General information about Basel
CountrySwitzerland
Region Basel-City BS
Region 2Basel-Stadt 1200
Region 3Basel 2701
Population164,488
Time ZoneEurope/Zurich
Cost of living in Basel
Expenses - USD/Month.Min.Med.
Accommodation 494 691
Food 498 832
Transportation 61 292
Communications and utilities 118 155
Clothing 38 141
Sports and leisure 51 190
Total1,2602,301
Accommodation in Basel USD/Month.
Shared room outside of centre499
Shared room in city centre698
1 bedroom apartment outside of centre833
1 bedroom apartment in city centre1,030
Coordinates of Basel
Time ZoneEurope/Zurich
GMT +1
DST +2
Latitude47.558390000
Longitude7.573270000
Elevation (STRM3)279 m.
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Cost of living and prices in Basel

Restaurants
Meal Inexpensive Restaurant 1 pers. 20.6 USD
Meal Mid-range Restaurant 2 pers. 90.6 USD
Meal McMeal at McDonalds 1 pc. 15.1 USD
Drinks Domestic Beer 0.5 liters 6.5 USD
Drinks Imported Beer 0.33 liters 6.3 USD
Drinks Coke/Pepsi 0.33 liters 3.9 USD
Drinks Water 0.33 liters 3.3 USD
Drinks Cappuccino Portion 4.5 USD
Markets
Food Water 1.5 liters 1.5 USD
Food Loaf Bread 500 g. 2.8 USD
Food Eggs 12 pc. 5.9 USD
Food Milk 1 liter 1.6 USD
Food Onion 1 kg. 2.2 USD
Food Lettuce 1 head 2.4 USD
Food Rice white 1 kg. 2.5 USD
Food Potato 1 kg. 2.9 USD
Food Potato 1 kg. 3.9 USD
Food Cheese Local 1 kg. 25.7 USD
Meat Chicken Breasts 1 kg. 27.3 USD
Fruits Apples 1 kg. 3.4 USD
Fruits Banana 1 kg. 3.3 USD
Fruits Oranges 1 kg. 4.5 USD
Alcohol Wine, Mid-Range 1 bottle 15.1 USD
Alcohol Domestic Beer 0.5 liters 1.8 USD
Alcohol Imported Beer 0.33 liters 1.9 USD
Cigarettes Marlboro 1 pack 8.1 USD
Transportation
Public transport| One-way 1 ticket 3.6 USD
Public transport| Monthly Pass 1 month 76.5 USD
Taxi Taxi Start Start 6.8 USD
Taxi Normal Tariff 1 km 3.4 USD
Taxi Waiting 1 hour 70.4 USD
Fuel Gasoline 1 liter 1.5 USD
Automobile Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline 1 pc. 23,643.0 USD
Entertainment
Sport Fitness Club Fee 1 month 89.2 USD
Sport Tennis Court Rent 1 hour 36.1 USD
Rest Cinema, International Release 1 seat 19.1 USD
Goods
Clothing Jeans, Levis 501 1 Pair 115.4 USD
Clothing Summer Dress in Zara, H&M 1 pc. 58.1 USD
Shoes Nike Running Shoes 1 pair 132.1 USD
Shoes Men Leather Business Shoes 1 pair 168.2 USD
Accommodation
Rent Apartment Apartment in City Centre 1 bedroom 1,287.8 USD
Rent Apartment Apartment Outside of Centre 1 bedroom 1,041.9 USD
Rent Apartment Apartment in City Centre 3 bedrooms 2,615.8 USD
Rent Apartment Apartment Outside of Centre 3 bedrooms 1,870.1 USD
Utilities Electricity, Heating... for 85m2 1 month 232.5 USD
Communication Mobile Calls 1 min. 0.3 USD
Communication Unlimited Internet 1 month 48.0 USD
Buy Apartment Apartment in City Centre 1 sq. meter 9,054.7 USD
Buy Apartment Apartment Outside of Centre 1 sq. meter 7,948.1 USD
Salary Disposable Salary 1 month 3,863.1 USD
Mortgage Interest Rate 1 year 1.46%
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Weather, climate, temperature by months in Basel

SeasonAutumnWinterSpringSummer
MonthSepOctNovDecJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugYear
Record high°C33272119162123283436393639
Average high°C1913753610141922242314
Average temperature°C149421259131618189
Average low°C10620-1-11581113136
Record low°C-1-5-13-18-21-21-12-5-1265-21
RainDays77675567788881
FogDays9131189854432581
Average precipitationMm.8070605040405070809010090820
Relative humidity%70778081807468636364636471
Wind speedKm/h4556767655545
Monthly sunshineHours15386402629621061351671862221891401
Day LengthHours1311109101113141617161513
Dew point°C11720-1-103711121263
Growing degree-day°C15000000001292082842581030
Atmosphere pressureBar97397397297297297097096897097197297211655
Solar radiation, globalMj/m2127434711151819191711
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Basel - Closest airports

Total 10 items.
TitleRegionCountrySize
3 kmEuroAirport Basel-Mulhouse-Freiburg AirportBâle/MulhouseL
27 kmGrenchen AirportGrenchenM
37 kmMontbéliard-Courcelles AirfieldMontbéliard/CourcellesM
39 kmColmar-Houssen AirportColmar/HoussenM
45 kmBern Belp AirportBernM
46 kmZürich AirportZurichL
47 kmEmmen Air BaseM
49 kmLes Eplatures AirportLa Chaux-de-FondsM
51 kmDübendorf Air BaseZurichM
53 kmDonaueschingen-Villingen AirportDonaueschingenM

Cities close to Basel

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   Month1-101-101-10
41 km SwitzerlandZurichZurich341,7301,368 USD8.88.49.5
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109 km SwitzerlandTicinoLugano26,3651,060 USD8.07.29.0
37 km SwitzerlandBernBern121,6311,118 USD8.28.48.8
73 km SwitzerlandSaint GallenSankt Gallen70,572
90 km SwitzerlandGrisonsChur32,429
49 km SwitzerlandFribourgFribourg32,827
43 km SwitzerlandNeuchâtelNeuchatel31,270