Basel (Zurich, Switzerland)

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Basel cruise port

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2022-10-07 11:25

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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 October, 2022
Saturday
Avalon Waterways Cruises cruise lineAvalon Panorama
1 October, 2022
Saturday
Viking Cruises Cruises cruise lineViking Alruna01:00
1 October, 2022
Saturday
AmaWaterways Cruises cruise lineAmaStella
2 October, 2022
Sunday
Uniworld Cruises cruise lineRiver Empress
2 October, 2022
Sunday
Viking Cruises Cruises cruise lineViking Hlin01:00
2 October, 2022
Sunday
AmaWaterways Cruises cruise lineAmaMora
3 October, 2022
Monday
AmaWaterways Cruises cruise lineAmaPrima
3 October, 2022
Monday
Uniworld Cruises cruise lineRiver Empress
3 October, 2022
Monday
AmaWaterways Cruises cruise lineAmaMora
3 October, 2022
Monday
Phoenix Reisen Cruises cruise lineMS Asara08:0018:00
4 October, 2022
Tuesday
Viking Cruises Cruises cruise lineViking Hermod01:0021:00
4 October, 2022
Tuesday
Avalon Waterways Cruises cruise lineAvalon Expression
4 October, 2022
Tuesday
Avalon Waterways Cruises cruise lineAvalon Poetry II
4 October, 2022
Tuesday
AmaWaterways Cruises cruise lineAmaPrima
4 October, 2022
Tuesday
Phoenix Reisen Cruises cruise lineMS Alena10:0019:00
5 October, 2022
Wednesday
Viking Cruises Cruises cruise lineViking Einar01:0021:00
5 October, 2022
Wednesday
Scenic Cruises Cruises cruise lineScenic Jewel
5 October, 2022
Wednesday
Phoenix Reisen Cruises cruise lineMS Annika15:0012:00
6 October, 2022
Thursday
Scenic Cruises Cruises cruise lineScenic Eclipse
6 October, 2022
Thursday
AmaWaterways Cruises cruise lineAmaSiena
6 October, 2022
Thursday
Luftner-Amadeus River Cruises Cruises cruise lineMS Amadeus Imperial09:0017:00
7 October, 2022
Friday
Viking Cruises Cruises cruise lineViking Mani01:0021:00
7 October, 2022
Friday
Emerald Cruises Cruises cruise lineEmerald Luna
7 October, 2022
Friday
CroisiEurope Cruises cruise linems Monet13:0009:00
8 October, 2022
Saturday
CroisiEurope Cruises cruise linems Symphonie18:0018:00
8 October, 2022
Saturday
Avalon Waterways Cruises cruise lineAvalon Vista
8 October, 2022
Saturday
CroisiEurope Cruises cruise linems Monet18:0013:00
9 October, 2022
Sunday
Avalon Waterways Cruises cruise lineAvalon Visionary
9 October, 2022
Sunday
Uniworld Cruises cruise lineSS Antoinette
9 October, 2022
Sunday
AmaWaterways Cruises cruise lineAmaSerena
10 October, 2022
Monday
Viking Cruises Cruises cruise lineViking Hild
10 October, 2022
Monday
AmaWaterways Cruises cruise lineAmaSerena
10 October, 2022
Monday
Phoenix Reisen Cruises cruise lineMS Asara08:0018:00
11 October, 2022
Tuesday
Scylla Cruises Cruises cruise lineMS Geoffrey Chaucer
11 October, 2022
Tuesday
Luftner-Amadeus River Cruises Cruises cruise lineMS Amadeus Cara09:00
11 October, 2022
Tuesday
Phoenix Reisen Cruises cruise lineMS Alena10:0019:00
12 October, 2022
Wednesday
Viking Cruises Cruises cruise lineViking Sigrun01:0021:00
14 October, 2022
Friday
Viking Cruises Cruises cruise lineViking Eir01:0021:00
14 October, 2022
Friday
Mystic Cruises Cruises cruise lineMS Rhein Melodie13:0016:00
15 October, 2022
Saturday
Emerald Cruises Cruises cruise lineEmerald Sky
15 October, 2022
Saturday
Avalon Waterways Cruises cruise lineAvalon Panorama
15 October, 2022
Saturday
Emerald Cruises Cruises cruise lineEmerald Liberte
15 October, 2022
Saturday
AmaWaterways Cruises cruise lineAmaStella
16 October, 2022
Sunday
Avalon Waterways Cruises cruise lineAvalon Imagery II
16 October, 2022
Sunday
AmaWaterways Cruises cruise lineAmaMora
16 October, 2022
Sunday
River Cruises Cruises cruise lineMS Elegant Lady04:0012:00
17 October, 2022
Monday
Scylla Cruises Cruises cruise lineMS Oscar Wilde
17 October, 2022
Monday
AmaWaterways Cruises cruise lineAmaMora
17 October, 2022
Monday
Phoenix Reisen Cruises cruise lineMS Asara08:0018:00
18 October, 2022
Tuesday
Viking Cruises Cruises cruise lineViking Hermod01:0021:00
18 October, 2022
Tuesday
Scylla Cruises Cruises cruise lineMS VIVA Inspire
18 October, 2022
Tuesday
Scylla Cruises Cruises cruise lineMS Geoffrey Chaucer
18 October, 2022
Tuesday
Avalon Waterways Cruises cruise lineAvalon Poetry II
18 October, 2022
Tuesday
Avalon Waterways Cruises cruise lineAvalon Expression
18 October, 2022
Tuesday
Phoenix Reisen Cruises cruise lineMS Alena10:0019:00
19 October, 2022
Wednesday
Viking Cruises Cruises cruise lineViking Einar01:0021:00
20 October, 2022
Thursday
AmaWaterways Cruises cruise lineAmaSiena
20 October, 2022
Thursday
Luftner-Amadeus River Cruises Cruises cruise lineMS Amadeus Imperial09:00
21 October, 2022
Friday
Viking Cruises Cruises cruise lineViking Mani01:0021:00
21 October, 2022
Friday
CroisiEurope Cruises cruise linems Symphonie18:0018:00
22 October, 2022
Saturday
Uniworld Cruises cruise lineRiver Empress
22 October, 2022
Saturday
Avalon Waterways Cruises cruise lineAvalon Vista
23 October, 2022
Sunday
Uniworld Cruises cruise lineSS Antoinette
23 October, 2022
Sunday
Uniworld Cruises cruise lineRiver Empress
23 October, 2022
Sunday
Avalon Waterways Cruises cruise lineAvalon Visionary
23 October, 2022
Sunday
Emerald Cruises Cruises cruise lineEmerald Dawn
23 October, 2022
Sunday
AmaWaterways Cruises cruise lineAmaSerena
24 October, 2022
Monday
Viking Cruises Cruises cruise lineViking Hild
24 October, 2022
Monday
Scenic Cruises Cruises cruise lineScenic Opal
24 October, 2022
Monday
Scylla Cruises Cruises cruise lineMS Oscar Wilde
24 October, 2022
Monday
AmaWaterways Cruises cruise lineAmaCerto
24 October, 2022
Monday
River Cruises Cruises cruise lineMS Lady Diletta08:0017:00
24 October, 2022
Monday
Phoenix Reisen Cruises cruise lineMS Asara08:0018:00
25 October, 2022
Tuesday
Luftner-Amadeus River Cruises Cruises cruise lineMS Amadeus Cara09:00
25 October, 2022
Tuesday
Scylla Cruises Cruises cruise lineMS George Eliot
25 October, 2022
Tuesday
AmaWaterways Cruises cruise lineAmaCerto
25 October, 2022
Tuesday
Mystic Cruises Cruises cruise lineMS Rhein Melodie07:0016:00
25 October, 2022
Tuesday
Phoenix Reisen Cruises cruise lineMS Alena10:0019:00
26 October, 2022
Wednesday
Viking Cruises Cruises cruise lineViking Sigrun01:0021:00
27 October, 2022
Thursday
AmaWaterways Cruises cruise lineAmaLucia
27 October, 2022
Thursday
Viking Cruises Cruises cruise lineViking Hervor01:0021:00
28 October, 2022
Friday
Viking Cruises Cruises cruise lineViking Eir01:0021:00
29 October, 2022
Saturday
Avalon Waterways Cruises cruise lineAvalon Panorama
29 October, 2022
Saturday
Viking Cruises Cruises cruise lineViking Alruna01:0021:00
30 October, 2022
Sunday
AmaWaterways Cruises cruise lineAmaMora
30 October, 2022
Sunday
Viking Cruises Cruises cruise lineViking Hlin01:0021:00
31 October, 2022
Monday
AmaWaterways Cruises cruise lineAmaMora
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