Location & Arrival

Ravensburg is the cultural and economic focus of Upper Swabia. Its historic roots as a service and commercial center go back to the Middle Ages. This is proved by the mediaeval city centre with gothic patrician houses, sacred buildings, gates, towers and the remains of the city wall.

High above the city there is Veitsburg castle, the ancestral seat of Guelfic dukes, which later was entered into possession of the Hohenstaufen dynasty. With them Ravensburg evolved to the most important city between the Danube and Lake Constance and became imperial city.
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Arriving by public transport

Arrival by train

From the main train station you can reach the youth hostel on foot within 25 minutes via Eisenbahnstraße - Marienplatz - Marktstraße - Obertor - stairway or the new barrier-free switchback to the Veitsburg.

With the bicycle turn from the "Obertor" into the Veitsburgstraße.

A taxi from the main train station will cost you approx. 7 Euro.
A baggage transport for groups is possible against payment. Please contact Robert Begero, Phone 0751/32900


Rail service for DJH members
The Community Travel GmbH offers DJH members discounted RIT tickets for a return journey within Germany - this applies only in conjunction with stays in a hostel. School classes and groups can make use of this offer. You must carry confirmation of your booking with you when travelling.

Our partner can handle your enquiry via the booking hotline +49 4845  79 18 464 or www.anreise-jugendherberge.de. Payment must be made ​​by direct debit. Tickets will be sent by post or online by e-mail. In the event of a cancellation, the ticket may be returned free of charge to the agency up to the first day of travel.

Arriving by bus/car

Take B32 direction to Wangen and turn right at the sign "Veitsburg". For busses there is a sign after the end of the town after the Esso station.