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6 Dec
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7 Dec
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9 Dec
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10 Dec
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11 Dec
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12 Dec
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16 Dec
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17 Dec
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18 Dec
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19 Dec
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22 Dec
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23 Dec
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24 Dec
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Travel Information to Rome from Basel

distanceDistance458 miles (739 km)
modeAvailable travel modesCoach, flight or train
priceTicket price range£53 - £149
cheapestCheapest modeCoach • £53 • 13 h 55 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • £149 • 1 h 35 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus, Austrian Airlines or Trenitalia

Travel 458 miles (739 km) by coach, flight or train from Basel to Rome. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 35 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a coach is the best option with prices starting as low as £53. The most popular travel providers which serve this trip are Flixbus, Austrian Airlines or Trenitalia among others. Travellers can even take a direct from Basel to Rome.

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FAQs
Is cross-border travel to Rome, Italy from Basel, Switzerland currently allowed?

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

Can travellers from Switzerland enter Italy?

International entry is allowed at this time for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Switzerland.

Are there rules for self-quarantine when arriving to Rome from Basel?

Conditions of entry into Italy:

  • 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

Are there COVID-19 safety rules for social distancing and wearing face masks in Rome, Italy?

To reduce the spread of COVID-19, the government of Italy has imposed the following measures:

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

This information was last checked on 03/12/2021. As this information can change due to the nature of the pandemic, make sure to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your trip between Basel and Rome.

Are there restrictions on reentering Switzerland from Rome, Italy due to the coronavirus pandemic?

The current restriction level for returning to Basel, Switzerland from Italy is: Partially open.

Am I allowed to reenter Basel, Switzerland from Rome, Italy?

Reentering Switzerland is currently allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Italy

Do I need to self-quarantine when I arrive back to Basel from Rome?

  • 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

Which rules do I need to follow in Basel, Switzerland regarding COVID-19?

All travellers returning to Switzerland must observe the following safety measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19 in the country:

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

The information above was last checked on 29/11/2021. We do our best to keep this information up-to-date, but regulations can change due to the nature of the coronavirus pandemic, so please double check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations ahead of your trip back to Basel from Rome here.

How do I travel from Basel to Rome?

There are 3 ways to get from Basel to Rome: coach, flight or train.

What is the cheapest way to get from Basel to Rome?

Coach services offer the cheapest way to get from Basel to Rome. Tickets for a coach cost on average £53.

This is compared to other travel options to Rome:

A coach journey is usually £95 less than a journey to Rome by plane, which costs on average £149 for the same trip.

A coach is about £86 less than a train, which costs on average £139 for this route.

What is the fastest way to get to Rome from Basel?

The quickest way to travel to Rome from Basel is by flight, which takes on average 1 h 35 min   compared to other travel options that may take you longer to get to your destination:

In comparison, going by coach can take 13 h 55 min   on average.

In comparison, travelling by train can take you on average 8 h 7 min.

How far is it from Basel to Rome?

You should expect to travel around 458 miles (739 km) from Basel to Rome.

How many services a day are there between Basel and Rome?

The average frequency per day from Basel to Rome is:

  • 3 trains per day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your route between Basel and Rome as scheduled services by coach, flight or train can vary by season or day of the week.

What are the departure and arrival points when travelling from Basel to Rome?

These are the most popular departure and arrival points for travellers from Basel to Rome:

  • Coaches mostly depart from Basel and arrive in Rome, Termini (G).
  • Flights mostly depart from EuroAirport Basel Mulhouse Freiburg and arrive in Rome Leonardo da Vinci Fiumicino Airport.
  • Trains mostly leave from Basel SBB and tend to arrive in Roma Termini.
Which travel companies can take me from Basel to Rome?

If finding a good deal is your main consideration for your trip from Basel to Rome, then we'll help you find the best value travel companies for you:

  • Travel with Flixbus for coaches to Rome. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for Flixbus Basel to Rome tickets on Omio for £53.
  • Austrian Airlines can take you to Rome by plane. If searching for a good deal on flights, you can find tickets for Austrian Airlines from Basel to Rome for £149.
  • Trenitalia can take you to Rome by train. If searching for a good deal on trains, you can find tickets for Trenitalia from Basel to Rome for £139.
What is another destination I should add to my tour from Basel to Rome?
Your journey from Basel to Rome doesn't have to end in Rome. Many of our customers like to extend their holidays to explore other popular destinations like Milan, Florence or Paris. If you’d like to add Milan, Florence or Paris to your Basel to Rome trip, check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel to any of these top destinations from Rome today!
How early should I purchase tickets from Basel to Rome online for the best deals?

Before travelling from Basel to Rome, it’s good to know what ticket you can book and how much it will cost in the next 7 days:

  • The price of a coach ticket for this route is on average £53 one way.
  • The price of a plane ticket is on average £149 one way for this route.
  • The price of a train ticket for this trip is £139 one way on average.

But we recommend booking Basel to Rome tickets online a few months before your planned travel date to score the best deals and save money on your trip.