How to get from Rome to Basel

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from Rome to Basel

You can get from Rome to Basel by train, bus or flight.

Our recommendation
train

To get from Rome to Basel on 30 May we recommend taking a train because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

11:20Rome Termini8h15 19:35Basel SBB
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£1751One-way
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06:09Rome Tiburtina13h26 19:35Basel SBB
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£1401One-way
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14:50Rome Termini7h45 22:35Basel SBB
1 change
£1751One-way
08:20Rome Leonardo da Vinci Fiumicino Airport1h40 10:00EuroAirport Basel Mulhouse Freiburg
0 changes
£2461One-way
15:45Rome Leonardo da Vinci Fiumicino Airport3h45 19:30EuroAirport Basel Mulhouse Freiburg
1 change
£2251One-way

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Travel Information between Rome and Basel

distanceDistance458 miles (739 km)
modeAvailable travel modesCoach, flight or train
priceTicket price range£29 - £115
cheapestCheapest modeCoach • £29 • 13 h
fastestFastest modeFlight • £115 • 1 h 40 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus, Lufthansa Cityline or Trenitalia

Take a coach, flight or train to travel 458 miles (739 km) to Basel from Rome. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 40 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a coach is the best option with prices starting as low as £29. The most popular travel providers which serve this journey are Flixbus, Lufthansa Cityline or Trenitalia among others. Travellers can even take a direct from Rome to Basel.

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FAQs

Travel from Rome, Italy to Basel, Switzerland is: Fully open.

Is international entry into Basel from Rome restricted?

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

Do I need to self-quarantine upon arrival to Basel, Switzerland from Rome?

Entry Requirements:

  • No COVID-19 testing required
  • No quarantine required

What are the COVID-19 safety measures to follow in Basel, Switzerland?

The government of Switzerland has imposed the following measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

  • Social distance requirement: metre (s) ( feet)
  • Face mask requirement: Regional advice

The above information was last verified on 23/05/2022. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip between Rome and Basel closer to your planned date of departure here.

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

Is my journey back to Rome from Basel restricted?

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

Do I need to self-quarantine upon arrival in Rome from Basel?

Conditions of reentry into Italy:

  • 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 coronavirus safety measures I need to follow in Rome, Italy?

You should observe these safety measures in Italy as imposed by the government to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

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

This information about your return travel to Italy was last checked on 26/05/2022. We advise you to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip back to Rome from Basel closer to your date of departure here.

There are 3 ways that you can travel from Rome to Basel. You can take a coach, flight or train.

Coach services offer the cheapest way to get from Rome to Basel. Tickets for a coach cost on average £29.

This is compared to other travel options to Basel:

A coach is £86 less than a flight for this trip with tickets for a flight from Rome to Basel costing on average £115.

A coach journey is usually £35 less than a journey to Basel by train, which costs on average £64 for the same trip.

The fastest way to get to Basel from Rome is by flight with an average travel time of 1 h 40 min.

There are alternative travel options to Basel that can usually take longer:

In comparison, taking a coach requires on average 13 h   of travel time.

In comparison, taking a train requires on average 7 h 42 min   of travel time.

The distance between Rome and Basel is around 458 miles (739 km).

The average frequency per day from Rome to Basel is:

  • 5 trains per day.

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

These are the most popular departure and arrival points when travelling from Rome to Basel:

  • Most travellers board their coach from Rome, Termini and arrive in Basel, Bahnhof.
  • Most travellers take a flight from Rome Leonardo da Vinci Fiumicino Airport to EuroAirport Basel Mulhouse Freiburg.
  • Most travellers who purchase a train ticket from Rome to Basel depart from Roma Termini to Basel SBB.

Omio works with many trusted partners that can help you travel the best way from Rome to Basel:

  • You can travel to Basel from Rome by coach with Flixbus. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for £29 with Flixbus from Rome to Basel.
  • You can take a flight from Rome to Basel with Lufthansa Cityline. Cheap tickets can be found for £115 with Lufthansa Cityline from Rome to Basel.
  • You can go to Basel from Rome by train with Trenitalia. You'll see cheap train tickets for £64 with Trenitalia from Rome to Basel on Omio.
Many of our customers who book a trip from Rome to Basel often extend their holiday and travel to other popular destinations like Zurich, Paris or Milan. If you’re thinking of adding another destination to your Rome and Basel itinerary, let Omio find you the best connections between Basel and any of these top destinations today!

When planning your trip between Rome and Basel, it’s good to keep in mind what tickets to purchase and their prices in the next 7 days:

  • Coach tickets are costing on average £29 one way.
  • Plane tickets cost £115 one way on average.
  • Train tickets cost on average £64 one way.

However, we recommend buying tickets from Rome to Basel online a few months in advance to get the best deals and save money on your upcoming journey.

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