How To Reach Us

From the Airport

By public transport (~60 – 70 minutes):

Check the public transport timetable and maps: www.rmv.de

  • From the airport take the S-Bahn (S8 or S9 direction Hanau) to Frankfurt (Main)
  • Get off at Hauptwache, transfer to the U8 (direction “Frankfurt (Main) Riedberg”)
  • Get off at Frankfurt (Main) Uni Campus Riedberg (14 stops) turn right and walk down to the Institute.

Or

  • Take the U3 (direction Oberursel-Hohemark)
  • Get off at Niederursel (13 stops)
  • Turn right uphill following signs to the “Universität” (~10 minutes walk)
  • The institute is ahead of you on the right of Max-von-Laue-Strasse


By taxi (~35 minutes):    

Costs: ~35 – 40 €


From Frankfurt Main Station

By public transport (~40 minutes):

Check the public transport timetable and maps: www.rmv.de

  • From Frankfurt (Main) Hauptbahnhof (lower level) take any S-Bahn S1 through S9 (directions Frankfurt-Süd, Offenbach, or Hanau)
  • Transfer at Hauptwache (2 stops)
  • Take the U8 (direction Riedberg) and get off at Frankfurt (Main) Uni Campus Riedberg (14 stops)
  • Turn right and walk down to the Institute (~5 minutes).

Or

  • Take the U3 (direction Oberursel-Hohemark)
  • Get off at Niederursel (13 stops)
  • Walk ~10 minutes as above.


By taxi (~20 minutes):

Costs: ~26 €


By Car

The University Campus Riedberg is located in the north of Frankfurt (Main) and is close to the “Bad Homburger Kreuz” of the motorway A5.

  • From the “Bad Homburger Kreuz” please take the A661 in the direction of “Offenbach”.
  • Take the second exit “Heddernheim, Riedberg” and you will drive on the “Marie-Curie-Straße”.
  • Take a right turn to the “Altenhöfer Allee” at the (second) traffic lights.
  • Go left at the first roundabout to the “Max-von-Laue-Straße”
  • The institute is situated on your left-hand side.

Parking
Available on-campus and a small number of parking lots are available for temporary visitors next to the main entrance to the west of the building. Ask at the porter's lodge how to get access to the institute's main car park (with a barrier) on the south of the building. See also the address map.

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