How to travel from Basel to Chiasso

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from Basel to Chiasso

You can get from Basel to Chiasso by train, bus or flight.

Our recommendation

To get from Basel to Chiasso on Oct 08 we recommend taking a train because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

10:03AMBasel SBB3h23 01:26PMChiasso
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10:03AMBasel SBB3h23 01:26PMChiasso
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08:33AMBasel SBB3h22 11:55AMChiasso
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09:33AMBasel SBB3h22 12:55PMChiasso
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10:33AMBasel SBB3h22 01:55PMChiasso
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Travel Information from Basel to Chiasso

distanceDistance137 miles (221 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, flight, ferry or train
priceTicket price range$4 - $67
fastestFastest modeTrain • $67 (€63) • 3 h 22 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus or SBB

Travel 137 miles (221 km) by bus, flight, ferry or train from Basel to Chiasso. The most popular travel companies which serve this route are Flixbus or SBB among others. Travelers can even take a direct from Basel to Chiasso.

Travel Tips: Travel from Basel to Chiasso

Travel Tips: Travel to Chiasso 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 Basel to Chiasso.

You can travel to Chiasso from Basel 4 different ways: bus, flight, ferry or train.

The cheapest way to travel between Basel and Chiasso is by taking a flight with an average price of $4 (€4).

This is compared to other travel options to Chiasso:

A flight is generally $37 (€35) less than a bus for the same trip. Taking a bus costs on average $42 (€39) from Basel to Chiasso.

A flight is $63 (€59) less than a train for this trip with tickets for a train from Basel to Chiasso costing on average $67 (€63).

The fastest way to get to Chiasso from Basel is by train with an average travel time of 3 h 22 min.

Other travel options to Chiasso can usually take longer:

In comparison, traveling by bus can take you on average 4 h 30 min.

In comparison, going by flight can take 0 h 0 min   on average.

The distance from Basel to Chiasso is approximately 137 miles (221 km).

The average frequency per day from Basel to Chiasso is:

  • Around 18 trains per day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your journey to Chiasso from Basel as scheduled services by bus, flight, ferry or train can vary by season or day of the week.

These are the most popular departure and arrival points when traveling from Basel to Chiasso:

  • Most travelers catch their bus from Basel, Bahnhof and arrive in Chiasso.
  • Most travelers who buy a train ticket from Basel to Chiasso depart from Basel SBB to Chiasso.

If finding a good deal is your main consideration for your trip from Basel to Chiasso, then we'll help you find the best value travel companies for you:

  • Travel with Flixbus to go to Chiasso by bus. For a good deal on tickets, you can find Flixbus Basel to Chiasso tickets on Omio for $42 (€39).
  • Travel with SBB for trains to Chiasso. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for SBB Basel to Chiasso tickets on Omio for $67 (€63).
Your trip from Basel to Chiasso doesn't have to end in Chiasso. Many of our customers like to extend their vacation to explore other popular destinations like Milan, Vizzola Ticino or Zurich. If you’d like to add Milan, Vizzola Ticino or Zurich to your Basel to Chiasso tour, check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel to any of these top destinations from Chiasso today!

When planning your trip from Basel to Chiasso, it’s good to keep in mind what tickets to book and their prices in the next 7 days:

  • Bus tickets cost on average $42 (€39) one way.
  • Plane tickets are costing $4 (€4) one way on average.
  • Train tickets cost $67 (€63) one way on average.

However, we recommend buying tickets from Basel to Chiasso online a few months in advance to get the best deals and save money on your upcoming journey.

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