By Plane

Lufthansa operates frequent service from numerous cities in North America. Given the quality of the fleet and service, as well as timeliness, a flight on Lufthansa is a good kickoff to a trip to Germany.

U.S. carriers American AirlinesDelta Airlines, and United Airlines offer daily nonstop service to Germany as well. 

From London, British Airways (tel. 0870/8509850; and Lufthansa (tel. 01805/805805; are the most convenient carriers to the major German cities. British Midland (tel. 0870/6070555; has daily flights to Cologne, Düsseldorf, Frankfurt, Hamburg, and Munich. Ryanair ( is among discount airlines offering low-cost service from Britain to dozens of German cities.

By Train

Many passengers travel to Germany by train from other European cities. (See Getting Around for information on purchasing rail passes.)

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.