As already mentioned, Göttingen is not a very big city. We do not have our own airport. But we, the 200,000 inhabitants, get along very well with it, because we have excellent rail connections to Hanover and Frankfurt am Main.
Flight and Train Connections to Göttingen
- Many flights within Europe arrive at Hannover Airport, the nearest airport.
- International flights usually arrive in Frankfurt am Main.
At the train station of Göttingen more than 100 ICE connections each day allow a convenient travel. ICE is the fastest train in Germany.
- It will in general take less than an hour from Hannover Airport to Göttingen station.
- From Frankfurt am Main it takes two to three hours to reach Göttingen, depending on the connection.
Using the Car
Göttingen is located at the most important north-south tangent of Germany, the A 7, and the new East-West connection, the A 38.