Arrival by public transport

Arrival by train

Goslar’s train station is situated right on the edge of the historic Old Town, in close proximity to the pedestrian area. Therefore, nearly all the sights can easily be reached on foot when arriving at the train station.

The following railroad lines cross at Goslar:

  • Hannover - Hildesheim - Goslar - Bad Harzburg - Wernigerode - Halberstadt - Halle (KBS 320/330)
  • Braunschweig - Vienenburg - Bad Harzburg - Goslar - Seesen - Kreiensen (KBS 353/354)

In Hannover, Braunschweig and Halle access to the greater railway network of the Deutschen Bahn is available. For information please see the website of the DB.

Another railway station is located in the nearby community of Oker.

Arrival by bus

Within the urban area, the Goslar city bus will bring you to your destination whereas the Regionalbus Braunschweig connects Goslar with surrounding towns and communities.

Stadtbus Goslar
Route maps and schedules online

Regionalbus Braunschweig
Route maps and schedules online

Goslar can also be reached by long-distance bus. The stop is located at Klubgartenstrasse. You can find further information here:

Arrival by airplane

The closest international airport is Hannover Airport (HAN). From there you can either drive directly by rental car or take the S-Bahn train to the Hanover Central Station and board one of the hourly connections to Goslar.

The closest local airport is the Airport Braunscheig-Wolfsburg. Unfortunately, this airport is not connected to the public railroad network so that either a rental car or a local train from Braunschweig Central Station is necessary.

Travelling to Goslar

Many roads lead to Goslar

By car from the north:

  • Autobahn A7 Hamburg / Hannover in the direction of Kassel
  • Exit Derneburg/ Salzgitter/ Goslar and travel the B6 to Goslar or
  • Exit Rhüden (Harz) / Goslar and travel the B82 to Goslar
    Travel time: from Hannover to Goslar approx. one hour

By car from the south:

  • Autobahn A7 Kassel /Göttingen in the direction of Hanover
  • Exit Rhüden (Harz) / Goslar and take the B82 to Goslar
    Travel time: from Göttingen to Goslar approx. one hour

By car from the west:

  • Autobahn A2 Dortmund / Hanover
  • Exit Hanover to the Autobahn A7 Hanover going toward Kassel
  • Exit Derneburg/ Salzgitter / Goslar to the B6 to Goslar or
  • Exit Rhüden (Harz) / Goslar to the B82 to Goslar
    Travel time: from Hannover to Goslar approx. one hour

By car from the east:

  • Autobahn A2 Berlin in the direction of Braunschweig
  • Junction Braunschweig North to the A 391
  • Junction Braunschweig Southwest to the A 39
  • Junction Braunschweig to the A 395 in the direction of Bad Harzburg
  • Exit Goslar to the B6 to Goslar
    Travel time: from Braunschweig to Goslar approx. 45 minutes

Special routes for motorcyclists

The Harz Mountains with its beautiful landscape and its numerous winding roads attracts motorcyclists from all over Germany throughout the year. A summary of alternative routes especially for bikers can be found.


How to get to Goslar

Individual arrival from all cardinal points (more information ...)

Arrival by public transport

By train, by bus or by plane (more information ...)

City bus Goslar

Route maps and schedules online (external link)


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