Quick and easy to Rümelinsplatz 1
You have a booking for our HITrental Marktplatz apartments and don’t know exactly how to get there? No problem, just read on here, we will be happy to give you directions. Just follow our recommendations and you can feel at home with us 🙂 .
Arrival by public transport
From EuroAirport Basel, Zurich Airport and Lucerne to Basel SBB railway station
There is a bus every 8 minutes from EuroAirport Basel to Basel SBB railway station. The journey takes 24 minutes.
From Zurich airport, you can either travel directly to Basel SBB railway station or change trains at Zurich main station. Direct trains always run xx.56 and take 1 h 28 min to Basel SBB railway station. The trains with a change at Zurich main station run xx.18 and xx.43 respectively. It takes 1 h 10 min in total.
From Lucerne there is a train every hour at xx.54 directly to Basel SBB railway station. The journey takes 1 h 1 min.
Further information on train connections and timetables can be found here: sbb.ch.
From Basel SBB railway station to Rümelinsplatz 1
From Basel SBB railway station, take one of the following tram numbers:
- No. 8 in the direction of Basel, Kleinhüningen
- No. 11 in direction Basel, St-Louis Grenze
- No. 16 in the direction of Basel, Schifflände
Take the tram for four stops and get off at the stop Basel, Marktplatz.
From the tram stop go back in the direction from where the tram came and walk along the Gerbergasse. After approx. 110m turn right onto Grünpfahlgasse and continue for approx. 60m until you reach Rümelinsplatz. The building is on the left hand side.
General Information for travellers by car:
Unfortunately, we do not have any parking spaces at this location. Public transport in Switzerland is excellent and we recommend that you do not travel by car. There are public car parks in the vicinity, the closest one is the «Storchen» car park, Fischmarkt 10. However, this is quite expensive and costs around CHF 45.00 per day. The following multi-storey car parks have a daily flat rate of CHF 25.00:
- City car park (Schanzenstrasse 48/4056 Basel)
- Elisabethen car park (Steinentorberg 5/4051 Basel)
- Steinen car park (Steinenschanze 5/4051 Basel).
You can find more information about parking on the Basel tourism website.
Surroundings of the HITrental Marktplatz Apartments
Would you like to know more about the surroundings of your apartment? No problem, just read on here 😉 .
At Rümelinsplatz 1, where the HITrental Marktplatz Apartments are located, you live directly in the city centre of Basel in an excellent location. Not far away are for example the Marktplatz and the Barfüsserplatz. Together with the Münsterplatz, these two squares are among the most famous in the city of Basel. Basel’s imposing town hall is located on the market square and every weekday there is a market where you can buy many delicacies and specialities from the region, Switzerland and the whole world. Barfüsserplatz with its eight tram lines is an important traffic junction in Basel. There are also regular events here, such as the Basel Autumn Fair, the Christmas Market and a large flea market every second and fourth Wednesday of the month.
From the apartments you can also reach the Rhine and Münster, Basel’s landmark, in about 6 minutes on foot. Messe Basel, where famous trade fairs such as Baselworld or Art Basel regularly take place, is 1.5km from Rümelinsplatz and can be reached by tram in about 10 minutes. There are also many museums in the immediate vicinity, such as the Art Museum, the Natural History Museum and the Historical Museum. Of course, there are also various shopping facilities, restaurants and bars in the immediate vicinity.
And now enjoy your stay in our HITrental Marktplatz Apartments and feel en route like at home 🙂 👋.