From the A 5/A 8 motorway (Autobahn)
Coming along the A8 from Stuttgart drive north onto the A5, following signs for Frankfurt. Leave the A5 at junction 45 for Karlsruhe-Mitte. On the B10 follow signs for Karlsruhe. Come off the B10 at junction 2 and drive towards “Stadtmitte/Zentrum”. Follow signs to Kongresszentrum (convention centre).
From the A 65 motorway (Autobahn)
The A 65 merges with the B 10. Leave the B 10 at junction 2, driving towards the Kongresszentrum (convention cenre). Follow signs for Kongresszentrum.
Karlsruhe is a main railway hub for InterCityExpress, InterCity and InterRegio connections. And it is on the direct ICE link between Hamburg and Basel which also stops at Frankfurt. Karlsruhe is also the starting point for trains running west to east via Stuttgart to Munich. Coming from Paris it only takes around 3 hours to reach Karlsruhe on the high speed TGV.
Karlsruhe Trade Fair Centre has excellent connections to at least four airports: Karlsruhe/ Baden-Baden (a drive of approx. 30 minutes) and other major international airports such as Frankfurt, Stuttgart and Strasbourg (a 50 – 70 minute drive).
IN KARLSRUHE *
From main station: Stadtbus 10 (VBK) towards Ettlinger Tor (alighting at Konzerthaus) From the city centre: line 5 (alighting at KA Volkswohnung / Staatstheater or Konzerthaus)
Go straight out of the train station towards Bahnhofstraße, continue onto Bahnhofstraße until you reach Beiertheimer Allee.
Turn right onto Beirtheimer Allee. Make a small right turn and stay on Beiertheimer Allee until you reach the Konzerthaus on your right. The CC Karlsruhe (Stadthalle/City Hall) will be on your left.