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.


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.

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