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Switzerland's third most populous city. Situated on the Northern border to Germany

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Are 5 minutes enough to switch trains at the Basel SBB train station?

I am going from Interlaken to Paris, and need to transfer trains at the Basel SBB station. Train numbers are IC 1058 to TGV 9206. I only have 5 minutes between them. Do you think one can do the ...
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Parking a bike in Basel for a week

I am planning a bike tour ending in Basel. From there I would like to take a bus to somewhere else and return to Basel 7-8 days later. I would then like to retrieve my non-motorized bicycle and go for ...
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Why would TWO border checks be performed for the same bus upon entering Switzerland?

Yesterday I went by bus from the Euroairport (French sector) to Zurich. Unusually, two Swiss border checks took place. First, at the St-Louis border checkpoint, officials boarded the bus, asking ...
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Do the intra-Schengen border controls at Euroairport have a set duration?

For the past half year, flights from Euroairport to many Schengen destinations, such as Amsterdam, Munich, Berlin, Vienna and Heraklion, have consistently been leaving from non-Schengen gates. Does ...
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Early morning on-demand taxi in Basel [closed]

During my journey, I need to go to Basel Airport in the early morning. I'm looking for popular on-demand taxi service in Basel. From: Feldbergstrasse, Basel To: Basel Airport Time of departure : 6:...
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How happily will taxis cross the triple-point borders around Basel?

I am looking at travelling to Basel, Switzerland early next week (Tuesday). It would appear that hotels are very hard to come by at a reasonable price, so I am looking at staying in Mulhouse in nearby ...
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Can I get from Basel to Niesen Mountain by public transport?

I am traveling to Basel (Switzerland) this summer and wish to take a day-trip to the Niesen Mountain. Can I go there by public transport, how much would it cost?
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Paying for transportation with euros in Basel and EuroAirport

I will arrive at Basel EuroAirport and continue my trip in Switzerland. Is it possible to pay the bus fare in Euros to leave the airport on the Swiss side, or will I need to get Francs beforehand? ...
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Can I visit neighboring countries while in Basel, Switzerland?

I will be traveling to Basel, Switzerland in June and will be staying there for approximately 1 week. While there, am I free to visit neighboring Germany and France freely?
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Would renting a car in Basel, Switzerland be safe for a foreigner?

I am from the US, and will be traveling to Basel, Switzerland for about a week. While there, I need to get from the airport to the hotel, the hotel to a certain location every day and back, and then ...
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Are there other airport worth considering if you are flying to Basel/Mulhouse?

I need to fly to Basel (CH) soon. I have checked fares to Basel/Mulhouse from Brussels. The fares are ridiculous expensive (>900 Euro for an 1 hour flight). I can take the night train, but before ...
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How to choose a good restaurant in Switzerland?

I am making a spontaneous day trip to Basel tomorrow, and there is the problem of choosing a nice restaurant for lunch. I don't want a famous place where you need reservations a month in advance to ...