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There are 5 ways to get from Basel to Morbegno by train, bus, car or plane

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Train

  1. Take the train from Basel SBB to Lugano
  2. Take the train from Lugano to Monza
  3. Take the train from Monza to Morbegno

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Bus

  1. Take the bus from Basel SBB to Como

Train, bus, ferry

  1. Take the train from Basel SBB to Locarno
  2. Take the train from Locarno to Lugano
  3. Take the bus from Lugano, Stazione Nord to Menaggio Piazza Roma
  4. Take the ferry from Menaggio to Morbegno

Drive

  1. Drive from Basel to Morbegno

Train, fly

  1. Take the train from Basel SBB to Zürich HB
  2. Fly from Zurich (ZRH) to Milan Malpensa (MXP)
  3. Take the train from Malpensa Aeroporto T.1 to Milano Centrale
  4. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Morbegno

Basel to Morbegno by train

The train journey time between Basel and Morbegno is around 6h 59m and covers a distance of around 407 km. This includes an average layover time of around 1h 32m. The fastest train normally takes 5h 56m. Operated by Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS), Deutsche Bahn Eurocity, DB/SBB/TI Eurocity Milano and others, the Basel to Morbegno train service departs from Basel SBB and arrives in Morbegno. Typically 56 trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Average train journey times

Time on train:
5h 27m
Layover time:
1h 32m
Total time:
6h 59m

Train route information

Fastest train time:
5h 56m
Train distance:
407 km
Trains per week:
56
Cheapest price:
€96
Carbon emissions:
21 kg CO2

First and last trains

First train departs at:
05:03
Last train departs at:
21:03

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Basel to Morbegno train schedules

Switzerland → Italy
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International entry into Italy from Switzerland

  • Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Switzerland
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Allowed for: All visitors

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Conditions of entry into Italy from Switzerland

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 2 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
This applies to arrivals from Switzerland
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  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 2 days before arrival or 5 day mandatory self-quarantine
This applies to arrivals from EU Schengen Area (EU countries, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway, and Switzerland), Andorra, Faroe Islands, Greenland, Guadeloupe, Guyana, Martinique, Monaco, Réunion and United Kingdom
  • 10-day mandatory self-quarantine and COVID-19 test at the end of the isolation period
This doesn't apply to arrivals from: EU Schengen Area (EU countries, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway, and Switzerland), Albania, Andorra, Armenia, Australia, Azerbaijan, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Brunei, Canada, Gibraltar, Guadeloupe, Guernsey, Guyana, Hong Kong, Isle of Man, Japan, Jersey, Jordan, Kosovo, Lebanon, Macau, Martinique, Mayotte, Moldova, Monaco, Montenegro, New Zealand, North Macedonia, Qatar, Réunion, San Marino, Saudi Arabia, Serbia, Singapore, South Korea, Taiwan, Ukraine, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, United States and Vatican
  • COVID-19 testing required within 72 hours from entering the country
This doesn't apply to arrivals from: EU Schengen Area (EU countries, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway, and Switzerland), Albania, Andorra, Armenia, Australia, Azerbaijan, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Brunei, Canada, Gibraltar, Guadeloupe, Guernsey, Guyana, Hong Kong, Isle of Man, Japan, Jersey, Jordan, Kosovo, Lebanon, Macau, Martinique, Mayotte, Moldova, Monaco, Montenegro, New Zealand, North Macedonia, Qatar, Réunion, San Marino, Saudi Arabia, Serbia, Singapore, South Korea, Taiwan, Ukraine, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, United States and Vatican unless other countries have been visited within the past 14 days prior to arrival
  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival or 5 day mandatory self-quarantine
This applies to arrivals from Albania, Armenia, Australia, Azerbaijan, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Brunei, Canada, Gibraltar, Guernsey, Hong Kong, Isle of Man, Japan, Jersey, Jordan, Kosovo, Lebanon, Macau, Moldova, Montenegro, New Zealand, North Macedonia, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Serbia, Singapore, South Korea, Taiwan, Ukraine, United Arab Emirates and United States
  • Travellers issued with the EU Digital COVID Certificate are exempt from quarantine and COVID-19 testing
This applies to arrivals from EU Schengen Area (EU countries, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway, and Switzerland), Andorra and Monaco
  • Travellers with the Digital Green Certificate are exempt from the quarantine. Digital Green Certificate is proof that a person has been vaccinated against COVID-19, received a negative test result, or recovered from COVID-19
This applies to arrivals who have visited Canada, Gibraltar, Guernsey, Isle of Man, Israel, Japan, Jersey, United Kingdom and United States in the last 14 days
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required
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Rules to follow in Italy

1.5m

Mandatory

Mandatory

Considerations leaving from Switzerland

The official advice is to avoid non-essential international travel to high risk countries

Frequently Asked Questions


Yes, but conditions apply when entering Italy from Switzerland.

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are mandatory
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 1.5 metres
  • Observe COVID-19 safety rules
  • Nationwide control measures in place
  • Inter-regional travel is permitted
  • Health pass is required for long-distance travel by plane, train or coach, as well as in some public venues

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Morbegno is 1500.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Morbegno is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Morbegno is 1.5 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 1500.

No, but conditions apply when returning to Switzerland from Italy.

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Last updated: 22 Sep 2021
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Questions & Answers

The cost-effective way to get from Basel to Morbegno is to bus, which costs SFr 29 - SFr 40 and takes 8h 21m.

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The quickest way to get from Basel to Morbegno is to drive which costs SFr 45 - SFr 70 and takes 4h.

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No, there is no direct bus from Basel to Morbegno. However, there are services departing from Basel SBB and arriving at Morbegno via Como San Giovanni Stazione FS and Menaggio. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8h 21m.

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No, there is no direct train from Basel to Morbegno. However, there are services departing from Basel SBB and arriving at Morbegno via Lugano and Monza. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6h 57m.

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The distance between Basel and Morbegno is 220 km. The road distance is 326.6 km.

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The best way to get from Basel to Morbegno without a car is to train which takes 6h 57m and costs SFr 40 - SFr 60.

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It takes approximately 6h 57m to get from Basel to Morbegno, including transfers.

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Basel to Morbegno bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Basel SBB station.

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Basel to Morbegno train services, operated by Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS), depart from Basel SBB station.

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The best way to get from Basel to Morbegno is to train which takes 6h 57m and costs SFr 40 - SFr 60. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs SFr 29 - SFr 40 and takes 8h 21m.

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Map of how to get from Basel to Morbegno.
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  • Distance: 219.5 km
  • Duration: 6h 57m

What companies run services between Basel, Switzerland and Morbegno, Italy?

You can take a train from Basel to Morbegno via Lugano and Monza in around 6h 57m. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Basel SBB to Como 5 times a week. Tickets cost €16 - €20 and the journey takes 4h 25m.

Airlines
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Zurich to Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€100 - €2000
Train operators
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)

The national railway company of Switzerland, Swiss Railways operates trains throughout the country and adjacent European nations including Germany, France, Italy and Austria. Tickets are sold in two classes - First and Second - with most long-distance trains offering a bistro car serving beverages and snacks. Individual tickets can be bought easily at stands, while a variety of travel passes are on offer to suit different travel needs.

Contact Details
Phone
+41 51 220 11 11
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Basel SBB to Lugano
Ave. Duration
2h 58m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€70 - €130
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Lugano to Monza
Ave. Duration
1h 4m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€16 - €30
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Locarno to Lugano
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
€16 - €29
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Basel SBB to Zürich HB
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
€30 - €55
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Deutsche Bahn Eurocity

Deutsche Bahn’s EuroCity (EC) trains connect German cities to major cities in neighbouring European countries, and are operated in conjunction with their national train company. All EC trains offer First and Standard class; cars are air-conditioned and food and drinks are available onboard. Tickets can be booked up to 180 days in advance of travel. Seat reservations are not compulsory but are recommended for popular routes.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 2970
Website
bahn.com
Train from Basel Sbb to Lugano
Ave. Duration
2h 55m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€27 - €40
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Lugano to Monza
Ave. Duration
1h 26m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€5 - €7
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Basel Sbb to Zuerich Hb
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€14 - €20
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
DB/SBB/TI Eurocity Milano
Website
delfi.de
Train from Basel SBB to Lugano
Ave. Duration
2h 55m
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
delfi.de
Trenord

Trenord operates regional and suburban lines throughout Italy’s Lombardy region, including the Malapensa Express from Milan’s Malapensa Airport and local lines around Lake Como and the Italian Lakes. Trenord train tickets can be purchased from machines at any train station and don’t need to be booked in advance.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 02 7249 4494
Email
my-link@trenord.it
Website
trenord.it
Train from Monza to Morbegno
Ave. Duration
1h 27m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€7 - €9
Website
Trenord
Train from Malpensa Aeroporto T.1 to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€4 - €6
Website
Trenord
Train from Milano Centrale to Morbegno
Ave. Duration
1h 39m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€7 - €10
Website
Trenord
Südostbahn
Phone
+41 58 580 70 70
Email
info@sob.ch
Website
sob.ch
Train from Basel SBB to Locarno
Ave. Duration
4h 21m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Website
Südostbahn
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express

German rail company Deutsche Bahn is known for its efficient and comfortable service. It offers many different types of rail transportation, including ICE or Intercity-Express for high-speed services between major cities and regions, IC (InterCity) for long-distance trains, RE (Regional Express) trains that connect regions and cities, and the S-Bahn rapid transit service. There are two main tickets on offer: the Flexpreis that has full flexibility, and the Sparpreis which is the cheaper, advanced fare (bookings usually open 6 months in advance for domestic tickets).

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Basel Sbb to Zuerich Hb
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€23 - €35
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Sbb
Website
delfi.de
Train from Basel SBB to Zürich HB
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Schedules at
delfi.de
TGV inOui

France’s high-speed TGV train network runs at speeds of up to 320km/h connecting major cities across France and into neighbouring countries. All TGV tickets include a seat reservation; seating is 1+2 in 1st class, 2+2 in 2nd class. Popular routes include Paris to Marseille and Paris to Strasbourg. Most TGVs have a cafe area, power points at each seat and WiFi.

Contact Details
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Basel Sbb to Zuerich Hb
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
€24 - €35
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€30 - €35
1st Class
€24 - €29
DB Fernverkehr
Website
delfi.de
Train from Basel SBB to Zürich HB
Ave. Duration
1h 17m
Frequency
Twice daily
Schedules at
delfi.de
Malpensa Express
Phone
02 72 49 49 49
Website
malpensaexpress.it
Train from Malpensa Aeroporto T.1 to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€11 - €16
Website
Malpensa Express
2nd Class
€11 - €16
Bus operators
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Basel SBB to Como
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
€16 - €20
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Frequently asked questions
Is there Wi-Fi on FlixBus?
Yes - FlixBus offers free Wi-Fi
Are there power outlets on FlixBus?
Yes
Does FlixBus offer meals or snacks?
Yes - snacks and drinks may be purchased from the driver. Please note, this is not available on all services.
For more information, please visit this page
ASF Autolinee srl
Phone
031 247 249
Website
asfautolinee.it
Bus from Lugano, Stazione Nord to Menaggio Piazza Roma
Ave. Duration
1h 4m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€4 - €7
Schedules at
asfautolinee.it
Bus from Menaggio to Morbegno
Ave. Duration
1h 6m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
€6 - €9
Schedules at
asfautolinee.it

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Basel to Morbegno bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Como station.

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