By air

Main international airports in Germany are: Frankfurt Airport (FRA), Berlin Airport (TXL) and Munich Airport (MUC).

The national carrier Lufthansa offers flights from many European countries to Germany. Lufthansa destinations include:
Albania (Tirana),
Austria (Graz, Innsbruck, Klagenfurt, Linz, Vienna),
Belarus (Misnk),
Belgium (Brussels),
Bosnia and Herzegovina (Sarajevo),
Bulgaria (Sofia),
Croatia (Zagreb),
Cyprus (Larnaca),
Czech Republic (Prague),
Denmark (Billund, Copenhagen),
Estonia (Tallinn),
Finland (Helsinki),
France (Bastia, Lyon, Marseilles, Nice, Paris, Toulouse),
Greece (Athens),
Hungary (Balaton, Budapest),
Ireland (Dublin),
Iceland (Reykjavik),
Italy (Ancona, Bologna, Cagliari, Catania, Florence, Genoa, Milan, Naples, Pisa, Rome, Trieste, Turin, Venice, Verona),
Latvia (Riga),
Lithuania (Vilnius),
Netherlands (Amsterdam),
Norway (Bergen, Oslo, Stavanger),
Poland (Gdańsk, Katowice, Kraków, Poznań, Rzeszów, Warsaw, Wroc³aw),
Portugal (Faro, Lisbon, Porto),
Romania (Bucharest, Cluj Napoca, Sibiu, Timiŗoara),
Russia (Ekaterinburg, Kazan, Moscow, Nizhny Novgorod, Perm, Rostov, Saint Petersburg),
Serbia (Belgrade),
Spain (Barcelona, Bilbao, Madrid, Málaga, Palma de Mallorca, Valencia),
Sweden (Gothenburg, Stockholm),
Switzerland (Berne, Geneva, Zürich),
Turkey (Ankara, Istanbul, İzmir),
Ukraine (Donetsk, Kyiv, Lviv),
United Kingdom (Birmingham, Bristol, London, Manchester, Newquay, Newcastle, Edinburgh, Glasgow).

Other airlines that offer flights to Germany include: Adria Airways, Aegean Airlines, Aer Lingus, Aeroflot, Air Adriatic, Air Berlin, Air Berlin, Air France, Air Malta, Air Moldova, Albanian Airlines, Alitalia, Austrian Airlines, B&H Airlines, Belavia, British Airways, Brussels Airlines, Bulgaria Air, Croatia Airlines, CSA, Cyprus Airways, Estonian Air, Finnair, Flybe, Iberia, Icelandair, KLM, Lithuanian Airlines, LOT, Luxair, Malev, Montenegro Airlines, Olympic Airlines, SAS, Spanair, Swiss Airlines, TAP, Turkish Airlines and Ukraine Airlines.

Frankfurt Airport: www.airport-frankfurt.de
Berlin Airport: www.berlin-airport.de
Munich Airport: www.munich-airport.de
Lufthansa schedules: www.lufthansa.com

By sea

Main sea ports in Germany are Bremen, Bremerhaven, Hamburg, Rostock and Kiel. There are ferry services to Germany from Denmark, Latvia, Lithuania, the Netherlands, Norway, Russia and the United Kingdom. Such companies that offer routes to Germany are for example DFDS Seaways and Stena Line.

Bremen Ports: www.bremen-ports.de
Port of Hamburg: www.hafen-hamburg.de
Rostock Port: www.rostock-port.de
Port of Kiel: www.port-of-kiel.de

DFDS Seaways: www.dfdsseaways.co.uk
Stena Line: www.stenaline.com

By bus

There are many regular coach services to Germany from other European countries. Companies such as Eurolines offer direct routes to Germany, for example from Austria, Belgium, Czech Republic, France, Hungary, the Netherlands, Poland, Slovakia and the United Kingdom.

Eurolines schedules: www.eurolines.com

By train

Germany has direct rail connections with Austria, Denmark, France, Belgium, Switzerland, the Netherlands, Czech republic and Poland.

By car

Germany is connected with the neighbouring countries by a vast network of motorways. The main border crossings include: Harrislee and Padborg (Danish border); Kerkrade, Nordhorn and Vaals (Dutch border); (Belgian border); Kehl and Weil am Rhein (French border); Großschönau, Rumburk, Seifhennersdorf, Varnsdorf and Zittau (Czech border); and Forst, Frankfurt and Görlitz (Polish border).


By bus/tram

Public transport in Germany is efficient. In cities one can travel by buses, trams, suburban trains (S-Bahn) and underground (U-Bahn). Tickets can be purchased fromticket machines.

By taxi

Taxis can be found at taxi stands, hailed in the streets and ordered by phone. Vehicles are cream-coloured and have yellow ‘taxi’ sign on the roof. They are equipped with taximeters.

By car

Driving is on the right side of the road. International and foreign driving licenses are accepted. Driver must also have insurance documents and car registration documents. Driver must not drive with a blood alcohol level of more than 0.5 grams/litre. Driver and passengers must wear seat belts. Speed limits: built-up areas – 50 km/h, highways – 100 km/h, motorways – no speed limit (but 130 km/h is the recommended maximum speed). Mandatory equipment include: first-aid kit, headlamp converters and visibility vests.