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How to get here

By plane

From Frankfurt am Main Airport (FRA):

Use the railway station at the airport. Trains to Göttingen (direct or via Frankfurt main station) leave twice an hour during daytime (travel time: two hours).

From Hanover Airport (HAJ):

Take the suburban railway (S-Bahn) to the central station ("Hannover Hauptbahnhof"). From here direct ICE trains to Göttingen depart every 1/2 hour (travel time: one hour).

By train & bus

Göttingen Station is served by the following ICE routes:

  • Hamburg — Göttingen — Munich
  • Hamburg — Göttingen — Frankfurt am Main
  • Berlin — Göttingen — Frankfurt am Main

On arrival at Göttingen station take a taxi (15 minutes) or the bus (35 minutes). At platform "A" take the bus No. 8 (direction: "Geismar-Süd") or No. 13 (direction "Weende-Ost/Papenberg"). At the second stop "Groner Straße" change to bus No. 5 (direction "Nikolausberg") and get off at the "Faßberg" stop, which is directly in front of the entrance of the Max Planck Campus (MPI DS and MPI BPC). The buildings of the MPI DS with its outstanding exerimental hall and the main building lay to the right. You may ask at the gate to get directions.

By car

Leave the freeway A7 (Hanover-Kassel) at the exit "Göttingen-Nord", which is the northern of two exits. Follow the direction for Braunlage (B27). Leave town - after 1,5 km at the traffic light (Chinese restaurant on your right) turn left and follow the sign "Nikolausberg". The third junction on the left is the entrance to the Max Planck Campus (MPI DS and MPI BPC). The buildings of the MPI DS with its outstanding exerimental hall and the main building lay to the right. You may ask at the gate to get directions.