Paris to Basel

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Trains to Basel

Tue 28 Mar

3h 14m1 change
3h 19m1 change
3h 14m1 change
3h 14m1 change
3h 32m1 change

Train times

Avg. journey time5h 04m
First train dept06:40
Last train dept20:40

Train info

Fastest route3h 03m
Trains per day2
Fare range€28-€212**


Origin StationParis
Destination StationBasel
Return Journey

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

The minimum price of a train ticket from Paris to Basel is €27.5**. To buy train tickets from Paris to Basel for the lowest price possible, we recommend that you book your tickets between 3 to 6 months in advance. Booking early allows you to take advantage of the cheapest fares and best tickets.

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

The average journey time between Paris and Basel is 5 hours and 4 minutes and the fastest journey time is 3 hours and 3 minutes. On an average weekday, there are 24 trains per day travelling from Paris 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 Paris to Basel?

The first train from Paris to Basel departs at 06:40. The last train from Paris to Basel departs at 20:40. 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 Paris and Basel?

Yes, it is possible to travel from Paris to Basel without having to change trains. There are 2 direct trains from Paris to Basel. Though there may be fewer direct services available depending on your exact departure date.
  • *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 Paris to Basel for a typical week day using timetable data for 28/03/2017. 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 17/02/2017 for travel on 10/05/2017 and for adult tickets in economy, discount cards and coach journeys excluded.

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