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Travel Information from Madrid to Basel

distanceDistance743 miles (1199 km)
modeAvailable travel modesCoach, flight, ferry or train
fastestFastest modeFlight • £104 • 2 h 15 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus or easyJet

Travel 743 miles (1199 km) by coach, flight, ferry or train to Basel from Madrid. The most popular travel providers which serve this route are Flixbus or easyJet among others. Travellers can even take a direct from Madrid to Basel.

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FAQs

Travel between Madrid, Spain and Basel, Switzerland is: Fully open.

Can travellers from Spain enter Switzerland?

International entry is allowed at this time for: Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of Spain.

Are there rules for self-quarantine when arriving to Basel from Madrid?

Conditions of entry into Switzerland:

  • There are no current restrictions

Are there COVID-19 safety rules for social distancing and wearing face masks in Basel, Switzerland?

To reduce the spread of COVID-19, the government of Switzerland has imposed the following measures:

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

This information was last checked on 25/06/2022. As this information can change due to the nature of the pandemic, make sure to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your trip between Madrid and Basel.

The restriction level for your return to Madrid, Spain from Switzerland is: Fully open.

Is my journey back to Madrid from Basel restricted?

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

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

Conditions of reentry into Spain:

  • Specific entry restrictions may apply for travel to Spain: Canary Islands

What are the coronavirus safety measures I need to follow in Madrid, Spain?

You should observe these safety measures in Spain as imposed by the government to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

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

This information about your return travel to Spain was last checked on 27/06/2022. We advise you to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip back to Madrid from Basel closer to your date of departure here.

There are 4 ways to get from Madrid to Basel: coach, flight, ferry or train.

Ferry services offer the cheapest way to get from Madrid to Basel. Tickets for a ferry cost on average £1.

This is compared to other travel options to Basel:

A ferry is £129 less than a coach for this trip with tickets for a coach from Madrid to Basel costing on average £129.

A ferry is generally £104 less than a flight for the same route. A flight costs on average £104 from Madrid to Basel.

A ferry is about £4 less than a train, which costs on average £4 for this journey.

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

Other travel options between Madrid and Basel can usually take longer:

In comparison, taking a coach requires on average 31 h 25 min   of travel time.

In comparison, travelling by ferry can take you on average NaN h NaN min.

In comparison, going by train can take 22 h 28 min   on average.

The distance from Madrid to Basel is approximately 743 miles (1199 km).

The average frequency per day from Madrid to Basel is:

  • 14 flights per day.
  • 1 train per day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your route to Basel from Madrid 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 Madrid to Basel:

  • Coaches most often depart from Madrid at Madrid, Estación Sur/Gare routière Méndez Alvaro - 83 and arrive in Basel at Basel, Bahnhof.
  • Flights most often depart from Madrid at Madrid Barajas Airport and arrive in Basel at EuroAirport Basel Mulhouse Freiburg.
  • Trains from Madrid to Basel most often leave from Madrid-Puerta de Atocha and arrive in Basel SBB.

If finding a good deal is your main consideration for your trip from Madrid 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 Madrid to Basel for £129 on Omio.
  • EasyJet can get you to Basel by plane. You can find a good deal for plane tickets with easyJet from Madrid to Basel for £104 on Omio.
Omio customers who travel from Madrid to Basel often also extend their holiday to go to Zurich, Paris or Milan. Omio can help you plan your trip by finding the best connections between Basel and these popular destinations at a great price.

Before travelling from Madrid to Basel, 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 trip is £129 one way on average.
  • The price of a plane ticket for this trip is on average £104 one way.
  • The price of a ferry ticket for this journey is on average £1 one way.
  • The price of a train ticket for this trip is £4 one way on average.

But we recommend booking Madrid 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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