Basel Zoo is in the middle of the city. The pedestrian routes to the zoo are well signposted. It takes 5-10 minutes on foot from the city centre or the main railway station (Basel SBB).
Motorists can choose between two multi-storey car parks located at Heuwaage, five minutes' walk from the zoo.
By tram, take the number 1 or 8 to the "Zoo Bachletten" stop or tram number 2 or bus number 34 or 36 to the "Zoo Dorenbach" stop, or tram number 10 or 17 to the "Zoo" stop.