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Overview: Train from Metz to Basel

distanceDistance125 miles (202 km)
durationAverage train duration2 h 49 min
priceAverage train ticket price£27 (€30)
frequencyTrain frequency8 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 8 direct trains a day

Trains from Metz to Basel cover the 125 miles (202 km) long journey taking on average 2 h 49 min with our travel partners like. Normally, there are 8 trains operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this journey for as low as £27, but the average price of train tickets is £27. Travellers depart most frequently from Metz Ville and arrive in Basel SBB.

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FAQs

Are there COVID-19 travel restrictions for trains from Metz to Basel?

Travel by train between Metz, France and Basel, Switzerland is: Partially open.

Is international entry into Basel from Metz restricted?

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

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

Entry Requirements:

  • 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 24 hours prior to arrival
  • COVID-19 test required after arrival, between day 4 and day 7
  • 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 13/01/2022. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train to Basel from Metz closer to your date of departure here.

What restrictions are there on reentering France from Basel, Switzerland?

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

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

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

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

What are the entry requirements?

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 2 days before arrival
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Health declaration required
  • Health screen upon arrival. Those showing symptoms will be tested. A positive test will result in mandatory quarantine

What are the safety rules to follow in Metz, France?

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

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

Last verified on 16/01/2022. 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 Metz train here.

How much do cheap train tickets between Metz and Basel cost?

Omio customers have found cheap train tickets from Metz to Basel for as low as £27  for the next 7 days.

What is the average price of train tickets between Metz and Basel?

If you’re looking to purchase your train tickets in the next week, you can expect the Metz to Basel train price to come in at an average of £27  one way.

What is the distance by train from Metz to Basel?

When travelling this route you should expect the distance from Metz to Basel via train to be approximately 125 miles (202 km).

How long is the train journey to Basel from Metz?

The train time from Metz to Basel is on average 2 h 49 min  for the 125 miles (202 km) long journey, but the time it takes to go from Metz to Basel by train can vary depending on specific dates or travelling on weekends and holidays.

What station does the Metz to Basel train leave from? Which Basel train station do I come into from Metz?

When taking a train from Metz, you have a couple of train stations you can depart from including Metz Ville and Metz Nord. When you arrive in Basel, your train can arrive in train stations including Basel SBB, Basel Bad Bhf and Basel, Birmannsgasse.

Omio customers travelling this route book their trains from Metz Ville   to Basel SBB.

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

Passengers board the train most frequently from Metz Ville, which is located around 0.7 miles (1.1 km) away from the city centre, and they get off the train at Basel SBB, located 1.1 miles (1.7 km) away from the city centre.

How many trains are there between Metz and Basel a day?

The average number of trains departing Metz for Basel is 8 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.

When is the earliest train from Metz to Basel? When is the last train from Metz to Basel?

If you prefer early morning trains from Metz to Basel, the first train leaves at 04: 51. If you prefer late night trains from Metz to Basel, the last train of the day leaves at 19: 38. Omio shows you the latest train from Metz to Basel times to help you book the best departure time for this route.

How far in advance should I book a train ticket to Basel from Metz to get the best deals?

If you book Metz to Basel train tickets within the next 7 days, you can find one way tickets to cost on average £27. However, booking in advance gives you access to the best prices for trains from Metz to Basel. Look out for train tickets for this trip to go on sale a few months before your planned departure date to find the best deals.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

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Metz Ville is the most popular Metz 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 Metz for your journey to Basel.
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