COMPARE Prices across different modes

Mon
Sep 20
Find prices
$181easyJet
Tue
Sep 21
Find prices
$233Air France
Wed
Sep 22
Find prices
$149KLM
Thu
Sep 23
$82Flixbus
$43easyJet
Fri
Sep 24
$94Flixbus
$43easyJet
Sat
Sep 25
$82Flixbus
$119Lufthansa

These companies trust us. We sell their tickets all in one place.

Deutsche Bahn
Renfe
Italo
Frecciarossa

Train Information from Madrid to Basel

distanceDistance743 miles (1199 km)
frequencyTrain frequency1 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there is 1 direct train a day

Trains from Madrid to Basel cover the 743 miles (1199 km) long trip taking on average 13 h 16 min with our travel partners like. Normally, there is 1 train operating per day, including direct services available. Travelers depart most frequently from Madrid-Puerta de Atocha and arrive in Basel Bahnhof SBB.

Travel Tips

Trains from Madrid to Basel
Travel by train 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 Madrid to Basel.
FAQs
Are there any COVID-19 restrictions for international travel by train between Madrid and Basel?

Travel by train between Madrid, Spain and Basel, Switzerland is: Partially open.

Is international entry into Basel from Madrid restricted?

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

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

Entry Requirements:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before boarding for all arrivals by air
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test and can bypass compulsory quarantine on arrival (certificate required)
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test and can bypass compulsory quarantine on arrival
  • Health declaration required
  • Health declaration required

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 9/13/21. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train between Madrid and Basel closer to your date of departure here

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

The restriction level for your return train to Madrid, Spain from Basel is: Partially open.

Is my return train into Madrid 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 Spain from Basel?

Conditions of reentry:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Specific entry restrictions may apply for travel to Spain: Canary Islands
  • Health screen upon arrival
  • Travellers issued with the EU Digital COVID Certificate are exempt from quarantine and COVID-19 testing
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)
  • Pre-arrival Health Control Form (FCS) required

What are the safety rules to follow in Madrid, Spain?

The government of Spain 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 9/19/21. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train to Madrid from Basel closer to your date of departure here here.

How far is Madrid to Basel by train?
When traveling this route you should expect the distance from Madrid to Basel by train to be approximately 743 miles (1199 km).
What is the Madrid to Basel train travel time?
On average the Madrid to Basel train travel time is 13 h 16 min  for the 743 miles (1199 km) long journey, but the duration can vary if you travel on weekends and holidays.
Which train station from Madrid to Basel do I depart from? Which Basel train station from Madrid do I arrive in?

When departing from Madrid, you have various train station options to start your route from including Madrid-Puerta de Atocha, Madrid Chamartín and Madrid Méndez Alvaro. When arriving in Basel, you can end your route in train stations like Basel Bahnhof SBB, Basel SBB and Basel Bad Bhf.

Omio customers book a train from Madrid-Puerta de Atocha   to Basel Bahnhof SBB   most frequently for this route.

Where is the departure train station in Madrid located? Where is the arrival train station in Basel located?

Passengers booking this trip most frequently board their trains from Madrid-Puerta de Atocha and need to travel around 1 mile (s) / 1 km from the city center to get to this train station.

Passengers arriving in Basel most often arrive at Basel Bahnhof SBB and need to travel around 1 mile (s) / 1 km from this train station to the city center.

How many train services are there from Madrid to Basel a day?
The average number of trains departing Madrid for Basel is 1 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.
Stations

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Madrid
Madrid Chamartín
Amenities
Refreshments
Madrid Puerta De Atocha
Amenities
Refreshments
WC

Frequently Asked Questions

Where is the train station and what is the best way to get there?
This station is not located in the city centre but it can be reached by public transport.<br>Metro lines 1<br>Bus lines 47, 55, 19, 85, 10, 24, 57, 102, C