How to get from Como to Basel

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Travel Information from Como to Basel

distanceDistance140 miles
modeAvailable travel modesCoach, flight, ferry or train
fastestFastest modeTrain • £88 • 2 h 54 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus or Trenitalia

Travel 140 miles by coach, flight, ferry or train between Como and Basel. The most popular travel providers which serve this journey are Flixbus or Trenitalia among others. Travellers can even take a direct from Como to Basel.

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International travel from Como, Italy to Basel, Switzerland is: Fully open.

Can I enter Switzerland if coming from Italy?

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

Am I required to self-quarantine upon arrival to Basel if travelling from Como?

Conditions of entry:

  • There are no current restrictions

What measures do I need to follow in Basel, Switzerland due to the pandemic?

All travellers in Switzerland must observe the following coronavirus safety measures:

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

The information above was last checked on 25/06/2022; however, this can change before your date of travel so please make sure to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your journey to Basel from Como.

The current restriction level for returning to Como, Italy from Switzerland is: Fully open.

Am I allowed to reenter Como, Italy from Basel, Switzerland?

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

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

  • There are no current restrictions

Which rules do I need to follow in Como, Italy regarding COVID-19?

All travellers returning to Italy 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 27/06/2022. 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 Como from Basel here.

There are 4 ways that you can travel between Como and Basel. You can take a coach, flight, ferry or train.

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

A flight is £18 less than a coach for this journey with tickets for a coach from Como to Basel costing on average £18.

A flight is generally £1 less than a ferry for the same route. A ferry costs on average £1 from Como to Basel.

A flight journey is usually £88 less than a journey to Basel by train, which costs on average £88 for the same trip.

The fastest way to get to Basel from Como is by train with an average travel time of 2 h 54 min.

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

In comparison, going by coach can take 4 h 25 min   on average.

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You should expect to travel around 140 miles from Como to Basel.

The average frequency per day from Como to Basel is:

  • Around 1 coach per day.
  • 14 trains per day.

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

  • Coaches mostly depart from Como, Centro (Area di Servizio AGIP) and arrive in Basel, Bahnhof.
  • Trains mostly leave from Como S. Giovanni and tend to arrive in Basel SBB.

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

  • Travel with Flixbus to go to Basel by coach. For a good deal on tickets, you can find Flixbus Como to Basel tickets on Omio for £18.
  • Trenitalia can get you to Basel by train. You can find a good deal for train tickets with Trenitalia from Como to Basel for £88 on Omio.
Looking to extend your trip from Como to Basel? Many Omio customers who go from Como to Basel usually extend their holiday to explore other popular destinations like Zurich, Paris or Milan. If you're looking to explore Zurich, Paris or Milan from Basel, let Omio find you the best connections available at an affordable price.

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

  • Coach tickets are costing £18 one way on average.
  • Plane tickets cost on average £1 one way.
  • Ferry tickets cost on average £1 one way.
  • Train tickets are costing on average £88 one way.

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

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