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from Basel to Rome

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Oct 23
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Oct 24
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Oct 25
$186Frecciarossa
$49Flixbus
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Oct 26
$119Trenitalia
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Oct 27
$119Trenitalia
$56Flixbus
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Oct 28
$167Frecciarossa
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Oct 29
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Oct 30
$183Frecciarossa
$62Flixbus
$197Lufthansa Cityline
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Oct 31
$167Frecciarossa
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Nov 1
$233Frecciarossa
$103Flixbus
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Nov 2
$103Trenitalia
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Nov 3
$103Trenitalia
$51Flixbus
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Nov 4
$116Trenitalia
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Nov 5
$116Trenitalia
$49Flixbus
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Nov 6
$153Frecciarossa
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Nov 7
$107Trenitalia
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Nov 9
$103Trenitalia
$44Flixbus
$138Lufthansa Cityline
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Nov 10
$103Trenitalia
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$189Lufthansa Cityline
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Nov 11
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Nov 12
$103Trenitalia
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Travel Information between Basel and Rome

distanceDistance458 miles (739 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, flight or train
priceTicket price range$73 - $205
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $73 (€60) • 13 h 55 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $205 (€167) • 1 h 35 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus, Austrian Airlines or Trenitalia

Travel 458 miles (739 km) by bus, flight or train to Rome from Basel. 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 $73 (€60). The most popular travel companies which serve this trip are Flixbus, Austrian Airlines or Trenitalia among others. Travelers can even take a direct from Basel to Rome.

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FAQs
Does Italy have any COVID-19 travel restrictions for people traveling to Rome from Basel?

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

Can travelers from Switzerland enter Italy?

International entry is allowed at this time for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Switzerland.

Are there rules for self-quarantine when arriving to Rome from Basel?

Conditions of entry into Italy:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 2 days before arrival or 5 day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Travellers issued with the EU Digital COVID Certificate are exempt from quarantine and COVID-19 testing
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required

Are there COVID-19 safety rules for social distancing and wearing face masks in Rome, Italy?

To reduce the spread of COVID-19, the government of Italy has imposed the following measures:

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

This information was last checked on 10/22/21. As this information can change due to the nature of the pandemic, make sure to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your journey to Rome from Basel.

Am I required to self-quarantine when I return to Basel, Switzerland from Rome, Italy?

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

Is my journey back to Basel from Rome restricted?

Entry into Switzerland is currently allowed for: Entry is partially 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:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival or 14 day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Negative COVID-19 test is required to end quarantine early. This test occurs on day 4 in quarantine
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Health declaration required
  • Digital entry registration is required prior to arrival

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

This information about your return travel to Switzerland was last checked on 10/15/21. 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.

What are the ways to get from Basel to Rome?

There are 3 ways to get from Basel to Rome: bus, flight or train.

What is the cheapest way to go from Basel to Rome?

The cheapest way to go to Rome from Basel is by taking a bus, which costs on average $73 (€60).

This is compared to other ways of getting to Rome:

Taking a bus is about $131 (€107) less than taking a flight, which costs on average $205 (€167) for this route.

Taking a bus is about $118 (€96) less than taking a train, which costs on average $191 (€156) for this trip.

What is the fastest way from Basel to Rome?

The fastest way to get to Rome from Basel is by flight with an average travel time of 1 h 35 min.

Other travel options to Rome can usually take longer:

In comparison, going by bus can take 13 h 55 min   on average.

In comparison, traveling by train can take you on average 8 h 7 min.

How far is Rome from Basel?

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

How many scheduled departures are there a day from Basel to Rome?

The average frequency per day from Basel to Rome is:

  • 3 trains per day.

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

When traveling to Rome from Basel, what are the departure and arrival points in Basel and Rome?

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

  • Buses from Basel to Rome most often leave from Basel and arrive in Rome, Tiburtina Station.
  • Flights mostly leave from EuroAirport Basel Mulhouse Freiburg and tend to arrive in Rome Leonardo da Vinci Fiumicino Airport.
  • Trains from Basel to Rome most often leave from Basel SBB and arrive in Roma Termini.
Which travel companies can take me from Basel to Rome?

If finding a good deal is your main consideration for your trip from Basel to Rome, then we'll help you find the best value travel companies for you:

  • Travel with Flixbus to go to Rome by bus. For a good deal on tickets, you can find Flixbus Basel to Rome tickets on Omio for $73 (€60).
  • Travel with Austrian Airlines to go to Rome by plane. For a good deal on tickets, you can find Austrian Airlines Basel to Rome tickets on Omio for $205 (€167).
  • Trenitalia can get you to Rome by train. You can find a good deal for train tickets with Trenitalia from Basel to Rome for $191 (€156) on Omio.
Where should I go next after I travel from Basel to Rome?
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.
When should I purchase a ticket from Basel to Rome online to score the best deals?

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

  • A bus ticket for this journey is costing $73 (€60) one way on average.
  • A plane ticket is costing on average $205 (€167) one way for this route.
  • A train ticket costs $191 (€156) one way on average for this journey.

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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