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Train Information from Bristol to Basel

distanceDistance528 miles (851 km)
frequencyTrain frequency6 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 6 direct trains a day

Trains from Bristol to Basel cover the 528 miles (851 km) long route with our travel partners like. Normally, there are 6 trains operating per day, including direct services available. Travellers depart most frequently from Bristol Temple Meads and arrive in Basel SBB.

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FAQs
Is travel by train currently allowed from Bristol, United Kingdom to Basel, Switzerland?

Travel between Bristol, United Kingdom and Basel, Switzerland by train is: Partially open.

What is the status of international entry into Switzerland from United Kingdom?

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

Do I need to self-quarantine on arrival in Switzerland from Bristol?

Conditions of entry:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival and 10 day mandatory self quarantine
  • Entry is allowed only for fully vaccinated travellers
  • 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?

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

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

The information above was last checked on 28/11/2021. This can change before your date of travel so please review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your train from Bristol to Basel before travelling.

Are there restrictions on returning to United Kingdom from Switzerland by train?

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

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

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

Do I need to quarantine on arrival in United Kingdom from Basel?

What are the entry requirements?

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival for unvaccinated travellers
  • Prebook and pay for day 2 and day 8 COVID-19 PCR tests for unvaccinated travellers
  • Prebook and pay for a COVID-19 test, to be taken on the end of day 2 for vaccinated travellers
  • 10-day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Travellers vaccinated under the UK vaccine programme are exempt from mandatory quarantine
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from compulsory quarantine
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required

What are the safety rules to follow in Bristol, United Kingdom?

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

  • Physical distance: 1 metre (s) (3 feet)
  • Face mask: Regional advice

Last verified on 28/11/2021. 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 Basel to Bristol train here.

How many miles is it from Bristol to Basel by train?
When travelling this route you should expect the distance between Bristol and Basel via train to be approximately 528 miles (851 km).
Which train station in Bristol goes to Basel? Which train station do I come into Basel from Bristol?

Omio customers travelling this route book their trains from Bristol Temple Meads   to Basel SBB.

Where is the Bristol train station located? Where is the Basel train station located?

Passengers booking this trip most frequently board their trains from Bristol Temple Meads and need to travel around 0.8 miles (1.3 km) from the city centre to get to this train station.

Passengers arriving in Basel most often arrive at Basel SBB and need to travel around 1.1 miles (1.7 km) from this train station to the city centre.

How many trains per day are there to Basel from Bristol?
The average number of trains departing Bristol for Basel is 6 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Bristol
Basel
The major railway station for departures from Bristol is Bristol Temple Meads. Read all the information you need to know about services, amenities and connections at Bristol Temple Meads for your trip to Basel from Bristol.
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ParkingParking
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phone
Phone Number
+44 3457114141
ticketOfficeHours
Ticket Office Hours
Mon - Sat: 05: 30 - 21: 30 | Sun: 06: 45 - 21: 30
Public transport options for Bristol Temple Meads
Bus lines: A1, 1, 2, 8, 39/349/X39, 70, 73, 178, 376
Train lines: CrossCountry, Great Western Main Line, Severn Beach Line