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How to get a ride from Basel Airport
Open your app to request a ride
When you’re ready to walk outside, open your app to request a ride. Choose the option that suits your group size and luggage needs.
Follow directions in the app
You’ll get directions to a pickup point directly in the app. Signs might also be available at the airport.
Meet your driver
Go to your assigned pickup location as specified by the app. Please note, this location may not always be at your nearest exit. If you can’t find your driver, contact them through the app.
Basel Airport tips
Basel Airport wifi
BSL Airport offers free unlimited internet access to all passengers. To gain access, connect to the Free_EuroAirport_WiFi network and accept terms and conditions where prompted.
Basel Airport currency exchange
BSL Airport has 3 currency exchange offices located in Departures and one in Arrivals. There are several ATMs located throughout the airport dispensing local currencies.
Basel Airport parking
Basel Airport is divided into a French side and a Swiss side. Each side has premium, proximity, and remote parking options.
Top questions from riders
- Can I request a ride with Uber at Basel Airport?
Uber is available at Basel Airport, so you can enjoy a convenient and comfortable ride to wherever you need to go.
- Where is the Uber Basel Airport pickup location?
Uber pickup locations at airports are subject to change, so to find your Uber Basel Airport pickup location, check the Uber app after you request a ride.
- How much are Uber prices for BSL Airport?
Uber rates to and from Basel Airport may be affected by time, traffic, and other factors. Check the Uber price estimator in the Uber app for approximate trip prices.
- How long will it take to get a pickup through Uber?
When you go to request a ride, the app will provide an estimate of how long it will take for your driver to arrive at the pickup location.
Basel Airport visitor information
Basel Airport is located in France in the tri-national Upper Rhine region, meaning that it’s very close to Switzerland and Germany. The airport consists of 2 different parts: a French part and a Swiss part. Passengers can cross the border between France and Switzerland inside the airport, but not outside in the car park. EuroAirport Basel Mulhouse Freiburg is located 8 kilometers (5 miles) north of Basel, a quick and convenient Uber trip of around 15 minutes.
Basel Airport terminals
Basel Airport has one terminal with 5 levels. Airlines flying from BSL include:
- Aigle Azur
- Air Algérie
- Air Arabia Maroc
- Air France
- Air Transat
- TAP Air Portugal
- TUI Fly
- Twin Jet
- Wizz Air
Basel Airport restaurants
Whether you’re passing through the French sector or the Swiss sector of the airport, there are plenty of options for food and drink. Passengers who want to grab a quick snack on the way to their gate will find sandwiches, salads, soups, pastries, juices, soft drinks, teas, coffees, and other hot beverages available. Those who have time to spare can enjoy a sit-down meal in one of the available restaurants or serve themselves in canteen-style outlets. If you wish to relax with an alcoholic drink before your flight, several bars serve a selection of beers, wines, and spirits.
Basel Airport shops
Basel Airport duty-free offers a selection of products at tax-free prices, including luxury brands, wines and spirits, perfume and aftershave, cosmetics, fashion accessories, cigars and tobacco, jewelry, watches, confectionery, toys, and gifts. The wider airport has a further selection of shops offering newspapers, magazines and books, snacks and drinks, leather goods and luggage, ladies’ and men’s fashion, and last-minute travel essentials.
Basel Airport lounge
BSL Airport has a large, luxurious lounge for passengers who wish to relax in style and comfort before their flight, offering a self-service bar, drinks, snacks, TV screens, and magazines. The lounge is open to all passengers with a valid boarding card, and entry can be purchased at the lounge welcome desk.
Services at BSL
Basel Airport has Kids Corners located in various spots throughout the terminal, offering play equipment to entertain kids while waiting for their flight. Business travelers can make use of the Europort Business Center, which offers fully equipped conference rooms and can be booked by the hour. Assistance is available for passengers with reduced mobility, although you should make a request through your airline at least 48 hours in advance of flying.
Basel Airport hotel
BSL Airport doesn’t have a hotel on-site, but several are located just beyond the perimeter of the airport. They’re perfect if you have an early flight or a brief overnight layover. More hotels are located over the Rhine in Germany, and the city of Basel has a large range of accommodation options to suit most tastes and budgets, and all are a quick and convenient Uber trip away.
Points of interest near Basel Airport
Basel is located on the river Rhine, very close to the borders of France and Germany. It has a medieval old town, plenty of galleries and museums, and a world-famous art festival that attracts many visitors each year. Some interesting things to do in Basel include:
- Basel Minster cathedral
- Fine arts museum
- Museum Jean Tinguely
- Zoo Basel
Find out more about BSL here.
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