EuroAirport Basel-Mulhouse-Freiburg Airport
EuroAirport Basel Mulhouse Freiburg (MLH, BSL, EAP) - is an international airport, territorially situated in the region French Alsace near the border tripoint- France, Switzerland and Germany. Airport is at a distance only of 3.5 km away from the city Basel, 20 km from Mulhouse and 46 km from Freiburg im Breisgau. The airport houses EasyJet Switzerland and most of its flight destinations are holiday resorts.
Spot of history
The Swiss-French airport was planned to build in 1930, but it was ceased due to the Second World War. EuroAirport is one of the few airports in the world that is operated by two countries, France and Switzerland. The airport building consists of two separate units – Swiss and French. In December 2018, EuroAirport welcomed its eight millionth passenger, thus achieving the highest passenger rate since its foundation in 1946. The guest was warmly welcomed at the airport and was rewarded with a free British Airways flight. EuroAirport is one of the best-equipped airports in Europe, which is capable of handling any kind of traffic. About 100-120 flights land on its runways every day.
Facilities and infrastructure of the EuroAirport Basel-Mulhouse-Freiburg Airport
The EuroAirport building includes only one terminal (accessible from car parks), with four levels and 1 attached gate; the landside parts are separated into a French and a Swiss. If your transit takes long hours, just take your time and relax in one of the modern cafes at the airport. Exceptional lounge is at disposal for passengers who need silent, comfortable, panoramic smoking area under the following conditions of entry: Maximum 3 hour stay with a fee of EUR 33, obligatory have flight tickets, dress code respect. The infrastructure of the EuroAirport allows finding the gates easily and includes many services and facilities:
Information desk is located on level 2 of the terminal building and its customer-friendly personnel are at your disposal for any assistance needed from 5h30h-00h.
Services for people with reduced mobility: EuroAirport is well equipped with elevators, special toilets and parking places, as well as offers wheelchair accessibility for the passengers with reduced mobility. For appropriate assistance all passengers must indicate the nature of disability, the degree of assistance required / your specific needs during the flight as well as the international code according to the international classification 48 hours before the flight. Kindly note that all information should be passed to your air company or tour agent and not to Airport!
Free Wifi: EuroAirport was ranked as number one throughout Switzerland and France owning to its technical quality standards. Take this advantage and connect to the free and powerful WIFI at the airport and stay always up to date with the latest news, surf the net. Just chose "Free_EuroAirport_WiFi", launch a web browser and get atomically unlimited WI-FI connection.
Parking: EuroAirport Basel-Mulhouse-Freiburg Airport has 6 parking divisions which offers around 3750 parking places (EXP; F1 premium; F4; F3; F5; F6- winter closure). You can book your parking place earlier in order to guarantee free place for your car. There is a special zones EXP for quick pick-up or drop-off up-to 20 minutes stop is free of charge and Premium F1 which is the closest to entrance. Parking fees have VAT 20% included.
Shopping and special offers at the EuroAirport Basel-Mulhouse-Freiburg Airport
EuroAirport Basel-Mulhouse-Freiburg Airport building with both sectors is equipped with maximum consideration for the needs of travelers. Do not hesitate to come and discover delicious food in an aeronautical atmosphere! On the French sector 3 Länder Restaurant, Franceska, Trib's, Paul welcome you whether for a lunch break, for a snack or for a drink. Bert's provides a wide range of snacks, services, business meals and many others. If you faced to free time before your flight or boarding, don’t waste your time, take some TAX-FREE beverages, tobacco or find perfume or cosmetics by luxuriant brands as a gift on the Duty Free stores and purchase whatever you need in many other shops.
Private transfer services to and from EuroAirport Basel-Mulhouse-Freiburg Airport
After a long flight, when you arrive at the airport, all you will need is a private airport transfer right to your reserved hotel or any desired destination in this new unfamiliar country. Your first step should be booking your airport transfer in advance, in order not to overpay to the uncommon taxis and enjoy “meet and greet” service. The private transfers are available every day regardless of the time or the season and will always provide qualified and punctual services. Private transfer is the best and easiest way to begin your vacation smoothly and to ensure a service that will match your expectations and needs! It may look uneasy to find a convenient transfer company, check out by comparing the companies you can find the best price for airport transfer. “Why should I choose a private transfer”? With a EuroAirport shuttle services, you can get to the city center of all 3 countries and see the best sights, cultural attractions and go for shopping. Booking an airport private transfer in advance is the best way to get to your accommodation in the quickest, most convenient way, whether on business or vacation, with friends or family. We make your private transfer enjoyable and easy, with a fast and secure online booking system. All our vehicles are clean and in good condition and are available 7 days a week, all year round. Definitely, our drivers are polite, very experienced and talk only about the most essential things about your trip. Book a car through us is the best way for you, because buses, metro or other public transfer options are usually associated with more effort and also act as a deterrent for visitors. If you book a convenient airport private transfer service for your next trip to Basel, Mulhouse or Freiburg, you will sit back and enjoy right from the beginning. The stressful arrival or departure is up to your driver.
Shared transfers to and from EuroAirport Basel-Mulhouse-Freiburg Airport
If you wish to save money, you are planning a company outing- just find your shared transfer, your driver and your transfer’s companion, consider to share your ride with more people or simply join another one’s trip. Nothing is as good for team spirit as a shared experience. Platform apps are a useful way to get to your destination at a reduced cost comparing to the other options, so go ahead and reserve your private shared transfer to and from EuroAirport.
Airport taxis to and from EuroAirport Basel-Mulhouse-Freiburg Airport
The airport building has special telephone racks with taxi services available outside facing the main terminal of both French and Swiss sectors. A taxi ride from EuroAirport Basel-Mulhouse-Freiburg Airport to the Basel city center takes about 15 minutes and will cost approximatively 50.00 CHF. Here are some taxi services for your observation on the French sector:
• ABM Taxis: +33 (0)3 89 69 73 00
• Taxi Simon: +33 (0)3 89 44 14 60
• Taxis Dam’s: +33 (0)6 34 61 22 65
• Taxi de la Thur: +33 (0)3 89 60 32 24
Shuttle Bus and Train to and from EuroAirport Basel-Mulhouse-Freiburg Airport
If you want to travel by train afterwards your arrival, you need firstly reach nearest train station either in France, Switzerland or Germany. Here we propose few options how to get the train stations from the main terminal of EuroAirport Basel-Mulhouse-Freiburg Airport:
• For Badischer Bahnhof SBB (Switzerland) there is a tram which can bring you to in 33 minutes for 4.70 CHF, so tram line 2 stops outside the terminal. Bahnhof SBB is also achievable by Bus 50 within 23 minutes for 3.10 CHF/ per way.
• For Saint-Louis SNCF Station (France) direct transfer from EuroAirport you need to reach Bus 11 from French sector and it will bring you to France in 20 minutes for 1.50 €/single ticket.
• For Freiburg Central Station (Germany) catch Bus FlixBus for 19.90 €/one way and you will arrive in Germany in 1 hour, only serves the French exit of the EuroAirport.
EuroAirport Basel-Mulhouse-Freiburg Airport French sector Car Rental
If you prefer to travel alone in one of the city related to the EuroAirport, and want to explore the region for yourself, to see the beautiful places in surrounding cities, you can book a car in advance on a schedule that suits you on the French sector of the Airport. Compare and choose the best option between the most trusted car rental companies, such as the following 3 car rent offices available at the EuroAirport:
• Avis: +33 (0)3 89 90 29 39 / www.avis.fr
• Enterprise: +33 (0)3 89 67 24 39 / www.enterprise.fr
• Hertz: +33 (0)3 89 70 87 00 / www.hertz.fr
• SIXT: +33 (0)1 44 38 55 55 / www.sixt.fr
• Europcar: +33 (0)3 89 69 23 58 / www.europcar.fr
In order to prevent delays and to avoid having your items confiscated, prepare liquids for security checks. You must also separately present all large electronic devices: laptops, large digital cameras, DVD readers. Prepare your luggage before boarding, be aware about items prohibited on the aeroplane, in the hold and the cabin. And please, never leave your baggage alone!
Hand luggage: You can carry 1 piece of cabin baggage per person, total dimensions must not exceed 115cm, for details, see you air company restrictions.
Lost/ damaged luggage: Kindly be informed that any lost objects in the EuroAirport will be collected to Information desk and kept for 3 months, in case of items lost in terminal or on the car parks, they can be picked up for a fee € 5.00 upon identification paper presentation, approach to information desk for lost and damaged luggage as well. For items which were left in the plane, contact your air company baggage services.
Special heavy luggage: As for bikes or any other overall and bulky items, you can inquire either at your airline company or at +33 (0)2 99 67 61 61.
Official IATA code: EAP, MLH, BSL
Address: 68304 Saint-Louis, France
• Phone: +33 (0)3 89 90 31 11
• Fax: +33 (0) 3 89 90 25 77
Official Website: https://www.euroairport.com/en
The handling agents at Nantes Atlantique Airport are:
• Aegean Airlines, Aigle Azur, Air Algérie, Air Arabia Maroc, Air France, British Airways, EasyJet, easyJet Switzerland, Tap Air Portugal Airlines, Ryanair Airlines, Iberia Airlines, Sunexpress Airlines and others.
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