Travelling to Göttingen


By plane
The nearest airport is Hannover, but you will often find cheaper tickets by flying into Frankfurt International Airport.
Hannover Airport has regular train connections to Göttingen (with transfer at Hannover central train station).

Frankfurt Airport has its own train station with direct train connections to Göttingen (however some train connections require a transfer at Frankfurt central train station).

Travelling by plane within Germany is generally not practical, as this often takes more time than taking the train.

By train
Most IC (Intercity) and ICE (Intercity Express) trains on the North/South, East/West routes stop in Göttingen. There are direct trains from Frankfurt Airport. From Göttingen station you can either take a taxi to your accommodation or take a bus from the central bus station, which is located next to the train station.

By Car
Göttingen is located directly off the Autobahn A7, a major north to south motorway between Hannover and Kassel. There are two Göttingen exits. Please check a route planner for the most convenient exit.