Location & Arrival

Kehl is on the Upper Rhine Plain and opposite the European town of Strasbourg, 6 km away. There are some worthwhile destinations in the nearby French region of Alsace, in the Vosges and the Black Forest. The "Hanauer Museum" (pre- and early history, traditional costumes), the Weinbrenner House and Christ Church are particularly worth seeing. The hostel is located in the sports and recreation area south of the town centre, right on the Rhine.
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Arriving by public transport

The hostel is 1.4 km away from Kehl train station. Take the regional 302 bus from the station as far as the Schwimmbadstraße stop. Turn left into Schwimmbadstraße and you can see the hostel on the right-hand side from there. Walk from the station to the hostel in about 20 minutes

  • Cross Straßburger Straße towards the town centre;
  • just before the pedestrian zone, turn right into Friedenstraße;
  • walk along this road until you reach the grassy bank of the Rhine;
  • then turn left into Ludwig-Trick-Straße and walk along that road;
  • After about 15 minutes, you will arrive at the youth hostel on the left-hand side.

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 car/bus

Via the A5 Karlsruhe-Basel, Appenweier exit
You can reach Kehl via the B28. Then take the exit "Neumühl / Sundheim" and go straight right into Schwimmbadstraße (you will cross roundabouts, take the 2nd exit to keep the direction).

If you are using GPS, please enter "Schwimmbadstraße" as final destination. Then please follow the signs to "Jugendherberge" ("Youth Hostel").