Basel Swiss Train Station

Basel Swiss Train Station - Basel SBB Bahnhof

The Basel Train Station (Basel SBB) is credited as being the world’s first international train station. The city of Basel is located at the intersection of France, Germany and Switzerland and it’s location aids in making Basel easily accessible by train from many countries. The French Railways (SNCF) maintain an annex directly connected to the Swiss Railways Station The German Railway [DB] Station is across the river a good distance away, but connected by regular train service).

  • Address: Centralbahnstraße 20, 4051 Basel
  • View location on map: Google map

Transportation from the Basel Train Station:

Transportation from the Basel Train Station:

To the airport:

  • Bus: BVB
    Duration: 20 minutes

To other train stations from the Basel Train Station:

  • Commuter Trains: S1, S3

Cities commonly traveled to from this station:

Trains that use this station:


Telephone access:

  • Telephone stands
  • Location: main concourse
  • Codes
    International Code: 011
    Country Code: 41
    City Code: 31

Wi-Fi service:

  • Hotspot


Information Desk:

  • Hours: Open 24 hours
  • Tel: 041 (0)900 300 300 

Tourist Office:

  • Hours: Monday to Friday, 8:30am to 6:30pm
    Saturday, 9:00am to 5:00pm
    Sunday, 9:00am to 4:00pm
  • Tel: 061 268 68 68

Baggage Consignment:

  • Coin-operated lockers and left baggage service
  • Hours: 7 days a week, 8:00am to 9:00pm
  • Tel: 051 229 23 50

Restrooms: Open during station hours

Places to eat in the station:

  • Shutter Begg
  • Brasserie
  • Bar le central