Travel Information


The best way to reach Otzenhausen is to fly to Frankfurt/Main (FRA) and then take the train (see below) to Otzenhausen.

There are additional airports that serve the academy. Please continue your journey by train or by bus.

  • Flughafen Frankfurt/Hahn (51 km)
  • Flughafen Saarbrücken-Ensheim (63 km)
  • Internationaler Flughafen Findel, Luxemburg (83 km)
  • Aeroport Metz (136 km)
  • City-Airport Mannheim (146 km)


Take the train to Türkismühle railway station. From there you can either take bus no. R200 (bus stop “Europäische Akademie”) or a taxi (recommended) to reach the venue (“Europäische Akademie”).

Trains from Frankfurt Airport (ensure to use “Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Regionalbf”, not “Fernbahnhof”) leave every hour. Starting during an odd hour it takes 2:03h with a change in Mainz, while in the even hour the train takes 1:49 and goes directly to Türkismühle. Train tickets can be bought in advance online (at or at the train station before you enter the platform.

The Academy is located approximately 10 km from Türkismühle railway station. We’ll post details about taxi services later on this page.

By car

The Academy has good motorway connections (A1), making it easily accessible by car. From Frankfurt/Main (FRA) airport to Otzenhausen is about 170 km and would take around 2 hrs.