How to get to Basel from Madrid

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from Madrid to Basel

How to get to Basel from Madrid by train, bus, flight or ferry.

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The best way to travel from Madrid to Basel is by taking a coach because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

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Travel Information between Madrid and Basel

distanceDistance743 miles
modeAvailable travel modesTrain, coach or flight
priceTicket price range£38 - £240
cheapestCheapest modeFlight • £38 • 2 h 15 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • £38 • 2 h 15 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixBus, easyJet or AVE

Take a train, coach or flight to travel 743 miles between Madrid and Basel. The most popular travel providers which serve this route are FlixBus, easyJet or AVE among others. Travellers can even take a direct coach, flight or train from Madrid to Basel.

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All travel companies: All Airlines and Coach Companies from Madrid to Basel

FlixBus, Lufthansa and KLM will get you from Madrid to Basel at great prices. With over 1000 travel companies on Omio, you can find the best travel times, prices and tickets for your trip.

FlixBus is one of Europe's leading low-cost travel operators, founded in Germany and offering long-distance travel services in Europe and the U. S. FlixBus also operates overnight travel on select routes throughout Europe. Standard amenities on FlixBus include free Wi-Fi, power outlets to charge your phone, tablet or laptop during long travel journeys, extra legroom, luggage space and toilets. You can even purchase snacks and drinks onboard. FlixBus offers only the Standard ticket for all its routes, which allows you to bring one hand luggage and one hold luggage per person. Additional fees apply for extra luggage and specific seat reservations, such as if you want to book an Extra Seat, Table Seat or the Panorama Seat.

    Germany's largest airline is Lufthansa. Fly between Madrid and Basel and book your most convinient travel ticket from Lufthansa's many ticket options including: Economy Light, Economy Classic, Economy Flex, Business Class and First Class.

      FAQs: Madrid to Basel

      FAQs: Travel to Basel easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from Madrid to Basel.

      There are 3 ways to get from Madrid to Basel: train, coach or flight.

      The cheapest way to go to Basel from Madrid is by taking a flight, which costs on average £38.

      This is compared to other ways of getting from Madrid to Basel:

      Taking a flight costs £18 less than taking a coach, which costs on average £56 for the same trip.

      Taking a flight costs £202 less than taking a train, which average ticket prices of £240.

      The fastest way from Madrid to Basel is by flight with an average journey time of 2 h 15 min.

      There are alternative travel options to Basel that take longer:

      Getting to Basel by coach takes 26 h 20 min on average.

      Train takes 21 h 59 min on average.

      The distance between Madrid and Basel is around 743 miles.

      The average frequency per day from Madrid to Basel is:

      • 1 coach a day.
      • 1 train per day.

      However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your route to Basel from Madrid as scheduled services by train, coach or flight can vary by season or day of the week.

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

      • Coaches from Madrid to Basel most often leave from Madrid, Estación Sur de Autobuses and arrive in Basel, Meret Oppenheim-Strasse (Bahnhof SBB).
      • Flights mostly depart from Madrid Barajas Airport and arrive in EuroAirport Basel Mulhouse Freiburg.
      • Trains from Madrid to Basel most often leave from Madrid-Puerta de Atocha-Almudena Grandes and arrive in Basel SBB.

      The following travel companies offer services from Madrid to Basel:

      • Travel with FlixBus, Alsa or BlaBlaCar Bus for coaches to Basel. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for FlixBus Madrid to Basel tickets on Omio for £56.
      • Travel with easyJet, Lufthansa, Vueling Airlines, Air France or KLM to go to Basel by plane. For a good deal on tickets, you can find easyJet Madrid to Basel tickets on Omio for £38.
      • Travel with AVE to go to Basel by train. For a good deal on tickets, you can find AVE Madrid to Basel tickets on Omio for £239.

      Yes, there are direct services available from Madrid to Basel with the following travel companies:

      • Direct services by coach with.
      • Take a direct flight with easyJet.
      • Direct train with.

      Direct services tend to save you time and add more convenience in getting you to Basel as you won't need to transfer at another stop in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking your tickets to Basel from Madrid.

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

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