Paris to Basel train

Cheap train tickets from Paris to Basel

Showing times and prices for 21 May

Cheapest

£88

Average

£110

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.

Cheapest
18:55Paris Gare de l'Est3h43 22:38Basel SBB
1 change
£881One-way
2nd Cheapest
18:21Paris Gare de Lyon3h04 21:25Basel SBB
0 changes
£891One-way
16:21Paris Gare de Lyon3h05 19:26Basel SBB
0 changes
£961One-way
06:55Paris Gare de l'Est3h13 10:08Basel SBB
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£1021One-way
12:22Paris Gare de Lyon3h04 15:26Basel SBB
0 changes
£1031One-way

Train schedule Paris to Basel

Showing trains for tomorrow, Saturday, 21 May
06:55Paris Gare de l'Est3h13 10:08Basel SBB
1 change
07:22Paris Gare de Lyon3h04 10:26Basel SBB
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07:38Paris Gare de l'Est3h30 11:08Basel SBB
1 change
09:20Paris Gare de Lyon3h48 13:08Basel SBB
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10:21Paris Gare de Lyon3h05 13:26Basel SBB
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10:55Paris Gare de l'Est3h13 14:08Basel SBB
1 change
11:20Paris Gare de Lyon3h48 15:08Basel SBB
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12:22Paris Gare de Lyon3h04 15:26Basel SBB
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14:21Paris Gare de Lyon3h05 17:26Basel SBB
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16:21Paris Gare de Lyon3h05 19:26Basel SBB
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17:55Paris Gare de l'Est3h13 21:08Basel SBB
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18:21Paris Gare de Lyon3h04 21:25Basel SBB
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18:55Paris Gare de l'Est3h43 22:38Basel SBB
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Fastest train times from Paris to Basel

Showing times and prices for 21 May

Fastest Journey

3 h 4 m

Average

3 h 18 m

Trains per day

13

Distance

413 km

Of the 13 trains that leave Paris for Basel every day 6 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

Fastest
12:22Paris Gare de Lyon3h04 15:26Basel SBB
0 changes
£1031One-way
Fastest
18:21Paris Gare de Lyon3h04 21:25Basel SBB
0 changes
£891One-way
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07:22Paris Gare de Lyon3h04 10:26Basel SBB
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£1211One-way
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10:21Paris Gare de Lyon3h05 13:26Basel SBB
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£1111One-way
2nd Fastest
14:21Paris Gare de Lyon3h05 17:26Basel SBB
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£1031One-way

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Overview: Train from Paris to Basel

distanceDistance255 miles (412 km)
durationAverage train duration3 h 5 min
priceAverage train ticket price£79 (€89)
frequencyTrain frequency10 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 10 direct trains a day
carriersTrain providersSNCF | TER, SNCF | TGV, SNCF | TGV Lyria, SNCF | TGV INOUI, SNCF | TGV, Deutsche Bahn with connection, SNCF | TGV Lyria, SNCF | ICE or Deutsche Bahn

Trains from Paris to Basel cover the 255 miles (412 km) long journey taking on average 3 h 5 min with our travel partners like SNCF | TER, SNCF | TGV, SNCF | TGV Lyria, SNCF | TGV INOUI, SNCF | TGV, Deutsche Bahn with connection, SNCF | TGV Lyria, SNCF | ICE or Deutsche Bahn. Normally, there are 10 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this trip costs around £79, you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as £57. Travellers depart most frequently from Paris Gare de Lyon and arrive in Basel SBB.

Train companies: Deutsche Bahn trains Paris to Basel

For as little as £57 you can travel by train from Paris to Basel with Deutsche Bahn. Omio will show you the best deals, timetables and tickets available for this route.

Deutsche Bahn

Deutsche Bahn (DB) is Germany’s main operator of train services and makes on average about 40, 000 domestic and international journeys per day. Deutsche Bahn’s fleet of trains includes the high-speed ICE (Intercity Express) as well as the IC (Intercity), EC (Eurocity), IRE (Interregio-Express), RE (Regional Express) and RB (Regionalbahn), which differ in terms of comfort and the time needed to travel. For example, while toilets are standard amenities, services like onboard restaurants or free WiFi are only available on certain train types and routes. Deutsche Bahn is well-known for its wide range of fares like Super Saver, Saver, and Flexible and discount cards like the Bahncard 25, 50 and 100, which you can also use for your Paris to Basel train.

    Travel Tips: Trains from Paris 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 Paris to Basel.
    FAQs

    Travel by train between Paris, France and Basel, Switzerland is: Fully open.

    Is international entry into Basel from Paris restricted?

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

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

    Entry Requirements:

    • No COVID-19 testing required
    • No quarantine required

    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: Regional advice

    The above information was last checked on 09/05/2022. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train from Paris to Basel closer to your date of departure here.

    The restriction level for your return train to Paris, France from Basel is: Partially open.

    Is my return train into Paris 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 France from Basel?

    Conditions of reentry:

    • 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 48 hours prior to arrival
    • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
    • 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

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

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

    • Social distancing required: 1 metre (s) (3 feet)
    • Face mask required: Mandatory

    Last checked on 18/05/2022. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train to Paris from Basel closer to your date of departure here.

    Omio customers have found the cheapest trains to Basel from Paris to cost as little as £57  in the next 7 days.
    In the next 7 days you’ll find that the average cost of a train ticket between Paris and Basel is £79  one way.
    You should expect to travel around 255 miles (412 km)  from Paris to Basel by train.
    On average the train from Paris to Basel duration is 3 h 5 min  for the 255 miles (412 km) long journey, but the travel time can vary if you depart on weekends and holidays.

    When taking the train to Basel from Paris, you can choose to depart from train stations like Paris Gare de Lyon, Paris Gare du Nord and Paris Gare de l'Est. Your journey 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 Paris Gare de Lyon   and arrive in Basel SBB.

    Passengers board the train most frequently from Paris Gare de Lyon, which is located around 1.9 miles (3.1 km) away from the city centre, and they get off the train at Basel SBB, located 1.6 miles (2.5 km) away from the city centre.

    If you're looking for trains from Paris to Basel, you can rely on SNCF | TER, SNCF | TGV, SNCF | TGV Lyria, SNCF | TGV INOUI, SNCF | TGV, Deutsche Bahn with connection, SNCF | TGV Lyria, SNCF | ICE or Deutsche Bahn to get you to Basel. It's also good to check out all possible train companies for the Paris to Basel trip to see if there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
    Yes, there are 10 direct trains per day from Paris to Basel with SNCF | TGV Lyria, and you won’t need to change in between. Direct train services tend to offer more convenience and save you time when travelling to your destination, so it's worth paying attention to before you purchase your train ticket.
    On average, there are 10 trains a day from Paris to Basel. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.
    The earliest train departing from Paris to Basel leaves at 04: 55. The last train departing from Paris to Basel leaves at 17: 55. You can find the latest Paris to Basel train times on Omio and book the best time to leave for your journey on your chosen travel date.
    If you purchase a train ticket from Paris to Basel within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average £79 one way. However, we recommend booking your train in advance to get access to the best prices. Train tickets between Paris and Basel are generally on sale a few months before the planned departure date.

    Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

    Paris
    Basel
    Paris Gare de Lyon is the most popular Paris 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 Paris for your journey to Basel.
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    ATMATM
    TaxisTaxis
    AccessibilityAccessibility
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    Phone Number
    +33 184943635
    ticketOfficeHours
    Ticket Office Hours
    Mon - Sun: 04: 45 - 01: 30
    Public transport options for Paris Gare de Lyon
    Metro lines: 1, 14
    Bus lines: 24, 57, 61, 63, 72, 77, 91
    Train lines: TGV, RER A, RER D, Transilien R
    Amenities at station
    WifiWifi
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    ParkingParking
    ATMATM
    TaxisTaxis
    AccessibilityAccessibility
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    Phone Number
    +33 890640650
    ticketOfficeHours
    Ticket Office Hours
    Mon - Sun: 04: 45 - 01: 30
    Public transport options for Paris Gare du Nord
    Metro lines: 4, 5
    Bus lines: 65, 26, 43
    Train lines: RER B, D, E
    Amenities at station
    WifiWifi
    LockersLockers
    ParkingParking
    ATMATM
    TaxisTaxis
    AccessibilityAccessibility
    phone
    Phone Number
    +33 184943635
    ticketOfficeHours
    Ticket Office Hours
    Mon - Fri: 06: 45 - 20: 30 | Sat: 09: 00 - 20: 00 | Sun: 09: 00 - 20: 30
    Public transport options for Paris Gare de l'Est
    Metro lines: 4, 5, 7
    Bus lines: 31, 32, 35, 38, 39, 46, 54, 56, 91
    Train lines: RER B, TGV, TGV/ICE, TER, Intercités, OUIGO, Transilien, Russian Railways
    Amenities at station
    WifiWifi
    LockersLockers
    ParkingParking
    ATMATM
    TaxisTaxis
    AccessibilityAccessibility
    phone
    Phone Number
    +33 892353535
    ticketOfficeHours
    Ticket Office Hours
    Mon - Fri: 08: 00 - 19: 30 | Sat: 10: 00 - 18: 00
    Public transport options for Paris Gare Saint-Lazare
    Metro lines: 3, 9, 12, 13, 14
    Bus lines: 20, 21, 22, 26, 27, 28, 29, 32, 42, 43, 66, 80, 94, 95, 528, RoissyB
    Train lines: TER, Intercités, Transilien J, Transilien L, RER E
    Amenities at station
    WifiWifi
    LockersLockers
    ParkingParking
    ATMATM
    TaxisTaxis
    AccessibilityAccessibility
    phone
    Phone Number
    +33 892353535
    ticketOfficeHours
    Ticket Office Hours
    Mon - Sun: 10: 45 - 18: 00
    Public transport options for Gare de Paris Bercy
    Metro lines: 6, 14
    Bus lines: 24, 87, N32, N35
    Train lines: TER, Intercités
    Amenities at station
    WifiWifi
    LockersLockers
    ParkingParking
    ATMATM
    TaxisTaxis
    AccessibilityAccessibility
    phone
    Phone Number
    +33 892353535
    ticketOfficeHours
    Ticket Office Hours
    Mon - Sun: 08: 00 - 20: 00
    Public transport options for Paris Gare d'Austerlitz
    Metro lines: 5, 10
    Bus lines: 24, 57, 61, 63, 89, 91, 215
    Train lines: TER Centre-Val de Loire, Intercités, Intercités de Nuit, Transilien, RER C

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