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Travel from Genoa to Basel
Travel 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 Genoa to Basel.
FAQs
What are the COVID-19 travel restrictions for Basel, Switzerland if I’m coming from Genoa, Italy?

International travel from Genoa, Italy to Basel, Switzerland is: Partially open.

Can I enter Switzerland if coming from Italy?

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

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

Conditions of entry:

  • 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 measures do I need to follow in Basel, Switzerland due to the pandemic?

All travelers in Switzerland must observe the following coronavirus safety measures:

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

The information above was last checked on 11/28/21; 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 Genoa to Basel.

What are the COVID-19 restrictions on returning to Italy from Basel, Switzerland?

Return travel to Genoa, Italy from Switzerland is: Partially open.

Are there any travel restrictions on reentering Italy from Switzerland?

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

Are there requirements to self-quarantine on arrival into Italy from Switzerland?

Requirements for reentering Italy:

  • 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 requirements for social distancing and wearing face masks in Italy?

All travelers must abide by the following measures in Italy to reduce the spread of coronavirus in the country:

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

The above information about your return travel to Genoa, Italy was last verified on 11/27/21. As this information can change due to the nature of the pandemic, please check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   closer to your planned date of travel to Genoa from Basel.

What are the ways to get from Genoa to Basel?

There are 2 travel options from Genoa to Basel: bus or train.

What is the cheapest way to go from Genoa to Basel?

The cheapest way to go to Basel from Genoa is by taking a bus, which costs on average $42 (€35).

This is compared to other ways of getting to Basel:

Taking a bus is usually $81 (€67) less than taking a train to Basel, which costs on average $124 (€102) for the same trip.

What is the quickest way from Genoa to Basel?

The fastest way to get to Basel from Genoa is by train with an average travel time of 6 h 24 min.

Other travel options to Basel can usually take longer:

In comparison, traveling by bus can take you on average 8 h 55 min.

How far is it from Genoa to Basel?

The Genoa to Basel distance is around 226 miles (365 km).

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

The average frequency per day from Genoa to Basel is:

  • Around 1 train per day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your trip between Genoa and Basel as scheduled services by bus or train can vary by season or day of the week.

Where do I depart from Genoa? Where do I arrive in Basel?

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

  • Most travelers catch their bus from Genova, Autostazione Principe and arrive in Basel.
  • Most travelers board their train from Genova Piazza Principe and arrive in Basel SBB.
Which travel companies can help me find a way to get from Genoa to Basel?

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

  • Travel with Flixbus to go to Basel by bus. For a good deal on tickets, you can find Flixbus Genoa to Basel tickets on Omio for $42 (€35).
  • Travel with Trenitalia to go to Basel by train. For a good deal on tickets, you can find Trenitalia Genoa to Basel tickets on Omio for $124 (€102).
Where should I go next after I travel from Genoa to Basel?
Many of our customers traveling from Genoa to Basel don't make Basel their final stop. Some of the destinations worth visiting after Basel are Zurich, Paris or Milan, either of which you could add to your trip itinerary. Check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel from Basel to any of these top destinations today!
How far in advance should I purchase my Genoa to Basel one way ticket online to get the best deals?

When planning your trip from Genoa to Basel, 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 (€35) one way.
  • Train tickets cost $124 (€102) one way on average.

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

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