Arriving — The Strasbourg-Entzheim Airport (Aéroport International Strasbourg; www.strasbourg.aeroport.fr; tel. 03-88-64-67-67), 15km (9 1/4 miles) southwest of the city center, receives daily flights from many European cities, including Paris, London, Rome, Amsterdam, and Moscow. The shuttle train (look for the signs to pedestrian footbridge connecting the airport to the station platform) whisks you to Strasbourg main station in 9 minutes. The shuttles run every 15 minutes from 5:30am until 10pm Monday through Friday, once or twice an hour on Saturday between 6:30am and 10pm, and Sundays between 8:30am and 10:30pm. The one-way cost is 4.30€ and includes connection to the municipal tram system. For information, see the “Access” tab on the airport website or call tel. 03-88-77-70-70.

The superfast TGV train makes round-trips from Paris to Strasbourg, cutting travel time nearly in half to 1 hr., 45 min.. At least 15 trains a day arrive from Paris’s Gare de l’Est; the one-way fare is 53€ to 93€. For information and schedules, visit www.oui.sncf or call tel. 36-35 (.40€/min.).

By car, the giant A35 crosses the plain of Alsace, with occasional references to its original name, the N83. It links Strasbourg with Colmar and Mulhouse.

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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.