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from Madrid to Basel

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22 Oct
£129Flixbus
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23 Oct
£85Flixbus
£229Air France
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24 Oct
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Wed
27 Oct
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£114easyJet
Thu
28 Oct
£101Flixbus
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29 Oct
£153Flixbus
£172easyJet
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30 Oct
£115Flixbus
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31 Oct
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1 Nov
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£127Brussels Airlines
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2 Nov
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£111easyJet
Thu
4 Nov
£76Flixbus
£132Lufthansa
Fri
5 Nov
£79Flixbus
£176Brussels Airlines
Sat
6 Nov
£111Flixbus
£143Air Europa
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7 Nov
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£270Air France
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8 Nov
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£104easyJet
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9 Nov
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£106Lufthansa
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11 Nov
£53Flixbus
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Travel Information between Madrid and Basel

distanceDistance743 miles (1199 km)
modeAvailable travel modesCoach or flight
priceTicket price range£67 - £103
cheapestCheapest modeFlight • £67 • 2 h 15 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • £67 • 2 h 15 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus or easyJet

Travel 743 miles (1199 km) by coach or flight from Madrid to Basel. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 2 h 15 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a flight is the best option with prices starting as low as £67. The most popular travel providers which serve this trip are Flixbus or easyJet among others. Travellers can even take a direct from Madrid to Basel.

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FAQs
Is international travel between Madrid, Spain and Basel, Switzerland allowed?

Travel from Madrid, Spain to Basel, Switzerland is: Partially open.

Is international entry into Basel from Madrid restricted?

International entry is currently allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Spain.

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

Entry Requirements:

  • 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
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Health declaration required
  • Digital entry registration is required prior to arrival

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: Mandatory

The above information was last verified on 15/10/2021. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip between Madrid and Basel closer to your planned date of departure here.

Am I required to self-quarantine when I return to Madrid, Spain from Basel, Switzerland?

The current restriction level for returning to Madrid, Spain from Switzerland is: Partially open.

Am I allowed to reenter Madrid, Spain from Basel, Switzerland?

Reentering Spain is currently allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Switzerland

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

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Specific entry restrictions may apply for travel to Spain: Canary Islands
  • Health screen upon arrival
  • Pre-arrival Health Control Form (FCS) required

Which rules do I need to follow in Madrid, Spain regarding COVID-19?

All travellers returning to Spain 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 22/10/2021. 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 Madrid from Basel here.

What are my travel options from Madrid to Basel?

You can travel to Basel from Madrid 2 different ways: coach or flight.

What is the cheapest way from Madrid to Basel?

A flight service offers the cheapest way to travel from Madrid to Basel, which costs on average £67.

This is compared to other ways of getting to Basel:

A flight is generally £36 less than a coach for the same journey. A coach costs on average £103 from Madrid to Basel.

What is the fastest way to Basel from Madrid?

The quickest way to travel to Basel from Madrid is by flight, which takes on average 2 h 15 min   compared to other travel options that may take you longer to get to your destination:

In comparison, taking a coach requires on average 31 h 45 min   of travel time.

What is the distance from Madrid to Basel?

The distance between Madrid and Basel is around 743 miles (1199 km).

Where do people depart from and arrive in when travelling from Madrid to Basel?

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

  • Most travellers who book a coach ticket from Madrid to Basel depart from Madrid, Estación Sur/Gare routière Méndez Alvaro - 83 to Basel.
  • Most travellers who purchase a plane ticket from Madrid to Basel depart from Madrid Barajas Airport to EuroAirport Basel Mulhouse Freiburg.
Which travel companies can take me from Madrid to Basel?

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 £103 on Omio.
  • Travel with easyJet to go to Basel by plane. For a good deal on tickets, you can find easyJet Madrid to Basel tickets on Omio for £67.
Where should I go next after I travel to Basel from Madrid?
Many of our customers who book a trip from Madrid to Basel often extend their holiday and travel to other popular destinations like Zurich, Paris or Milan. If you’re thinking of adding another destination to your Madrid and Basel itinerary, let Omio find you the best connections between Basel and any of these top destinations today!
How far in advance should I book tickets from Madrid to Basel online to get the best deals?

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

  • Coach tickets cost £103 one way on average.
  • Plane tickets are costing on average £67 one way.

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

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