Arrival & opening hours
Arriving by train
Basel boasts excellent domestic and foreign rail connections. The SBB and Deutsche Bahn (DB) stations are situated close to the exhibition site.
How to get to the exhibition site
- from the Swiss train station (Basel SBB/SNCF) it is a ten-minute journey by tram. There is a direct service to “Messeplatz” via line 1 (direction "Badischer Bahnhof")
- from the German DB train station (Basel Bad), it is a five-minute walk or a three-minute journey by tram via line 1 to "Messeplatz" (direction "Dreirosenbrücke")
- from EuroAirport Basel–Mulhouse–Freiburg, it is a fifteen-minute drive (bus link via SBB/SNCF station or taxi).
The price for a journey by taxi from EuroAirport is around CHF 35, and for a journey from Basel SBB/SNCF around CHF 15.
Arrival by car | Parking
Follow the “P Messe” signs on the A2/A3 motorway (from Switzerland) or the A5 motorway (from Germany) (see route map).
A daily Park&Ride shuttle service is provided to take you to and from the trade fair from 7.30 a.m. to 6 p.m.
The Park & Ride service is available for exhibitors and visitors.
Price for parking space including shuttle bus: CHF 20 / EUR 20.
For Swiss motorways you need a yearly vignette (there is no daily vignette). You can buy these at all border crossings and post offices.
Address exhibition center Basel:
MCH Messe Schweiz (Basel) AG