There are 8 ways to get from Basel to Rome by plane, train, bus and ferry, bus or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Fly Basel to Rome  •  4 h 22 min

  1. Fly from Basel (BSL) to Rome (FCO) BSL - FCO

$69 - $331

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Train to Zurich, fly to Rome  •  5 h 16 min

  1. Take the train from Basel SBB to Zürich HB
  2. Fly from Zurich (ZRH) to Rome (FCO) ZRH - FCO

$92 - $385

Train to Milan Linate, fly to Rome  •  7 h 35 min

  1. Take the train from Basel SBB to Milano Centrale
  2. Fly from Milan Linate (LIN) to Rome (FCO) LIN - FCO

$141 - $360

Fly Basel to Naples, train  •  6 h 14 min

  1. Fly from Basel (BSL) to Naples (NAP) BSL - NAP
  2. Take the train from Napoli Centrale to Roma Termini

$87 - $326

Train  •  7 h 25 min

  1. Take the train from Basel SBB to Milano Centrale Eurocity / ...
  2. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Roma Termini Fr / ...

$129 - $242

Bus and ferry  •  12 h 10 min

  1. Take the bus and ferry from Basel to Rome

$70 - $110

Train, bus  •  14 h 42 min

  1. Take the train from Basel SBB to Zürich HB 3 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Zurich to Rome N524 / ...

$85 - $145

Drive  •  9 h 2 min

  1. Drive from Basel to Rome 576.4 miles

$130 - $200

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Basel to Rome is to bus and ferry which costs SFr 70 - SFr 110 and takes 12 h 10 min.

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The quickest way to get from Basel to Rome is to fly which costs SFr 65 - SFr 330 and takes 4 h 22 min.

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The distance between Basel and Rome is 739 km. The road distance is 922.3 km.

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It takes approximately 4 h 22 min to get from Basel to Rome, including transfers.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Basel and arriving at Rome. Services depart twice a week, and operate Tuesday and Saturday. The journey takes approximately 12 h 10 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Basel to Rome. However, there are services departing from Basel SBB and arriving at Roma Termini via Milano Centrale. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h 25 min.

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There are 11553+ hotels available in Rome. Prices start at $55 USD per night.

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Basel to Rome bus services, operated by Eurolines CH, depart from Basel station.

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Map of how to get from Basel to Rome.
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  • Distance: 462.1 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 22 min

What companies run services between Basel, Switzerland and Rome, Italy?

easyJet flies from Basel to Rome once daily. Alternatively, you can take a train from Basel to Rome via Milano Centrale in around 7 h 25 min.

Airlines
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Zurich to Rome
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $650
Flights from Milan Linate to Rome
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $250
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Basel to Rome
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $490
Flights from Basel to Naples
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $480
Flights from Basel to Naples via Split
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$60 - $480
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Zurich to Rome via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $950
Flights from Zurich to Rome via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $950
Flights from Basel to Naples via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $1,200
Flights from Basel to Naples via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $800
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Zurich to Rome
Ave. Duration
1 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $550
Flights from Basel to Naples via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $800
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Zurich to Rome
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $550
Meridiana
Website
meridiana.it
Flights from Milan Linate to Rome via Olbia
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $650
Train operators
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Basel SBB to Zürich HB
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $60
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Basel SBB to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
4 h 6 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$85 - $150
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Trenitalia Frecce
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Napoli Centrale to Roma Termini
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$28 - $40
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Milano Centrale to Roma Termini
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$65 - $95
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
ItaloTreno
Phone
+39 060708
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Milano Centrale Station to Roma Termini Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 58 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Website
italotreno.it
Bus operators
Eurolines CH
Phone
0041 (0) 844 257 224
Website
eurolines.ch
Bus and ferry from Basel to Rome
Ave. Duration
12 h 10 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$70 - $110
Book at
eurolines.ch
FlixBus
Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Zurich to Rome
Ave. Duration
12 h 25 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$50 - $85
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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