Many roads lead to Bad Kreuznach

Bad Kreuznach is a green island in the heart of Europe just an hour’s drive from Frankfurt International Airport. There are various ways available for visitors to travel to Bad Kreuznach: by train, by car, by bus, by plane. With the travel search engine, GoEuro, you can find the best transport options for getting to and from Bad Kreuznach in just one click. GoEuro allows you to compare all your bus, rail and flight options, helping you find the best connection.

By train

Regional express trains (line RE 3) from Frankfurt main station – Frankfurt International Airport – Mainz – Idar-Oberstein – Saarbrücken depart for Bad Kreuznach daily every hour from Mainz or every 2 hours directly from Frankfurt (journey from Mainz to Bad Kreuznach takes 26–29 minutes). Regional trains (line RB 33) running every hour from Mainz – Bad Kreuznach – Idar-Oberstein – Türkismühle ensure there is a connection to Bad Kreuznach every 30 minutes or so. In Frankfurt und Mainz, there are good connections to long-distance transport services. The regional train (line RB 65) from Kaiserslautern – Bad Kreuznach – Bingen offers good connections to long-distance services every hour seven days a week in Bingen (IC Cologne) and in Kaiserslautern (ICE F-Paris). All platforms are completely barrier-free and have lifts. The trains also feature level boarding.

By car

From the north and east (Mainz, Koblenz): A 61, motorway junction Nahetal, A 60, exit at Bad Kreuznach From the south (from Alzey): A60, exit at Bad Kreuznach From the west (from Idar-Oberstein): B 41 Whichever direction you come from, it is best to take the B 41, exit at Winzenheim and drive into Bad Kreuznach town centre.

Parking in Bad Kreuznach

Around the town centre and the spa area, there are a large number of fee-charging car parks. The Kurhaus spa area offers a good long-stay rate: €22 per week or €19 per week , with a spa guest card .

see list of car parks
special long-term tariff

By plane

From Frankfurt International Airport there is a direct connection by regional express train (line RE 3) every two hours (47-minute journey) or every hour when changing trains in Mainz or Ingelheim (60-minute journey). From Frankfurt-Hahn Airport in the Hunsrück, an airport shuttle departs 11–13 times a day for Mainz main station, where regional express and regional trains depart for Bad Kreuznach. There are also bus connections with changes in Idar-Oberstein, Kirn or Stromberg. For more information on getting to and from the airport, visit the website of the Rhine-Nahe-Transport Association (RNN).

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