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Rome to Basel by train

The journey from Rome to Basel by train is 459.9 mi and takes 8 hr 43 min. There are 17 connections per day, with the first departure at 10:28 AM and the last at 2:50 PM. It is possible to travel from Rome to Basel by train for as little as $104.59 or as much as $161.03. The best price for this journey is $104.59.

Lowest Price$104.59
Journey Duration8 hr 43 min
Connection per Day17
Lowest Price$104.59
Highest Price$161.03
First Departure10:28 AM
Last Departure2:50 PM
Distance459.9 mi
DepartureRome
ArrivalBasel
CarriersRegionale Veloce, EuroCity

Rome to Basel Train Times

Departure date
Wednesday, May 22, 2024

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How much will I pay for train tickets from Rome to Basel?

The cheapest train tickets from Rome to Basel cost $104.59. On average, you can expect to spend around $121.91 for your train ticket. Virail will help you find a journey that fits your budget. You can expect prices to vary between different travel providers and methods of transport; often, faster journeys will cost more than slower routes. If your travel dates are flexible, you might be able to find cheaper train tickets, as prices may fluctuate a little from day to day. You may also find lower prices by booking at certain times of day, avoiding rush hour traffic. Another tip for travelers on a tight budget is to look for connecting journeys. Sometimes it can be cheaper to make a change or two along the way, rather than traveling on a direct route from Rome to Basel.
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The prices for train tickets from Rome to Basel vary depending on a range of factors including how far in advance you're booking, your travel dates, and the type of transport you want to use. On certain routes, there may be different classes available, which will also affect the price. The average train ticket price is approximately $121.91. For the lowest prices, it is usually best to book as far in advance as possible and look out for low-cost options, such as non-refundable tickets or traveling outside of peak hours. Be aware that some providers do not offer refunds or changes on their lower priced tickets, so it is advised to check before completing your transaction.

How long is the journey from Rome to Basel by train?

Traveling from Rome to Basel by train will usually take 8 hr 43 min. This journey covers a distance of 459.9 mi . When planning your trip, bear in mind that 8 hr 43 min is an average, and route times may vary from day to day. Weather conditions, issues with transport, unexpected diversions, and local events could all cause delays to your journey. Please keep the possibility of these exceptional events in mind when making travel plans. In order to get from Rome to Basel faster, consider looking for an express service that makes fewer stops along the way. Conversely, a connecting route may, in some circumstances, be faster than a direct journey. The fastest routes between Rome and Basel will complete the journey in 7 hr 47 min. On average, it will take you about 8 hr 43 min to travel the 459.9 mi between Rome and Basel.

What time are the departures from Rome to Basel?

If you prefer to travel early, you will usually find the first departure from Rome to Basel leaving at 10:28 AM. Although things may change depending on the day, in general the last daily departure leaves at 2:50 PM.If you have some flexibility over the day on which you travel, you might find more options available to you. For example, some providers may only run early morning routes on weekdays, when people are traveling to work. You will often find fewer options available on weekends or public holidays. In general, the first departure of the night will leave Rome at 10:28 AM, and the last departure will leave at 2:50 PM. However, it is important to remember that this is general information, and these journey times are not necessarily available every day. Timetables for each provider on the route from Rome to Basel can change from day to day or month to month. In particular, many providers offer different schedules on weekdays and weekends. Public holidays, local events, and seasonal timetables can also cause schedules to change.

Which stations can I use to travel from Rome to Basel?

In Rome, departure stations include ROMA - TIBURTINA,Rome Nomentana,Rome Trastevere,Rome Balduina,Rome - Ostiense,Roma-San Pietro,Rome Ciampino Airport (CIA),Rome Fiumicino Airport (FCO),Rome Termini,Rome Monte Mario,Roma - Tuscolana. When you arrive in Basel, you may be able to disembark at stations such as Basel Bad Bhf,Basel Sbb,Basel St. Johann,Basel Euroairport FR. Remember though that the exact stations served on each route can vary. Different providers may depart from and arrive at different stations. Furthermore, if you travel on an express service, the number of stations may be limited, and the exact stations served on a particular route may vary at different times of day or day of the week. Check in advance to ensure that you are departing from and arriving at a station that is convenient for your journey.

How many journeys from Rome to Basel are there every day?

The route from Rome to Basel is served by providers including . From this list of transport providers, there are up to departures each day. However, this exact number will vary. On average, journeys depart from Rome 17 times per day. This number includes all the transport providers that serve the route. When traveling from Rome to Basel, you may choose to use an indirect route, involving connections. If you prefer not to do this, you will find an average of 0 direct journeys each day. However, indirect routes open up more possibilities for flexible travelers. On average, there are 17 journeys with one change or more each day. These numbers are all averages. They can slightly vary depending on the day of the week, the season of the year, local festivals, and other factors. Unfortunately, no connection was found for your trip from Rome to Basel. Selecting a new departure or arrival city, without dramatically changing your itinerary could help you find connections.

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Cheap train tickets from Rome to Basel
Looking for the best deal on a train ticket for your trip? Here are 4 ways to get cheap train tickets from Rome to Basel.

Book in advance and save

If you're looking for the best deal for your trip from Rome to Basel, booking train tickets in advance is a great way to save money, but keep in mind that advance tickets are usually not available until 3 months before your travel date.

Stay flexible with your travel time and explore off-peak journeys

Planning your trips around off-peak travel times not only means that you'll be able to avoid the crowds, but can also end up saving you money. Being flexible with your schedule and considering alternative routes or times will significantly impact the amount of money you spend on getting from Rome to Basel.

Always check special offers

Checking on the latest deals can help save a lot of money, making it worth taking the time to browse and compare prices. So make sure you get the best deal on your ticket and take advantage of special fares for children, youth and seniors as well as discounts for groups.

Unlock the potential of slower trains or connecting trains

If you're planning a trip with some flexible time, why not opt for the scenic route? Taking slower trains or connecting trains that make more stops may save you money on your ticket – definitely worth considering if it fits in your schedule.

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Find the best day to travel to Basel by train

When travelling to Basel by train, if you want to avoid crowds you can check how frequently our customers are travelling in the next 30-days using the graph below. On average, the peak hours to travel are between 6:30am and 9am in the morning, or between 4pm and 7pm in the evening. Please keep this in mind when travelling to your point of departure as you may need some extra time to arrive, particularly in big cities!

Carriers on this route

Find out more about the carriers on this route.

Eurocity (EC) trains are specifically designed for short and long-distance travel, connecting major cities in various European countries as part of the extensive international train services. Eurocity (EC) trains are operated by a range of national railway companies across Europe, including Deutsche Bahn (Germany), SNCF (France), Trenitalia (Italy), SBB (Switzerland), and ÖBB (Austria). The Eurocity (EC) service offers regular schedules and convenient connections between prominent cities like Paris, Berlin, Milan, and Vienna.

Ticket types and facilities from Rome to Basel

Compare the different ticket types and the facilities provided by EuroCity when traveling from Rome to Basel.

Second Class

With Deutsche Bahn's Eurocity trains, a second-class ticket guarantees you a more affordable journey. Throughout your trip, you can access basic facilities like electrical outlets, air conditioning, and a bar carriage.
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First Class

If you wish to elevate your travel experience in a quieter place with additional services such as adjustable seats, more legroom, catering service, and seat selection, you can opt for the first-class tickets on Deutsche Bahn's Eurocity trains.
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Facility Description

Find out more about the different facilities available onboard with each carrier on this route.

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DB's EC trains feature recently updated coaches equipped with power sockets.
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Deutsche Bahn is progressively adding free WiFi to their EC trains.
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On DB Eurocity trains, you can bring any amount of luggage without restrictions. Store small bags either in the overhead racks or beneath your seats. For bigger luggage items, use the racks found in the compartments or close to the exterior doors.
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The Mobility Service assists with boarding, disembarking, and train transitions. Additionally, the staff is ready to address any inquiries or provide support to ensure a smooth journey.
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On EC trains, dine in the onboard restaurant or grab a quick bite from the bistro. First Class passengers receive complimentary meals at their seat. DB provides diverse, locally-sourced food options, including vegetarian and vegan choices.
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DB's EC trains now boast modernized carriages with air conditioning.
Services on board EuroCity and Frecciarossa from Rome to Basel
Compare services on board when travelling from Rome to Basel by train.
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Rome to Basel CO2 Emissions by Train

Ecology
Train
51.81kg
Bus
55.51kg
Flight
148.03kg
Car
118.42kg
What are the CO2 emissions from Rome to Basel by train? The CO2 emissions from taking the train between Rome and Basel are 51.81kg.
How much CO2 do I save by taking the train between Rome and Basel? By taking the train between Rome and Basel you will save 96.22kg CO2 emissions compared to a flight, 3.7kg compared to a bus and 66.61kg compared to a car.

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Frequently Asked Questions

How much is a train ticket from Rome to Basel?
A train ticket from Rome to Basel is $121.91. However the price varies depending on how early you buy, and if it's peak time to travel. Occasionally you can find them for as cheap as $104.59.
What's the cheapest train ticket from Rome to Basel?
The cheapest ticket you can get from Rome to Basel is $104.59. We recommend booking as early as possible and off-peak hours to get the cheapest ticket possible. Off-peak times are usually from 09:30 to 16:00, and after 19:00.
What's the distance between Rome and Basel by train?
Rome to Basel is 459.9 mi.
How long does the train between Rome and Basel take?
Rome to Basel is on average 8 hr 43 min. However the fastest option will get you there in 7 hr 47 min.
Which companies operate from Rome to Basel?
The train journey from Rome to Basel is covered by 2 operator(s). On Virail you can find these carriers that provide services on this route: Regionale Veloce, EuroCity and Frecciarossa.
How many train connections per day go from Rome to Basel?
Rome to Basel has 17 connection(s) per day on average.
What time does the first train from Rome to Basel leave?
The earliest train from Rome to Basel departs at 10:28 AM. However be sure to check with us the schedule on the day you want to leave as the time may differ.
What time does the last train from Rome to Basel depart?
The latest train from Rome to Basel departs at 2:50 PM. However be sure to check with us the schedule on the day you want to leave as the time may differ.
Should I book my ticket from Rome to Basel in advance?
If you can, we recommend booking your ticket as early as possible to ensure you get better savings. The cheapest train ticket we have found is $104.59 but this may be subject to change depending on the day of travel, hour you wish to depart and how far in advance you book.
What's the fastest journey time between Rome to Basel by train?
The fastest journey time by train between Rome and Basel is 7 hr 47 min.
Is there a direct train from Rome to Basel?
Yes, there is a direct train between Rome and Basel.
What are the CO2 emissions for Rome to Basel by train?
The train journey from Rome to Basel creates 51.81kg of CO2 emissions.

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