Arriving in Basel



Check timetables at SBB ( for trains to either Basel SBB (Swiss and French train stations), or Basel Bad Bhf (German train stations). Buses and trams link either stations to the centre and to the conference venue.


Basel Euroairport is easily reachable with Bus 50 (around 10min from the centre). Zurich airport is around 1h15 by train from Basel (train from Zurich airport to Zurich main station; train Zurich-Basel SBB). There are some direct trains as well (1h30 ).


To/from the venue

on foot

The conference venue is within walking distance from the old town.

public transport

The closest bus stop is ‘Bernoullianum’ on line 30. Many trams (e.g. 8, 11, 14) stop at ‘Markplatz’, from where a walk up the stairs to Nadelberg, across Petersgraben and over Petersplatz in front of the university main building will take you to the conference venue. Check Check timetables at SBB ( or BVB ( Note that many hotels (see below) offer a complimentary BaselCard to their guests, which includes free Tram and Bus transport.