Through flights, trains, buses or boats.
Germany's main hubs in terms of international flights are Frankfurt, Berlin and Munich. Important airports: Frankfurt (IATA: FRA), Munich (IATA: MUC), Dôsseldorf (IATA: DUS), Berlin-Tegel (IATA: TXL), Cologne (IATA: CGN), Hamburg (IATA: HAM) and Stuttgart (IATA: STR). All these serve at least some international flights. Major airlines that connect other countries to Germany: Lufthansa, Germany's largest airline and a member of the Star Alliance; and Air Berlin, Germany's second largest airline and a member of the Oneworld airline alliance.
Different companies offer different tickets and prices depending on one's destination within Germany. 'Touring', the German partner of Eurolines, a well-known cooperation of European bus companies, sells tickets to and from almost any other European country and can be accessed to buy tickets to Germany.
An extensive and regular railway network connects Germany with all of its neighboring countries. Most trains on this network are operated by Deutsche Bahn (DB). Some countries that fall on these routes include Switzerland, Poland, Denmark, Czech Republic and Austria as well as some not-so-immediate neighbors like Italy. These destinations are also well connected by "EuroCity" (EC} trains.Other European high speed trains operating in and out of Germany include: The ICE brings running from Frankfurt, Cologne and Dôsseldorf to Amsterdam. The ICE is so fast that a train from Frankfurt to Paris will take only four hours. The Thalys is also an alternative which takes one from Cologne (K_ln) to Paris in approx 4 hours
International ferry services from Germany can be availed to reach Scandinavia. Most popular routes include: Lôbeck and Sassnitz are connected to Russia's Kaliningrad and Saint Petersburg and Sassnitz is also connected to RËnne (Denmark), Riga (Latvia) and Trelleborg (Sweden). Gothenburg (Sweden), Klaipeda (Lithuania), and Oslo (Norway) can be reached via Kiel and Helsinki (Finland), Trelleborg (Sweden), Liepaja (Latvia), and Gedser (Denmark) are connected through Rostock in Germany.