Basel

Basel

Basel, the 'city of three countries', is situated in northern Switzerland on the border to France and Germany and is definitely tri-cultural. To visit this unique city, fly with Austrian Airlines to Basel and experience one of the cultural centres of Europe. Transfers from the city centre to 'Basel-Mulhouse-Freiburg' Airport, are quick and simple from the the central station. The Rhine River adds to the picturesque nature of the city. As Switzerland's second largest city, Basel boasts a range of cultural, culinary and creative activities, from theatres to shopping and from cruises to churches. Try to visit during 'Basler Fasnacht' (Carnival) for a truely lively and entertaining experience. Don't forget to try the 'Basler Läckerli' cookies, and maybe see a show at the Basel Theatre, which has been rated to stage the best German-language performances.

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Top Questions

What are the conditions to change my booking online?
How long before departure can I check in online?
You can check in online as much as 47 hours before departure. Overview of all Check-in times
What do I need to do if my baggage is missing for more than 5 days?
In case we were unable to trace your baggage within 5 days we kindly ask you to fill in the "Baggage Questionnaire" form and send it to vielzos@austrian.com.
Please note: It is very important for our further tracking process that you provide a detailed list of the contents of your lost bag.
When can I use my smartphone on board?
You can use your smartphone or other mobile devices up to 1 kg, like tablets, in flight mode during the whole time between take-off and landing. You cannot have a data link to mobile networks or a bluetooth connection. Exception: You can use the myAustrian FlyNet, our on-board internet connection. Connect via WLAN with our FlyNet portal and you can be online while being above the clouds.