How to Get from Baden-Baden to the Airport and Other Destinations
Baden-Baden is a famous German resort located 320 km of Munich and 700 km of Berlin. One can get from Baden-Baden to neighboring cities by taxi, transfer, plane or public transport – train or bus.
Taxi from Baden-Baden
Taxis are the best choice for short-distance travel, especially in case you have large baggage, are traveling with small children, or don’t want to wait for public transport.
Taxi services in Baden-Baden work 24/7. You can order a car by phone or using a mobile app (via Wi-Fi), as well as find one at a special rank. The largest ranks can be found at the train station and near the Congress House.
Taxi tariffs in Baden-Baden start from 2 euros per km. The cost of the first km is 3–4 euros, and then the fare decreases. If you’re heading to the airport, keep in mind that there are special tariffs for such travel: for example, a 6-seater minivan will cost 30 euros plus 42 euros per hour. On weekdays, taxi rates are the lowest, but at weekends and on holidays, they may raise a little.
The trip to Karlsruhe/Baden-Baden Airport costs around 30 euros, to Strasbourg – 180 euros, to Stuttgart Airport – around 180 euros, to Rust – 120 euros, and to Frankfurt – 250 euros. Baden-Baden train station is located 4 km from the city center, and getting to it will cost 12–15 euros.
Transfer from Baden-Baden
Transfers from Baden-Baden are a comfortable and affordable alternative to taxis. You book a car in advance and thus get the opportunity to immediately plan the costs, learn the price of the trip, specify the number of passengers and baggage units, and book a child seat.
The car will be waiting for you at the specified time. The driver will meet you with a sign with your name on it. By booking a transfer, you don’t worry about how your trip will be organized: the driver will definitely wait for you in case your flight is delayed and you won’t have to find out the location of public transport stops or look for a car.
You can order a transfer to the railway station and the airports of Frankfurt am Main, Stuttgart, Karlsruhe, as well as the nearest resort cities. Kiwitaxi English-speaking operators are always ready to give you all the necessary information about the transfer travel time and price, as well as help you understand the peculiarities of the local transport system.
Public transport from Baden-Baden
When deciding how to get to Baden-Baden or from it with minimum costs, consider public transport. There are regular buses and trains running from the resort.
In Baden-Baden, there is a regional airport called Baden Airpark (located 15 km from the town) which handles charter flights. Also, there are daily flights to Berlin departing from this air hub. If you need another direction, you’ll have to go to Strasbourg Airport (60 km) or Stuttgart Airport (100 km). One can reach these airports by train or bus.
There are high-speed and regional trains running from Baden-Baden train station to many cities of Germany and Europe. For example, you can get to the French city of Strasbourg in just one hour. It is easier to reach the train station by one of the local buses which run through the town center (Leopoldsplatz). These are the routes №№ 201, 205, and 206. The bus fare is 2–3 euros, and tickets can be bought from special ticket machines at the bus stops. But note that these machines often don’t accept banknotes – they usually accept coins only.
If you are traveling in a group, it is better to buy the Baden-Württemberg Ticket. This ticket is valid throughout the State of Baden-Württemberg for all means of transport except high-speed trains. Up to 5 people can travel with it. If you’re traveling around the town a lot, it’s better to purchase a KVV day ticket. It costs 6 euros and is valid during 24 hours for all buses and trams.
Baden-Baden: useful information
This famous German resort is located in the southwest of Germany, in the State of Baden-Württemberg, on the western edge of the Black Forest. Baden-Baden has several thermal springs famous since Roman times.
Besides springs, the resort attracts many tourists by its historic sights. There is the Faberge Museum and Hohenbaden Castle, a classic example of the early Middle Ages architecture as well as the Baden-Baden margraves’ residence in the knights’ hall of which one can find the Aeolian Harp. Another popular place is the local casino which is considered the most famous in Germany.