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.
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4 h 12 m
4 h 46 m
Trains per day
Of the 13 trains that leave Basel for Milan every day 7 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.
|Distance||163 miles (263 km)|
|Average train duration||4 h 12 min|
|Average train ticket price||$98 (€92)|
|Train frequency||17 a day|
|Direct train||Yes, there are 3 direct trains a day|
Trains from Basel to Milan cover the 163 miles (263 km) long route taking on average 4 h 12 min with our travel partners like Trenitalia. Normally, there are 17 trains operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this journey for as low as $77 (€72), but the average price of train tickets is $98 (€92). Travelers depart most frequently from Basel SBB and arrive in Milano Centrale.
For as little as $77 (€72) you can travel by train to Milan from Basel with Trenitalia. Omio will show you the best deals, schedules and tickets available for this trip.
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 trip between Basel and Milan, you can book Trenitalia train tickets starting as low as $77 (€72) one-way on Omio quickly and easily. Check out the current Trenitalia schedule and book a cheap train between Basel and Milan in just a few steps. On Omio you can find all the information you need for the Basel to Milan route, such as departure and arrival times, stops, train stations, journey times and savings on your train journey.
Travel by train between Basel, Switzerland and Milan, Italy is: Fully open.
International entry is allowed for: Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of Switzerland
The government of Italy has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:
The above information was last checked on 7/28/22. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train from Basel to Milan closer to your date of departure here
Return travel from Italy to Switzerland is: Fully open.
Entry into Switzerland is allowed for: Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of Italy
Requirements for reentering:
The government of Switzerland has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:
Last checked on 8/3/22. Please check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations closer to the travel date of your train to Basel from Milan.
When departing from Basel, you have various train station options to start your journey from including Basel SBB, Basel Bad Bhf and Basel, Birmannsgasse. When arriving in Milan, you can end your journey in train stations like Milano Centrale, Milano Rogoredo and Milano Porta Garibaldi.
Omio customers book a train from Basel SBB to Milano Centrale most frequently for this route.
You can find the most popular departure train station for this trip, Basel SBB, located approximately 1.6 miles (2.5 km) from the city center of Basel. The most popular arrival train station in Milan, called Milano Centrale, is located around 2.3 miles (3.7 km) away from its city center.
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