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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's green and yellow trams have become an inseparable part of the cityscape.

Together with the bus network, these ensure that the city's inhabitants and visitors alike can move themselves quickly and comfortably around the city and even across the border into the neighbouring countries of France and Germany.

As a hotel guest in the city on the Rhine, you may also profit from the BaselCard, which allows you to use the public transport network for the entire duration of your stay.


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Using public transport, how do I get...

Airport bus no. 50 will take you conveniently to Basel SBB main station. From there, you can walk or take public transport to the city centre.

Using tram no. 2, travel to Basel Badischer Bahnhof (German station), then change to tram no. 6 in the direction of “Riehen”.

Take bus no. 55 from Basel Badischer Bahnhof (German station). Please note that you must purchase a cross-border ticket.

Tram No. 11 in the direction of “St. Louis Grenze”, get off at “St. Johannstor” tram stop

Tram No. 8 in the direction of “Weil am Rhein”, get off at “Kleinhüningen” tram stop

Tram No. 8 in the direction of “Weil am Rhein”, get off at “Kleinhüningeranlage” tram stop

You will find information about current construction work here.

Here you will find all information relating to cross-border tickets.