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You can easily fly to Zurich. The connections from Brussels to Zurich are way better than the connections from Brussels to Basel. And from Zurich you're in less than a hour in Basel when you take the train. The prices for that train travel start around 15 Swiss franks. The SBB (Swiss national train carrier) has an understandable website. I found flights for ...


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The general answer is yes, you will have a train at this time. However, the exact answer depends a little bit on the concrete date. During weekdays the last bus leaves the airport at 23:52. Then you have 7 minutes to change from the bus to the train at Basel's station. And your train will be at the main station in Zurich at 01:24. On weekends the last bus ...


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While I personally haven’t been to Porto, I would be very surprised if they didn’t separate Schengen from non-Schengen. For all flights exiting the Schengen area, a check of identity must be performed. On the other hand, for flights remaining in the Schengen area, such a systematic check may not be performed by police or immigration officials. Thus, there ...


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Actually, Google Street View answers this question: there are taxis in front of the station. Edit: note the bus stop in this pic is not the airport bus. That's the other side of the station, at the end of a poorly marked maze. Also note you should avoid this airport like the plague the entire transport network is horrible (starting as far as from Zurich), ...


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Last time I was there, it was very easy to go from one side to the other (that's not the case in Geneva for example) and I can't imagine it has become more difficult recently, with Schengen and everything. So you can choose the side that's more convenient for you. Things to be mindful of: Swiss motorway vignette: Swiss cars are more likely to have it. ...


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The Deutsche Bahn website is pretty efficient to plan such trips, especially in German-speaking countries. Here is a suggestion I got for you, but trains come every 30 min/1 hour (on a week day, Di stands for Dienstag/Tuesday) Basel, EuroAirport Di, 04.12.12 ab 22:22 Bus50274 Bus Basel SBB, Bahnhof Di, 04.12.12 an 22:36 Fußweg 5 ...


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I would look at flying to Zurich and taking a train Bern might be another option but may not be as good. Personally I'd drive but that may be US traveler talking.


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No first hand experience, but some info based on online sources: Looking at the airport website, you'd probably be taking bus 50 to Basel, which is operated by BVB (Basel's public transport company). BVB's website has a page on single tickets which only talks about Swiss francs. However, you can also buy the ticket from a machine which accepts euro coins: ...


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Basel doesn't have a transit corridor, so you will clear immigration, go through arrivals to departures and clear exit immigration, and as such need to fulfil the requirements for entering the Schengen Area. If you're a British citizen (eligible for a British passport) you can do this visa-free on a British passport. If you only have a Jamaican passport, ...


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At BSL plenty of Schengen flights are departing/arriving to/from the non-Schengen sector, so you may well have to clear passport control there (without your passport being stamped). If that happens, you're unlikely to get through without your passport and residence permit.


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Unless you have some very specific document like a limited territorial validity Schengen visa, a récépissé for an asylum application or a temporary visa delivered to let you leave the country after receiving an obligation de quitter le territoire français, chances are you have the right to transit in another Schengen country with your French visa (it's the ...


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