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Reopening Vitra Campus

As of Monday, 11 May 2020, the Vitra Campus and Vitra Design Museum are open to visitors from 12 to 5 pm daily. This applies to the current exhibitions of the Vitra Design Museum as well as the shops in the museum, Vitra Schaudepot and VitraHaus. The VitraHaus is currently undergoing minor renovations on the occasion of its ten-year anniversary. The upper floors of the VitraHaus will hence remain closed until the reopening. The reception area and the shop on the ground floor have however been opened to visitors again.

The VitraHaus Café will offer hot meals daily from 12 to 5 pm from Monday, 18 May 2020. The Depot Deli will be open to visitors again from Wednesday, May 20, Wednesday to Sunday from 10 am to 3 pm. Until then a selection of drinks and snacks will be available to take away.

Vitra Campus:
Mon-Sun: 12 pm-5 pm

VitraHaus Café:
Mon-Sun: 12 pm-5 pm

Depot Deli:
Wed-Sun: 10 am-3 pm

Coronavirus / COVID-19 FAQ

Vitra Campus
Charles-Eames-Str. 2
D-79576 Weil am Rhein

+49 (0)7621 702 3500
Mon-Sun: 12pm-5pm


With public transportation:

  • From train station Basel Badischer Bahnhof: Bus 55 to bus stop “Vitra“ (approx. 15 min) or by train with the Deutsche Bahn to Weil am Rhein (one stop, approx. 5 min).*

  • From train station Basel SBB, Barfüsserplatz, Claraplatz, Kleinhüningen: Tram 8 to terminal stop “Weil am Rhein Bahnhof/Zentrum“.*

  • From Euroairport Basel/Mulhouse: Bus 50 to train station Basel SBB (approx. 15 min), change to Tram 8 to terminal stop “Weil am Rhein Bahnhof/Zentrum“.*

  • From train station Weil am Rhein: Follow the signs to the Vitra Campus along Müllheimer Str. (duration approx. 15 min, walking distance approx. 1 km).
* Note: Please check your ticket to ensure that it is valid in Germany.

By car:
  • From Germany: Autobahn A5 Karlsruhe-Basel, exit 69 Weil am Rhein, turn left and follow the signs to the Vitra Design Museum.

  • From Switzerland: Autobahn A5 Basel-Karlsruhe, exit 69 Weil am Rhein, turn left and follow the signs to the Vitra Design Museum.

  • From France: From Strasbourg via border crossing at Palmrain Bridge (D), E 35 to the Vitra Campus.

Shuttle service «24 Stops»:
  • From Fondation Beyeler, Riehen (Switzerland): On Saturdays, Sundays and public holidays (March – October) at 11:30 a.m. & 3:30 p.m. from departure point «Waterspout» by Tobias Rehberger (Bachtelenweg). 6 Euros per person, children free. Pay (cash only) on the «24 Stops» shuttle. No minimum number of passengers. Please find more information here.

Directions map (PDF)

Extra Tips

If you want to spend time in the Basel region - at the tripoint where three countries meet - as well as at the Vitra Campus, here are a few tips:

Museums / gastronomy
Basel Museum of Fine Arts
Fondation Beyeler
Restaurants in Basel
The Museum Pass
Tinguely Museum

Southern Germany

Public transport connection
BVB (Basel)
RVL (Lörrach)
SBB (Basel)