Directions

Address

HITS gGmbH
Heidelberg Institute for Theoretical Studies (HITS)

Schloss-Wolfsbrunnenweg 35
69118 Heidelberg
Germany

By car

You travel on the Autobahn to the “Heidelberger Kreuz” (Heidelberg crossing), from there on route A 656 directly to Heidelberg. At the end of the Autobahn you turn left and then right; you are now on B 37, which you will follow some minutes, until Heidelberg downtown ends (ca. 5 km). After a few hundred meters, you will see a pointer to “HITS”, which leads you upwards to the right, across the railway. Then turn left and follow the streets “Am Rosenbusch” and “Hausackerweg”, always climbing upwards the serpentine curves. The “Hausackerweg” ends by joining the “Schloss-Wolfsbrunnenweg” at the Hotel Atlantic. Turn left, following the “HITS” pointer onto the “Schloss-Wolfsbrunnenweg”. 300 m further at your left you have reached the gateway to the Villa Bosch. The HITS campus is about 200 meters farther, on the left-hand side. Parking: in the garage “Unter der Boschwiese”, opposite to the Villa Bosch.

By plane

You travel to the international airport of Frankfurt/Main. From there, you take the Lufthansa-Bus (leaving in front of terminal 1, section B) to Heidelberg or Mannheim/Heidelberg (depending on the time of the day). In approximately one hour it will bring you to the Crowne Plaza in Heidelberg. From there you can take a taxi for a 15 minute ride to the HITS building in the Schloss-Wolfsbrunnenweg.

By train

You travel to Heidelberg Hauptbahnhof. From there you can either take public transport, as mentioned below, or a taxi to the HITS building.

By bus

You can reach HITS directly with the bus number 30, the so called “science-bus”, which runs hourly from Monday to Friday.
At Heidelberg main station you take the train S2 (direction Eberbach), S1 (direction Osterburken) or S5 (direction Eppingen Bahnhof) and get off at Heidelberg-Altstadt station. There you change to bus number 30, direction Schlierbach (HD), HITS.

At the main station you can also take:
– bus number 32 (direction Universitätsplatz). You get off at the bus stop “Universitätsplatz” and change to bus number 30, direction Schlierbach (HD), HITS.
– bus number 33 (direction Ziegelhausen, Köpfel). You leave at the bus stop „Peterskirche“ and change to bus number 30, direction Schlierbach (HD), HITS.

For the bus timetable and for further information (in German) please follow this link.

Address

HITS gGmbH
Heidelberg Institute for Theoretical Studies (HITS)

Mathematikon
Berliner Str. 45
69120 Heidelberg
Germany

(Postal Address: Schloss-Wolfsbrunnenweg 35, 69118 Heidelberg)

By car

From the A5 (North/South):
Leave the A5 motorway at junction/exit 37 “Heidelberg”. Then drive to Heidelberg on the A656.
From the A6 (West):
Leave the A6 motorway at junction/exit  27 “Mannheim”. Continue driving on the A656 to Heidelberg.
At the first traffic lights on approaching Heidelberg, get into the left lane and turn left to follow the B37 towards Neuenheim/Universitätsklinikum.
Follow Vangerowstraße under the Neckar bridge (Ernst-Walz-Brücke). Immediately after the bridge, change to the right lane to follow Berliner Straße. After 700 meters, you will see the Mathematikon on the left. Turn left into the street “Im Neuenheimer Feld” and then turn in to the first street on the right. After 150m, turn right into the underground car park. Parking spaces for guests are located in the 1st basement floor.
You will find us in the middle building of the Mathematikon, Berliner Straße 45. Our offices are located on the 4th floor.

By train

Travel to the Heidelberg central railway station (Hauptbahnhof). Leave the station building by the northern exit, “Kurfürstenanlage”. The bus and tram stop is directly opposite this exit. Take tram number 21 or 24 (going towards Hans-Thoma-Platz / Handschuhsheim North / Schriesheim) to the Mathematikon. Get out at the fourth stop: “Technologiepark”.
You will find us in the middle building of the Mathematikon, Berliner Straße 45. Our offices are located on the 4th floor.