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Wed
May 18
$124Trenitalia
$37Flixbus
$74easyJet
Thu
May 19
$177Trenitalia
$37Flixbus
$92easyJet
Fri
May 20
$156Trenitalia
$37Flixbus
$104easyJet
Sat
May 21
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$44Flixbus
$91easyJet
Sun
May 22
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$37Flixbus
$225Lufthansa
Mon
May 23
$110Trenitalia
$49Flixbus
$142easyJet
Tue
May 24
$135Trenitalia
$52Flixbus
$92easyJet
Wed
May 25
$143Trenitalia
$42Flixbus
$92easyJet
Thu
May 26
$90Trenitalia
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$44easyJet
Fri
May 27
$127Trenitalia
$46Flixbus
$143easyJet
Sat
May 28
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$37Flixbus
$174easyJet
Sun
May 29
$190Trenitalia
$49Flixbus
$395Vueling
Mon
May 30
$123Trenitalia
$51Flixbus
$189easyJet
Tue
May 31
$96Trenitalia
$48Flixbus
$86Vueling
Wed
Jun 1
$110Trenitalia
$49Flixbus
$175Lufthansa
Thu
Jun 2
$110Trenitalia
$49Flixbus
$147Lufthansa
Fri
Jun 3
$110Trenitalia
$59Flixbus
$102easyJet
Sat
Jun 4
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$56Flixbus
$128easyJet
Sun
Jun 5
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$72Flixbus
$157Lufthansa
Mon
Jun 6
$190Trenitalia
$49Flixbus
$158easyJet

Travel Information from Rome to Basel

distanceDistance458 miles (739 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, flight or train
priceTicket price range$37 - $146
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $37 (€33) • 13 h
fastestFastest modeFlight • $146 (€131) • 1 h 40 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus, Lufthansa Cityline or Trenitalia

Take a bus, flight or train to travel 458 miles (739 km) from Rome to Basel. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 40 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a bus is the best option with prices starting as low as $37 (€33). The most popular travel companies which serve this trip are Flixbus, Lufthansa Cityline or Trenitalia among others. Travelers can even take a direct from Rome to Basel.

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FAQs

Is international travel between Rome, Italy and Basel, Switzerland allowed?

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

Can I enter Switzerland if coming from Italy?

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

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

Conditions of entry:

  • No COVID-19 testing required
  • No quarantine required

What measures do I need to follow in Basel, Switzerland due to the pandemic?

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

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

The information above was last checked on 5/9/22; 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 between Rome and Basel.

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

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

Is my journey back to Rome from Basel restricted?

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

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

Conditions of reentry into Italy:

  • 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 coronavirus safety measures I need to follow in Rome, Italy?

You should observe these safety measures in Italy 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 Italy was last checked on 5/16/22. We advise you to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip back to Rome from Basel closer to your date of departure here.

How do I reach Basel from Rome?

There are 3 ways to travel between Rome and Basel including taking a bus, flight or train.

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

The cheapest way to travel from Rome to Basel is by taking a bus with an average price of $37 (€33).

This is compared to other travel options to Basel:

A bus is $110 (€98) less than a flight for this trip with tickets for a flight from Rome to Basel costing on average $146 (€131).

A bus is $44 (€40) less than a train for this journey with tickets for a train from Rome to Basel costing on average $81 (€73).

What is the fastest way to travel from Rome to Basel?

The fastest way to get to Basel from Rome is by flight with an average travel time of 1 h 40 min.

Other travel options to Basel can usually take longer:

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

In comparison, taking a train requires on average 7 h 42 min   of travel time.

What is the distance between Rome and Basel?

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

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

The average frequency per day from Rome to Basel is:

  • Around 5 trains per day.

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

What are the departure and arrival points in Rome and in Basel?

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

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

Which travel operators can get me to Basel from Rome?

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

  • Flixbus can take you to Basel by bus. If searching for a good deal on buses, you can find tickets for Flixbus from Rome to Basel for $37 (€33).
  • Travel with Lufthansa Cityline for flights to Basel. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for Lufthansa Cityline Rome to Basel tickets on Omio for $146 (€131).
  • Travel with Trenitalia to go to Basel by train. For a good deal on tickets, you can find Trenitalia Rome to Basel tickets on Omio for $81 (€73).

What is another destination I should add to my tour from Rome to Basel?

Many of our customers traveling from Rome to Basel don't make Basel their final stop. Some of the destinations worth visiting after Basel are Zurich, Paris or Milan, either of which you could add to your trip itinerary. Check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel from Basel to any of these top destinations today!

How far in advance should I buy tickets between Rome and Basel online to get the best deals?

When planning your trip from Rome to Basel, it’s good to keep in mind what tickets to buy and their prices in the next 7 days:

  • Bus tickets cost $37 (€33) one way on average.
  • Plane tickets cost $146 (€131) one way on average.
  • Train tickets are costing $81 (€73) one way on average.

However, we recommend buying tickets from Rome to Basel online a few months in advance to get the best deals and save money on your upcoming journey.