Travel and Transportation

Travel information

Please book and arrange your own travel.

Entering Germany

Citizens of EU Member States do not require a visa to enter the Federal Republic of Germany. A visa is mandatory for citizens of all other countries. Citizens of countries for which the European Union has lifted the visa requirement do not require a visa for visits lasting up to three months per six-month period. Further information on entering Germany can be found at

Should you require a letter of invitation, please fill in the visa tab through the online registration.

Embassies and consulates

A list of foreign embassies and consulates in Germany, including contact information, is available on the Diplomatic Relations page of the website of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, see


The organizing committee cannot accept any responsibility for accidents, losses and damages to any luggage and/or personal belongings which may occur. Participants and accompanying persons are advised to obtain travel, medical, personal accident and luggage insurance in their home country prior to departure.

Transfer from the airport to the centre of Frankfurt am Main and to Kap Europa

Frankfurt Airport (FRA) is located 20 km from Kap Europa. It takes 23 minutes by public transport (S8, S9) to reach the central station, where you can change to trams 16 and 17 which take you from the central Station directly to Kap Europa.

Transport is at your own expenses.

The taxi ride takes 15 - 20 minutes to Kap Europa. Approximate fare 27 € in the daytime and 28 € at night, subject to changes.

Arrival at Frankfurt am Main central station

The ICE train stops at Frankfurt am Main central station. It takes 8 minutes by taxi to Kap Europa. You can also go by trams 16, 17 (2,80 € for a one-way-ticket, subject to changes) or by metro U4 and walk a few minutes. Tickets can be purchased at any RMV terminal or in the central station.

Arrival in Frankfurt am Main by car

Please note that environmental badges are obligatory for green zones in Germany – also for foreign license plates.