ITS European Congress.

Strasbourg, France, 19–22 June 2017. Europe's leading event for intelligent transport specialists.


Travelling to Strasbourg

Travel by air

The airport is located roughly 30 minutes from the Strasbourg Convention and Exhibition Centre by car. Taxis are available at the Airport until the last flight:

Click here for the Airport Taxi Service

Should you prefer another means of transport, you can take the tram or the bus. A shuttle bus operates between Strasbourg International Airport and the Baggersee tram station all year round. The shuttle leaves the airport every 30 minutes between 5.10am and 23.15pm. At the Baggersee tram station, you can take tram line A which will take you directly to the centre of the city.

For more information on the shuttle busses please click here.

Strasbourg is also located in close proximity to 3 other airports:

  • Airport Baden Airpark (45 min by car)
  • EuroAirport Basel Mulhouse Freiburg (1,5h by car)
  • Frankfurt International Airport (2,5h by car/train)

Public transport

Strasbourg is easily explored on foot, and the historic city centre can easily be explored in a day or two. To be able to cover more ground, you should consider hiring a bike or using the public transport network.

Busses and trams in Strasbourg are operated by the Compagnie des Transports Strasbourgeois (CTS). For more information on the shuttle busses please click here.


Tram is the most popular, most effective and by all means the most comfortable way of transport in Strasbourg. Four tram lines (A, B, C and D) connect all corners of the city and make city traffic more fluid. Lines A, B and C operate from Monday to Sunday from 4.30 till 0.30 while the D line operates from Monday to Saturday, 07.00 till 19.00.

The Strasbourg Convention Centre is very well-connected and just a few minutes away from the historic city Centre. Tram lines B and E reach the venue at “Wacken” stop station.

Congress dedicated shuttle

The innovative shuttle, Cristal from the local industrial LOHR, will be available to travel from the train station to Strasbourg convention center and back.The shuttle is reserved to the ITS congress delegates and free of charge.
For more information on route and schedule download the app at :


After Paris, Strasbourg has the second largest railway station in France and it is well served by regional, national and international train services, predominantly SNCF (French Railways), but also by Deutsche Bahn (German Railways).

TGV trains offer a wide range of connections with other parts of the country, as well as with Germany, Switzerland, Belgium, Netherlands and other European countries, in shorter journey times.

Train services operate from the Gare de Strasbourg, the city’s main station, which is located in the city centre, just 12 minutes away from the Conference Centre.


There are 27 bus lines in Strasbourg and most of them operate until 23.00 every day of the week. Tickets can also be bought from the bus drivers. By car Strasbourg can be reached from various directions:

  • from the West (Paris, Benelux) taking the A4 highway (E25). About 4 hours from Paris and 2 hours 15 minutes from Luxembourg
  • from the South (Switzerland, Lyon), taking the A35 highway (E25). About 5 hours from Lyon • from the North and East (Germany), taking the A5 highway (E35) The Strasbourg Convention Centre is located 10 min away from all the motorway roads.


If you arrive at the railway station, there are connections to the tram system and buses, with many taxis waiting outside (to the left of the station forecourt)

  • MM.Taxi Strasbourg, +33 6 75 59 66 83
    • Mondial Taxi, +33 3 88 23 10 10 • Taxi David, +33 3 88 96 96 96
    • Taxi Oberlin, +33 3 88 36 20 74


Why not use our dedicated car-share service to get a ride to the conference or give attendees a lift? Click here to use Covoit for this service.