Due to the current situation concerning coronavirus, the Basel Zoo will remain closed until further notice.
Visit the Zoo
Your visit - Access

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.

Information on getting to the zoo can be found on the following websites:

Attractive combined tickets for train travel and zoo admission are available at www.railaway.ch (SBB in Switzerland) or www.bahn.de (Deutsche Bahn in Germany).

Public transport in Basel: www.bvb.ch

You can find information about Basel on the following websites: