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The Danube region is easily accessible by air. The international airports in Stuttgart and Munich are nearby and there are connecting services from Frankfurt/Main and Nuremberg airports.


Eurolines ( offers convenient coach travel to Germany from the following countries:

Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia, Macedonia, Moldavia, Austria, Romania, Serbia, Slovakia, Slovenia, Czech Republic, Ukraine and Hungary.

Since January 2013, a number of long-distance coach operators have been offering daily or regular services between major German towns and cities. Virtually every major town in Germany has its own bus station.


Germany has an excellent road infrastructure, making it easy and convenient to travel around the country by car. The autobahns in the Danube region are part of a well connected network, ensuring a stress-free journey to your chosen holiday destination.

The following stretches of motorway run alongside the Danube:

A3 (Regensburg, Passau), A7 (Ulm), A8 (Ulm), A81 (Donaueschingen), A9 (Ingolstadt)


There are regular InterCityExpress and international services to the region's main train stations in Ingolstadt, Munich, Nuremberg, Passau, Stuttgart and Ulm. From here, you can easily travel to your chosen destination by public transport, hire car or taxi.

Deutsche Bahn is your expert partner for all rail travel.


The Danube has a number of international shipping ports along its course. Key transshipment ports within Germany include Nuremberg, Kelheim, Regensburg, Straubing-Sand, Deggendorf and Passau. The non-navigable upper reaches of the Danube between Donaueschingen and Kelheim are ideal for canoeing and boating tours.


The Eurovelo 6 cycle route (France, Switzerland, Germany, Austria, Slovakia, Hungary, Serbia, Croatia, Bulgaria and Romania) provides easy access to the German Danube region by bike. The route takes in some spectacular scenery from the Atlantic to the Danube Delta, enabling cyclists to explore the river's beauty along the way.

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