Rome to Basel route details

Route overview
Avg. journey time8h 52m
Fare range€53-€286
Distance740km
Train operatorsALSA, flixbus
First & last trains
First train departs at06:00
Last train departs at23:15
Fastest journey
Fastest route7h 29m
Changes1 change
Stations
Origin StationRome
Destination StationBasel

Train times for Tue 28 Nov

10:00
12:55
Rome
Basel
7h 53m2 changes
11:00
13:55
Rome
Basel
8h 44m5 changes
12:00
14:55
Rome
Basel
7h 53m2 changes
12:30
15:29
Rome
Basel
8h 23m4 changes

When is the best time to buy tickets?

Buying tickets in advance can save you money. Prices for train journeys from Rome to Basel start at €120.55 when you book at least 28 days in advance.*

28 days
in advance
Find this ticket!
€120.55
14 days
in advance
€165.43
Avg. single price
On the day
€195.39
Avg. single price

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

The minimum price of a train ticket from Rome to Basel is €52.9. To buy train tickets from Rome to Basel 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 Rome to Basel by train?

The average journey time between Rome and Basel is 8 hours and 52 minutes and the fastest journey time is 7 hours and 29 minutes. On an average weekday, there are 19 trains per day travelling from Rome to Basel. 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 Rome to Basel?

The first train from Rome to Basel departs at 06:00. The last train from Rome to Basel departs at 23:15. 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 Rome and Basel?

No, it is not possible to travel from Rome to Basel without having to change trains. To travel from Rome to Basel 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 Rome?

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

  • *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 Rome to Basel for a typical week day using timetable data for 28/11/2017. 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 24/08/2017 for travel on 25/08/2017 and for adult tickets in economy, discount cards and coach journeys excluded.

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