Venue & Access
SPICA 2014 will take place at:
Congress Center Basel
Please use the main entrance of the Congress Center in the street 'Riehenring', directly next to the entrance of the Swissôtel. SPICA 2014 will take place on the 2nd floor of the Congress Center (Hall 4).
Basel is a congress city with conveniently situated facilities. Basel Exhibition enjoys a downtown location, travel times are short, and the historic old town, the shopping areas and the many museums and parks can be reached comfortably on foot or in a few minutes by public transport.
If you stay in a hotel in Basel, you will receive the free Mobility-Ticket, which gives you unlimited use of all public transport in and around the city for the duration of your stay. When you check into the hotel, you will automatically be given a Mobility-Ticket.
You can reach the Congress Center Basel (Messe Basel) in the following ways:
- By Public transport: Take tram no. 1 or 2 from the Swiss or French (SBB/SNCF) railway station; you will reach Basel Exhibition in 10 minutes. From the German (DB) station (Badischer Bahnhof) you will be at "Messeplatz / Exhibition Square" in 5 minutes by tram no. 2 or 6.
Basel public transport online timetable
- By Train: Basel is an international rail hub: direct ICE, IC and EC daytime and nighttime connections from Germany, Austria, Italy France and the Benelux countries. All three of Basel’s railway stations – SBB (Switzerland), SNCF (France) and DB (Badischer Bahnhof, Germany) – are within 5-10 minutes of Basel Exhibition.
- By car: Basel is the point where the Swiss, French and German motorway networks meet. Messe Basel and the trade-fair grounds have their own motorway exit. The "Messe" exit from the A2 motorway leads directly to the fair and congress ground. There is a multi-storey car park with space for 1300 vehicles at Exhibition Square.
Route search to parking Messe Basel
Other car parks near Messe Basel