|: : What is the nearest airport? How far from airport to ramp?
: : Would I need a car to get to the contest?
: The nearest airport is Frankfurt. From Frankfurt you can get to Karlsruhe via Train (approx. 200 km). From the railway station you can walk or take the tram. It is about 20 Minutes to walk.
From Frankfurt to Karlsruhe train rides is approx. how long time-wise? Cheap places to stay in the area?