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How to Travel to Basel

By Plane

There is the EuroAirport, airport code BSL, in Basel. This is the airport of Basel, Mulhouse (F) and Freiburg (D). If you are arriving from France or Germany then check if you can book a cheaper domestic flight.

Easyjet has a base at the EuroAirport. They fly from Alicante (ALC), Barcelona (BCN), Berlin Schönfeld (SXF), Hamburg (HAM), Liverpool (LPL), London all airports plus Luton (LTN) and Stanstead (STN), Madrid (MAD), Malaga (AGP), Naples (NAP), Nice (NCE), Palma de Mallorca (PMI), and Roma Ciampino (CIA) to Basel (BSL).

There is a bus line 50 that gets you every 15 minutes to the main railwaystation of Basel.

By Train

If you are traveling from or through Germany then book your ticket to the station Badischer Bahnhof Basel. When you are arriving from other locations then take the main railwaystation of Basel, Bahnhof SBB.

Getting From "Badischer Bahnhof" to Your Hotel by Tramway

Hotel Europe: Take line 6, direction Messeplatz/Claraplatz get out at Clarastrasse (third stop) and you are standing in front of the hotel.

Hotel Krafft/Hotel Hecht: Same as Hotel Europe but two stops more. Get out at Rheingasse and on the left hand you will see the hotels.

Hotel Victoria: Take tramway line 2, direction Messeplatz Bahnhof SBB get out at Bahnhof SBB. It is a little sightseeingtour through Basel, but you really can't miss the main station. The hotel is directly situated at the station - a big yellow house.

Getting From The Main Station (Bahnhof SBB) to Your Hotel by Tramway

Hotel Victoria: The hotel is directly situated at the station - a big yellow house.

Hotel Krafft/Hotel Hecht: Take tramway line 8, direction Aeschenplatz/Messeplatz get out at Rheingasse. The hotels are on the right hand side.

Hotel Europe: Same as Hotel Krafft, but one stop more. Get out at Claraplatz. From there you have to take the tramway line 6 or 14, direction Messeplatz. It is only one stop, get out at Clarastrasse and you are standing in front of the hotel. You also can take a walk from Claraplatz to Clarastrasse, it is about 200-300m.

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By Car

How to get to your hotel by car is described on the hotel websites. Please take note that there is not much parking space in Basel and to park in the city is quite expensive.

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