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Exploring the City

You, too, are sure to enjoy the fact that nothing is far away in our city. Here you can find out more about getting from A to B in Basel – whether on foot, by tram or bus, or with a taxi.

Public Transport in Basel

The city of Basel and the surrounding area has an excellent public transport network that is known for its punctuality, short waiting times and modern vehicles.


Basel by foot

Thanks to its manageable size, a simple and uncomplicated way to explore the city is by foot. A perfect way to navigate the city is by making use of the blue destination boards, which can be found at all the most important locations in the city centre.


Taxis in Basel

There are taxi ranks dotted throughout the city centre. There are a number of taxi firms to choose from and as a visitor you are free to choose whichever you prefer.


Facilities for the Disabled

Pro Infirmis, the organisation for disabled persons, has issued a Basel city map for wheelchair users, containing comprehensive information on mobility in Basel.


Tourist Information SBB train station

Basel Hauptbahnhof

If you arrive in Basel by train, you can obtain tips and information at the railway station.


Tourist Information in the Stadtcasino at Barfüsserplatz

Basel Zentrum


Our office is being modernised; during the construction works from 19th March to 2nd April the tourist information office in the Stadtcasino is closed. We thank you for understanding!

We are happy to attend to you at the tourist information office in the Swiss Railway Station SBB during the regular opening hours.


Mobility Ticket

Every guest who stays in Basel receives a free Mobility Ticket when they check in, as long as their accommodation is officially registered.