Basel Swiss Train Station

Basel Swiss Train Station - Basel SBB Bahnhof

The Basel Swiss Railways Station is credited as being the world’s first international train station. The city of Basel is located at the intersection of France, Germany and Switzerland. It’s location aids in making Basel easily accessible by train from many countries.  The French Railways (SNCF) maintain an annex directly connected to the Swiss Railways Station (the German Railway [DB] Station is across the river a good distance away, but connected by regular train service).

  • Address: Centralbahnstraße 20, 4051 Basel
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Transportation from the Basel Train Station:

Transportation from the Basel Train Station:

To the airport:

  • Bus: BVB (only Swiss Railpasses valid)
    Duration: 20 minutes

To other railway stations from the Basel Train Station:

  • Commuter Trains: S1, S3

Cities commonly traveled to from this station:

Trains that use this station:

Communications:

Telephone access:

  • Telephone stands
  • Location: main concourse
  • Codes
    International Code: 011
    Country Code: 41
    City Code: 31

Wi-Fi service:

  • Hotspot

Services:

Information Desk:

  • Hours: Open 24 hours
  • Tel: 041 (0)900 300 300 

Tourist Office:

  • Hours:Monday to Friday, 8:30am to 6:30pm
    Saturday, 9:00am to 5:00pm
    Sunday, 9:00am to 4:00pm
  • Tel: 061 268 68 68

Baggage Consignment:

  • Hours: 7 days a week, 7:30am to 9:00pm
  • Tel: 051 229 23 50

Restrooms:

  • Hours: Monday to Sunday, 6:00am to midnight
  • Tel: 061 327 46 46

Places to eat in the station:

  • Sutter Begg
    Hours: Monday to Saturday, 6:00am to 9:00 pm
    Sunday, 7:00am to 9:00pm Tel: 061 271 77 25
  • Brasserie
    Hours: Open 7 days a week, 6:00am to 11:00pm
    Tel: 061 295 39 50
  • Bar le central
    Hours: Open 7 days a week, 5:45am to 10:00pm
    Tel: 061 295 39 70

Currency exchange: Banque cantonale bâloise

  • Hours: Monday to Friday, 9:00am to 6:30pm
    Saturday, 9:00am to 4:00pm
    Sunday: closed
  • Tel: 061 266 30 18

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