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from Basel to Milan

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

Our recommendation

To get from Basel to Milan on 29 Jan we recommend taking a bus because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

14:40Basel5h30 20:10Milano, Autostazione Lampugnano
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£381One-way
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14:40Basel5h30 20:10Milano, Autostazione Lampugnano
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£381One-way
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10:28Basel SBB4h12 14:40Milan Centrale
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£891One-way
17:28Basel SBB4h12 21:40Milan Centrale
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£891One-way
06:28Basel SBB4h12 10:40Milan Centrale
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£891One-way

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Sat
29 Jan
£89Trenitalia
£38Marino Autolinee
Sun
30 Jan
£89Trenitalia
£22Flixbus
Mon
31 Jan
£63Trenitalia
£19Flixbus
Tue
1 Feb
£63Trenitalia
£19Flixbus
Wed
2 Feb
£36Trenitalia
£19Flixbus
Thu
3 Feb
£36Trenitalia
£22Flixbus
Fri
4 Feb
£36Trenitalia
£22Flixbus
Sat
5 Feb
£36Trenitalia
£22Flixbus
Sun
6 Feb
£44Trenitalia
£19Flixbus
Mon
7 Feb
£36Trenitalia
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Tue
8 Feb
£36Trenitalia
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Wed
9 Feb
£36Trenitalia
£19Flixbus
Thu
10 Feb
£36Trenitalia
£26Flixbus
Fri
11 Feb
£36Trenitalia
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Sat
12 Feb
£36Trenitalia
£19Flixbus
Sun
13 Feb
£44Trenitalia
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Mon
14 Feb
£36Trenitalia
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Tue
15 Feb
£36Trenitalia
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Wed
16 Feb
£36Trenitalia
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Thu
17 Feb
£36Trenitalia
£17Flixbus

Travel Information from Basel to Milan

distanceDistance163 miles (263 km)
modeAvailable travel modesCoach or train
priceTicket price range£22 - £36
cheapestCheapest modeCoach • £22 • 4 h 35 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • £36 • 4 h 12 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus or Trenitalia

Travel 163 miles (263 km) by coach or train from Basel to Milan. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 4 h 12 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a coach is the best option with prices starting as low as £22. The most popular travel providers which serve this trip are Flixbus or Trenitalia among others. Travellers can even take a direct train from Basel to Milan.

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FAQs

Is cross-border travel to Milan, Italy from Basel, Switzerland currently allowed?

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

Is international entry into Milan from Basel restricted?

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

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

Entry Requirements:

  • Travellers must present a negative COVID-19 test as either a RT-PCR performed within 48 hours prior to arrival, or an Antigen test performed within 24 hours prior to arrival
  • 5-day mandatory self-quarantine and COVID-19 test at the end of the isolation period
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from compulsory quarantine
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from compulsory quarantine (certificate needed)
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required

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 27/01/2022. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip between Basel and Milan closer to your planned date of departure here.

Are there restrictions on reentering Switzerland from Milan, Italy due to the coronavirus pandemic?

Return travel to Basel, Switzerland from Italy is: Partially open.

Are there any travel restrictions on reentering Switzerland from Italy?

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

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

Requirements for reentering Switzerland:

  • Travellers must present a negative COVID-19 test as either a RT-PCR performed within 72 hours prior to arrival, or an Antigen test performed within 24 hours prior to arrival
  • COVID-19 test required after arrival, between day 4 and day 7
  • Health declaration required
  • Digital entry registration is required prior to arrival

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

The above information about your return travel to Basel, Switzerland was last verified on 20/01/2022. 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 Milan.

What are my Basel to Milan travel options?

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

What is the cheapest way to go to Milan from Basel?

The cheapest way from Basel to Milan is by taking a coach. You can find average ticket prices around £22 compared to other travel options to Milan:

A coach is about £14 less than a train, which costs on average £36 for this journey.

What is the fastest way to get from Basel to Milan?

The quickest way to travel between Basel and Milan is by train, which takes on average 4 h 12 min   compared to other travel options that may take you longer to get to your destination:

In comparison, taking a coach requires on average 4 h 35 min   of travel time.

How far is Milan from Basel?

The Basel to Milan distance is approximately 163 miles (263 km).

How many services a day are there from Basel to Milan?

The average frequency per day from Basel to Milan is:

  • 3 trains per day.

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

Where do people depart from and arrive in when travelling from Basel to Milan?

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

  • Coaches most often depart from Basel at Basel and arrive in Milan at Milan, Stazione Centrale.
  • Trains mostly leave from Basel SBB and tend to arrive in Milano Centrale.

Which travel companies can help me find a way to get from Basel to Milan?

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

  • Flixbus can take you to Milan by coach. If searching for a good deal on coaches, you can find tickets for Flixbus from Basel to Milan for £22.
  • Trenitalia can get you to Milan by train. You can find a good deal for train tickets with Trenitalia from Basel to Milan for £36 on Omio.

Can I find a direct route to Milan from Basel?

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

  • You can check for a direct train to Milan with Trenitalia with 3 direct trains per day.

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 buy tickets for this route.

What other popular destinations should I add to my itinerary for my trip to Milan from Basel?

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

When should I book a ticket to Milan from Basel online to score the best deals?

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

  • The price of a coach ticket for this journey is on average £22 one way.
  • The price of a train ticket for this route is £36 one way on average.

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