Car Hire in Baden Baden
When you fly into Karlsruhe/Baden-Baden Airport (FKB), you will have many opportunities to hire a car for Baden Baden vacations. You can arrange a car hire in Baden Baden with Hertz, Dollar, Europcar, Sixt, or Thrifty. Each company rents all sizes of cars, from compact to convertible. All sizes in between can also be rented. FKB is the second largest airport in Germany, and car rental is available from about 8 AM to 10 PM every day. Each rental company sets its own hours for car rental in Baden Baden. Skyscanner can help you arrange a car rental before you travel.
Car Hire at Baden Baden Airport
The facilities to rent a car in Baden Baden are conveniently located on site at the airport. This will prevent you from having to hire a car in Baden Baden itself and haul your luggage all over town. To hire a car at FKB, you can make a reservation ahead of time online or take a chance and walk up to one of the car rental counters. You may rent a car in Baden Baden from Hertz, Dollar, Europcar, Sixt, or Thrifty.
To take your car rental to Baden Baden's downtown, take Dieter-Rückle-Straße and Hauptstrasse to B500 in Iffezheim for 3.8 miles. Then, follow B500 to Waldseestraße in Baden-Baden for 5.6 miles. Finally, turn right onto Waldseestraße (signs for Neuweier/Steinbach/Varnhalt). Go about a quarter-mile and you will be in the center of Baden Baden and ready to explore.
Driving in Baden Baden
Road signs are universally the same in Europe as in the United States. It is helpful to be extra cautious if you are not accustomed to driving on the right side of the road. Do not let the absence of marked police cars fool you. Speed limits are enforced via video cameras.
When in Baden Baden, driving to the local spas and baths is one of the most popular journeys. Activities like golf, tennis, and hiking are also popular in warmer months. Winter visitors will enjoy skiing and visiting museums, old castles, or churches.
Parking in Baden Baden
Parking is not always free, and you should look for signs that say “Parkscheine,” which means parking tickets. You can use a machine to get a parking permit, or in some cases, an app. Residential areas will have free parking.
Where to Go and What to See in Baden Baden
The decision to rent a car in Baden Baden makes exploring easy. For fine art lovers, the nearby Fabergé Museum is a treat. The Museum Frieder Burda is best enjoyed by those who appreciate modern art. This part of Germany is very close to France, so you may even enjoy taking your rent a car from Baden Baden over the border for a day trip.