Together with its Stadtteile (adjoining villages) of Erbach and Hattenheim, Eltville is the largest town in the Rheingau.
North of Eltville is the village and community of Kiedrich. To the east is the village of Walluf.
The B42 between Wiesbaden and Rüdesheim runs through town.
There is hourly regional service (operated by vias) from Frankfurt via Mainz and Wiesbaden. Trains take roughly 55 minutes from Frankfurt to Eltville. In the other direction there is at least hourly service from Koblenz via Lorch am Rhein, Assmannshausen and Rüdesheim. The Koblenz – Eltville journey time is roughly one and a quarter hour.
Bus line 171 from Wiesbaden Hbf to Rüdesheim
The Rheinsteig walking trail passes through Wiesbaden-Biebrich, Kiedrich, Kloster Eberbach near Eltville, Schloss Vollrads near Oestrich-Winkel, Monstera Marienthal near Geisenheim and Niederwalddenkmal near Rüdesheim.
- Bus line 172 from train station Eltville to Kiedrich and Kloster Eberbach.
- Bus line 173 from train station Eltville to Martinsthal, Rauenthal and Schlangenbad.