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Old 23.02.2011, 22:41
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Neuchatel to Basel Airport - my flight is too early!

I have to fly back to Edinburgh this Saturday and I'm going from Basel Euroairport.

The flight is at 7.20 with check in closing at 6.40 but there is no train from Neuchatel to Basel for that time.

Is there a bus or any other option (bar a car) that could get me to Basel in a reasonable time?

Thanks in advance
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Old 23.02.2011, 22:47
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Re: Neuchatel to Basel Airport - my flight is too early!

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I have to fly back to Edinburgh this Saturday and I'm going from Basel Euroairport.

The flight is at 7.20 with check in closing at 6.40 but there is no train from Neuchatel to Basel for that time.

Is there a bus or any other option (bar a car) that could get me to Basel in a reasonable time?

Thanks in advance
We had this problem with getting to the Geneva airport from Lausanne for an early flight. None of the buses/ trains were running early enough and a taxi was going to cost us a fortune. We discovered the best option was to stay overnight in an airport hotel and use the free shuttle to get to the airport. It saved us a fortune in cab fare!
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Old 23.02.2011, 22:49
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Re: Neuchatel to Basel Airport - my flight is too early!

You can stay with a friend in or near Basel perhaps.. maybe Olten?

Girlfriend has the same problem and stays with friends in Basel, just so she would get the flight..
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Old 23.02.2011, 22:55
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Re: Neuchatel to Basel Airport - my flight is too early!

I'm pretty sure I can persuade a friend who is going to Basel to take me...but not sure she would be a friend after I tell her what time we'd have to leave
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Old 23.02.2011, 23:27
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I'm pretty sure I can persuade a friend who is going to Basel to take me...but not sure she would be a friend after I tell her what time we'd have to leave
Try her, maybe you can drive her there next time?

Or borrow her car and she collects it at Basel on Saturday?

Mobility cars have to be returned to origin.
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Old 23.02.2011, 23:30
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Re: Neuchatel to Basel Airport - my flight is too early!

Alternatively, you can come on late Friday night, get drunk with Basel people and take the 5:00 am bus to airport from SBB
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Old 23.02.2011, 22:53
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Re: Neuchatel to Basel Airport - my flight is too early!

Can you get to Bern? At 04:15 there is a train connection.

Do you have a car? I could drive you to Basel, drive back and park the car here.
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Old 23.02.2011, 23:00
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Can you get to Bern? At 04:15 there is a train connection.

Do you have a car? I could drive you to Basel, drive back and park the car here.
No car I'm afraid. I wonder if I could do a one way mobility to Basel and then get the bus to the airport.
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Old 23.02.2011, 22:48
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Re: Neuchatel to Basel Airport - my flight is too early!

Apart from spending the night over in a hostel in Basel or elsewhere, you might want to alternatively try 5 hours on the train.
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I have to fly back to Edinburgh this Saturday and I'm going from Basel Euroairport.

The flight is at 7.20 with check in closing at 6.40 but there is no train from Neuchatel to Basel for that time.

Is there a bus or any other option (bar a car) that could get me to Basel in a reasonable time?

Thanks in advance
You can stay at our place you silly! but you would have to book a taxi to the airport anyways (~50 CHF from our place)


EDIT: oh Adrian beat me to it!
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You can stay at our place you silly! but you would have to book a taxi to the airport anyways (~50 CHF from our place)


EDIT: oh Adrian beat me to it!


Porsch, you can't stay at mine (because I ain't no rep whore)
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Re: Neuchatel to Basel Airport - my flight is too early!

Same offer as the rest of the Basel Crew. We have no place to go on Saturday and would be happy to host you Friday night.
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