Basel Airport
Euroairport Basel Mulhouse Freiburg
Basel Airport (BSL)

Avis Car Rental Basel Airport

Avis Basel Airport Car Hire

The official name for Basel Airport is Euro Airport Basel-Mulhouse-Freiburg, since the airport sits actually on French soil but is officially a Swiss airport. Basel Airport is located less than 4 miles or 7 km distance from the city of Basel.

Passengers with a car rental arrangement will find there are two different sectors of the terminal, each with several car hire stations. Avis, Europcar, Hertz, National and Sixt have their counters in the French sector in hall 1 on level 2. Avis Basel Airport can also be found in the Swiss sector, where passengers will also find car hire stations for suppliers Europcar, Hertz and Sixt on level 2 in hall 4.

Booking car rental online is not just quick and convenient, it is typically also much cheaper, since the latest discounted deals always appear first online and there are typically additional discounts to be found, which are not available to customers booking in person at the airport. Avis car hire Basel Airport can be contacted via the official websites at:

It is also possible to speak to the car rental stations directly by calling either the French or the Swiss car hire desk, depending on which sector passengers will arrive in with their airline. The Avis Basel Airport hire station in the French sector can be contacted by telephone on +33 (0) 3 89 90 2939 or by fax on +33 (0) 3 89 90 49 24. The Swiss sector rental desk for Avis car hire Basel Airport can be contacted by telephone on +41 (0) 61 325 2840 or by fax on +41 (0) 61 325 2856.

There is a service station located in the French sector in car park F6, which opens Mondays to Thursdays from 08.00 am to 12.00 noon and from 02.00 pm to 06.00 pm. On Fridays the service station’s opening hours are from 08.00 am to 12.00 noon and from 02.00 pm to 05.00 pm. There is also a petrol station located in this sector which is right next to car park F6 and opens for business 24 hours a day all year round. In the Swiss sector the petrol station is also open 24 hours a day all year round. It is located adjacent to car park S3.

Travelling to and from the airport is easy and convenient, since the airport is well connected to the Swiss, French and German motorway network as well as to the rail network of all three countries via the train stations in central Basel and at Saint Louis.

Motorists with a hired car should follow the sign-posting out of the airport complex and onto the A35 motorway, which links Basel Airport with Basel and Mulhouse.

Avis car hire Basel Airport can supply all manner of vehicles at very affordable prices. An Economy vehicle like the Skoda Fabia is large enough for up to 5 passengers and comes as either a 3- or 5-door option with air conditioning and CD player.

In the Compact class Avis Basel Airport can offer cars like the Volkswagen Golf, which has room for up to 5 people and space for 3 suitcases. The car comes as a manual transmission option with air conditioning. The slightly larger, more powerful Intermediate class from Avis Basel Airport includes vehicles like the Ford Focus C Max, a 5-door car with seating for 5 passengers and room for 2 large and 2 small suitcases. The car has a manual transmission, CD player and air conditioning.

Day trips into the lovely Alsace region – to Colmar or Strasbourg for example – are an unforgettable experience. The region is famous for its fruity, pleasant white wines and beautiful historic cities, towns and picturesque villages. The Alsace is a popular spot for walkers, hikers, mountain bikers and climbers. It takes only 50 minutes to drive to Colmar and just an hour into either direction to reach Zurich, Berne or Lucerne.

For further information about Avis car rental Basel Airport, please visit the official airport website at or go to the web addresses, or

Available Car Hire Providers
Arrivals | Departures | Destinations | Car Hire

© Copyright 2018 Basel Airport