There are 9 ways to get from Basel to Padua by train, bus, night bus, car or plane

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Train via Milano Centrale  •  6 h 28 min

  1. Take the train from Basel SBB to Milano Centrale Eurocity / ...
  2. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Padova Fr / ...

$114 - $192

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Bus FlixBus  •  9 h 10 min

  1. Take the bus from Basel, Basel central station to Milan, Milan 107 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Milan, Milan to Padua, Padova N740

$33 - $57

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Train Trenitalia Eurocity  •  7 h 56 min

  1. Take the train from Basel SBB to Zürich HB 3 / ...
  2. Take the train from Zuerich Hb to Padova Ec

$103 - $158

Bus Eurolines CH  •  16 h 5 min

  1. Take the bus from Basel to Milan Lampugnano Station
  2. Take the bus from Milano - Bus Station Lampugnano to Padova - Autostazione Via Della Pace Stallo 12 Baltour

$46 - $80

Night bus  •  8 h 40 min

  1. Take the night bus from Basel, Basel central station to Padua, Padova N401

$35 - $60

Drive  •  5 h 45 min

  1. Drive from Basel to Padua 361.8 miles

$85 - $130

Fly Basel to Venice, train  •  4 h 15 min

  1. Fly from Basel (BSL) to Venice (VCE) BSL - VCE
  2. Take the train from Venezia Mestre to Padova

$56 - $379

Train to Zurich, fly to Venice  •  5 h 8 min

  1. Take the train from Basel SBB to Zürich HB
  2. Fly from Zurich (ZRH) to Venice (VCE) ZRH - VCE

$94 - $432

Fly Basel to Verona, train  •  6 h 33 min

  1. Fly from Basel (BSL) to Verona (VRN) BSL - VRN
  2. Take the train from Verona Porta Nuova to Padova

$104 - $426

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Basel to Padua is to bus which costs SFr 30 - SFr 60 and takes 9 h 10 min.

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The quickest way to get from Basel to Padua is to fly and train which costs SFr 55 - SFr 380 and takes 4 h 15 min.

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The distance between Basel and Padua is 408 km. The road distance is 578.9 km.

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It takes approximately 6 h 28 min to get from Basel to Padua, including transfers.

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Yes, there is an overnight bus departing from Basel, Basel central station station and arriving at Padua, Padova. This bus operates every day. The journey takes approximately 8 h 40 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Basel to Padua. However, there are services departing from Basel SBB and arriving at Padova via Milano Centrale. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 28 min.

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The best way to get from Basel to Basel Airport is to line 50 bus which takes 8 min and costs SFr 2 - SFr 4.

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

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Map of how to get from Basel to Padua.
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  • Distance: 254.7 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 28 min

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

You can take a train from Basel to Padua via Milano Centrale in around 6 h 28 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Basel to Padua via Milan, Milan in around 9 h 10 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Basel to Venice via Munich
Ave. Duration
2 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $1,100
Flights from Zurich to Venice via Munich
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $290
Flights from Basel to Verona via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $370
Flights from Basel to Verona via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $410
Flights from Basel to Verona via Frankfurt, Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$230 - $430
Flights from Basel to Verona via Munich, Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $480
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Basel to Venice
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $390
Flights from Zurich to Venice
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$35 - $230
Flights from Basel to Verona via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$95 - $490
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Zurich to Venice
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $700
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Basel to Verona via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$75 - $420
Meridiana
Website
meridiana.it
Flights from Basel to Verona via Olbia
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Monday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $400
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Basel to Verona via Rome
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $380
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. Swiss Railways codeshares with American Airlines and Swiss International Air Lines out of Zurich International Airport.

Contact Details
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Basel SBB to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
4 h 6 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$85 - $150
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Basel SBB to Zürich HB
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $60
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Trenitalia Eurocity

The primary train operator in Italy, Trenitalia was created in the year 2000. Trenitalia offers national rail connections in Italy as well as international connections to Austria, France, Germany and Switzerland. The company operates regional and long-distance trains, as well as high-speed trains called Frecce that travel on specialised tracks on speeds of up to 360km/h. Trenitalia tickets are available online, in stations across the country or from many travel agents that offer bookings.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Basel Sbb to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
4 h 6 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$55 - $80
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Zuerich Hb to Padova
Ave. Duration
6 h 3 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$70 - $100
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Verona Porta Nuova to Padova
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Trenitalia Frecce

The primary train operator in Italy, Trenitalia was created in the year 2000. Trenitalia offers national rail connections in Italy as well as international connections to Austria, France, Germany and Switzerland. The company operates regional and long-distance trains, as well as high-speed trains called Frecce that travel on specialised tracks on speeds of up to 360km/h. Trenitalia tickets are available online, in stations across the country or from many travel agents that offer bookings.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Milano Centrale to Padova
Ave. Duration
1 h 57 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Verona Porta Nuova to Padova
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14 - $21
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
ItaloTreno
Phone
+39 060708
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Milano Centrale Station to Padova Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 57 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$25 - $35
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Venezia Mestre Station to Padova Station
Ave. Duration
15 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$14 - $20
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Verona Porta Nuova Station to Padova Station
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$17 - $24
Website
italotreno.it
Trenitalia

The primary train operator in Italy, Trenitalia was created in the year 2000. Trenitalia offers national rail connections in Italy as well as international connections to Austria, France, Germany and Switzerland. The company operates regional and long-distance trains, as well as high-speed trains called Frecce that travel on specialised tracks on speeds of up to 360km/h. Trenitalia tickets are available online, in stations across the country or from many travel agents that offer bookings.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Venezia Mestre to Padova
Ave. Duration
14 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $7
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$5 - $7
Bus operators
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves over 1400 destinations, in 26 countries including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands, Croatia, Spain, and across Scandinavia and central and eastern Europe. Founded in 2012, Flixbus’ extensive network connects cities with approximately 200,000 trips, with buses often departing every 30 minutes. One of the most affordable ways to get around Europe (and expanding soon into the US), a Flixbus journey is cost-effective, well-connected, comfortable and safe.

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Basel, Basel central station to Milan, Milan
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$20 - $35
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Milan, Milan to Padua, Padova
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$13 - $23
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Night bus from Basel, Basel central station to Padua, Padova
Ave. Duration
8 h 40 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $60
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Eurolines CH
Phone
0041 (0) 844 257 224
Website
eurolines.ch
Bus from Basel to Milan Lampugnano Station
Ave. Duration
6 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $40
Book at
eurolines.ch
Globtour
Website
globtour.com
Bus from Basel Station Sbb to Mailand Lampugnano
Ave. Duration
6 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$25 - $40
Schedules at
globtour.com
Baltour
Phone
+39 0861 1991900
Email
info@baltour.it
Website
baltour.it
Bus from Milano - Bus Station Lampugnano to Padova - Autostazione Via Della Pace Stallo 12
Ave. Duration
8 h 20 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$13 - $19
Website
http://www.baltour.it/

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