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Flights to Basel

The Swiss city of Basel is ideally and uniquely situated very close to the border of two surrounding countries. There is one international airport servicing the city, which is also in close proximity to Mulhouse in France and Freiburg in Germany. Onward travel to  Basel is very quick and easy thanks to very regular bus connections and the airport's location just a couple of miles away from the city.

Which is the main airport in Basel?

The main arrival airport for flights to Basel is the international EuroAirport Basel Mulhouse Freiburg. Interestingly, the airport actually lies on French soil and is operated in partnership by both France and Switzerland.  The airport is two miles north-west of Basel with multiple options for onward travel. Buses run roughly every seven minutes to the city and there are taxi offerings as well.

Which airlines offer flights to Basel?

A number of airlines offer flights to Basel from all over the United Kingdom. easyJet, Ryanair and British Airways provide direct flight options, while KLM and Vueling offer transfers to Basel Mulhouse Freiburg via Amsterdam and Barcelona, respectively.

Why travel by plane to Basel?

Whether it be for a weekend cultural stay or a prolonged trip which takes in the surrounding cities, flying to Basel is the quickest and often cheapest way to experience the region. With return flights available from all over the UK,  and flight times from London being as short as one hour 35 minutes, flying will likely always be a low-cost and convenient option. Direct flights depart daily from airports including Manchester, Birmingham, Edinburgh and London, making it easier than ever to explore the Swiss city of Basel.

Before you travel to Basel by plane - good to know!

Basel offers an array of architecture reflecting the deep history of the city, including its monasteries and churches. The world's oldest art museum, the Museum of Fine Arts, is a cultural high-point of the city, while the University of Basel Botanical Garden is a slice of Swiss serenity. The unique positioning of the city makes exploration of the surround countries a viable option, too. Just over the border into Germany is the Frank Gehry-designed Vitra Design Museum that's world renowned for its furniture and lighting design. Getting around the city and neighbouring countries is made simple by the tram and bus networks on offer. For those staying at a hotel in Basel, be sure to take advantage of the BaselCard which gives full free access to the public transport network.

How to Get to Basel by Plane

Constructed in 1946 and located about 6 kilometres from the city centre, the Euro Airport is the largest airport in Basel city. It was built to serve Switzerland, France, Freiburg, Mulhouse and Basel but today there are hundreds of flights to Basel from all over the United Kingdom and the world at large. The A3 motorway connects the airport to the central business district. Though a number of buses ply the route, BVB number 50 departs the most frequently. There is also a very efficient train service to and from the airport that departs every 10 minutes. Euro Airport has all manner of services including medical, packaging, ATMs, Forex and free internet access. Major airlines flying to Euro Airport include easyJet, air France, Hop, Lufthansa and Brussels airlines.


Basel is the third largest and most populous city in Switzerland. It is strategically located at the intersection of the borders of three countries; Switzerland, Germany and France. The transport system is highly advanced and the city is steeped in history, with a wide array of buildings designed by some internatioanlly renowned architects. The area experiences both very cold winters and contrastingly warm summers. Basel has a thriving cultural scene, home to a number of museums boasting diverse collections and host to some major events, including the Basler Fasnacht, Switzerland's biggest carnival.

Airlines: EasyJet, Air France and Lufthansa to Basel

EasyJet, Air France and Lufthansa will get you to Basel at great prices. With over 1000 travel companies on Omio, you can find the best flight times, prices and tickets for your trip.

EasyJet is a British multinational low-cost airline headquartered at London Luton Airport (LTN). It’s the largest UK-based carrier based on the number of passengers carried. EasyJet flies to over 150 destinations across Europe and North Africa, making it a popular budget airline for travellers. To keep fares as low as possible, easyJet tickets are non-refundable and no complimentary snacks are provided onboard. All fare types include allowance of one small personal bag, while additional fees apply for carry-on luggage and checked luggage.

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