There are 7 ways to get from Basel to Sanremo 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  •  8 h 33 min

  1. Take the train from Basel SBB to Milano Centrale Eurocity / ...
  2. Take the train from Milano Centrale to S.Remo Ec / ...

$137 - $222

Cheapest option

Fly from Basel, bus  •  5 h 23 min

  1. Fly from Basel (BSL) to Nice (NCE) BSL - NCE
  2. Take the bus from Nice, Nice Aéroport Terminal 2 to Sanremo

$41 - $171

5 alternative options

Bus  •  12 h 37 min

  1. Take the bus from Basel City Center to Zurich
  2. Take the bus from Curych, Carparkplatz Sihlquai to Janov, Piazza Vittoria Rj
  3. Take the bus from Genova Brignole Stazione FS to Ventimiglia Autoporto

$48 - $67

Night bus, bus  •  12 h 15 min

  1. Take the night bus from Basel, Basel central station to Milan, Milan N307
  2. Take the bus from Milan, Milan to Sanremo 494

$42 - $69

Drive  •  6 h 16 min

  1. Drive from Basel to Sanremo 383.9 miles

$90 - $140

Train to Strasbourg, fly, bus  •  5 h 54 min

  1. Take the train from Basel SBB to Strasbourg
  2. Fly from Strasbourg (SXB) to Nice (NCE) SXB - NCE
  3. Take the bus from Nice, Nice Aéroport Terminal 2 to Sanremo

$94 - $319

Train to Zurich, fly, bus  •  6 h 16 min

  1. Take the train from Basel SBB to Zürich HB
  2. Fly from Zurich (ZRH) to Nice (NCE) ZRH - NCE
  3. Take the bus from Nice, Nice Aéroport Terminal 2 to Sanremo

$100 - $316

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

You can take a train from Basel to Sanremo via Milano Centrale in around 8 h 33 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Basel to Sanremo via Zurich, Curych, Carparkplatz Sihlquai, Janov, Piazza Vittoria, Genova Brignole Stazione FS, Ventimiglia Autoporto, Roverino, and Ventimiglia in around 12 h 37 min.

Airlines
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Basel to Nice
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $270
Flights from Zurich to Nice
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$40 - $150
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Zurich to Nice
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $420
Hop!
Website
hop.com
Flights from Strasbourg to Nice
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $390
Flights from Strasbourg to Nice via Lyon
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$90 - $390
Volotea
Website
volotea.com
Flights from Strasbourg to Nice
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $360
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Zurich to Nice via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $600
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 Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $50
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 S.Remo
Ave. Duration
3 h 27 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
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
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.sk
Bus from Curych, Carparkplatz Sihlquai to Janov, Piazza Vittoria
Ave. Duration
6 h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$15 - $20
Schedules at
regiojet.sk
FlixBus
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Night bus from Basel, Basel central station to Milan, Milan
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$23 - $40
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Milan, Milan to Sanremo
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$18 - $30
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Nice, Nice Aéroport Terminal 2 to Sanremo
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$3 - $7
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Basel to Sanremo?

The distance between Basel and Sanremo is 416 km. The road distance is 614 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Basel to Sanremo?

The cheapest way to get from Basel to Sanremo is to bus which costs SFr 45 - SFr 70 and takes 12 h 37 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Basel to Sanremo?

The quickest way to get from Basel to Sanremo is to fly and bus which takes 5 h 23 min and costs SFr 40 - SFr 170.

Is there a direct train between Basel and Sanremo?

No, there is no direct train from Basel to Sanremo. However, there are services departing from Basel SBB and arriving at S.Remo via Milano Centrale. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8 h 33 min.

Is there a direct bus between Basel and Sanremo?

No, there is no direct bus from Basel to Sanremo. However, there are services departing from Basel City Center and arriving at Sanremo via Curych, Carparkplatz Sihlquai, Genova Brignole Stazione FS, Roverino and Ventimiglia. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 12 h 37 min.

How long does it take to get from Basel to Sanremo?

It takes approximately 8 h 33 min to get from Basel to Sanremo, including transfers.