Basel (Zurich, Switzerland)

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Basel cruise port

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2021-12-06 12:52

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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 Lucerne and Kriens. Cruisetours may also include bus excursions to Kembs (France's Alsace region, Haut-Rhin department).

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 December, 2021
Wednesday
AmaWaterways Cruises cruise lineAmaMora
2 December, 2021
Thursday
AmaWaterways Cruises cruise lineAmaMora
2 December, 2021
Thursday
Crystal Cruises Cruises cruise lineCrystal Debussy06:0017:00
4 December, 2021
Saturday
Uniworld Cruises cruise lineSS Antoinette
5 December, 2021
Sunday
Uniworld Cruises cruise lineSS Antoinette
5 December, 2021
Sunday
Crystal Cruises Cruises cruise lineCrystal Bach06:00
6 December, 2021
Monday
AmaWaterways Cruises cruise lineAmaLucia
6 December, 2021
Monday
Crystal Cruises Cruises cruise lineCrystal Bach22:00
7 December, 2021
Tuesday
AmaWaterways Cruises cruise lineAmaLucia
8 December, 2021
Wednesday
Viking Cruises Cruises cruise lineViking Sigrun01:0021:00
8 December, 2021
Wednesday
AmaWaterways Cruises cruise lineAmaSiena
9 December, 2021
Thursday
AmaWaterways Cruises cruise lineAmaSiena
10 December, 2021
Friday
AmaWaterways Cruises cruise lineAmaSerena
11 December, 2021
Saturday
Avalon Waterways Cruises cruise lineAvalon Expression
11 December, 2021
Saturday
AmaWaterways Cruises cruise lineAmaSerena
12 December, 2021
Sunday
Viking Cruises Cruises cruise lineViking Hlin01:0021:00
12 December, 2021
Sunday
Avalon Waterways Cruises cruise lineAvalon Envision
13 December, 2021
Monday
Scenic Cruises Cruises cruise lineScenic Jasper
13 December, 2021
Monday
AmaWaterways Cruises cruise lineAmaPrima
14 December, 2021
Tuesday
Viking Cruises Cruises cruise lineViking Hermod01:0021:00
14 December, 2021
Tuesday
AmaWaterways Cruises cruise lineAmaPrima
15 December, 2021
Wednesday
AmaWaterways Cruises cruise lineAmaMora
15 December, 2021
Wednesday
Viking Cruises Cruises cruise lineViking Einar01:0021:00
16 December, 2021
Thursday
AmaWaterways Cruises cruise lineAmaMora
16 December, 2021
Thursday
Crystal Cruises Cruises cruise lineCrystal Debussy06:0017:00
18 December, 2021
Saturday
Uniworld Cruises cruise lineSS Antoinette
18 December, 2021
Saturday
Avalon Waterways Cruises cruise lineAvalon Visionary
19 December, 2021
Sunday
Uniworld Cruises cruise lineSS Antoinette
19 December, 2021
Sunday
Emerald Cruises Cruises cruise lineEmerald Sun
20 December, 2021
Monday
Avalon Waterways Cruises cruise lineAvalon Impression
20 December, 2021
Monday
AmaWaterways Cruises cruise lineAmaLucia
21 December, 2021
Tuesday
AmaWaterways Cruises cruise lineAmaLucia
22 December, 2021
Wednesday
Viking Cruises Cruises cruise lineViking Sigrun01:00
22 December, 2021
Wednesday
AmaWaterways Cruises cruise lineAmaSiena
22 December, 2021
Wednesday
Crystal Cruises Cruises cruise lineCrystal Bach06:00
23 December, 2021
Thursday
AmaWaterways Cruises cruise lineAmaSiena
24 December, 2021
Friday
AmaWaterways Cruises cruise lineAmaSerena
25 December, 2021
Saturday
AmaWaterways Cruises cruise lineAmaSerena
25 December, 2021
Saturday
Crystal Cruises Cruises cruise lineCrystal Bach01:00
26 December, 2021
Sunday
Viking Cruises Cruises cruise lineViking Hlin01:00
27 December, 2021
Monday
AmaWaterways Cruises cruise lineAmaPrima
28 December, 2021
Tuesday
AmaWaterways Cruises cruise lineAmaPrima
28 December, 2021
Tuesday
Phoenix Reisen Cruises cruise lineMS Alina10:0020:00
28 December, 2021
Tuesday
Phoenix Reisen Cruises cruise lineMS Alena21:0012:00
30 December, 2021
Thursday
AmaWaterways Cruises cruise lineAmaMora
31 December, 2021
Friday
Phoenix Reisen Cruises cruise lineMS Aurelia08:0005:00
31 December, 2021
Friday
Luftner-Amadeus River Cruises Cruises cruise lineMS Amadeus Imperial08:0009:00
31 December, 2021
Friday
Phoenix Reisen Cruises cruise lineMS Asara11:0005:00
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