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Travelling from Basel to Trieste by train

Fast trains from Basel to Trieste take around 8 hours and 51 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 517 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Basel and Trieste.

Are there direct trains from Basel to Trieste?

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

We usually find around 20 departures on the route from Basel to Trieste 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 14 departures.

How long is the train journey from Basel to Trieste?

The Basel to Trieste train travel time is normally about 8 hours and 51 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

What are the Basel to Trieste train times and schedule?

On weekdays the earliest train to Trieste is usually scheduled to depart Basel around 06:28 and the last train is around 21:04. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Basel around 05:04, and the last at 21:04.

When to book Basel to Trieste 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 Basel to Trieste by train.

Which train companies operate between Basel and Trieste?

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

  • EuroCity
  • Eurocity (EC)
  • Frecciabianca
  • Frecciargento
  • Frecciarossa
  • Frecciarossa 1000
  • IC Notte
  • ICE
  • InterCity
  • Intercités
  • Regionale
  • Regionale Veloce
  • S11
  • TGV

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

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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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