Basel airport (BSL) 

 

EuroAirport Basel-Mulhouse-Freiburg, opened on May 8, 1946, is one of the most important in the country and serves the border area of Switzerland, France and Germany. It operates with international destinations throughout Europe, Northern Africa and the Middle East.

Official Website: euroairport.com
Number of Terminals
- 1 - Open 24 hours a day.
Annual passenger traffic: More than 7.3 million passengers went through it in 2016.
Tel: +33 389 903 111 / +41 613 253 111. The information desk is located on level 2 of the terminal and opens from 5:30 am to 0:00 am.

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The airport is located 8 km (5 miles) to the northwest of Basel, 25 km (15.5 miles) southeast from Mulhouse and 70 km (45 miles) southwest from Freiburg.

 
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Bus - Line 50 from BVB (Tel +41 616 851 414) connects the enclosure with Basel train station, Kannenfeldplatz and Brausebad from 4:53 am to 0:35 am, with a trip of approximately 20 minutes. In the city centre you can take tram number 2 to Basel exhibition center and Badischer Bahnhof. Line 11 from Distribus (Tel +33 389 697 365) runs to Saint-Louis Gare SNCF in around 10 min. Tickets have a cost of €2.50 and the bus leaves Mondays through Fridays between 5:35 am and 11:35 pm, Saturdays from 6:35 am to 11:35 pm, and Sundays from 6:05 am to 10:35 pm. Trains depart from there to Mulhouse. Flixbus (Tel +49 303 0013 7300) offers transportation to Zürich (€11.90; 1 hour and 30 min.), Freiburg (€19.90; 55 min.), Colmar (€13.90; 45 min.) and Strasbourg (€19.90; 1 hour and 50 min.). More information

Train - The airport is not directly linked to the railway system, but you can reach Basel stations through the public transport, and trains leave from there to Switzerland, France and Germany, including the Saint Louis and Freiburg stations.

Taxi - There are cabs both on the Swiss and the French sides. The trip to downtown Mulhouse has a fare of €50.00 by day and €60.00 during the night (20-30 minutes), while to Freiburg costs €125.00-160.00 (55 min.) French sector: ABM Taxis (Tel +33 663 877 300), Taxis Simon (Tel +33 389 441 460), Taxis Dam's (Tel +33 634 612 265), Taxi de la Thur (Tel +33 389 603 224), Taxis des 3 Frontières (Tel +33 389 700 028), Les Berlines de l'Aéroport (Tel +33 389 572 168), Taxi Christophe (Tel +33 612 383 133), Alsa Taxi (Tel +33 389 677 716), Taxi Claude (Tel +33 609 622 852), Aba Taxi (Tel +33 389 510 389), Allo Taxi (Tel +33 612 348 056), Taxi Drive (Tel +33 698 021 982). Swiss sector: Airport Taxi (Tel +41 613 252 700), Taxi am EuroAirport (Tel +41 613 252 900), Taxi-Zentrale (Tel +41 612 222 222), Taxiphon-Genossenschaft Basel (Tel +41 614 444 444), 33er Taxi (Tel +41 613 333 333).

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There are desks from Avis/Budget (Tel +33 389 902 939 / +41 613 252 840), Enterprise (Tel +33 389 672 439 / +41 581 220 410), Europcar (Tel +33 389 692 358 / +41 613 252 903/04), Hertz (Tel +33 389 708 700 / +41 613 252 780) and Sixt (Tel +33 144 385 555 / +41 613 251 540/41) on the second level of the terminal (halls 1 and 4).

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The airport has ATMs, currency exchange bureaus, postal and copying services, charging stations, public telephones, internet kiosks and free Wi-Fi access. The business center located inside the enclosure has ten conference rooms. The EuroAirport Skyview Lounge is located on the Departures level and opens Mondays through Fridays between 5:00 am and 8:45 pm, Saturdays from 5:00 am to 7:30 pm, and Sundays from 5:00 am to 8:30 pm; it provides complimentary snacks and drinks, TV, newspapers and magazines, showers, telephones, fax, Wi-Fi.

Food and Drinks- There are two restaurants and bars on level 5, in addition to coffee shops and other options on levels 2, 3 and 4.
Shopping- Duty-free shops in the Departures area (levels 3 and 4) and in the Arrivals Hall of level 2. There are also stores selling press, books, tobacco, sweets.
Baggage- Luggage trolleys free of charge. The lost and found office is handled by the airport's information booth and is available from 9:00 am to 6:00 pm (Tel +33 389 903 111 / +41 613 253 111).
Other Services- Travel agencies, photo booths, children's play areas, baby care facilities, gas station, beauty salon.

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There are several parking areas open 24 hours a day both on the French and the Swiss sides. Motorcycles and bicycles can park for free in F1 or S1. More information: Tel +33 389 902 524 / +41 613 252 523. Rates

French sector:
Short stays - F1 is covered and located beneath the terminal; F2 is outdoor and adjacent to the previous one; F3 is an open air lot 200 meters away from the terminal.
Long stays - F5 is found 400 meters from the terminal and F6 500 meters away, both uncovered.

Swiss sector:
Short stays - S1 is covered and situated under the terminal; S2 is outdoor and next to S1.
Long stays - Uncovered car parks. S3 is located 600 meters away from the terminal; S4 700 meters away; S12 300 meters away; and S13 500 meters away.

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During the reservation process, inform your airline about your needs and the degree of assistance you require, and ask for wheelchairs should you require them. There are ramps, adapted toilets and telephones, accessible counters and lifts. Reserved spaces are available in all car parks. More information: Tel +41 613 257 948 / +49 761 1200 7948 / +33 389 907 948.

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There are no accommodations inside the enclosure, but in the Arrivals area of level 2 there are hotel information boards. Some options nearby have shuttle services for their guests. Captain Hôtel (Tel +33 389 688 282), Airport Hotel Basel (Tel +41 613 273 030), Ibis Aéroport Bâle Mulhouse (Tel +33 389 690 658), Villa12 Hostel & Event (Tel +33 389 694 432), HotelF1 Mulhouse Bâle Aéroport (Tel +33 891 705 329), Hôtel Berlioz (Tel +33 389 697 444), Airport Club Hotel (Tel +33 351 252 525), O Phil Dor (Tel +33 389 688 891), Hôtel de l'Europe (Tel +33 389 697 355), La Villa K Spa Hotel (Tel +33 389 709 340).

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Latest updates: March, 10, 2017