Travel&Accommodation

Getting to Basel

By plane via Basel Euroairport. Take the airport shuttle bus (#50) from Basel EuroAirport to SBB train station. The hotel Schweizerhof is at the train station. To get to Novotel, take the tram Nr. 10  (direction Dornach) or the tram  Nr. 11 (direction Aesch) for two stops.

By plane via Zurich Airport. Follow the signs to the railway station at the airport. Take the next train (IC or EC) to Basel (about 1h15). Get off at “Basel SBB”. The hotel Schweizerhof is at the train station. To get to Novotel, take the tram Nr. 10  (direction Dornach) or the tram  Nr. 11 (direction Aesch) for two stops.

By plane via Frankfurt (GER). A direct train to Basel SBB runs every hour (x:51h). The train ride is about 3 hours. Get off at “Basel SBB”. The hotel Schweizerhof is at the train station. To get to Novotel, take the tram Nr. 10  (direction Dornach) or the tram  Nr. 11 (direction Aesch) for two stops.

Please make sure that you have your hotel reservation with you when you use the local public transport. It will be accepted as ticket between the Basel Airport/Train Station and the hotel. 

Hotels

We made reservations at reduced rates in the following hotels (both hotels are in foot distance to the conference site)

Please reserve before May 22.

  1. Hotel Schweizerhof, Centralbahnplatz 1, CH 4002 Basel, +41 61 560 85 85
    http://www.schweizerhof-basel.ch/en/
    Business-room (1 guest/room): CHF 225.00 per night
    Business-room (2 guests/room): CHF 270.00 per night
    Ambiente-room (1 guest/room): CHF 255.00 per night
    Ambiente-room (2 guests/room): CHF 310.00 per night
    (breakfast included; keyword: ARW)
  2. Hotel ibis budget Basel City, Grosspeterstrasse 12, CH 4052 Basel, +41 61 317 40 00http://www.accorhotels.com/gb/hotel-8211-ibis-budget-basel-city/index.shtml
    Standard room (up to 3 guests): CHF 90.00 per night
    (breakfast: CHF 11.00; keyword: ARW)

Getting to the conference site

Kindly notice: The correct address is Peter Merian Weg 6. Search machines might suggest Peter Merian-Strasse which is wrong! In doubt, use this link https://goo.gl/maps/LLE8LqwVprD2

From Bahnhof SBB (central train station) or Schweizerhof: Leave the station by the main exit / front entrance and turn right. By the end of the street, walk through the covered passageway (“Postpassage”), then cross the street, and continue through  the Peter Merian-buildings (green) to the Jacob Burckhardt Haus, Nr. 6 (silver) (approx. 7 minutes).

Alternatively, take the tram Nr. 10 from the station (direction Dornach) or the tram  Nr. 11 (direction Aesch) for one stop. Get off at ‘Peter Merian’.

From Novotel. Leave the hotel and cross Münchensteinstrasse. Walk parallel to the train tracks through the passageway of the silvery office building  (Jacob Burckhardt Haus)

By car: No parking places will be available for guests. The best nearby parking facilities are 1) the post office building or 2) the parking facilities of the SBB train station.