Jun 15 – 17, 2021
Europe/Berlin timezone

Travel information

Detailed directions to the institute:

Address:
Max Planck Institute for the Science of Light
Staudtstraße 2
91058 Erlangen (Germany)
phone: +49 (0)9131 - 7133 - 0

 

By car:
From the Autobahn A3 Frankfurt-Nuremberg, take the exit "Tennenlohe" onto the Bundesstraße B4 (main road) in the direction of Erlangen (north bound). Exit the B4 at "Gräfenberg/Universität Südgelände", leave the roundabout at the second exit and turn into Kurt-Schumacher-Straße, then go straight on until you reach the traffic lights, turn left into Staudtstraße and drive straight on to the turning bay at the end of the street, taking a right turn into the parking area. Please ring the bell at the gate to alert our front office staff to your arrival.

 

By public transportation from Erlangen central station:
4 minutes on foot to "Arcaden"
Bus 287 from "Arcaden" (Direction "Erlangen Sebaldussiedlung"), alight at: Erlangen Sebaldussiedlung
6 minutes on foot to the institute

4 minutes on foot to "Arcaden"
Bus 20 from "Arcaden" (Direction "Nürnberg Am Wegfeld"), alight at: Erlangen Staudtstraße
4 minutes on foot to the institute

Bus 293 starting at central train station (Direction "Erlangen Sebaldussiedlung"), alight at: Erlangen Fridericianum 
4 minutes on foot to the institute

Alternatively, take the S1 (S-Bahn) to Paul-Gossen-Straße and then Bus No. 280 to "Erlangen-Sebaldussiedlung".

 

By airplane:
If at all possible, it is best to fly directly to Nuremberg Airport and then get to MPL via public transportation:

Bus 30 direction "Erlangen Arcaden", alight at "Erlangen Gebbertstr."
17 minutes on foot to the institute

Bus 33 direction "Fürth Rathaus", switch at "Wegfeld" to Bus 20 direction "Arcaden", alight at "Erlangen Staudtstraße"
6 minutes on foot to the institute

taxi ride from Nuremberg Airport to the Max Planck Institute for the Science of Light takes about 20 minutes.

Other nearby international hub airports:
Munich airport - connections to Erlangen with high speed long distance train
Frankfurt am Main airport - connections to Erlangen with high speed long distance train

 

Useful information:
Local transportation www.vgn.de
Long distance transportation www.bahn.de
Taxi taxi-zentrale-erlangen.de