Transportation

How to get to Strasbourg

Area map | Travel by plane | Travel by train | Travel by bus | Travel by car | Public transport in Strasbourg
Boat trip departure | Trams in Strasbourg

Area map

Area map

By plane

4 INTERNATIONAL AIRPORTS NEARBY

Daily shuttle/tram from the TGV Station or Hilton Hotel (Opposite the Convention Centre)

  • Strasbourg International Airport
  • Basel/Mulhouse/Freiburg Airport
    • www.euroairport.com
    • cca 130 km
    • connection by train
      • leave the airport by the French exit (be aware there are 2 exits and the other takes you in to Switzerland)
      • take the bus or a taxi to St Louis, which is 3-4 km away
      • from there you can take a direct train to Strasbourg which takes a bit over an hour
  • Zurich Airport
    • www.zurich-airport.com
    • cca 140 km
    • connection by train
      • Zürich Flughafen railway station – Strasbourg (aprox 130 min)
      • see details here
  • Baden/Karlsruhe Airport
  • Frankfurt Airport (Fraport)

More information on traveling to Strasbourg by plane - click here.

By train

After Paris, Strasbourg has second largest railway station in France offering a wide range of train connections with other parts of the country, as well as with Germany, Switzerland, Belgium, Netherlands and other European countries.

TGV East Paris-Budapes / TGV Rhine-Rhone Hamburg Marseille

As from 2007, Strasbourg is connected to Paris with a special train called the TGV (train de grande vitesse - high-speed train). This means that instead of usual 4 hours of journey from Strasbourg to Paris, the two cities are now only 2 hours and 20 minutes apart. In addition, the time of travelling between Strasbourg and other European cities has been shortened considerately. If you're looking for the best price of train journeys, check out the night connections as they are usually the cheapest ones.

Strasbourg railway station, which is situated in the very town centre, provides a travel with 'Rhine-metro' which operates between Strasbourg and German city of Offenburg on a daily basis, and a fast travel around the province of Alsace with the TER Alsace regional rail network. Consult additional information at:

Strasbourg SNCF station
Place de la Gare - 67000 STRASBOURG
Tel 08 92 35 35 35
www.sncf.fr

By bus

Although Strasbourg doesn't have an official bus station for international bus trips, the city can be reached by bus from few mayor European destinations due to the offers of Eurolines travelling agency. This agency provides bus connections with Strasbourg and cities like Amsterdam, Barcelona, Budapest, Krakow, London, Zurich, Frankfurt, Vienna, Venice, etc. As Eurolines don't have official offices in Strasbourg, the best way to find out more about bus connections with Strasbourg is to check their official web site. And a small tip - the Eurolines buses stop at their official parking place, near the Citroen car shop, close to the Stade de la Meinau.

More information - www.eurolines.com.

By car

Strasbourg is at the crossroads of Paris-Lyon A35 and east A4 motorways.

Direct links to Benelux / German motorways (A5).

See the map for details.

Public transport in Strasbourg

To reach the venue/Strasbourg Convention Centre from the city centre

From a centrally located tram crossroad station „Homme de Fer“ take tram LINE B to station “Lycée Kléber”  (4 stops in direction Hoenheim Gare); walk from the station towards the Mercure hotel, the venue is just behind it.

Buy public transport tickets for discounted EDTNA/ERCA Participant price - details here

Evening Boat trip departure

To get from venue to the boat/European Parliament embankment: 20 min walk or take tram LINE E from „Lycée Kléber“ (2 stops, direction Robertsau Boecklin) or from "Wacken" (1 stop, direction Robertsau Boecklin) to „European Parliament and then follow on foot.

Boat trip departure

Strasbourg tram

See the map of Strasbourg tram below.

   
Strasbourg Tram TRAM_STRASBOURG.pdf 85.061 kB
 
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