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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4 h 12 m
4 h 21 m
Trains per day
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.
|Distance||163 miles (263 km)|
|Average train duration||4 h 12 min|
|Average train ticket price||£81 (€92)|
|Train frequency||10 a day|
|Direct train||Yes, there are 10 direct trains a day|
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.
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 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!
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:
Travel between Milan, Italy and Basel, Switzerland by train is: Partially open.
International entry status: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Italy
Conditions of entry:
All travellers in Switzerland must observe these coronavirus safety measures:
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.
The restriction level for your return train to Milan, Italy from Basel is: Partially open.
International entry is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Switzerland
Conditions of reentry:
The government of Italy has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:
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.
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.
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.
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