By car

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Braunschweig is located at the A 2 motorway between Hanover in the west and Magdeburg in the east. The A 391 west tangent linking the A 39 and A 2 provides access to Braunschweig city centre within minutes. The A 39 runs from Wolfsburg via Braunschweig to Salzgitter and the A 7.

By train

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Deutsche Bahn serves Braunschweig with fast IC/ICE and EC connections.

From the train station to the city centre
The main train station is located on the edge of the city centre. The pedestrian precinct can be reached in 20 minutes on foot. From the station forecourt, you can take a tram, bus or taxi and be in the city centre within minutes.

The trams M1 (direction: Wenden) and M2 (direction: Siegfriedviertel) stop at the Town Hall (city centre, tram stop: Rathaus). The No. 420 bus will also take you to the pedestrian precinct and to the Braunschweig Christmas Market in the city centre (bus stop: Schloss).

By bus

Various intercity coach operators offer connections to Braunschweig from all over Germany. You can take a coach to and from Berlin, Hamburg, Frankfurt or Munich for example. And more and more destinations and routes are becoming available.

By plane

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Hanover-Langenhagen International Airport is only 60km away and Hamburg International only 220km. Thanks to the excellent motorway and rail connections, you can comfortably reach the Lion City.

Enjoy a particularly comfortable service: the airport transfer. It takes you from the airport Hanover to your hotel or convention and back to the airport again.

Trams and busses from the city center to Riddagshausen and Richmond Palace

From the city centre to Riddagshausen

To visit the Cistercian abbey church, take the No. 413 bus (direction: Querumer Forst) and alight at the bus stop Braunschweig Kreuzteich. From there, it is only around five minutes on foot.

From the city centre to Richmond Palace and on to Wolfenbüttel

The No. 420 bus will take you to Richmond Palace in around ten minutes (bus stop: Richmondweg), from where it takes a further 20 minutes to reach Wolfenbüttel (bus stop: Bahnhof).