Strasbourg, France

Book your ticket to the Alsace region and discover its capital city, Strasbourg. The old centre is completely ringed by water and is a marvellous sight.

Timber framed houses à la Grimm, the Notre Dame cathedral, the La Petite France district. These are all reasons why Strasbourg’s old centre is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Apart from the sights, you can walk along Strasbourg’s many streams. Or take a boat trip to see the city from another angle. If you enjoy museums, Strasbourg will amaze you!

Strasbourg: shopping and cakes

Shopaholics will enjoy Strasbourg{b>.<b} The picturesque streets have hundreds of shops where you can spend your money all day long. And when you need a break, there are countless café terraces. Try the Strasbourg speciality: Flammekuche, a type of savoury tart. Do you enjoy wine? It is certainly worth trying a glass of Silvaner, the traditional wine from the Alsace.

Transport to/from the airport

Strasbourg Airport is located about 20 km from the city centre. You can travel to/from the airport by taxi or train.
  • Taxi

    You can hire a taxi at the taxi ranks outside the airport, in front of the terminal. A taxi ride takes about 20 minutes and costs approximately €25.

  • Train

    Every hour, there are 4 trains that run from the airport to the main station in Strasbourg. You can get anywhere from the main station. The trip lasts approximately 9 minutes and a ticket costs around €4.

Transport in the city/region

Travel anywhere within Strasbourg:
  • Bus

    In Strasbourg, the bus is mainly used to travel to other towns outside the city.
  • Tram

    The four-line tram network is the most important part of Strasbourg’s public transport. The tram runs right through the city, which allows you to see a lot and visit all the sights with great ease.
  • Taxi

    If you are near the station, you will see the taxis waiting outside. Of course, you can also hail a taxi on the street. Please note: most of the streets in Strasbourg are pedestrianised.

Passport and visa

You need a valid passport or identity card.

Time zone

GMT +1 (summer time +2) 
There is no time difference between Strasbourg and the Netherlands.

Currency

The currency used in Strasbourg is the Euro (EUR).

Duration of flight

The flight to Strasbourg lasts approximately one and a half hours. The outbound and inbound flights may be shorter if the wind direction is favourable.

Back to top