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Practical information on Christmas in Strasbourg

Travelling to Strasbourg

By train

Travel time to Strasbourg by TGV Est high-speed train:  

  • Metz / Nancy : 47 min
  • Reims : 1h20
  • Paris : 1h46
  • Aéroport Charles de Gaulle : 1h51
  • Lille : 2h47
  • Nantes : 4h15
  • Rennes : 4h59

It’s also easy to get to lots of other towns and villages in Alsace using the local TER train network.

Organise your trip

By plane

Many national and international airlines fly into Strasbourg-Entzheim and Basel-Mulhouse airports daily.


Getting around Strasbourg

“P+Tram” car parks

Park at a Park & Ride car park, near a tram stop and get return tram and/or bus tickets for everyone in the car. The ideal way to get into the city centre cheaply and easily.

Find a park & ride car park

Trams and buses

It’s easy to get around the centre of Strasbourg using the public transport network.
Please note, however, that certain tram stops are closed in the daytime or at the weekends during the festive period:

  • Homme de Fer – closed in the daytime
  • Langstross Grand rue – closed at the weekend
  • Broglie – completely closed

Choose public transport


Parking in Strasbourg

Strasbourg offers a large number of free and pay car parks, both indoor and outdoor.

Find all the car parks and see the number of spaces free in real time on:


Useful numbers

Here are some phone numbers that may be useful when you are in Strasbourg:

  • Strasbourg City Hall: +33 (0)3 68 98 50 00
  • Tourist Office: +33 (0)3 88 52 28 28
  • Car pound: +33 (0)3 90 40 14 00