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About Flights to Basel

Summary info about Basel flight prices, duration and airlines

Best One-Way Price

$278

Best Round-Trip Price

$492

Fastest flight time

14h 30m

Operated By

4 airlines
The best one-way flight price to Basel from United States in the last 72 hours is $278 (New York John F Kennedy Intl to Basel EuroAirport Swiss).
The best round-trip flight price to Basel from United States in the last 72 hours is $492 (New York John F Kennedy Intl to Basel EuroAirport Swiss).
The fastest flight to Basel from United States takes 14h 30m (New York John F Kennedy Intl to Basel EuroAirport Swiss).
There are 4 airlines operating flights to Basel, including British Airways, Delta and Turkish Airlines.

Cheapest flights to Basel airports

Find the cheapest flights to these Basel airports from your nearest city or airport
Los Angeles
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CHEAPEST ROUTE FROM Los Angeles TO Basel

Los Angeles (LAX) to Basel EuroAirport Swiss (BSL)

Typically, flights to Basel from Los Angeles are cheaper when flying from Los Angeles to Basel EuroAirport Swiss, which has an average price of $714

CHEAPEST MONTH TO FLY TO BASEL FROM LOS ANGELESFebruary24% cheaperFlying from Los Angeles to Basel costs on average just $557 in February
MOST EXPENSIVE MONTH TO FLY TO BASEL FROM LOS ANGELESJuly50% more expensiveIt costs about $1,098 for flights to Basel from Los Angeles in July
MOST POPULAR MONTH TO FLY TO BASEL FROM LOS ANGELESDecember526% more users visitedMore momondo users searched in flights to Basel from Los Angeles in December than any other month

When is the best time to fly to Basel?

Flying from the United States to Basel can take from half a day to over two days. If you're on the east coast, you will find several flights to Basel, Switzerland from New York City's JFK Airport to EuroAirport Basel Mulhouse Freiburg (EAP), Basel, Switzerland. From JFK, you can choose flights with one, two, or three layovers. These flights will take from 11 to 38 hours to get to your destination. Travelers from the west coast might choose to fly out of LAX in Los Angeles. If you book a flight with one layover, you’ll be traveling about 30 hours. On the other hand, flights with three stops will take as long as 50 hours. From other major airports, such as Atlanta's Hartsfield-Jackson, you could be traveling as long as 30 to 44 hours. From this flight route, you'll have to make either two or three stops.

There aren’t any nonstop flights from the United States to Basel (EAP) at this time. However, you'll find several Basel flight deals that have just one-stop, including flights from Newark Liberty International Airport (EWR), Chicago O'Hare International Airport (ORD), and Washington Dulles International Airport (IAD). From Newark, a one-stop flight will take about 11 hours and from Chicago, anywhere from 18 to 29 hours. From Washington, D.C., your travel time will be about 30 hours. Layovers for these flight routes might be in Zurich, Madrid, or Istanbul.

In the past two weeks, users have booked deals to Basel for $10/person, which is 98% cheaper than the average flight to Basel. To find the cheapest price to Basel from your area, use momondo’s Airport-to-Airport Pricing Tool.

If you aren’t able to travel to Basel during the month of January, then flying in September is also cheap. Prices for this month can be found on momondo for an average of $567.

Most flyers found that booking tickets 36 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 $742. Don’t hesitate to check prices now though because momondo users recently found tickets for as low as $492.

On average, the least expensive day to fly to Basel from United States is on a Sunday. momondo users have found tickets for Sunday departures for as low as $723. However, this price may fluctuate depending on the airline, the season, and holidays. The most expensive day to fly to Basel is Wednesday, with ticket prices averaging around $854.

At noon is the cheapest time of day to fly from United States to Basel when you can find flight prices for as low as $561. Flying to Basel at noon is an ideal time because this is during off-peak travel hours. Flights to Basel are more costly in the afternoon, with an average ticket price of $837. Departure times in the afternoon fall within the peak daily travel times, which is why tickets can be more expensive.

Hikers looking for a more family-friendly day in the great outdoors would be best suited to plan their flight to Basel for May, June, and July, when they can visit St. Johanns Park and enjoy all that the park has to offer.

Those flying to Basel could potentially find better pricing at Mulhouse EuroAirport (4 mi from Basel city center) depending on the month and departure airport.

Prices vary based on where travelers are departing from, but on average, the cheapest airport to fly to in Basel is Mulhouse EuroAirport where the average price is $546pp. Users typically find the best prices when using momondo’s Airport-to-Airport Pricing Tool.

The airport which is nearest to Basel University is Basel EuroAirport Swiss. It is 3.2 mi away and is in Basel.



Basel flight deals found on momondo

Check out some of the best fares from airports in United States to Basel found recently by users on momondo
Multiple Airlines
Sep 21
JFK7:55 pmNew York John F Kennedy Intl
29h 05m
2 stops
BSL1:00 amBasel EuroAirport Swiss
Sep 28
BSL6:05 amBasel EuroAirport Swiss
16h 10m
1 stop
JFK10:15 pmNew York John F Kennedy Intl
Multiple Airlines
Oct 14
IAD6:00 pmWashington, D.C. Dulles Intl
15h 50m
2 stops
BSL9:50 amBasel EuroAirport Swiss
Oct 18
BSL4:50 pmBasel EuroAirport Swiss
29h 40m
2 stops
IAD10:30 pmWashington, D.C. Dulles Intl
Multiple Airlines
Sep 21
EWR1:40 pmNewark
20h 50m
2 stops
BSL10:30 amBasel EuroAirport Swiss
Sep 28
BSL6:05 amBasel EuroAirport Swiss
35h 10m
2 stops
EWR5:15 pmNewark
Multiple Airlines
Aug 21
JFK4:25 pmNew York John F Kennedy Intl
32h 25m
1 stop
BSL12:50 amBasel EuroAirport Swiss
Sep 1
BSL3:00 amBasel EuroAirport Swiss
17h 00m
1 stop
JFK8:00 pmNew York John F Kennedy Intl
Multiple Airlines
Aug 23
JFK4:01 pmNew York John F Kennedy Intl
19h 29m
1 stop
BSL11:30 amBasel EuroAirport Swiss
Sep 1
BSL3:00 amBasel EuroAirport Swiss
17h 00m
1 stop
JFK8:00 pmNew York John F Kennedy Intl
Multiple Airlines
Aug 23
JFK2:30 amNew York John F Kennedy Intl
33h 00m
3 stops
BSL11:30 amBasel EuroAirport Swiss
Sep 1
BSL3:00 amBasel EuroAirport Swiss
17h 00m
1 stop
JFK8:00 pmNew York John F Kennedy Intl

Find the cheapest one-way flights to Basel

If you're looking for one-way flights from United States to Basel, view some of our deals below provided by Vueling
Multiple Airlines
Jul 12
JFK7:55 pmNew York John F Kennedy Intl
26h 00m
3 stops
BSL9:55 pmBasel EuroAirport Swiss
Vueling
Sep 17
LAX3:55 pmLos Angeles
30h 35m
1 stop
BSL10:30 pmBasel EuroAirport Swiss
Vueling
Sep 22
JFK6:00 pmNew York John F Kennedy Intl
14h 30m
1 stop
BSL8:30 amBasel 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?

When flying to Basel from United States, momondo travelers will most often fly with one of these popular airlines: Lufthansa, Delta, British Airways or American Airlines. Depending on what airport in United States you fly from, you may be able to find flights with any of these popular airlines.

Delta Flights to Basel

Delta operates around 11 flights into Basel in any given week. The most common departure point for these flights was from Amsterdam Schiphol, with the best round-trip Delta deal found being $542 (Boston Logan Intl to Basel). Users have rated Delta 7.9/10 in over 385 reviews on momondo.

Lufthansa Flights to Basel

Lufthansa flight deals to Basel start from $470 - this is the best price found recently on momondo, and was a round-trip journey departing from Boston Logan Intl. Over any normal week, Lufthansa flight prices are typically higher, but vary depending on where you fly from - Frankfurt am Main is the most popular Lufthansa departure point to Basel so generally has the most availability. Lufthansa is scored a 7.4/10 in 301 reviews.


Airports near Basel

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

How do you get to the city center from Basel airports?

The bus is an affordable travel option from the airport. You can take bus 50 into the city center. It picks up passengers outside of the arrival area. The bus ride will take about 20-minutes and your destination will be the Central Rail Station, which is within walking distance of Basel's downtown. If you prefer to ride alone, consider taking a taxi. All of the licensed taxis in Basel are either white or yellow. The airport taxi stand is referred to as a "taxi rank" and is close to the bus stop.


Popular routes to Basel

Most frequently searched flights to Basel along with the cheapest price and shortest flight duration
New York to Basel Flights
Fastest flight time9h 50m
Cheapest price$492
Los Angeles to Basel Flights
Fastest flight time14h 53m
Cheapest price$706
Chicago to Basel Flights
Fastest flight time15h 40m
Cheapest price$669
Denver to Basel Flights
Fastest flight time12h 30m
Cheapest price$697
Orlando to Basel Flights
Fastest flight time11h 15m
Cheapest price$860
Charlotte to Basel Flights
Fastest flight time12h 05m
Cheapest price$542
Copenhagen to Basel Flights
Fastest flight time1h 50m
Cheapest price$82

Visa requirements for visiting Basel

A visa is not required for US citizens making a trip to Switzerland. To be permitted to enter the country, you will need to travel with a valid passport.


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Best things to do and see in Basel

During your vacation in Basel, you can explore arts, culture, and history at the Kunst Museum, which showcases a public art collection, the Basel Historical Museum, the Museum of Natural History, or the Museum Tinguely, an art museum. If you're up for a stroll, visit the older parts of town, such as Grossbasel or Kleinbasel. In these neighborhoods, you can get a close-up look at 14th-century buildings and shop at specialty boutiques. If the weather permits, you'll want to take a cruise on the Rhine River to enjoy and take in the beauty of Basel's countryside. There is also the Shopping Center St. Jakob-Park and Globus, a high-end department store on Marktplatz.


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Why use momondo?

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