How to Reach Trier, Germany

The Easiest Way to Reach Trier


  • By Air: The closest airport to Trier is Luxembourg Airport which is about 50 km away. However, Frankfurt International Airport is also just 210 km away from where you can take a train which would take about 3 hours to reach Trier via Saarbrucken or Koblenz.
  • By Train: Trier is well connected to Saarbrucken, Koblenz and Cologne by train.
  • By Car: Trier is connected to Luxembourg and Koblenz by the European motorway E44 and to Saarbrucken by E422.


  • By Foot: The best way to travel the city is through walking as most of the attractions lie in close proximity to each other. You can also take a city tour and get a panoramic view of the city from the hill situated near the stadium.
  • By Bike: Rent a bike and travel around the whole city as it will give you the stunning views around. You can rent the bike easily from most of the stations in Trier.

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Modes of Transportation in Trier

Know about the preferred mode of transport, average time spent and average distance traveled for commute in Trier. The most preferred mode of transport in Trier is Bus/Trolleybus.

Average distance: 14.15 km Average time: 34.17 min

  • Bus/Trolleybus 30%
    Bus 25.33 min Walking 9.5 min Waiting 4.5 min Train 2.83 min Other 0.83 min Overall average time for 12.33 kms 43 min
  • Walking 20%
    Walking 18.75 min Bus 5 min Waiting 2.5 min Driving 1.75 min Overall average time for 3.43 kms 28 min
  • Train/Metro 5%
    Train 45 min Bus 30 min Waiting 15 min Walking 5 min Overall average time for 65 kms 95 min
  • Car 25%
    Driving 23.2 min Walking 0.2 min Overall average time for 18.8 kms 23.4 min
  • Bike 10%
    Bike 16.5 min Overall average time for 4 kms 16.5 min
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