Travel to Basel Exhibition Center

Basel, located in Switzerland at the heart of Europe, is a congress city with conveniently situated facilities. The Congress Center Basel enjoys a downtown location, situated directly adjecent to Basel Exhibition Centre. Travel times are short, and the historic old town, the shopping areas and the many museums and parks can be reached comfortably on foot or in a few minutes by public transport. The Congress Center Basel and its facilities are located directly alongside Messe Exhibition.

Public Transport in Basel

Take tram no. 1 or 2  from the Swiss or French (SBB/SNCF) railway station; you will reach Basel Exhibition in 10 minutes. From the German Railway (DB) station (Badischer Bahnhof) you will be at "Messeplatz / Exhibition Square" in 5 minutes by tram no. 2 or 6.
Signaletik Messe BAsel
If you stay in a hotel in Basel, you will receive the free Mobility-Ticket, which gives you unlimited use of all public transport in and around the city for the duration of your stay. When you check into the hotel, you will automatically be given a Mobility-Ticket. No waiting around or puzzling over vending machines – because you’ve got the Mobility-Ticket!

Travel by Railway

Zug

Basel is an international rail hub with direct ICE, IC and EC daytime and nighttime connections from Germany, Austria, Italy France and the Benelux countries.

All three of Basel’s railway stations – SBB (Switzerland), SNCF (France) and DB (Badischer Bahnhof, Germany) – are within 5 to 10 minutes of the Basel Exhibition Centre.

For guests travelling from Germany: MCH Messe Basel and "Deutsche Bahn", the leading German railway company, have long-term, fixed-price contracts, allowing congress participants to travel to and from all parts of Germany at a flat rate of EUR 99.

Travel by car

Autobahn

Basel is the point where the Swiss, French and German motorway networks meet. Messe Basel and the trade-fair grounds have their own motorway exit. The "Messe" exit from the A2 motorway leads directly to the fair and congress ground. There is a multi-storey car park with space for 1200 vehicles at Exhibition Square.

Travel by airplane

Flugzeug
Basel-Mulhouse-Freiburg Airport is 15 minutes’ drive from Congress Center Basel. Further, there is an easy connection from EuroAirport to the exhibition center in downtown Basel by public transport (Bus Nr. 50), via the central Swiss railway station (Bahnhof SBB). From Bahnhof SBB the tram line no. 2 serves Basel Exhibition square directly.

There are frequent trains between Basel SBB station and Zurich taking less than an hour, and direct services to and from Zurich Airport.