How to get to Madrid from Basel

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from Basel to Madrid

How to get to Madrid from Basel by train, bus, flight or ferry.

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The best way to travel from Basel to Madrid is by taking a flight because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

EuroAirport Basel Mulhouse Freiburg (BSL)
15:55Madrid Barajas Airport (MAD)
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EuroAirport Basel Mulhouse Freiburg (BSL)
15:55Madrid Barajas Airport (MAD)
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EuroAirport Basel Mulhouse Freiburg (BSL)
15:55Madrid Barajas Airport (MAD)
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Travel Information to Madrid from Basel

distanceDistance743 miles
modeAvailable travel modesTrain, coach or flight
priceTicket price range£38 - £269
cheapestCheapest modeFlight • £38 • 2 h 20 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • £38 • 2 h 20 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixBus, easyJet or Renfe AVE INT

Take a train, coach or flight to travel 743 miles between Basel and Madrid. The most popular travel providers which serve this trip are FlixBus, easyJet or Renfe AVE INT among others. Travellers can even take a direct coach, flight or train from Basel to Madrid.

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Find the best route to Madrid from Basel with Omio's travel partners easyJet, Air France and Vueling Airlines! You'll find the best deals, timetables and tickets when comparing and booking the most affordable journey for you.

Renfe-SNCF is a joint venture between Spain's Renfe and France's SNCF, offering high-speed rail services between the two countries. The trains run at speeds of up to 300 km/h, with departures every two hours. Renfe-SNCF offers three types of trains: the AVE, the TGV and the EuroMed. The AVE is the fastest, with a journey time of just over three hours between Madrid and Paris. The TGV is slightly slower, but still offers a comfortable journey. The EuroMed is the slowest, but is the most affordable option. Renfe-SNCF offers a range of ticket types, including single, return and group tickets. Onboard facilities include comfortable seating, free Wi-Fi, power sockets and a selection of snacks and drinks. The most popular routes for Renfe-SNCF are Madrid to Paris, Barcelona to Marseille and Madrid to Lyon.

    FlixBus is one of the most popular low-cost travel providers in Europe. Founded in Germany, FlixBus has expanded its services throughout Europe and even to the United States, giving travellers in both continents the option to take a long-distance travel at an affordable price. FlixBus also operates overnight travel on select routes throughout Europe. FlixBus offers only the Standard ticket for all its routes, which allows you to bring one hand luggage and one hold luggage bag per person. Additional fees apply for bringing extra luggage and making specific seat reservations, such as if you want to book an Extra Seat, Table Seat or the Panorama Seat. Standard amenities onboard include free Wi-Fi, power outlets to charge your phone, tablet or laptop during long travel journeys, extra legroom, luggage space and toilets.

      Vueling is one of Spain’s leading low-cost airlines where you can choose between Basic, Optima or Time Flex tickets for your next travel between Basel and Madrid.

        FAQs: Basel to Madrid

        FAQs: Travel to Madrid 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 Madrid.

        There are 3 travel options from Basel to Madrid: train, coach or flight.

        The cheapest way to go to Madrid from Basel is by taking a flight, which costs on average £38.

        This is compared to other ways of getting from Basel to Madrid:

        A flight is £24 less than a coach with an average ticket price of £62 from Basel to Madrid.

        Taking a flight costs £231 less than taking a train, which average ticket prices of £269.

        The quickest way to travel to Madrid from Basel is by flight, which takes on average 2 h 20 min   compared to other travel options that take longer:

        Getting to Madrid by coach takes 25 h 30 min on average.

        Train takes on average 31 h 53 min.

        The Basel to Madrid distance is approximately 743 miles.

        The average frequency per day from Basel to Madrid is:

        • 1 train a day.

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

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

        • Coaches mostly depart from Basel, Meret Oppenheim-Strasse (Bahnhof SBB) and arrive in Madrid, Estación Sur de Autobuses.
        • Flights mostly leave from EuroAirport Basel Mulhouse Freiburg and tend to arrive in Madrid Barajas Airport.
        • Trains from Basel to Madrid most often leave from Basel SBB and arrive in Madrid-Puerta de Atocha-Almudena Grandes.

        Omio works with many trusted partners that can help you travel the best way from Basel to Madrid:

        • You can travel by coach to Madrid from Basel with FlixBus, and you can find FlixBus Basel to Madrid tickets for £62 on Omio.
        • You can travel between Basel and Madrid by flight with easyJet, Vueling Airlines, Lufthansa, KLM, Air France or Air Europa. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for £38 with easyJet from Basel to Madrid.
        • You can take a train from Basel to Madrid with Renfe AVE INT, Renfe-SNCF or TGV INOUI. Cheap tickets can be found for £269 with TGV INOUI from Basel to Madrid.

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

        • Take a direct coach with.
        • Direct flight with.
        • Take a direct train with.

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

        Looking to extend your trip from Basel to Madrid? Many Omio customers who go from Basel to Madrid usually extend their holiday to explore other popular destinations like Barcelona, Valencia, Seville, Málaga or Paris. If you're looking to explore Barcelona, Valencia, Seville, Málaga or Paris from Madrid, let Omio find you the best connections available at an affordable price.

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