Easter holiday start in Germany
Risk of traffic jams increases
This weekend the easter holidays start in eight federal states in Germany.
During the peak times on fridays afternoons traffic jams (xity-Picture: M. Völker)
Düsseldorf - During the peak hours on a friday afternoon it may happen that traffic jams can occur more often. The same could happen on the German roads. The cities which affects that are Hamburg, Bremen, the metropolitan areas in North Rhine-Westphalia, the area Karlsruhe / Mannheim / Stuttgart / Nürnberg and Munich.
These sections are especially affected:
- greater areas of Berlin, Frankfurt, Cologne, Stuttgart and Munich
- A1 Hamburg - Bremen - Dortmund - Cologne
- A2 Berlin - Hanover - Dortmund
- A 3 Oberhausen - Frankfurt - Würzburg - Nuremberg - Passau
- A 4 Kirchheimer triangle - Erfurt - Dresden
- A 5 Kassel - Frankfurt - Karlsruhe - Basel
- A 6 Kaiserslautern - Mannheim - Heilbronn - Nürnberg
- A 7 Hanover - Würzburg - Ulm - Füssen / Reutte
- A 8 Karlsruhe - Stuttgart - Munich - Salzburg
- A 9 Munich - Nuremberg - Berlin
- A 10 Berliner Ring
- A 61 Mönchengladbach - Koblenz - Ludwigshafen
- A 81 Stuttgart - Singen
- A 93 Inntaldreieck - Kufstein
- A 95 / B 2 Munich - Garmisch-Partenkirchen
- A 99-bypass Munich
In Austria, Switzerland and Italy the roads can also be very crowded since the the ski areas are still very popular during the easter holidays. In the Netherlands you could also expect traffic jams and full parking places.