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Getting from Zurich Airport to Basel

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Booking can be done at most 1 hour in advance.

Booking can be done at most 1 hour in advance.

How to get from Zurich Airport to Basel?

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Basel was founded in the first century BC by the Roman General Lucius Plancus and is one of the oldest cities in Europe. The colorful Fastnacht carnival, the Basel Tattoo military band festival and two jazz music festivals are held here every year in August and April. To visit Basel means to immerse yourself in a bright and eventful life in the midst of the beautiful nature of Switzerland. Have you ever wanted to visit this beautiful spot in Switzerland? There are three ways to get from Zurich Airport (ZRH) to Basel: by bus, train or taxi.

How do I get from Zurich Airport to Basel by bus?  

The cheapest way to get from Zurich Airport (ZRH) to Basel is Flixbus Bus, but nowadays due to the COVID-19 epidemic situation direct bus routes from Zurich Airport to Basel are limited or canceled. Now you can take Flixbus Bus 33 at the bus stop of the airport to get to Zurich Bus Station. The price of a ticket is about €10. The final stop is Zurich Bus Station. The travel time is about 22 minutes. Then you need to have about a 7-minutes walk (590 meters) to get Zurich HB, the Main Railway Station and continue your trip to Basel by train. You can buy bus tickets in advance on Flixbus.

Travel Tip: Due to the COVID-19 epidemic situation Flixbus schedule is subject to change or bus services canceled. We recommend you to check the schedule before your trip.

How do I get from Zurich Airport to Basel by train?  

The second cheapest way to get from Zurich Airport (ZRH) to Basel is a train. You can take the Swiss Railways train directly from Zurich Airport to Basel. Zürich Flughafen Train Station is located directly outside the airport. The terminal station in Basel is Basel SBB. Travel time is 1h 28m. The total distance is 98,1 km. Trains run hourly.

How much are train tickets from Zurich Airport to Basel?

The price of a ticket price for adult passengers is €30 – 60. You can buy a boarding pass for a train from Zurich Airport at the ticket offices at the station. The vending machines accept cash and credit cards. You can find the train schedule for the route Zurich Airport – Basel on the official website of the Swiss Railway Transport.

Travel Tip: You can save €12 by buying train tickets from Zurich to Basel in advance. In case of early booking, a boarding pass for an adult passenger costs €18 instead of €30.

Keep in mind that there are penalties for stowaway travel on Swiss trains. Do not throw away the ticket until the end of the trip.

How do I get from Zurich Airport to Basel by taxi?

The most efficient way to get from Zurich Airport (ZRH) to Basel is booking online an AtoB taxi. Do you want to avoid rush hours and long queues for taxis? You will be able to choose a proper car for your needs. For big groups up to 7-8 people or a lot of luggage you can order a minivan. For parents traveling with children we will offer a child seat or a booster. For business travel you could book our executive class vehicles.

Our large fleet of modern cars will satisfy the most exacting customer. Choosing the right car will help you enjoy your trip as much as possible. It does not matter whether you are alone, with your family or with a tourist group. AtoB airport taxi and transfer service offers the best solutions for individual and corporate clients. We also provide an option: Holiday transfer.

Book an AtoB airport taxi transfer and you will have a fixed rate. Once paid, we don’t ask you to cover additional costs. The price already includes a free one-hour wait in case of flight delays: we track the online scoreboard of Zurich Airport (ZRH).

We work 24/7 and are ready to meet you at any convenient time. AtoB airport taxi and transfer service is a great choice for those who value their time, comfortable and safe ride.

Booking an AtoB airport taxi from Zurich Airport (ZRH) to Basel you will get the next advantages:

  • Large fleet with a wide choice of cars from economy class to executive cars;
  • Child seats and boosters upon request;
  • Fixed rates;
  • English-speaking support 24/7;
  • Flexible cancellation 24 hours before the transfer;
  • Licensed professional drivers.

Booking online an AtoB airport transfer is a reliable way to get comfortable and safe to Basel.

Currently, due to the COVID-19 epidemic situation, AtoB drivers were trained and strictly follow all the rules as to customer safety and cars disinfection after each ride. We everyday control the driver’s health and all of them are provided with disposable masks, gloves, hand sanitizers and other disinfectants.

What Are the Main AtoB Features?

AtoB taxi is your way to make your journey more comfortable. Our main priority is to provide our clients with the highest level of comfort. We’ll make the most of your trips by providing you with exceptional transfer services.



Our company will provide you with fast and convenient transport from the airport to the hotel or the nearest city where you will stay.

Professional drivers

Professional drivers

Our experienced chauffeurs and private drivers are always happy to help and give any recommendations about the city attractions, road, or your stay.

Comfort and safety

Comfort and safety

AtoB offers a fixed price. Our driver will meet you with a name card, and you will have the driver’s contact info so that you do not get lost.


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