What is the name of the main station in Basel?
"Bern SBB" is the name of the central station and main station. Another important station is Basel Bad, located at the border of Switzerland and Germany. Sometimes it's cheaper to buy tickets to Basel Bad instead of Basel SBB and buy the tickets from Basel Bad to Basel SBB separately.
Can you walk from the station to the (old) city centre?
Yes, the station is located near the city centre. Walking to the Rhine takes app. 15-20 minutes.
Which hotels do you recommend near the station?
Check our list of recommend hotels near the station.
Which trains run to Basel?
- TGV from Paris
- ICE (InterCity Express) from Germany and The Netherlands
- Eurocity from Milan
- Domestic Swiss trains
Do you offer all train tickets to Basel?
Yes, we offer all train tickets - always the best price, no booking fees and e-tickets!
Basel is located at the border of Germany and Switzerland. Beautiful "Altstadt" with cobbled streets. Stroll along the Rhine, cross one of the romantic bridges - easy to spend one day wandering around!