To assist you in planning your visit, we have assembled helpful information about getting to Basel and FHNW Academy of Art and Design, Campus of the Arts.
University of Applied Scienes and Arts Northwestern Switzerland FHNW
Academy of Art and Design
Situated in the heart of Europe, where Switzerland, Germany, and France meet, Basel is easy to reach either by air, by train or by car:
1) Conveniently and rapidly via two international airports – the EuroAirport Basel or Zurich Airport (just an hour away by train).
2) By train to the stations Basel SBB/SNCF or Basel Badischer Bahnhof - both with excellent national and international links, including direct daytime and night time connections from Germany, Austria, Italy, France and the Benelux countries.
3) Easily by car, located right off of the A2 motorway.
FHNW Academy of Art and Design, Campus of the Arts
From EuroAirport Basel please take bus line 50 (direction Bahnhof SBB) to Basel Central station. The duration of the ride is approximately 20 minutes. Here change to tram 11 (Direction: Aesch) to the “Ruchfeld” stop.
Basel Central Station
Please take tram 11 (Direction: Aesch) to the “Ruchfeld” stop.
Basel Badischer Station
Please take tram 2 (Direction: Binningen) to the “Bahnhof SBB” stop. Here change to tram 11 (Direction: Aesch) to the “Ruchfeld” stop.
How to get from FHNW Academy of Arts and Design, Campus of the Arts to Art Basel:
Please take tram 11 (Direction: Basel St-Louis Grenze) to the “Bankverein” stop. Here change to tram 15 (Direction: Basel Messeplatz) or tram 2 (Direction: Basel Eglisee) to the “Basel Messeplatz“ stop.
How to get around in Basel
By Public Transport
We advise to make use of the online travel planner
if you want to make use of the public transport. You can also download the useful app for Iphone
Please give the taxi drive the following address and directions:
FHNW Academy of Arts and Design – Campus of the Arts
Dreispitz-Basel, Gate 13
(the taxi driver has to take take Oslo-Strasse, until Freilager)
33er Taxi AG
+41 61 333 33 33
+41 61 444 4444
Enzo Taxi Basel
Tel. +41 79 533 44 44
Tel. +41 61 777 77 77