You can get from Madrid to Basel by train, bus or flight.
To get from Madrid to Basel on Nov 29 we recommend taking a flight because it’s the best combination of price and speed.
Find all the dates and times for this journey by train, bus, and flight, .
|Distance||743 miles (1199 km)|
|Available travel modes||Bus, ferry, flight or train|
|Ticket price range||$4 - $300|
|Cheapest mode||Train • $4 (€4) • 22 h 28 min|
|Fastest mode||Flight • $300 (€273) • 2 h 15 min|
|Popular travel companies||Flixbus or easyJet|
Take a bus, ferry, flight or train to travel 743 miles (1199 km) between Madrid and Basel. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 2 h 15 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a train is the best option with prices starting as low as $4 (€4). The most popular travel companies which serve this journey are Flixbus or easyJet among others. Travelers can even take a direct flight from Madrid to Basel.
Travel between Madrid, Spain and Basel, Switzerland is: Unrestricted.
International entry is allowed at this time for: Entry is unrestricted for citizens and permanent residents of Spain.
Conditions of entry into Switzerland:
To reduce the spread of COVID-19, the government of Switzerland has imposed the following measures:
This information was last checked on 11/6/22. As this information can change due to the nature of the pandemic, make sure to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your journey to Basel from Madrid.
The restriction level for your return to Madrid, Spain from Switzerland is: Unrestricted.
Entry into Spain is currently allowed for: Entry is unrestricted for citizens and permanent residents of Switzerland.
Conditions of reentry into Spain:
You should observe these safety measures in Spain as imposed by the government to reduce the spread of COVID-19:
This information about your return travel to Spain was last checked on 11/17/22. We advise you to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip back to Madrid from Basel closer to your date of departure here.
You can travel between Madrid and Basel 4 different ways: bus, ferry, flight or train.
The cheapest way to get from Madrid to Basel is by taking a train. You can find average ticket prices around $4 (€4) compared to other travel options to Basel:
A train is $131 (€119) less than a bus for this route with tickets for a bus from Madrid to Basel costing on average $135 (€123).
Taking a train is about $296 (€269) less than taking a flight, which costs on average $300 (€273) for this journey.
The quickest way to travel to Basel from Madrid is by flight, which takes on average 2 h 15 min compared to other travel options that may take you longer to get to your destination:
In comparison, going by bus can take 31 h 25 min on average.
In comparison, getting to Basel by train can take on average 22 h 28 min.
The distance is approximately 743 miles (1199 km) from Madrid to Basel.
The average frequency per day from Madrid to Basel is:
However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your journey between Madrid and Basel as scheduled services by bus, ferry, flight or train can vary by season or day of the week.
These are the most popular departure and arrival points when traveling from Madrid to Basel:
If finding a good deal is your main consideration for your trip from Madrid to Basel, then we'll help you find the best value travel companies for you:
Yes, there are direct routes from Madrid to Basel with the following travel companies:
Direct services to Basel tend to save you time and add more convenience as you won't need to transfer at another stop in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking tickets for your journey.
When planning your trip from Madrid to Basel, it’s good to keep in mind what tickets to buy and their prices in the next 7 days:
However, we recommend buying tickets from Madrid to Basel online a few months in advance to get the best deals and save money on your upcoming journey.