Cycling - Info & Service

Here’s where we have useful information and service addresses on the subject of cycling.

Arrival to Trier by bicycle

Many bicycle trails lead to Trier. Numerous trails lead to Trier through the picturesque river valleys of the Moselle, Saar, Sûr and Kyll - for the most part off the highway. Here's a complete overview.

Rail & Bike

Excellent connections exist between the railroad and cycling especially along the Moselle, Saar, and Kyll. You can cover a part of the route comfortably with the train.
Free bicycle transport is available in the trains of the DB Regio in Rhineland-Palatinate and Saarland from Monday through Friday starting at 9 a.m. and on Saturdays, Sundays and holidays with no time limit, insofar as capacity is available. You purchase a ticket Monday through Friday before 9 a.m. for a one-way trip in local trains. The respective prices for German Rail or the Regional Transport Associations apply. Information on departure times and prices on the Internet at: www.bahn.de or www.vrt-info.de

Boat & Bike

Why don’t you combine your cycling tour with an excursion on the Moselle and Saar? Schedules, info, and booking at:
www.moselfahrplan.eu, www.saarflotte.de or www.visitmoselle.lu/en

Bus & Bike

RegioRadler Buses: In the Trier Holiday Region RegioRadler buses transport bicycles and cyclists along the Moselle, Ruwer, and Sûre. You arrive relaxed on the heights or on you return to your tour starting point . Schedules, info, and booking at: www.regioradler.de

Bike transport in buses of the Saar-Obermosel-Touristik: The Radelbus of the Saar-Obermosel-Touristik transports you and your bike to Luxembourg, to the Saar Bend, to Thionville, France, to Bernkastel-Kues, Hermeskeil, or up onto the Erbeskopf mountain. From those places, you then cycle back to your starting point around Konz or Saarburg. More info and booking at: www.saar-obermosel.de/en

Bicycle transport in buses from the Trier City Utilities (Stadtwerke Trier Verkehrs-GmbH): You can transport your cycle in the buses of the City Utilities, insofar as space is available. Free transport in the buses is available Monday through Saturday starting at 9 a.m., Saturdays, Sundays, and holidays with no time limit. Before 9 a.m., you need a separate reduced ticket in the price class that applies.

Distances (one-way)

Trier to ...

  • Bernkastel-Kues 43 mi/70 km
  • Bitburg-Erdorf 29 mi/47 km
  • Cochem 93 mi/150 km
  • Echternach 25 mi/40 km
  • Hermeskeil 35 mi/56 km
  • Kell am See 26 mi/42 km
  • Koblenz 123 mi/198 km
  • Konz 6 mi/9 km
  • Kordel 9 mi/15 km
  • Merzig 37 mi/60 km
  • Mettlach 27 mi/44 km
  • Neumagen-Dhron 29 mi/47 km
  • Nittel 16 mi/26 km
  • Perl 34 mi/55 km
  • Ruwer 4 mi/6 km
  • Saarburg 16 mi/25 km
  • Schweich 11 mi/18 km
  • Trittenheim 27 mi/44 km
  • Wasserbillig 9 mi/15 km
Bicycle inner tube vending machines

Should you have a flat outside of opening hours, you can purchase replacement inner tubes from the following vending machines at any time:

  • Trier, Bruchhausenstrasse 20
  • Trier, Aachener Stasse 55 (in front of the Velopoint bicycle store)
  • Trier, Kantstrasse 19 (in front of the Stemper bicycle store)
  • Kell am See, Ruwerstrasse 40 (in front of Radsport Karos)
Pedestrian zone (Trier)

You are permitted to cycle through the pedestrian zone in Trier between 7 p.m. and 11 a.m.

Maps and literature

A large selection of cycling maps and literature is available in the Tourist Information or at our online shop: www.triershop.de

Order cycling brochure “Worth the Effort!” (BewegensWert!)

Cycling & hiking tours in the Trier area: Premium cycling routes and hiking trails, tour suggestions, useful information on cycling and hiking in the Trier Holiday Region.

Order a printed version of the brochure

Cycling Adventure Days

The streets and roads belong to the cyclists on the Cycling Event Days. The following Cycling Event Days are held in the Trier Holiday Region:

City bicycle tour (in Trier)

Discover the old Roman city of Trier on your bicycle. More information

Accommodations

Trier and the region have numerous bed & bike accommodations which are set up especially for the needs of cyclists.