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Getting There

By Train -- About 90 InterCity trains arrive here daily from all major German cities. For information, call tel. 01805/996633 or visit www.bahn.com. There are 60 trains a day from Munich (trip time: 30–50 min.) and 35 from Frankfurt (3–4 1/2 hr.).

By Bus -- For bus service along the Romantic Road, see “Bus Tours of the Romantic Road,” at the beginning of this chapter.

By Car -- Access is via the A8 Autobahn east and west. From Donauwörth, take Rte. 2 south.

Contact Tourist-Information, Schiessgrabenstrasse 14 (tel. 0821/502070; www.regio-augsburg.de), open Monday to Friday 9am to 6pm.

Getting Around -- The Augsburger Verkehrs Verbund Gmbh (tel. 0821/157000; www.avv-augsburg.de) oversees the public transportation in Augsburg, consisting of four tram lines and 31 bus lines. They operate daily from 5am to midnight. It’s about a 10-minute walk from the station to the Rathausplatz at the center of the Altstadt (Old Town), along Prinzregentenstrasse and Grottenau Karlstrasse.

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.