Traffic and Transport
Brunswick is located at the A2 between Hanover and Magdeburg. The Westtangente A391 , the connector between A39 and A2, Brunswick city center can be reached easily within a few minutes. The A39 runs via Braunschweig from Wolfsburg to Salzgitter to connect to A7.
Braunschweig is connected to the fast IC (InterCity)/ICE (InterCityExpress) and EC (EuroCity) railway networks of Deutsche Bahn, the German railway company. It only takes 1 hour and 20 minutes to reach Berlin and only 2 hours to reach Hamburg. Hanover is only one hour away.
Braunschweig-Wolfsburg Airport BWE is served only by charter flights.
The nearest commercial airport is Hannover HAJ, from which it takes 1 to 1 hour 30 minutes by train to reach Braunschweig, and about 1 hour by car. Berlin BER is 2 hours 30 away by train and car and Hamburg-Fuhlsbüttel HAM just under 3 hours, 2 hours 30 by car.
From Frankfurt am Main FRA it takes about 3 hours by train to Braunschweig, by car about 4 hours.