Helmholtz-Zentrum (i.G.) GmbH
Directions to CISPA: How to reach us
66123 Saarbrücken, Germany
Fon: +49 681 302 71900
Fax: +49 681 302 71942
Where is Saarbrücken?
Saarbrücken, the state capital of Saarland, is located in the southwest of Germany, adjacent to the French border, about halfway between Luxembourg City and Strasbourg.
How to reach us by plane
Saarbrücken airport (SCN) offers daily non-stop flights to a number of European cities. A taxi ride from the airport to Saarland University takes about 20 minutes (roughly 25 euros). Alternatively, a local bus (R10) will take you from the airport (bus stop: “Saarbrücken Flughafen”) to Saarland University in 45 minutes (2,60 euros). The bus runs approximately twice an hour between 5 am and 8.45 pm on weekdays. For details see the R10 timetable: http://www.saarfahrplan.de.
Frankfurt airport (FRA), the second biggest hub in Europe, is convenient for travellers from most destinations. It is a car drive of 1 1/2 hours to Saarbruecken and 2 to 2 1/2 hours by train. For instructions on getting from Frankfurt airport to Saarbruecken by train, see "By Train" below. Airports in Paris or Luxembourg are other convenient options, connected to Saarbruecken by train or bus.
How to reach us by train
Saarbrücken main railway station (“Hauptbahnhof”) is well connected to other German cities. You can take the bus lines 111, 112, and 124 to Saarland University. A bus ride from Saarbruecken main railway station to Saarland University takes between 15 and 25 minutes (2,60 euros). If you exit at bus stop “Stuhlsatzenhaus”, you are right at CISPA’s doorstep. .For details: http://www.saarfahrplan.de
How to reach us by carGPS coordinates of the University campus: N 49.259386 E 7.051715
CISPA is located at the eastern entrance (“Universität Ost”) of the university. You can conveniently park your car right in front of our institute or in the multi-storey parking lot “Universität Ost”, at a few hundred meters distance.