There is no train connection with the airport, but there are buses that go to the train station in Basel (line 50) and Mulhouse (line 707).
Car and bus
The airport is along highway A35, eight kilometers northwest of Basel and 25 kilometers south of Mulhouse. From Basel the airport is also accessible via the Flughafenstrasse.
BVB-bus line 50 goes to the train station in Basel. Line 52 goes to the Badischer Bahnhof, past the most important hotels in Basel. On the French side, bus line 707 goes to the center of Mulhouse. Südbaden Bus SBG maintains the connection between the airport and Freiburg, Germany.
Car rental - Basel-Mulhouse Airport
On the French side as well as the Swiss side there are car rental companies: Autopôle, Avis, Budget, Europcar, Hertz, National Citer and Sixt. In the Swiss part you can find these by parking garage S10 (reserved for rental cars), and in the French part on the first level of Hall 1. You can also reserve a rental car in advance using the service EasyTerra provides, they compare the rates of several providers in a single quote. Click here for car rental in Mulhouse, France and here for car rental in Basel, Switzerland.
Taxis are in front of the Arrivals Hall. For Swizterland you call (tel: +41(0)612 222 222). For France you call (tel: +31(0)3 8970 0282). A ride to Basel cost approximately CHF 40.00, to Mulhouse approximately €35.00 and to Freiburg €110.00.
In the French part, all parking areas and garages have the prefix ‘F’, and in the Swiss part they have the prefix ‘S’. In both cases there is a parking garage 1 and parking area 2 in the direct vicinity of the terminal. The areas for long-term parking are S3 and S4 (Switzerland) and F5 and F6 (France), you pay there, CHF 95.00/€49.00 for a week of parking.