Getting to Basel train station by public transportation
Discover Basel's public transportation network:
- Tram: lines 1, 2, 8, 10, 11 and 16
- RER: lines S1, S3 and S6
- Bus: lines 30 and 50
- RegioExpress and international lines
Parking close to Basel train station
Are you arriving by car? We recommend the Centralbahnparking. Book via +41 (0)61 270 96 96. Paying. The parking of two-wheelers is permitted. Open 7 days a week, 24 hours a day.
Other car parks are provided on site: www.parkleitsystem-basel.ch (in German).
Are you arriving by bike? At a stone's throw away from the platforms, 650 bikes can be parked awaiting their owners undercover and away from the elements.
Booking a taxi
With Rail taxi, your taxi waits for you upon your arrival in Switzerland. To book this service, simply call the freephone number*: +41 (0)800 44 22 66 (24 hours a day).
* Possible connection charges applied by your mobile phone operator for calls made from and/or to Switzerland.
Basel train station luggage storage services
Need to drop off your luggage? You can use the luggage storage service at Basel train station, which are open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. The cost depends on the size of the luggage and the duration of storage. Please see the SBB website for more information.
More information about the station
Address: Bahnhof Basel SBB Centralbahnstrasse
Telephone: +41 (0)900 300 300
Opening times: Monday to Friday until 21:00 minimum; Saturdays, Sundays and Public Holidays until 20:00 minimum.
To travel under the best possible conditions, please board your TGV Lyria no later than 2 minutes before the departure time indicated on your ticket. After this time, access to the train is no longer guaranteed.