You can fly to Basel's EuroAirport or nearby Zurich from all European cities and from over 200 other destinations in the world.

Upon arrival at Basel's EuroAirport, you must leave the airport via the SWISS Exit. You can catch a bus or a taxi just outside the building.  The no. 50 bus takes visitors from the airport to the city center (Basel SBB train station) in about 15 minutes.

Upon arrival at Zurich Airport, just take a train to "Basel SBB". The airport has a direct connection to the railway station and there is a frequent service to Basel that takes about 1 hour.

To get directly to Messe Basel, catch a no. 1 or 2 tram from Basel SBB to the "Messeplatz" stop.

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Train and Tram

Basel is a central transport hub for Europe and offers excellent connections from its three main stations: the Swiss Railway Station SBB, the French SNCF Railway Station, and the German DB Badischer Bahnhof; all in the center of the city.

All three of Basel's railway stations – SBB, SNCF and DB (Badischer Bahnhof) – are within 5-10 minutes of Messe Basel.

To get directly to Messe Basel, catch a no. 1 or 2 tram from the Swiss or French (SBB/SNCF) railway station or the no. 2 or 6 tram from the German (DB) station (Badischer Bahnhof). It takes you only 5-10 minutes until you reach the “Messeplatz” stop at Messe Basel.

Free Basel Mobility Ticket

As a guest at a Basel hotel you will receive a free Mobility Ticket with which you can use our efficient and extensive public transport network for the entire duration of your stay.

Your hotel reservation confirmation allows you to use public transport from EuroAirport or any of the Basel rail stations to your hotel on the day of arrival.

Public transport timetable for Basel


 Special offer for visitors travelling from Germany by train

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To take advantage of a special ticket price when travelling to Basel, simply click on the button below or call +49 (0)1806 - 31 11 531 quoting the keyword “INTERPLAN” when booking your ticket.
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Basel is located close to major European motorways running both north-south and east-west and is therefore in general easily accessible wherever you are coming from. Basel Messe has its own motorway exit. The "Messe" exit from the A2 motorway leads directly to the Messe. The Parking Messe Basel is a multi-storey car park within walking distance of the Messe.

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Available right in front of the Basel EuroAirport all three Basel railway stations and the Ramada Plaza Hotel – the tower right next to Messe Basel. More information & contact details can be found here.