TRAFFIC & ACCESSIBILITY

Tired of endless traffic jams? Here you can get from A to B quickly – and important destinations such as Frankfurt Airport are right outside your door.

Car

Car

From Kaiserslautern, the center of the West Palatinate, it is only around 45 minutes by car to Saarbrücken, Mannheim and Mainz, 60 minutes to Frankfurt Airport and 90 minutes to Karlsruhe thanks to the good motorway connection. Depending on your location in the region, the travel time is sometimes significantly reduced.
Train

Train

Important destinations can be reached quickly from the regional transport hub in Kaiserslautern. Saarbrücken and Mannheim are within a commuting distance (approx. 40 minutes) and Frankfurt Airport is also well connected (90 minutes). Paris can be reached by ICE/TGV in just 150 minutes.

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long-distance buses

long-distance buses

You can reach numerous European cities by taking the long-distance bus. From Kaiserslautern to Berlin, Munich, Brussels, Paris, Vienna or Luxembourg. From Zweibrücken & Pirmasens you can get to Bucharest via Munich, Vienna and Budapest. Neighboring destinations such as Mainz and Frankfurt are also easy to reach.

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Plane

Plane

45 minutes from Kirchheimbolanden to Frankfurt Airport, 50 minutes from Lauterecken to Frankfurt-Hahn Airport, 25 minutes from Zweibrücken to Saarbrücken Airport. The way to the next airport is never a long one in West Palatinate. Germany's largest commercial airport, Frankfurt Airport, is only a one hour drive from the center of Kaiserslautern.
Public Transport

Public Transport

The West Palatinate is part of the Rhein-Neckar transport association (VRN). This connects us with the metropolitan region of the same name, with cities such as Speyer, Ludwigshafen, Mannheim and Heidelberg. Insider tip: With the VRN ticket you can even get to Würzburg and Wissembourg (France).

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Carpooling

Carpooling

Carpooling on the daily commute to work takes the strain off your wallet and protects the climate. Reason enough to start looking for a carpool. A look at the net will help you further.

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Rental bike systems

Rental bike Systems

Nextbike, Germany's largest bike rental system, has also been available in Kaiserslautern since 2017. Find out about the terms of use and locations in the city.

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Carsharing

Carsharing

The provider Stadtmobil Rhein-Neckar AG enables a total of six stations in Kaiserslautern to use car sharing offers in the West Palatinate as well.

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Park & Ride

Park & Ride

Around 25 passenger parking spaces in the West Palatinate provide the necessary infrastructure to create carpools on the daily route to the workplace and thus relieve nature.

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E-Scooter

E-Scooter

In Kaiserslautern it is now also possible to comfortably reach your destination with an e-scooter. Find out the most important details and locations.

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Shuttle-Service

Shuttle-Service

If you want to get to your destination as comfortably as possible, for example at Frankfurt Airport, you can also take advantage of one of the numerous driver services on longer routes.

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