How to get there
Arrival by plane
Travelling to Basel is easy thanks to EuroAirport, which is located just 15 minutes from the city centre and can be reached by public transport, taxi or hotel shuttle. 500 scheduled and charter flights connect Basel every week with more than 60 destinations.
Zurich Airport is served by more airlines than EuroAirport, and you will find more direct flights to Zurich. There is a railway station at Zurich airport. A direct train ride to Basel SBB takes 90 minutes and costs about 40 USD. There are some 20 connections daily between 5:50 am and 10:50 pm. Flying to EuroAirport is more convenient, but is it less expensive and less time consuming? The conference organisers recommend to check both options.
Air France KLM are the official carriers of the conference.
They offer attractive discounts on a wide range of fares on all Air France and KLM flights worldwide.
The following event ID Code refers to the ISPA Conference 2019: 33841AF.
To book your flight through Air France KLM click here.
From EuroAirport to Basel SBB railway station:
Bus # 50 has several connections every hour. The journey takes 15 minutes.
Tickets are available at the airport bus stop and cost less than 5 Euro.
A ticket (2 zones, 2nd class) bought at the airport bus stop is valid for 2 hours on all public busses and tramways in town, including connections.
Bus # 30 frequently connects the conference venue (bus stop Universität) with the railway stations Basel SBB and Basel Badischer Bahnhof.
Arrival by train
Basel is an important interchange and transport hub and, with its three mainline train stations, Basel has excellent connections to all Swiss cities and to major European cities. The journey to Paris takes 3 hours by train. The Swiss Railway station (SBB), the French Railway station (SNCF), and Badischer Bahnhof, operated by German Railways (DB), are all conveniently located in the heart of the city.
www.sbb.ch www.sncf.com www.bahn.de
Arrival by car
Basel is also easily reached by car, as the city lies between the European north-south and east-west motorway junctions. Basel’s hotels and its car parks offer plenty of parking. A vignette (toll road sticker) is required to use the Swiss motorway network. You can purchase it for CHF 40 at all customs offices, post offices, and petrol stations.
Bus # 50 connects EuroAirport with the city centre.