Travelling to Bamberg
There are various possibilities of how to get to Bamberg:
- The next airport is Nuremberg (Nürnberg). Take the underground (U2) to Nuremberg main station. There you can take the train to Bamberg (about 40 minutes).
- For international guests, the airport in Frankfurt am Main or in Munich might offer better condtions. Frankfurt has an ICE train to Würzburg. There you have to change to Bamberg.
- If you fly to Munich airport, you have to take the suburban train (S-Bahn) to the main station and then take the train to Bamberg (about 2:30 hours). Train connections from Frankfurt and Munich are both faster and cheaper than connecting flights to Nuremberg. The train schedule can be found here: www.bahn.de or www.bahn.de/i/view/GBR/en/index.shtml (English version).
From Bamberg main station, all hotels are within walking distance. You can also take a bus from the main station (Bahnhof) to the ZOB and then walk to the university.
Bamberg's cultural offerings
The page Bamberg's cultural offerings offers tipps for guided tours, places of interest and historic sites, theatre and other performances for a "day off" in Bamberg.
Treats and enjoyment
Inmidst the historic city centre, not far from the University, you may find numerous recommendable restaurants, bars and cafès.