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Directions to Tower Barracks

From Nuernberg Airport to Tower Barracks (Grafenwoehr)

GPS Address:
Neue Amberger Strasse 109
92655 Grafenwoehr

The Nuernberg Airport is located approximately one hour from Grafenwoehr. To get to Grafenwoehr from the airport, head in the direction of Autobahn A9 toward Berlin. Take exit "Pegnitz/Grafenwoehr" and follow signs to Grafenwoehr (approximately 30-35 KM). Once in the town of Grafenwoehr at the main intersection turn right and enter main gate #3 on your right.

From Frankfurt Airport to Grafenwoehr

The Frankfurt International Airport is approximately 3 hours from Grafenwoehr. To get to Grafenwoehr, take Autobahn A3 toward Nuernberg. At Nuernberg, go onto Autobahn A9 and follow the directions as above to get to Grafenwoehr from the Nuernberg Airport.

From Munich Airport to Grafenwoehr

The Munich Airport is approximately 2 hours from Grafenwoehr. To get to Grafenwoehr, leave the airport in the direction of Munich. Take the 2nd Autobahn exit in the direction of Nuernberg/Berlin. This will be Autobahn A9. In about 25 minutes, the autobahn divides. Follow Autobahn A93 in the direction of Regensburg. Stay on A93 beyond Regensburg to Weiden using the Weiden West exit. Go right on RT 470 for 20 minutes and follow signs to Grafenwoehr.

Directions to Rose Barracks (Vilseck)

Driving by Car from Frankfurt

GPS Address:
Wiesenhain 1
92249 Vilseck

Take Autobahn #3. Follow signs to Wuerzburg. Past Wuerzburg, follow signs to Nuernberg Autobahn #6 towards Amberg. Take exit Amberg West and follow B 299 to Amberg. Stay on B 299, follow directions to Vilseck. In Vilseck follow signs to Rose Barracks.

From Munich Airport

Leave airport in the direction of Munich. Take the second exit towards Nuernberg/Berlin (Autobahn 9). Watch for signs to Autobahn 93 to Regensburg. Stay on A93, take exit "Schwandorf Nord" and follow signs to Amberg. In Amberg follow signs to Vilseck.

Incoming Soldiers and (if applicable) their family members arriving at the Ramstein AFB will be met by staff of the Replacement Center for initial inprocessing. Pet owners are reminded to meet their pets at the designated pick up point. United Service Organizations (USO) lounge with staff to provide assistance is available to you.

You are required to take the free S-bus transportation to your new installation and report at the Central Processing Facility (CPF) upon arrival.

By German Rail (Deutsche Bahn)

All three airports have railway stations with ticket counters and teller machines.

Frankfurt has two railway stations, one for long-distance trains (Fernbahnhof) and one for regional trains (Regionalbahnhof). Both train stations are located in Terminal 1. The "Skyline" is a maglev train that connects the two terminals and transportation is free. From Frankfurt, take the train to Nuernberg and then connect to Vilseck or Freihung.

The Munich airport has an "S-Bahn" Station, which is a suburban railway station that connects you with the main train station in Munich. From there you can take the train to Nuernberg and then connect to Vilseck or Freihung.

The Nuernberg airport has an underground station (U-Bahn). Line U2 takes you to the main train station in Nuernberg. From there you can take the train directly to Vilseck or Freihung.

Grafenwoehr does not have a train station. The closest station is in the town of Freihung, which is only 10 minutes from Grafenwoehr. Vilseck has a train station with trains to and from Nuernberg. Once you've arrived at the Vilseck or Freihung train station, there are usually taxi cabs waiting outside the station that will take you to your destination.

Purchase tickets from ticket counter prior to boarding the train. If counter is not occupied you may purchase tickets at a teller machine. Alternatively, tickets may be purchased online.

Directions By German Rail (Deutsche Bahn)

All three airports have railway stations with ticket counters and teller machines.

Frankfurt has two railway stations, one for long-distance trains (Fernbahnhof) and one for regional trains (Regionalbahnhof). Both train stations are located in Terminal 1. The "Skyline" is a maglev train that connects the two terminals and transportation is free. From Frankfurt, take the train to Nuernberg and then connect to Vilseck or Freihung. For more information about the Frankfurt airport, please visit website.

The Munich airport has an "S-Bahn" Station, which is a suburban railway station that connects you with the main train station in Munich. From there you can take the train to Nuernberg and then connect to Vilseck or Freihung. The recommended ticket option is the "Bayern Ticket". For more information about the Munich airport, please visit website.

The Nuernberg airport has an underground station (U-Bahn). Line U2 takes you to the main train station in Nuernberg. From there you can take the train directly to Vilseck or Freihung. The recommended ticket option is the "VGN All-Day Ticket". For more information about the Nuernberg airport, please visit website.

Grafenwoehr does not have a train station. The closest station is in the town of Freihung, which is only 10 minutes from Grafenwoehr. Vilseck has a train station with trains to and from Nuernberg. Once you've arrived at the Vilseck or Freihung train station, there are usually taxi cabs waiting outside the station that will take you to your destination. Please be aware that taxis in Germany are usually much more expensive than in the US.

Purchase tickets from ticket counter prior to boarding the train. If counter is not occupied you may purchase tickets at a teller machine. Tickets with a blank validation block have to be validated at one of the validation boxes located at every platform prior to boarding. Alternatively, tickets may be purchased online.


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