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Getting There

By Train -- The Würzburg Hauptbahnhof lies on several major and regional rail lines, with frequent connections to all major German cities. From Frankfurt, 30 trains arrive per day (trip time: 1 hr., 10 min.); from Munich, 20 trains (2 hr., 10 min.); from Nürnberg, 30 trains (1 hr.); and 12 trains from Stuttgart (2 hr., 15 min.). For rail information and schedules, call tel. 01805/996633 or visit www.bahn.com.

By Bus -- For bus service along the Romantic Road, see “Romantic Road Info & Bus Tours,” above.

By Car -- Access is via the A7 Autobahn from north and south or the A3 Autobahn from east and west. The A81 Autobahn has links from the southwest.

Getting Around

It’s easy to cover Würzburg on foot or by tram (streetcar). A single fare is 2.20€, or else you can purchase a ticket, good for 24 hours, at any station for 4.45€. The same fare applies to buses. The no. 9 bus is especially convenient, linking the Marienberg Fortress and the Residenz palace. For information about routes and schedules, call tel. 0931/361352 or visit www.vvm-info.de.

Vistor Information

The Tourist Information Office is in Marktplatz at Falkenhaus am Markt (tel. 0931/372398). It’s open April to December Monday to Friday 10am to 6pm, Saturday 10am to 2pm (May–Oct also open Sun 10am–2pm); hours January to March are Monday to Friday 10am to 4pm, Saturday 10am to 1pm. The office is next to the public library, where you can avail yourself of the restroom facilities and free Wi-Fi.

Special Events -- The highlight of the cultural year is the annual Mozart Festival, www.mozartfest-wuerzburg.de, staged over the entire month of June. The venue for most of the Mozart concerts is the glorious baroque palace, the Residenz.

Note: This information was accurate when it was published, but can change without notice. Please be sure to confirm all rates and details directly with the companies in question before planning your trip.