Travel info for the Cultural Heart of Germany

The Cultural Heart of Germany regions of Saxony and Thuringia are easy to get to from the UK:
All major airlines provide services to Frankfurt or Berlin. From there, Deutsche Bahn‘s frequent and fast ICE high-speed rail connections will take you to Dresden, Leipzig, Erfurt, Weimar and other destinations in Saxony and Thuringia.

Example train travel times
Berlin-Leipzig: 1 h 15 min
Berlin-Erfurt: 1 h 40 min
Frankfurt-Erfurt: 2 hrs 05 min

With the introduction of a new ICE high-speed rail link in December 2017, Munich and Nuremberg have become further suitable airport options.

Example train travel times
Munich-Erfurt: 2 hrs 15 min
Nuremberg-Erfurt: 1 hr
Nuremberg-Leipzig: 2 hrs

If you like to give the famous German Autobahn a go and hire a car at the airport or indeed travel by car all the way from the UK, Saxony and Thuringia are well connected:
To destinations in Saxony – A4 from Frankfurt or A9 and A13 from Berlin
To destinations in Thuringia – A4 from Frankfurt or A9 from Berlin




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