How to reach Trier from abroad

There are different options to get to Trier: by train, bus, plane or car.


Arrival by Train

If you arrive from a European country by train, you can also find the train connections on the Deutsche Bahn homepage ( or on the homepage of the railway company of your home country.


Arrival by Coach/Long-distance bus



Arrival by Plane

The airports Frankfurt/Main, Frankfurt/Hahn, Köln/Bonn, Luxemburg and Saarbrücken are all in the vicinity of Trier. We recommend the airports Frankfurt/Main and Luxembourg if you arrive from North or South America, Asia, Oceania or Africa. If you arrive from Europe, we additionally recommend the airports Saarbrücken, Frankfurt/Hahn und Köln/Bonn. The latter two ones are also frequented by low budget airlines.


Arrival via Airport Frankfurt/Main

From the airport Frankfurt/Main you can get to Trier (Hauptbahnhof) by train. Further information is available on the Deutsche Bahn homepage:

You can also take the bus from the airport Frankfurt/Main to Trier (Hauptbahnhof). Further information is available on the homepage of the bus company flixbus:


Arriving via Airport Frankfurt/Hahn

There is a direct bus connection from Airport Frankfurt/Hahn to Trier (Hauptbahnhof). More information is available on


Arrival via Airport Köln/Bonn

From the airport Köln/Bonn you can take the train to Trier (Hauptbahnhof). Further information is available on the homepage of the Deutsche Bahn:


Arrival via Airport Luxembourg

The Bus 117 of Voyages Emile Weber serves Monday to Friday several times each day the route between Luxembourg and Trier serving Airport Findel/Luxembourg as well.

Alternatively, you can take the regular city bus from Airport Luxembourg to the train station Luxembourg and from there the train to Trier (Hauptbahnhof). More information is available on the Deutsche Bahn homepage:


Arrival by Car

Due to the short distance, it can be interesting to arrive by car if you are coming from Belgium, France, the Netherlands or Luxembourg. Hereare maps.

From the Train Station to the University

Reception by Tutors

After your arrival at Trier train station you will meet our tutors (until 16:00 h) at bus platform 1.

They show you which bus (No. 3 or No. 83) you have to take to get to the university.

Please LEAVE the bus at the station "Universität" (one station after "Kohlenstraße").

From the bus stop "Universität" to the IFK Course Office

After leaving the bus please go along the car parking area towards the main building. BEFORE entering the main building, turn left (eastern direction), and you will see the RED coloured P building with our Course Office (room P12).