Basel forms the centre of the idyllic border triangle of France, Germany and Switzerland, nestling between the Swiss Jura mountains, the Black Forest of Baden, Germany, and the Vosges mountains of Alsace, France. Most major European cities are served by direct flights; good train connections are available to other cities. Below is a list of the most important distances.
Located in the centre of Europe, Basel is a major transportation hub. Its three railway stations not only offer excellent connections to far and wide but are also all situated in the very heart of the city.