The way to us

By plane

  • from Frankfurt airport direct connection by bus (called “Airliner”)
  • bus starts every 30 minutes from gate 14 at terminal 1 B and exit 8 at terminal 2 E and need around 25 minutes to Darmstadt main station
  • at Darmstadt main station take the bus K (see “by bus and tram”)
  • more information provided by Frankfurt Airport

By car

  • coming on the motorway A5 (Frankfurt/Main – Heidelberg/Basel) or A67 (Cologne/Wiesbaden – Mannheim) and get off at junction “Darmstadt Stadtmitte” (B26)
  • follow the direction “Aschaffenburg” on main road B26, after crossing Darmstadt you will see the signposts “Vivarium, Lichtwiese”, turn right from Heinrichstraße to Eugen-Kogon-Straße
  • the chemistry building L2 is located at the end of this street (see map)
  • there are plenty of carparks near the building (liable to pay costs)

By bus and tram

  • arriving at “Darmstadt Hauptbahnhof” main railway station take the bus line K from the bus station in front of the railway station to TU-Lichtwiese
  • from Darmstadt city you can take bus K or KU (direction TU-Lichtwiese)
  • get off at the last stop “TU-Lichtwiese/Mensa”
  • from Darmstadt center or Griesheim you can take the tram, line 2 and 9, to “Böllenfalltor”
  • get off at stop “Hochschulstadium” and go on Lichtwiesenweg (5 to 10 minutes walk)
  • more information on the website of RMV

By train

  • There are several connections to Darmstadt main station with regional and long distance trains
  • arriving at “Darmstadt Hauptbahnhof” main railway station take the bus line K (see “by bus and tram”)
  • direct connection from Michelstadt/Erbach or Darmstadt and Frankfurt main station
  • take line 64/65 (VIAS-Odenwaldbahn) and get off at stop “TU-Lichtwiese Bahnhof”
  • take a walk on Ottilie-Bock-Straße to Otto-Bernd-Straße, behind the building L2/01 (material science) you will find the chemistry buildings (5 min walk)
  • more information on website of Deutsche Bahn AG