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from London to Basel

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

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Mon
Sep 20
$256Brussels Airlines
Tue
Sep 21
$225Lufthansa
Wed
Sep 22
$120British Airways
Thu
Sep 23
$91easyJet
Fri
Sep 24
$61easyJet
Sat
Sep 25
$224Lufthansa

Travel Information between London and Basel

distanceDistance438 miles (707 km)
modeAvailable travel modesFlight or bus
priceTicket price range$66 - $154
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $66 (€53) • 18 h 30 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $154 (€123) • 1 h 35 min
carriersPopular travel companieseasyJet or Flixbus

Take a flight or bus to travel 438 miles (707 km) between London and Basel. 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 $66 (€53). The most popular travel companies which serve this journey are easyJet or Flixbus among others. Travelers can even take a direct from London to Basel.

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FAQs
What are the COVID-19 travel restrictions for Basel, Switzerland if I’m coming from London, United Kingdom?

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

Can I enter Switzerland if coming from United Kingdom?

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

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

Conditions of entry:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before boarding for all arrivals by air
  • 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 and can bypass compulsory quarantine on arrival (certificate required)
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test and can bypass compulsory quarantine on arrival
  • Health declaration required
  • Health declaration required

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 9/13/21; 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 London to Basel.

What travel restrictions, such as quarantine measures, should I be aware of for my journey back to London, United Kingdom from Basel, Switzerland?

The restriction level for your return to London, United Kingdom from Switzerland is: Partially open.

Is my journey back to London from Basel restricted?

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

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

Conditions of reentry into United Kingdom:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Before departure, travellers must book and pay for a travel test package, which will include a COVID-19 test to be taken on day 2
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from compulsory quarantine
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required

What are the coronavirus safety measures I need to follow in London, United Kingdom?

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

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

This information about your return travel to United Kingdom was last checked on 9/18/21. We advise you to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip back to London from Basel closer to your date of departure here.

How do I get from London to Basel?

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

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

The cheapest way to go to Basel from London is by taking a bus, which costs on average $66 (€53).

This is compared to other ways of getting to Basel:

Taking a bus is about $88 (€70) less than taking a flight, which costs on average $154 (€123) for this route.

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

The quickest way to travel from London to Basel is by flight, which takes on average 1 h 35 min   compared to other travel options that may take you longer to get to your destination:

In comparison, taking a bus requires on average 18 h 30 min   of travel time.

How many miles from London to Basel would I travel?

You should expect to travel around 438 miles (707 km) between London and Basel.

When traveling from London to Basel, what are the departure and arrival points in London and Basel?

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

  • Most travelers board their plane from London Heathrow Airport and arrive in EuroAirport Basel Mulhouse Freiburg.
  • Most travelers take a bus from London, Victoria Coach Station to Basel.
Which travel companies can help me find a way to get from London to Basel?

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

  • You can travel to Basel from London by flight with easyJet. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for $154 (€123) with easyJet from London to Basel.
  • You can travel from London to Basel by bus with Flixbus. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for $66 (€53) with Flixbus from London to Basel.
What is another destination I should add to my tour from London to Basel?
Looking to extend your trip from London to Basel? Many Omio customers who go from London to Basel usually extend their vacation to explore other popular destinations like Zurich, Paris or Milan. If you're looking to explore Zurich, Paris or Milan from Basel, let Omio find you the best connections available at an affordable price.
How far in advance should I purchase tickets between London and Basel online to get the best deals?

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

  • Plane tickets are costing $154 (€123) one way on average.
  • Bus tickets are costing $66 (€53) one way on average.

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

Stations

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

London
Basel
London
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London Liverpool Street Stn
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WC

Frequently Asked Questions

Where is the bus station and what is the best way to get there?
This station is not located in the city centre but it can be reached by public transport.<br>Metro lines Central, Circle, Hammersmith, City
London Bridge
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