Contact & Directions City Campus

Contact & Directions City Campus


Max Planck Institute for Multidisciplinary Sciences (City Campus)
Hermann-Rein-Straße 3
37075 Göttingen
Telefon: +49 551 201-0


With Public Transportation

With the ICE (high speed train) towards Kassel or Hannover to Göttingen.

After arriving in Göttingen, take the number 21 bus from Göttingen main station (Hauptbahnhof) towards Nikolausberg and get off at the Robert-Koch-Straße stop. The entrance to the institute is about 100 meters further on the opposite side of the street.

From Göttingen main station, take the WEST exit and take a cab to the Max Planck Institute at Hermann-Rein-Straße 3.

By Car

From the autobahn A7 between Kassel and Hannover, take the exit "Göttingen Nord". Drive straight along the B27 towards Braunlage. After approximately 6 km, turn left towards Nikolausberg (signposted). Take the third left onto the institute's campus.

By Plane

With the ICE (high speed train) from Frankfurt (approx. 2 hours) or Hannover (approx. 1 hour) airports to Göttingen.

Frankfurt Airport:
There are two separate train stations at Frankfurt airport, one for regional trains and the other for long-distance trains. Direct trains to Göttingen (towards either Hamburg or Berlin) depart from the long-distance station every two to four hours. Trains to Frankfurt's main train station (Hauptbahnhof) depart frequently from the airport's regional station. From here two trains per hour depart for Göttingen. By car, the trip from the airport takes about three hours.

Hannover Airport:
From the airport, the S-Bahn (suburban train) departs every 30 minutes for Hannover's main train station. From there, ICEs and regional trains depart several times an hour for Göttingen. Travel time with the ICE is approx. 30 minutes, and the last train departs at 9 pm.

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