How to get to Strasbourg

By air

Getting to Strasbourg by air is quite easy, judging Strasbourg Airport is situated at 10 km from the city centre, and it is easily reachable from other international airports like Karlsruhe-Baden and Basel-Mulhouse. What is convenient about it is its proximity to several airports located nearby Strasbourg, which provide cheaper opportunities in terms of flights and offer sundry alternatives made available by the airline companies operating at the respective airports.

The best examples are: Karlsruhe-Baden Airport with an airline company such as Ryanair, situated at 40 km from Strasbourg, and Basel-Mulhouse-Freiburg Airport with Easyjet operating at it.

Strasbourg International Airport

Strasbourg International Airport is situated at 10 km from the center of Strasbourg. It is known to be a small airport. However, it provides a number of facilities like a bar, a café, a newspaper stand, and two restaurants offering traditional Alsatian specialties such as Tarte Flambée or Fois Gras. There is also a special bar, located on the first floor, where you can taste home-made beer.

Name:
Strasbourg International Airport
Address:
Highway D221, Entzheim, Strasbourg, France
Telephone:
0033 3 88 64 67 67
Fax:
0033 3 88 64 69 32
Email:
aeroport.information@strasbourg.cci.fr
Website:
www.strasbourg.aeroport.fr

By train

Having the second largest train station in France, after Paris, Strasbourg is connected with other parts of the country, as well as with other countries like Switzerland, Germany, Belgium, and other European countries. In 2007, the TGV (high speed train) railway between Paris and Strasbourg was inaugurated, which shortened the usual 4-hour journey to only 2 hours and 20 minutes. The Strasbourg railway station, located in the city center, is the terminal for trains operating between Strasbourg and Offenburg (Germany) which also provide fast journeys around the province of Alsace.

Name:
Strasbourg SNCF Station
Telephone:
0008 92 35 35 35
Website:
www.sncf.fr

By bus

Strasbourg doesn't have an official bus station. Even so, Strasbourg is reachable from sundry major European destinations, such as Barcelona, Budapest, London, Frankfurt, Vienna, Amsterdam, Venice, and so on. Eurolines is the main agency providing the necessary bus connections. Although Eurolines Agency doesn’t have an office in Strasbourg, you can still find the information you want, surfing their official website. It is useful to know that Eurolines buses stop at their parking places, near the Citroen car shop, which is located close to the Stade de la Meineau.

Website:
www.eurolines.com

By car

By car, Strasbourg is reachable from the East, the South, the North, as well as from the West. Therefore, choosing the A4 (Paris, Benelux) highway (from the West) means a 4-hour journey from Paris to Strasbourg. Opting for the Southern A 35 highway from Lyon to Strasbourg (Switzerland, Lyon) will result in a 5-hour journey. There is also the Eastern and Northern way, via Germany, using the A5 highway. Strasbourg-Mulhouse connects Strasbourg with the rest of the French motorway network. Advantages: Strasbourg is at 15-minute car drive from the Hamburg-Frankfurt-Basel-Genova or Milan motorway.

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