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Public Transport

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P&R / Commuter Network

Alle info on park and ride opportunities and the local commuter network

Coaches & Road Closures

All info on parking for coaches and road closures

Convenient Arrival and Departure

Enjoy the Koblenzer Sommerfest with "Rhein in Flammen" and the fireworks display without stressing over parking. We highly recommend the use of buses, trains, the Koblenz Cable Car, ferries on the Rhine and Moselle or the Koveb Park & Ride offer.

Reaching the Festival Grounds on Foot

From Koblenz main station, follow the road down to the Rhine toward Markenbildchenweg street. Turn left and continue straight on towards the Deutsches Eck until you reach the event area.

From the Zentralplatz square, walk toward Jesuitenplatz and either turn into Eltzerhofstraße street via Firmungstraße street and follow the road down to the Moselle keeping right (arriving directly at the fairground, which is part of the event area) or follow Firmungstraße street down to the Rhine via Rheinstraße street, where the event area is located.

From the opposite bank of the Moselle, cross the Balduin Bridge and turn left into Burgstraße street. After a few metres, take the steps down to the left to Peter-Altmeier-Ufer street and then turn right.

Ferries, Cable Car and Funicular

The Liesel Ferry* runs from 8 a.m. - 8 p.m. between the Knaus Camping Park Rhine/Moselle to the Moselle jetty on the Peter-Altmeier bank, directly at the Deutsches Eck.

The ferry Koblenz Ehrenbreitstein - Schängel Shuttle offers trips between 8:30 a.m. and 6:30 p.m.. On Saturday, the ferry runs until midnight. As a rule, the crossings take place at 10-minute intervals. Starting point is Ehrenbreitstein on the river bank, arrival at the Konrad-Adenauer bank, next to the water level house.

*Changes may occur due to low water.

The Koblenz Cable Car offers special travel times during the weekend of the Sommerfest: The cable car will run until midnight on Friday, even until 1 a.m. on Saturday** and until 7 p.m. on Sunday. Further information can be found at

The fortress funicular runs on the weekend of August 11-13 from 6 a.m. until 1 a.m..** On Saturday night, the fortress funicular runs until 5 a.m..                                            

**Please note that the cable car and the funicular will stop running between 10:30 p.m. and midnight due to the fireworks display!

Train: Deutsche Bahn

As a rule, special trains will be operated by the Deutsche Bahn. You will find more detailed information here approx. 4 weeks before the start of the event. 

For your orientation, please find the notice for Koblenz  main station with the additional trains during the major event "Rhein in Flammen" 2022:

On weekends, the normal rail schedule will apply. There will also be additional trains from Koblenz Stadtmitte and Hauptbahnhof.

The most important trains are summarised here:

Special trains for "Rhein in Flammen" from the Koblenz main station (in German)
Special trains for "Rhein in Flammen" from the Koblenz Stadtmitte station (in German)
P+R from the Parking Lots with the Red Dot

Anyone arriving via personal vehicle can ride into the city centre with shuttle buses from the parking lots indicated by a red dot on the local traffic signs.

Route 1:         
P1: Winninger Straße (Metternich) - P2: Kurt-Schumacher-Brücke (Moselweiß) - P3: Peter-Klöckner-Straße (Rauental) - P4: Ludwig-Erhard-Straße (Rauental) - Train Station Stadtmitte/Löhr-Center (Stop B)

Route 2:         
P5: Hochschule Karthause, B 327 - Christuskirche (Toward Zentralplatz)

The buses run approx. every 15 minutes to the Koblenz city centre and back from 5 p.m. until 1 a.m.. The trip is free.

Public Buses (Koveb)

The Saturday timetable applies with increased use of carriages starting around 9 p.m.. On all lines offered on Saturdays, there is a 30-minute frequency until approx. 11 p.m. with arrival in the Koblenz city centre.

Due to a traffic restriction in Kammertsweg street, the bus line 2/12 in Wallersheim will only run to the bus stop "Messeplatz Wallersheim" starting at approx. 5 p.m..

koveb night buses for return journeys

Departure times for the following koveb night buses from Zentralplatz/Forum23:30 - 23:45* - 24:00* - 0:30 - 1:00* - 1:30 - 2:00* - 2:30 - 3:00* - 3:30* 

*Additional trips for "Rhein in Flammen"

Line Direction Bus Stop
N2 KO-Zentrum - Goldgrube - Karthause D
N3 KO-Zentrum - Lützel - Metternich - Güls - Rauental A
N5 KO-Zentrum - Pfaffendorf - Horchheim - Asterstein E
N6 KO-Zentrum - Rauental - Moselweiß K
N7 KO-Zentrum - Lützel - Neuendorf - Wallersheim - Kesselheim A
8 KO-Zentrum - Ehrenbreitstein - Vallendar - Bendorf - Sayn G
N9 KO-Zentrum - Ehrenbreitstein - Arzheim - Arenberg - Immendorf G

More Info at

Commuter Network and Cyclists

The local commuter network can also provide a comfortable journey.

E-Bikers and cyclists are recommended to use the Rhine and Moselle bike paths.


As a rule, limited coach parking will be available on the weekend of Sommerfest/Rhein in Flammen. You will find more detailed information here approx. 4 weeks before the start of the event. 

For your orientation, please find the limitations that were in place during the major event "Rhein in Flammen" 2022:


Coach Parking During Rhein in Flammen (on Aug. 13. from 10 a.m. until the end of the event)

  • Mainzer Straße / between Roonstraße and Schenkendorfstraße
  • Kastorpfaffenstraße starting at the parking bays behind Rheinstraße and extending to Esther-Bejarano-Straße.
  • Peter-Altmeier-Ufer between Kornpfortstraße and the exit Am Saarplatz (previously "Neuer Messeplatz")
  • Rheinau/Oberwerth and Pastor-Klein-Straße are closed to coaches.

Limited Coach Parking During "Rhein in Flammen":

  • Coach parking lot at Peter-Altmeie Bank: Closed from Mo. Aug. 8th 6 a.m. until Tu. Aug. 16th 6 p.m.
  • Parking pockets for coaches in Stresemannstraße: Closed on Aug. 11th from 8 a.m. to 12 p.m., Mo. Aug. 15th from 8 a.m. to 12 p.m. (limited use on event days)
  • Parking spots at Konrad-Adenauer bank (across from former BWB): On Th. Aug. 11th and Fr. Aug. 12th until 6 p.m.: limited space, therefore only for loading and unloading
  • Due to setup / closures in Regierungsstraße (Neustadt) not accessible on Fr. Aug. 12th from 6 p.m. to 1 a.m. and Sa. Aug. 13th from 10 a.m. until event end

Driving Restrictions for Coaches

  • Coaches cannot travel across the Pfaffendorfer Bridge.
    • Alternatives: via Balduin Bridge or South Bridge

Additional information on coach parking in Koblenz can be found on the Koblenz-Touristik website: Infoseite für Reiseveranstalter.

Notice signs will guide coach drivers to the provided parking spaces.

Closures & Notices

As a rule, road closures will be in place on the weekend of Sommerfest/Rhein in Flammen. You will find more detailed information here approx. 4 weeks before the start of the event. 

For your orientation, please find the closures that were in place during the major event "Rhein in Flammen" 2022:

The parking spaces and parking lots in the cordoned-off areas of the event site will be completely or temporarily eliminated during the three-day event.

  • Emser Street 
    We kindly ask all visitors not to park in the Emser Street in Koblenz-Pfaffendorf, as this will obstruct the passage of public transport buses. 
    The Public Order Office of the City of Koblenz would like to draw your attention to the fact that there will be increased controls in this area and towing will take place if necessary. Thank you for your understanding!
  • Pfaffendorfer Bridge
    The Pfaffendorf Bridge will be closed to vehicles of all types as well as pedestrian and bicycle traffic on Saturday, August 13, 2019 from 10:15 p.m. to midnight.
  • Balduin Bridge
    The Balduin Bridge will be closed to vehicles of all kinds on Saturday, August 13th from 10:30 p.m. until after the fireworks display at around 11:30 p.m..
  • Pier in Ehrenbreitstein
    For safety reasons, the area of the pier in Koblenz-Ehrenbreitstein will be closed all day on Saturday, Augest 13th. The road closure is located on the Rhine bank path at the Water and Shipping Authority under the Pfaffendorfer Bridge.
  • Horchheimer Train Bridge
    Closures on Saturday Aug. 13th during the fireworks from 10:30 p.m. to 11:30 p.m. at both access points/approaches for pedestrians and cyclists on both sides of the bridgeheads.
  • Leinpfad
    Closure of the Leinpfad (Rhine bank path) between Urbar (height Gretchens Garten) and Ehrenbreitstein (height railway station) on Saturday, Aug. 13th from 10 p.m. to midnight for pedestrians and cyclists.
  • Rhine Meadow Oberwerth
    Driving on the Rhine Meadow Oberwerth is not permitted. Camping on the Rhine meadow is tolerated, but driving on it with vehicles of any kind is not permitted.
  • Ehrenbreitstein Fortress
    Both the upper courtyard of Ehrenbreitstein Fortress and the Felsenweg will be closed on Saturday, Aug. 13th from 5 p.m. onwards for safety reasons. 

    Outside these times, Ehrenbreitstein Fortress will be accessible during opening hours. On Saturday, Aug. 13th from 7 p.m., the viewing structure on the foregrounds of Ehrenbreitstein Fortress will be closed.
  • Around the event area of the Koblenz "Sommerfest":
    The event area of the Koblenz "Sommerfest" extends from the meadow at the Restaurant Weindorf (Julius-Wegeler Street) to Balduin bridge. Access to Julius-Wegeler Street, Karmeliter Street, Stresemann Street, Konrad-Adenauer Bank, Rheinstraße Street, Kastorpfaffenstraße Street, Kastorhof, Peter-Altmeier Bank is only permitted for residents with an identity card and authorised persons. We kindly ask you to avoid the area, especially on Saturday. Certain parking spaces and areas cannot be used during the event:
    • Parking lot at the Weindorf from Thursday, Aug. 11, 2022, 6 a.m. until Monday, Aug. 15, 2022, 7 p.m. (entire car park)
    • Regierungsstraße Street - Parking stalls near Higher Regional Court, Tuesday, Aug. 9, 2022, 8 a.m. until Tuesday, Aug. 16, 2022, 6 p.m. for the control centre
    • Parking lot "Dechant-Homscheid-Platz" at the Kastorhof, Friday, Aug. 12, 2022, 8 a.m. until Monday, Aug. 15, 8 a.m.
    • In front of St. Kastor Church, Saturday, Aug. 13, 2022, all day.
    • Car park Peter-Altmeier-Ufer, Friday, Aug. 12, 2022, 8 a.m. until Monday, Aug. 15, 2022, 8 a.m.