Travel Information

Train

The major train connections with Deutsche Bahn to Jena are:

Berlin – Jena (direct connection; travel time appr. 2,5 hours)
Düsseldorf – Jena (change trains in Frankfurt and Erfurt or Weimar; travel time appr. 5 hours)
Frankfurt – Jena (change train in Erfurt or Weimar; travel time appr. 3 hours)
Leipzig – Jena (ICdirect connection; duration appr. 1 hour or change trains in Naumburg; duration appr. 1,5 hours)
Munich – Jena (direct train; duration appr. 4 hours)
Hamburg – Jena (direct train; duration appr. 4 hours)

For Timetable and Tickets please see: http://www.deutschebahn.com/en

You can purchase tickets on the train or at the train station on the day of your travel and do not necessarily make a reservation in advance.

Airplane

The closest airport is in Leipzig-Halle (70 km away from Jena).
Bigger airports are located in Berlin and Frankfurt (300 km away from Jena).
Other major airports are Munich and Düsseldorf (400 kms away from Jena)

Bus

Jena can also be reached by long-distance busses from Berlin, Munich, Frankfurt and Hamburg.
For Timetable and Tickets please see:

www.meinfernbus.de/en
www.berlinlinienbus.de/index.php?lang=en

Car

Jena can be reached

– from Berlin via the A9
– from Frankfurt and Düsseldorf via the A4
– from Munich and Nuremburg via the A9

In addition the federal highways B7 and B 88 go through Jena.

Public Transportation in Jena

Tickets can be purchased in every bus or tram.
Single tickler: 2,00 €
Single Tickets entitle you to travel with any number of changes towards your destination. They are valid for a maximum of one hour.