How to Get from EuroAirport Basel Mulhouse Freiburg to Basel City Center and Other Destinations
Basel Mulhouse Freiburg (EuroAirport) is the only airport in the world operated jointly by two countries, France and Switzerland. It is located near the French town of Saint-Louis, near the Swiss border. You can get from EuroAirport Basel Mulhouse Freiburg to Basel City Center and nearby cities by public transport, taxi or transfer.
Taxi from EuroAirport Basel Mulhouse Freiburg
Taxi is one of the convenient ways to get from EuroAirport to Zurich, Rust, Breisach, Lucerne, Hofstetten-Flüh, and other cities of France, Germany, and Switzerland. If you order a taxi, no reservation is required. The main disadvantage of such a trip is that you will find out the final cost only at the end of the journey. And it can unpleasantly surprise you, especially if you deal with an unscrupulous taxi driver.
One can get from to the French area for approximately 50-160 euro, and to the Swiss one – for 50-340 Swiss francs.
If you want to take a taxi from Basel Airport to Stäfa or Lucerne, you can use a special application on your smartphone. For your comfort, there is a Wi-Fi at the airport.
Transfer from EuroAirport Basel Mulhouse Freiburg
You will have to book your transfer from Basel Airport to Rust, Hinterzarten, Bonndorf, and other locations in advance. On the Kiwitaxi site, you choose the needed class of the car according to the number of passengers, luggage, and the comfort class. Please indicate the number of children travelling with you and order special car seats for them. If you travel in a group, you have a possibility to order a minibus. You also need to provide your flight number, so that the driver of your transfer arrives at the airport in advance. If the flight is delayed, do not worry - the driver will wait for you for one hour for free.
The transfer fee is not much different from the taxi fares. And the advantage is that you always know the amount in advance, and it is fixed. When booking a Kiwitaxi transfer, you make a payment online by card.
Unlike a taxi driver, the driver of the transfer will wait for you at the airport with a nameplate, will help with your luggage and drive in a comfortable speed mode.
Public transport from EuroAirport Basel Mulhouse Freiburg
You can reach the nearest cities from Basel Airport by public transport as well: there are buses and trams.
By bus N50 you will reach Basel SBB train station, Kannenfeldplatz, and Frachthalle in 20 minutes. From there, tram number 2 will take you to Germany. Between EuroAirport and the Saint-Louis train station, there is a shuttle bus number 11.
If you do not know how to get from Basel Airport to Lucerne, Rust, Trossingen, or do not want to keep in mind all the routes and bus numbers, book a transfer or taxi.
EuroAirport Basel Mulhouse Freiburg: useful information
Basel-Mulhouse-Freiburg Airport is a four-storey terminal with common areas, divided into Swiss and French sectors.
The airport has Wi-Fi. However, the time of using the Internet is limited - only 2 hours. As soon as the time runs out, just log in again.
If your flight is delayed, you can stay in hotels near the airport. Captain Hotel is 4 minutes from the airport. A free shuttle runs there. Airport Hotel Basel is a 3-minute drive from Basel. You will need to take the bus number 50 to get there. There is Ibis Mulhouse hotel, five minutes from the airport, where you can also get by a free shuttle.
Basel offers travellers a variety of amenities and services:
— Twenty-four-hour ATMs
— Free luggage trolleys
— Children's playgrounds
— Car rental
— Currency exchange
— Restaurants and cafes
— Information desk
— Observation deck
— Basel-Mulhouse-Freiburg Airport is open 24/7. The terminals are open from 04:00 to 24:00.