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Fly Basel to Budapest, train  •  6h 11m

  1. Fly from Basel (BSL) to Budapest (BUD) BSL - BUD
  2. Take the train from Koebanya-Kispest to Szekesfehervar

11 654 Ft - 68 708 Ft

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Train to Zurich, fly to Budapest, train  •  7h 26m

  1. Take the train from Basel SBB to Zürich HB
  2. Fly from Zurich (ZRH) to Budapest (BUD) ZRH - BUD
  3. Take the train from Koebanya-Kispest to Szekesfehervar

28 461 Ft - 81 378 Ft

Fly Basel to Vienna, train  •  8h 14m

  1. Fly from Basel (BSL) to Vienna (VIE) BSL - VIE
  2. Take the train from Wien Hbf to Budapest-Kelenfoeld
  3. Take the train from Budapest-Kelenfoeld to Szekesfehervar

47 254 Ft - 107 408 Ft

Train, train to Stuttgart, fly to Budapest  •  9h 15m

  1. Take the train from Basel Sbb to Karlsruhe Hbf
  2. Take the train from Karlsruhe Hbf to Stuttgart Hbf
  3. Fly from Stuttgart (STR) to Budapest (BUD) STR - BUD
  4. Take the train from Koebanya-Kispest to Szekesfehervar

36 932 Ft - 128 856 Ft

Train  •  13h 36m

  1. Take the train from Basel SBB to Zürich HB Ir / ...
  2. Take the train from Zuerich Hb to Budapest-Kelenfoeld Rjx
  3. Take the train from Budapest-Kelenfoeld to Szekesfehervar Re / ...

101 361 Ft - 183 778 Ft

Train, bus  •  13h 53m

  1. Take the train from Basel Bad Bf to Ulm Hbf Ire / ...
  2. Take the train from Ulm Hbf to Tatabanya Rjx
  3. Take the bus from Tatabánya, aut. áll. to Székesfehérvár, aut. áll.

50 339 Ft - 83 288 Ft

Bus  •  18h 28m

  1. Take the bus from Basel to Bratislava
  2. Take the bus from Bratislava Central Bus Station Bottova Stop to Gyor Central Bus Station 260
  3. Take the bus from Győr, aut. áll. to Székesfehérvár, aut. áll

Train, night train, bus  •  15h 11m

  1. Take the train from Basel SBB to Zürich HB Ir / ...
  2. Take the night train from Zuerich Hb to Tatabanya En
  3. Take the bus from Tatabánya, aut. áll. to Székesfehérvár, aut. áll.

34 461 Ft - 52 978 Ft

Drive  •  9h 54m

  1. Drive from Basel to Székesfehérvár 1017.9 km

39 000 Ft - 60 000 Ft

Basel to Székesfehérvár by train

The train journey time between Basel and Székesfehérvár is around 12h 30m and covers a distance of around 1173 km. The fastest train normally takes 12h 17m. Operated by Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS), Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express, TGV inOui and others, the Basel to Székesfehérvár train service departs from Basel SBB and arrives in Szekesfehervar. Typically seven trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Train route overview

Average train time:
12h 30m
Fastest train time:
12h 17m
Train distance:
1173 km
Trains per week:
7
Cheapest price:
106 997 Ft
Carbon emissions:
61 kg CO2

First and last trains

First train departs at:
09:33
Last train departs at:
09:33

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Basel to Székesfehérvár train schedules

Switzerland → Hungary
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International entry into Hungary from Switzerland

  • Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Switzerland
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Allowed for: Citizens and permanent residents of EU Schengen Area (EU countries, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway, and Switzerland), Albania, Austria, Bahrain, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Georgia, Hungary, Moldova, Mongolia, Montenegro, Morocco, North Macedonia, Romania, Serbia, Slovakia, Slovenia, Turkey and Ukraine

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Conditions of entry into Hungary from Switzerland

  • 10-day mandatory quarantine and a negative COVID-19 test issued at most 2 days before arrival
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions
  • Travellers with the Digital Green Certificate are exempt from the quarantine. Digital Green Certificate is proof that a person has been vaccinated against COVID-19, received a negative test result, or recovered from COVID-19
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  • 10-day mandatory quarantine and a negative COVID-19 test issued at most 2 days before arrival
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions
  • Travellers with the Digital Green Certificate are exempt from the quarantine. Digital Green Certificate is proof that a person has been vaccinated against COVID-19, received a negative test result, or recovered from COVID-19
This applies to arrivals from EU Schengen Area

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Rules to follow in Hungary

1.5m

Mandatory

Mandatory

Considerations leaving from Switzerland

The official advice is to avoid non-essential international travel to high risk countries

Frequently Asked Questions


Yes, but conditions apply when entering Hungary from Switzerland.

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are mandatory
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 1.5 metres
  • Observe COVID-19 safety rules
  • Nationwide control measures in place

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Székesfehérvár is 0036 6 80 277 455.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Székesfehérvár is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Székesfehérvár is 1.5 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 0036 6 80 277 455.

No, but conditions apply when returning to Switzerland from Hungary.

See options for return travel.

Last updated: 25 Jul 2021
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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Basel to Székesfehérvár is to fly and train which costs SFr 35 - SFr 210 and takes 6h 11m.

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The quickest way to get from Basel to Székesfehérvár is to fly and train which costs SFr 35 - SFr 210 and takes 6h 11m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Basel to Székesfehérvár. However, there are services departing from Basel and arriving at Székesfehérvár, aut. áll via Bratislava, Bratislava - Zlaté piesky, Bratislava Central Bus Station Bottova Stop and Győr, aut. áll.. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 18h 28m.

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No, there is no direct train from Basel to Székesfehérvár. However, there are services departing from Basel SBB and arriving at Szekesfehervar via Zuerich Hb and Budapest-Kelenfoeld. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 13h 36m.

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The distance between Basel and Székesfehérvár is 816 km. The road distance is 1017.9 km.

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The best way to get from Basel to Székesfehérvár without a car is to train which takes 13h 36m and costs SFr 300 - SFr 600.

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It takes approximately 6h 11m to get from Basel to Székesfehérvár, including transfers.

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Basel to Székesfehérvár bus services, operated by Turancar, depart from Basel station.

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Basel to Székesfehérvár train services, operated by Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS), depart from Basel SBB station.

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The best way to get from Basel to Székesfehérvár is to train which takes 13h 36m and costs SFr 300 - SFr 600. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 18h 28m.

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  • Distance: 816.4 km
  • Duration: 6h 11m

What companies run services between Basel, Switzerland and Székesfehérvár, Hungary?

You can take a train from Basel to Székesfehérvár via Zuerich Hb and Budapest-Kelenfoeld in around 13h 36m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Basel to Székesfehérvár via Bratislava, Bratislava - Zlaté piesky, Bratislava, Bratislava Central Bus Station Bottova Stop, Gyor Central Bus Station, and Győr, aut. áll. in around 18h 28m.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Basel to Budapest via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
45 000 Ft - 130 000 Ft
Flights from Zurich to Budapest via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
55 000 Ft - 140 000 Ft
Flights from Basel to Vienna via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
41 000 Ft - 200 000 Ft
Flights from Stuttgart to Budapest via Munich
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
43 000 Ft - 160 000 Ft
Flights from Stuttgart to Budapest via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
43 000 Ft - 160 000 Ft
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Zurich to Budapest
Ave. Duration
1h 36m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
43 000 Ft - 120 000 Ft
Flights from Basel to Vienna
Ave. Duration
1h 27m
When
Every day
Estimated price
41 000 Ft - 200 000 Ft
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Zurich to Budapest via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
43 000 Ft - 120 000 Ft
Flights from Basel to Vienna
Ave. Duration
1h 27m
When
Every day
Estimated price
41 000 Ft - 200 000 Ft
Flights from Stuttgart to Budapest via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
15 000 Ft - 70 000 Ft
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Basel to Budapest
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
16 000 Ft - 70 000 Ft
Flights from Basel to Vienna
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
31 000 Ft - 70 000 Ft
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Stuttgart to Budapest
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
15 000 Ft - 70 000 Ft
Wizz Air
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from Basel to Budapest
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
9 000 Ft - 60 000 Ft
Train operators
Hungarian Railways (MÁV)
Phone
+36 (1) 3 49 49 49
Website
mavcsoport.hu
Train from Koebanya-Kispest to Szekesfehervar
Ave. Duration
1h 12m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
1 300 Ft - 1 600 Ft
Website
mavcsoport.hu
Train from Budapest-Kelenfoeld to Szekesfehervar
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
1 100 Ft - 1 400 Ft
Website
mavcsoport.hu
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)

The national railway company of Switzerland, Swiss Railways operates trains throughout the country and adjacent European nations including Germany, France, Italy and Austria. Tickets are sold in two classes - First and Second - with most long-distance trains offering a bistro car serving beverages and snacks. Individual tickets can be bought easily at stands, while a variety of travel passes are on offer to suit different travel needs.

Contact Details
Phone
+41 51 220 11 11
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Basel SBB to Zürich HB
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
10 000 Ft - 20 000 Ft
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Wien Hbf to Budapest-Kelenfoeld
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
25 000 Ft - 45 000 Ft
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Basel Sbb to Karlsruhe Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
20 000 Ft - 37 000 Ft
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Zuerich Hb to Budapest-Kelenfoeld
Ave. Duration
10h 22m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
95 000 Ft - 170 000 Ft
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express

German rail company Deutsche Bahn is known for its efficient and comfortable service. It offers many different types of rail transportation, including ICE or Intercity-Express for high-speed services between major cities and regions, IC (InterCity) for long-distance trains, RE (Regional Express) trains that connect regions and cities, and the S-Bahn rapid transit service. There are two main tickets on offer: the Flexpreis that has full flexibility, and the Sparpreis which is the cheaper, advanced fare (bookings usually open 6 months in advance for domestic tickets).

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Basel Sbb to Zuerich Hb
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
8 000 Ft - 12 000 Ft
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Basel Sbb to Karlsruhe Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 48m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
14 000 Ft - 20 000 Ft
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Karlsruhe Hbf to Stuttgart Hbf
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
8 000 Ft - 11 000 Ft
Website
Deutsche Bahn
TGV inOui

France’s high-speed TGV train network runs at speeds of up to 320km/h connecting major cities across France and into neighbouring countries. All TGV tickets include a seat reservation; seating is 1+2 in 1st class, 2+2 in 2nd class. Popular routes include Paris to Marseille and Paris to Strasbourg. Most TGVs have a cafe area, power points at each seat and WiFi.

Contact Details
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Basel Sbb to Zuerich Hb
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
8 500 Ft - 13 000 Ft
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
10 000 Ft - 13 000 Ft
1st Class
8 500 Ft - 11 000 Ft
Train from Karlsruhe Hbf to Stuttgart Hbf
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
8 000 Ft - 12 000 Ft
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
10 000 Ft - 12 000 Ft
1st Class
8 000 Ft - 10 000 Ft
Deutsche Bahn Eurocity

Deutsche Bahn’s EuroCity (EC) trains connect German cities to major cities in neighbouring European countries, and are operated in conjunction with their national train company. All EC trains offer First and Standard class; cars are air-conditioned and food and drinks are available onboard. Tickets can be booked up to 180 days in advance of travel. Seat reservations are not compulsory but are recommended for popular routes.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 2970
Website
bahn.com
Train from Basel Sbb to Zuerich Hb
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
5 000 Ft - 7 500 Ft
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Railjet

Railjet trains operate domestically within Austria and also connect to major cities in Germany, Czech Republic, Italy, Switzerland and Hungary. This premium service runs at speeds of up to 230km/h and offers three travel classes (economy, first and business), all with free Wi-Fi and power sockets. Other amenities include a bistro-restaurant car and family zones. Seat reservations can be made up to 90 days prior to the train's departure (compulsory for all cross-border trains but not for domestic routes).

Contact Details
Phone
+43 51717
Website
oebb.at
Train from Wien Hbf to Budapest-Kelenfoeld
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
12 000 Ft - 18 000 Ft
Website
Railjet
Train from Ulm Hbf to Tatabanya
Ave. Duration
7h 33m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
33 000 Ft - 50 000 Ft
Website
Railjet
ÖBB EuroCity
Website
oebb.at
Train from Wien Hbf to Budapest-Kelenfoeld
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
13 000 Ft - 19 000 Ft
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.com
Train from Wien Hbf to Budapest-Kelenfoeld
Ave. Duration
2h 39m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
2 400 Ft - 8 000 Ft
Website
RegioJet
2nd Class
2 400 Ft - 3 500 Ft
1st Class
5 000 Ft - 8 000 Ft
Romanian Railways (CFR)
Phone
0219521
Website
cfrcalatori.ro
Train from Wien Hbf to Budapest-Kelenfoeld
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
1 800 Ft - 6 500 Ft
Website
Romanian Railways (CFR)
2nd Class
1 800 Ft - 2 400 Ft
1st Class
5 000 Ft - 6 500 Ft
Deutsche Bahn Intercity

Deutsche Bahn’s high-speed InterCity (IC) trains connect cities within Germany. They’re a popular way to travel as they’re faster than Deutsche Bahn’s regional trains and offer a frequent, fast service. All IC trains have first and second class carriages, power sockets and toilets, and most have a bistro cafe or restaurant. Tickets can be booked up to 180 days in advance of travel.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 2970
Website
bahn.com
Train from Basel Sbb to Karlsruhe Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 13m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
19 000 Ft - 27 000 Ft
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Karlsruhe Hbf to Stuttgart Hbf
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
14 000 Ft - 20 000 Ft
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Basel Bad Bf to Ulm Hbf
Ave. Duration
4h 1m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
23 000 Ft - 32 000 Ft
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Trenitalia Eurocity

The primary train operator in Italy, Trenitalia was created in the year 2000. Trenitalia offers national rail connections in Italy as well as international connections to Austria, France, Germany and Switzerland. The company operates regional and long-distance trains, as well as high-speed trains called Frecce that travel on specialised tracks on speeds of up to 360km/h. Trenitalia tickets are available online, in stations across the country or from many travel agents that offer bookings.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Basel Sbb to Karlsruhe Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 49m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
16 000 Ft - 40 000 Ft
Website
Trenitalia Eurocity
2nd Class
16 000 Ft - 22 000 Ft
1st Class
29 000 Ft - 40 000 Ft
Go Ahead BW
Phone
+49 711 400 534 44
Website
go-ahead-bw.de
Train from Karlsruhe Hbf to Stuttgart Hbf
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Go Ahead BW
Verkehrs- und Tarifverbund Stuttgart (VVS)
Phone
0711 19449
Website
vvs.de
Train from Karlsruhe Hauptbahnhof to Stuttgart Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
3 200 Ft - 4 500 Ft
Website
Verkehrs- und Tarifverbund Stuttgart (VVS)
DB ZugBus RAB GmbH
Website
zugbus-rab.de
Train from Basel Bad Bf to Ulm Hbf
Ave. Duration
3h 11m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Website
DB ZugBus RAB
Schedules at
SBB
Deutsche Bahn Regional

Deutsche Bahn’s regional network is made up of IRE (Interregio-Express), RE (Regional-Express), RB (Regionalbahn) and S-Bahn trains. Ticket prices are fixed and there’s no seat reservations – just turn up, buy a ticket and jump on the next train. All regional trains depart regularly and connect to local and long-distance services.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 2970
Website
bahn.com
Train from Basel Bad Bf to Ulm Hbf
Ave. Duration
3h 11m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
16 000 Ft - 23 000 Ft
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Bus operators
Volanbusz
Nomago
Phone
+386 1 431 77 00
Email
info@nomago.si
Website
nomago.si
Bus from Bratislava Central Bus Station Bottova Stop to Gyor Central Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
3 000 Ft - 6 500 Ft
Book at
Nomago
Economy
3 000 Ft - 4 200 Ft
Premium
3 800 Ft - 5 500 Ft
Family&friends
4 400 Ft - 6 500 Ft
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Bratislava central bus station to Győr bus station
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
2 500 Ft - 3 100 Ft
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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The quickest flight from Basel Airport to Budapest Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 40m.

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Basel to Székesfehérvár bus services, operated by Volanbusz, arrive at Székesfehérvár, aut. áll station.

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Basel to Székesfehérvár train services, operated by Hungarian Railways (MÁV), arrive at Szekesfehervar station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Basel to Székesfehérvár is 1018 km. It takes approximately 9h 54m to drive from Basel to Székesfehérvár.

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Wizz Air, easyJet and Lufthansa offer flights from Basel Airport to Budapest Airport.

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There are eight+ hotels available in Székesfehérvár. Prices start at 27 500 Ft per night.

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The best way to get from Basel to Basel Airport is to line 50 bus which takes 9 min and costs SFr 2 - SFr 4.

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