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About Flights to Basel

Summary info about Basel flight prices, duration and airlines

Best One-Way Price

£23

Best Return Price

£43

Fastest flight time

1h 35m

Operated By

3 airlines
The best one-way flight price to Basel from United Kingdom in the last 72 hours is £23 (Manchester to Basel EuroAirport Swiss).
The best return flight price to Basel from United Kingdom in the last 72 hours is £43 (Manchester to Basel EuroAirport Swiss).
The fastest flight to Basel from United Kingdom takes 1h 35m (London Gatwick to Basel EuroAirport Swiss).
There are 3 airlines operating flights to Basel, including British Airways, Ryanair and easyJet.

Cheapest flights to Basel airports

Find the cheapest flights to these Basel airports from your nearest city or airport
London Heathrow Airport
Zurich

CHEAPEST ROUTE FROM London TO Basel

London Stansted Airport (STN) to Karlsruhe (FKB)

Typically, flights to Basel from London are cheaper when flying from London Stansted to Karlsruhe Söllingen, which has an average price of £47

CHEAPEST MONTH TO FLY TO BASEL FROM LONDON HEATHROW AIRPORTJanuary37% cheaperFlying from London Heathrow Airport to Basel costs on average just £77 in January
MOST EXPENSIVE MONTH TO FLY TO BASEL FROM LONDON HEATHROW AIRPORTJune44% more expensiveIt costs about £177 for flights to Basel from London Heathrow Airport in June
MOST POPULAR MONTH TO FLY TO BASEL FROM LONDON HEATHROW AIRPORTDecember189% more users visitedMore momondo users searched in flights to Basel from London Heathrow Airport in December than any other month

When is the best time to fly to Basel?

You can get flights to Basel, Switzerland, from several airports in the UK, with the time depending on which city you depart from. For instance, you can get a flight to Basel Airport (EAP), Basel, in approximately 1h 35min if you were to depart from the capital city, London. If you live in the north of the UK, then you can get a flight from Manchester, which has a total journey time of around 1h 45min. For those that live in Scotland, there are journeys from Edinburgh to Basel which take in the region of 2 hours.

There are several airports in the UK that you can get direct flights to Basel from. For example, you can find Basel flight deals from two airports in the capital city, London. If you live in west or central London you can fly from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) on a direct journey. For those in the south of London or Southern England, London Gatwick Airport (LGW) also operates direct routes. In the northwest of England, you can get a direct flight to Basel from Manchester Airport (MAN), whilst those in Scotland can also fly directly to the Swiss city from Edinburgh Airport (EDI). There are indirect routes too, which might be more convenient for some. If you’re based in the northeast of the country, for example, you can take a flight from Newcastle Airport (NCL). This journey normally requires one stop along the way, often at Charles de Gaulle Airport (CDG).

Users booking trips to Basel from Prague found flights 90% cheaper than the average price of flights to Basel. To find the cheapest price to Basel from your area, use momondo’s Airport-to-Airport Pricing Tool.

If you are unable to visit Basel during the month of March, then departing from United Kingdom during the month November is also very affordable. Most momondo users find prices during this month for around £80.

Most flyers found that booking tickets 60 days in advance of their planned departure date is the best time to get cheap flights to Basel. During this timeframe, flight prices are around £116. However, flight prices might be lower outside of this timeframe. For example, people recently found flights to Basel from United Kingdom for as low as £43 on momondo.

The cheapest day to depart from United Kingdom to Basel is on a Friday. Travellers who choose to depart for Basel on a Friday will often find tickets for as low as £108. If your travel schedule is flexible, try to avoid departing on a Sunday because tickets tend to average around £131. These prices are subject to change though, so be sure to set up a Price Alert for flights to Basel.

In the afternoon is the cheapest time of day to fly from United Kingdom to Basel when you can find flight prices for as low as £111. Flying to Basel in the afternoon is an ideal time because this is during off-peak travel hours. Flights to Basel are more costly in the evening, with an average ticket price of £127. Departure times in the evening fall within the peak daily travel times, which is why tickets can be more expensive.

Finding an alternative and possibly cheaper destination airport near Basel is possible. If you are planning a flight to Basel, consider booking flights to Mulhouse EuroAirport (4 mi from Basel city centre).

With an average price of £237 per person, Mulhouse EuroAirport is the cheapest airport to fly into when planning your trip to Basel. This price can fluctuate based on where you are flying from. momondo’s Airport-to-Airport Pricing Tool can help users find the best prices.

The airport which is nearest to Basel SBB Railway Station is Basel EuroAirport Swiss. It is 4.0 mi away and is in Basel.



Basel flight deals found on momondo

Check out some of the best fares from airports in United Kingdom to Basel found recently by users on momondo
easyJet
20 Sep
MAN15:00Manchester
1h 45m
BSL16:45Basel EuroAirport Swiss
21 Sep
BSL18:15Basel EuroAirport Swiss
1h 50m
MAN20:05Manchester
easyJet
4 Nov
BRS06:25Bristol
1h 40m
BSL08:05Basel EuroAirport Swiss
6 Nov
BSL16:55Basel EuroAirport Swiss
1h 45m
BRS18:40Bristol
easyJet
11 Nov
LGW09:50London Gatwick
1h 35m
BSL11:25Basel EuroAirport Swiss
14 Nov
BSL01:55Basel EuroAirport Swiss
1h 35m
LGW03:30London Gatwick
easyJet
6 Jan
LGW03:20London Gatwick
1h 40m
BSL05:00Basel EuroAirport Swiss
16 Jan
BSL01:55Basel EuroAirport Swiss
1h 35m
LGW03:30London Gatwick
easyJet
30 Sep
LGW04:20London Gatwick
1h 40m
BSL06:00Basel EuroAirport Swiss
3 Oct
BSL18:00Basel EuroAirport Swiss
1h 35m
LGW19:35London Gatwick
easyJet
5 Jan
LGW03:05London Gatwick
1h 40m
BSL04:45Basel EuroAirport Swiss
16 Jan
BSL01:55Basel EuroAirport Swiss
1h 35m
LGW03:30London Gatwick

Find the cheapest one-way flights to Basel

If you're looking for one-way flights from United Kingdom to Basel, view some of our deals below provided by Ryanair and easyJet
easyJet
21 Sep
MAN15:00Manchester
1h 45m
BSL16:45Basel EuroAirport Swiss
easyJet
13 Sep
MAN15:00Manchester
1h 45m
BSL16:45Basel EuroAirport Swiss
easyJet
13 Sep
MAN15:00Manchester
1h 45m
BSL16:45Basel EuroAirport Swiss

Which airlines fly to Basel?

Here you can see a selection of the most popular and cheapest airlines for flights to Basel

Which airlines fly to Basel?

easyJet is the airline most momondo users in United Kingdom opt for when booking flights to Basel. British Airways, Lufthansa and KLM are also popular choices when flying to Basel from United Kingdom. Most major airlines flying from United Kingdom to Basel will offer flights on a regular basis, though your options may vary depending on what airport you fly from.

KLM Flights to Basel

There are 19 KLM flights to Basel in a normal week. The most common departure point is Amsterdam Schiphol and the best KLM ticket price seen on momondo is £123 (last 72 hours, from Birmingham, to Basel). KLM has a score of 7.6 from 154 user reviews on momondo.

Lufthansa Flights to Basel

Lufthansa flights to Basel can start from as low as £127 (round-trip, from Birmingham, found in the last 72 hours). Over 28 flights that Lufthansa operates to Basel in a normal week, prices can vary significantly. The most popular Lufthansa flight to Basel is from Munich Franz Josef Strauss. Lufthansa has been rated 7.2/10 by momondo users, in 347 reviews.


Airports near Basel

Below you will find all the airports in Basel along with their distance from the city centre

How do you get to the city centre from Basel Airport?

Once you land at Basel Airport, you can easily complete your journey to the city centre. One of the most convenient ways for travellers to complete this journey is by bus, with the number 50 taking approximately 10min in total. It’s also easy to take a taxi from the front of the airport or a journey through a rideshare app, which takes a similar duration to the bus, depending on where in the city you are going. For those that are feeling a bit more adventurous, you can also walk from the airport to the centre of Basel. This tends to take about 1h 15min in total.


Popular routes to Basel

Most frequently searched flights to Basel along with the cheapest price and shortest flight duration
London to Basel Flights
Fastest flight time1h 35m
Cheapest price£48
Manchester to Basel Flights
Fastest flight time1h 45m
Cheapest price£49
Birmingham to Basel Flights
Fastest flight time3h 30m
Cheapest price£115
Liverpool to Basel Flights
Fastest flight time4h 15m
Cheapest price£104
Edinburgh to Basel Flights
Fastest flight time2h 05m
Cheapest price£57
Bristol to Basel Flights
Fastest flight time1h 35m
Cheapest price£44
Glasgow to Basel Flights
Fastest flight time4h 45m
Cheapest price£110
Southampton to Basel Flights
Fastest flight time4h 05m
Cheapest price£179
Newcastle upon Tyne to Basel Flights
Fastest flight time10h 10m
Cheapest price£137
Leeds to Basel Flights
Fastest flight time12h 15m
Cheapest price£292
Paris to Basel Flights
Fastest flight time1h 05m
Cheapest price£120
Amsterdam to Basel Flights
Fastest flight time1h 10m
Cheapest price£194
Aberdeen to Basel Flights
Fastest flight time21h 20m
Cheapest price£118
Cardiff to Basel Flights
Fastest flight time7h 50m
Cheapest price£740
Nottingham to Basel Flights
Fastest flight time12h 00m
Cheapest price£140

Visa requirements for visiting Basel

If you are a British citizen, then you can enter Switzerland without a visa, providing you are not staying longer than 90 days. You must also ensure that you have at least three months remaining on your passport from the day you plan to depart Switzerland.


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Best things to do and see in Basel

Basel is a great city to visit, with there being loads for tourists to see and do. To make sure you don’t miss out on any of the top attractions, it’s a good idea to create an itinerary before you arrive. You can begin your trip at the Fine Arts Museum Basel, which has one of the oldest fine-art collections in the world. Then you can take some time to enjoy Basel’s Old Town, which has some impressive architecture for you to enjoy. Next up, head over to Basel Minster, which was built between the 11th and 15th centuries. If you’re travelling with your family, then you should head to Zoo Basel, where you can see a range of your favourite animals up close and personal. The Basel Paper Mill Museum is also a great attraction, which explains to visitors the history of hand-written and printed books. If you want to escape the city for a short while, then you should head to the Tierpark Lange Erlen, which has a range of native Swiss wildlife, including lynx.


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