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Train Information from London to Basel

distanceDistance438 miles (707 km)
frequencyTrain frequency3 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 3 direct trains a day

Trains from London to Basel cover the 438 miles (707 km) long journey taking on average 9 h 16 min with our travel partners like. Normally, there are 3 trains operating per day, including direct services available. Travellers depart most frequently from London Victoria and arrive in Basel SBB.

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FAQs
What COVID-19 travel safety information and restrictions should I be aware of for my train from London to Basel?

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

Is international entry into Basel from London restricted?

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

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

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

The above information was last checked on 15/10/2021. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train to Basel from London closer to your date of departure here.

What restrictions are there on reentering United Kingdom from Basel, Switzerland?

Return travel from Switzerland to United Kingdom is: Partially open.

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

Entry into 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?

Requirements for reentering:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Before travelling, travellers must book and pay for a travel test package, which will include COVID-19 tests to be taken on day 2 and on day 8 of your quarantine
  • 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 providing a negative COVID-19 test and can bypass compulsory quarantine on arrival
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required

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

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

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

Last checked on 18/10/2021. Please check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   closer to the travel date of your train to London from Basel.

What is the distance from London to Basel via train?
You should expect to travel around 438 miles (707 km)  to Basel from London by train.
What is the average London to Basel train duration?
On average the train from London to Basel duration is 9 h 16 min  for the 438 miles (707 km) long trip, but the travel time can vary if you depart on weekends and holidays.
What station does the London to Basel train leave from? Which Basel train station do I come into from London?

There are a few train stations in London to start your trip from including London Victoria, London Euston and London Kings Cross. In Basel you have a few train station options to choose from for your arrival including Basel SBB, Basel Bad Bhf and Basel, Birmannsgasse.

Omio customers travelling this route depart most frequently from London Victoria   and arrive in Basel SBB.

Where is the train station in London to go to Basel? Where is the train station in Basel located?

Passengers booking this journey most frequently board their trains from London Victoria and need to travel around 1 mile (s) / 1 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 mile (s) / 1 km from this train station to the city centre.

How many train services are there between London and Basel a day?
On average, there are 3 trains a day from London to Basel. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

London
Basel
London Victoria is the most popular London 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 London for your journey to Basel.
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Sat: 06: 00 - 23: 00 | Mon - Fri: 06: 00 - 00: 00 | Sun: 07: 00 - 00: 00
Connections to/from station
Rail lines: London North Western Railway, London Overground, Avanti West Coast, Caledonian Sleeper
Overground lines: Watford DC
Bus lines: 18, 30, 59, 68, 73, 91, 168, 205, 253, 390, N5, N20, N73, N91, N205, N253
Tube lines: Circle, Hammersmith & City, Metropolitan, Northern (Bank and Charing Cross branches), Victoria
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Mon - Fri: 05: 00 - 01: 36 | Sat: 05: 00 - 00: 36 | Sun: 05: 30 - 01: 36
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Bus lines: 10, 17, 30, 45, 46, 59, 63, 73, 91, 205, 214, 259, 390, 476
Train lines: Thameslink, Grand Central, Hull, London North Eastern, Gatwick Express
Underground lines: Circle, Piccadilly, Hammersmith & City, Northern, Metropolitan, Victoria
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Bus lines: N7, 23, 27, N27, 36, 205, N205, 332, 7, 46, A1, 18, N18
Train lines: Great Western Main Line, Heathrow Express
Underground lines: Bakerloo Line, Circle Line, District Line, Hammersmith Line
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Mon - Fri: 05: 45 - 22: 00 | Sat: 06: 00 - 21: 00 | Sun: 08: 00 - 22: 15
Connections to/from station
Bus lines: 326, 139
Subway lines: Circle Line, Hammersmith & City Line, Metropolitan Line, Northern Line, Piccadilly Line, Victoria Line
Train lines: Overground line, High Speed 1, Eurostar