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Basel to Piacenza by train

  • First train
    06:28
  • Last train
    17:59
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    5hr 32m
  • Distance
    322 kilometres
  • Trains per day
    21
  • Avg. journey time
    8hr 34m
  • Train operators

Travelling from Basel to Piacenza by train

Fast trains from Basel to Piacenza take around 5 hours and 32 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 322 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Basel and Piacenza.

1. Are there direct trains from Basel to Piacenza?

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

We usually find around 20 departures on the route from Basel to Piacenza every weekday that leave enough time to change trains without waiting around for longer than necessary.

Trains are typically more frequent on weekends, when we found around 22 departures.

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

The Basel to Piacenza train travel time is normally about 5 hours and 32 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

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

On weekdays the earliest train to Piacenza is usually scheduled to depart Basel around 06:28 and the last train is around 17:31. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Basel around 05:04, and the last at 21:58.

When to book Basel to Piacenza 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 Piacenza by train.

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Which train companies operate between Basel and Piacenza?

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

  • EuroCity
  • Eurocity (EC)
  • Frecciabianca
  • Frecciarossa
  • IC Notte
  • ICE
  • InterCity
  • Intercites
  • Intercity-Express
  • Intercity-Express (ICE)
  • Intercités
  • Interregio
  • Regionale
  • Regionale Veloce
  • S8
  • TGV

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

Piacenza to Basel 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.