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Train Information from London to Basel

distanceDistance438 miles (707 km)
frequencyTrain frequency3 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 3 direct trains a day

Trains from London to Basel cover the 438 miles (707 km) long trip taking on average 9 h 16 min with our travel partners like. Normally, there are 3 trains operating per day, including direct services available. Travelers depart most frequently from London Victoria and arrive in Basel Bahnhof SBB.

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

Travel between London, United Kingdom and Basel, Switzerland by train is: Partially open.

What is the status of international entry into Switzerland from United Kingdom?

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

Do I need to self-quarantine on arrival in Switzerland from London?

Conditions of entry:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before boarding for all arrivals by air
  • Entry is allowed only for fully vaccinated travellers
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test and can bypass compulsory quarantine on arrival (certificate required)
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test and can bypass compulsory quarantine on arrival
  • Health declaration required
  • Health declaration required

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

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

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

The information above was last checked on 9/13/21. This can change before your date of travel so please review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your train from London to Basel before traveling.

What restrictions are there on reentering United Kingdom from Basel, Switzerland?

The restriction level for your return train to London, United Kingdom from Basel is: Partially open.

Is my return train into London from Basel restricted?

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

Do I need to quarantine on arrival in United Kingdom from Basel?

Conditions of reentry:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Before departure, travellers must book and pay for a travel test package, which will include a COVID-19 test to be taken on day 2
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from compulsory quarantine
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required

What are the safety rules to follow in London, United Kingdom?

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

  • Social distancing required: 1 metre (s) (3 feet)
  • Face mask required: Regional advice

Last checked on 9/18/21. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train to London from Basel closer to your date of departure here here.

What is the distance to Basel from London by train?
The train distance from London to Basel is around 438 miles (707 km).
What is the London to Basel train travel time?
The train time from London to Basel is on average 9 h 16 min  for the 438 miles (707 km) long journey, but the time it takes to go to Basel from London by train can vary depending on specific dates or traveling on weekends and holidays.
What train station in London goes to Basel? What train station do I come into Basel from London?

When taking a train from London, you have a couple of train stations you can depart from including London Victoria, London Euston and London Kings Cross. When you arrive in Basel, your train can arrive in train stations including Basel Bahnhof SBB, Basel SBB and Basel Bad Bhf.

Omio customers traveling this route book their trains from London Victoria   to Basel Bahnhof SBB.

Where is the departure train station in London located? Where is the arrival train station in Basel located?

Passengers board their train most frequently from London Victoria and travel around 1 mile (s) / 1 km from the city center to this train station.

Passengers traveling this route most often arrive at Basel Bahnhof SBB and need to travel approximately 1 mile (s) / 1 km from the train station to the city center in Basel.

How many trains are there from London to Basel a day?
The average number of trains departing London for Basel is 3 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.
Stations

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

London
London Bridge
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London Charing Cross
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London Euston
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London Fenchurch Street
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London Kings Cross
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Frequently Asked Questions

Where is the train station and what is the best way to get there?
This station is not located in the city centre but it can be reached by public transport.<br>Metro lines Victoria, Circle<br>Bus lines 91, 10, 17, 30, 45, 46, 63, 73, 205, 214
London Liverpool Street
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Where is the train station and what is the best way to get there?
This station is not located in the city centre but it can be reached by public transport.<br>Metro lines Central, Circle, Hammersmith, City
London Paddington
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Where is the train station and what is the best way to get there?
This station is not located in the city centre but it can be reached by public transport. Metro lines Bakerloo, Circle, District Bus lines 7, 15, 18, 23, 27, 36, 46, 105, 436
London St Pancras
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London Victoria
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Where is the train station and what is the best way to get there?
This station is within walking distance of the city centre and is connected to other parts of the city by public transport.<br>Metro lines Circle, District, Victoria<br>Bus lines 22, 211, 239, C1, N11
How long does it take to get from the train station to the city centre?
This station is a 5-10 minute walk from the city centre.
London Waterloo East
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Where is the train station and what is the best way to get there?
This station is not located in the city centre but it can be reached by public transport.<br>Metro lines Bakerloo, Northern, Jubilee, Waterloo, City<br>Bus lines 1, 4, 26, 59, 68, 76, 77, 100, 139, 168, 171, 172, 176