How to get there
The university town of Tübingen, geographically the center of Baden-Württemberg at 48°31’17” northern latitude and 9°3’16” eastern longitude, is situated within the beautiful area between the Alb foothills and Schönbuch in the Neckar valley.
The “town of short distances“ offers numerous possibilities for parking at the border of the Old Town. Shops and sights, municipal offices and institutions are mostly located in centre; further destinations are easy to access with public transportation. Shared taxis and night buses make a nightlife without car possible. A well-developed network of bike paths makes it easy to get around in town. At specific bus stops it is possible to take bikes along in the bus.
Tübingen serves as a railway junction with connections to Stuttgart, Black Forest, the Swabian Alb and the region of Lake Constance. From Stuttgart central station it takes just 55 minutes to the centre of Tübingen.
From Stuttgart airport by car via B27 in 25 minutes to the centre of Tübingen, or by airport shuttle, “Airport Sprinter“ No. 828, in 50 minutes to Tübingen’s bus terminal. The bus runs hourly from the central bus stop in front of Terminal 1 of the arrival section.
From the autobahn A8 (München-Stuttgart) via B27 in 30 minutes; from autobahn A81 (Singen-Heilbronn) via B28 in 25 minutes. Tübingen contains a Green Zone, where environmental badges are obligatory for every vehicle. This measure was taken to cut down the load of particulate matter.
Local transport association (German Website)
Busses and cabs in Tübingen (German Website)
Airport Stuttgart (German Website)
Germany has a lot of interesting cities that are connected with the university town of Tübingen via daily intercity busses. Just follow the links to see schedules or buy tickets online:
Searching for intercity busses
Busliniensuche finds all intercity busses that drive from or to Tübingen on a given day.
Intercity bus stops in Tübingen
You get on and out to all intercity busses at the bus station in Europastraße/Ecke Europaplatz at bus platform D.