The cheapest trains from Milan to Basel

Showing times and prices for 30 Nov

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 Milan to Basel 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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08:10Milan Centrale4h46 12:56Basel SBB
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11:20Milan Centrale4h24 15:44Basel Bad Bhf
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07:20Milan Centrale4h12 11:32Basel SBB
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18:20Milan Centrale4h12 22:32Basel SBB
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11:20Milan Centrale4h12 15:32Basel SBB
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Timetable Milan to Basel

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07:20Milan Centrale4h12 11:32Basel SBB
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08:10Milan Centrale4h46 12:56Basel SBB
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11:20Milan Centrale4h24 15:44Basel Bad Bhf
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11:20Milan Centrale4h12 15:32Basel SBB
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18:20Milan Centrale4h12 22:32Basel SBB
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Tue
30 Nov
£90Trenitalia
£18Flixbus
Wed
1 Dec
£90Trenitalia
£18Flixbus
Thu
2 Dec
£90Trenitalia
£18Flixbus
Fri
3 Dec
£64Trenitalia
£39Marino Autolinee
Sat
4 Dec
£73Trenitalia
£18Flixbus
Sun
5 Dec
£73Trenitalia
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Mon
6 Dec
£45Trenitalia
£18Flixbus
Tue
7 Dec
£36Trenitalia
£18Flixbus
Wed
8 Dec
£55Trenitalia
£18Flixbus
Thu
9 Dec
£36Trenitalia
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Fri
10 Dec
£45Trenitalia
£39Marino Autolinee
Sat
11 Dec
£45Trenitalia
£18Flixbus
Sun
12 Dec
£36Trenitalia
£18Flixbus
Mon
13 Dec
£36Trenitalia
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Tue
14 Dec
£36Trenitalia
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Wed
15 Dec
£36Trenitalia
£18Flixbus
Thu
16 Dec
£36Trenitalia
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Fri
17 Dec
£36Trenitalia
£36Marino Autolinee
Sat
18 Dec
£36Trenitalia
£22Flixbus
Sun
19 Dec
£36Trenitalia
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The fastest trains from Milan to Basel

Showing times and prices for 30 Nov

Fastest Journey

4 h 12 m

Average

4 h 21 m

Trains per day

5

Distance

264 km

Of the 5 trains that leave Milan for Basel 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 21 m but if you time it right, some trains will get you there in just 4 h 12 m .

The slowest trains will take 4 h 46 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
07:20Milan Centrale4h12 11:32Basel SBB
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£901One-way
Fastest
18:20Milan Centrale4h12 22:32Basel SBB
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£901One-way
Fastest
11:20Milan Centrale4h12 15:32Basel SBB
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£901One-way
2nd Fastest
11:20Milan Centrale4h24 15:44Basel Bad Bhf
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£901One-way
08:10Milan Centrale4h46 12:56Basel SBB
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£901One-way

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Train Information between Milan and Basel

distanceDistance163 miles (263 km)
durationAverage train duration4 h 12 min
priceAverage train ticket price£81 (€92)
frequencyTrain frequency10 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 10 direct trains a day
carriersTrain companiesTrenitalia

Trains from Milan to Basel cover the 163 miles (263 km) long route taking on average 4 h 12 min with our travel partners like Trenitalia. Normally, there are 10 trains operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this route for as low as £64, but the average price of train tickets is £81. Travellers depart most frequently from Milano Centrale and arrive in Basel SBB.

Train providers

Trenitalia from Milan to Basel

You can travel by train from Milan to Basel with Trenitalia for as low as £64. When you search for timetables and tickets, Omio will show you the best route.

Trenitalia

Trenitalia train tickets from Milan to Basel are available on Omio for as little as £64. 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 between Milan and Basel, you can expect to travel 163 miles (263 km). Check Trenitalia’s train timetables and tickets for the Milan to Basel trip and book your cheap ticket on Omio today!

  • Average Price: £64

When purchasing your Trenitalia train tickets to Basel from Milan, keep the following coronavirus related policies and recommendations in mind outlined by our travel partner:

  • 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 Milan to Basel
Travel by train to Basel 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 Milan to Basel.
FAQs
What are the travel restrictions for Basel, Switzerland if I'm coming from Milan, Italy by train?

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

Can I enter Switzerland from Italy?

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

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

Conditions of entry:

  • 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?

All travellers in Switzerland must observe these coronavirus safety measures:

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

The information above was last checked on 28/11/2021. Remember to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your train from Milan to Basel as this information can change.

Are there travel restrictions, such as quarantine measures, in place when returning to Milan, Italy from Basel, Switzerland?

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

Is my return train 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?

Conditions of reentry:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 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:

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

Last checked on 29/11/2021. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train to Milan from Basel closer to your date of departure here.

How much do cheap train tickets to Basel from Milan cost?
Looking to save money on your journey? Omio customers have found the cheapest train from Milan to Basel for the next 7 days starting from £64  one way.
What is the average price of train tickets from Milan to Basel?
The Milan to Basel train ticket price is on average £82  if you are looking to book your tickets for this route in the next week.
What is the distance from Milan to Basel by train?
The distance between Milan and Basel by train is approximately 163 miles (263 km).
How long does it take from Milan to Basel by train?
The train time to Basel from Milan is on average 4 h 12 min  for the 163 miles (263 km) long journey, but the time it takes to go to Basel from Milan by train can vary depending on specific dates or travelling on weekends and holidays.
What is the departure train station in Milan and arrival train station in Basel?

There are a few train stations in Milan to start your route from including Milano Centrale, Milano Rogoredo and Milano Porta Garibaldi. In Basel you have a few train station options to choose from for your arrival including Basel SBB, Basel Bad Bhf and Basel, Birmannsgasse.

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

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

Passengers board the train most frequently from Milano Centrale, which is located around 1 mile (s) / 2 km away from the city centre, and they get off the train at Basel SBB, located 1 mile (s) / 1 km away from the city centre.

Which train providers can get me from Milan to Basel?
For the journey from Milan to Basel you can take a train with Trenitalia. Be sure to check out all possible train companies that offer services from Milan to Basel on Omio to compare what amenities they may have.
Is there a direct train from Milan to Basel?
Yes, there are 10 direct trains a day from Milan to Basel. If you’re looking for a direct train from Milan to Basel, 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.
How many trains are there to Basel from Milan a day?
On average, there are 10 trains a day from Milan to Basel. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.
When can I take the first train from Milan to Basel? When can I take the last train for the day?
If you prefer early morning trains from Milan to Basel, the first train leaves at 06: 20. If you prefer late night trains from Milan to Basel, the last train of the day leaves at 17: 20. Omio shows you the latest train from Milan to Basel schedule to help you book the best departure time for this route.
How far in advance should I book train tickets between Milan and Basel for the best deals?
You can find a train between Milan and Basel to cost on average £82 one way if you book within the next 7 days. But we recommend buying train tickets in advance to score the best deals and save money on your journey. You’ll see tickets for the Milan to Basel train generally on sale a few months before the planned travel date.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Milan
Basel
Milano Centrale is the most popular Milan 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 Milan for your journey to Basel.
Amenities at station
WifiWifi
LockersLockers
ParkingParking
ATMATM
TaxisTaxis
AccessibilityAccessibility
phone
Phone Number
+39 892021
ticketOfficeHours
Ticket Office Hours
Mon - Sun: 05: 50 - 22: 20
Public transport options for Milano Centrale
Metro lines: M2 (green), M3 (yellow)
Tram lines: 1
Bus lines: 5, 9, 10, 42, 81, 87, 152, 728, N26, NM2, NM3, Air Bus, Orio Shuttle
Train lines: FR, FB, EC, Thello, XP2, R28, IC, ICN, RV, R, Regio, Italo
Amenities at station
WifiWifi
LockersLockers
ParkingParking
ATMATM
TaxisTaxis
AccessibilityAccessibility
phone
Phone Number
+39 892021
Public transport options for Milano Porta Garibaldi
Metro lines: M2, M5
Bus lines: 43, 56, 70, 94
Train lines: R21, R31, S1, S11, S2, S5, S7, S8