Flying from Berlin
Local and international flights from Berlin currently depart from one of two major international airports within the city. airberlin flights operate out of Berlin Tegel Airport (TXL), the city’s primary air transit facility, which is located a convenient 8 kilometers from the city center and serves just under 20 million passengers each year.
Berlin Tegel Airport Information
Berlin Tegel Airport features an impressive array of travel, retail and duty-free stores, as well as a wide variety of restaurants for air transit passengers. A bank branch, ATMs, a pharmacy and even a hairdresser are also available for any last-minute needs. For travelers driving to the airport, Berlin Tegel features 4 different parking areas for your convenience. Special assistance for limited mobility passengers is also provided within the facility.
Getting to the Airport in Berlin
A bus to Berlin Tegel Airport is available from a number of locations in the city, with service every 10-20 minutes and a journey taking approximately 40 minutes. For greater convenience, a taxi to Berlin Tegel Airport is another option, and, while the fares are generally more expensive, the journey is comparatively shorter at 20-30 minutes.
Arriving in Basel
At first glance a thriving modern metropolis, Basel is a city with an old soul and a storied history that dates back well over a thousand years. The development of the printing press in the early 16th century laid the foundation for Basel to become one of the region’s leaders in artistic expression.
First Time in Basel
Your flights to Basel will bring you within walking distance of 3 European countries. From Dreiländereck, the Three Countries’ Corner, travelers can journey from Switzerland through Germany, France, and back again in just a few steps.
Theatre lovers should book tickets to Basel’s Theater, which features a variety of operas, dance performances and plays. Outdoor enthusiasts will love exploring Wanderwege, a collection of scenic marked hiking trails.
Making the Most of Your Basel Holiday
If you’re looking for cheap hotels in Basel, be sure to check online for the dates of any large local conventions. If you choose to travel to Basel during these events, we recommend that you book your accommodation well in advance. Early preparation will also ensure that you get the best possible flight deals to Basel. Get to Basel safely on airberlin's fleet, which is one of the youngest in Europe.