There are 7 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.

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

easyJet and Lufthansa fly from Basel to Rome 5 times a day. Alternatively, you can take a train from Basel to Rome via Milano Centrale in around 7 h 36 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Basel to Rome via Frankfurt
Avg. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $1,000
Flights from Basel to Rome via Munich
Avg. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $1,000
Flights from Zurich to Rome via Frankfurt
Avg. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $950
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Zurich to Rome
Avg. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $550
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Zurich to Rome
Avg. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $650
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Basel to Rome
Avg. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $490
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Zurich to Rome
Avg. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $550
Train operators
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Basel SBB to Zürich HB
Avg. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$35 - $65
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Basel SBB to Milano Centrale
Avg. Duration
4 h 6 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$95 - $160
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Basel SBB to Winterthur
Avg. Duration
1 h 48 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$45 - $80
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Bus operators
Eurolines CH
Phone
0041 (0) 844 257 224
Website
eurolines.ch
Bus and ferry from Basel to Rome
Avg. Duration
12 h 10 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$75 - $120
Book at
eurolines.ch
FlixBus
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Basel, Basel central station to Rome
Avg. Duration
13 h 35 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$55 - $100
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Calanda Viaggi
Website
calandaviaggi.com
Bus from Winterthur to Rom Anagnina
Avg. Duration
13 h 50 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$65 - $85
Schedules at
calandaviaggi.com

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Basel to Rome?

The distance between Basel and Rome is 739 km. The road distance is 922 km.

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

The cheapest way to get from Basel to Rome is to bus which costs SFr 90 and takes 13 h 35 min.

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

The quickest way to get from Basel to Rome is to fly which takes 4 h 27 min and costs SFr 120.

Is there a direct train between Basel and Rome?

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 36 min.

Is there a direct bus between Basel and Rome?

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.

How long does it take to get from Basel to Rome?

It takes approximately 4 h 27 min to get from Basel to Rome, including transfers.