British Airways has frequent flights to Basel. Flights arrive at the EuroAirport Basel-Mulhouse-Freiburg, which stands on French soil, three miles northwest of Basel, and serves three different nations. Choose the Switzerland exit then pick up a bus or taxi to take you into central Basel in about five to 15 minutes. Stretch your legs after flights to Basel with a stroll around its beautiful Old Town.
After your flight to Basel, pass through the multinational airport's exit into Switzerland to catch the Basel shuttle bus. It leaves every seven to ten minutes and takes nine minutes to reach the Messe Basel, Basel's main exhibition complex in Kleinbasel on the right bank of the River Rhine. Another Basel city bus sets off every 20 minutes and reaches Basel railway station in 20 minutes. If you prefer to take a taxi after your flight to Basel, they usually meet Basel flights, or can be phoned from Flight Arrivals. Expect a five-minute journey into Basel.
Explore Basel's Old Town after your flights arrive, lingering at the bustling cafes on Marktplatz or Barfsserplatz squares. You can also visit Basel's twin-towered Mnster cathedral with its colourful tiled roof. Take your pick of Basel's many art museums and galleries - you'll find fine art at the Kunstmuseum in Grossbasel and modern art at Fondation Beyeler in Riehen. Shop along Basel's pretty streets, lined with decorative facades, for melt-in-the-mouth Swiss chocolate. Pick up souvenirs like Swiss clocks and watches before return flights from Basel.