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Overview: Train from Basel to Manchester

distanceDistance591 miles (954 km)
frequencyTrain frequency1 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there is 1 direct train a day

Trains from Basel to Manchester cover the 591 miles (954 km) long route with our travel partners like. Normally, there is 1 train operating per day, including direct services available. Travellers depart most frequently from Basel SBB and arrive in Manchester Piccadilly.

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FAQs
Is travel by train currently allowed from Basel, Switzerland to Manchester, United Kingdom?

Travel between Basel, Switzerland and Manchester, United Kingdom by train is: Partially open.

What is the status of international entry into United Kingdom from Switzerland?

International entry status: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Switzerland

Do I need to self-quarantine on arrival in United Kingdom from Basel?

Conditions of entry:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 2 days before arrival for unvaccinated travellers
  • Prebook and pay for day 2 and day 8 COVID-19 PCR tests for unvaccinated travellers
  • 10-day mandatory monitored quarantine for arrivals without a COVID-19 Vaccination Certificate
  • Prebook and pay for a COVID-19 test, to be taken on the end of day 2 for vaccinated travellers
  • 2-day mandatory monitored quarantine for arrivals with a COVID-19 Vaccination Certificate
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required

What are the safety rules to follow in Manchester, United Kingdom?

When travelling in United Kingdom, you must follow these COVID-19 safety rules:

  • Physical distance requirement: 1 metre (s) (3 feet)
  • Face mask requirement: Regional advice

The information above was last checked on 07/12/2021. This can change before your date of travel so please review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your train from Basel to Manchester before travelling.

Are there restrictions on returning to Switzerland from United Kingdom by train?

The current restriction level for your return trip by train from Manchester to Basel is: Partially open

Are there any international entry restrictions on returning to Switzerland from United Kingdom?

Reentry to Switzerland is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of United Kingdom

Do I need to quarantine on arrival in Switzerland from Manchester?

What are the entry requirements?

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival and 10 day mandatory self quarantine
  • Tests performed on days 4 and 7 of quarantine
  • Entry is allowed only for fully vaccinated travellers
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Health declaration required
  • Digital entry registration is required prior to arrival

What are the safety rules to follow in Basel, Switzerland?

The government of Switzerland has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

  • Physical distance: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face mask: Mandatory

Last verified on 29/11/2021. We do our best to keep this information up to date, but regulations can change so please double check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations ahead of your Manchester to Basel train here.

What is the distance from Basel to Manchester by train?
The Basel to Manchester train distance is approximately 591 miles (954 km).
When travelling by train from Basel to Manchester, which train station in Basel do I depart from and which train station in Manchester do I arrive in?

Some of the Basel train stations to Manchester you can start your journey from include Basel SBB, Basel Bad Bhf and Basel, Birmannsgasse. Similarly, some of the arrival train stations in Manchester include Manchester Piccadilly, Manchester Victoria and Manchester Oxford Road.

When travelling this route, Omio customers are departing most frequently from Basel SBB   and arriving in Manchester Piccadilly.

Where is the train station in Basel to go to Manchester? Where is the train station in Manchester located?

Passengers booking this journey most frequently board their trains from Basel SBB and need to travel around 1.1 miles (1.7 km) from the city centre to get to this train station.

Passengers arriving in Manchester most often arrive at Manchester Piccadilly and need to travel around 0.4 miles (587 m) from this train station to the city centre.

How many train services per day are there from Basel to Manchester?
The average number of trains departing Basel for Manchester is 1 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Basel
Manchester
Basel SBB is the most popular Basel railway station for Omio travellers, but it's not the only one. Read all the information you need to know about the main train stations in Basel for your journey to Manchester.

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