Florence to Basel train

Cheap train tickets from Florence to Basel

Showing times and prices for 18 Aug

Cheapest

£90

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.

Trenitalia
10:28Florence10h15 20:43Basel
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£901One-way
Trenitalia
00:03Florence9h32 09:35Basel
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£921One-way
Trenitalia
02:32Florence11h03 13:35Basel
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£1121One-way
Trenitalia
08:07Florence9h28 17:35Basel
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£1201One-way
Trenitalia
08:13Florence9h19 17:32Basel
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£1201One-way

Train schedule Florence to Basel

Showing trains for tomorrow, Thursday, 18 August
Trenitalia
00:03Florence9h32 09:35Basel
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Trenitalia
02:32Florence11h03 13:35Basel
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Trenitalia
08:07Florence9h28 17:35Basel
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Trenitalia
08:13Florence9h19 17:32Basel
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Trenitalia
10:28Florence10h15 20:43Basel
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Frecciarossa
13:55Florence6h40 20:35Basel
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Fastest train times from Florence to Basel

Showing times and prices for 18 Aug

Fastest Journey

6 h 40 m

Average

9 h 22 m

Trains per day

6

Distance

509 km

Of the 6 trains that leave Florence for Basel every day 6 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

Frecciarossa
13:55Florence6h40 20:35Basel
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£1391One-way
Trenitalia
08:13Florence9h19 17:32Basel
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£1201One-way
Trenitalia
08:07Florence9h28 17:35Basel
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£1201One-way
Trenitalia
00:03Florence9h32 09:35Basel
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£921One-way
Trenitalia
10:28Florence10h15 20:43Basel
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£901One-way

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Overview: Train from Florence to Basel

distanceDistance316 miles
durationAverage train duration6 h 37 min
priceAverage train ticket price£123 (€141)
frequencyTrain frequency3 a day
changesDirect trainNo
carriersTrain providersFrecciarossa or Trenitalia

Trains from Florence to Basel cover the 316 miles long trip taking on average 6 h 37 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 £123, you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as £82. Travellers depart most frequently from Firenze Santa Maria Novella and arrive in Basel SBB.

Train providers: Frecciarossa, Trenitalia and Italo trains Florence to Basel

Frecciarossa, Trenitalia and Italo trains will get you to Basel from Florence from £82. With over 1000 travel companies on Omio, you can find the best train times and tickets for your trip.

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Trenitalia is not only Italy's national railway company but also the country's largest train operator. Trenitalia’s fleet of trains includes the high-speed Frecciarossa, Frecciargento and Frecciabianca trains as well as intercity, regional and sleeper trains. Toilets and WiFi access are standard on long-distance train routes. In most cases, the trains also provide barrier-free access. Trenitalia offers different tickets, which vary in price and flexibility: Base, Economy, Super Economy and Ordinaria. You can even use Trenitalia discount cards on Omio. Make sure to look out for the latest offers from Trenitalia on Omio to score special deals!

For the 316 miles (509 km) long journey from Florence to Basel, you can book Trenitalia train tickets starting as low as £112 one-way on Omio quickly and easily. Check out the current Trenitalia timetable and book a cheap train between Florence and Basel in just a few steps. On Omio you can find all the information you need for the Florence to Basel journey, such as departure and arrival times, stops, train stations, journey times and savings on your train journey.

  • Average Price: £112

Enjoy a comfortable and relaxing journey on a Frecciarossa train between Florence and Basel. As an official travel partner of Trenitalia, Omio shows you the latest Frecciarossa timetables for the Florence to Basel train and prices starting as low as £82 for this route. Frecciarossa is Trenitalia’s premier high-speed train service making around 200 connections across Italy per day, including major destinations like Rome, Florence, Milan, Venice and Naples. Frecciarossa trains are renowned for their comfort, speed and reduced environmental impact and reach speeds up to 186 mph (300 kmh), so you can travel 316 miles (509 km) quickly from Florence to Basel.

When booking the Frecciarossa train to Basel from Florence, you can choose between four different classes: Standard, Premium, Business, and Executive. Although each class offers different levels of comfort, all Frecciarossa train carriages provide passengers with free WiFi access, power outlets, air conditioning, toilets, luggage storage, onboard entertainment, and restaurant and bar services. If you’re looking to add to your travel experience, book a Frecciarossa train between Florence and Basel on Omio today!

  • Average Price: £82

Italo is a brand of high-speed trains operated by the Italian train company Nuovo Trasporto Viaggiatori (NTV). Its fleet of trains includes the Italo AGV 575, the premier high-speed service reaching speeds up to 186 mph (300 km/h), and the Italo EVO, an eco-friendly train that can reach a maximum speed of 150 mph (250 km/h). Italo offers four different class options, but each train carriage is modernly equipped with a high level of comfort. You can choose between the Smart, Comfort, Prima and Club Executive classes. Standard services in all Italo trains include toilets, free WiFi, power outlets, reclining leather seats, footrests, snack machines and Italo Live (free onboard entertainment featuring a selection of movies, music and games). Italo offers three types of fares with different prices and flexibility: Low Cost, Economy, and Flex.

Train information from Florence to Basel with Italo:

  • Average Duration: 8 h 15 min
  • Italo frequency: 3 a day

Travel Tips: Trains from Florence to Basel

Travel by train to Basel easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from Florence to Basel.
FAQs

Travel between Florence, Italy and Basel, Switzerland by train is: Fully open.

Can I enter Switzerland from Italy?

International entry status: Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of Italy

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

Conditions of entry:

  • There are no current restrictions

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

All travellers in Switzerland must observe these coronavirus safety measures:

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

The information above was last checked on 03/08/2022. Remember to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your train from Florence to Basel as this information can change.

Return travel from Switzerland to Italy is: Fully open.

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

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

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

Requirements for reentering:

  • There are no current restrictions

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

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

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

Last checked on 28/07/2022. Please check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   closer to the travel date of your train to Florence from Basel.

Omio customers have found cheap train tickets between Florence and Basel for as low as £82  for the next 7 days.
The Florence to Basel train ticket price is on average £123  if you are looking to purchase your tickets for this trip in the next week.
When travelling this route you should expect the distance to Basel from Florence via train to be approximately 316 miles.
The Florence to Basel train duration is on average 6 h 37 min, which is to be expected when travelling 316 miles between Florence and Basel. However, the time it takes can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and bank holidays.

When taking the train between Florence and Basel, you can choose to depart from train stations like Firenze Santa Maria Novella, Firenze Rifredi and Firenze Campo di Marte. Your trip can end in train stations such as Basel SBB, Basel Bad Bhf and Basel, Birmannsgasse.

Omio customers who travel this route most frequently depart from Firenze Santa Maria Novella   and arrive in Basel SBB.

Passengers board their train most frequently from Firenze Santa Maria Novella and travel around 1.2 miles (2 km) from the city centre to this train station.

Passengers travelling this route most often arrive at Basel SBB and need to travel approximately 1.6 miles (2.5 km) from the train station to the city centre in Basel.

If you're looking for trains from Florence to Basel, you can rely on Frecciarossa or Trenitalia to get you to Basel. It's also good to check out all possible train providers for the Florence to Basel journey to see if there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
The average number of trains departing Florence for Basel is 3 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.
The first train from Florence to Basel leaves at 05: 09   and the last train for this leaves at 23: 46. Omio shows you the latest train from Florence to Basel schedule to help you book the best departure time for this trip.
If you buy Florence to Basel train tickets within the next 7 days, you can find one way tickets to cost on average £123. However, booking in advance gives you access to the best prices for trains between Florence and Basel. Look out for train tickets for this route to go on sale a few months before your planned departure date to find the best deals.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Florence
Basel
Firenze Santa Maria Novella is the most popular Florence 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 Florence for your journey to Basel.
Amenities at station
WifiWifi
LockersLockers
ParkingParking
ATMATM
TaxisTaxis
AccessibilityAccessibility
phone
Phone Number
+39 0552352595
ticketOfficeHours
Ticket Office Hours
Mon - Sun: 06: 00 - 21: 00
Public transport options for Firenze Santa Maria Novella
Tram lines: T1, T2
Bus lines: 6, 11, 12, 13, 17, 23, 36, 37, C4
Train lines: FR, FA, Italo
Amenities at station
WifiWifi
LockersLockers
ParkingParking
ATMATM
TaxisTaxis
AccessibilityAccessibility
phone
Phone Number
+39 892021
ticketOfficeHours
Ticket Office Hours
Mon - Sun: 07: 15 - 20: 45
Public transport options for Firenze Campo di Marte
Bus lines: 12, 13, 33
Train lines: FA, IC, ICN, R

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