Flying from Hurghada
Hurghada Airport Information
Hurghada International Airport is served by one terminal. Terminal features include ATMs, currency exchange, a post office, a mosque, a children’s play area, as well as more than 40 stores and bazaars, where visitors can pick up duty-free items and souvenirs. The airport also offers baggage storage facilities, a baggage wrapping service, Internet, numerous cafes and bars, as well as a full-service restaurant. A new terminal is currently under construction, which draws architectural inspiration from Hurghada’s sea and desert landscapes.
Getting to the Airport in Hurghada
Visitors can take a taxi to Hurghada International Airport, which takes about 15 minutes from downtown, or 15-30 minutes from the coastal hotels. Keep in mind that it is always advisable to agree on a fare with the driver before you get into the vehicle. A more economical option is to take the bus to Hurghada International Airport, which runs regularly between the airport, the center of Hurghada, and the resort area.
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.