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Ingolstadt: right in the heart of southern Germany

In the heart of the southern German state of Bavaria, Ingolstadt is not only in a beautiful part of the world; it is also quick and easy to reach by all means of transport. Wherever you are coming from in Germany, you'll be able to start relaxing in Ingolstadt in a matter of just a few hours.

Want a pleasant journey and a destination you can reach without any stress? Then Ingolstadt is ideal for you. If you have any further queries about how to get to Ingolstadt from anywhere in Germany or Bavaria, we'll be pleased to advise:

At a glance

Getting here

Getting here by train

Deutsche Bahn operates an ICE stop in Ingolstadt for travellers from within Germany. Getting to Ingolstadt from all major German cities will feel like just a short step. And Munich Airport is just one hour away; the Airport Express shuttle departs for Ingolstadt hourly.

Getting here by car

There are several major road routes leading to Ingolstadt from across Bavaria. There are the federal main roads B13, B16, B16a and B300. The A9 autobahn between Munich and Berlin also passes through Ingolstadt. The A9 winds past the city centre to the east. On the A9 you can also be in Ingolstadt from Munich and Nuremberg in one hour, and in five hours from Berlin.

Getting here by bus

Germany’s test winning long distance bus company FlixBus offers low cost, efficient and daily connections to Ingolstadt! FlixBus will take you directly to Ingolstadt’s main station without any changes. Each passenger may take two pieces of baggage (each piece weighing up to 23kg) free of charge, with just a €3 surcharge for an additional piece of baggage. Click here to learn more

Getting here by bike

Keen cyclists will enjoy approaching Ingolstadt along the Danube Cycle Path, which runs from the sources of the Danube right across Bavaria, through Ingolstadt, and on to Vienna. One of the major stopping-off points in Bavaria is Ingolstadt. The cycle path passes right through the historical Old Town, past numerous beer gardens. Take a break in the shade of their ancient trees and order a hearty traditional snack.

Getting here by air

Although Ingolstadt does not have an airport, the region does have a special airfield in Manching. INVG operates a public bus service between Munich Airport and Ingolstadt with a total of 20 departures in each direction per day. The trip to the airport on the Ingolstadt Airport Express takes less than 55 minutes. For further information, contact the Ingolstadt bus operator INVG (

Coach parking

Carpark at the City Theatre, Schlosslände
9 parking bays, free of charge, no time restriction

Getting here by motorhome

There is parking for motorhomes at the indoor swimming pool car park, very close to the historical Old Town:

Carpark at the indoor swimming pool
Jahnstraße 9
D-85049 Ingolstadt
13 parking spaces
supply and disposal station (fees apply)

IFG Ingolstadt
Parking department

Tel. +49 841 305-3143



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