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Language:
German
Currency:
Swiss Franc
Time Zone:
GMT +1 hour (GMT +2 hours in summer)
Flight Time:
2 hours
Airport Code:
BSL
Holiday Type:
City Break / Winter Sports

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A delightfully framed city that is set on the banks of the Rhine, compare flights from Manchester to Basel and look forward to touching down in northwest Switzerland. Lying close to the borders with France and Germany, you can fly to Basel in an hour and 45 minutes. There is usually good availability with direct services, but if you need to take a connecting flight then you'll likely stop at a German city such as

Cheap Flights from Manchester to Basel

Basel
Mon 30 January 2017 -
returning on Sat 04 February 2017
from£48
easyJet
Basel
Wed 22 March 2017 -
returning on Sat 25 March 2017
from£48
easyJet
Basel
Fri 03 February 2017 -
returning on Mon 06 February 2017
from£97
easyJet
Basel
Sun 19 February 2017 -
returning on Wed 22 February 2017
from£117
easyJet
Basel
Sun 05 February 2017 -
returning on Wed 08 February 2017
from£151
KLM
Basel
Sat 04 February 2017 -
returning on Tue 07 February 2017
from£160
KLM
Basel
Thu 02 February 2017 -
returning on Sun 05 February 2017
from£160
Air France
Basel
Wed 01 February 2017 -
returning on Sat 04 February 2017
from£161
KLM
Basel
Mon 23 January 2017 -
returning on Thu 02 February 2017
from£170
Lufthansa
Basel
Tue 24 January 2017 -
returning on Fri 03 February 2017
from£170
Lufthansa
Basel
Thu 26 January 2017 -
returning on Sun 05 February 2017
from£170
Lufthansa
Basel
Wed 25 January 2017 -
returning on Sat 04 February 2017
from£182
Lufthansa
Basel
Fri 27 January 2017 -
returning on Mon 06 February 2017
from£189
Lufthansa
Flights from Manchester to Basel take just an hour and three quarters. Extremely low fares can be found by booking early enough, which should also negate the need for a connecting flight. Should a stopover be required to fly from Manchester to Basel on your preferred dates, a major European city such as Amsterdam, Brussels or Frankfurt will be the likely destination. EuroAirport Basel Mulhouse Freiburg, to use its proper title, is located in the heart of Western Europe. It lies on the French-Swiss border, only a couple of miles northwest of Basel itself, while Mulhouse in France is just 12 miles away, and Freiburg is less than 30 miles northeast. As one of the world’s few international airports that’s jointly operated by two countries, the airport lies principally in France, although there is a 1.6 mile customs road that leads to a Swiss customs area, connected to Basel. The Line 50 bus route to Basel’s main railway station Bahnhof SBB takes around 20 minutes, stopping at Kannenfeldplatz and Frachthalle en route. There’s no direct rail service into the centre of Basel, but from the train station, tram line no. 2 heads into the downtown area and continues on to the Badischer Bahnhof, which is Basel’s German railway station. Taking a taxi to the city centre should cost in the region of 30 pounds, with companies such as Airport Taxi, Taxi am EuroAirport and Taxi-Zentrale AG Basel all providing services. Car hire firms Avis, Budget, Europcar, Thrifty and Sixt all operate from Basel airport.