Basel to La Spezia by train Find train times and tickets

  • First train
    05:47
  • Last train
    00:02
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    7hr 29m

Travelling from Basel to La Spezia by train

Fast trains from Basel to La Spezia take around 7 hours and 29 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 420 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Basel and La Spezia.

Are there direct trains from Basel to La Spezia?

Journeys between Basel and La Spezia usually involve one change of train.

We usually find around 18 departures on the route from Basel to La Spezia every weekday that leave enough time to change trains without waiting around for longer than necessary.

There are typically fewer departures at weekends, when we found around 16 departures.

How long is the train journey from Basel to La Spezia?

The Basel to La Spezia train travel time is normally about 7 hours and 29 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

What are the Basel to La Spezia train times and schedule?

On weekdays the earliest train to La Spezia is usually scheduled to depart Basel around 06:28 and the last train is around 00:02. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Basel around 05:04, and the last at 18:33.

Route map is indicative only and may differ from the optimal route. Actual routes will be displayed when searching.

When to book Basel to La Spezia train tickets?

Trains for this journey usually open for booking around 4 months in advance. If booking is not yet open for your dates then you can set a booking alert to receive an email on the day that the cheapest tickets are released for your journey from Basel to La Spezia by train.

Which train companies operate between Basel and La Spezia?

More than one train company operates on the route from Basel to La Spezia, so you’ll be travelling with one or more of the following rail operators:

  • EuroCity
  • Eurocity (EC)
  • Frecciabianca
  • IC Notte
  • InterCity
  • Intercity-Express (ICE)
  • Intercités
  • Interregio
  • Regionale
  • Regionale Veloce
  • TGV
  • Thello

You can check which train you’ll be travelling on by looking for the train name in search results.

Route map is indicative only and may differ from the optimal route. Actual routes will be displayed when searching.

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Child and youth passengers

The definition of "Child" and "Youth" varies by country and rail operator. This is why we ask for the age of young passengers.

Sometimes children below a certain age can travel without a seat for free. If you want to guarantee a seat for child passengers, enter '6' as the age of the child.

Read more about child and youth passenger ages. See also youth discounts and railcards.

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