Stadt Bayreuth


The city is well connected to all networks of public transport and after the merger of the transport associations of Bayreuth and Nuremberg it is also regularly frequented by bus and train, easy to arrive relaxed and on time in the city of Richard Wagner.

Public Transport in the Metropolitan Region Nuremberg

Nuremberg’s Central Railway Station is a main connecting point of Bavaria. In the meantime many long-distance trains on their journey to and from Munich stop over at Nuremberg.

Nuremberg has an international airport. Paris, Amsterdam, Istanbul and many other capitals of Europe are accessible from here almost every day. And of course vice versa. Nuremberg also offers fastest possibilities for your continuing journey. Every 10 minutes the Metro line ‘2’ takes you from the airport within 15 minutes to Nuremberg Central station in the Centre of the city on your arrival.

Continuing your journey within the metropolitan region of Nuremberg is easy with the transport association Nuremberg GmbH (VGN)

From Nuremberg Central Railway Station, a regional-express with a few stops runs daily every 60 minutes to Bayreuth and vice versa. In addition, the Deutsche Bahn offers a cross-border Inter-Regio-Express, the Franken-Sachsen-Express that goes directly from Nuremberg to Bayreuth. Please link to the plan of the VGN for exact departure times.

By Car

The journey by car through the network of federal highways is straightforward. Directly located on the large South East Express Way ‘A 9’ Munich – Berlin, Bayreuth is easily accessible without large detours from many German cities. But even when you are coming from the West the Wagner city is easily reachable. Here the ‘A 70’ by Werneck (near Wuerzburg) connects directly to Bayreuth

Journey by Bus (Groups)

Travelling to Bayreuth by Bus? – Here are a few tips for you and your group(s).

The bus can stop right next to the Tourist Office on the Wölfelstraße or around the corner at the Luitpoldplatz for letting passengers in and out. Parking is conveniently available at the park house ‘P1’ Oberfankenhalle, located just 5 minutes away from the city centre.

There are public toilets in the Opernstraße directly opposite the Tourist Office.

We also cater for the comfort of the bus driver: Come into the Tourist Information Centre we will treat you with coffee and any needed assistance.

Tourist-Information and Bayreuth Shop

Opernstraße 22, 95444 Bayreuth
Tel.: +49 (0) 9 21/ 885 88
Fax: +49 (0) 9 21/ 885 755

Opening hours:

Monday – Friday: 9:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m.
Saturdays: 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Sundays: 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.
(from 01.05. to 31.10.)


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