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 Vienna
Travel to Vienna with airberlin and experience a highlight of central European society. Vienna is the capital of and the largest city in Austria. The city has been a strong contributor to the fine arts throughout the centuries and is acknowledged as the center of European music.
First Time in Vienna
When you book your flights to Vienna, plan a tour along the Ringstrasse, a street that will introduce you to the city by leading you along a trail of notable sites. The city’s medieval walls were replaced by this circular avenue that now intersects a number of historic neighborhoods.
Tickets to Vienna will provide the opportunity for a family outing to the Prater, a public park where you can ride on a giant Ferris wheel and a fairy tale-inspired train. Naturalists will be interested in the Butterfly House located in the city center – a tropical indoor environment that serves as a habitat to majestic free-flying butterflies.
Getting the Most of Your Vienna Holiday
Flight deals to Vienna can be found outside the more popular summer months. The spring and autumn offer opportunities to find cheap hotels in Vienna when the weather is ideal. Travel to Vienna in style and comfort with airberlin.