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Basel Swiss Train Station

Getting to Basel

Station / Airport guide

The Basel Train Station (Basel SBB) 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 and 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

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:
Coin-operated lockers and left baggage service
Hours: 7 days a week, 8:00am to 9:00pm
Tel: 051 229 23 50
Restrooms:
Open during station hours
Places to eat in the station:
Shutter Begg
Brasserie
Bar le central

Transportation and connections

Transportation from the Basel Train Station to the airport:

Bus: BVB. Duration: 20 minutes

To other train stations from the Basel Train Station:

Commuter Trains: S1, S3

Cities commonly traveled to from this station:

Amsterdam
Geneva
Frankfurt
Interlaken
Luzern
Milan
Paris
Zurich

Trains that use this station:

City Night Line
ICE
TGV Lyria

Location

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Child and youth passengers

The definition of "Child" and "Youth" varies by country and operator. This is why we ask for the age of young passengers.

Sometimes children below a certain age can travel without a seat for free. If you want to guarantee a seat for child passengers, enter '6' as the age of the child.

Read more about child and youth passenger ages. See also youth discounts and railcards.