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Cheap train tickets from Paris to Basel

Showing times and prices for Jul 25

Cheapest

The best way to find a cheap train ticket from Paris to Basel is to book your journey as far in advance as possible and to avoid traveling at rush hour.

Cheapest
SNCF | TGV INOUI
11:18AM3h50
Paris Gare de Lyon
03:08PMBasel SBB
$811One-way
1 transfer
SNCF | TGV Lyria
02:22PM3h23
Paris Gare de Lyon
05:45PMBasel St. Johann
$1061One-way
1 transfer
SNCF | TGV INOUI
09:22AM3h46
Paris Gare de Lyon
01:08PMBasel SBB
$1071One-way
1 transfer
SNCF | TGV Lyria
07:22AM3h04
Paris Gare de Lyon
10:26AMBasel SBB
$1131One-way
0 transfers
SNCF | TGV Lyria
07:22AM3h22
Paris Gare de Lyon
10:44AMBasel St. Johann
$1171One-way
1 transfer

Train schedule from Paris to Basel

Showing trains for tomorrow, Thursday, July 25
SNCF | ICE
06:52AM3h16
Paris Gare de l'Est
10:08AMBasel SBB
1 transfer
SNCF | TGV Lyria
07:22AM3h22
Paris Gare de Lyon
10:44AMBasel St. Johann
1 transfer
SNCF | TGV Lyria
07:22AM3h04
Paris Gare de Lyon
10:26AMBasel SBB
0 transfers
SNCF | TGV INOUI
07:58AM3h47
Paris Gare de l'Est
11:45AMBasel St. Johann
2 transfers
SNCF | TGV INOUI
07:58AM3h40
Paris Gare de l'Est
11:38AMBasel SBB
1 transfer
SNCF | TGV INOUI
09:13AM3h27
Paris Gare de l'Est
12:40PMBasel SBB
1 transfer
SNCF | TGV INOUI
09:22AM3h46
Paris Gare de Lyon
01:08PMBasel SBB
1 transfer
SNCF | TGV Lyria
10:22AM3h04
Paris Gare de Lyon
01:26PMBasel SBB
0 transfers
SNCF | TGV Lyria
10:22AM3h23
Paris Gare de Lyon
01:45PMBasel St. Johann
1 transfer
SNCF | ICE
10:52AM3h16
Paris Gare de l'Est
02:08PMBasel SBB
1 transfer
SNCF | TGV INOUI
11:18AM3h50
Paris Gare de Lyon
03:08PMBasel SBB
1 transfer
SNCF | TGV Lyria
12:22PM3h04
Paris Gare de Lyon
03:26PMBasel SBB
0 transfers
SNCF | TGV Lyria
12:22PM3h20
Paris Gare de Lyon
03:42PMBasel St. Johann
1 transfer
SNCF | TGV INOUI
12:55PM3h13
Paris Gare de l'Est
04:08PMBasel SBB
1 transfer
SNCF | TGV INOUI
12:55PM3h20
Paris Gare de l'Est
04:15PMBasel St. Johann
2 transfers
SNCF | TGV INOUI
01:51PM3h17
Paris Gare de l'Est
05:08PMBasel SBB
1 transfer
SNCF | TGV Lyria
02:22PM3h23
Paris Gare de Lyon
05:45PMBasel St. Johann
1 transfer
SNCF | TGV Lyria
02:22PM3h04
Paris Gare de Lyon
05:26PMBasel SBB
0 transfers
SNCF | ICE
03:12PM3h26
Paris Gare de l'Est
06:38PMBasel SBB
1 transfer
SNCF | TGV INOUI
03:55PM3h20
Paris Gare de l'Est
07:15PMBasel St. Johann
2 transfers
SNCF | TGV INOUI
03:55PM3h13
Paris Gare de l'Est
07:08PMBasel SBB
1 transfer
SNCF | TGV Lyria
04:22PM3h04
Paris Gare de Lyon
07:26PMBasel SBB
0 transfers
SNCF | TGV Lyria
04:22PM3h22
Paris Gare de Lyon
07:44PMBasel St. Johann
1 transfer
SNCF | TGV INOUI
05:18PM3h27
Paris Gare de Lyon
08:45PMBasel St. Johann
1 transfer
SNCF | TGV INOUI
05:24PM3h14
Paris Gare de l'Est
08:38PMBasel SBB
1 transfer
SNCF | TGV INOUI
05:24PM3h21
Paris Gare de l'Est
08:45PMBasel St. Johann
2 transfers
SNCF | TGV INOUI
05:52PM3h16
Paris Gare de l'Est
09:08PMBasel SBB
1 transfer
SNCF | TGV Lyria
06:22PM4h20
Paris Gare de Lyon
10:42PMBasel St. Johann
1 transfer
SNCF | TGV Lyria
06:22PM3h04
Paris Gare de Lyon
09:26PMBasel SBB
0 transfers
SNCF | TGV INOUI
06:55PM3h43
Paris Gare de l'Est
10:38PMBasel SBB
1 transfer

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Fastest train times from Paris to Basel

Showing times and prices for Jul 25

Fastest Journey

3 h 4 m

Average

3 h 22 m

Trains per day

30

Distance

413 km

Of the 30 trains that leave Paris for Basel every day 6 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

Fastest
SNCF | TGV Lyria
07:22AM3h04
Paris Gare de Lyon
10:26AMBasel SBB
$1131One-way
0 transfers
Fastest
SNCF | TGV Lyria
04:22PM3h04
Paris Gare de Lyon
07:26PMBasel SBB
$1461One-way
0 transfers
Fastest
SNCF | TGV Lyria
02:22PM3h04
Paris Gare de Lyon
05:26PMBasel SBB
$1461One-way
0 transfers
Fastest
SNCF | TGV Lyria
10:22AM3h04
Paris Gare de Lyon
01:26PMBasel SBB
$1211One-way
0 transfers
Fastest
SNCF | TGV Lyria
12:22PM3h04
Paris Gare de Lyon
03:26PMBasel SBB
$1211One-way
0 transfers

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Overview: Train from Paris to Basel

distanceDistance255 miles (412 km)
durationAverage train duration3 h 4 min
priceAverage train ticket price$150 (€129)
frequencyTrain frequency10 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 6 direct trains a day
carriersTrain companiesSNCF | TGV Lyria, TGV INOUI, SNCF | TGV INOUI, SNCF ICE, SNCF | TGV, SNCF TER, Deutsche Bahn or TGV

Trains from Paris to Basel cover the 255 miles (412 km) long trip taking on average 3 h 4 min with our travel partners like SNCF | TGV Lyria, TGV INOUI, SNCF | TGV INOUI, SNCF ICE, SNCF | TGV, SNCF TER, Deutsche Bahn or TGV. Normally, there are 10 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this journey costs around $150 (€129), you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as $55 (€48). Travelers depart most frequently from Paris Gare du Nord and arrive in Basel SBB.

Train providers: SNCF | TGV Lyria, TGV INOUI and SNCF | TGV INOUI from Paris to Basel trains

Find the best trains from Paris to Basel with Omio's travel partners SNCF | TGV Lyria, TGV INOUI and SNCF | TGV INOUI from $55 (€48). We can find you the best deals, schedules and tickets when comparing and booking the best route.

TGV is a high-speed train company based in France with trains to Basel from Paris. It operates a fleet of modern, high-speed trains that can reach speeds of up to 320 km/h. The TGV offers a variety of train types, including the TGV Duplex, TGV Lyria, TGV InOui, and TGV OuiGo. Each train type offers different amenities, such as Wi-Fi, power outlets, and comfortable seating. The TGV also offers a variety of ticket types, including Standard, Flexi, and Prem's. Onboard facilities include a bar, restaurant, and luggage storage. The most popular routes for TGV are Paris to Lyon, Paris to Marseille, and Paris to Lille.

Train tickets from Paris to Basel: when to book to save $

Time Price Savings
1 week earlier 77 €
2 weeks earlier 65 €18%
3 weeks earlier 65 €18%
1 month before 66 €17%
2 months earlier 62 €24%
3 months earlier 54 €43%


Train companies often offer promotional prices and offers—by buying in advance—you can get access the best prices for trains in the U.S., Canada, and the major European railroad operators. Search on Omio to check prices and cheap train tickets from Paris - Basel. Easily find the most attractive rates and choose the your preferred route for your journey. Book and choose your mobile ticket: avoid the queues at the station and the added stress of printing your ticket.

The rule of buying in advance to save money is not only valid when booking a flight but also for train travel. Train tickets are generally on sale 6 months before the departure date. Some train booking tips from us:

  • Buying your train ticket from Paris - Basel 3 weeks in advance means you can save on average up to 18% compared to the price available on the day of departure.
  • If you book a ticket Paris - Basel with 2 months in advance you save up to about 24% compared to the initial price.
  • By booking 3 months in advance, you could save up to 43%.
  • On Omio you can find all offers, train times and prices for train travel in Europe, the U.S., and Canada.

FAQs: Trains from Paris to Basel

FAQs: Travel by train from Paris to Basel easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from Paris to Basel.
FAQs
Cheap train tickets from Paris to Basel can start from as little as $55 (€48) when you book in advance. The average train ticket price for Paris to Basel is $150 (€129); however, prices vary depending on the time of day and class and they tend to be more expensive on the day.
The average journey time by train from Paris to Basel is 3 h 4 min   to travel the 255 mile (412 km) long route, with around there are 10 trains per day. Journey times can vary on weekends and holidays.
The first train from Paris to Basel leaves at 4: 52 AM. Plan your trip with the Journey Planner   from Omio.
The last train from Paris to Basel leaves at 6: 06 PM.
Yes, there are 6 direct trains a day from Paris to Basel with SNCF | TGV Lyria or TGV INOUI. Schedules can vary on holidays or weekends with fewer direct trains.
Yes, you can take a high-speed train from Paris to Basel with SNCF | TGV Lyria, TGV INOUI, SNCF ICE, SNCF | TGV or TGV. Overall you can travel with the following companies: SNCF | TGV Lyria, TGV INOUI, SNCF | TGV INOUI, SNCF ICE, SNCF | TGV, SNCF TER, Deutsche Bahn or TGV.
For the best Paris to Basel train to buy, you can travel safely and comfortably with SNCF | TGV Lyria, TGV INOUI, SNCF | TGV INOUI, SNCF ICE, SNCF | TGV, SNCF TER, Deutsche Bahn or TGV. However, it's always good to check all possible train companies with services from Paris to Basel to compare what amenities they may offer.
No, there are no night trains, the latest train for this route is 6: 06 PM.

When departing from Paris, you have various train station options to start your trip from including Paris Gare du Nord, Paris Gare de Lyon and Paris Gare Montparnasse. When arriving in Basel, you can end your journey in train stations like Basel SBB, Basel Bad Bhf and Basel St. Johann.

Passengers board the train most frequently from Paris Gare du Nord, which is located around 2.8 miles (4.5 km) away from the city centre, and they get off the train at Basel SBB, located 1.3 miles (2.1 km) away from the city centre.

A trip to Basel from Paris is worth doing but not as a day trip with a journey time of 3 h 4 min each way. Check with Omio app   the best way to travel.
The cheapest month for a train from Paris to Basel is November.
You have options as you can travel to Basel from Paris 3 different ways: train, bus or flight.

Important Stations and Airports in Paris and Basel

Paris
Basel
The major railway station for departures from Paris is Paris Gare de Lyon. Read all the information you need to know about services, amenities and connections at Paris Gare de Lyon for your journey from Paris to Basel.
Amenities at station
WifiWifi
LockersLockers
ParkingParking
ATMATM
TaxisTaxis
AccessibilityAccessibility
phone
Phone Number
+33 184943635
ticketOfficeHours
Ticket Office Hours
Mon - Sun: 04: 45 - 01: 30
Public transit options for Paris Gare de Lyon
Metro lines: 1, 14
Bus lines: 24, 57, 61, 63, 72, 77, 91
Train lines: TGV, RER A, RER D, Transilien R
The major train station for arrivals in Basel is Basel SBB. Find all the information you need to know about services, amenities and connections at Basel SBB for your journey to Basel from Paris.
Amenities at station
WifiWifi
ParkingParking
ATMATM
TaxisTaxis
AccessibilityAccessibility

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