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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 24 Jan we recommend taking a train because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

07:05Milan Centrale4h51 11:56Basel SBB
4 changes
£621One-way
Cheapest
07:05Milan Centrale4h51 11:56Basel SBB
4 changes
£621One-way
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08:43Milan Centrale4h45 13:28Basel SBB
2 changes
£671One-way
06:43Milan Centrale5h13 11:56Basel SBB
3 changes
£621One-way
07:43Milan Centrale5h45 13:28Basel SBB
2 changes
£671One-way

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Mon
24 Jan
£89Trenitalia
£22Flixbus
Tue
25 Jan
£89Trenitalia
£22Flixbus
Wed
26 Jan
£63Trenitalia
£19Flixbus
Thu
27 Jan
£63Trenitalia
£22Flixbus
Fri
28 Jan
£36Trenitalia
£36Marino Autolinee
Sat
29 Jan
£36Trenitalia
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Sun
30 Jan
£36Trenitalia
£19Flixbus
Mon
31 Jan
£36Trenitalia
£19Flixbus
Tue
1 Feb
£36Trenitalia
£19Flixbus
Wed
2 Feb
£36Trenitalia
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Thu
3 Feb
£36Trenitalia
£22Flixbus
Fri
4 Feb
£36Trenitalia
£36Marino Autolinee
Sat
5 Feb
£36Trenitalia
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Sun
6 Feb
£36Trenitalia
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Mon
7 Feb
£36Trenitalia
£19Flixbus
Tue
8 Feb
£36Trenitalia
£19Flixbus
Wed
9 Feb
£36Trenitalia
£19Flixbus
Thu
10 Feb
£36Trenitalia
£17Flixbus
Fri
11 Feb
£36Trenitalia
£34Marino Autolinee
Sat
12 Feb
£36Trenitalia
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Travel Information to Basel from Milan

distanceDistance163 miles (263 km)
modeAvailable travel modesCoach or train
priceTicket price range£22 - £36
cheapestCheapest modeCoach • £22 • 4 h 40 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • £36 • 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 £22. The most popular travel providers which serve this route are Flixbus or Trenitalia among others. Travellers can even take a direct coach or train 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?

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

Can I enter Switzerland if coming from Italy?

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

Am I required to self-quarantine upon arrival to Basel if travelling from Milan?

Conditions of entry:

  • Travellers must present a negative COVID-19 test as either a RT-PCR performed within 72 hours prior to arrival, or an Antigen test performed within 24 hours prior to arrival
  • COVID-19 test required after arrival, between day 4 and day 7
  • Health declaration required
  • Digital entry registration is required prior to arrival

What measures do I need to follow in Basel, Switzerland due to the pandemic?

All travellers in Switzerland must observe the following coronavirus safety measures:

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

The information above was last checked on 20/01/2022; however, this can change before your date of travel so please make sure to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your journey to Basel from Milan.

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

Return travel to Milan, Italy from Switzerland is: Partially open.

Are there any travel restrictions on reentering Italy from Switzerland?

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

Are there requirements to self-quarantine on arrival into Italy from Switzerland?

Requirements for reentering Italy:

  • Travellers must present a negative COVID-19 test as either a RT-PCR performed within 48 hours prior to arrival, or an Antigen test performed within 24 hours prior to arrival
  • 5-day mandatory self-quarantine and COVID-19 test at the end of the isolation period
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from compulsory quarantine
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from compulsory quarantine (certificate needed)
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required

What are the requirements for social distancing and wearing face masks in Italy?

All travellers must abide by the following measures in Italy to reduce the spread of coronavirus in the country:

  • Social distance: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face masks: Mandatory

The above information about your return travel to Milan, Italy was last verified on 21/01/2022. As this information can change due to the nature of the pandemic, please check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   closer to your planned date of travel to Milan from Basel.

How do I go from Milan to Basel?

You can travel to Basel from Milan 2 different ways: coach or train.

How do I get from Milan to Basel the cheapest way?

The cheapest way from Milan to Basel is by taking a coach. You can find average ticket prices around £22 compared to other travel options to Basel:

A coach is £14 less than a train for this route with tickets for a train from Milan to Basel costing on average £36.

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, travelling by coach can take you on average 4 h 40 min.

What is the distance from Milan to Basel?

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

How many services a day are there between Milan and 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 trip between Milan and Basel as scheduled services by coach or train can vary by season or day of the week.

What are the departure and arrival points in Milan and in Basel?

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

  • Most travellers who buy a coach ticket from Milan to Basel depart from Milan, Stazione Centrale to Basel.
  • Most travellers board their train from Milano Centrale and arrive in Basel SBB.

Who can get me from Milan to Basel?

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

  • You can go to Basel from Milan by coach with Flixbus. You'll see cheap coach tickets for £22 with Flixbus from Milan to Basel on Omio.
  • You can travel by train to Basel from Milan with Trenitalia, and you can find Trenitalia Milan to Basel tickets for £36 on Omio.

Can I travel directly between Milan and Basel?

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

  • You can take a direct coach with BlaBlaCar with direct coaches per day.
  • You'll find 10 direct trains per day with Trenitalia.

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 between Milan and Basel.

What other destinations are worth visiting after travelling from Milan to Basel?

Looking to extend your trip from Milan to Basel? Many Omio customers who go from Milan to Basel usually extend their holiday to explore other popular destinations like Zurich, Paris or Strasbourg. If you're looking to explore Zurich, Paris or Strasbourg from Basel, let Omio find you the best connections available at an affordable price.

How early should I book tickets from Milan to Basel online for the best deals?

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 for this route is on average £22 one way.
  • The price of a train ticket is on average £36 one way for this route.

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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