome schedule to help you book the best departure time for this trip.
How early should I buy Basel to Rome train tickets to get the best deals?
In general, we recommend booking tickets for trains in advance to score the best deals from all possible train companies offering this journey and save money. If you buy train tickets between Basel and Rome within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average £117 one way. To find the best prices for this route, consider booking your train ticket from Basel to Rome a few months in advance.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Basel
Rome
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 Rome.