Basel to Milan train

Cheap train tickets from Basel to Milan

Showing times and prices for 12 Aug

Cheapest

£76

Average

£88

The best way to find a cheap fare is to book your ticket as far in advance as you can and to avoid traveling at rush hour.

Cheapest
10:33Basel SBB4h44 15:17Milan Centrale
2 changes
£761One-way
2nd Cheapest
08:33Basel SBB5h44 14:17Milan Centrale
2 changes
£791One-way
09:03Basel SBB5h14 14:17Milan Centrale
2 changes
£811One-way
06:28Basel SBB4h12 10:40Milan Centrale
0 changes
£901One-way
10:48Basel Bad Bhf5h07 15:55Milan Porta Garibaldi
0 changes
£901One-way

Train schedule Basel to Milan

Showing trains for tomorrow, Friday, 12 August
06:28Basel SBB4h12 10:40Milan Centrale
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08:06Basel SBB4h44 12:50Milan Centrale
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08:33Basel SBB5h44 14:17Milan Centrale
2 changes
09:03Basel SBB5h14 14:17Milan Centrale
2 changes
09:33Basel SBB4h44 14:17Milan Centrale
2 changes
10:03Basel SBB5h14 15:17Milan Centrale
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10:28Basel SBB4h12 14:40Milan Centrale
0 changes
10:33Basel SBB4h44 15:17Milan Centrale
2 changes
10:48Basel Bad Bhf5h07 15:55Milan Porta Garibaldi
0 changes
11:03Basel SBB4h52 15:55Milan Porta Garibaldi
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12:28Basel SBB4h12 16:40Milan Centrale
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15:03Basel SBB4h47 19:50Milan Centrale
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17:28Basel SBB4h12 21:40Milan Centrale
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Fastest train times from Basel to Milan

Showing times and prices for 12 Aug

Fastest Journey

4 h 12 m

Average

4 h 46 m

Trains per day

13

Distance

264 km

Of the 13 trains that leave Basel for Milan every day 7 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

Fastest
06:28Basel SBB4h12 10:40Milan Centrale
0 changes
£901One-way
Fastest
12:28Basel SBB4h12 16:40Milan Centrale
0 changes
£901One-way
Fastest
17:28Basel SBB4h12 21:40Milan Centrale
0 changes
£901One-way
Fastest
10:28Basel SBB4h12 14:40Milan Centrale
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£901One-way
2nd Fastest
09:33Basel SBB4h44 14:17Milan Centrale
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£941One-way

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Overview: Train from Basel to Milan

distanceDistance163 miles
durationAverage train duration4 h 12 min
priceAverage train ticket price£79 (€89)
frequencyTrain frequency17 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 3 direct trains a day
carriersTrain companiesTrenitalia

Trains from Basel to Milan cover the 163 miles long route taking on average 4 h 12 min with our travel partners like Trenitalia. Normally, there are 17 trains operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this journey for as low as £64, but the average price of train tickets is £79. Travellers depart most frequently from Basel SBB and arrive in Milano Centrale.

Train companies: Trenitalia trains Basel to Milan

Trenitalia trains will get you from Basel to Milan from £64. With over 1000 travel companies on Omio, you can find the best train times and tickets for your trip.

Trenitalia

Find the perfect train between Basel and Milan with Trenitalia. Trenitalia offers different ticket types to fit anyone’s budget, such as the Base, Economy, Super Economy and Ordinaria tickets. You can also apply Trenitalia discount cards on Omio at the time of purchase. The distance from Basel to Milan by train is 163 miles (263 km) and the cheapest price for a one-way ticket is £64. Check out Trenitalia’s train timetable to Milan from Basel, compare the best prices for the route and book your cheap train ticket on Omio today!

Trenitalia is the main operator of train services in Italy, with a huge fleet of trains offering different levels of comfort, amenities and speed at which they travel. The company's flagship trains are the high-speed Frecciarossa, Frecciargento and Frecciabianca. Trenitalia also operates trains such as the Eurocity (EC), Euronotte (EN), InterCity (IC), InterCitynotte (ICN), as well as the Regionale Veloce (RV), Regionale (R), Suburbano (S) and Metropolitano (M). Toilets and WiFi access are standard on long-distance train routes. In most cases, the trains also provide barrier-free access.

  • Average Price: £64

Travel Tips: Trains from Basel to Milan

Travel by train to Milan easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from Basel to Milan.
FAQs

Travel between Basel, Switzerland and Milan, Italy by train is: Fully open.

Can I enter Italy from Switzerland?

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

Do I need to quarantine on arrival in Italy from Basel?

Conditions of entry:

  • There are no current restrictions

What are the safety rules to follow in Milan, Italy?

All travellers in Italy must observe these coronavirus safety measures:

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

The information above was last checked on 28/07/2022. Remember to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your train between Basel and Milan as this information can change.

Return travel from Italy to Switzerland is: Fully open.

Are there any international entry restrictions on returning to Basel from Milan?

Entry into Switzerland is allowed for: Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of Italy

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

Requirements for reentering:

  • There are no current restrictions

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 requirement: metre (s) ( feet)
  • Face mask requirement: Regional advice

Last checked on 03/08/2022. Please check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   closer to the travel date of your train to Basel from Milan.

If you’re looking to save money on tickets, you can find a cheap train between Basel and Milan for as little as £64  in the next 7 days.
If you’re looking to buy your train tickets in the next week, you can expect the Basel to Milan train price to come in at an average of £79  one way.
When travelling this route you should expect the distance from Basel to Milan via train to be approximately 163 miles.
On average the train from Basel to Milan duration is 4 h 12 min  for the 163 miles long route, but the travel time can vary if you depart on weekends and holidays.

When departing from Basel, you have various train station options to start your trip from including Basel SBB, Basel Bad Bhf and Basel, Birmannsgasse. When arriving in Milan, you can end your route in train stations like Milano Centrale, Milano Rogoredo and Milano Porta Garibaldi.

Omio customers book a train from Basel SBB   to Milano Centrale   most frequently for this route.

You can find the most popular departure train station for this trip, Basel SBB, located approximately 1.6 miles (2.5 km) from the city centre of Basel. The most popular arrival train station in Milan, called Milano Centrale, is located around 2.3 miles (3.7 km) away from its city centre.

For the trip from Basel to Milan you can take a train with Trenitalia. Be sure to check out all possible train providers that offer services to Milan from Basel on Omio to compare what amenities they may have.
Yes, there are 3 direct trains a day to Milan from Basel. If you’re looking for a direct train from Basel to Milan, consider travelling with Trenitalia. Non-stop train services tend to offer more convenience and save you time getting you to your destination, so it's worth paying attention to this when booking your train tickets.
The average number of trains departing Basel for Milan is 17 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.
If you prefer early morning trains from Basel to Milan, the first train leaves at 08: 48. If you prefer late night trains from Basel to Milan, the last train of the day leaves at 15: 28. Omio shows you the latest train from Basel to Milan times to help you book the best departure time for this journey.
In general, we recommend booking tickets for trains in advance to score the best deals from all possible train companies offering this trip and save money. If you book train tickets to Milan from Basel within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average £79 one way. To find the best prices for this journey, consider booking your train ticket from Basel to Milan a few months in advance.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

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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 Milan.

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