The cheapest trains from Basel to Milan

Showing times and prices for Oct 25

Cheapest

$126

Average

$126

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 Basel to Milan will cost around $ 126 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only $ 126.

Cheapest
06:28AMBasel SBB4h12 10:40AMMilan Centrale
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$1261One-way
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05:28PMBasel SBB4h12 09:40PMMilan Centrale
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$1261One-way
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10:47AMBasel Bad Bhf5h03 03:50PMMilan Centrale
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$1261One-way
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11:03AMBasel SBB4h47 03:50PMMilan Centrale
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$1261One-way
Cheapest
12:28PMBasel SBB4h12 04:40PMMilan Centrale
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$1261One-way

Timetable Basel to Milan

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06:28AMBasel SBB4h12 10:40AMMilan Centrale
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10:47AMBasel Bad Bhf5h03 03:50PMMilan Centrale
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11:03AMBasel SBB4h47 03:50PMMilan Centrale
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12:28PMBasel SBB4h12 04:40PMMilan Centrale
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05:28PMBasel SBB4h12 09:40PMMilan Centrale
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05:28PMBasel SBB6h43 12:11AMMilan Porta Garibaldi
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COMPARE Prices across different modes

Mon
Oct 25
$126Trenitalia
$27Flixbus
Tue
Oct 26
$89Trenitalia
$27Flixbus
Wed
Oct 27
$89Trenitalia
$31Flixbus
Thu
Oct 28
$89Trenitalia
$27Flixbus
Fri
Oct 29
$89Trenitalia
$29Flixbus
Sat
Oct 30
$77Trenitalia
$25Flixbus
Sun
Oct 31
$77Trenitalia
$25Flixbus
Mon
Nov 1
$51Trenitalia
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Tue
Nov 2
$51Trenitalia
$31Flixbus
Wed
Nov 3
$63Trenitalia
$31Flixbus
Thu
Nov 4
$63Trenitalia
$25Flixbus
Fri
Nov 5
$63Trenitalia
$25Flixbus
Sat
Nov 6
$63Trenitalia
$25Flixbus
Sun
Nov 7
$51Trenitalia
$29Flixbus
Mon
Nov 8
$51Trenitalia
$25Flixbus
Tue
Nov 9
$63Trenitalia
$25Flixbus
Wed
Nov 10
$63Trenitalia
$25Flixbus
Thu
Nov 11
$63Trenitalia
$25Flixbus
Fri
Nov 12
$51Trenitalia
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Sat
Nov 13
$63Trenitalia
$29Flixbus

The fastest trains from Basel to Milan

Showing times and prices for Oct 25

Fastest Journey

4 h 12 m

Average

4 h 51 m

Trains per day

6

Distance

264 km

Of the 6 trains that leave Basel for Milan every day 5 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

These direct trains cover the 264 km distance in an average of 4 h 51 m but if you time it right, some trains will get you there in just 4 h 12 m .

The slowest trains will take 6 h 43 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
06:28AMBasel SBB4h12 10:40AMMilan Centrale
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$1261One-way
Fastest
05:28PMBasel SBB4h12 09:40PMMilan Centrale
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$1261One-way
Fastest
12:28PMBasel SBB4h12 04:40PMMilan Centrale
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$1261One-way
2nd Fastest
11:03AMBasel SBB4h47 03:50PMMilan Centrale
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$1261One-way
10:47AMBasel Bad Bhf5h03 03:50PMMilan Centrale
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$1261One-way

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Train Information to Milan from Basel

distanceDistance163 miles (263 km)
durationAverage train duration4 h 12 min
priceAverage train ticket price$98 (€79)
frequencyTrain frequency3 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 3 direct trains a day
carriersTrain companiesTrenitalia or SBB

Trains from Basel to Milan cover the 163 miles (263 km) long journey taking on average 4 h 12 min with our travel partners like Trenitalia or SBB. Normally, there are 3 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this trip costs around $98 (€79), you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as $77 (€62). Travelers depart most frequently from Basel SBB and arrive in Milano Centrale.

Train companies

Basel to Milan with Trenitalia and SBB

Trenitalia and SBB trains will get you from Basel to Milan from $77 (€62). With over 1000 travel companies on Omio, you can find the best train times and tickets for your trip.

Trenitalia
SBB

Trenitalia is not only Italy's national railroad company but also the country's largest train operator. Trenitalia’s fleet of trains includes the high-speed Frecciarossa, Frecciargento and Frecciabianca trains as well as intercity, regional and night trains. Bathrooms and WiFi access are standard on long-distance train routes. In most cases, the trains also provide barrier-free access. Trenitalia offers different tickets, which vary in price and flexibility: Base, Economy, Super Economy and Ordinaria. You can even use Trenitalia discount cards on Omio. Make sure to look out for the latest offers from Trenitalia on Omio to score special deals!

For the 163 miles (263 km) long journey from Basel to Milan, you can book Trenitalia train tickets starting as low as $77 (€62) one-way on Omio quickly and easily. Check out the current Trenitalia schedule and book a cheap train from Basel to Milan in just a few steps. On Omio you can find all the information you need for the Basel to Milan journey, such as departure and arrival times, stops, train stations, journey times and savings on your train journey.

  • Average Price: $77

Trenitalia has the following ticket policies due to COVID-19, which you should be aware of when booking and traveling by train from Basel to Milan:

  • Cashless payments recommended
  • Online booking and check-in recommended
  • Pre-reservation / seat allocation
  • Refund or voucher policy
  • In the case of Trenitalia cancellations, the customer will be contacted directly. If the customer does not intend to travel, they can still obtain a full refund by submitting a cancellation request (relevant special conditions might apply) by filling in a request form for an electronic credit here: https://reclami-e-suggerimenti.trenitalia.com/rimborsi/en/Anagrafica.aspx
  • Alternatively, the customer can request a refund for the payment method they used at the time of purchase by contacting a Trenitalia ticket office and presenting the communication received. Find the refund request form for regional trains here: https://www.trenitalia.com/content/dam/tcom/allegati/trenitalia/in_regione/Modulo_Indennit%C3%A0_Rimborsi_Coronavirus_posta_mail.pdf.
  • For further information and cancellation procedures go to the Trenitalia website: https://www.trenitalia.com/en/info_contacts/refund-for-journey-cancellation.html Or in Italian here: https://www.trenitalia.com/it/informazioni/rimborso-per-rinuncia-al-viaggio-febbraio-2020.html

Travel Tips

Trains from Basel to Milan
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FAQs
Am I allowed to travel by train from Basel, Switzerland to Milan, Italy?

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

Is international entry 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?

Entry 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 Milan, Italy?

The government of Italy 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 10/22/21. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train to Milan from Basel closer to your date of departure here

Are there travel restrictions, such as quarantine measures, in place when returning to Basel, Switzerland from Milan, Italy?

Return travel from Italy to Switzerland is: Partially open.

Are there any international entry restrictions on returning to Basel from Milan?

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

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

Requirements for reentering:

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

Last checked on 10/23/21. Please check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   closer to the travel date of your train to Basel from Milan.

What is the price of the cheapest train from Basel to Milan?
If you’re looking to save money on tickets, you can find cheap Basel to Milan trains for as little as $77 (€62)  in the next 7 days.
What is the cost of a train between Basel and Milan?
The train price between Basel and Milan is on average $98 (€79)  if you are looking to purchase your tickets for this trip in the next 7 days.
What is the distance between Basel and Milan by train?
You should expect to travel around 163 miles (263 km)  to Milan from Basel by train.
How long is the train between Basel and Milan?
On average the Basel to Milan train travel time is 4 h 12 min  for the 163 miles (263 km) long trip, but the duration can vary if you travel on weekends and holidays.
Which train station from Basel to Milan do I depart from? Which Milan train station from Basel do I arrive in?

Some of the Basel train stations to Milan you can start your journey from include Basel SBB, Basel Bad Bhf and Basel, Birmannsgasse. Similarly, some of the arrival train stations in Milan include Milano Centrale, Milano Rogoredo and Milano Porta Garibaldi.

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

Where is the train station in Basel? Where is the train station in Milan?

Passengers board the train most frequently from Basel SBB, which is located around 1 mile (s) / 1 km away from the city center, and they get off the train at Milano Centrale, located 1 mile (s) / 2 km away from the city center.

What train providers offer a service from Basel to Milan?
When taking a train from Basel to Milan, you can count on Trenitalia or SBB for the best way to get you to Milan. You can also check all possible train companies who offer a service to Milan from Basel and compare the amenities they offer before buying a train ticket.
How many trains per day are there between Basel and Milan?
On average, there are 3 trains a day from Basel to Milan. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.
What time is the earliest train from Basel to Milan? What time is the last train from Basel to Milan?
You can take the first train from Basel to Milan at 5: 28 AM. The last train from Basel to Milan that you can take departs at 4: 28 PM. Omio shows you the latest train from Basel to Milan schedule to help you book the best departure time for this journey.
How far in advance should I book train tickets between Basel and Milan for the best deals?
The price of a one way train ticket from Basel to Milan is on average $98 (€79) if you buy within the next 7 days. But we recommend booking tickets before your planned travel date to find the best prices for trains from all possible train providers offering this journey. In general, you can find train tickets from Basel to Milan available a few months in advance.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Basel
Milan
Basel SBB is the most popular Basel railway station for Omio travelers, but it's not the only one. Read all the information you need to know about the main train stations in Basel for your trip to Milan.