Basel, located in Switzerland at the heart of Europe, is a congress city with conveniently situated facilities. Basel Exhibition enjoys a downtown location, travel times are short, and the historic old town, the shopping areas and the many museums and parks can be reached comfortably on foot or in a few minutes by public transport.
If you take tram no. 1 or 2, you can reach Basel Exhibition from the Swiss or French (SBB/SNCF) railway station in 10 minutes or from the German (DB) station (Badischer Bahnhof) in 5 minutes by tram no. 2 or 6.
Basel is an international rail hub: direct ICE, IC and EC daytime and nighttime connections from Germany, Austria, Italy France and the Benelux countries.
All three of Basel’s railway stations – SBB (Switzerland), SNCF (France) and DB (Badischer Bahnhof, Germany) – are within 5-10 minutes of Basel Exhibition.
Basel is the point where the Swiss, French and German motorway networks meet. Basel Exhibition and the trade-fair grounds have their own motorway exit. The "Messe" exit from the A2 motorway leads directly to the fair and congress ground. There is a multi-storey car park with space for 1600 vehicles at Exhibition Square.
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Other car parks near Basel Exhibition
Basel-Mulhouse-Freiburg Airport is 15 minutes’ drive from Basel Exhibition. There are frequent trains between Basel SBB station and Zurich taking less than an hour, and direct services to and from Zurich Airport.
EuroAirport now serves over 75 destinations, with direct scheduled services as well as holiday flights. In addition, Star Alliance, One World and SkyTeam offer several daily services to and from EuroAirport connecting with intercontinental flights from the major European hubs: Frankfurt, Copenhagen, London, Munich, Paris, Vienna and Zurich.
Zurich Airport is served by about 70 airlines, with flights to 82 European and 39 intercontinental destinations.
Hotels and Accomodation
Hotels located within one hour’s travel time from Basel Exhibition can accommodate a total of 25,000 visitors. The city of Basel boasts over 50 hotels and about 3,000 rooms in all price categories, many of them within easy walking distance of Basel Exhibition. All other hotels in the downtown area are conveniently located.
The central accommodation-booking system provided by Basel Tourism makes it easy for guests to book hotel rooms in Basel and the vicinity.
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