The cheapest trains from Basel to Milan

Showing times and prices for 18 Oct

Cheapest

£90

Average

£90

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.

Cheapest
11:03Basel SBB4h47 15:50Milan Centrale
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£901One-way
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10:47Basel Bad Bhf5h03 15:50Milan Centrale
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£901One-way
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17:28Basel SBB4h12 21:40Milan Centrale
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£901One-way
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12:28Basel SBB4h12 16:40Milan Centrale
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£901One-way
Cheapest
06:28Basel SBB4h12 10:40Milan Centrale
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£901One-way

Timetable Basel to Milan

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06:28Basel SBB4h12 10:40Milan Centrale
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10:47Basel Bad Bhf5h03 15:50Milan Centrale
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11:03Basel SBB4h47 15:50Milan Centrale
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12:28Basel SBB4h12 16:40Milan Centrale
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17:28Basel SBB6h43 00:11Milan Porta Garibaldi
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17:28Basel SBB4h12 21:40Milan Centrale
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COMPARE Prices across different modes

Mon
18 Oct
£90Trenitalia
£19Flixbus
Tue
19 Oct
£90Trenitalia
£19Flixbus
Wed
20 Oct
£90Trenitalia
£22Flixbus
Thu
21 Oct
£63Trenitalia
£18Flixbus
Fri
22 Oct
£63Trenitalia
£21Flixbus
Sat
23 Oct
£63Trenitalia
£32Marino Autolinee
Sun
24 Oct
£63Trenitalia
£18Flixbus
Mon
25 Oct
£45Trenitalia
£21Flixbus
Tue
26 Oct
£45Trenitalia
£18Flixbus
Wed
27 Oct
£45Trenitalia
£18Flixbus
Thu
28 Oct
£55Trenitalia
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Fri
29 Oct
£72Trenitalia
£18Flixbus
Sat
30 Oct
£45Trenitalia
£18Flixbus
Sun
31 Oct
£45Trenitalia
£18Flixbus
Mon
1 Nov
£81Trenitalia
£18Flixbus
Tue
2 Nov
£45Trenitalia
£19Flixbus
Wed
3 Nov
£45Trenitalia
£26Flixbus
Thu
4 Nov
£45Trenitalia
£18Flixbus
Fri
5 Nov
£45Trenitalia
£18Flixbus
Sat
6 Nov
£45Trenitalia
£18Flixbus

The fastest trains from Basel to Milan

Showing times and prices for 18 Oct

Fastest Journey

4 h 12 m

Average

4 h 51 m

Trains per day

6

Distance

264 km

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.

Fastest
17:28Basel SBB4h12 21:40Milan Centrale
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£901One-way
Fastest
12:28Basel SBB4h12 16:40Milan Centrale
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£901One-way
Fastest
06:28Basel SBB4h12 10:40Milan Centrale
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£901One-way
2nd Fastest
11:03Basel SBB4h47 15:50Milan Centrale
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£901One-way
10:47Basel Bad Bhf5h03 15:50Milan Centrale
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£901One-way

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Train Information between Basel and Milan

distanceDistance163 miles (263 km)
durationAverage train duration4 h 12 min
priceAverage train ticket price£79 (€89)
frequencyTrain frequency3 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 3 direct trains a day
carriersTrain companiesTrenitalia 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.

Train companies

Trenitalia Basel – Milan

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

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

  • Cashless payments recommended
  • Online booking and check-in recommended
  • Pre-reservation / seat allocation
  • Refund or voucher policy
  • In the case of Trenitalia cancellations, the customer will be contacted directly. If the customer does not intend to travel, they can still obtain a full refund by submitting a cancellation request (relevant special conditions might apply) by filling in a request form for an electronic credit here: https://reclami-e-suggerimenti.trenitalia.com/rimborsi/en/Anagrafica.aspx
  • Alternatively, the customer can request a refund for the payment method they used at the time of purchase by contacting a Trenitalia ticket office and presenting the communication received. Find the refund request form for regional trains here: https://www.trenitalia.com/content/dam/tcom/allegati/trenitalia/in_regione/Modulo_Indennit%C3%A0_Rimborsi_Coronavirus_posta_mail.pdf.
  • For further information and cancellation procedures go to the Trenitalia website: https://www.trenitalia.com/en/info_contacts/refund-for-journey-cancellation.html Or in Italian here: https://www.trenitalia.com/it/informazioni/rimborso-per-rinuncia-al-viaggio-febbraio-2020.html

Travel Tips

Trains from Basel to Milan
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FAQs
Am I allowed to travel by train from Basel, Switzerland to Milan, Italy?

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

Is international entry into Milan from Basel restricted?

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

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

Entry Requirements:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 2 days before arrival or 5 day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Travellers issued with the EU Digital COVID Certificate are exempt from quarantine and COVID-19 testing
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required

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

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

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

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.

What COVID restrictions are there for my return journey by train to Basel, Switzerland from Milan, Italy?

Return travel from Italy to Switzerland is: Partially open.

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

Entry into Switzerland 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?

Requirements for reentering:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival or 14 day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Negative COVID-19 test is required to end quarantine early. This test occurs on day 4 in quarantine
  • 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 requirement: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face mask requirement: Mandatory

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.

What is the cost of cheap trains to Milan from Basel?
Omio customers have found cheap train tickets from Basel to Milan for as low as £63  for the next 7 days.
How much is a train ticket from Basel to Milan?
The Basel to Milan train ticket price is on average £79  if you are looking to buy your tickets for this trip in the next week.
What is the distance between Basel and Milan via train?
The train distance from Basel to Milan is around 163 miles (263 km).
How long is the train to Milan from Basel?
While the time it takes to travel 163 miles (263 km) between Basel and Milan can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and bank holidays, the train duration from Basel to Milan is on average 4 h 12 min.
Which train station in Basel goes to Milan? Which train station do I come into Milan from Basel?

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.

Where is the train station in Basel? Where is the train station in Milan?

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.

Which train companies can get me from Basel to Milan?
For the best Basel to Milan train to purchase, you can travel safely and comfortably with Trenitalia or SBB. However, it's always good to check all possible train providers with services between Basel and Milan to compare what amenities they may offer.
How many trains are there from Basel to Milan 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 does the first train depart from Basel to Milan? When does the last train depart from Basel to Milan?
The earliest train for this journey departs from Basel at 05: 28. The last train leaves from Basel at 16: 28. Check Omio for the latest train timetable from Basel to Milan and book the best time to depart on your chosen travel date.
How early should I buy Basel to Milan train tickets to get the best deals?
If you book Basel to Milan train tickets within the next 7 days, you can find one way tickets to cost on average £79. 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.