Airport Bus 50 runs every seven to 30 minutes from 5am to midnight between the airport and SBB Bahnhof (Sfr4.70, 22 minutes). Buy tickets at the machine outside the arrivals hall (bills, coins and credit cards accepted). The trip by taxi costs around Sfr40.
Basel hotel guests automatically receive a 'mobility ticket' pass, providing free transport throughout the city, operated by BVB.
Without the pass, tram and bus tickets cost Sfr2.30 for short trips (maximum four stops), Sfr3.80 for longer trips within Basel and Sfr9.90 for a day pass.