Basel – getting there and around
Basel is easy to reach by road, air, train, and even by boat along the Rhine.
It is serviced by Basel and Mulhouse EuroAirport with good flight connections from across Europe.
Rail is an ideal way to reach Basel as it is easy to reach from many parts of Europe.
The trains run like clockwork (what else would you expect from Switzerland!) and you arrive in the center of the city.
Basel SBB station (the railway station) is a sight to see in itself.
It’s housed in a historic building, and inside you will find a 16,000 m2 shopping center with over 50 shops.
Once you’ve arrived, Basel is easy to navigate on foot with most sights within walking distance.
The city is also serviced by an excellent public transport network.
Another option is hire a bicycle at the station to get around, or alternatively bring your bike with you on the train to Switzerland.
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