The Basel SBB Railway Station, also known as RailCity Basel, is the central railway station serving the city of Basel, Switzerland. This location is considered to be the busiest international border station, as it sees approximately 1,000 arrivals and departures daily.
Once you have arrived in Basel, one of the best ways to explore the city is by rental car! For your convenience, Auto Europe can help you book a car rental with most major companies that do business in the Basel SBB Station. We also work with companies that have offices in downtown Basel. As a continued effort to help make your journey as hassle free as possible, Auto Europe can also arrange chauffeur and transfer services for our clients during their trip.
The Basel SBB Station is best known for its extraordinary length. The building features a huge glazed tudor arch window that sits between two clock towers under curved domes. Through the entrances in the clock towers, passengers will find the ticket hall and currency exchange offices. This area of the station houses large murals that date back to the 1920s depicting popular tourist destinations in Switzerland. There is one specialty restaurant and several shopping outlets inside the facility. Baggage check-in and luggage storage facilities are located in the basement and ATMs are situated throughout the concourse.
Any questions that should surface during your time spent traveling in the Basel SBB Railway Station should be directed to station employees working at one of the location's information desks or ticket counters. These staff members will be able to provide you with specific station information, tourism information and address general travel related concerns.
In addition to rental cars, Auto Europe is now able to book hotel rooms in Basel at discounted rates. There are a few choice hotels near the railway station including: Hotel Helvetia, Hotel St. Gotthard Basel, Hotel Schweizerhof Basel, Hotel Victoria and Euler Hotel Basel. Contact us toll-free 24/7 for more information regarding booking a hotel room in Basel with Auto Europe.