Local information

Transportation to Tübingen

The nearest airport is Stuttgart. From there, you can take the Airport Sprinter (bus line 828), which will take you to the central bus station in Tübingen in just under an hour. Frequent regional trains between the central stations of Stuttgart and Tübingen, which take approximately an hour, connect Tübingen to the long-distance railway system.

Local transportation and parking

From the central train station, you can take bus line 3, which will take you directly to the bus stop “Max-Planck-Institute”. Alternatively, use bus line 4 and get out at the bus stop “Niethammerstraße”, about 300m walking distance from the Max Planck campus.
The bus lines 3 and 4 also pass close to the city center (bus stops “Neckarbrücke” and “Wilhelmstraße”), where you will find a variety of German and international restaurants, as well as historic sights.
You may find the schedules of the local buses on https://www.swtue.de/oepnv/fahrplan-und-liniennetz/fahrplanabfrage.html or on Google Maps www.google.com/maps as well as on the webpage of Deutsche Bahn: www.bahn.de

The Max Planck Institutes Tübingen are located in a limited traffic zone with numerous parking options. For planning with your navigation system or smartphone, here are the coordinates of the main parking lot: N48.537797, E9.057986
There is also a covered multi-storey car park with limited parking spaces at the coordinates 48°32'14.0"N 9°03'25.3"E
Please note that you need a parking permit with your license plate number; please ask for it at the reception desk and display it visibly in your vehicle.

Accomodation in Tübingen

Tübingen offers a number of smaller, charming hotels:

Hotel Domizil: 4-star hotel in a quiet zone near the historic center, overlooking the river

Hotel Krone: 4-star hotel in a lively neighborhood close to the historic center

Hotel Katharina Garni: 3-star hotel in a quiet residential area, with a view to the Swabian Jura

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