LocationThe region benefits from an excellent accessibility by car and by public transport and offers a good road and transport infrastructure:

•to the main cities of Frankfurt, Luxemburg, Koblenz, Mainz, Kaiserslautern, Saarbrücken, and Trier, in about 1 driving hour.
• to the waters of the Rhein and the Mosel.
•close to 3 economic important regions: Rhein-Main, Rhein-Neckar and Rhein-Ruhr.
•close to 3 countries: France, Luxemburg and Belgium.
• direct rail connections to Saarbrücken, Mainz, Frankfurt/City and Frankfurt airport.
• good access to the main highways of A61 or A1/A602 (Saarbrücken-France), A48/A1/A62 (Trier-Koblenz-Lux).


Idar-Oberstein•Idar-Oberstein has a small airport for private and charter planes.

Logo Frankfurt Hahn•Frankfurt/Hahn, located between the cities of Frankfurt, Köln and Luxemburg, is approx. 30 km from Idar-Oberstein. Hahn is the fourth biggest freight airport of Germany.It is low-cost-Carrier Ryanair’s most important airport, after Dublin.

Logo Fraport•Europe’s biggest passenger and cargo airport of Frankfurt/Main is 120 km far.

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