Ingolstadt is a city in Bavaria, Germany. It is located along the Danube River and ranks sixth in population in Bavaria.
German car manufacturer Audi is headquartered in Ingolstadt.
In May 2006, the high-speed railway from Munich to Nuremberg via Ingolstadt was opened to traffic.
Air traffic: originally only used for the military airport Ingolstadt-Manchen, in the past few years, especially local companies Audi and Airbus will also provide civil services. The nearest airport is the international flight airport. The distance is 70 kilometers, in Munich Franz Josef Strauss Erding.
As of August 31, 2015, the population of Ingolstadt was 133,000.
For many centuries, the Danube has been the main transportation route for Ingolstadt. With the opening of the Danube Valley Railway, the importance of shipping declined in the city of Ingolstadt and led to the complete cancellation of the ship’s itinerary on the Danube in Ingolstadt in 1874. However, in the 1950s, there were occasional excursion ships sailing in Ingolstadt. The former port facility is located near the Municipal Theater. Numerous warships in the Second World War, including 6 Type II submarines, were heavily transported by road to Ingolstadt, staying in the waters of today's Schiller Bridge and transferred to the Black Sea.Today, special permits are required for navigation on the national waterways of Ingolstadt on the Danube.