How to reach

Ludwigshafen am Rhein is located in Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany, in the westbank of the Rhine River, opposite Mannheim. With Mannheim, Heidelberg and the surrounding area, it forms the Rhine-Neckar Metropolitan Region.

Ludwigshafen is primarily known as an industrial city. BASF and many other companies have their offices in Ludwigshafen.

Ludwigshafen is easy to reach by plane and train.

By plane

Ludwigshafen does not have its own airport, but it is very close to several airports:

Frankfurt International Airport (FRA)

Stuttgart (STR)

Karlsruhe/Baden-Baden (FKB) and

City-Airport Mannheim: The airport offers direct connections to Berlin and Hamburg.

From the airports Ludwigshafen is easily accessible by train or airport shuttle.

By train

Deutsche Bahn offers cheap train connections from Frankfurt International Airport to Ludwigshafen (~ 45 minutes), Stuttgart Airport to Ludwigshafen (~ 1 hour) and Karlsruhe/Baden-Baden Airport to Ludwigshafen (~ 1 1/2 - 2 hours). If you book in advance you can benefit from cheap prices. There is also an English version of the website.

Airport shuttle

Flixbus offers a cheap shuttle from Frankfurt International Airport to Mannheim (~ 1 hour). You can check the timetable and book via meinfernbus.


Cinema Paradiso & Arte
Hemshofstraße 56
67063 Ludwigshafen am Rhein

Cinema Paradiso & Arte is a bit hidden in a backyard in Ludwigshafen Hemshof. You will find the entrance next to „Rudolf-Scharpf-Galerie“. Then you just have to follow the red carpet ...


There are some free parking options around Cinema Paradiso & Arte:

Goerdeler Platz



Rohrlachstraße 32

There is also a carpark in Mottstraße 11, which is 5 walking minutes from Cinema Paradiso & Arte.

Time table for

public transport

Public transport in and around Ludwigshafen: