Thalmässing is a small town with around 2,000 inhabitants located in, Middle Franconia (Mittelfranken), Bavaria (Bayern), Germany.

Get in

By air

Thalmässing-Waizenhofen Airfield (IATA: unlisted GPS Code: EDPW) is a small airfield serving the community of Thalmässing and Waizenhofen and is about 45 km south of Nuremberg. Currently the airfield is used for General Aviation purposes, primarily by private pilots in ultralight aircraft and helicopters. The airport has a maintenance facility for helicopters and microlights. Charter flights can be arranged from this airport.

Nuremberg Airport (IATA: NUE) is around 60 km to the north and is the nearest international airport to Thalmaessing.

By train

DB-Bahnhof Hilpoltstein R6, scheduled bus service 611 (VGN)

The new ICE line runs from Nuremberg to Munich and provides a rail service to the stations of Ingolstadt and Nuremberg. A bus service is provided to the region . The former railway line Greding-Thalmässing-Rothwas closed in 1974 and replaced by a bus service. The former rail bed was converted into a cycle path.

By bus

Buses from other nearby towns are available.

By car

Thalmässing is only a few minutes by car or bus from Greding, Eichstaett, Hilpoltstein and Heideck.

It is however a fair way from major German cities Nuernberg (40 min), Munich (1.5 hr), Berlin (6 hr).

Thalmässing is 12 km from the A9 motorway; exit 56 - Berlin-Munich-South Hilpoltstein junction about 11 km. Junction 57 Greding is about 12 km.

Turn west off the E45 at Großhöbing.

Get around

The town is manageable on foot. If not, taxis are available on call.




There are a couple of small supermarkets in the village.


Many restaurants are located in Thalmässing, most of them cooking typical German food.


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