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 Frankfurt
A visit to this German city will enable you to experience the history of a city rich in culture and spirit. Evidence of the city’s past and its impressive architecture is visible up and down the streets of Frankfurt, home to one of the world's largest financial exchanges. Board a flight to Frankfurt and enjoy the beauty of the largest city in Germany’s Hesse state.
First Time in Frankfurt
Travel to Frankfurt and immerse yourself in the city’s culture as you embark on a half-day walking tour. It's a perfect opportunity to taste some of the delicious foods and beverages found throughout the city.
Academics will be spoiled for choice with the 50 to 60 exhibitions and museums found throughout the city. Frankfurt is also home to over 20 performance venues including the Old Opera House and International Theater Frankfurt. Your flight to Frankfurt is your first step towards experiencing some of the world's best shows.
Making the Most of Your Frankfurt Holiday
Flight deals to Frankfurt can be found during the cooler winter months. Additionally, cheap hotels in Frankfurt are easily found outside the peak summer season when higher temperatures are less likely.