Basel to Rome route details

Route overview
Avg. journey time9h 01m
Fare range€49-€417
Train operatorsALSA, flixbus
First & last trains
First train departs at05:04
Last train departs at18:07
Fastest journey
Fastest route7h 17m
Changes1 change
Origin StationBasel
Destination StationRome

Train times for Tue 21 Nov

9h 11m5 changes
7h 48m2 changes
7h 17m1 change
7h 56m3 changes
8h 25m2 changes

When is the best time to buy tickets?

Buying tickets in advance can save you money. Prices for train journeys from Basel to Rome start at €158.66 when you book at least 28 days in advance.*

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What is the minimum price of a ticket from Basel to Rome?

The minimum price of a train ticket from Basel to Rome is €48.7. To buy train tickets from Basel to Rome for the lowest price possible, we recommend that you book your tickets as early as possible. Tickets go on sale usually 3 months in advance, yet in some rare cases this can be up to 6 months. For more precise information on when you can book your tickets or whether there are any promotional sales, click here.

How long does it take to travel from Basel to Rome by train?

The average journey time between Basel and Rome is 9 hours and 1 minute and the fastest journey time is 7 hours and 17 minutes. On an average weekday, there are 17 trains per day travelling from Basel to Rome. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays; use our journey planner on this page to search for a specific travel date.

What time is the first and last train of the day from Basel to Rome?

The first train from Basel to Rome departs at 05:04. The last train from Basel to Rome departs at 18:07. Trains that depart in the early morning hours or very late evening may be sleeper services. Alternatively, some popular routes may run throughout the night at a reduced frequency. There may also be less services on weekends and holidays; use our journey planner on this page to search for a specific travel date.

Are there direct train services between Basel and Rome?

No, it is not possible to travel from Basel to Rome without having to change trains. To travel from Basel to Rome will require a minimum of 1 change. More changes may be necessary on weekends and holidays; use our journey planner on this page to search for a specific travel date.

How do I get back to Basel?

By train, of course. See trains from Rome to Basel.

  • *Average prices for adult tickets in economy. Discount cards and coach journey excluded. Prices are based on searches made by our customers over the past 6 months. “14 days in advance” includes days 13 and 15.
  • **The information provided is calculated based on scheduled train services for Basel to Rome for a typical week day using timetable data for 21/11/2017. On weekends, holidays or other exceptional times, fewer services may be available. The fare range provided has been found by our customers on Trainline on 21/08/2017 for travel on 23/08/2017 and for adult tickets in economy, discount cards and coach journeys excluded.

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