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FAQs
Am I allowed to travel from Basel, Switzerland to Como, Italy?

Travel from Basel, Switzerland to Como, Italy is: Partially open.

Is international entry into Como from Basel restricted?

International entry is currently allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Switzerland.

Do I need to self-quarantine upon arrival to Como, Italy from Basel?

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 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 COVID-19 safety measures to follow in Como, Italy?

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

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

The above information was last verified on 11/29/21. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip from Basel to Como closer to your planned date of departure here.

Do I need to self-quarantine when I arrive back to Switzerland from Como, Italy?

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

Is my journey back to Basel from Como restricted?

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

Do I need to self-quarantine upon arrival in Basel from Como?

Conditions of reentry into Switzerland:

  • 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 coronavirus safety measures I need to follow in Basel, Switzerland?

You should observe these safety measures in Switzerland as imposed by the government to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

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

This information about your return travel to Switzerland was last checked on 11/28/21. We advise you to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip back to Basel from Como closer to your date of departure here.

How do I get from Basel to Como?

There are 2 ways to travel from Basel to Como including taking a bus or train.

What is the cheapest way to get from Basel to Como?

The cheapest way to go to Como from Basel is by taking a bus, which costs on average $16 (€13).

This is compared to other ways of getting to Como:

Taking a bus is usually $44 (€36) less than taking a train to Como, which costs on average $59 (€49) for the same trip.

What is the quickest way to get from Basel to Como?

The fastest way from Basel to Como is by train with an average journey time of 3 h 58 min.

There are alternative travel options to Como that can usually take longer:

In comparison, going by bus can take 4 h 25 min   on average.

What is the distance from Basel to Como?

The distance from Basel to Como is approximately 140 miles (226 km).

How many scheduled departures are there a day from Basel to Como?

The average frequency per day from Basel to Como is:

  • 16 trains a day.

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

When traveling between Basel and Como, where do I depart from Basel and where do I arrive in Como?

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

  • Most travelers take a bus from Basel to Como, Stazione FS Como San Giovanni.
  • Most travelers take a train from Basel SBB to Como S. Giovanni.
Which travel operators can get me to Como from Basel?

Omio works with many trusted partners that can help you travel the best way from Basel to Como:

  • You can take a bus from Basel to Como with Flixbus. Cheap tickets can be found for $16 (€13) with Flixbus from Basel to Como.
  • You can travel from Basel to Como by train with Trenitalia. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for $59 (€49) with Trenitalia from Basel to Como.
Where else should I travel to after my journey to Como from Basel ends?
Your trip from Basel to Como doesn't have to end in Como. Many of our customers like to extend their vacation to explore other popular destinations like Milan, Bergamo or Venice. If you’d like to add Milan, Bergamo or Venice to your Basel to Como tour, check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel to any of these top destinations from Como today!
How far in advance should I purchase tickets to Como from Basel online to get the best deals?

Before traveling from Basel to Como, it’s good to know what ticket you can buy and how much it will cost in the next 7 days:

  • A bus ticket for this trip costs on average $16 (€13) one way.
  • A train ticket for this trip costs on average $59 (€49) one way.

But we recommend booking Basel to Como tickets online a few months before your planned travel date to score the best deals and save money on your trip.

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