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Getting there

Planning to pay a visit to our town? Whether you are travelling by road, rail or air, Rothenburg‘s location at the intersection of the Castles Trail and the Romantic Road means it can always be reached quickly and conveniently.

We look forward to seeing you!


By road...

Take Highway A7 Würzburg - Ulm to Rothenburg. Take exit 108 “Rothenburg / Tauber” and follow the signposts for the town center. After two kilometers you will come upon one of the car parks from which you can reach the old town on foot in just a few minutes.

Route planner

By rail...

Travel to Würzburg or Ansbach and change there to a regional train via Steinach to Rothenburg. The historical old town can be reached on foot from the railway station in just a few minutes. - trip planner

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Please note:

From December 2017 till December 2018 there might be not rain traffic on the track from Steinach to Rothenburg ob der Tauber due to construction work on some days. According to the supplier Deutsche Bahn there will be buses which support the track instead of the train. This information might not be communicated in the booking system of The schedule of the supporting buses is partly planned and communicated just eight weeks from the travelling date. Please follow the information on Deutsche Bahn.



By "Romantic Road Coach" ...

The Romantic Road Coach Bus line runs daily from mid-April to mid-October from Frankfurt and Munich along the tourist route "Romantic Road" in both directions.

Download here the bus schedule >>

By FlixBus...

FlixBus offers bus travel in Germany and nearly whole Europe. Traveling by bus is the most environmentally friendly means of transport and saves you wallet.

Find your connections here >>

By rental car...

A rental car form Sixt is perfect to explore the beautiful surrounding of Rothenburg cheap and easily.

Find a car with Sixt >>

By air...

The closest airports are Müchen (240 km) Frankfurt am Main (175 km), Stuttgart (165 km) und Nürnberg (90 km). 

You can also travel by private plane: land at the flying club airfield next to Rothenburg’s business park.


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