Travelling within Germany

How can I travel within Germany without a car?

Germany is vast and has many attractive cities and regions worth visiting. Even if you do not have a car, there are still many alternative ways to travel within Germany to see new places or visit old friends.

What are my options?

Train ("Bahn")

Long-Distance Bus ("Fernbus”)

Ride-sharing ("Mitfahrgelegenheiten")

Bike Trips


Asylum seekers with a tolerated stay permit ("Duldung") and those whose asylum procedure is ongoing are not allowed to leave their city or district within the first three months. For more information, read our chapter "Asylum Procedure".