Parma to Basel by train

  • First train
    04:11
  • Last train
    22:59
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    6hr 15m
  • Distance
    371 kilometres
  • Trains per Day
    21
  • Avg. journey time
    14hr 3m
  • Train Operators

Travelling from Parma to Basel by train

Fast trains from Parma to Basel take around 6 hours and 15 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 371 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Parma and Basel.

1. Are there direct trains from Parma to Basel?

Journeys between Parma and Basel usually involve one change of train.

We usually find around 22 departures on the route from Parma to Basel every weekday that leave enough time to change trains without waiting around for longer than necessary.

Trains usually run with a similar frequency on weekends.

2. How long is the train journey from Parma to Basel?

The Parma to Basel train travel time is normally about 6 hours and 15 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

3. What are the Parma to Basel train times and schedule?

On weekdays the earliest train to Basel is usually scheduled to depart Parma around 04:11 and the last train is around 22:47. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Parma around 04:11, and the last at 22:59.

When to book Parma to Basel train tickets?

Trains for this journey usually open for booking around 5 and a half 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 Parma to Basel by train.

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Which train companies operate between Parma and Basel?

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

  • EuroCity
  • Eurocity (EC)
  • Frecciabianca
  • Frecciarossa
  • IC Notte
  • ICE
  • InterCity
  • Intercités
  • Interregio
  • Reggio Emilia
  • Regional-Express
  • Regionale
  • Regionale Veloce
  • TGV

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

Basel to Parma by train

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Child and youth passengers

The definition of "Child" and "Youth" varies by country and 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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