europe The town of Basel lies in the north-western corner of Switzerland, close to the borders with France and Germany. The river Rhine curves through the city and divides the town into two parts. Situated on the south and west bank is Grossbasel (Great Basel) with the medieval old town at its center. MORE ABOUT BASEL

Parking in Basel

parking europe Parking on-street in the old city is relatively expensive and scarce. But there is a network of public garages at the periphery of the city center, generally open 24/7.

On-street parking Basel

parking europe Paid parking is set on Monday-Saturday from 08:00-19:00. Maximum stay is one hour. Parking rate in the inner city is CHF 3.00/hour, in the first adjacent area CHF 2.00/hour and in the second area CHF 1.00/hour.
parking europe If you prefer a longer stay than 1 hour, you can buy half day ticket (08:00-13:00 or 12:00-19:00) for CHF 6.00. A day ticket (valid 08.00-19.00) costs CHF 10.00. These tickets can be obtained from the ticket machines of BVB (Basler Verkehrs Betriebe).
parking europe There still are a few free parking possibilities in the white zones, on the edge of Basel. In the near future all these parking places will be swapped into blue zone places. The maximum stay in the white zones varies from 30 minutes to 3 hours.

Car parks in Basel

Unlimited parking is set to the car parks in the city centre.
Parking rates in the city centre are 3 CHF. Lower rates apply for evening and overnight parking. READ MORE