How to get from Milan to Basel

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from Milan to Basel

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

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To get from Milan to Basel on 03 Jul we recommend taking a train because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

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Travel Information from Milan to Basel

distanceDistance163 miles (263 km)
modeAvailable travel modesCoach, flight, ferry or train
fastestFastest modeTrain • £92 • 4 h 12 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus or Trenitalia

Take a coach, flight, ferry or train to travel 163 miles (263 km) between Milan and Basel. The most popular travel providers which serve this trip are Flixbus or Trenitalia among others. Travellers can even take a direct coach or train from Milan to Basel.

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FAQs

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

Is international entry into Basel from Milan restricted?

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

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

Entry Requirements:

  • There are no current restrictions

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

The above information was last verified on 25/06/2022. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip to Basel from Milan closer to your planned date of departure here.

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

Is my journey back to Milan from Basel restricted?

Entry into Italy is currently allowed for: Entry is fully 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:

  • There are no current restrictions

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 01/07/2022. 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.

There are 4 travel options from Milan to Basel: coach, flight, ferry or train.

A ferry service offers the cheapest way to travel from Milan to Basel, which costs on average £1.

This is compared to other ways of getting to Basel:

A ferry is about £33 less than a coach, which costs on average £33 for this route.

A ferry is £4 less than a flight for this route with tickets for a flight from Milan to Basel costing on average £4.

A ferry journey is usually £92 less than a journey to Basel by train, which costs on average £92 for the same trip.

The quickest way to travel from Milan to Basel is by train, which takes on average 4 h 12 min   compared to other travel options that may take you longer to get to your destination:

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The distance from Milan to Basel is approximately 163 miles (263 km).

The average frequency per day from Milan to Basel is:

  • 12 trains per day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your route to Basel from Milan 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 when travelling from Milan to Basel:

  • Most travellers who purchase a coach ticket from Milan to Basel depart from Milan, Stazione Centrale to Basel, Bahnhof.
  • Most travellers take a flight from Milan Malpensa Airport to EuroAirport Basel Mulhouse Freiburg.
  • Most travellers catch their train from Milano Centrale and arrive in Basel SBB.

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:

  • Flixbus can get you to Basel by coach. You can find a good deal for coach tickets with Flixbus from Milan to Basel for £33 on Omio.
  • 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 £92.

Yes, there are direct routes from Milan to Basel with the following travel companies:

  • You can check for a direct coach to Basel with Flixbus, Marino Autolinee or BlaBlaCar with direct coaches per day.
  • You'll find direct train services to Basel with Trenitalia with around 4 direct trains every day.

As you won't need to change at another stop in between, direct services to Basel tend to save you time and add more convenience, so it's worth paying attention to before you purchase tickets for this trip.

Many of our customers travelling from Milan to Basel don't make Basel their final stop. Some of the destinations worth visiting after are Zurich, Paris or Strasbourg, either of which you could add to your Milan and Basel trip itinerary. Check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel from Basel to any of these top destinations today!

Before travelling from Milan to Basel, it’s good to know what ticket you can book and how much it will cost in the next 7 days:

  • The price of a coach ticket is on average £33 one way for this journey.
  • The price of a plane ticket for this route is on average £4 one way.
  • The price of a ferry ticket is £1 one way on average for this trip.
  • The price of a train ticket for this trip is £92 one way on average.

But we recommend booking Milan 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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