By car

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)!

By train

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 and telephone +49(0)69-450099 650

By plane

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).

Rhine ferry

Passenger and a car ferry are available between Rüdesheim and Bingen. For
timetable enquiries: Tourist Information or


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)

  • P1 - "Bleichstraße/Apotheke" (cars only) 1,50 €/h.
  • P2 - "An der Ringmauer" (cars and coaches): 1,00 €/h, max 10,00 €/day, coaches free
  • P3 - "Bleichstraße" (cars only) Grabenstraße/Bleichstraße, 1,50 €/h.
  • P4 - "Rheinhalle" (cars and coaches) Geisenheimer Straße. cars: 1,50 €/h., coach 7,50 €/2 hrs., each add. 1,50 €
  • P5 + P7 - „Auf der Lach“ (cars only) free of charge
  • P6 - "Auf der Lach" (coaches) free of charge
  • P8 - "Burgstraße/Oberstraße" 1,50 €/h
  • P9 - Postplatz, Rheinstraße/Niederstraße 1,50 €/h
  • Kastanienallee/Freizeitzentrum (free)
  • Kastanienallee/Asbach-Bad (free)
  • Europastraße (außerhalb der üblichen Geschäftszeiten)
  • Rheinstraße-Zentrum, Rheinstraße 29 (cars only) as posted
Last update: 10 February 2017

Parking in Assmannshausen

  • Rheinuferstraße 1a – Platz von Juliénas – DB station (cars, mobile homes and coaches – free of charge)
  • Am alten Bahnhof (cars only – 1,50 €/h)
  • Rheinuferstraße/Rheinallee (cars only – 1,50 €/h)
  • „Unter den Linden“ Rheinallee 1+2 (cars and coaches 5,00 €/day. Parking fee will be cleared when dining at restaurant „Unter den Linden“
  • Rheinallee 4 – Vereinshaus (cars only – 1,50 €/h)
  • Höllenbergstraße (cars and coaches –free of charge, directly at Rheinsteig trail)

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.
Phone +49 (0)6722-1408 or +49 (0)175-9969116

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.

Caravans / Motor homes

Caravans/motor homes are permitted to park in all designated parking spaces – parking fees apply.



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