Traveling to Jena is quite simple as it lies in the center of Germany, allowing good infrastructural connections in all directions.

By CAR– From the north (Berlin) or south (Munich), take the A9 Autobahn to Hermsdorfer Kreuz, then the A4 Autobahn in the direction of Erfurt – Frankfurt/Main. Exit at Jena Göschwitz and head towards Jena city center (Zentrum) on Rudolstädter Straße.

By AIR– Closest airports to Jena are (in increasing order of distance from Jena) –

Leipzig, Berlin (Tegel or Schönefeld), Frankfurt, Hamburg and Munich.

By TRAIN– Possible connections from the main cities listed above are as follows-

Port of departure Train type Duration (hours)
Leipzig ICE (intercity express), RB (regiobahn) 1.2
Berlin ICE 2.5
Frankfurt Am Main ICE, RE (regional express) 3.5
Hamburg ICE 4.5
Munich S bahn, ICE 5

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