Getting there

Overview of how to travel to Rothenburg ob der Tauber

Planning to pay a visit to Rothenburg ob der Tauber? Whether you are travelling by road, rail or air, Rothenburg‘s location at the intersection of the Castles Trail and the Romantic Road means it can always be reached quickly and conveniently.

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Take Highway A7 Würzburg – Ulm to Rothenburg. Take exit 108 “Rothenburg / Tauber” and follow the signposts for the town center. After two kilometers you will come upon one of the car parks from which you can reach the old town on foot in just a few minutes.

Wine road in the Tauber Valley

Travel to Würzburg or Ansbach and change there to a regional train via Steinach to Rothenburg. The historical old town can be reached on foot from the railway station in just a few minutes.

The Romantic Road Bus departs from May – September. The detailed schedule you will find here.

Reservations and tickets:
EurAide Inc.
Bahnhofplatz 2
DB-Reisezentrum Schalter 1,
D-80335 München
Phone +49 (0) 89 593889
(Monday to Saturday 9am to 1pm)

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The closest airports are Müchen (240 km) Frankfurt am Main (175 km), Stuttgart (165 km) und Nürnberg (90 km). 

You can also travel by private plane: there is an airfield next to Rothenburg’s business park.


You can find an overview of the old quarter of Rothenburg ob der Tauber and the close parking lot:

A whole plan of the town is right here