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Getting there

If you are travelling by air, you can reach the city via EuroAirport or nearby Zurich Airport. It's very easy to plan your journey via the three railway stations and the major motorways. Cruise ships also travel down the Rhine to Basel every day. 

Arrival by plane

Travelling to Basel is fast and easy thanks to EuroAirport, which is located just 15 minutes from the city centre. It offers 500 scheduled and charter flights every week and more than 60 destinations to guarantee you a convenient arrival.

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Arrival by train

Basel is an important interchange and transport hub and, with its three mainline train stations, offers excellent connections to all Swiss cities and the most important European metropolises. The Swiss Railway station (SBB), the French Railway station (SNCF) and the Badische Bahnhof, operated by German Railway (DB), are all conveniently located in the heart of the city.

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Arrival by car

Basel is also easy to reach by car, as the city lies between the European north-south and east-west motorway junctions. Basel’s hotels and its car parks offer plenty of parking. 

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Arrival by ship

Arriving by ship is a special experience: on a river cruise you can reach the city directly via the Rhine. The three landing stages are convenient departure points for discovering Basel. 

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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.

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