Basel

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by planeFrom EuroAirport Basel take the Airport shuttle bus no. 50. It will take you to the Basel main station SBB in approximately 16 minutes. From there follow directions as described from the train station SBB.

by public transportHow to get there 15 minutes’ walk from "Basel SBB" railway station via Aeschenplatz, alternatively take the no.2 tram line from there to the "Kunstmuseum" stop. From "Basel Badischer Bahnhof" railway station take the no.2 tram line to the "Kunstmuseum" stop. Then it’s a 5 minutes’ walk across the St. Alban-Vorstadt, down the Mühlenberg towards the Rhine, past St. Alban Church to the youth hostel. Signposts at the "Basel SBB" railway station.

by car

The Youth Hostel does not have any parking spaces. Only loading and unloading possible. A limited number of parking spaces are available in the quarter. Visitor’s parking tickets can be purchased from tram ticket machines. Free bus parking parking (PDF, 290 KB) nearby.

by wheelchair(from Basel SBB Railway Station, 1.4km, approx. 20 minutes) By tram line 8 to "Aeschenplatz", change to tram line 3 or 14, alighting at the stop "Hardstrasse".

Follow the grass strip which runs down the middle of the road to St. Alban-Anlage (approx. 200 m), then cross the road to the left in the direction of Turm/Park. Follow the road St. Alban-Vorstadt for about 100m (curve to the left), turning right at the first junction (St. Alban-Berg). Then turn immediately left into St.Alban Kirchrain, following this for 100m until you reach the Youth Hostel on the right.

Swiss Trac is recommended, as the route from the Youth Hostel to the city is steep.