|Distance||255 miles (412 km)|
|Average train duration||3 h 2 min|
|Average train ticket price||$136 (€109)|
|Train frequency||3 a day|
|Direct train||Yes, there are 3 direct trains a day|
|Train companies||SNCF | TGV Lyria, SNCF | TGV Lyria, SNCF | TGV INOUI, SNCF | TGV, SNCF | TGV or SNCF | ICE|
Trains from Paris to Basel cover the 255 miles (412 km) long trip taking on average 3 h 2 min with our travel partners like SNCF | TGV Lyria, SNCF | TGV Lyria, SNCF | TGV INOUI, SNCF | TGV, SNCF | TGV or SNCF | ICE. Normally, there are 3 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this journey costs around $136 (€109), you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as $70 (€56). Travelers depart most frequently from Paris Gare de Lyon and arrive in Basel Bahnhof SBB.
Travelers heading to Switzerland on business or a scenic city break from Paris can take frequent direct trains from Gare De Lyon to Basel. There are daily direct trains on the trip south-east from Paris, taking around three hours to reach Basel. Departure times include morning, afternoon and early evening services. There are also indirect connections available with one change of train en route
French state rail company SNCF provides all daily direct trains from Paris Ge De Lyon to Basel on its high-speed TGV Lyria services. Indirect connections use Deutsche Bahn or SNCF TGV InOui departures from Paris Gare De L'Est, changing at Karlsruhe or Strasbourg.
SNCF's direct TGV Lyria services from Paris offer the fastest connections on this route, taking three hours and three minutes to complete the 290-mile journey to Basel. The fastest indirect connection is the SNCF TGV InOui express from Gare De L'Est via Strasbourg, taking three hours and 17 minutes .
SNCF's TGV Lyria timetable offers six daily departures from Paris to Basel from Monday-Saturday and five trains on Sundays. Departure times include two morning trains, three afternoon connections and one evening service, except Sundays when there is no early morning service. There are also numerous indirect connections to Basel daily, using a wide range of routes and rail companies.
Departure train station: Trains depart from either Paris Gare De Lyon or Gare De L'Est. Gare De Lyon is close to the Seine on the eastern side of central Paris, with connections on Metro lines 1 and 14 and RER lines A and D. Gare De L'Est is also on the east side of the city center, served by Metro lines 4, 5 and 7 and RER line B. Both stations offer gift stores, supermarkets, cafes, luggage lockers, and taxi stands.
Arrival train station: Trains arrive at Basel SBB. Located close to the city center, the international SBB station has connections around the city on train lines S1 and S3. Facilities include a shopping mall, pharmacy, luggage lockers, and car rental desks.
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Travel by train between Paris, France and Basel, Switzerland is: Partially open.
International entry is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of France
The government of Switzerland has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:
The above information was last checked on 9/23/21. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train between Paris and Basel closer to your date of departure here
The restriction level for your return train to Paris, France from Basel is: Partially open.
International entry is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Switzerland
Conditions of reentry:
The government of France has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:
Last checked on 9/23/21. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train to Paris from Basel closer to your date of departure here here.
When taking the train to Basel from Paris, you can choose to depart from train stations like Paris Gare de Lyon, Paris Gare du Nord and Paris Gare de l'Est. Your route can end in train stations such as Basel Bahnhof SBB, Basel SBB and Basel Bad Bhf.
Omio customers who travel this route most frequently depart from Paris Gare de Lyon and arrive in Basel Bahnhof SBB.
Passengers board the train most frequently from Paris Gare de Lyon, which is located around 1 mile (s) / 2 km away from the city center, and they get off the train at Basel Bahnhof SBB, located 1 mile (s) / 1 km away from the city center.
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