Basel (Zurich, Switzerland)

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Basel cruise port

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Local Time
2022-06-25 21:18

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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
31 May, 2022
Tuesday
Scylla Cruises Cruises cruise lineMS Geoffrey Chaucer
1 June, 2022
Wednesday
Viking Cruises Cruises cruise lineViking Einar01:0021:00
1 June, 2022
Wednesday
Scenic Cruises Cruises cruise lineScenic Pearl
1 June, 2022
Wednesday
Arosa Cruises Cruises cruise lineArosa Brava08:0019:00
1 June, 2022
Wednesday
Phoenix Reisen Cruises cruise lineMS Switzerland15:0012:00
2 June, 2022
Thursday
AmaWaterways Cruises cruise lineAmaSiena
2 June, 2022
Thursday
Viking Cruises Cruises cruise lineViking Gersemi01:0021:00
2 June, 2022
Thursday
River Cruises Cruises cruise lineMS Lady Diletta08:0017:00
3 June, 2022
Friday
Viking Cruises Cruises cruise lineViking Mani01:0021:00
3 June, 2022
Friday
CroisiEurope Cruises cruise linems Monet13:0009:00
4 June, 2022
Saturday
Viking Cruises Cruises cruise lineViking Tialfi01:0021:00
4 June, 2022
Saturday
Avalon Waterways Cruises cruise lineAvalon Vista
4 June, 2022
Saturday
CroisiEurope Cruises cruise linems Monet18:0013:00
5 June, 2022
Sunday
Uniworld Cruises cruise lineSS Antoinette
5 June, 2022
Sunday
CroisiEurope Cruises cruise linems Symphonie18:0018:00
5 June, 2022
Sunday
Emerald Cruises Cruises cruise lineEmerald Dawn
5 June, 2022
Sunday
Avalon Waterways Cruises cruise lineAvalon Visionary
5 June, 2022
Sunday
AmaWaterways Cruises cruise lineAmaSerena
5 June, 2022
Sunday
Viking Cruises Cruises cruise lineViking Kara01:0021:00
5 June, 2022
Sunday
Mystic Cruises Cruises cruise lineMS Rhein Melodie13:0016:00
6 June, 2022
Monday
Scenic Cruises Cruises cruise lineScenic Opal
6 June, 2022
Monday
Viking Cruises Cruises cruise lineViking Hild
6 June, 2022
Monday
AmaWaterways Cruises cruise lineAmaSerena
7 June, 2022
Tuesday
Uniworld Cruises cruise lineRiver Empress
7 June, 2022
Tuesday
Viking Cruises Cruises cruise lineViking Sigyn01:0021:00
8 June, 2022
Wednesday
Viking Cruises Cruises cruise lineViking Sigrun01:0021:00
8 June, 2022
Wednesday
Uniworld Cruises cruise lineRiver Empress
8 June, 2022
Wednesday
Arosa Cruises Cruises cruise lineArosa Brava08:0019:00
9 June, 2022
Thursday
AmaWaterways Cruises cruise lineAmaLucia
9 June, 2022
Thursday
Viking Cruises Cruises cruise lineViking Hervor01:0021:00
10 June, 2022
Friday
Viking Cruises Cruises cruise lineViking Eir01:0021:00
11 June, 2022
Saturday
Avalon Waterways Cruises cruise lineAvalon Panorama
11 June, 2022
Saturday
Viking Cruises Cruises cruise lineViking Alruna01:0021:00
11 June, 2022
Saturday
AmaWaterways Cruises cruise lineAmaStella
11 June, 2022
Saturday
Phoenix Reisen Cruises cruise lineMS Annika15:0012:00
12 June, 2022
Sunday
Viking Cruises Cruises cruise lineViking Hlin01:0021:00
12 June, 2022
Sunday
Scylla Cruises Cruises cruise lineMS Emily Bronte
12 June, 2022
Sunday
Uniworld Cruises cruise lineRiver Queen
12 June, 2022
Sunday
AmaWaterways Cruises cruise lineAmaMora
13 June, 2022
Monday
Viking Cruises Cruises cruise lineViking Herja
13 June, 2022
Monday
AmaWaterways Cruises cruise lineAmaMora
14 June, 2022
Tuesday
Avalon Waterways Cruises cruise lineAvalon Poetry II
14 June, 2022
Tuesday
Viking Cruises Cruises cruise lineViking Hermod01:0021:00
14 June, 2022
Tuesday
Avalon Waterways Cruises cruise lineAvalon Expression
14 June, 2022
Tuesday
River Cruises Cruises cruise lineMS Lady Diletta08:0017:00
15 June, 2022
Wednesday
Viking Cruises Cruises cruise lineViking Einar01:0021:00
15 June, 2022
Wednesday
Arosa Cruises Cruises cruise lineArosa Brava08:0019:00
16 June, 2022
Thursday
Viking Cruises Cruises cruise lineViking Gersemi01:0021:00
16 June, 2022
Thursday
AmaWaterways Cruises cruise lineAmaSiena
16 June, 2022
Thursday
Mystic Cruises Cruises cruise lineMS Rhein Melodie07:0016:00
17 June, 2022
Friday
Viking Cruises Cruises cruise lineViking Mani01:0021:00
17 June, 2022
Friday
Avalon Waterways Cruises cruise lineAvalon Impression
18 June, 2022
Saturday
Avalon Waterways Cruises cruise lineAvalon Vista
18 June, 2022
Saturday
Viking Cruises Cruises cruise lineViking Tialfi01:00
18 June, 2022
Saturday
AmaWaterways Cruises cruise lineAmaPrima
19 June, 2022
Sunday
Uniworld Cruises cruise lineSS Antoinette
19 June, 2022
Sunday
CroisiEurope Cruises cruise linems Symphonie18:0018:00
19 June, 2022
Sunday
Scylla Cruises Cruises cruise lineMS Emily Bronte
19 June, 2022
Sunday
Avalon Waterways Cruises cruise lineAvalon Visionary
19 June, 2022
Sunday
AmaWaterways Cruises cruise lineAmaSerena
19 June, 2022
Sunday
Viking Cruises Cruises cruise lineViking Kara01:0021:00
20 June, 2022
Monday
Viking Cruises Cruises cruise lineViking Hild
21 June, 2022
Tuesday
Viking Cruises Cruises cruise lineViking Sigyn01:0021:00
21 June, 2022
Tuesday
Scylla Cruises Cruises cruise lineMS Geoffrey Chaucer
22 June, 2022
Wednesday
Viking Cruises Cruises cruise lineViking Sigrun01:0021:00
22 June, 2022
Wednesday
Scenic Cruises Cruises cruise lineScenic Jade
22 June, 2022
Wednesday
Scenic Cruises Cruises cruise lineScenic Pearl
22 June, 2022
Wednesday
Avalon Waterways Cruises cruise lineAvalon Tranquility II
22 June, 2022
Wednesday
Arosa Cruises Cruises cruise lineArosa Brava08:0019:00
23 June, 2022
Thursday
Viking Cruises Cruises cruise lineViking Hervor01:0021:00
23 June, 2022
Thursday
AmaWaterways Cruises cruise lineAmaLucia
24 June, 2022
Friday
Viking Cruises Cruises cruise lineViking Eir01:0021:00
24 June, 2022
Friday
Luftner-Amadeus River Cruises Cruises cruise lineMS Amadeus Cara17:00
24 June, 2022
Friday
Luftner-Amadeus River Cruises Cruises cruise lineMS Amadeus Imperial09:00
25 June, 2022
Saturday
Uniworld Cruises cruise lineRiver Empress
25 June, 2022
Saturday
Viking Cruises Cruises cruise lineViking Alruna01:0021:00
25 June, 2022
Saturday
Avalon Waterways Cruises cruise lineAvalon Panorama
26 June, 2022
Sunday
Viking Cruises Cruises cruise lineViking Hlin01:0021:00
26 June, 2022
Sunday
AmaWaterways Cruises cruise lineAmaMora
26 June, 2022
Sunday
River Cruises Cruises cruise lineMS Lady Diletta08:0017:00
27 June, 2022
Monday
AmaWaterways Cruises cruise lineAmaMora
27 June, 2022
Monday
Viking Cruises Cruises cruise lineViking Herja
27 June, 2022
Monday
AmaWaterways Cruises cruise lineAmaCerto
28 June, 2022
Tuesday
Viking Cruises Cruises cruise lineViking Hermod01:0021:00
28 June, 2022
Tuesday
Scylla Cruises Cruises cruise lineMS Geoffrey Chaucer
28 June, 2022
Tuesday
Avalon Waterways Cruises cruise lineAvalon Expression
28 June, 2022
Tuesday
Avalon Waterways Cruises cruise lineAvalon Poetry II
28 June, 2022
Tuesday
AmaWaterways Cruises cruise lineAmaCerto
29 June, 2022
Wednesday
Viking Cruises Cruises cruise lineViking Einar01:0021:00
30 June, 2022
Thursday
Emerald Cruises Cruises cruise lineEmerald Star
30 June, 2022
Thursday
Viking Cruises Cruises cruise lineViking Gersemi01:0021:00
30 June, 2022
Thursday
AmaWaterways Cruises cruise lineAmaSiena
30 June, 2022
Thursday
Mystic Cruises Cruises cruise lineMS Rhein Melodie07:0016:00
30 June, 2022
Thursday
Arosa Cruises Cruises cruise lineArosa Aqua08:0019:00
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