Useful Map of Tübingen and How to reach the Institute

 

Directions to the Institute

Arriving by Plane

The nearest airport to Tübingen is Stuttgart (STR). After arrival, one option is the bus “Opens external link in new windowAirportsprinter” (#828), which will take you directly to the main station in Tübingen (journey time about one hour). Another option is to take a taxi from the airport. The taxi ride takes only 30 to 40 minutes and will cost approximately 60 Euros

Arriving by Train

Intercity trains, including the high-speed ICE service, will take you to Stuttgart’s main train station, from which a local train service will reach Tübingen in about an hour. The Max Planck Campus can be reached by taxi (~10 minutes) or by bus (~20 minutes) from Tübingen’s main train station. Both the bus station and the taxi service are located directly opposite to the main exit of Tübingen’s train station.
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Arriving by Bus

Tübingen city bus #3 (direction “WHO Ulmenweg”) takes about 20 minutes to the bus stop “Max-Planck-Institute”.
time table information of local public transport of Tübingen

Arriving by Car

Map of Tübingen
Map of Tübingen
+++ Due to contstruction work on campus access via Spemannstrasse is blocked. +++
+++ Please use alternate access via Paul-Ehrlich-Strasse. +++

 
From the highway A8 (coming from either direction)
The fastest connection to Tübingen is the federal highway B27. Leave highway A8 at the slip road Nr. 52 "Stuttgart Degerloch" and follow the  road signs saying "Tübingen/Reutlingen, B27". The drive to Tübingen takes about 30 minutes from here. The federal highway B27 has four lanes and does not pass through any towns, nevertheless you should expect traffic holdups during the rush hour.
The directions through the town to the Max Planck Campus are described in city route no. 1 (see below).

City route no. 1: Leave the federal highway B27 at the slip road “Böblingen, Tübingen-Nord, Lustnau" and follow the street called “Stuttgarter Strasse”. At the third traffic light (cross road Wilhelmstrasse - Pfrondorfer Strasse) turn left in the direction of "Zentrum, Kliniken, Kunsthalle". After passing a gas station turn right in the direction of "Nordstadt, ..." and follow the “Nordring”  uphill over three crossroads. At the fourth traffic light, turn left in the direction of the "Max-Planck-Institut” and follow the road "Waldhäuser Strasse". At the next intersection turn left in the street "Paul Ehrlich Strasse". In the following curve you have reached the northern end of the campus with a parking lot.

City route no. 2: If you are driving to Tübingen on the federal highway B464 through Bebenhausen, please turn right after entering Tübingen (cross road Wilhelmstrasse/Pfrondorfer Strasse) in the direction of "Zentrum, Kliniken, Kunsthalle". After passing a gas station turn right in the direction of "Nordstadt, ..." and follow the “Nordring”  uphill over three crossroads. At the fourth traffic light, turn left in the direction of the "Max-Planck-Institut” and follow the road "Waldhäuser Strasse". At the next intersection turn left in the street "Paul Ehrlich Strasse". In the following curve you have reached the northern end of the campus with a parking lot.

City route no. 3:
 If you are driving to Tübingen on the federal highway B28 through Unterjesingen, please turn left after entering Tübingen. Then follow the signs saying "Hagelloch, Nordstadt, ..." Follow the road, Hagellocher Weg. At the first big intersection turn right and follow the street signs "Nordstadt, ...". After passing a large crossroad at the top of the hill, please turn left at the intersection Nordring and follow the signs "Alle Richtungen, Kunsthalle, ...". After passing two intersections on the right-hand side, you will reach the crossroad "Nordring/Waldhäuser Strasse". Please turn right and follow the street "Waldhäuser Strasse".  At the next intersection turn left in the street "Paul Ehrlich Strasse". In the following curve you have reached the northern end of the campus with a parking lot..

City route no. 4: If you are driving to Tübingen on the federal highway B28a from the direction of Weilheim or Hirschau, please follow the road Europastrasse until you see a flyover ahead. Follow the signs saying "B28, Herrenberg, Nordstadt, Kliniken" and turn left after driving under the bridge. After driving through a tunnel, please turn right at the third intersection in the direction of "Hagelloch, Berufsgen. Unfallklinik, ..." and follow the street Hagellocher Weg. At the first big intersection turn right and follow the street signs "Nordstadt, ...". After passing a large crossroad at the top of the hill, please turn left at the intersection Nordring and follow the signs "Alle Richtungen, Kunsthalle, ...". After passing two intersections on the right-hand side, you will reach the crossroad "Nordring/Waldhäuser Strasse". Please turn right and follow the street "Waldhäuser Strasse".  At the next intersection turn left in the street "Paul Ehrlich Strasse". In the following curve you have reached the northern end of the campus with a parking lot.
Last updated: Wednesday, 09.03.2016