Rome to Basel train

Cheap train tickets from Rome to Basel

Showing times and prices for 30 May

Cheapest

£140

Average

£160

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
06:09Rome Tiburtina13h26 19:35Basel SBB
2 changes
£1401One-way
2nd Cheapest
22:35Rome Termini13h00 11:35Basel SBB
2 changes
£1511One-way
09:57Rome Termini12h38 22:35Basel SBB
2 changes
£1571One-way
14:50Rome Termini7h45 22:35Basel SBB
1 change
£1751One-way
11:20Rome Termini8h15 19:35Basel SBB
1 change
£1751One-way

Train schedule Rome to Basel

Showing trains for tomorrow, Monday, 30 May
06:09Rome Tiburtina13h26 19:35Basel SBB
2 changes
09:57Rome Termini12h38 22:35Basel SBB
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11:20Rome Termini8h15 19:35Basel SBB
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14:50Rome Termini7h45 22:35Basel SBB
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22:35Rome Termini13h00 11:35Basel SBB
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Fastest train times from Rome to Basel

Showing times and prices for 30 May

Fastest Journey

7 h 45 m

Average

11 h

Trains per day

5

Distance

739 km

It's difficult to get from Rome to Basel without changing at least once.

Fastest
14:50Rome Termini7h45 22:35Basel SBB
1 change
£1751One-way
2nd Fastest
11:20Rome Termini8h15 19:35Basel SBB
1 change
£1751One-way
09:57Rome Termini12h38 22:35Basel SBB
2 changes
£1571One-way
22:35Rome Termini13h00 11:35Basel SBB
2 changes
£1511One-way
06:09Rome Tiburtina13h26 19:35Basel SBB
2 changes
£1401One-way

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Overview: Train from Rome to Basel

distanceDistance458 miles (739 km)
durationAverage train duration12 h 35 min
priceAverage train ticket price£123 (€139)
frequencyTrain frequency5 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 5 direct trains a day
carriersTrain companiesTrenitalia or Frecciarossa

Trains from Rome to Basel cover the 458 miles (739 km) long journey taking on average 12 h 35 min with our travel partners like Trenitalia or Frecciarossa. Normally, there are 5 trains operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this trip for as low as £88, but the average price of train tickets is £123. Travellers depart most frequently from Roma Termini and arrive in Basel SBB.

Train companies: Trenitalia and Frecciarossa trains Rome to Basel

Travel to Basel from Rome from £88 with Omio’s train partners Trenitalia and Frecciarossa! You can find the best timetables and tickets when comparing and booking the most affordable trip for you.

Trenitalia
Frecciarossa

Trenitalia train tickets from Rome to Basel are available on Omio for as little as £88. Trenitalia is Italy’s national railway operator with a huge fleet of trains offering different levels of comfort, amenities and speed at which they travel. The company's flagship trains are the high-speed Frecciarossa, Frecciargento and Frecciabianca. Trenitalia also operates trains such as the Eurocity (EC), Euronotte (EN), InterCity (IC), InterCitynotte (ICN), as well as the Regionale Veloce (RV), Regionale (R), Suburbano (S) and Metropolitano (M). Toilets and WiFi access are standard on long-distance train routes. In most cases, the trains also provide barrier-free access.

Trenitalia offers three different ticket types to fit anyone’s budget, such as the Base, Economy, Super Economy and Ordinaria tickets. Trenitalia also has discount and loyalty cards for qualified travellers, which you can use on Omio. When travelling on a Trenitalia train to Basel from Rome, you can expect to travel 458 miles (739 km). Check Trenitalia’s train timetables and tickets for the Rome to Basel journey and book your cheap ticket on Omio today!

  • Average Price: £88

Enjoy a comfortable and relaxing trip on a Frecciarossa train from Rome to Basel. As an official travel partner of Trenitalia, Omio shows you the latest Frecciarossa timetables for the Rome to Basel train and prices starting as low as £129 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 458 miles (739 km) quickly from Rome to Basel.

When booking the Frecciarossa train between Rome and Basel, 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 from Rome to Basel on Omio today!

  • Average Price: £129

Travel Tips: Trains from Rome to Basel

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FAQs

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

Is international entry into Basel from Rome restricted?

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

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

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: metre (s) ( feet)
  • Face mask required: Regional advice

The above information was last checked on 23/05/2022. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train to Basel from Rome closer to your date of departure here.

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

Is my return train into Rome 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 Italy from Basel?

Conditions of reentry:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival or 5 day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Negative COVID-19 result is required for quarantine release
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test and can bypass compulsory quarantine on arrival
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test and can bypass compulsory quarantine on arrival (certificate required)

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

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

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

Last checked on 26/05/2022. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train to Rome from Basel closer to your date of departure here.

You can find a cheap train from Rome to Basel for some dates and times for as low as £88  one way in the next 7 days.
If you’re looking to buy tickets for this journey in the next 7 days, you’ll find that Rome to Basel train prices are on average £123  one way.
The distance to Basel from Rome by train is approximately 458 miles (739 km).
The Rome to Basel train duration is on average 12 h 35 min, which is to be expected when travelling 458 miles (739 km) between Rome and Basel. However, the time it takes can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and bank holidays.

When taking a train from Rome, you have a couple of train stations you can depart from including Roma Termini, Roma Tiburtina and Roma Ostiense. 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 Roma Termini   to Basel SBB.

You can find the most popular departure train station for this route, Roma Termini, located approximately 1.6 miles (2.6 km) from the city centre of Rome. The most popular arrival train station in Basel, called Basel SBB, is located around 1.6 miles (2.5 km) away from its city centre.

For the route from Rome to Basel you can take a train with Trenitalia or Frecciarossa. Be sure to check out all possible train companies that offer services to Basel from Rome on Omio to compare what amenities they may have.
The average number of trains departing Rome for Basel is 5 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.
The earliest train for this journey departs from Rome at 05: 09. The last train leaves from Rome at 23: 17. Check Omio for the latest train schedule from Rome to Basel and book the best time to depart on your chosen travel date.
You can find a train to Basel from Rome to cost on average £123 one way if you book within the next 7 days. But we recommend buying train tickets in advance to score the best deals and save money on your trip. You’ll see tickets for the Rome to Basel train generally on sale a few months before the planned travel date.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Rome
Basel
Roma Termini is the most popular Rome 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 Rome for your journey to Basel.
Amenities at station
WifiWifi
LockersLockers
ParkingParking
ATMATM
TaxisTaxis
AccessibilityAccessibility
phone
Phone Number
+39 064745421
ticketOfficeHours
Ticket Office Hours
Mon - Sun: 06: 30 - 22: 00
Public transport options for Roma Termini
Metro lines: A (red), B (blue)
Bus lines: 5, H, 38, 40 Express, 50 Express, 64, 66, 70, 75, 82, 90 Express, 92, 105, 150F, 223, 310, 590, 714, 910, C2, C3
Tram lines: 5, 14
Train lines: Italo, FR, FA, FB, IC, ICN, EN, CNL, R, Leonardo Express
Amenities at station
WifiWifi
LockersLockers
ParkingParking
ATMATM
TaxisTaxis
AccessibilityAccessibility
phone
Phone Number
+39 892021
ticketOfficeHours
Ticket Office Hours
Mon - Sun: 06: 35 - 20: 20
Public transport options for Roma Tiburtina
Metro lines: LB
Bus lines: 62, 71, 111, 111F, 120F, 135, 163, 168, 211, 309, 409, n409, n041, C2, C3, Airport Shuttle
Train lines: FR, FA, IC, REG, FL1, FL2, FL3

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