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Overview: Train from Basel to Saintes

distanceDistance407 miles (657 km)
frequencyTrain frequency1 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there is 1 direct train a day

Trains from Basel to Saintes cover the 407 miles (657 km) long trip taking on average 27 h 44 min with our travel partners like. Normally, there is 1 train operating per day, including direct services available. Travelers depart most frequently from Basel SBB and arrive in Saintes.

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Are there COVID-19 travel restrictions for trains to Saintes from Basel?

Travel between Basel, Switzerland and Saintes, France by train is: Partially open.

What is the status of international entry into France from Switzerland?

International entry status: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Switzerland

Do I need to self-quarantine on arrival in France from Basel?

Conditions of entry:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 2 days before arrival
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Health declaration required
  • Health screen upon arrival. Those showing symptoms will be tested. A positive test will result in mandatory quarantine

What are the safety rules to follow in Saintes, France?

When traveling in France, you must follow these COVID-19 safety rules:

  • Physical distance requirement: 1 metre (s) (3 feet)
  • Face mask requirement: Mandatory

The information above was last checked on 1/17/22. This can change before your date of travel so please review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your train to Saintes from Basel before traveling.

What are the COVID-19 restrictions for my return trip to Switzerland from Saintes, France?

The current restriction level for your return trip by train from Saintes to Basel is: Partially open

Are there any international entry restrictions on returning to Switzerland from France?

Reentry to Switzerland is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of France

Do I need to quarantine on arrival in Switzerland from Saintes?

What are the requirements?

  • Travellers must present a negative COVID-19 test as either a RT-PCR performed within 72 hours prior to arrival, or an Antigen test performed within 24 hours prior to arrival
  • COVID-19 test required after arrival, between day 4 and day 7
  • Health declaration required
  • Digital entry registration is required prior to arrival

What are the safety rules to follow in Basel, Switzerland?

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

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

Last checked on 1/13/22. We do our best to keep this information up to date, but regulations can change so please double check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations ahead of your train to Basel from Saintes here.

What is the distance between Basel and Saintes by train?

When traveling this route you should expect the distance between Basel and Saintes by train to be approximately 407 miles (657 km).

How long is the train ride between Basel and Saintes?

On average the Basel to Saintes train travel time is 27 h 44 min  for the 407 miles (657 km) long trip, but the duration can vary if you travel on weekends and holidays.

What train station in Basel goes to Saintes? What train station do I come into Saintes from Basel?

When taking the train from Basel to Saintes, you can choose to depart from train stations like Basel SBB, Basel Bad Bhf and Basel, Birmannsgasse. Your journey can end in train stations such as Saintes and Saintes Station.

Omio customers who travel this route most frequently depart from Basel SBB   and arrive in Saintes.

Where is the train station in Basel to go to Saintes? Where is the train station in Saintes located?

The most popular departure train station with passengers for this journey, called Basel SBB, is located 1.1 miles (1.7 km) from the city center of Basel.

The most popular arrival train station, Saintes, is located 0.9 miles (1.4 km) away from the city center of Saintes.

How many train services per day are there to Saintes from Basel?

The average number of trains departing Basel for Saintes is 1 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

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 Saintes.

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