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Travel Information to Basel from Milan

distanceDistance163 miles (263 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus or train
priceTicket price range$30 - $50
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $30 (€25) • 4 h 40 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • $50 (€41) • 4 h 12 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus or Trenitalia

Take a bus or train to travel 163 miles (263 km) from Milan to Basel. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 4 h 12 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a bus is the best option with prices starting as low as $30 (€25). The most popular travel companies which serve this trip are Flixbus or Trenitalia among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus or train from Milan to Basel.

How to get from Milan to Basel

The Best Way According to our Users

Whether it is for business or leisure, in order to travel from Milan to Basel, 83,12% of our customers choose the train as their preferred mode of transportation. By traveling by train on this route, you can enjoy the comfort of spacious seats, spectacular views—and in some cases free Wi-Fi—in both second and first class. Our customers have decided that the train is the best way to get from Milan to Basel and have chosen to enjoy this fast, safe and efficient way to arrive at their destination. Taking the train also avoids long lines or potential expenses for transfers to/from the station—especially since most main railway stations are located in the city center. Train companies in Europe vary from country to country, but most of them offer high-speed train routes, therefore when you add up at the end-to-end journey time, the train is often also the fastest way to get to your destination.

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FAQs

Am I allowed to travel from Milan, Italy to Basel, Switzerland?

International travel from Milan, 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 Milan?

Conditions of entry:

  • Travellers must present a negative COVID-19 test as either a RT-PCR performed within 72 hours prior to arrival, or an Antigen test performed within 24 hours prior to arrival
  • COVID-19 test required after arrival, between day 4 and day 7
  • 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 1/20/22; 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 Milan to Basel.

Are there restrictions on my return trip to Milan, Italy from Basel, Switzerland due to COVID-19?

Return travel to Milan, 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:

  • Travellers must present a negative COVID-19 test as either a RT-PCR performed within 48 hours prior to arrival, or an Antigen test performed within 24 hours prior to arrival
  • 5-day mandatory self-quarantine and COVID-19 test at the end of the isolation period
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from compulsory quarantine
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from compulsory quarantine (certificate needed)
  • 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 Milan, Italy was last verified on 1/26/22. 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 Milan from Basel.

How do I travel from Milan to Basel?

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

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

The cheapest way to go to Basel from Milan is by taking a bus, which costs on average $30 (€25).

This is compared to other ways of getting to Basel:

A bus is $19 (€16) less than a train for this trip with tickets for a train from Milan to Basel costing on average $50 (€41).

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

The fastest way from Milan to Basel is by train with an average journey time of 4 h 12 min.

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

In comparison, going by bus can take 4 h 40 min   on average.

How far is Basel from Milan?

You should expect to travel around 163 miles (263 km) between Milan and Basel.

How many services a day are there from Milan to Basel?

The average frequency per day from Milan to Basel is:

  • Around 10 trains per day.

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

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

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

  • Most travelers board their bus from Milan, Stazione Centrale and arrive in Basel.
  • Most travelers catch their train from Milano Centrale and arrive in Basel SBB.

Which travel companies can help me find a way to get from Milan to Basel?

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

  • You can travel from Milan to Basel by bus with Flixbus. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for $30 (€25) with Flixbus from Milan to Basel.
  • You can travel by train between Milan and Basel with Trenitalia, and you can find Trenitalia Milan to Basel tickets for $50 (€41) on Omio.

Is it possible to travel directly between Milan and Basel?

Yes, there are direct routes from Milan to Basel with the following travel companies:

  • You can check for a direct train to Basel with Trenitalia with 10 direct trains per day.

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 trip.

What other destinations are worth visiting after traveling from Milan to Basel?

Your trip from Milan to Basel doesn't have to end in Basel. Many of our customers like to extend their vacation to explore other popular destinations like Zurich, Paris or Strasbourg. If you’d like to add Zurich, Paris or Strasbourg to your Milan to Basel tour, check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel to any of these top destinations from Basel today!

How far in advance should I buy my Milan to Basel one way ticket online to get the best deals?

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

  • Bus tickets cost $30 (€25) one way on average.
  • Train tickets are costing on average $50 (€41) one way.

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

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