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Getting to the Kaserne

Travelling to the Kaserne by train

Basel has not one, but two centrally located railway stations that connect Switzerland with nearby Germany and France. Both stations have direct public transport connections to the Kaserne Basel. 

Connections from the railway stations

Basel SBB
  • Tram No. 8 in the direction of «Basel, Kleinhüningen», get off at «Kaserne» tram stop
Badischer Bahnhof (german station)
  • Tram No. 6 in the direction of «Allschwil, Dorf», change at «Basel, Claraplatz» to tram no. 8 in the direction of «Basel, Kleinhüningen», alight at the «Kaserne» stop.
  • Bus No. 30 in the direction of «Basel, Bahnhof SBB», change at «Basel, Feldbergstrasse» to tram no. 8 in the direction of «Basel, Neuweilerstrasse », alight at the «Kaserne» stop.


The BaselCard is included in every overnight stay: it offers free use of public transport, free WiFi, and 50% off cultural and leisure activities.

Parking at the Kaserne

In Kleinbasel there are various parking options close to the Kaserne.

Going out at the Kaserne

The Kaserne Basel is not only the venue of the world’s second-largest tattoo. Numerous bars and restaurants are located just a few minutes’ walk from the spectators’ arena. What about a refreshing drink on the Rhine? Here’s where to find the best spots during the Basel Tattoo: