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Train Information to Rome from Basel

distanceDistance458 miles (739 km)
durationAverage train duration8 h 37 min
priceAverage train ticket price$175 (€141)
frequencyTrain frequency3 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 3 direct trains a day
carriersTrain providersFrecciarossa or Trenitalia

Trains from Basel to Rome cover the 458 miles (739 km) long route taking on average 8 h 37 min with our travel partners like Frecciarossa or Trenitalia. Normally, there are 3 trains operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this journey for as low as $119 (€97), but the average price of train tickets is $175 (€141). Travelers depart most frequently from Basel SBB and arrive in Roma Termini.

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Frecciarossa and Trenitalia trains between Basel and Rome

Find the best trains between Basel and Rome with Omio's travel partners Frecciarossa and Trenitalia from $119 (€97). We can find you the best deals, schedules and tickets when comparing and booking the best trip.

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Omio helps you compare and book the perfect train with Trenitalia between Basel and Rome for a smooth and relaxing journey. Check the latest Trenitalia train schedules for the ideal departure and arrival times, take a look at the travel information for the Basel to Rome train with Trenitalia (such as baggage allowance and amenities offered onboard), compare the best connections for your Basel - Rome trip and then book a cheap train ticket with ease. The distance from Basel to Rome by train is 458 miles (739 km). You can book tickets for this Trenitalia train for as low as $119 (€97) one-way if you book in advance. When you search for Trenitalia tickets from Basel to Rome in the Omio app, you can also check whether they are mobile tickets quickly and easily. If they are mobile tickets, then you can go paperless when taking a train. Book that perfect Trenitalia Basel - Rome train ticket online and enjoy your trip!

These are Trenitalia's ticket policies for COVID-19 for the train between Basel and Rome:

  • Cashless payments recommended
  • Online booking and check-in recommended
  • Pre-reservation / seat allocation
  • Refund or voucher policy
  • In the case of Trenitalia cancellations, the customer will be contacted directly. If the customer does not intend to travel, they can still obtain a full refund by submitting a cancellation request (relevant special conditions might apply) by filling in a request form for an electronic credit here: https://reclami-e-suggerimenti.trenitalia.com/rimborsi/en/Anagrafica.aspx
  • Alternatively, the customer can request a refund for the payment method they used at the time of purchase by contacting a Trenitalia ticket office and presenting the communication received. Find the refund request form for regional trains here: https://www.trenitalia.com/content/dam/tcom/allegati/trenitalia/in_regione/Modulo_Indennit%C3%A0_Rimborsi_Coronavirus_posta_mail.pdf.
  • For further information and cancellation procedures go to the Trenitalia website: https://www.trenitalia.com/en/info_contacts/refund-for-journey-cancellation.html Or in Italian here: https://www.trenitalia.com/it/informazioni/rimborso-per-rinuncia-al-viaggio-febbraio-2020.html

Trains from Basel to Rome

On a regular day, there is usually one train from Basel to Rome for travelers to choose from. Per week, the average total of trains that are operated between these 2 cities is around 7. How many times you are required to transfer trains and the length of each of these transfers can have an impact on how long your journey will take you. You will find that while the duration of your voyage may vary, it is typically around 8h 10min in total. The distance between Basel and Rome is approximately 570 miles (915 km). When you travel between these 2 cities, you will not be able to find a direct train. Most routes will require to transfer trains either once or twice. There are many interesting sights for you to visit in Rome, such as St. Peter's Basilica and the Sistine Chapel.

Basel to Rome Train Time: Daily Departures

Per day, there is normally one train from Basel to Rome that passengers can book. Each week, the total usually comes out to around 7 journeys that are offered. The time that this train departs can vary day by day, but it will generally leave at some point in the morning.

How long is the journey by train from Basel to Rome?

Whether or not you transfer trains once or twice, as well as the expected length of these trains, can all have an impact on the total duration of your trip from Basel to Rome. On average, you can plan on your trip taking around 8h 10min in total. It’s not possible to book a nonstop train for this trip, and most journeys include 2 transfers before reaching the final destination of Rome.

What are the departure and arrival stations for trains from Basel to Rome?

Departure train station: When you travel from Basel to Rome by train, you will depart from the station of Basel SBB. Basel SBB railway station is the city’s main railway station and it’s around 1.9 miles (3 km) south of the city center. To travel to this station from the city center, you can take tram lines 1, 2, 8, or 11, which will bring you to your destination in around 5min to 15min total. This station is equipped with a few different facilities, including restrooms, free access to Wi-Fi, areas to sit and relax, basic stores that sell refreshments, and outlets. Make sure you have enough time to find your train’s platform and to properly board by arrive at the station around 30min before your train is supposed to take off.

Arrival train station: Once you have reached Rome, your train will arrive at the station of Roma Termini. Roma Termini railway station is directly in the city center and just a quick walk from bus lines 70, 150F, and 590, which can be used to travel to other parts of town. Like Basel SBB railway station, Rome Termini has a certain number of facilities that are available for passengers, including sitting areas, stores that sell travel essentials and snacks, outlets, free Wi-Fi, public restrooms, and even luggage lockers.

Which train companies travel from Basel to Rome?

There is one company that mainly services trains from Basel to Rome, and it is Swiss Federal Railways. Swiss Federal Railways is one of the primary transport providers for Switzerland and it services numerous routes all throughout Europe. If you will be traveling from Basel to Rome with Swiss Federal Railways, you will find that it is not possible to have a direct train. Typically, you will need to transfer trains twice before you reach the city of Rome. These transfers may take place in cities like Lugano or Milan. Trains for this route will commonly stop in other cities along the way, but you will not need to disembark during this.

Swiss Federal Railways trains from Basel to Rome

Each day, Swiss Federal Railways typically services one train from Basel to Rome. Per week, there are usually 7 trains to choose from. The overall duration of the journey can vary, but you can plan on it normally being around 8h 10min. Trains for this route will depart from Basel SBB railway station and arrive at Roma Termini railway station. For trips such as these, Swiss Federal Railways normally uses high-speed trains. When looking at the company’s timetable, you will see that approximately the same number of journeys are offered on weekends and weekdays.

Train Basel to Rome: Services on Board

For this journey, there are normally 2 booking classes for you to choose from, which are First and Second Class. If you opt for a First Class ticket, you will normally have a seat that provides you with additional legroom. All trains that are operated by Swiss Federal Railways are outfitted with free and unlimited Wi-Fi for passengers. Swiss Federal Railways does not have a limit on the amount of luggage that travelers can bring with them. As long as you can store all of your items in the designated storage space of your respective train car, you may bring as many bags as you like. You may bring a bike onboard with you, but you will need to register it with the company prior to your departure. You are allowed to bring a pet with you, but keep in mind that you will need to purchase a separate ticket for your furry friend. Company employees are there to help travelers with limited mobility when boarding and disembarking trains.

How to find cheap train tickets from Basel to Rome?

There are a few different tips that you can use to help find cheap trains from Basel to Rome. When presented with the option, try to book a train that has the highest number of transfers possible, as these types of trips are typically slower than nonstop journeys and thus have cheaper tickets. Those that are able to book their reservation as far in advance as possible should do so, as the earlier you book, the cheaper tickets will be. If you are flexible with when you are going to travel, this will make it easier for you to select the most affordable fare that is offered.

 

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Basel
Rome
Basel SBB is the most popular Basel railway station for Omio travelers, but it's not the only one. Read all the information you need to know about the main train stations in Basel for your trip to Rome.