How to travel from Basel to Rome

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from Basel to Rome

You can get from Basel to Rome by train, bus or flight.

Our recommendation
flight

To get from Basel to Rome on Aug 14 we recommend taking a flight because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

02:45PMEuroAirport Basel Mulhouse Freiburg1h35 04:20PMRome Leonardo da Vinci Fiumicino Airport
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02:45PMEuroAirport Basel Mulhouse Freiburg1h35 04:20PMRome Leonardo da Vinci Fiumicino Airport
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10:28AMBasel SBB9h21 07:49PMRome Termini
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11:03AMBasel SBB9h32 08:35PMRome Termini
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10:48AMBasel Bad Bhf9h47 08:35PMRome Termini
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Travel Information from Basel to Rome

distanceDistance458 miles (739 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, flight, ferry or train
priceTicket price range$57 - $170
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $57 (€53) • 12 h 45 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $123 (€114) • 1 h 35 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus, easyJet or Trenitalia

Travel 458 miles (739 km) by bus, flight, ferry or train between Basel and Rome. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 35 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a bus is the best option with prices starting as low as $57 (€53). The most popular travel companies which serve this route are Flixbus, easyJet or Trenitalia among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus, flight or train from Basel to Rome.

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FAQs

International travel from Basel, Switzerland to Rome, Italy is: Fully open.

Can I enter Italy if coming from Switzerland?

Entry into Italy is currently allowed for: Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of Switzerland.

Am I required to self-quarantine upon arrival to Rome if traveling from Basel?

Conditions of entry:

  • There are no current restrictions

What measures do I need to follow in Rome, Italy due to the pandemic?

All travelers in Italy must observe the following coronavirus safety measures:

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

The information above was last checked on 7/28/22; however, this can change before your date of travel so please make sure to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your upcoming trip to Rome from Basel.

The restriction level for your return to Basel, Switzerland from Italy is: Fully open.

Is my journey back to Basel from Rome restricted?

Entry into Switzerland is currently allowed for: Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of Italy.

Do I need to self-quarantine upon arrival in Basel from Rome?

Conditions of reentry into Switzerland:

  • There are no current restrictions

What are the coronavirus safety measures I need to follow in Basel, Switzerland?

You should observe these safety measures in Switzerland as imposed by the government to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

  • Physical distance requirement: metre (s) ( feet)
  • Face mask requirement: Regional advice

This information about your return travel to Switzerland was last checked on 8/3/22. We advise you to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip back to Basel from Rome closer to your date of departure here.

There are 4 ways to travel from Basel to Rome including taking a bus, flight, ferry or train.

The cheapest way to travel from Basel to Rome is by taking a bus with an average price of $57 (€53).

This is compared to other travel options to Rome:

Taking a bus is usually $66 (€61) less than taking a flight to Rome, which costs on average $123 (€114) for the same trip.

A bus is generally $113 (€105) less than a train for the same journey. Taking a train costs on average $170 (€158) from Basel to Rome.

The quickest way to travel to Rome from Basel is by flight, which takes on average 1 h 35 min   compared to other travel options that may take you longer to get to your destination:

In comparison, taking a bus requires on average 12 h 45 min   of travel time.

In comparison, going by train can take 7 h 42 min   on average.

The Basel to Rome distance is around 458 miles (739 km).

The average frequency per day from Basel to Rome is:

  • 2 buses a day.
  • Around 6 trains per day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your journey between Basel and Rome as scheduled services by bus, flight, ferry or train can vary by season or day of the week.

These are the most popular departure and arrival points from Basel to Rome:

  • Buses mostly depart from Basel, Bahnhof and arrive in Rome, Termini.
  • Flights most often depart from Basel at EuroAirport Basel Mulhouse Freiburg and arrive in Rome at Rome Leonardo da Vinci Fiumicino Airport.
  • Trains mostly depart from Basel SBB and arrive in Roma Termini.

Omio works with many trusted partners that can help you travel the best way from Basel to Rome:

  • You can take a bus from Basel to Rome with Flixbus. Cheap tickets can be found for $57 (€53) with Flixbus from Basel to Rome.
  • You can travel by plane between Basel and Rome with easyJet, and you can find easyJet Basel to Rome tickets for $123 (€114) on Omio.
  • You can go to Rome from Basel by train with Trenitalia. You'll see cheap train tickets for $170 (€158) with Trenitalia from Basel to Rome on Omio.

Yes, there are direct services available from Basel to Rome with the following travel companies:

  • You can take a direct bus with Flixbus with 1 direct bus per day.

Direct services tend to save you time and add more convenience in getting you to Rome as you won't need to transfer at another stop in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking your tickets to Rome from Basel.

Omio customers who travel from Basel to Rome often also extend their vacation to go to Milan, Florence or Paris. Omio can help you plan your trip by finding the best connections between Rome and these popular destinations at a great price.

Before traveling from Basel to Rome, it’s good to know what ticket you can book and how much it will cost in the next 7 days:

  • A bus ticket for this route costs on average $57 (€53) one way.
  • A plane ticket for this journey costs on average $123 (€114) one way.
  • A train ticket for this trip is costing $170 (€158) one way on average.

But we recommend booking Basel to Rome tickets online a few months before your planned travel date to score the best deals and save money on your trip.

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