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from Milan to Basel

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

Our recommendation

To get from Milan to Basel on 19 Oct we recommend taking a train because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

07:20Milan Centrale4h12 11:32Basel SBB
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£901One-way
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07:20Milan Centrale4h12 11:32Basel SBB
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11:20Milan Centrale4h12 15:32Basel SBB
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18:20Milan Centrale4h12 22:32Basel SBB
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11:20Milan Centrale4h24 15:44Basel Bad Bhf
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Tue
19 Oct
£90Trenitalia
£27Flixbus
Wed
20 Oct
£90Trenitalia
£18Flixbus
Thu
21 Oct
£90Trenitalia
£18Flixbus
Fri
22 Oct
£64Trenitalia
£18Flixbus
Sat
23 Oct
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£18Flixbus
Sun
24 Oct
£90Trenitalia
£26Flixbus
Mon
25 Oct
£55Trenitalia
£18Flixbus
Tue
26 Oct
£55Trenitalia
£18Flixbus
Wed
27 Oct
£45Trenitalia
£18Flixbus
Thu
28 Oct
£45Trenitalia
£18Flixbus
Fri
29 Oct
£72Trenitalia
£27Flixbus
Sat
30 Oct
£55Trenitalia
£18Flixbus
Sun
31 Oct
£55Trenitalia
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Mon
1 Nov
£64Trenitalia
£35Flixbus
Tue
2 Nov
£45Trenitalia
£22Flixbus
Wed
3 Nov
£45Trenitalia
£18Flixbus
Thu
4 Nov
£45Trenitalia
£18Flixbus
Fri
5 Nov
£45Trenitalia
£18Flixbus
Sat
6 Nov
£45Trenitalia
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Sun
7 Nov
£45Trenitalia
£18Flixbus

Travel Information to Basel from Milan

distanceDistance163 miles (263 km)
modeAvailable travel modesCoach or train
priceTicket price range£18 - £64
cheapestCheapest modeCoach • £18 • 4 h 40 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • £64 • 4 h 12 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus or Trenitalia

Take a coach or train to travel 163 miles (263 km) from Milan to Basel. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 4 h 12 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a coach is the best option with prices starting as low as £18. The most popular travel providers which serve this journey are Flixbus or Trenitalia among others. Travellers can even take a direct coach from Milan to Basel.

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

Travel from Milan, Italy to Basel, Switzerland is: Partially open.

Is international entry into Basel from Milan restricted?

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

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

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 Milan and Basel closer to your planned date of departure here.

What travel restrictions, such as quarantine measures, should I be aware of for my journey back to Milan, Italy from Basel, Switzerland?

The restriction level for your return to Milan, Italy from Switzerland is: Partially open.

Is my journey back to Milan from Basel restricted?

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

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

Conditions of reentry into Italy:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 2 days before arrival or 5 day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Travellers issued with the EU Digital COVID Certificate are exempt from quarantine and COVID-19 testing
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required

What are the coronavirus safety measures I need to follow in Milan, Italy?

You should observe these safety measures in Italy 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 Italy was last checked on 18/10/2021. We advise you to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip back to Milan from Basel closer to your date of departure here.

How do I go from Milan to Basel?

You can travel between Milan and Basel 2 different ways: coach or train.

What is the cheapest way to get from Milan to Basel?

The cheapest way from Milan to Basel is by taking a coach. You can find average ticket prices around £18 compared to other travel options to Basel:

A coach is £46 less than a train for this route with tickets for a train from Milan to Basel costing on average £64.

What is the quickest way from Milan to Basel?

The fastest way to get to Basel from Milan is by train with an average travel time of 4 h 12 min.

There are alternative travel options to Basel that can usually take longer:

In comparison, taking a coach requires on average 4 h 40 min   of travel time.

How many miles from Milan to Basel would I travel?

Basel is approximately 163 miles (263 km) away from Milan.

How many scheduled departures are there a day from Milan to Basel?

The average frequency per day from Milan to Basel is:

  • Around 10 trains per day.

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

What are the departure and arrival points when travelling from Milan to Basel?

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

  • Coaches mostly depart from Milan, Stazione Centrale and arrive in Basel.
  • Trains mostly leave from Milano Centrale and tend to arrive in Basel SBB.
Which travel companies can get me from Milan to Basel?

If finding a good deal is your main consideration for your trip from Milan to Basel, then we'll help you find the best value travel companies for you:

  • Travel with Flixbus to go to Basel by coach. For a good deal on tickets, you can find Flixbus Milan to Basel tickets on Omio for £18.
  • Travel with Trenitalia for trains to Basel. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for Trenitalia Milan to Basel tickets on Omio for £64.
Is there a direct service to Basel from Milan?

Yes, there are direct services available between Milan and Basel with the following travel operators:

  • You can book a direct coach with Flixbus or BlaBlaCar.

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

What is another destination I should add to my tour from Milan to Basel?
Many of our customers who book a trip from Milan to Basel often extend their holiday and travel to other popular destinations like Zurich, Paris or Strasbourg. If you’re thinking of adding another destination to your Milan and Basel itinerary, let Omio find you the best connections between Basel and any of these top destinations today!
How early should I buy Milan to Basel tickets online to score the best deals?

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

  • Coach tickets are costing on average £18 one way.
  • Train tickets are costing £64 one way on average.

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

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