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Overview: Bus from Milan to Basel

distanceDistance163 miles (263 km)
durationAverage bus duration5 h 5 min
priceAverage bus ticket price$29 (€24)
changesDirect busYes
carriersBus companiesFlixbus, BlaBlaCar, Eurolines Switzerland or Alsa

Buses from Milan to Basel cover the 163 miles (263 km) long trip taking on average 5 h 5 min with our travel partners like Flixbus, BlaBlaCar, Eurolines Switzerland or Alsa. There are direct bus services available. You can get the cheapest bus tickets for this trip for as low as $26 (€22), but the average price of bus tickets is $29 (€24). Travelers depart most frequently from Milano Centrale and arrive in Basel.

Bus companies: FlixBus and Alsa from Milan to Basel

Find the best buses between Milan and Basel with Omio's travel partners FlixBus and Alsa from $26 (€22). We can find you the best deals, schedules and tickets when comparing and booking the best trip.

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FlixBus is one of Europe's leading low-cost bus companies, founded in Germany and offering long-distance bus services in Europe and the U. S. FlixBus also operates overnight buses on select routes throughout Europe. Standard amenities on FlixBus include free Wi-Fi, power outlets to charge your phone, tablet or laptop during long bus journeys, extra legroom, luggage space and toilets. You can even purchase snacks and drinks onboard. FlixBus offers only the Standard ticket for all its routes, which allows you to bring one carry-on luggage and one checked bag per person. Additional fees apply for extra luggage and specific seat reservations, such as if you want to book an Extra Seat, Table Seat or the Panorama Seat.

  • Average Price: $26

Please follow the recommendations outlined by FlixBus when booking your bus tickets to Basel from Milan due to the coronavirus:

  • Exceptions to waive change or cancellation fees policy
  • All bookings can be canceled up to 15 minutes before departure (a fee may apply).
  • Cancellations made 30 days before departure are free of charge.
  • Canceled tickets are refunded as a voucher, which is valid for 12 months, and is the value of the original booking (minus a cancellation fee, if applicable).
  • Cashless payments recommended
  • Online booking and check-in recommended

Travel Tips: Bus to Basel from Milan

Take the bus 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 Milan to Basel.
FAQs

Is cross-border travel by bus between Milan, Italy and Basel, Switzerland allowed?

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

What is the status of international entry into Switzerland from Italy?

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

Do I need to self-quarantine on arrival in Switzerland 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 are the safety rules to follow in Basel, Switzerland?

When traveling in Switzerland, you must follow these COVID-19 safety rules:

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

The information above was last checked on 1/20/22. This can change before your date of travel so please review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your bus between Milan and Basel before traveling.

What are the COVID-19 restrictions for my return trip to Italy from Basel, Switzerland?

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

Is my return bus into Milan from Basel restricted?

International entry 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?

Conditions of reentry:

  • 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 safety rules to follow in Milan, Italy?

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

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

Last checked on 1/26/22. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your bus to Milan from Basel closer to your date of departure here here.

How much do cheap bus tickets between Milan and Basel cost?

Looking to save money on your route? Omio customers have found the cheapest bus between Milan and Basel for the next 7 days starting from $26 (€22)  one way.

What is the cost of a bus between Milan and Basel?

If you are looking to buy your bus ticket in the next 7 days, you can expect the Milan to Basel bus to cost on average $29 (€24)  one way.

How far is it from Milan to Basel by bus?

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

How many hours is the bus time to Basel from Milan?

On average the Milan to Basel bus travel time is 5 h 5 min  for the 163 miles (263 km) long route, but the duration can vary if you travel on weekends and holidays.

When traveling by bus from Milan to Basel, which bus station in Milan do I depart from and which bus station in Basel do I arrive in?

Some of the Milan bus stations to Basel you can start your journey from include Milan, Stazione Centrale, Milan, MILANO - P. Zza Laghi usc. Autostrada new svinc and Milan, Largo Tazio Nuvolari (Romolo). Similarly, some of the arrival bus stations in Basel include Basel, Basel, Gartenstraße and Basel, Badischer Bahnhof (Schweiz).

When traveling this route, Omio customers are departing most frequently from Milano Centrale   and arriving in Basel.

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

The most popular departure bus station with passengers for this journey, called Milano Centrale, is located 1.7 miles (2.8 km) from the city center of Milan.

The most popular arrival bus station, Basel, is located 0.7 miles (1.2 km) away from the city center of Basel.

Which bus providers can take me to Basel from Milan?

For the journey from Milan to Basel you can take a bus with Flixbus, BlaBlaCar, Eurolines Switzerland or Alsa. Be sure to check out all possible bus providers that offer services between Milan and Basel on Omio to compare what amenities they may have.

Can I purchase a direct bus from Milan to Basel?

Yes, there are direct buses between Milan and Basel, and you can find a direct bus for this route with Flixbus  on Omio. It's worth paying attention to when you buy your bus ticket as direct services tend to offer more convenience and save you time getting to your destination.

When is the earliest bus from Milan to Basel? When is the last bus from Milan to Basel?

The earliest bus departing from Milan to Basel leaves at 6: 05 AM. The last bus departing from Milan to Basel leaves at 7: 55 PM. You can find the latest Milan to Basel bus schedule on Omio and book the best time to leave for your journey on your chosen travel date.

When should I book the Milan to Basel bus for the best deals on tickets?

If you purchase a bus ticket from Milan to Basel within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average $29 (€24) one way. However, we recommend booking your bus in advance to get access to the best prices. Bus tickets to Basel from Milan are generally on sale a few months before the planned departure date.