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Home / Hotel and Travel / Travel to and within Basel

Travel to and within Basel

By air

From the EuroAirport Basel, a shuttle bus takes 25 minutes into the city center(Stop: Swiss Railway Station). With a taxi the journey takes about 15 minutes.
Congress participants arriving at Zurich airport can take a direct train to Basel (duration 1h).

Airport Basel: www.euroairport.com
Airport Zürich: www.flughafen-zuerich.com

By road

If you are looking for someone who is travelling to MipTec or if you are travelling by car and you want to give someone a ride to Basel, please contact: www.mitfahrgelegenheit.ch

If you wish to arrange a transfer from or to Basel-Euroairport or Zurich Airport, or any other place, please have look at the following website: www.Transfers-in-Europe.com
Parking Space in Basel: www.parkhaeuser.bs.ch

Travelling within Basel to the Congress Center

The Congress Center (tram stop “Exhibition Square”) is easily accessible from all three railway stations: At the Swiss Railway Station (SBB) and the French Railway Station (SNCF) take tram No. 2 in the direction of Riehen. From the German Railway Station (Basel Bad Bf) take tram No. 2 in the direction of Binningen. From Basel downtown take tram No. 6 or 14.

Mobility Ticket

Each guest staying in a hotel in Basel, receives a Mobility Ticket upon check in. This allows free use of the public transportation system in the city of Basel and its environs (zones 10, 11, 13 and 15, incl. the way to and from the EuroAirport). The ticket is valid for max. 30 days. On the day of arrival, the reservation confirmation form of the hotel guarantees a free transfer by public transport from the train station or the EuroAirport. So please don’t forget to print your hotel confirmation and to take it with you on the tram or bus!

Congrex Travel

Congrex Travel offers good airfares for registered participants. Please contact Congrex Travel for further information: businesstravel@congrex-switzerland.com or +41 61 560 75 60.

Taxis

As a rough guide, from the City Center to selected destinations a taxi will cost approximately as follows:

EuroAirport: CHF 40
Swiss Railway Station: CHF 20
German Railway Station: CHF 20

Of course there may be surcharges for trips in the evening or on Sundays or public holidays. Contact details for Basel's taxi firms can be found below:

33er Taxi AG
+41 61 333 33 33
www.33ertaxi.ch

Taxiphon Genossenschaft
+41 61 444 4444
www.taxiphon.ch

© Robert Hausmann