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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.

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Train via Milano Centrale  •  6 h 27 min

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

$114 - $206

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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 400 / ...

$34 - $57

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Train Trenitalia Eurocity  •  8 h 15 min

  1. Take the train from Basel SBB to Zürich HB 36 / ...
  2. Take the train from Zuerich Hb to Padova Ec

$103 - $168

Bus Domo Reisen  •  11 h 6 min

  1. Take the bus from Basel to Mestre

$81 - $104

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 24 min

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

$56 - $345

Train to Zurich, fly to Venice  •  5 h 45 min

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

$101 - $399

Fly Basel to Verona, train  •  7 h 22 min

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

$91 - $466

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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 350 and takes 4 h 24 min.

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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 Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday. 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 27 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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The best way to get from Basel to Padua without a car is to train which takes 6 h 27 min and costs SFr 110 - SFr 210.

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It takes approximately 6 h 27 min to get from Basel to Padua, including transfers.

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Basel to Padua bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Basel, Basel central station.

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Basel to Padua 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 Padua is to train which takes 6 h 27 min and costs SFr 110 - SFr 210. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs SFr 30 - SFr 60 and takes 9 h 10 min.

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Map of how to get from Basel to Padua.
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  • Distance: 254.7 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 27 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 27 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
3 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $1,100
Flights from Zurich to Venice via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $290
Flights from Basel to Verona via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $370
Flights from Basel to Verona via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $410
Flights from Basel to Verona via Frankfurt, Munich
Ave. Duration
6 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $430
Flights from Basel to Verona via Munich, Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h 55 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$290 - $480
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Basel to Venice
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $390
Flights from Zurich to Venice
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$35 - $230
Flights from Basel to Verona via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$95 - $490
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Zurich to Venice
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $700
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
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$85 - $150
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Basel SBB to Zürich HB
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
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
4 times a day
Estimated price
$55 - $80
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 Zuerich Hb to Padova
Ave. Duration
6 h 3 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$70 - $110
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
ItaloTreno
Phone
+39 060708
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Milano Centrale Station to Padova Station
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$25 - $35
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Venezia Mestre Station to Padova Station
Ave. Duration
17 min
Frequency
Every 2 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
35 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $7
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$5 - $7
Train from Verona Porta Nuova to Padova
Ave. Duration
1 h 21 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$6 - $14
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$12 - $14
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
3 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
4 times a day
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
6 times a week
Estimated price
$35 - $60
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Domo Reisen
Phone
0041 44 828 60 40
Email
info@domo-reisen.ch
Website
domo-reisen.ch
Bus from Basel to Mestre
Ave. Duration
10 h 10 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$80 - $100
Schedules at
domo-reisen.ch

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The quickest flight from Basel Airport to Venice Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 5 min.

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Basel to Padua bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Padua, Padova station.

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Basel to Padua train services, operated by Trenitalia Frecce, arrive at Padova station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Basel to Padua is 579 km. It takes approximately 5 h 45 min to drive from Basel to Padua.

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easyJet, Lufthansa and Air Dolomiti offer flights from Basel Airport to Venice Airport.

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There are 951+ hotels available in Padua. Prices start at $51 USD per night.

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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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