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from Basel to London

You can get from Basel to London by train, bus or flight.

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To get from Basel to London on 9 Dec we recommend taking a flight because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

21:10EuroAirport Basel Mulhouse Freiburg1h40 21:50London Gatwick Airport
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21:10EuroAirport Basel Mulhouse Freiburg1h40 21:50London Gatwick Airport
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06:40EuroAirport Basel Mulhouse Freiburg4h45 10:25London Heathrow Airport
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13:30EuroAirport Basel Mulhouse Freiburg4h35 17:05London Heathrow Airport
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06:40EuroAirport Basel Mulhouse Freiburg7h20 13:00London Heathrow Airport
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Travel Information to London from Basel

distanceDistance438 miles (707 km)
modeAvailable travel modesFlight or coach
priceTicket price range£43 - £70
cheapestCheapest modeCoach • £43 • 19 h 35 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • £70 • 1 h 35 min
carriersPopular travel companieseasyJet or Flixbus

Travel 438 miles (707 km) by flight or coach to London from Basel. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 35 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a coach is the best option with prices starting as low as £43. The most popular travel providers which serve this trip are easyJet or Flixbus among others. Travellers can even take a direct from Basel to London.

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Travel to London 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 London.
What are the international travel restrictions for United Kingdom due to COVID-19 if I’m travelling to London from Basel?

Travel between Basel, Switzerland and London, United Kingdom is: Partially open.

Can travellers from Switzerland enter United Kingdom?

International entry is allowed at this time for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Switzerland.

Are there rules for self-quarantine when arriving to London from Basel?

Conditions of entry into United Kingdom:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 2 days before arrival for unvaccinated travellers
  • Prebook and pay for day 2 and day 8 COVID-19 PCR tests for unvaccinated travellers
  • 10-day mandatory monitored quarantine for arrivals without a COVID-19 Vaccination Certificate
  • Prebook and pay for a COVID-19 test, to be taken on the end of day 2 for vaccinated travellers
  • 2-day mandatory monitored quarantine for arrivals with a COVID-19 Vaccination Certificate
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required

Are there COVID-19 safety rules for social distancing and wearing face masks in London, United Kingdom?

To reduce the spread of COVID-19, the government of United Kingdom has imposed the following measures:

  • Physical distance requirement: 1 metre (s) (3 feet)
  • Face mask requirement: Regional advice

This information was last checked on 07/12/2021. As this information can change due to the nature of the pandemic, make sure to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your trip to London from Basel.

Are there restrictions on reentering Switzerland from London, United Kingdom due to the coronavirus pandemic?

The current restriction level for returning to Basel, Switzerland from United Kingdom is: Partially open.

Am I allowed to reenter Basel, Switzerland from London, United Kingdom?

Reentering Switzerland is currently allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of United Kingdom

Do I need to self-quarantine when I arrive back to Basel from London?

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival and 10 day mandatory self quarantine
  • Tests performed on days 4 and 7 of quarantine
  • Entry is allowed only for fully vaccinated travellers
  • 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

Which rules do I need to follow in Basel, Switzerland regarding COVID-19?

All travellers returning to Switzerland must observe the following safety measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19 in the country:

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

The information above was last checked on 29/11/2021. We do our best to keep this information up-to-date, but regulations can change due to the nature of the coronavirus pandemic, so please double check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations ahead of your trip back to Basel from London here.

How do you get from Basel to London?

There are 2 ways that you can travel from Basel to London. You can take a flight or coach.

What is the cheapest way from Basel to London?

Coach services offer the cheapest way to get from Basel to London. Tickets for a coach cost on average £43.

This is compared to other travel options to London:

A coach is £27 less than a flight for this route with tickets for a flight from Basel to London costing on average £70.

What is the fastest way to London from Basel?

The quickest way to travel to London from Basel is by flight, which takes on average 1 h 35 min   compared to other travel options that may take you longer to get to your destination:

In comparison, taking a coach requires on average 19 h 35 min   of travel time.

How many miles are between Basel and London

The Basel to London distance is approximately 438 miles (707 km).

Where do I depart from Basel? Where do I arrive in London?

These are the most popular departure and arrival points for travellers from Basel to London:

  • Flights mostly leave from EuroAirport Basel Mulhouse Freiburg and tend to arrive in London Heathrow Airport.
  • Coaches most often depart from Basel at Basel and arrive in London at London, Hammersmith Bridge Road.
Which travel companies can help me find a way to get from Basel to London?

If finding a good deal is your main consideration for your trip from Basel to London, then we'll help you find the best value travel companies for you:

  • EasyJet can get you to London by plane. You can find a good deal for plane tickets with easyJet from Basel to London for £70 on Omio.
  • Travel with Flixbus to go to London by coach. For a good deal on tickets, you can find Flixbus Basel to London tickets on Omio for £43.
What other popular destinations should I add to my itinerary for my trip to London from Basel?
Many of our customers travelling from Basel to London don't make London their final stop. Some of the destinations worth visiting after are Paris, Amsterdam or Brussels, either of which you could add to your Basel and London trip itinerary. Check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel from London to any of these top destinations today!
When should I buy a ticket to London from Basel online to score the best deals?

Before travelling from Basel to London, it’s good to know what ticket you can book and how much it will cost in the next 7 days:

  • The price of a plane ticket is on average £70 one way for this journey.
  • The price of a coach ticket is £43 one way on average for this route.

But we recommend booking Basel to London tickets online a few months before your planned travel date to score the best deals and save money on your trip.