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About Flights to Basel

Summary info about Basel flight prices, duration and airlines

Best One-Way Price


Best Round-Trip Price


Fastest flight time

1h 30m

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6 airlines
The best one-way flight price to Basel from United Kingdom in the last 72 hours is £33 (Manchester to Basel EuroAirport Swiss).
The best round-trip flight price to Basel from United Kingdom in the last 72 hours is £63 (London Gatwick to Basel EuroAirport Swiss).
The fastest flight to Basel from United Kingdom takes 1h 30m (London Stansted to Basel EuroAirport Swiss).
There are 6 airlines operating flights to Basel, including British Airways, Vueling and Ryanair.

Basel flights insights and trends

Explore insights for your Basel flight to craft the best travel plan

What is the cheapest month to fly to Basel?

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 £87.

What is the absolute cheapest flight to Basel?

Users booking trips to Basel from Istanbul found flights 2% 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.
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What is the cheapest day to depart on your flight to Basel?

The cheapest day to depart from United Kingdom to Basel is on a Monday. Travellers who choose to depart for Basel on a Monday will often find tickets for as low as £82. If your travel schedule is flexible, try to avoid departing on a Sunday because tickets tend to average around £152. These prices are subject to change though, so be sure to set up a Price Alert for flights to Basel.

What is the cheapest time of day to depart on your flight to Basel?

In the morning is the cheapest time of day to fly from United Kingdom to Basel when you can find flight prices for as low as £103. Flying to Basel in the morning is an ideal time because this is during off-peak travel hours. Flights to Basel are more costly at midday, with an average ticket price of £150. Departure times at midday fall within the peak daily travel times, which is why tickets can be more expensive.

How long does it take to fly to Basel?

On average, it takes 1h 35m to fly from United Kingdom to Basel if you fly out of London Heathrow (the most popular airport in United Kingdom) and into Basel EuroAirport Swiss (the most popular airport in Basel). If you’re flying out of Manchester and into Basel EuroAirport Swiss, then the flight time is around 1h 50m.

How far in advance should I book a flight to Basel?

Most flyers found that booking tickets 39 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 £118. 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 £82 on momondo.

Cheapest flights to Basel airports

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


London (LON) to Karlsruhe (FKB)

Typically, flights to Basel from London are cheaper when flying from London to Karlsruhe Söllingen, which has an average price of £77

CHEAPEST MONTH TO FLY TO BASEL FROM LONDON HEATHROW AIRPORTJanuary36% cheaperFlying from London Heathrow Airport to Basel costs on average just £86 in January
MOST EXPENSIVE MONTH TO FLY TO BASEL FROM LONDON HEATHROW AIRPORTDecember47% more expensiveIt costs about £196 for flights to Basel from London Heathrow Airport in December
MOST POPULAR MONTH TO FLY TO BASEL FROM LONDON HEATHROW AIRPORTOctober231% more users visitedMore momondo users searched in flights to Basel from London Heathrow Airport in October than any other month

Frequently asked questions about flying to Basel

How long does it take 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.

Where can you fly directly into Basel from?

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).

Is there an alternative airport near Basel?

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).

Is there a cheaper alternative to flying into Basel?

With an average price of £45 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.

What’s the closest airport to Basel SBB Railway Station?

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

When did momondo last update prices for flights to Basel?

Prices for flights to Basel are refreshed on a daily basis.

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How old do you have to be to fly to Basel?

Although the minimum age for a child to fly alone is five, airlines that offer an unaccompanied minor (UMNR) service may have their own age limits, which could be impacted by factors such as flight length, timing, and layovers. It is recommended that you verify with the airline you are booking with for travel to Basel.

What documentation or ID do you need to fly to Basel?

The necessary travel and health documents for your Basel trip may vary depending on your travel plans and individual circumstances. Generally, you should have various documents, such as a national ID card or driver's license and a passport that is valid for six months beyond your scheduled arrival date. We recommend seeking advice from your airline or a trusted third party, such as IATA.

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
13 Apr
LGW08:30London Gatwick
1h 40m
BSL11:10Basel EuroAirport Swiss
17 Apr
BSL21:30Basel EuroAirport Swiss
1h 45m
LGW22:15London Gatwick
4 Mar
LGW08:10London Gatwick
1h 35m
BSL10:45Basel EuroAirport Swiss
8 Mar
BSL21:20Basel EuroAirport Swiss
1h 35m
LGW21:55London Gatwick
12 Apr
LGW08:20London Gatwick
1h 40m
BSL11:00Basel EuroAirport Swiss
28 Apr
BSL19:10Basel EuroAirport Swiss
1h 45m
LGW19:55London Gatwick
15 Mar
LGW08:20London Gatwick
1h 35m
BSL10:55Basel EuroAirport Swiss
23 Mar
BSL21:10Basel EuroAirport Swiss
1h 35m
LGW21:45London Gatwick
13 Apr
LGW08:30London Gatwick
1h 40m
BSL11:10Basel EuroAirport Swiss
18 Apr
BSL07:00Basel EuroAirport Swiss
1h 35m
LGW07:35London Gatwick
24 Feb
LGW08:05London Gatwick
1h 35m
BSL10:40Basel EuroAirport Swiss
2 Mar
BSL21:10Basel EuroAirport Swiss
1h 35m
LGW21:45London 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, Wizz Air Malta and easyJet
2 Mar
1h 50m
BSL17:15Basel EuroAirport Swiss
12 Jan
LGW08:20London Gatwick
1h 35m
BSL10:55Basel EuroAirport Swiss
18 Jan
1h 50m
BSL21:20Basel EuroAirport Swiss

Visa requirements for visiting Basel

What passport or visa requirements are there when 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.

Best things to do and see in Basel

What can you see and do 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.

Why use momondo?

Why should I use momondo to find a flight deal to Basel?

Finding the right flight to Basel is quick and easy when you have a range of options in front of you, from reputable agents and recognisable airlines. These options can then be filtered down to find the best fit. That is what momondo does. We make finding flights to Basel quick and easy, saving you time and money.

Can I find flights to Basel with flexible booking policies on momondo?

Flights to Basel with flexible booking policies can be found by using the search form above and then selecting our dedicated flexible booking filter, which will highlight only the flights where this policy is applied.

How can momondo help me find flights to Basel?

Once all potential Basel flight options are in front of you momondo lets you sort and filter flights based on preferences such as airline, price and flight times, amongst many other options.

I’m not ready to book a flight to Basel right now. Can momondo alert me if prices change?

If you are not ready to book a flight to Basel now, use our insights above to find helpful tips or alternatively set up a price alert; this is where momondo will track prices on flights to Basel and let you know when they change.

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