Cheap train tickets from Basel to Milan

Showing times and prices for 29 Jan

Cheapest

£89

Average

£89

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 £ 89 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only £ 89.

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10:28Basel SBB4h12 14:40Milan Centrale
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£891One-way
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06:28Basel SBB4h12 10:40Milan Centrale
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£891One-way
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17:28Basel SBB4h12 21:40Milan Centrale
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£891One-way
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10:48Basel Bad Bhf5h07 15:55Milan Porta Garibaldi
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£891One-way
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11:03Basel SBB4h52 15:55Milan Porta Garibaldi
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£891One-way

Train schedule Basel to Milan

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06:28Basel SBB4h12 10:40Milan Centrale
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10:28Basel SBB4h12 14:40Milan Centrale
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10:48Basel Bad Bhf5h07 15:55Milan Porta Garibaldi
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11:03Basel SBB4h52 15:55Milan Porta Garibaldi
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12:28Basel SBB4h12 16:40Milan Centrale
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17:28Basel SBB4h12 21:40Milan Centrale
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Sat
29 Jan
£89Trenitalia
£26Flixbus
Sun
30 Jan
£89Trenitalia
£22Flixbus
Mon
31 Jan
£63Trenitalia
£19Flixbus
Tue
1 Feb
£63Trenitalia
£19Flixbus
Wed
2 Feb
£36Trenitalia
£19Flixbus
Thu
3 Feb
£36Trenitalia
£22Flixbus
Fri
4 Feb
£36Trenitalia
£22Flixbus
Sat
5 Feb
£36Trenitalia
£22Flixbus
Sun
6 Feb
£44Trenitalia
£19Flixbus
Mon
7 Feb
£36Trenitalia
£19Flixbus
Tue
8 Feb
£36Trenitalia
£19Flixbus
Wed
9 Feb
£36Trenitalia
£19Flixbus
Thu
10 Feb
£36Trenitalia
£26Flixbus
Fri
11 Feb
£36Trenitalia
£22Flixbus
Sat
12 Feb
£36Trenitalia
£22Flixbus
Sun
13 Feb
£44Trenitalia
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Mon
14 Feb
£36Trenitalia
£19Flixbus
Tue
15 Feb
£36Trenitalia
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Wed
16 Feb
£36Trenitalia
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Thu
17 Feb
£36Trenitalia
£22Flixbus

Fastest train times from Basel to Milan

Showing times and prices for 29 Jan

Fastest Journey

4 h 12 m

Average

4 h 27 m

Trains per day

6

Distance

264 km

Of the 6 trains that leave Basel for Milan every day 6 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 27 m but if you time it right, some trains will get you there in just 4 h 12 m .

The slowest trains will take 5 h 7 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.

Fastest
10:28Basel SBB4h12 14:40Milan Centrale
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£891One-way
Fastest
06:28Basel SBB4h12 10:40Milan Centrale
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£891One-way
Fastest
17:28Basel SBB4h12 21:40Milan Centrale
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£891One-way
Fastest
12:28Basel SBB4h12 16:40Milan Centrale
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£891One-way
2nd Fastest
11:03Basel SBB4h52 15:55Milan Porta Garibaldi
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£891One-way

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Overview: Train from Basel to Milan

distanceDistance163 miles (263 km)
durationAverage train duration4 h 12 min
priceAverage train ticket price£66 (€76)
frequencyTrain frequency3 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 3 direct trains a day
carriersTrain providersTrenitalia 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 journey for as low as £36, but the average price of train tickets is £66. Travellers depart most frequently from Basel SBB and arrive in Milano Centrale.

Train companies: Trenitalia and SBB trains Basel to Milan

Find the best trains between Basel and Milan with Omio's travel partners Trenitalia and SBB from £36. We can find you the best deals, timetables and tickets when comparing and booking the best route.

SBB
Trenitalia

SBB is Switzerland's main train company and for your next train trip from Basel to Milan, SBB offers these ticket types: Round-trip Standard Ticket or First Class.

SBB tickets between Basel and Milan are available online on Omio. We help you compare and book your perfect trip with SBB between Basel and Milan all in one place. If you’re specifically looking for the cheapest, fastest or earliest train, you can find all the current SBB train timetables and train tickets available on Omio for the 163 miles (263 km) journey. You can also see relevant travel information for the SBB train, such as luggage policy and amenities onboard depending on the class fare. Search for your ideal departure and arrival times for this train, compare the fastest Basel to Milan routes as well as the cheapest ticket prices available, and buy the best SBB Basel to Milan train ticket that fits your needs. If you purchase tickets in the Omio app, you can quickly see if the SBB train ticket is available as a mobile ticket, which makes it easy for you to travel paperless. You’ll then be ready to embark on your smooth and relaxing journey to Milan with SBB!

    Please follow the recommendations outlined by SBB when booking your train tickets to Milan from Basel due to the coronavirus:

    • Normal conditions apply
    • Cashless payments recommended
    • Online booking and check-in recommended

    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

    Is travel by train currently allowed from Basel, Switzerland to Milan, Italy?

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

    Can I enter Italy from Switzerland?

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

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

    Conditions of entry:

    • Travellers must present a negative COVID-19 test as either a RT-PCR performed within 48 hours prior to arrival, or an Antigen test performed within 24 hours prior to arrival
    • 5-day mandatory self-quarantine and COVID-19 test at the end of the isolation period
    • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from compulsory quarantine
    • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from compulsory quarantine (certificate needed)
    • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required

    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 27/01/2022. Remember to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your train from Basel to Milan as this information can change.

    What are the COVID-19 restrictions for my return trip to Switzerland from Milan, Italy?

    The restriction level for your return train to Basel, Switzerland from Milan is: Partially open.

    Is my return train into Basel from Milan restricted?

    International entry is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Italy

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

    Conditions of reentry:

    • Travellers must present a negative COVID-19 test as either a RT-PCR performed within 72 hours prior to arrival, or an Antigen test performed within 24 hours prior to arrival
    • COVID-19 test required after arrival, between day 4 and day 7
    • 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:

    • Social distancing required: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
    • Face mask required: Mandatory

    Last checked on 20/01/2022. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train to Basel from Milan closer to your date of departure here.

    How much do cheap trains from Basel to Milan cost?

    You can find a cheap train from Basel to Milan for some dates and times for as low as £36  one way in the next 7 days.

    What is the average cost of a train from Basel to Milan?

    If you’re looking to book tickets for this trip in the next 7 days, you’ll find that Basel to Milan train prices are on average £66  one way.

    How many miles is it from Basel to Milan by train?

    The distance from Basel to Milan by train is approximately 163 miles (263 km).

    What is the average Basel to Milan train duration?

    On average the train from Basel to Milan duration is 4 h 12 min  for the 163 miles (263 km) long trip, but the travel time can vary if you depart on weekends and holidays.

    What is the departure train station in Basel and arrival train station in Milan?

    When taking the train from Basel to Milan, you can choose to depart from train stations like Basel SBB, Basel Bad Bhf and Basel, Birmannsgasse. Your route can end in train stations such as Milano Centrale, Milano Rogoredo and Milano Porta Garibaldi.

    Omio customers who travel this route most frequently depart from Basel SBB   and arrive in Milano Centrale.

    Where is the departure train station in Basel located? Where is the arrival train station in Milan located?

    You can find the most popular departure train station for this journey, Basel SBB, located approximately 1.1 miles (1.7 km) from the city centre of Basel. The most popular arrival train station in Milan, called Milano Centrale, is located around 1.7 miles (2.8 km) away from its city centre.

    What train companies go from Basel to Milan?

    When taking a train from Basel to Milan, you can count on Trenitalia or SBB for the best way to get you to Milan. You can also check all possible train providers who offer a service from Basel to Milan and compare the amenities they offer before buying a train ticket.

    How many trains are there to Milan from Basel a day?

    On average, there are 3 trains a day from Basel to Milan. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.

    When is the earliest train from Basel to Milan? When is the last train from Basel to Milan?

    You can take the first train from Basel to Milan at 05: 28   or take the last train from Basel to Milan leaving at 16: 28. Look for the latest Basel Milan train timetable on Omio and book the best time to take the train for this journey.

    How early should I purchase train tickets to Milan from Basel to score the best deals?

    If you purchase Basel to Milan train tickets within the next 7 days, you can find one way tickets to cost on average £66. However, booking in advance gives you access to the best prices for trains to Milan from Basel. Look out for train tickets for this journey to go on sale a few months before your planned departure date to find the best deals.

    Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

    Basel
    Milan
    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.