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Air

Strasbourg’s international airport is 17km southwest of the city centre (towards Molsheim), near the village of Entzheim. The airport is served by major carriers such as Air France, KLM, Iberia and budget airline Ryanair (London Stansted). Flights link Strasbourg to cities elsewhere in Europe, including London, Amsterdam, Madrid and Vienna, and domestic destinations including Paris, Nice, Lille and Lyon.

A speedy shuttle train links the airport to the train station (€4.30, nine minutes, four hourly); the ticket also covers your onward tram journey into the city centre.

Bus

The Eurolines office is situated south of Grande Île on place de l'Étoile. Take tram line A or D to the Étoile Bourse stop. Eurolines buses arrive and depart from the same square.

Strasbourg city bus 21 links the Jean Jaurès tram terminus with Kehl (€1.70, 13 minutes), the German town just across the Rhine.

Car & Motorcycle

The following rental companies have offices in the south wing of the train station:

Avis

Europcar

Sixt

Train

Built in 1883, the Gare Centrale was given a 120m-long, 23m-high glass façade and underground galleries in order to welcome the TGV Est Européen in grand style. On the Grande Île, tickets are available at the SNCF Boutique.

Domestic

Destinations within France:

Lille €128 to €151, four hours, 17 daily

Lyon €54 to €194, 4½ hours, 14 daily

Marseille €85 to €208, 6¾ hours, 16 daily

Metz €27.80, 1½ hours, 16 daily

Nancy €26.80, 1½ hours, 12 daily

Paris €90 to €113, 1¾ hours, 19 daily

From Strasbourg, there are trains to Route des Vins destinations including the following:

Colmar €12.60, 30 minutes, 30 daily

Dambach-la-Ville €9.40 to €10.30, one hour, 12 daily

Obernai €6.50, 29 to 31 minutes, 20 daily

Sélestat €9.20, 17 to 33 minutes, 46 daily

International

If you take the Eurostar via Paris or Lille, London is just 5¼ hours away. Direct services include the following:

Basel SNCF €24.70, 1¼ hours, 25 daily

Brussels-Nord €135 to €206, 5¼ hours, 10 daily

Karlsruhe €26 to €36.80, 39 to 70 minutes, 16 daily

Stuttgart €50 to €81, 1¼ to 2¼ hours, 11 daily