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Distance from Basel City Center to River Docks

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Distance from Basel City Center to River Docks

We are going on the. Viking Rhine River Cruse and would like hotel recommendation nearby the city center . .Whats the best way to transfer from hotel or the dock.

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1. Re: Distance from Basel City Center to River Docks

From the old town in Basel to the docks is roughly 15mins in a taxi and with luggage a taxi is probably the way to go. Will take 20 or more with public transport if you can manage the luggage - and your Basel hotel will have given you a mobility card so you have free unlimited use of public transport for your entire stay.

Take a look at the Hotel Basel which is very nice and is in the middle of the old town near the Marktplatz. However there are a lot of hotels in Basel - do a search on www.basel.com putting in your dates of stay and all available will come up.

Once your hotel is booked your print out of the reservation serves as your ticket to use public transport to get to the hotel on arrival. When you check in you will get the mobility card.

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2. Re: Distance from Basel City Center to River Docks

Thank you so much for your suggestions, we greatly appreciate it.

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3. Re: Distance from Basel City Center to River Docks

Viking ships dock at pier St. Johann which has a tram stop St. Johannstor very close. If you want the comfy way use cabs, but using the trams and buses in Basel is easy. The hotel location doesn't really matter, it's just a question of a few yards more or less to the pier St. Johann. The "Hotel Three Kings" is the most town centered of the lot (but it is also on the expensive side of things. But you can actually stroll downstreams to the pier from the hotel). And what has been said, the BaselCard covers public transport during your entire stay anyways.

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