There are 7 ways to get from Basel to Venice by plane, train, bus, night bus or car

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

Fly from Basel  •  3 h 50 min

  1. Fly from Basel (BSL) to Venice (VCE) BSL - VCE

$54 - $328

Cheapest option

Bus  •  9 h

  1. Take the bus from Basel, Basel central station to Milan, Milan 107 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Milan to Venice - Tronchetto Ouibus

$31 - $49

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Train to Zurich, fly  •  4 h 43 min

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

$92 - $382

Train via Milano Centrale  •  7 h

  1. Take the train from Basel SBB to Milano Centrale Eurocity / ...
  2. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Venezia S.Lucia Fr / ...

$118 - $198

Train Trenitalia Eurocity  •  8 h 24 min

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

$113 - $168

Night bus  •  9 h 30 min

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

$35 - $65

Drive  •  6 h 4 min

  1. Drive from Basel to Venice 381.4 miles

$90 - $140

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Basel to Venice is to bus which costs SFr 30 - SFr 50 and takes 9 h.

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The quickest way to get from Basel to Venice is to fly which costs SFr 50 - SFr 330 and takes 3 h 50 min.

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The distance between Basel and Venice is 434 km. The road distance is 610.2 km.

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It takes approximately 3 h 50 min to get from Basel to Venice, including transfers.

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Yes, there is an overnight bus departing from Basel, Basel central station station and arriving at Venice, Venice. This bus operates every day. The journey takes approximately 9 h 30 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Basel to Venice. However, there are services departing from Basel SBB and arriving at Venezia S.Lucia via Milano Centrale. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h.

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

easyJet, Lufthansa and Air Dolomiti fly from Basel to Venice 3 times a day. Alternatively, you can take a train from Basel to Venice via Milano Centrale in around 7 h.

Airlines
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 and Friday
Estimated price
$35 - $230
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
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Zurich to Venice
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $700
Train operators
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Website
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
Train from Basel SBB to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
4 h 6 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$90 - $150
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
$55 - $85
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Zuerich Hb to Venezia S.Lucia
Ave. Duration
6 h 31 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$80 - $110
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
ItaloTreno
Bus operators
FlixBus
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
$21 - $35
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Night bus from Basel, Basel central station to Venice, Venice
Ave. Duration
9 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $65
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Ouibus
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Milan to Venice - Tronchetto
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Website
Ouibus

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