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Overview: Train from Rome to Basel

distanceDistance458 miles (739 km)
durationAverage train duration8 h 19 min
priceAverage train ticket price$121 (€102)
frequencyTrain frequency7 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 7 direct trains a day
carriersTrain companiesFrecciarossa or Trenitalia

Trains from Rome to Basel cover the 458 miles (739 km) long journey taking on average 8 h 19 min with our travel partners like Frecciarossa or Trenitalia. Normally, there are 7 trains operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this route for as low as $86 (€73), but the average price of train tickets is $121 (€102). Travelers depart most frequently from Roma Termini and arrive in Basel SBB.

Train providers: Frecciarossa and Trenitalia from Rome to Basel trains

Travel from Rome to Basel from $86 (€73) with Omio’s train partners Frecciarossa and Trenitalia! You can find the best schedules and tickets when comparing and booking the most popular trip for you.

Trenitalia
Frecciarossa

Trenitalia train tickets between Rome and Basel are available on Omio for as little as $86 (€73). Trenitalia is Italy’s national train company with a huge fleet of trains offering different levels of comfort, amenities and speed at which they travel. The company's flagship trains are the high-speed Frecciarossa, Frecciargento and Frecciabianca. Trenitalia also operates trains such as the Eurocity (EC), Euronotte (EN), InterCity (IC), InterCitynotte (ICN), as well as the Regionale Veloce (RV), Regionale (R), Suburbano (S) and Metropolitano (M). Bathrooms and WiFi access are standard on long-distance train routes. In most cases, the trains also provide barrier-free access.

Trenitalia offers three different ticket types to fit anyone’s budget, such as the Base, Economy, Super Economy and Ordinaria tickets. Trenitalia also has discount and loyalty cards for qualified travelers, which you can use on Omio. When traveling on a Trenitalia train from Rome to Basel, you can expect to travel 458 miles (739 km). Check Trenitalia’s train schedules and tickets for the Rome to Basel journey and book your cheap ticket on Omio today!

  • Average Price: $86

Read on for COVID-19 recommendations and policies for your Trenitalia train ticket between Rome and Basel:

  • 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

Travel Tips: Trains from Rome to Basel

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FAQs

Am I allowed to travel by train from Rome, Italy to Basel, Switzerland?

Travel by train between Rome, Italy and Basel, Switzerland is: Partially open.

Is international entry into Basel from Rome restricted?

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

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

Entry 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 required: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face mask required: Mandatory

The above information was last checked on 1/20/22. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train from Rome to Basel closer to your date of departure here

Do I need to quarantine when I return to Italy from Basel, Switzerland?

Return travel from Switzerland to Italy is: Partially open.

Are there any international entry restrictions on returning to Rome from Basel?

Entry into Italy is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Switzerland

Do I need to quarantine on arrival in Italy from Basel?

Requirements for reentering:

  • Travellers must present a negative COVID-19 test as either a RT-PCR performed within 48 hours prior to arrival, or an Antigen test performed within 24 hours prior to arrival
  • 5-day mandatory self-quarantine and COVID-19 test at the end of the isolation period
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from compulsory quarantine
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from compulsory quarantine (certificate needed)
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required

What are the safety rules to follow in Rome, Italy?

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

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

Last checked on 1/26/22. Please check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   closer to the travel date of your train to Rome from Basel.

How much are cheap trains between Rome and Basel?

Omio customers have found the cheapest trains from Rome to Basel to cost as little as $86 (€73)  in the next 7 days.

How much does it cost to take a train between Rome and Basel?

In the next 7 days you can expect to pay on average $121 (€102)  for a train ticket from Rome to Basel.

How far is it from Rome to Basel by train?

You should expect to travel around 458 miles (739 km)  between Rome and Basel by train.

What is the Rome to Basel train travel time?

The Rome to Basel train duration is on average 8 h 19 min, which is to be expected when traveling 458 miles (739 km) from Rome to Basel. However, the time it takes can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and holidays.

What is the departure train station in Rome and arrival train station in Basel?

When taking the train between Rome and Basel, you can choose to depart from train stations like Roma Termini, Roma Tiburtina and Roma Ostiense. Your trip can end in train stations such as Basel SBB, Basel Bad Bhf and Basel, Birmannsgasse.

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

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

Passengers booking this trip most frequently board their trains from Roma Termini and need to travel around 1 mile (1.6 km) from the city center to get to this train station.

Passengers arriving in Basel most often arrive at Basel SBB and need to travel around 1.1 miles (1.7 km) from this train station to the city center.

Which train companies can take me between Rome and Basel?

If you're looking for trains from Rome to Basel, you can rely on Frecciarossa or Trenitalia to get you to Basel. It's also good to check out all possible train companies for the Rome to Basel route to see if there might be differences in the amenities they offer.

How many train services are there to Basel from Rome a day?

On average, there are 7 trains a day from Rome to Basel. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.

What time is the earliest train from Rome to Basel? What time is the last train from Rome to Basel?

The first Rome to Basel train departs at 5: 09 AM   and the last train from Rome to Basel leaves at 10: 55 PM. Check out the most up-to-date train schedule from Rome to Basel on Omio and find the best time to travel to your destination.

How far in advance should I book train tickets from Rome to Basel for the best deals?

If you purchase the Rome to Basel train within the next 7 days, you can find one way tickets to cost on average $121 (€102). However, booking your train ticket in advance gives you access to the best prices for trains between Rome and Basel. Look out for train tickets for this route to go on sale a few months before your planned departure date to find the best deals.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Rome
Basel
Roma Termini is the most popular Rome 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 Rome for your trip to Basel.
Amenities at station
WifiWifi
LockersLockers
ParkingParking
ATMATM
TaxisTaxis
AccessibilityAccessibility
phone
Phone Number
+39 064745421
ticketOfficeHours
Ticket Office Hours
Mon - Sun: 06: 30 - 22: 00
Public transit options for Roma Termini
Metro lines: A (red), B (blue)
Bus lines: 5, H, 38, 40 Express, 50 Express, 64, 66, 70, 75, 82, 90 Express, 92, 105, 150F, 223, 310, 590, 714, 910, C2, C3
Tram lines: 5, 14
Train lines: Italo, FR, FA, FB, IC, ICN, EN, CNL, R, Leonardo Express
Amenities at station
WifiWifi
LockersLockers
ParkingParking
ATMATM
TaxisTaxis
AccessibilityAccessibility
phone
Phone Number
+39 892021
ticketOfficeHours
Ticket Office Hours
Mon - Sun: 06: 35 - 20: 20
Public transit options for Roma Tiburtina
Metro lines: LB
Bus lines: 62, 71, 111, 111F, 120F, 135, 163, 168, 211, 309, 409, n409, n041, C2, C3, Airport Shuttle
Train lines: FR, FA, IC, REG, FL1, FL2, FL3