The international EuroAirport links Basel to the rest of Europe. The EuroAirport is served by a number of international airlines, such as easyJet, Air France, Swiss and many others. Travellers arriving by air can benefit from the straightforward service and proximity to the city centre. The city (Swiss/French railway station) is to be reached within 15 mins by bus no. 50 which runs four times an hour.
The Swiss SBB train station, the French SNCF station and the German Badischer station are all in the immediate vicinity of the city centre.
Frequent, modern trains link the three Basel stations with locations in Switzerland and all parts of Europe. For information on the best connections click here:SBB, SNCF, DB
Information on the CityNightLine Hoteltrain.
Information on the new TGVconnection Basel-Paris
Trains from France and Switzerland arrive in the city at the SBB train station, the Basel Central Station. The SNCF station (arrivals from France) is in the immediate vicinity of the SBB station.
Travellers arriving by train from Germany can also alight at the Badischer Station, in the immediate vicinity of Messe Schweiz. The station is in Switzerland, but is German national territory.
The comprehensive system has over 384 stops, and carries guests to their destination quickly and comfortably by tram and bus – even over the border to Germany and France.
You can find all the regional timetables for Basel and the region here:
Timetable for public transport
Timetable for BLT Baselland Transport
Cross the Rhine as it was done150 years ago: Four ferries ply from one bank of the Rhine to the other between the Rhine bridges. The ferries are powered solely by the natural current of the Rhine.
Orientation points with city maps are located at Basel SBB Railway Station, the Badischer Bahnhof station, the market square (Marktplatz), the trade fair centre (Messeplatz), Münsterplatz, Aeschenplatz, Schifflände, and at the zoo.
Five signposted tours of the Old Town begin at the market square (Marktplatz). Each of the tours is named after a world-famous citizen of Basel, and following the signposted tours is a popular way of strolling through the city. These routes are also marked in blue.
Old Town walks