How to Reach Strasbourg


Strasbourg is one of the best-connected European cities, with bus, train and good road links.

Airports serving Strasbourg:

  • Strasbourg International Airport (SXB) – 10 minutes from the city by rail
  • Basel-Mulhouse-Freiburg Airport (EAP) – 80 minutes away by train
  • Karlsruhe/Baden-Baden Airport (FKB)–60 km away
  • Frankfurt International Airport (FRA) – Three hours away

By Rail– Most major European destinations are now less than 3 hours away

  • SNCF (French Railways)
  • Deutsche Bahn (German Railways)

By Road

  • West – Paris (4 hours) and Luxemborg (2 hours 15 minutes)
  • South – Lyon (5 hours) and Switzerland
  • North and East – Germany


  • The city is pedestrianized; meaning one of the best ways to get around is by bicycle on bike lanes. A good number of places at convenient locations rent out cycles.
  • Public transport revolves around buses and trams – both of which are covered under a single ticketing system. Tickets can be availed at tubas, tourist offices, or from vending machines at tram stops.
  • Frequent users should look into the Euro pass ticket.
  • Once you’re close, cars are left on the perimeter, where an excellent public transport system, including popular tram service, takes over, as the city centre is pedestrianized.