There are 8 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  •  6 h 30 min

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

$122 - $211

Cheapest option

Bus FlixBus  •  9 h 20 min

  1. Take the bus from Basel City Center to Zurich Bâle Centre > Zurich > Berne > Fribourg > Lausanne > Genève - Gare routière > Lyon - Gare routière Perrache > Saint-Etienne > Clermont-Ferrand > Brive-la-Gaillarde > Bordeaux Centre > Bayonne > Saint-Sébastien > Hernani / ...
  2. Take the bus from Zurich to Padua, Padova 401

$34 - $60

6 alternative options

Bus Eurolines CH  •  12 h

  1. Take the bus from Basel to Milan Lampugnano Station
  2. Take the bus from Milano Lampugnano to Padova Autostazione

$64 - $86

Night bus  •  8 h 40 min

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

$35 - $65

Drive  •  5 h 45 min

  1. Drive from Basel to Padua 361.8 miles

$85 - $130

Fly Basel to Venice, train  •  4 h 9 min

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

$58 - $350

Train to Zurich, fly to Venice  •  5 h 3 min

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

$96 - $405

Fly Basel to Verona, train  •  6 h 40 min

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

$106 - $427

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 30 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Basel to Padua via Zurich in around 9 h 20 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Basel to Venice via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $1,100
Flights from Zurich to Venice via Munich
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $290
Flights from Basel to Verona via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 23 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
5 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $430
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, Friday and Sunday
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
5 h 22 min
When
Monday and Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $420
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Basel to Verona via Rome
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $380
Train operators
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Basel SBB to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
4 h 6 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$90 - $160
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
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
$60 - $85
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Milano Centrale to Padova
Ave. Duration
2 h 7 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Verona Porta Nuova to Padova
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Trenitalia Frecce
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Milano Centrale to Padova
Ave. Duration
1 h 57 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Verona Porta Nuova to Padova
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $23
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Trenitalia
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
ItaloTreno
Phone
+39 060708
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Venezia Mestre Station to Padova Station
Ave. Duration
15 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$15 - $21
Website
italotreno.it
Bus operators
Ouibus
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Basel City Center to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $6
Website
Ouibus
FlixBus
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Zurich to Padua, Padova
Ave. Duration
7 h 10 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$30 - $55
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 - $65
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 - $45
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
$27 - $40
Schedules at
globtour.com

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Basel and Padua is 408 km. The road distance is 579 km.

The cheapest way to get from Basel to Padua is to bus which costs SFr 30 - SFr 60 and takes 9 h 20 min.

The quickest way to get from Basel to Padua is to fly and train which takes 4 h 9 min and costs SFr 55 - SFr 350.

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 30 min.

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

It takes approximately 6 h 30 min to get from Basel to Padua, including transfers.