How to get from London to Basel

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from London to Basel

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

Our recommendation
flight

To get from London to Basel on 21 May we recommend taking a flight because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

07:00London Gatwick Airport1h40 09:40EuroAirport Basel Mulhouse Freiburg
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£1081One-way
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07:00London Gatwick Airport1h40 09:40EuroAirport Basel Mulhouse Freiburg
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13:50London Gatwick Airport1h40 16:30EuroAirport Basel Mulhouse Freiburg
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£1201One-way
14:50London Heathrow Airport7h10 23:00EuroAirport Basel Mulhouse Freiburg
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£2071One-way
06:30London Heathrow Airport3h10 10:40EuroAirport Basel Mulhouse Freiburg
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£2531One-way

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Travel Information between London and Basel

distanceDistance438 miles (707 km)
modeAvailable travel modesCoach or flight
priceTicket price range£27 - £67
cheapestCheapest modeFlight • £27 • 1 h 35 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • £27 • 1 h 35 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus or easyJet

Take a coach or flight to travel 438 miles (707 km) from London to Basel. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 35 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a flight is the best option with prices starting as low as £27. The most popular travel providers which serve this journey are Flixbus or easyJet among others. Travellers can even take a direct from London to Basel.

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FAQs

Travel from London, United Kingdom to Basel, Switzerland is: Fully open.

Is international entry into Basel from London restricted?

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

Do I need to self-quarantine upon arrival to Basel, Switzerland from London?

Entry Requirements:

  • No COVID-19 testing required
  • No quarantine required

What are the COVID-19 safety measures to follow in Basel, Switzerland?

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

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

The above information was last verified on 09/05/2022. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip between London and Basel closer to your planned date of departure here.

The restriction level for your return to London, United Kingdom from Switzerland is: Fully open.

Is my journey back to London from Basel restricted?

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

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

Conditions of reentry into United Kingdom:

  • No COVID-19 testing required
  • No quarantine required

What are the coronavirus safety measures I need to follow in London, United Kingdom?

You should observe these safety measures in United Kingdom 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 United Kingdom was last checked on 18/05/2022. We advise you to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip back to London from Basel closer to your date of departure here.

There are 2 ways to get from London to Basel: coach or flight.

Flight services offer the cheapest way to get from London to Basel. Tickets for a flight cost on average £27.

This is compared to other travel options to Basel:

A flight journey is usually £40 less than a journey to Basel by coach, which costs on average £67 for the same trip.

The fastest way to get to Basel from London is by flight with an average travel time of 1 h 35 min.

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

In comparison, travelling by coach can take you on average 18 h 30 min.

The distance between London and Basel is around 438 miles (707 km).

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

  • Most travellers who purchase a plane ticket from London to Basel depart from London Heathrow Airport to EuroAirport Basel Mulhouse Freiburg.

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

  • Flixbus can get you to Basel by coach. You can find a good deal for coach tickets with Flixbus from London to Basel for £67 on Omio.
  • EasyJet can take you to Basel by plane. If searching for a good deal on flights, you can find tickets for easyJet from London to Basel for £27.
Many of our customers travelling from London to Basel don't make Basel their final stop. Some of the destinations worth visiting after are Zurich, Paris or Milan, either of which you could add to your London and Basel trip itinerary. Check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel from Basel to any of these top destinations today!

Before travelling from London to Basel, 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 journey is £67 one way on average.
  • The price of a plane ticket is on average £27 one way for this journey.

But we recommend booking London to Basel 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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