How to get to Kaiserslautern Hbf Train Station

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Kaiserslautern Hbf station information & facilities

Distance from Kaiserslautern Hbf to city center
Distance from Kaiserslautern Hbf to city center
0.7 miles (1.2 km)
Ticket Office Hours
Ticket Office Hours
At a Travel Center you will receive the following services with personal consultation: Tickets and reservations up to shortly before departure, season tickets and DB monthly season tickets on subscription as well as DB BahnCard related offers. Furthermore, national and international timetable and fare information is available in addition to supplementary services and offers for your rail journey.
Amenities at station
Wifi
Wifi
At this station we offer you free wifi. It allows you to go online with your smartphone or laptop, edit e-mails and much more. You can find information about the various wifi offers at our stations here.
ATM
ATM
Taxi
Taxi
Lockers
Lockers
If you want to take a load off your hands, you can put your luggage in a locker at this station.
Shopping
Shopping
Dining
Dining
Information Desk
Information Desk
DB Information counters are the place to go for information about your rail journey, and they serve as a meeting point for travellers and station visitors. If you have any questions about your trip or the town/city where the station is located, staff at the counter have the answers you need. If a station does not have a counter, our service staff are only too happy to help you with any query you might have.
Accessibility
Accessibility
The following equipment features serve to ensure barrier-free accessibility to the station. Available are: Gleis 2: step-free access platform height >= 55 cm passenger information display public address system tactile platform access tactile guiding strip stairs marking tactile handrail label contrasting guidance Gleis 4: step-free access platform height > = 55 cm passenger information display public address system tactile platform access tactile guiding strip stairs marking tactile handrail label contrasting guidance Gleis 5: step-free access platform height > = 55 cm passenger information display public address system tactile platform access tactile guiding strip stairs marking tactile handrail label contrasting guidance Gleis 8: step-free access platform height > = 55 cm passenger information display public address system tactile platform access tactile guiding strip stairs marking tactile handrail label contrasting guidance Gleis 10: step-free access platform height > = 55 cm passenger information display public address system tactile platform access tactile guiding strip stairs marking tactile handrail label contrasting guidance Gleis 39: step-free access passenger information display public address system contrasting guidance Gleis 41: step-free access passenger information display public address system contrasting guidance Gleis 45: step-free access passenger information display public address system contrasting guidance Gleis 120: step-free access platform height > = 55 cm passenger information display public address system tactile platform access tactile guiding strip stairs marking tactile handrail label contrasting guidance Gleis 1/40: Gleis 3/42:
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Travel to Kaiserslautern Hbf train station from Kaiserslautern city centre

The city of Kaiserslautern is located southwest of Germany near the Palatinate Forest, in the Bundesland. The history of the city centre of Kaiserslautern can be traced back to the Holy Roman Empire; in fact, the city received its name from the Emperor Frederick Barbarossa. The city is also known as "Barbarossa city" because of the heavy influence the emperor had over Kaiserslautern. The city today is home to around 100,000 inhabitants, as well as 45,000 NATO military personnel. In fact, since the 1950s, Kaiserslautern has been the largest US military community outside of the United States. The train station Kaiserslautern Hbf is located 0.8 miles (1.3 kilometers) away from the city centre. Not only is the train station within walking distance of many points of interest, but it also has a bus system that can take travelers all around the city. The methods of transportation that travelers may choose from in Kaiserslautern are walking, buses, or a taxi.

What is the best way to get to the train station from the city centre

Most of the points of interest in Kaiserslautern are located in the city centre, around the Stadtmitte area. Therefore, travelers visiting the city will most likely find themselves around the city centre of Kaiserslautern. If travelers wish to travel to the train station from Kaiserslautern city centre, they must start from the Stadtmitte station and take a bus (102, 105, 106, 107, or 115) to reach train station Kaiserslautern Hbf. Travelers should be warned that although the departure station and the arrival station for train station Kaiserlautern Hbf are the same for all the buses, the number of stops in between may vary. On the other hand, travelers may also walk to the train station Kaiserslautern Hbf if they wish. The distance between the city centre and the train station is 0.8 miles (1.3 kilometers) with a total travel time of approximately 15 minutes. Either way, travelers will find it easy and convenient to arrive at the station.

How far is it from the city centre to the train station? 

The city centre of Kaiserslautern has many restaurants, hotels, and nightclubs, as well as a few historical landmarks and attractions that travelers can enjoy visiting during their stay. Some of the landmarks which are found within the historic city centre are Kaiserbrunnen, the Fruchthalle, and St. Martin's square. The most recommended route for travelers that wish to take public transportation to Kaiserslautern Hbf from Kaiserslautern city centre, would be with bus lines 105 or 107. Both bus lines follow the same route and number of stops. Travelers must start their journey at Stadtmitte and take either of these bus lines for five stops to arrive at their destination, the train station Kaiserslautern Hbf, which can also be on maps as Hauptbahnhof. Nonetheless, walking to the train station from the city centre can be just as convenient for some travelers.

How accessible is the train station for those with limited mobility?

The recent renovations that the train station Kaiserslautern Hbf has gone through making sure that the station is fully equipped with many services and facilities to ensure that passengers with limited mobility can arrive and depart with comfort. One of the main renovations was to ensure that all platforms are step-free. Some other facilities which are offered by the train station are restrooms for passengers with limited mobility, reserved parking spots, visual and sound information systems for the public, and accessible ticket counters. Travelers are nonetheless encouraged to call the train station ahead of time in case they require any specific needs personal assistance during their arrival and departure.

Local tips: the train station points of interest

The city of Kaiserslautern may be small, but its historic city centre has quite a few landmarks and attractions to offer for travelers visiting the area. Some of the most notable attractions are the Synagogenplatz, the St Martin's Square, the Imperial Palace and Casimir Castle, the Count Palatinate Hall and Palatinate Theatre, the Hohenecken Castle, the Humberg Tower, the Fruchthalle, the Kaiserbrunnen, and the 23rd Monument. Moreover, a few local hot-spots the city has to offer its visitors are the 21 Lounge, Nachtschicht, The Underground, and Brauhaus am Markt. Lastly, some of the best places to have a nice meal in Kaiserslautern can be found at Abdo's, Minh Lien, Barossa, Biergarten Bremerhof, and Café Engel.

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