By car or long-distance bus

to and through Thuringia

Thuringia has more than 500 kilometers of highways, over 1,600 kilometers of federal highways and around 4,000 kilometers of state roads. Eleven tunnels and nearly 800 bridges make the highways in Thuringia a technical master piece. Thuringia can also be reached quickly from all directions in Germany, thanks to convenient highway connections.
  • via freeway A4 (east-west connection: Dresden - Frankfurt am Main)
  • via freeway A9 (north-south connection: Berlin - Munich)
  • via freeway A38 (east-west connection: Leipzig - Göttingen)
  • via freeway A71 (south-north connection: Würzburg/Schweinfurt - Sömmerda)
  • via freeway A73 (south-north connection: Nuremberg - Suhl)

On the website of the ADAC you can plan your trip to Thuringia and get the latest traffic news.

Sustainably mobile by car?

With car-sharing offers or with a rental e-car, you are mobile and climate-friendly at the same time. In Thuringia, you can use teilAuto and Flinkster for car sharing. On the map of you will find charging stations for electric cars as well as further information about charging stations.


Thuringia is also easily accessible by long-distance bus. The Flixbus network includes the cities of Eisenach, Gotha, Erfurt, Weimar, Jena, Nordhausen and Zella-Mehlis, among others.

Touring Thuringia in a caravan or motor home

When caravanning, you always have your accommodation with you and can discover Thuringia's charming towns and regions individually. How about a trip along the German Half-Timbered House Road, the Thuringian Castle Road or the Saale-Unstrut Wine Route? You can find a selection of camping and camper sites in Thuringia here.
Cover: ©Anna Monterroso Carneiro, Thüringer Tourismus GmbH

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