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May a cyclist or a pedestrian cross from Switzerland to France near the Basel EuroAirport without going into the airport?

I'm not surprised it's not possible to cross between Switzerland and France in a car around the Euroairport (though I'm also not sure why it's like this) Route douanière is technically on the French ...
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How happily will taxis cross the triple-point borders around Basel?

I've taken taxis from the Basel EuroAirport (which is in France) from both the French side and the Swiss side of the airport to my home in Germany. The French taxis drive straight east across France ...
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Does SBB's EasyRide work with public transit in Basel Stadt and Basel Landschaft?

According to the SBB website, EasyRide is available on train, postbus, boat and urban transport. The EasyRide ticket is valid on the entire GA network GA is the annual subscription system of SBB. ...
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Why would TWO border checks be performed for the same bus upon entering Switzerland?

There cannot be and will not be a fact based answer. However, this question can be asked for a lot of security/border checkposts etc. E.g. Why do you have to go through security check again at some ...
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I have a Type D France (sauf CTOM) spouse visa. Can I land at Basel Euroairport?

with this visa I cannot transit through any other Schengen countries as my point of entry needs to be France. Is that correct? No. You can transit through any Schengen country or countries on your ...
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May a cyclist or a pedestrian cross from Switzerland to France near the Basel EuroAirport without going into the airport?

I don't live in Basel anymore, so I cannot completely vouch for this. But there used to be a small pedestrian/bicycle path branching off to the left from Flughafenstrasse (coming from the Basel side; ...
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Parking a bike in Basel for a week

It looks like there are at least three bike parking locations connected to the railways or stations. The site is a bit confusing for me, having to translate it from German, but it seems that one (or ...
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Are 5 minutes enough to switch trains at the Basel SBB train station?

Tomorrow the trains will use tracks 9 and 10 respectively, which are on the same platform, so it would be pretty quick. You can check your itinerary for your date of travel, in Switzerland (contrary ...
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May a cyclist or a pedestrian cross from Switzerland to France near the Basel EuroAirport without going into the airport?

How close must you be to the airport? I haven’t been there, but on aerial photos, there appear to be several unblocked places to cross on the southwest side of the airport. My images were too large ...
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May a cyclist or a pedestrian cross from Switzerland to France near the Basel EuroAirport without going into the airport?

It seems to be possible to cross over to the French side via the S3/F6 parking lot (as identified by @jcaron). As per Google Maps there are "no entry" signs on the road there, but presumably ...
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I have a Type D France (sauf CTOM) spouse visa. Can I land at Basel Euroairport?

Yes. Basel Euroairport is a two country airport, located in France, depending on the exit (for immigration and custom, you enter in France or in Switzerland. See the Euroairpot FAQ Are there multiple ...
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Do the intra-Schengen border controls at Euroairport have a set duration?

Assuming that this is due to the current Schengen border suspensions and not some internal operational reasons at the airport, you will find the current expected end date here: https://ec.europa.eu/...
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