The cheapest buses from Bologna to Basel

Showing times and prices for Sep 29

Cheapest

$45

Average

$47

The best way to find a cheap fare is to book your ticket as far in advance as you can and to avoid traveling at rush hour.

The average ticket from Bologna to Basel will cost around $ 47 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only $ 45.

Cheapest
02:00PMBologna, Autostazione9h30 11:30PMBasel, Meret Oppenheim-Strasse
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$451One-way
2nd Cheapest
01:20AMBologna, Autostazione7h55 09:15AMBasel, Meret Oppenheim-Strasse
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$491One-way

Timetable Bologna to Basel

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01:20AMBologna, Autostazione7h55 09:15AMBasel, Meret Oppenheim-Strasse
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02:00PMBologna, Autostazione9h30 11:30PMBasel, Meret Oppenheim-Strasse
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COMPARE Prices across different modes

Wed
Sep 29
$147Trenitalia
$45Flixbus
Thu
Sep 30
$98Trenitalia
$37Flixbus
Sun
Oct 3
$84Trenitalia
$42Flixbus
Tue
Oct 5
$84Trenitalia
$39Flixbus
Wed
Oct 6
$84Trenitalia
$39Flixbus
Fri
Oct 8
$98Trenitalia
$37Flixbus
Sat
Oct 9
$84Trenitalia
$37Flixbus
Sun
Oct 10
$84Trenitalia
$50Flixbus

The fastest buses from Bologna to Basel

Showing times and prices for Sep 29

Fastest Journey

7 h 55 m

Average

8 h 42 m

Buses per day

2

Distance

448 km

Of the 2 buses that leave Bologna for Basel every day 2 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

These direct buses cover the 448 km distance in an average of 8 h 42 m but if you time it right, some buses will get you there in just 7 h 55 m .

The slowest buses will take 9 h 30 m and usually involve a change or two along the way, but you might be able to save a few pennies if you’re on a budget.

Fastest
01:20AMBologna, Autostazione7h55 09:15AMBasel, Meret Oppenheim-Strasse
0 changes
$491One-way
2nd Fastest
02:00PMBologna, Autostazione9h30 11:30PMBasel, Meret Oppenheim-Strasse
0 changes
$451One-way

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Bus Information to Basel from Bologna

distanceDistance277 miles (447 km)
durationAverage bus duration7 h 55 min
priceAverage bus ticket price$41 (€33)
changesDirect busYes
carriersBus providersFlixbus

Buses from Bologna to Basel cover the 277 miles (447 km) long journey taking on average 7 h 55 min with our travel partners like Flixbus. There are direct bus services available. You can get the cheapest bus tickets for this journey for as low as $37 (€30), but the average price of bus tickets is $41 (€33). Travelers depart most frequently from Bologna Centrale and arrive in Basel.

Bus companies

Bologna to Basel with FlixBus

For as little as $37 (€30) you can travel by bus from Bologna to Basel with FlixBus. Omio will show you the best deals, schedules and tickets available for this journey.

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Omio helps you compare and book the perfect bus with FlixBus between Bologna and Basel for a smooth and relaxing journey. Check the latest FlixBus bus schedules for the ideal departure and arrival times, take a look at the travel information for the Bologna to Basel bus with FlixBus (such as baggage allowance and amenities offered onboard), compare the best connections for your Bologna - Basel trip and then book a cheap bus ticket with ease. The distance between Bologna and Basel by bus is 277 miles (447 km). You can book tickets for this FlixBus bus for as low as $37 (€30) one-way if you book in advance. When you search for FlixBus tickets from Bologna to Basel in the Omio app, you can also check whether they are mobile tickets quickly and easily. If they are mobile tickets, then you can go paperless when taking a bus. Book that perfect FlixBus Bologna - Basel bus ticket online and enjoy your trip!

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FAQs
What COVID-19 travel safety information and restrictions should I be aware of for my bus between Bologna and Basel?

Travel by bus between Bologna, Italy and Basel, Switzerland is: Partially open.

Is international entry into Basel from Bologna restricted?

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

Do I need to quarantine on arrival in Switzerland from Bologna?

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 safety rules to follow in Basel, Switzerland?

The government of Switzerland has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

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

The above information was last checked on 9/23/21. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your bus between Bologna and Basel closer to your date of departure here

What restrictions are there on reentering Italy from Basel, Switzerland?

The current restriction level for your return trip by bus from Basel to Bologna is: Partially open

Are there any international entry restrictions on returning to Italy from Switzerland?

Reentry to Italy is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Switzerland

Do I need to quarantine on arrival in Italy from Basel?

What are the requirements?

  • 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 safety rules to follow in Bologna, Italy?

The government of Italy has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

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

Last checked on 9/27/21. We do our best to keep this information up to date, but regulations can change so please double check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations ahead of your bus to Bologna from Basel here.

How much do cheap buses between Bologna and Basel cost?
If you’re looking to save money on tickets, you can find cheap Bologna to Basel buses for as little as $37 (€30)  in the next 7 days.
What is the price of a bus ticket from Bologna to Basel?
If you are looking to buy your bus ticket in the next 7 days, you can expect the Bologna to Basel bus to cost on average $41 (€33)  one way.
How far is Basel from Bologna by bus?
When traveling this route you should expect the distance to Basel from Bologna by bus to be approximately 277 miles (447 km).
What is the Bologna to Basel bus travel time?
The bus time from Bologna to Basel is on average 7 h 55 min  for the 277 miles (447 km) long journey, but the time it takes to go between Bologna and Basel by bus can vary depending on specific dates or traveling on weekends and holidays.
When traveling by bus from Bologna to Basel, which bus station in Bologna do I depart from and which bus station in Basel do I arrive in?

There are a few bus stations in Bologna to start your route from including Bologna, Autostazione, Bologna, Piaza XX Settembre and Bologna, Imola highway exit. In Basel you have a few bus station options to choose from for your arrival including Basel, Basel, Gartenstraße and Basel, Badischer Bahnhof (Schweiz).

Omio customers traveling this route depart most frequently from Bologna Centrale   and arrive in Basel.

Where is the Bologna bus station located? Where is the Basel bus station located?

Passengers board their bus most frequently from Bologna Centrale and travel around 1 mile (s) / 1 km from the city center to this bus station.

Passengers traveling this route most often arrive at Basel and need to travel approximately 1 mile (s) / 1 km from the bus station to the city center in Basel.

What bus providers offer a service from Bologna to Basel?
For the route from Bologna to Basel you can take a bus with Flixbus. Be sure to check out all possible bus providers that offer services to Basel from Bologna on Omio to compare what amenities they may have.
When is the earliest bus from Bologna to Basel? When is the last bus from Bologna to Basel?
You can take the first bus from Bologna to Basel at 9: 00 AM. The last bus from Bologna to Basel that you can take departs at 11: 20 PM. Omio shows you the latest bus from Bologna to Basel schedule to help you book the best departure time for this route.
When should I book the Bologna to Basel bus for the best deals on tickets?
In general, we recommend booking tickets for buses in advance to score the best deals from all possible bus providers offering this trip and save money. If you buy bus tickets to Basel from Bologna within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average $41 (€33) one way. To find the best prices for this route, consider booking your bus ticket from Bologna to Basel a few months in advance.