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.

Know about the preferred mode of transport, average time spent and average distance traveled for commute in Strasbourg. The most preferred mode of transport in Strasbourg is Bike.

Average distance: 13.31 km Average time: 25.38 min

  • Bike 42.86%
    Bike 10.33 min Overall average time for 3.17 kms 10.33 min
  • Bus/Trolleybus 14.29%
    Bus 15 min Walking 5 min Train 4 min Waiting 3 min Overall average time for 12 kms 27 min
  • Car 42.86%
    Driving 25 min Walking 3.33 min Overall average time for 25 kms 28.33 min
Route Distance Time
Kehl to Strasbourg 7.6 km 7 mins
Barr to Strasbourg 38.33 km 38 mins
Niederbronn-les-bains to Strasbourg 42.18 km 42 mins
Freiburg im breisgau to Strasbourg 65.16 km 1 hour 5 mins
Colmar to Strasbourg 70.37 km 1 hour 10 mins
Karlsruhe to Strasbourg 86.52 km 1 hour 26 mins
Queidersbach to Strasbourg 88.04 km 1 hour 28 mins
Kaiserslautern to Strasbourg 94.36 km 1 hour 34 mins
Hütschenhausen to Strasbourg 96.96 km 1 hour 36 mins
Otterbach to Strasbourg 99.54 km 1 hour 39 mins
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