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Bus and Train

For visitors coming from other parts of Germany or from the neighbouring countries, a pleasant way to travel is by train. In the city of Wiesbaden guests can take the busses of the local public transport company ESWE. In the Rhein-Main region, numerous destinations can be reached quickly and comfortably by public transport, as well.

In the city

Public transportation in the city

Wiesbaden has an efficient bus system. The more than 200 vehicles of ESWE Verkehrs GmbH services a bus network of 320 kilometres and carry about 180,000 passengers a day. Almost all lines run every 10 minutes from early in the morning until the early evening. For those underway after 8 p.m., a bus schedule obtainable from the ESWE bus stations provides information on bus services in the evening. These bus station are to be found on the Platz der deutschen Einheit (German Unity Square), at the bus station Luisenplatz and in front of the main train station. More information about the bus lines are to be found on the internet of the Rhein-Main Verkehrsverbund GmbH. An english version is also available.

In the region

Public transportation in the region

Those wishing to travel in the region without a car, can use the benefits of the RMV Rhein-Main-Verkehrsverbund. Germany’s largest regional transport association offers a uniform pricing system for local public transport in the 11 cities and 15 counties linked to the system. Therefore, travellers can reach their destinations within the whole Rhein-Main region with one ticket, regardless of how often they have to change buses/trains and regardless of whether they are using buses, S-Bahn (local train lines), or trains of the Deutsche Bahn AG. At most of Wiesbaden’s bus stops, and at the main train station, there are ticket vending machines which issue RMV tickets.

Deutsche Bahn

Travelling with Deutsche Bahn

The Deutsche Bahn AG offers high-speed trains from and to Wiesbaden. Numerous additional links are available to travellers via Frankfurt am Main and Mainz train station. A regional express train travels from Wiesbaden to Frankfurt and back again once an hour every day except Sunday. In addition, there are hourly local train lines S1, S8 and S9 between Wiesbaden and Germany’s banking metropolis.