How to get from Basel to Madrid

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from Basel to Madrid

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

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To get from Basel to Madrid on 30 Jun we recommend taking a flight because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

19:05EuroAirport Basel Mulhouse Freiburg14h10 09:15Madrid Barajas Airport
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£1951One-way
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19:05EuroAirport Basel Mulhouse Freiburg14h10 09:15Madrid Barajas Airport
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09:45EuroAirport Basel Mulhouse Freiburg4h45 14:30Madrid Barajas Airport
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19:05EuroAirport Basel Mulhouse Freiburg16h20 11:25Madrid Barajas Airport
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17:50EuroAirport Basel Mulhouse Freiburg4h20 22:10Madrid Barajas Airport
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Travel Information to Madrid from Basel

distanceDistance743 miles (1199 km)
modeAvailable travel modesCoach, flight, ferry or train
fastestFastest modeFlight • £152 • 2 h 15 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus or easyJet

Take a coach, flight, ferry or train to travel 743 miles (1199 km) from Basel to Madrid. The most popular travel providers which serve this route are Flixbus or easyJet among others. Travellers can even take a direct coach or flight from Basel to Madrid.

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FAQs

Travel from Basel, Switzerland to Madrid, Spain is: Fully open.

Is international entry into Madrid from Basel restricted?

International entry is currently allowed for: Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of Switzerland.

Do I need to self-quarantine upon arrival to Madrid, Spain from Basel?

Entry Requirements:

  • Specific entry restrictions may apply for travel to Spain: Canary Islands

What are the COVID-19 safety measures to follow in Madrid, Spain?

The government of Spain has imposed the following measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

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

The above information was last verified on 27/06/2022. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip between Basel and Madrid closer to your planned date of departure here.

Return travel to Basel, Switzerland from Spain is: Fully open.

Are there any travel restrictions on reentering Switzerland from Spain?

Entry into Switzerland is allowed for: Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of Spain.

Are there requirements to self-quarantine on arrival into Switzerland from Spain?

Requirements for reentering Switzerland:

  • There are no current restrictions

What are the requirements for social distancing and wearing face masks in Switzerland?

All travellers must abide by the following measures in Switzerland to reduce the spread of coronavirus in the country:

  • Social distance: metre (s) ( feet)
  • Face masks: Regional advice

The above information about your return travel to Basel, Switzerland was last verified on 25/06/2022. As this information can change due to the nature of the pandemic, please check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   closer to your planned date of travel to Basel from Madrid.

There are 4 ways to travel from Basel to Madrid including taking a coach, flight, ferry or train.

The cheapest way from Basel to Madrid is by taking a ferry. You can find average ticket prices around £1 compared to other travel options to Madrid:

A ferry is £113 less than a coach for this route with tickets for a coach from Basel to Madrid costing on average £113.

A ferry is £152 less than a flight for this journey with tickets for a flight from Basel to Madrid costing on average £152.

A ferry journey is usually £3 less than a journey to Madrid by train, which costs on average £3 for the same trip.

The fastest way from Basel to Madrid is by flight with an average journey time of 2 h 15 min.

Other travel options between Basel and Madrid can usually take longer:

In comparison, travelling by coach can take you on average 28 h 40 min.

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In comparison, travelling by train can take you on average 22 h 36 min.

The Basel to Madrid distance is approximately 743 miles (1199 km).

The average frequency per day from Basel to Madrid is:

  • 1 coach a day.
  • 1 train per day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your journey between Basel and Madrid as scheduled services by coach, flight, ferry or train can vary by season or day of the week.

These are the most popular departure and arrival points when travelling from Basel to Madrid:

  • Most travellers catch their coach from Basel, Bahnhof and arrive in Madrid, Estación Sur/Gare routière Méndez Alvaro - 83.
  • Most travellers catch their flight from EuroAirport Basel Mulhouse Freiburg and arrive in Madrid Barajas Airport.
  • Most travellers who book a train ticket from Basel to Madrid depart from Basel SBB to Madrid-Puerta de Atocha.

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

  • Travel with Flixbus to go to Madrid by coach. For a good deal on tickets, you can find Flixbus Basel to Madrid tickets on Omio for £113.
  • Travel with easyJet for flights to Madrid. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for easyJet Basel to Madrid tickets on Omio for £152.

Yes, there are direct services available from Basel to Madrid with the following travel operators:

  • You'll find direct coaches with.
  • You'll find direct flights with.

Direct services tend to save you time and add more convenience in getting you to Madrid as you won't need to change in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking your tickets to Madrid from Basel.

Many of our customers who book a trip from Basel to Madrid often extend their holiday and travel to other popular destinations like Barcelona, Valencia or Sevilla. If you’re thinking of adding another destination to your Basel and Madrid itinerary, let Omio find you the best connections between Madrid and any of these top destinations today!

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

  • The price of a coach ticket for this trip is £113 one way on average.
  • The price of a plane ticket is £152 one way on average for this journey.
  • The price of a ferry ticket is on average £1 one way for this route.
  • The price of a train ticket for this route is on average £3 one way.

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

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