Basel Mulhouse airport, often referred to as EuroAirport, is located in the French Alsace region of Europe and serves the cities of Basel in Switzerland (3,5 kilometers away), Mulhouse in France (20 km. away) and Freiburg in Germany (46 km. from its terminal). This European air travel hub boasts an exceptionally unique location right by the triple border of the three aforementioned countries. Travellers either landing in Basel airport or catching a flight out of it may stay in France, clear the French customs border control and enter Switzerland from the terminal or cross the border by road into Germany. Whichever your case may be, you will surely find it convenient to book a hotel close to the Euroairport in Basel on whatever side of the border you will be before or after flying. Continue reading below to find out more.
Terminal of EuroAirport Basel
Basel Mulhouse airport only has one terminal for passengers, and it features free WiFi, a SkyView Lounge, a business centre, restaurants, shops and Duty Free stores. The building is divided into a French sector and a Swiss sector, and equally accommodates two distinct sides for Schengen and non-Schengen flights after the security checkpoints.
Crossing the border by road from Basel airport
You have different ground transportation options to travel to your destination after landing in Basel airport: renting a car and drive to the border control to enter Switzerland or Germany (remember that you can clear immigration at the French border before leaving the terminal), taking a taxi outside the Arrivals Hall (the ride to Mulhouse or Basel costs 50€ , while getting to Freiburg costs 125€; note that these are daytime rates), with Flixbus buses departing from the French sector of the terminal and running services to Zürich, Basel and Freiburg five times a day, or hopping on a public bus towards the nearest railway stations (lines 50/51 from the French side or line 11 from the Swiss side).
Hotels near Basel Mulhouse airport in France, Switzerland and Germany
Ibis Aéroport Bâle Mulhouse French hotel close to Basel airport
This 3-star Ibis hotel near the EuroAirport in Basel is just a 5-minute drive away from the terminal and offers free shuttle services to confirmed guests. Its air-conditioned rooms -which can be double or twin- have TV, private bathroom and WiFi connection, while its facilities feature a business centre, private parking spaces (which must be booked beforehand) and an onsite restaurant serving a varied breakfast buffet with take-away options. Laundry, ironing and other extras are available for a surcharge.
Ibis Styles Bâle Mulhouse Aéroport in France near the Swiss border
Two kilometres away from Basel Mulhouse airport and 25 minutes by car from Alsace, this 3-star hotel close to the Swiss and German borders has twin and double rooms with free WiFi, private bathroom, TV and telephone. Travellers staying here can use their secured parking lot and enjoy a buffet-style breakfast inside the premises or else admiring the views from its terrace.
Hyperion Basel hotel in Switzerland close to the EuroAirport
This 4-star hotel in Switzerland lies next to the Basel Messe Trade Fair Centre and 6,5 kilometres from the Mulhouse airport terminal. The hotel staff can arrange transportation both when you arrive and upon departure. Also a short walk from the Old Town, the Hyperion offers complimentary wireless Internet, sauna, gym, restaurant, two bars and a lounge. The modern rooms and suites feature air conditioning, minibar, cable TV, fridge, safety deposit box and bathroom. Booking a superior room or a suite entitles you to free access to the lounge.
Airport Hotel Basel close to the border between Switzerland and France
The 3-star Airport Hotel Basel in Switzerland is located 3,7 kilometres from the terminal, and travellers can reach it either by free shuttle offered by the hotel around the clock or by public bus, which stops right in front of the accommodation. During their stay, guests can enjoy soundproofed individual, double, triple, business and family rooms with ensuite bathroom, TV and living area. Besides, they get complimentary wireless internet and breakfast served from 4:30 onwards (quick options) and from 6:00 at the restaurant every day.
Carathotel Basel in Germany near the border with France and Switzerland
This 4-star hotel next to the French / Swiss border boasts a restaurant serving Mexican and Latin American dishes and drinks, complimentary WiFi, shuttle services to and from the airport (5 km. away), business centre and free parking. Its noise-isolated double and twin rooms are spacious and include coffee and tea maker, minibar, private bathroom, comfortable beds and either garden or city views.
Flights to Basel airport on the border between France, Switzerland and Germany
Major international airlines offer all-year-round scheduled as well as seasonal routes to and from Basel Mulhouse airport in France. As an easyJet base in Europe, the airport handles flights to popular vacation destinations like Alicante, Fuerteventura, Gran Canaria, Lanzarote, Lisbon, Málaga, Madrid, Marrakech, Mallorca, Porto, Tenerife South and Valencia. Other major carriers are in charge of transporting passengers to and from big airports in Europe such as Athens (Aegean), Vienna (Austrian), Brussels (Brussels Airlines), London Heathrow (British Airways), Amsterdam (KLM), Frankfurt and Munich (Lufthansa), Dublin (Ryanair), Istanbul (Turkish Airlines), Barcelona (Vueling), Budapest, Rome and Warsaw (Wizz Air).