Flights from Edinburgh to Basel
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- Thu 14 NovEDIBSLSun 17 NovBSLEDIeasyJetDirectfrom £55
- Thu 14 NovEDIBSLMon 18 NovBSLEDIeasyJetDirectfrom £62
- Fri 15 NovEDIBSLMon 18 NovBSLEDIeasyJetDirectfrom £66
Flight information Edinburgh to Basel Mulhouse Freiburg
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Average flight time, total distance 740 miles
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Mulhouse and Basel Mulhouse Freiburg
Frequently asked questions
There are multiple flights from Edinburgh to Basel every week offered by airlines like Brussels Airlines and Swiss. EasyJet offers short direct flights between the two cities. Travellers looking for cheap flights from Edinburgh to Basel may want to search for connecting flights.
Edinburgh Airport (EDI) is Scotland's busiest airport, handling more than 12 million passengers each year. When travelling from Edinburgh to Basel, passengers should try to check in at least two hours before their scheduled departure time. After check-in, bag drop and security, travellers can spend time in the departure lounge. This area has a number of shops, like Boss and Jo Malone, as well as food options, like Costa and deli cafes.
After short flights from Edinburgh to Basel, travellers will touch down in EuroAirport Basel Mulhouse Freiburg (BSL). This international airport, which is just north of Basel, consists of one terminal housed in a four-level building. Level 2 is the arrivals facilities. Here, hungry travellers can grab a bite at the Swiss café or buy some supplies at the Dufry Arrival Shop.
Basel Mulhouse Freiburg is only 2 miles from Basel, which makes it easy to get from the airport to the city centre. Travellers can find rental cars at Level 2 of the Basel terminal building; rental companies at the airport include Avis, Enterprise, Sixt and Hertz. There is also a free-floating car sharing option called Catch a Car. Taxis are available as well.
Basel Time Difference
When travellers step off their flights from Edinburgh to Basel, they only have to adjust their watches by one hour. Basel, which is located in the Central European time zone, is one hour ahead of Edinburgh, which follows Greenwich Mean Time. Jet lag won't be an issue on holiday jaunts from Edinburgh to Basel.
Weather in Basel
To visit Basel at its warmest, travellers should schedule their trip for July, which has average temperatures of 20°C. The rest of the year, the Swiss city ranges from temperate to chilly, with temperatures averaging 2°C in January. This weather won't be unfamiliar to Edinburgh natives, who experience weather that ranges from 3°C to 15°C throughout the year. A summertime holiday to Basel is ideal for Edinburgh travellers looking for culture, museums, and lovely weather.
Getting Around Basel
Basel is located on the Rhine, and taking a ferry ride is a popular way for travellers to see the city. Travellers can also use buses and trams, which offer affordable tickets for short trips or an entire day. Some of the most popular attractions in the city include Basel Minster, a magnificent cathedral, and Basel Zoo. The city is also home to several art museums where you can see works by Holbein and Tinguely. To begin your Basel experience, start looking for cheap flights from Edinburgh to Basel today.
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