Travel options
from London to Basel

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

Our recommendation

To get from London to Basel on 29 Oct we recommend taking a flight because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

14:15London Gatwick Airport1h40 16:55EuroAirport Basel Mulhouse Freiburg
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£1011One-way
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14:15London Gatwick Airport1h40 16:55EuroAirport Basel Mulhouse Freiburg
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£1011One-way
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08:15London Heathrow Airport1h35 10:50EuroAirport Basel Mulhouse Freiburg
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£2231One-way
11:05London Heathrow Airport4h10 16:15EuroAirport Basel Mulhouse Freiburg
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£2021One-way
06:30London Heathrow Airport3h10 10:40EuroAirport Basel Mulhouse Freiburg
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£2481One-way

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COMPARE Prices for trains, buses and flights

Thu
28 Oct
£69easyJet
Fri
29 Oct
£92easyJet
Sat
30 Oct
£39easyJet
Sun
31 Oct
£38easyJet
Mon
1 Nov
£42easyJet
Tue
2 Nov
£46easyJet
Wed
3 Nov
£36easyJet
Thu
4 Nov
£65British Airways
Fri
5 Nov
£37easyJet
Sat
6 Nov
£35easyJet
Sun
7 Nov
£128KLM
Mon
8 Nov
£106Air France
Tue
9 Nov
£114Air France
Wed
10 Nov
£108Lufthansa
Fri
12 Nov
£34easyJet
Sat
13 Nov
£36easyJet
Sun
14 Nov
£122Lufthansa
Mon
15 Nov
£52easyJet
Tue
16 Nov
£35easyJet
Wed
17 Nov
£36easyJet

Travel Information from London to Basel

distanceDistance438 miles (707 km)
modeAvailable travel modesFlight or coach
priceTicket price range£47 - £109
cheapestCheapest modeCoach • £47 • 18 h 30 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • £109 • 1 h 35 min
carriersPopular travel companieseasyJet or Flixbus

Take a flight or coach to travel 438 miles (707 km) to Basel from London. 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 coach is the best option with prices starting as low as £47. The most popular travel providers which serve this journey are easyJet or Flixbus among others. Travellers can even take a direct from London to Basel.

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FAQs
What are the COVID-19 travel restrictions for Basel, Switzerland if I’m coming from London, United Kingdom?

International travel from London, United Kingdom to Basel, Switzerland is: Partially open.

Can I enter Switzerland if coming from United Kingdom?

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

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

Conditions of entry:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival or 14 day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Negative COVID-19 test is required to end quarantine early. This test occurs on day 4 in quarantine
  • Entry is allowed only for fully vaccinated travellers
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)
  • Health declaration required
  • Digital entry registration is required prior to arrival

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

The information above was last checked on 23/10/2021; 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 London.

Are there COVID-19 restrictions on returning to London, United Kingdom from Basel, Switzerland?

Return travel to London, United Kingdom from Switzerland is: Partially open.

Are there any travel restrictions on reentering United Kingdom from Switzerland?

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

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

Requirements for reentering United Kingdom:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Before travelling, travellers must book and pay for a travel test package, which will include COVID-19 tests to be taken on day 2 and on day 8 of your quarantine
  • 10-day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Travellers vaccinated under the UK vaccine programme are exempt from mandatory quarantine
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test and can bypass compulsory quarantine on arrival
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required

What are the requirements for social distancing and wearing face masks in United Kingdom?

All travellers must abide by the following measures in United Kingdom to reduce the spread of coronavirus in the country:

  • Social distance: 1 metre (s) (3 feet)
  • Face masks: Regional advice

The above information about your return travel to London, United Kingdom was last verified on 28/10/2021. 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 London from Basel.

How do you get from London to Basel?

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

What is the cheapest way from London to Basel?

The cheapest way from London to Basel is by taking a coach. You can find average ticket prices around £47 compared to other travel options to Basel:

A coach is about £62 less than a flight, which costs on average £109 for this journey.

What is the fastest way to Basel from London?

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

Other travel options from London to Basel can usually take longer:

In comparison, getting to Basel by coach can take on average 18 h 30 min.

How many miles are between London and Basel

The London to Basel distance is approximately 438 miles (707 km).

When going from London to Basel, where do I depart from London and where do I arrive in Basel?

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

  • Flights most often depart from London at London Heathrow Airport and arrive in Basel at EuroAirport Basel Mulhouse Freiburg.
  • Coaches most often depart from London at London, Victoria Coach Station and arrive in Basel at Basel.
Which travel companies can get me from London to Basel?

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:

  • Travel with easyJet to go to Basel by plane. For a good deal on tickets, you can find easyJet London to Basel tickets on Omio for £109.
  • Travel with Flixbus to go to Basel by coach. For a good deal on tickets, you can find Flixbus London to Basel tickets on Omio for £47.
What is another destination I should add to my tour from London to Basel?
Looking to extend your trip from London to Basel? Many Omio customers who go from London 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.
How far in advance should I buy tickets between London and Basel online to get the best deals?

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

  • The price of a plane ticket for this journey is £109 one way on average.
  • The price of a coach ticket is £47 one way on average for this route.

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.