IntroductionAugsburg lies in central-southern Germany in the state of Bavaria, 70km north-west of Munich. The A8 motorway runs past the city providing easy access to Munich in the east as well as Stuttgart and Karlsruhe to the west. Munich airport lies just over 90km away and has a comprehensive schedule of international and domestic flights. A more limited service is also available from Memmingen Airport (also known as Allgäu Airport which is just over 80km away.
The rail connections to Augsburg are excellent with ICE, TGV and City Night Line services all stopping at the Main Station with direct routes to Munich (25m), Berlin (6hrs), Hamburg (5hrs30m), Paris (5hrs30m), Amsterdam (9hrs30m) amongst others. There are also frequent regional and local services to destinations nearby as well as a S-Bahn (tram) and bus service.