How to travel from Basel to London

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from Basel to London

How to get from Basel to London by train, bus or flight.

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The best way to travel from Basel to London is by taking a bus because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

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Travel Information between Basel and London

distanceDistance438 miles (707 km)
modeAvailable travel modesTrain, bus or flight
priceTicket price range$39 - $60
cheapestCheapest modeFlight • $39 (€33) • 1 h 35 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $39 (€33) • 1 h 35 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixBus, British Airways or Eurostar

Take a train, bus or flight to travel 438 miles (707 km) between Basel and London. The most popular travel companies which serve this route are FlixBus, British Airways or Eurostar among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus, ferry, flight or train from Basel to London.

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Travel on Lufthansa, British Airways and Air France travel from Basel to London at great prices. Omio finds you travel times and tickets for over 1000 travel companies all in one place.

Eurostar is the premier high-speed railway service which connects the United Kingdom with Europe through the Channel Tunnel, also known as the Chunnel, with journeys connecting London St Pancras International with Paris, Brussels and Amsterdam among other popular European cities. With its high-speed service reaching speeds up to 186 mph (300 km/h), the Eurostar makes travel between the UK and Europe as smooth and easy as possible. When you book your Basel to London travel, you can choose between ticket types like Standard, Standard Premier (with spacious seats and light refreshments served), and Business Premier (with flexible travel options, spacious seats, lounge access, hot meals served and priority boarding).

    FlixBus is one of Europe's leading low-cost travel companies, founded in Germany and offering long-distance travel services in Europe and the U. S. FlixBus also operates overnight travel on select routes throughout Europe. Standard amenities on FlixBus include free Wi-Fi, power outlets to charge your phone, tablet or laptop during long travel journeys, extra legroom, luggage space and toilets. You can even purchase snacks and drinks onboard. FlixBus offers only the Standard ticket for all its routes, which allows you to bring one carry-on luggage and one checked bag per person. Additional fees apply for extra luggage and specific seat reservations, such as if you want to book an Extra Seat, Table Seat or the Panorama Seat.

      Brussels Airlines is Belgium’s leading airline. Check the ticket fares for your travel from Basel to London: Economy Classic, Economy Flex and Business.

        FAQs: Travel from Basel to London

        FAQs: Travel to London 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 London.

        There are 3 travel options from Basel to London: train, bus or flight.

        The cheapest way to get from Basel to London is by taking a flight with average ticket prices of $39 (€33) compared to other travel options to London:

        A flight is $22 (€19) less than a bus with an average ticket price of $60 (€52) from Basel to London.

        Taking a flight costs () less than taking a ferry, which costs on average () for the same trip.

        Taking a flight costs $584 (€504) less than taking a train, which costs on average $623 (€537) for the same trip.

        The quickest way to travel between Basel and London is by flight, which takes on average 1 h 35 min   compared to other travel options that take longer:

        Bus takes on average 18 h 35 min.

        Train takes on average 4 h 56 min.

        The distance is approximately 438 miles (707 km) from Basel to London.

        The average frequency per day from Basel to London is:

        • Around 5 trains per day.

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

        These are the most popular departure and arrival points from Basel to London:

        • Buses most often depart from Basel at Basel, Meret Oppenheim-Strasse (Bahnhof SBB) and arrive in London at London, Victoria Coach Station.
        • Flights most often depart from Basel at EuroAirport Basel Mulhouse Freiburg and arrive in London at London Gatwick Airport.
        • Trains mostly depart from Basel SBB and arrive in London Waterloo.

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

        • You can travel between Basel and London by bus with FlixBus. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for $60 (€52) with FlixBus from Basel to London.
        • You can travel by plane from Basel to London with British Airways, easyJet, Lufthansa, Lufthansa Cityline (2), KLM, Air France, KLM Cityhopper or Brussels Airlines, and you can find easyJet Basel to London tickets for $39 (€33) on Omio.
        • You can go to London from Basel by train with Eurostar, SNCF | TGV Lyria or TGV INOUI. You'll see cheap train tickets for $623 (€537) with TGV INOUI from Basel to London on Omio.

        Yes, there are direct services available from Basel to London with the following travel companies:

        • Direct services by bus with.
        • Direct services by ferry with.
        • Direct flight with British Airways or easyJet.
        • Direct services by train with.

        Direct services tend to save you time and add more convenience in getting you to London as you won't need to transfer at another stop in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking your tickets from Basel to London.

        Looking to extend your trip from Basel to London? Many Omio customers who go from Basel to London usually extend their vacation to explore other popular destinations like Paris, Edinburgh, Manchester, Amsterdam or Brussels. If you're looking to explore Paris, Edinburgh, Manchester, Amsterdam or Brussels from London, let Omio find you the best connections available at an affordable price.
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