Flying from Basel
Local and international flights from Basel are handled through EuroAirport Basel – Mulhouse – Freiburg (BSL), which is located a very convenient 6 kilometers from the city. A bit of a geographical oddity, EuroAirport Basel is one of only a handful of airports that is jointly operated by two countries, with its international status requiring the unusual assignment of 3 different airport codes. Located entirely on French soil, the airport nevertheless contains a Swiss customs area, and it is possible to pass between the two countries through the airport with valid ID.
Basel Airport Information
A modern facility both in design and amenities, EuroAirport Basel contains all the conveniences passengers require for a relaxing and comfortable journey. The airport features a wide variety of restaurants, bars, stores and duty-free establishments, and is equipped with Wi-Fi throughout the facility. An international currency exchange and ATM machines are also located within the airport, as well as convenient parking structures on both sides of the border.
Getting to the Airport in Basel
The number 50 bus to EuroAirport Basel takes approximately 20 minutes to arrive from the city. A taxi to EuroAirport Basel is also available and more convenient, but is more expensive.
Arriving in New York
New York City is a land of icons and monuments, celebrities and diversity. The first time you travel to New York you may believe you can complete your itinerary wish list, but chances are you’ll be booking your next flights to New York before your holiday is even complete.
First Time in New York
The majority of New York City is laid out in grid formation, making it relatively easy to find your destinations. Subways and taxis are popular ways to get from place to place within the city, or you can choose to walk and enjoy the sights.
Your New York
With so much to see and do, New York City really is what you choose to make it. Take to the streets of the city on foot and try street food from a range of cultural backgrounds, or book tickets to New York’s famous Broadway shows. Tour museums and art galleries, then enjoy the nightlife festivities at Times Square.
Making the Most of Your New York Holiday
Find flight deals to New York during the light tourism seasons in the spring and fall. Cheap hotels in New York are conveniently located near the JFK International Airport.