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from Basel to London

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Sat
Oct 23
$155easyJet
Sun
Oct 24
$70easyJet
Mon
Oct 25
$169easyJet
Tue
Oct 26
$181Lufthansa Cityline
Thu
Oct 28
$226Lufthansa Cityline
Fri
Oct 29
$246easyJet
Sat
Oct 30
$344easyJet
Sun
Oct 31
$130easyJet
Mon
Nov 1
$76British Airways
Wed
Nov 3
$45easyJet
Thu
Nov 4
$87easyJet
Fri
Nov 5
$52easyJet
Sat
Nov 6
$40easyJet
Sun
Nov 7
$60easyJet
Mon
Nov 8
$40British Airways
Tue
Nov 9
$40easyJet
Wed
Nov 10
$68British Airways
Fri
Nov 12
$46easyJet

Travel Information to London from Basel

distanceDistance438 miles (707 km)
modeAvailable travel modesFlight or bus
priceTicket price range$59 - $96
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $59 (€48) • 19 h 35 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $96 (€78) • 1 h 35 min
carriersPopular travel companieseasyJet or Flixbus

Take a flight or bus to travel 438 miles (707 km) between Basel and London. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 35 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a bus is the best option with prices starting as low as $59 (€48). The most popular travel companies which serve this route are easyJet or Flixbus among others. Travelers can even take a direct from Basel to London.

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FAQs
Am I allowed to travel from Basel, Switzerland to London, United Kingdom?

International travel from Basel, Switzerland to London, United Kingdom is: Partially open.

Can I enter United Kingdom if coming from Switzerland?

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

Am I required to self-quarantine upon arrival to London if traveling from Basel?

Conditions of entry:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Before travelling, travellers must book and pay for a travel test package, which will include COVID-19 tests to be taken on day 2 and on day 8 of your quarantine
  • 10-day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Travellers vaccinated under the UK vaccine programme are exempt from mandatory quarantine
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test and can bypass compulsory quarantine on arrival
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required

What measures do I need to follow in London, United Kingdom due to the pandemic?

All travelers in United Kingdom must observe the following coronavirus safety measures:

  • Social distance: 1 metre (s) (3 feet)
  • Face mask: Regional advice

The information above was last checked on 10/22/21; however, this can change before your date of travel so please make sure to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your upcoming trip from Basel to London.

Am I required to self-quarantine when I return to Basel, Switzerland from London, United Kingdom?

The current restriction level for returning to Basel, Switzerland from United Kingdom is: Partially open.

Am I allowed to reenter Basel, Switzerland from London, United Kingdom?

Reentering Switzerland is currently allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of United Kingdom

Do I need to self-quarantine when I arrive back to Basel from London?

  • 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
  • Entry is allowed only for fully vaccinated travellers
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)
  • Health declaration required
  • Digital entry registration is required prior to arrival

Which rules do I need to follow in Basel, Switzerland regarding COVID-19?

All travelers returning to Switzerland must observe the following safety measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19 in the country:

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

The information above was last checked on 10/15/21. We do our best to keep this information up-to-date, but regulations can change due to the nature of the coronavirus pandemic, so please double check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations ahead of your trip back to Basel from London here.

How do I reach London from Basel?

There are 2 travel options from Basel to London: flight or bus.

What is the cheapest way to travel between Basel and London?

The cheapest way to travel to London from Basel is by taking a bus with an average price of $59 (€48).

This is compared to other travel options to London:

A bus is generally $37 (€30) less than a flight for the same route. Taking a flight costs on average $96 (€78) from Basel to London.

What is the fastest way to travel from Basel to London?

The fastest way from Basel to London is by flight with an average journey time of 1 h 35 min.

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

In comparison, taking a bus requires on average 19 h 35 min   of travel time.

How far is London from Basel?

London is approximately 438 miles (707 km) away from Basel.

What are the departure and arrival points in Basel and in London?

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

  • Most travelers take a flight from EuroAirport Basel Mulhouse Freiburg to London Heathrow Airport.
  • Most travelers take a bus from Basel to London, Victoria Coach Station.
Who can get me from Basel to London?

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

  • Travel with easyJet for flights to London. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for easyJet Basel to London tickets on Omio for $96 (€78).
  • Travel with Flixbus to go to London by bus. For a good deal on tickets, you can find Flixbus Basel to London tickets on Omio for $59 (€48).
What other destinations are worth visiting after traveling 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, Amsterdam or Brussels. If you're looking to explore Paris, Amsterdam or Brussels from London, let Omio find you the best connections available at an affordable price.
When should I buy a ticket from Basel to London online to score the best deals?

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

  • Plane tickets are costing on average $96 (€78) one way.
  • Bus tickets are costing $59 (€48) one way on average.

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

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