Basel (Zurich, Switzerland)

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Basel cruise port

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Local Time
2022-05-17 17:20

min: 54 °F (12 °C) / max: 76 °F (25 °C) 73°F
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Wind: 348°/ 2.3 m/s  Gust: 2 m/sWind: 348°/ 2.3 m/s  Gust: 2 m/sLight breeze
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Basel (aka Basle) is a Rhine River cruise port and city in Switzerland, with a population of around 200,000 (ranking it Switzerland's 3rd most - after Geneva and Zurich). Basel is also the country's only cargo port serving ocean-going cargo ships docking at Rotterdam. The city is located near three country borders (French, German and Swiss). Some of its suburbs are on the territories of Germany and France. The official language is German.

Basel (Switzerland) river cruise port

On shore excursions/roundtrip bus tours from Basel can be visited Alpnachstad (from where via the mountain railroad Pilatus Railway is accessed the Pilatus Mountain) and also Berne, Interlaken, Lucerne, Kriens. Cruisetours may also include bus excursions to Kembs (France's Alsace region, Haut-Rhin department). Bus tours from Zurich visit Bienne, Neuchatel, Geneva, Gruyeres, Broc, Charmey, Gstaad, Grindelwald (train travel to Jungfraujoch).

Some cruisetours have their itinerary's first leg ending in Austria (Salzburg) from where tourists are transported by luxury coaches to Switzerland (St Moritz via Innsbruck). The buses then leave from St Moritz to Basel, visiting Chur (train travel to Tasch and Zermatt), Chateau de Chillon, Berne, Interlaken, Lucerne, and end in Basel (ship embarkation port for the itinerary's second leg).

Basel Switzerland is also the flag-state (port of registry) for many European river cruise ships. All major European river cruise companies offer voyages to and from Basel. Most itineraries are between Basel and Amsterdam (northbound and southbound). As a riverport for Zurich, Basel is the embarkation-debarkation point. The distance between both cities is approx 76 km (48 mi). The train travel time is 1 hour.

Zurich (Switzerland)

Zurich is located on Lake Zurich (Limmat River). Most cruise tours are from Zurich to Vienna Austria and include passing the Main-Danube Canal. Itineraries start in Zurich, with included travel to Basel for boarding the riverboat. Zurich is Switzerland's largest city (population over 400,000, metro around 2 million) and is located at the lake's northwestern tip. Zurich is among the world's largest financial centers being home to major financial institutions and banks.

 

From Basel are also offered bus tours to Schaffhausen.

Port Basel cruise ship schedule shows timetable calendars of all arrival and departure dates by month. The port's schedule lists all ships (in links) with cruises going to or leaving from Basel, Zurich, Switzerland. To see the full itineraries (ports of call dates and arrival / departure times) and their lowest rates – just follow the corresponding ship-link.

DayShipArrivalDeparture
1 May, 2022
Sunday
Uniworld Cruises cruise lineRiver Queen
1 May, 2022
Sunday
Avalon Waterways Cruises cruise lineAvalon Visionary
3 May, 2022
Tuesday
Viking Cruises Cruises cruise lineViking Hermod01:0021:00
5 May, 2022
Thursday
AmaWaterways Cruises cruise lineAmaSiena
6 May, 2022
Friday
Viking Cruises Cruises cruise lineViking Mani01:00
6 May, 2022
Friday
Emerald Cruises Cruises cruise lineEmerald Luna
7 May, 2022
Saturday
Avalon Waterways Cruises cruise lineAvalon Vista
8 May, 2022
Sunday
Scylla Cruises Cruises cruise lineMS Emily Bronte
8 May, 2022
Sunday
Uniworld Cruises cruise lineSS Antoinette
8 May, 2022
Sunday
AmaWaterways Cruises cruise lineAmaSerena
9 May, 2022
Monday
Viking Cruises Cruises cruise lineViking Hild
9 May, 2022
Monday
AmaWaterways Cruises cruise lineAmaSerena
10 May, 2022
Tuesday
Viking Cruises Cruises cruise lineViking Sigyn01:0021:00
11 May, 2022
Wednesday
Viking Cruises Cruises cruise lineViking Sigrun01:0021:00
12 May, 2022
Thursday
AmaWaterways Cruises cruise lineAmaLucia
12 May, 2022
Thursday
Viking Cruises Cruises cruise lineViking Hervor01:0021:00
12 May, 2022
Thursday
Arosa Cruises Cruises cruise lineArosa Aqua08:0019:00
13 May, 2022
Friday
Viking Cruises Cruises cruise lineViking Eir01:0021:00
13 May, 2022
Friday
Luftner-Amadeus River Cruises Cruises cruise lineMS Amadeus Imperial17:00
14 May, 2022
Saturday
Avalon Waterways Cruises cruise lineAvalon Panorama
14 May, 2022
Saturday
AmaWaterways Cruises cruise lineAmaStella
15 May, 2022
Sunday
Scylla Cruises Cruises cruise lineMS Emily Bronte
15 May, 2022
Sunday
Uniworld Cruises cruise lineRiver Queen
15 May, 2022
Sunday
Avalon Waterways Cruises cruise lineAvalon Visionary
15 May, 2022
Sunday
Viking Cruises Cruises cruise lineViking Hlin01:0021:00
16 May, 2022
Monday
AmaWaterways Cruises cruise lineAmaPrima
16 May, 2022
Monday
Avalon Waterways Cruises cruise lineAvalon Tranquility II
16 May, 2022
Monday
AmaWaterways Cruises cruise lineAmaMora
16 May, 2022
Monday
Viking Cruises Cruises cruise lineViking Herja01:0021:00
17 May, 2022
Tuesday
Viking Cruises Cruises cruise lineViking Hermod01:0021:00
17 May, 2022
Tuesday
Avalon Waterways Cruises cruise lineAvalon Expression
17 May, 2022
Tuesday
Avalon Waterways Cruises cruise lineAvalon Poetry II
17 May, 2022
Tuesday
AmaWaterways Cruises cruise lineAmaPrima
17 May, 2022
Tuesday
Luftner-Amadeus River Cruises Cruises cruise lineMS Amadeus Queen09:0017:00
18 May, 2022
Wednesday
Scenic Cruises Cruises cruise lineScenic Pearl
18 May, 2022
Wednesday
Viking Cruises Cruises cruise lineViking Einar01:0021:00
18 May, 2022
Wednesday
Uniworld Cruises cruise lineRiver Empress
19 May, 2022
Thursday
Uniworld Cruises cruise lineRiver Empress
19 May, 2022
Thursday
AmaWaterways Cruises cruise lineAmaSiena
19 May, 2022
Thursday
Viking Cruises Cruises cruise lineViking Gersemi01:0021:00
19 May, 2022
Thursday
Arosa Cruises Cruises cruise lineArosa Aqua08:0019:00
20 May, 2022
Friday
Viking Cruises Cruises cruise lineViking Mani01:0021:00
20 May, 2022
Friday
Emerald Cruises Cruises cruise lineEmerald Luna
21 May, 2022
Saturday
Emerald Cruises Cruises cruise lineEmerald Destiny
21 May, 2022
Saturday
Viking Cruises Cruises cruise lineViking Tialfi01:0021:00
21 May, 2022
Saturday
Avalon Waterways Cruises cruise lineAvalon Vista
22 May, 2022
Sunday
Scylla Cruises Cruises cruise lineMS Emily Bronte
22 May, 2022
Sunday
Uniworld Cruises cruise lineSS Antoinette
22 May, 2022
Sunday
AmaWaterways Cruises cruise lineAmaSerena
22 May, 2022
Sunday
Viking Cruises Cruises cruise lineViking Kara01:0021:00
22 May, 2022
Sunday
Mystic Cruises Cruises cruise lineMS Rhein Melodie07:0016:00
23 May, 2022
Monday
CroisiEurope Cruises cruise linems Symphonie18:0018:00
23 May, 2022
Monday
AmaWaterways Cruises cruise lineAmaSerena
23 May, 2022
Monday
Viking Cruises Cruises cruise lineViking Hild01:0021:00
24 May, 2022
Tuesday
Scylla Cruises Cruises cruise lineMS Geoffrey Chaucer
24 May, 2022
Tuesday
Viking Cruises Cruises cruise lineViking Sigyn01:0021:00
25 May, 2022
Wednesday
Viking Cruises Cruises cruise lineViking Sigrun01:0021:00
25 May, 2022
Wednesday
Scenic Cruises Cruises cruise lineScenic Jade
25 May, 2022
Wednesday
Phoenix Reisen Cruises cruise lineMS Asara08:0018:00
25 May, 2022
Wednesday
Arosa Cruises Cruises cruise lineArosa Brava08:0019:00
26 May, 2022
Thursday
Avalon Waterways Cruises cruise lineAvalon Imagery II
26 May, 2022
Thursday
Viking Cruises Cruises cruise lineViking Hervor01:00
26 May, 2022
Thursday
AmaWaterways Cruises cruise lineAmaLucia
27 May, 2022
Friday
Viking Cruises Cruises cruise lineViking Eir01:0021:00
28 May, 2022
Saturday
Avalon Waterways Cruises cruise lineAvalon Panorama
28 May, 2022
Saturday
Viking Cruises Cruises cruise lineViking Alruna01:00
28 May, 2022
Saturday
AmaWaterways Cruises cruise lineAmaStella
28 May, 2022
Saturday
Phoenix Reisen Cruises cruise lineMS Annika15:0012:00
29 May, 2022
Sunday
Scylla Cruises Cruises cruise lineMS Emily Bronte
29 May, 2022
Sunday
Uniworld Cruises cruise lineRiver Queen
29 May, 2022
Sunday
AmaWaterways Cruises cruise lineAmaMora
29 May, 2022
Sunday
Viking Cruises Cruises cruise lineViking Hlin01:0021:00
30 May, 2022
Monday
Viking Cruises Cruises cruise lineViking Herja01:0021:00
31 May, 2022
Tuesday
Viking Cruises Cruises cruise lineViking Hermod01:0021:00
31 May, 2022
Tuesday
Scylla Cruises Cruises cruise lineMS Geoffrey Chaucer
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