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Overview: Train from Rome to Basel

distanceDistance458 miles (739 km)
durationAverage train duration8 h 19 min
priceAverage train ticket price£99 (€111)
frequencyTrain frequency7 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 7 direct trains a day
carriersTrain providersFrecciarossa or Trenitalia

Trains from Rome to Basel cover the 458 miles (739 km) long trip taking on average 8 h 19 min with our travel partners like Frecciarossa or Trenitalia. Normally, there are 7 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this route costs around £99, you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as £65. Travellers depart most frequently from Roma Termini and arrive in Basel SBB.

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Rome to Basel with Frecciarossa and Trenitalia

Frecciarossa and Trenitalia trains will get you from Rome to Basel from £65. With over 1000 travel companies on Omio, you can find the best train times and tickets for your trip.

Trenitalia
Frecciarossa

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 458 miles (739 km) long journey to Basel from Rome, you can book Trenitalia train tickets starting as low as £65 one-way on Omio quickly and easily. Check out the current Trenitalia timetable and book a cheap train from Rome to Basel in just a few steps. On Omio you can find all the information you need for the Rome to Basel trip, such as departure and arrival times, stops, train stations, journey times and savings on your train journey.

  • Average Price: £65

Trenitalia has updated its ticket policies due to the coronavirus. Keep these in mind when booking your Trenitalia tickets to Basel from Rome and when travelling by train:

  • Cashless payments recommended
  • Online booking and check-in recommended
  • Pre-reservation / seat allocation
  • Refund or voucher policy
  • In the case of Trenitalia cancellations, the customer will be contacted directly. If the customer does not intend to travel, they can still obtain a full refund by submitting a cancellation request (relevant special conditions might apply) by filling in a request form for an electronic credit here: https://reclami-e-suggerimenti.trenitalia.com/rimborsi/en/Anagrafica.aspx
  • Alternatively, the customer can request a refund for the payment method they used at the time of purchase by contacting a Trenitalia ticket office and presenting the communication received. Find the refund request form for regional trains here: https://www.trenitalia.com/content/dam/tcom/allegati/trenitalia/in_regione/Modulo_Indennit%C3%A0_Rimborsi_Coronavirus_posta_mail.pdf.
  • For further information and cancellation procedures go to the Trenitalia website: https://www.trenitalia.com/en/info_contacts/refund-for-journey-cancellation.html Or in Italian here: https://www.trenitalia.com/it/informazioni/rimborso-per-rinuncia-al-viaggio-febbraio-2020.html

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Trains from Rome to Basel
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FAQs
Is travel by train currently allowed from Rome, Italy to Basel, Switzerland?

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

What is the status of international entry into Switzerland from Italy?

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

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

Conditions of entry:

  • 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
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Health declaration required
  • Digital entry registration is required prior to arrival

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

When travelling in Switzerland, you must follow these COVID-19 safety rules:

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

The information above was last checked on 29/11/2021. This can change before your date of travel so please review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your train from Rome to Basel before travelling.

Are there restrictions on returning to Italy from Switzerland by train?

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

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

Reentry to Italy 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?

What are the entry requirements?

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival or 5 day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Travellers issued with the EU Digital COVID Certificate are exempt from quarantine and COVID-19 testing
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) 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:

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

Last verified on 08/12/2021. 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 Rome train here.

What is the price of the cheapest train to Basel from Rome?
Looking to save money on your route? Omio customers have found the cheapest train between Rome and Basel for the next 7 days starting from £65  one way.
What is the cost of a train ticket from Rome to Basel on average?
If you are looking to buy your train ticket in the next 7 days, you can expect the Rome to Basel train to cost on average £99  one way.
What is the distance from Rome to Basel by train?
The Rome to Basel train distance is approximately 458 miles (739 km).
What is the average Rome to Basel train duration?
While the time it takes to travel 458 miles (739 km) between Rome and Basel can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and bank holidays, the train duration from Rome to Basel is on average 8 h 19 min.
Which train station from Rome to Basel do I depart from? Which Basel train station from Rome do I arrive in?

Some of the Rome train stations to Basel you can start your journey from include Roma Termini, Roma Tiburtina and Roma Ostiense. Similarly, some of the arrival train stations in Basel include Basel SBB, Basel Bad Bhf and Basel, Birmannsgasse.

When travelling this route, Omio customers are departing most frequently from Roma Termini   and arriving in Basel SBB.

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

The most popular departure train station with passengers for this journey, called Roma Termini, is located 1 mile (1.6 km) from the city centre of Rome.

The most popular arrival train station, Basel SBB, is located 1.1 miles (1.7 km) away from the city centre of Basel.

Which train companies can get me from Rome to Basel?
For the best Rome to Basel train to purchase, you can travel safely and comfortably with Frecciarossa or Trenitalia. However, it's always good to check all possible train companies with services to Basel from Rome to compare what amenities they may offer.
How many train services per day are there to Basel from Rome?
On average, there are 7 trains a day from Rome to Basel. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.
What are the first and last departure train times from Rome to Basel?
The earliest train departing from Rome to Basel leaves at 05: 09. The last train departing from Rome to Basel leaves at 23: 11. You can find the latest Rome to Basel train schedule on Omio and book the best time to leave for your journey on your chosen travel date.
How early should I purchase train tickets between Rome and Basel to score the best deals?
You can find a train to Basel from Rome to cost on average £99 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 journey. 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