How to get from Basel to Milan

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from Basel to Milan

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

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train

To get from Basel to Milan on 17 Aug we recommend taking a train because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

10:33Basel SBB4h44 15:17Milan Centrale
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£811One-way
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09:03Basel SBB5h14 14:17Milan Centrale
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£791One-way
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10:28Basel SBB4h12 14:40Milan Centrale
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£901One-way
17:28Basel SBB4h12 21:40Milan Centrale
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£901One-way
06:28Basel SBB4h12 10:40Milan Centrale
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£901One-way

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Travel Information to Milan from Basel

distanceDistance163 miles
modeAvailable travel modesCoach, flight, ferry or train
priceTicket price range£2 - £89
fastestFastest modeTrain • £89 • 4 h 12 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus or Trenitalia

Take a coach, flight, ferry or train to travel 163 miles between Basel and Milan. The most popular travel providers which serve this journey are Flixbus or Trenitalia among others. Travellers can even take a direct coach or train from Basel to Milan.

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FAQs

Travel from Basel, Switzerland to Milan, Italy is: Fully open.

Is international entry into Milan 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 Milan, Italy from Basel?

Entry Requirements:

  • There are no current restrictions

What are the COVID-19 safety measures to follow in Milan, Italy?

The government of Italy 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 28/07/2022. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip to Milan from Basel closer to your planned date of departure here.

The restriction level for your return to Basel, Switzerland from Italy is: Fully open.

Is my journey back to Basel from Milan restricted?

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

Do I need to self-quarantine upon arrival in Basel from Milan?

Conditions of reentry into Switzerland:

  • There are no current restrictions

What are the coronavirus safety measures I need to follow in Basel, Switzerland?

You should observe these safety measures in Switzerland as imposed by the government to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

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

This information about your return travel to Switzerland was last checked on 03/08/2022. We advise you to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip back to Basel from Milan closer to your date of departure here.

You can travel between Basel and Milan 4 different ways: coach, flight, ferry or train.

Flight services offer the cheapest way to get from Basel to Milan. Tickets for a flight cost on average £2.

This is compared to other travel options to Milan:

A flight journey is usually £52 less than a journey to Milan by coach, which costs on average £53 for the same trip.

A flight is about £88 less than a train, which costs on average £89 for this journey.

The fastest way to get to Milan from Basel is by train with an average travel time of 4 h 12 min.

There are alternative travel options to Milan that can usually take longer:

In comparison, getting to Milan by coach can take on average 4 h 35 min.

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You should expect to travel around 163 miles from Basel to Milan.

The average frequency per day from Basel to Milan is:

  • 2 coaches per day.
  • Around 17 trains per day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your trip to Milan from Basel 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 Milan:

  • Most travellers take a coach from Basel, Bahnhof to Milan, Stazione Centrale.
  • Most travellers who buy a plane ticket from Basel to Milan depart from EuroAirport Basel Mulhouse Freiburg to Milan Malpensa Airport.
  • Most travellers board their train from Basel SBB and arrive in Milano Centrale.

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

  • You can go to Milan from Basel by coach with Flixbus. You'll see cheap coach tickets for £53 with Flixbus from Basel to Milan on Omio.
  • You can go to Milan from Basel by train with Trenitalia. You'll see cheap train tickets for £89 with Trenitalia from Basel to Milan on Omio.

Yes, there are direct routes from Basel to Milan with the following travel companies:

  • You can check for a direct coach to Milan with Flixbus or BlaBlaCar with direct coaches per day.
  • You can find 3 direct trains per day to take to Milan with Trenitalia.

As you won't need to change at another stop in between, direct services to Milan tend to save you time and add more convenience, so it's worth paying attention to before you book tickets for this trip.

Omio customers who travel from Basel to Milan often also extend their holiday to go to Rome, Paris or Naples. Omio can help you plan your trip by finding the best connections between Milan and these popular destinations at a great price.

When planning your trip between Basel and Milan, it’s good to keep in mind what tickets to purchase and their prices in the next 7 days:

  • Coach tickets are costing £53 one way on average.
  • Plane tickets are costing £2 one way on average.
  • Train tickets are costing £89 one way on average.

However, we recommend buying tickets from Basel to Milan online a few months in advance to get the best deals and save money on your upcoming journey.

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