From Frankfurt, follow the A66 via Wiesbaden, then take the B42 along the Rhine and past Eltville to Rüdesheim am Rhein. From Koblenz, follow the B9 along the eastern banks of the Rhine and through St. Goarshausen to Rüdesheim am Rhein.
Note for sat-nav users: the correct entry is 65385 RÜDESHEIM AM RHEIN, not to be confused with 55593 Rüdesheim (near Bad Kreuznach)!
The Rheingau line between Frankfurt am Main and Koblenz main railway stations (some services continue on to Neuwied/Rhein) stops at least every hour in Rüdesheim am Rhein. Buses and taxis stop right outside the station. Timetable information can be found at www.rheingaulinie.de and telephone +49(0)69-450099 650
Rüdesheim am Rhein is 54km from Frankfurt airport, making it easily accessible from any international destination. The journey by car takes approx. 55minutes, while public transport (train and suburban railway) takes approx.1.5 hours. Hahn airport is 65km from Rüdesheim am Rhein and takes about 1 hour 15minutes by car (please include waiting time for the Rüdesheim-Bingen ferry).
For visitors of the Tourist Information free parking with a parking disc for 30 minutes on three parking lots opposite Eagle Tower. Free parking for 20 minutes in all parking spaces with a parking ticket (please press green button). Please note that parking times are strictly controlled by the public order office.
Parking in Rüdesheim (mainly charged from 09 - 18 h)
Parking in Assmannshausen
Parking at Niederwald Monument
Affordable parking is available right next to the Germania monument, Niederwald temple and cable car station. The car park is open all year round and parking charges apply between 8am and 9pm. Flat-rate charge for the day: buses 5,00 €, cars 2,50 €, motorcycles 1,00 €, coach + campingvans € 3.00, campingvans 6,00 € day+night.
Disabled parking spaces
Parking is available at the P2, P3 (parking charges apply), P4 and P8 car parks, and on market square and at Adlerturm/Rheinstrasse.
Parking for motorcycles
Rheinstrasse between market square and Adlerturm. NB: a parking ticket is required for each motorcycle.