Cheap train tickets from Siena to Basel

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The best way to find a cheap fare is to book your ticket as far in advance as you can and to avoid traveling at rush hour.

The average ticket from Siena to Basel will cost around $ 187 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only $ 187.

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Fastest train times from Siena to Basel

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8 h 56 m


8 h 56 m

Trains per day



555 km

Of the 1 trains that leave Siena for Basel every day 1 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

These direct trains cover the 555 km distance in an average of 8 h 56 m but if you time it right, some trains will get you there in just 8 h 56 m .

The slowest trains will take 8 h 56 m and usually involve a change or two along the way, but you might be able to save a few pennies if you’re on a budget.

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Overview: Train from Siena to Basel

distanceDistance343 miles (554 km)
durationAverage train duration8 h 56 min
priceAverage train ticket price$184 (€165)
changesDirect trainYes
carriersTrain companiesTrenitalia or Frecciarossa

Trains from Siena to Basel cover the 343 miles (554 km) long trip taking on average 8 h 56 min with our travel partners like Trenitalia or Frecciarossa. There are direct train services available. While the average ticket price for this trip costs around $184 (€165), you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as $161 (€144). Travelers depart most frequently from Siena and arrive in Basel SBB.

Train providers: Frecciarossa and Trenitalia from Siena to Basel trains

Buy your official Frecciarossa and Trenitalia train tickets from Siena to Basel from $161 (€144) with Omio. Find train times and tickets for over 1000 travel companies to compare and book the most convenient journey.


Enjoy the train ride to Basel from Siena with Trenitalia, Italy’s main provider of train services throughout the country with an impressive fleet of trains offering different levels of comfort, amenities and speed. The company's flagship trains are the high-speed Frecciarossa, Frecciargento and Frecciabianca that can travel at speeds up to 186 mph (300 kmh). Trenitalia also operates intercity, regional and night trains. Bathrooms and WiFi access are standard on long-distance train routes. In many cases, Trenitalia trains also provide barrier-free access.

Trenitalia tickets to Basel from Siena are available on Omio, and you can find the best deals for them in just a few steps. 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 between Siena and Basel, you can expect to travel 343 miles (554 km). Check Trenitalia’s train times and tickets for the Siena to Basel trip and buy your cheap ticket on Omio today!

    Trenitalia has the following ticket policies due to COVID-19, which you should be aware of when booking and traveling by train to Basel from Siena:

    • 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 Siena to Basel

    Travel by train 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 Siena to Basel.

    Is travel by train currently allowed from Siena, Italy to Basel, Switzerland?

    Travel between Siena, Italy and Basel, Switzerland by train is: Fully open.

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

    International entry status: Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of Italy

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

    Conditions of entry:

    • No COVID-19 testing required
    • No quarantine 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: Regional advice

    The information above was last checked on 5/9/22. This can change before your date of travel so please review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your train between Siena and Basel before traveling.

    What restrictions are there on reentering Italy from Basel, Switzerland?

    The restriction level for your return train to Siena, Italy from Basel is: Partially open.

    Is my return train into Siena 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 Italy from Basel?

    Conditions of reentry:

    • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival or 5 day mandatory self-quarantine
    • Negative COVID-19 result is required for quarantine release
    • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test and can bypass compulsory quarantine on arrival
    • 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)

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

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

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

    Last checked on 5/16/22. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train to Siena from Basel closer to your date of departure here here.

    How much do cheap train tickets to Basel from Siena cost?

    Omio customers have found the cheapest trains from Siena to Basel to cost as little as $161 (€144)  in the next 7 days.

    How much is a train ticket to Basel from Siena?

    If you’re looking to book your train tickets in the next week, you can expect the Siena to Basel train price to come in at an average of $184 (€165)  one way.

    What is the distance to Basel from Siena by train?

    The distance from Siena to Basel by train is approximately 343 miles (554 km).

    How long is the train to Basel from Siena?

    The Siena to Basel train duration is on average 8 h 56 min, which is to be expected when traveling 343 miles (554 km) to Basel from Siena. However, the time it takes can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and holidays.

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

    When taking a train from Siena, you have a couple of train stations you can depart from including Siena, Siena, Viale Pietro Toselli (Stazione di rifornimento " IP" ) and Siena, Viale Federigo Tozzi (Piazza Antonio Gramsci). When you arrive in Basel, your train can arrive in train stations including Basel SBB, Basel Bad Bhf and Basel, Birmannsgasse.

    Omio customers traveling this route book their trains from Siena   to Basel SBB.

    Where do I find the Siena train station to Basel? Where is the Basel train station?

    The most popular departure train station with passengers for this route, called Siena, is located 0.9 miles (1.5 km) from the city center of Siena.

    The most popular arrival train station, Basel SBB, is located 1.6 miles (2.5 km) away from the city center of Basel.

    Which train providers can take me from Siena to Basel?

    Take the Siena to Basel train with Trenitalia or Frecciarossa. However, it's always good to check out all possible train companies for the journey from Siena to Basel as there might be differences in the amenities they offer.

    When is the earliest train from Siena to Basel? When is the last train from Siena to Basel?

    The earliest train for this journey departs from Siena at 4: 36 AM. The last train leaves from Siena at 11: 18 AM. Check Omio for the latest train schedule from Siena to Basel and book the best time to depart on your chosen travel date.

    How early should I buy train tickets from Siena to Basel to score the best deals?

    In general, we recommend booking tickets for trains in advance to score the best deals from all possible train companies offering this journey and save money. If you buy train tickets between Siena and Basel within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average $184 (€165) one way. To find the best prices for this route, consider booking your train ticket from Siena to Basel a few months in advance.

    Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

    Siena is the most popular Siena 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 Siena for your trip to Basel.

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