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Basel Airport Bus

Basel Airport Bus The one of a kind Euro Airport Basel-Mulhouse Freiburg is the only airport in the world, belonging to three countries simultaneously. Officially, it lies in France, almost on the borderline with Switzerland. Therefore Basel constitutes the nearest city (only 3,5km away). Freiburg lies the farthest, yet still quite close (46km away). Why should you choose the Euro Airport? What services are available for the travellers? How to get to each of the cities? Find the answers to your questions in the article below.

Table of contents

1. Bus to Basel
2. Tram to Basel
3. Bus to Mulhouse
4. Buses to Freiburg
5. Buses to other cities
6. Taking a taxi
7. Renting a car
8. Useful information
9. FAQ

Bus to Basel

Line 50: EuroAirport - Bahnhof SBB (Basel railway station)

The bus no. 50 operates between the airport and one of the two main railway stations in Basel (together with Basel Badischer Bahnhof), providing direct access to the city. The ride takes about 20 minutes.The price for a single ticket is CHF4.70 or the equivalent in euros, children from 6 to 16 years have a reduced fare (CHF3.10). The ticket applies to two zones in Basel. All parts of the city can be reached because you’re allowed to change.

Tram to Basel

Line 2: EuroAirport - Basel exhibition center - BadischerBahnhof (German railway station)

Line no.2 provides access to the exhibition center in downtown and on to the BadischerBahnhof (the German railway station in Basel). The price is the same as for the bus line - CHF4.70 for a regular ticket and CHF3.10 for a discount one.

Bus to Mulhouse

There are two ways to get to Mulhouse.

Flixbus: EuroAirport – Mulhouse

There is a Flixbus coach shuttling several times per day. It shuttles once per several hours.

Distribus line 11+TER Alsace train: EuroAirport – St. Louis train station and Mulhouse

If you don’t want to wait too long, the fastest option is to get a bus to train station in St. Louis (10 minutes ride) and then change onto a train there (20 minutes ride). Both the buses and the trains shuttle every several minutes.

Bus to Freiburg

bus to freiburg

Flixbus: EuroAirport – Freiburg (Busbanhof ZOB am Freiburg Hauptbahnhof

The best way to reach Freiburg (known as Freiburg imBreisgau) is to get a Flixbus coach running every hour directly from the airport.

The journey takes about 55-60 minutes and usually costs € 19.90 for a one way regular ticket. Children up to 15 years can buy the ticket cheaper € 9.90. Check the prices and timetables, as sometimes you might get your tickets cheaper.

Buses to other cities

The EuroAirport is directly connected with several cities in Europe, including Strasbourg, Zurich or Colmar among others.

Flixbus has its coaches operating between the airport and French cities: Strasbourg or Colmar. Eurobus connects the EuroAirport with cities across Switzerland, going to: Zürich, Baden, Füllinsdorf, Olten, Sursee, Luzern, Stans, Flüelen, Göschenen, Airolo, Biasca, Bellinzona and Lugano.

Taking a taxi

Taxi drivers are waiting for their clients in the Arrivals Hall at the airport. The price for the course depends on the destination. The price is around €45 for a one-way ride to Basel, €50 if you’re going to Mulhouse and about €125, while heading to Freiburg. Please be aware that the prices may rise during the night.

Renting a car

It constitutes a perfect choice for all, who like to explore the area on their own. EuroAirport offers several most popular car rental companies: Avis, Budget, Enterprise, Europcar, Hertz and Sixt. They are available from French and Swiss counters: in hall 1 on level 2 of the French sector and in hall 4 on level 2 of the Swiss sector.

Useful information

The EuroAirport serves as a base for easyJet Switzerland and offers mainly flights to European and North African metropolitan and leisure destinations. In 2018 it served around 8.5 million passengers. Inside the complex you can find 13 cafes and restaurant, prepared to serve guests from all over the world, providing the specialties of local cuisines, as well as international meals.

It also provides a wide range of different shops, including the duty-free zone, selling fashion, jewelry, books and newspapers, perfumes, souvenirs, food, wine and more. There is also an amazing lounge area, the Euro Airport Skyview Lounge, open for all passengers having a valid boarding card.

The entry costs 38.00. In case you need to exchange money, there are three currency exchange points working till late evening hours. There are also four cash machines and a coin dispenser, available 24/7. For those who face some problems with their cars, there is a car service station open in specific hours from Mon to Fri, as well as petrol stations available 24h.


Where is the Euroairport exactly?

It is situated in the French Alsace region, in the administrative commune of Saint-Louis near the border tripoint between France, Germany, and Switzerland being a part of the French territory (20 km from Mulhouse)

Are there any hotels at or nearby the airport?

The closest one is the HotelF1, located 2km away from the port. You can stop also at Hotel Berlioz as well as Ibis Hotel (located both at 2.2km), You can also pre-book a transfer from the airport. Check list of nearby hotels.

Is the Euroairport available 24 hours?

The port is open 24/7. However, the terminal operations run from 4:00AM – 12:00AM.

How can I get to the cities at night?

It depends on the city, as the best communication is between the airport and Basel. If you want to reach Mulhouse or Freiburg, there are some buses available, but less regularly. In case you won’t have enough luck to catch the last one, you can always get to Basel’s railway station and then travel to France or Germany. Finally, you can take a cab as well.

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