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 30 minutes in all other public 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 - "Ringmauer/Seilbahn" (cars and coaches): cars 1,30 €/h, max 13,00 €/day, coaches 8,00 €/day
  • 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. 2,50 €
  • P5 - „Auf der Lach“ (cars only) free of charge
  • P6 - "Auf der Lach" (coaches) free of charge
  • P7 - "Auf der Lach" (cars only) free of charge
  • P8 - "Burgstraße/Oberstraße" (cars only) 1,50 €/h
  • P9 - Postplatz, Rheinstraße/Niederstraße 1,50 €/h
  • Kastanienallee/Freizeitzentrum (free)
  • Kastanienallee/Asbach-Bad (free)
  • Europastraße (outside regular opening hours)
  • Rheinstraße-Zentrum, Rheinstraße 29 (cars only) as posted

Last update: 17 January 2020


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)

All parking lots marked with * are free vom 1 November till 31 March.

Parking at Niederwald Monument

Affordable parking is available close to the Germania monument, Niederwald temple and cable car station. The car park is open all year round. Flat-rate charge for the day: buses 8 €, cars 4 €, motorcycles free, coach + campingvans 8 €. Contact: Phone +49 (0)6722-2402

Disabled parking spaces

Free disabled parking is available at the P3, P4 and P9 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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