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Last update: 02/09/2010 08:12


There are many ways one can travel to Trier. Please see below for detailed information.

By Rail

Trier Central Station is located near the center of Trier. From there you can easily reach your destinations in the city by foot, bus or taxi.

Intercity and Intercity Express trains will stop at Trier. There are direct and indirect connections, e.g. the hourly Intercity connections from Frankfurt and Cologne or the Intercity Express from Berlin.

For more details and an overview of distances to the main stations of large European cities please refer to the Site of the Tourist Information Trier.

As time-tables are subject of change please refer to the websites of your countries railway companies or the website of the German railroad company There you will also find special discounts for early bookers, groups, etc.

By Car

Trier is directly connected to the German Autobahn network. You can reach Trier within 5-7 hours from many cities like London, Amsterdam, Hamburg or Munich.

For more details and for an overview of distances to large European cities please refer to the Site of the Tourist Information Trier.

We suggest that you use a navigation system to let you guide to the event location.

By Plane

Trier does not have its own airport but there are several international and national airports located around Trier from where you can get to the city within reasonable time.

Closest to Trier is Luxembourg International Airport. From there the Airport Liner Coach will bring you directly to your destination in Trier and back within about thirty minutes.

For private pilots there is Föhren Airport from where you can reach Trier within ten minutes by car.

You can also land at the international airports Köln/Bonn and Frankfurt/Main. From there you can get to Trier by rail within less than three hours – there are Intercity train connections every hour. By car it will you take approximately two hours to get to Trier from there.

Some smaller airports which are also approached by international airlines, are Frankfurt-Hahn, Zweibrücken, and Saarbrücken.

Frankfurt-Hahn will be approached by RyanAir, Belavia, Iceland Express, Wizz Air from various European cities. You can get to Trier by Shuttle Bus or by car in about an hour.

For more details and further links please refer to the Site of the Tourist Information Trier.