Most people arrive here with car. Flensburg is situated at the border of Germany and Denmark, beside the motorway A7 leading to Hamburg in the south and to Kolding and further north in Denmark. There are bus and train connections both from Denmark and Hamburg.
Walking is the best way to get around in the city center.
Lots of people arrive to Flensburg from Denmark and the other nordic countries for shopping. In addition to the numerous small shops along the pedestrian street Holm in the city there's a shopping center some 2 kilometers south from the city, Fördepark  as well as Poetzsch  at Kupfermühle near the Danish border.