How to get to Basel from Manchester

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from Manchester to Basel

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

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

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Travel Information between Manchester and Basel

distanceDistance591 miles
modeAvailable travel modesTrain, coach or flight
priceTicket price range£37 - £682
cheapestCheapest modeFlight • £37 • 1 h 50 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • £37 • 1 h 50 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixBus, easyJet or Virgin Trains

Take a train, coach or flight to travel 591 miles from Manchester to Basel. The most popular travel providers which serve this route are FlixBus, easyJet or Virgin Trains among others. Travellers can even take a direct coach, flight or train from Manchester to Basel.

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Travel to Basel from Manchester on easyJet, FlixBus and Lufthansa travel with Omio. When comparing timetables and tickets, we will also show you other options with multiple connections or other travel modes if they’re available.

FlixBus is one of the most popular low-cost travel providers in Europe. Founded in Germany, FlixBus has expanded its services throughout Europe and even to the United States, giving travellers in both continents the option to take a long-distance travel at an affordable price. FlixBus also operates overnight travel on select routes throughout Europe. FlixBus offers only the Standard ticket for all its routes, which allows you to bring one hand luggage and one hold luggage bag per person. Additional fees apply for bringing extra luggage and making specific seat reservations, such as if you want to book an Extra Seat, Table Seat or the Panorama Seat. Standard amenities onboard include free Wi-Fi, power outlets to charge your phone, tablet or laptop during long travel journeys, extra legroom, luggage space and toilets.

    British Airways (BA) is the flag carrier airline of the United Kingdom with its headquarters in London near its main hub at London Heathrow Airport (LHR). Known as a full-service global airline, BA offers low fares year-round to destinations around the globe and flies to and from centrally-located airports. Its extensive global route network includes more than 170 destinations in nearly 80 countries throughout Europe, North America, South America, Asia, Africa and Australia. BA is also the second largest airline based in the UK in terms of its fleet size and number of passengers carried.

      FAQs: Manchester 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 Manchester to Basel.

      There are 3 travel options from Manchester to Basel: train, coach or flight.

      The cheapest way to travel to Basel from Manchester is a flight with an average price of £37.

      This is compared to other travel options from Manchester to Basel:

      Taking a flight costs £39 less than taking a coach, which costs on average £76 for the same trip.

      Taking a flight costs £645 less than taking a train, which costs on average £682 for the same trip.

      The fastest way to get to Basel from Manchester is by flight with an average travel time of 1 h 50 min.

      Other travel options to Basel take longer:

      Getting to Basel by coach takes 32 h 10 min on average.

      Train takes on average 10 h 33 min.

      You should expect to travel around 591 miles from Manchester to Basel.

      The average frequency per day from Manchester to Basel is:

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

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

      • Coaches most often depart from Manchester at Manchester, Coach Station and arrive in Basel at Basel, Meret Oppenheim-Strasse (Bahnhof SBB).
      • Flights from Manchester to Basel most often leave from Manchester Airport and arrive in EuroAirport Basel Mulhouse Freiburg.
      • Trains mostly leave from Manchester Piccadilly and tend to arrive in Basel SBB.

      Omio works with many trusted partners that can help you travel the best way from Manchester to Basel:

      • You can travel by coach from Manchester to Basel with FlixBus, and you can find FlixBus Manchester to Basel tickets for £76 on Omio.
      • You can take a flight from Manchester to Basel with easyJet, Lufthansa, KLM, British Airways or Air France. Cheap tickets can be found for £37 with easyJet from Manchester to Basel.
      • You can take a train from Manchester to Basel with Virgin Trains. Cheap tickets can be found for £682 with Virgin Trains from Manchester to Basel.

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

      • Direct coach with.
      • Direct services by plane with.
      • Direct services by 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 from Manchester to Basel.

      Your journey from Manchester to Basel doesn't have to end in Basel. Many of our customers like to extend their holidays to explore other popular destinations like Paris, Zurich, Milan, Strasbourg or Amsterdam. If you’d like to add Paris, Zurich, Milan, Strasbourg or Amsterdam to your Manchester to Basel trip, check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel to any of these top destinations from Basel today!

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