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.
The average ticket from Basel to Milan will cost around £ 90 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only £ 90.
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4 h 12 m
4 h 51 m
Trains per day
Of the 6 trains that leave Basel for Milan every day 5 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.
These direct trains cover the 264 km distance in an average of 4 h 51 m but if you time it right, some trains will get you there in just 4 h 12 m .
The slowest trains will take 6 h 43 m and usually involve a change or two along the way, but you might be able to save a few pennies if you’re on a budget.
|Distance||163 miles (263 km)|
|Average train duration||4 h 12 min|
|Average train ticket price||£79 (€89)|
|Train frequency||3 a day|
|Direct train||Yes, there are 3 direct trains a day|
|Train companies||Trenitalia or SBB|
Trains from Basel to Milan cover the 163 miles (263 km) long journey taking on average 4 h 12 min with our travel partners like Trenitalia or SBB. Normally, there are 3 trains operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this trip for as low as £63, but the average price of train tickets is £79. Travellers depart most frequently from Basel SBB and arrive in Milano Centrale.
Find the best trains from Basel to Milan with Omio's travel partners Trenitalia from £63. We can find you the best deals, timetables and tickets when comparing and booking the best journey.
Trenitalia train tickets between Basel and Milan are available on Omio for as little as £63. Trenitalia is Italy’s national railway operator 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.
Trenitalia offers three different ticket types to fit anyone’s budget, such as the Base, Economy, Super Economy and Ordinaria tickets. Trenitalia also has discount and loyalty cards for qualified travellers, which you can use on Omio. When travelling on a Trenitalia train from Basel to Milan, you can expect to travel 163 miles (263 km). Check Trenitalia’s train timetables and tickets for the Basel to Milan route and book your cheap ticket on Omio today!
Operator ticket policies for COVID
Travel by train between Basel, Switzerland and Milan, Italy is: Partially open.
International entry is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Switzerland
The government of Italy has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:
The above information was last checked on 17/10/2021. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train to Milan from Basel closer to your date of departure here.
Return travel from Italy to Switzerland is: Partially open.
Entry into Switzerland is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Italy
Requirements for reentering:
The government of Switzerland has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:
Last checked on 15/10/2021. Please check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations closer to the travel date of your train to Basel from Milan.
There are a few train stations in Basel to start your trip from including Basel SBB, Basel Bad Bhf and Basel, Birmannsgasse. In Milan you have a few train station options to choose from for your arrival including Milano Centrale, Milano Rogoredo and Milano Porta Garibaldi.
Omio customers travelling this route depart most frequently from Basel SBB and arrive in Milano Centrale.
You can find the most popular departure train station for this journey, Basel SBB, located approximately 1 mile (s) / 1 km from the city centre of Basel. The most popular arrival train station in Milan, called Milano Centrale, is located around 1 mile (s) / 2 km away from its city centre.
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