In Rheinfelden mit dem Schiff aus Basel ankommen Inseli

Arrival & Parking

At the highest point of the navigable Rhine and just 20 km from Basel lies the town of Rheinfelden, which can be reached by train and boat, as well as via the A3 motorway. There are several car parks on site. A dense bus network makes it easy to reach the outlying districts and the German sister city. The old town is car-free and can be reached on foot from the railway station.

How to get there.

By public transport

Rheinfelden can be reached by Interregio 36 from Zurich main station in just under an hour, and in the opposite direction from Basel in 12 minutes. S-Bahn trains run from Rheinfelden to Laufenburg.

Timetable of the SBB

By car / coach

You can reach Rheinfelden via the A3 between Basel and Zurich.

From Basel take exit 14 "Rheinfelden West". Exit 15 "Rheinfelden Ost" is the fastest way to the old town, as well as to Reha Rheinfelden and the wellness world «sole uno».

By ship

From Basel the boat comes to Rheinfelden several times a week in summer. The big lock trip is a great experience for those for whom the journey is the destination. The boat trip takes 2 to 3 hours, depending on the direction.

Timetable of the Basler Personenschifffahrt

The old town is car-free and thus invites you to go shopping without any disturbance from traffic. Cycling is permitted at walking pace.

Shopping in the old town

Marktgasse in der Altstadt beim Rathaus Rheinfelden

Parking spaces & car parks

Parking is available either in the Rheinparking, at the Storchennest car park or in one of the public car parks.

Park + Pool spaces are located after the roundabout in the direction of Magden (motorway exit "Rheinfelden West") or at the parking lot Sportanlagen Schiffacker/Engerfeld. Vehicles may be parked for a maximum of 24 hours. Parking is free of charge at all facilities.

For cars and minibuses the rear part of the Schützenparkplatz is available near the old town.
Parking hours are subject to charges:
Mon. - Fri. 08.00 - 20.00 / Sat. 08.00 - 17.00
Maximum parking time: no limit

For loading/unloading guests there is a transfer area in front of the Confiserie Café Graf at the boat station. Follow the signs to Rheinfelden Schifflände.

Public charging stations for electric cars are available at the Schützenweg car park, the Park Hotel on the Rhine and the Rheinfelden Health Centre.

You can find more charging stations at

Bicycle and bicycle parking in the old town.

Are you coming to Rheinfelden by bike? Here you can park your bike during a guided tour of the town, a stroll through the old town or a visit to a restaurant.

Bicycle parking spaces

Veloständer Schifflände Marktgasse Rheinfelden

Cross-border Rheinfelden city bus.

The Rheinfelden city bus connects the two towns of Rheinfelden (Baden) and Rheinfelden (Switzerland) every half hour. It serves the railway stations and the main residential areas on both sides of the Rhine.
The red minibus with the number 7312 is a handicapped accessible vehicle.


Grenzüberschreitender Stadtbus Rheinfelden Südbadenbus auf der Rheinbrücke mit Sicht auf die Altstadt

Do you need assistance with planning?

The Tourismus Rheinfelden team will be happy to help you. You can reach us by telephone, e-mail or on site at the tourist office. This is located directly at the town hall and forms the town office together with the residents' registration office of the town of Rheinfelden.

Our opening hours:
Monday: 13.30 - 18.30 hrs
Tuesday - Friday: 8.00 - 12.00 | 13.30 - 17.00 hrs
Every 1st & 3rd Saturday of the month: 8.00 - 12.00 hrs.

More about us

Team Tourismus Rheinfelden auf der Rathaustreppe

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