Strasbourg Transportation

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    Trams

    by albert34 Written Jul 30, 2012

    The tram system is wonderful.More tram lines than any other town in France,even Paris.Allways is a tram crossing the crwded Place de l´Homme de Fer from Monday to Saturday.
    It is very convenient a pass called Trio.24 hours for 2 or 3 people.Using the public transport cards is possible to travel to Kehl in Germany.

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    Airport

    by albert34 Written Jul 29, 2012

    The Basel-Mulhouse airport is not the airport of Strasbourg but lowcost companies go there.I have flied with Easy Jet.There is a bus connecting the airport and gare Saint Louis (5 minutes.2 euros).From this village to Strasbourg a train every hour.

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    Trams

    by Nemorino Updated Apr 4, 2011

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    Strasbourg's original tram system was phased out in the 1950s, at the height of auto mania, and it took them forty years to realize that they hadn't done themselves a favor.

    In November 1994 the first line of a completely new modern tram system was opened. Lines B and C followed in the year 2000. They say passenger numbers on the tram and bus network increased by 85% between 1992 and 2002. Today, almost 200,000 trips are made every day by tram throughout Strasbourg and vicinity.

    Tram in Strasbourg

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    Boat ride around Strasbourg canal

    by Toshioohsako Written Mar 27, 2010

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    If you have never been to Strasbourg before, it's a pleasant and convenient to see and know about the history of Strasbourg old center and the European parliament area.

    The port and ticket office is just behind Palais Rohan.

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    Train from Baden-Baden to Strasbourg

    by ec03157 Written Dec 29, 2009

    I had a flight to Baden-Baden airport and then i take a bus to city train station. From there i took a train to strasbourg station. It cost something like 15 euros and it was a very nice trains. Fast a nd comfortable

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    Very modern trams....

    by Maryimelda Written Oct 14, 2009

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    The tram system in Strasbourg is state of the art. You can get around very easily if you don't want to walk. They don't go everywhere (like to La Dome) but you can go to Petite France or if you are staying in an outlying hotel, this would be the best way to get into the Centre.

    The trams of Strasbourg......
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    TRAM

    by ruki Updated Oct 5, 2009

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    Strasbourg transportation is well organized and it is served by a very modern looking tram system that has been operated since 1994 by regional transit company. You can go in tram and have good sightseeing of Strasbourg.

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    CTS/Compagnie des Transports Strasbourgeois

    by barbskie Written Dec 10, 2008

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    Trams and regional busses makes it possible to get around the city same as with bikes. The trams looks very new with wide windows, commuting regularly. These trams are signed with A thru E . All lines pass through the "Homme de Fer" stop in the city center so transfers between lines are possible.

    Home de Fer

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    strasbourg has an...

    by fabrice Updated Apr 18, 2008

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    strasbourg has an international airport:entzheim;but there is another very important airport at 100 kms:mulhouse/basel/freiburg-im-breisgau,which works for these 3 cities on the border france-germany-switzerland.A lot of trains also to france and germany

    for a low cost airfaire : airport of baden-baden-karlsruhe , there is a shuttle (16 euros) from strasbourg to baden-baden airport

    there is also a lufthansa shuttle from strasbourg to frankfurt airport(55 euros one way)

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    Rental Car - Not needed

    by ATXtraveler Written Feb 23, 2008

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    Most of the time, I promote the ability to drive around a city as being a positive way to get more into a day rather than waiting for public transportation, or incurring a lot of cost of a cab. In Strasbourg however, I would highly warn against renting a car, as there are just too many sites easily within walking distance of each other that you would spend more time finding a parking spot for your rental than sightseeing.

    If you are going to rent a car however, I would recommend a smart car! These little things were very common in Strasbourg, and fit into a few tiny spots!

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    Gare de Strasbourg

    by ATXtraveler Written Feb 21, 2008

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    This is our first entry onto French soil! As I look back on the main train station, I do get a bit sad, knowing that inside this glass bubble is a historic original train station dying to come out. The bubble does create a nice warm area for people to sit while they wait for their tram or bus outside, but I would rather have the old world feel.
    We were able to travel directly to this train station from Stuttgart Germany on a SNCF train called the TGV, which is a high speed train. It had us to Strasbourg a mere 1:15 minutes after departing Stuttgart.

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    Driving in Strasbourg

    by mileslunn Written Jul 22, 2007

    Like most European cities, Strasbourg does not use a grid system, so finding your way around may not be easy. In addition English is not widely spoken here unlike many other European cities so have the address and a map ready when asking for directions. Road signs are on the building side instead of lamp posts.

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    Public transportation

    by JLBG Written Dec 20, 2006

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    Strasbourg has an excellent network of public transportation.

    The tramway is fast and comfortable with three lines. All three crosses at the Place de l'Homme de Fer (Steel man Square), which makes connections easy

    There are many bus lines that complete the system (same tickets)

    The first photo gives the view from the tramway, across the pilot's place.

    You can either buy one way tickets or buy a pass that will allow you to travel all day long on busses and tramways. My advice is to have the pass (second photo)

    Map of the tramway lines Driving the tramway Bus/Tramway tickets
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    Driving

    by JLBG Written Dec 20, 2006

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    Even if you drive to Strasbourg, once you are in the city, you have better forget your car and park it in the outskirts of the city or in one of the many parking buildings around the center. Strasbourg has a lot of traffic and most of the city center is car free (or allowed only for inhabitants). Moreover, there is very little parking space in the city center.

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    Efficient train service

    by Kate-Me Written Jul 23, 2006

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    We travelled to Strasbourg from Colmar by train, which only took about 40 minutes.
    Afterwards we continued on back to Paris, which took 4 hours travelling time, which in 2007 will be cut down to about 2 hours when Strasbourg joins the TGV network.

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