Nested in a cozy, green spot between Germany and France, Strasbourg is not only perfectly positioned, but it also combines the best from the region. Strasbourg is in France, indeed, but the German flair is obvious with every step, be it architecture or cuisine. Pick up your car hire from Strasbourg Airport and start touring the enchanting region of Alsace with Auto Europe. Be prepared for an exciting tour with soft, green valleys, hilly vineyards and old, traditional villages and towns. The town of Strasbourg is a multicultural political centre with a rich history reaching back centuries into the past. The charming, picturesque town is home to a majestic Gothic cathedral, while the whole historic centre is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Strasbourg is especially beautiful in winter, when its downtown transforms into a fairytale-like stage for the famous Christmas market. Car rental from Strasbourg Airport is your ticket to magical Alsace and the stunning Black Forest in neighbouring Germany.
Strasbourg Airport (SXB)
Official Name: Strasbourg International Airport
Address: Route de Strasbourg, 67960 Entzheim, France
Location: The airport is only 6 miles southwest of Strasbourg.
Airlines operating at Strasbourg Airport: Numerous airlines operate to and from Strasbourg year-round since it is one of the European political centres. Direct flights from the UK to Strasbourg are offered by easyJet and Ryanair.
Strasbourg Airport consists of one terminal building, where arrivals and departures are located on the ground and first floor respectively. Passengers coming from France or a Schengen country can take advantage of a shortcut to the baggage reclaim and arrivals hall. All airport facilities are hosted within this terminal building.
Car hire desks are located on the ground floor, to the left of the first terminal entrance. You can find them in the left corner of the building, next to the entrance to the arrivals area. Once you leave customs, you will see the desks both on your left and right. Upon sorting out the paperwork, you will need to get out of the terminal building and head to a section near car parks P1 and P2 where rental cars are parked. The opening hours of the suppliers may vary and they are most certainly different on Saturdays and Sundays. Therefore, we strongly advise checking the opening hours on your voucher before your flight.
Strasbourg Airport is housed within one compact terminal building. Here you will find one ATM in the Arrivals. Shop for souvenirs and good travel reads on the ground floor, or for some regional products and cosmetics at duty-free prices in the duty free shop. On the ground floor in the departure area, you will find three dining options - a bar, a café and a restaurant with Alsatian cuisine. Wi-Fi is available throughout the airport and it is free of charge. For business meetings, you are welcome to use the conference rooms at the business centre against a fee.
Strasbourg Airport is quite well connected with the city centre, and reaching Strasbourg with your car hire will be rather fast and easy. Take the road D221 and turn right to connect to D400. Drive along this road and take the exit to A35, the road which leads towards Strasbourg . Take the N4/E52 exit towards Kehl/ Place de l'Étoile, continue onto E52/N4, and then exit towards Meinau/Neudorf. Merge onto Rue de la Kaltau and turn left onto Pont Konrad Adenauer/Route de l' Hopital. Continue driving along this road and it will take you to the city centre. The drive should take you between 15 and 20 minutes, depending on traffic. Passengers opting for train service should cross the pedestrian footbridge from the airport to the Entzheim Station. Trains run frequently and the journey lasts around 9 minutes. Strasbourg Airport is also served by a bus which departs from outside Arrivals and runs to Baggersee. Travellers should change to the A tram line at Baggersee and continue their journey towards the city centre. Our guide to driving in France will provide you with more useful information on the country-specific routes and regulations.
Strasbourg Airport has plenty of parking options. The number of car park spaces amounts to 3,000. For an uncovered, short-term car park, be sure to head to P1. P2 and P3 (underground) offer long-term stays. P4 car park serves passengers coming or leaving with charter flights, while P5 is the main car park offering long-term parking options. Parking in Strasbourg has been divided into three zones marked with corresponding colours - the short-term parking zone is red, the medium-term parking zone is orange, and the long-term parking zone is green. Of course, the rates for each zone are different, with the green one being the cheapest, and usually the furthest from the city centre. Blue zones mean free parking and if you would like to use a blue zone parking space, you will need to obtain a parking disc from the attendant's booth and display it in a visible place in the car, for example, on the dashboard.