Basler Personenschifffahrt

Shipping Rheinfelden - Basel

Cruising on the Rhine between Rheinfelden and Basel. On the big lock trip you will enjoy the wind, the landscape and the delicious food on board.

Great lock ride.

In the middle of the city of Basel the ship departs and after 2.5 hours reaches Rheinfelden. On the way the guests enjoy a great view of the Swiss and German side of the Rhine. Beautiful landscapes, small villages and towns pass by. Another highlight: On the trip from Basel to Rheinfelden the two locks Birsfelden and Augst are passed.

Timetable and tickets

Rhystärn, Schiff der Basler Personenschifffahrt, aus der Luft bei der Schleuse Birsfelden


The new flagship of the Basler Personenschifffahrt is the Rhystärn. The ship has room for up to 700 people and impresses with generous window fronts and a cozy deck with bar. From here you can enjoy a great view and feel like you've really arrived on vacation.

Panoramadeck Rhystärn Schiff der Basler Personenschifffahrt

Tea Time uff em Rhy.

Celebrate the afternoon with friends on the Rhystärn. From 2 to 4 p.m., enjoy a fine selection of sweet and savory pastries, homemade scones and local tea from London Tea of Spalenberg. Let the Basel city scenery pass you by and indulge in a fine Tea Time on the Rhine.

Detailed information

Tea Time Basler Personenschifffahrt Schifffahrt

In the restaurant you can enjoy regional dishes, such as SwissShrimp from Rheinfelden and refreshing drinks. The ship can also be rented as a whole: For birthday parties, corporate events or weddings.


Steuerhaus Rhystärn, Schiff der Basler Personenschifffahrt, bei der Schleuse Birsfelden

Group offer at a fixed price

Enjoy a day on the Rhine with your group of 10 or more and then visit the town of Rheinfelden on a guided tour of the old town, the Feldschlösschen brewery, the Riburg salt works or the shrimp farm.

More information

Timetable big lock trip

Thursday & Saturday: April 6 - October 14, 2023
Tuesday, Thursday & Saturday: 20 June - 29 August 2023, 3 - 10 October 2023


Prices big lock trip

Basel - Rheinfelden: CHF 26.-
Rheinfelden - Basel: CHF 22.-
Basel - Rheinfelden - Basel: CHF 48.-

Children (6 - 15 years): CHF 5.-/distance

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Contact and booking

Basler Passenger Shipping AG
Westquaistrasse 62
4057 Basel
+41 61 639 95 00

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