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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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Worth knowing

Switzerland
  • Currency: Swiss franc(CHF)
  • Language: German, Italian, French, Rhaeto-Romanic
  • Capital: Bern
  • Austrian flight destination: BAsel, Geneva, Zurich
Airport
  • EuroAirport Basel-Mulhouse-Freiburg (BSL/MLH/EAP): The airport is situated 8km (5 miles) northwest of Basel (in Switzerland), 25km (15.5 miles) south of Mulhouse (in France) and 70km (43 miles) south of Freiburg (in Germany). The airport is wholly within France, but is close to the Swiss and German borders.
  • Address: 68304 Saint Louis Cédex, France
  • Telephone: (41) (03) 8990 3111
  • Airport Basel You will be directed to a possibly non-accessible site. Take care. Be careful.

Top Questions

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How can I check-in online with Austrian Airlines?
You can use the web check-in online via Austrian.com or the Austrian Airlines App. You need your last name in combination with the booking code, an e-ticket number or a frequent flyer program number.
How can I make a seat reservation?
You can make a seat reservation during the booking process or up to 48 hours before the planned departure time under “My Bookings”. You may also contact the Austrian Airlines Service Center and selected travel agencies.
How can I reverse a ticket?
Whether your ticket can be rebooked or reimbursed is dependent on the tariff you booked and its tariff provisions. You will get more information during tariff selection in your online booking and on your booking confirmation. You can reverse your ticket by phone with our Guest Service Team: Mo-Su: + 43 5 1766 1001 (in Austria) 08:00-20:00, or by using the contact form. Cancelling your ticket online is not possible.

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