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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
Sat 25 March 2017 -
returning on Sat 01 April 2017
from£52
easyJet
Basel
Wed 15 March 2017 -
returning on Sat 25 March 2017
from£54
easyJet
Basel
Fri 30 December 2016 -
returning on Fri 06 January 2017
from£108
easyJet
Basel
Sat 31 December 2016 -
returning on Fri 06 January 2017
from£161
Air France
Basel
Tue 03 January 2017 -
returning on Mon 09 January 2017
from£182
Air France
Basel
Thu 29 December 2016 -
returning on Wed 04 January 2017
from£187
Lufthansa
Basel
Sun 01 January 2017 -
returning on Sat 07 January 2017
from£201
Air France
Basel
Mon 02 January 2017 -
returning on Sun 08 January 2017
from£234
Lufthansa
Basel
Wed 28 December 2016 -
returning on Tue 03 January 2017
from£257
Eurowings
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.