Ways to Heidelberg
By German railway
to Heidelberg main station (Hauptbahnhof).
Note that the airport has got two train stations, you have to
walk to the long-distance train station "Fernbahnhof", shown
as "Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf" on the train schedule website
Once in Heidelberg, follow directions under "public transport" below.
- Using the
Airport Transfer and Limousine Service
(TLS, phone +49 6221 770077).
Depending on which airline you are using, you will be picked up
at the Meeting Point at either Terminal 1 or 2.
TLS will take you directly to the ....
Advance reservation with information on the airline and
flight number is required (€ 35.00).
- The service provided by Wörns T. S. GmbH,
phone +49 6227 358 9222, is slightly more comfortable and
slightly faster. Prices vary depending on the number of passengers
Lufthansa airport shuttle. The bus stops at the meeting point
in terminal 1 B 3 / arrivals level. It will take you to the
Crowne Plaza Hotel (Kurfürstenanlage 1–3) in Heidelberg (€ 25.00).
From there, you can take a taxi to your final destination.
Alternatively, proceed by
tram / bus from the nearby stop "Heidelberg, Seegarten".
Way to Venue
The "Haus der Astronomie" is on top of "Königsstuhl", the Hill above
the old town. There are three possibilities to go there by public
Take Bus 32 to "Universitätsplatz / University square"
(49.41113549581154, 8.705779910087587). Then take
bus line 30 "Science bus" to "Max Planck Institut". Once you arrive there,
the "Haus der Astronomie" is opposite of the Bus stop.
Departure: 08:29 am
Arrival: 08:42 am at stop "Max Planck Institut für Astronomie",
~08:43 am at "Haus der
- Take Bus line 39 from "Bismarckplatz" (49.409905173163885,
8.692811429500582) and leave at station
"Landessternwarte Königsstuhl" from which it is a 5-10 minutes walk
to "Max Planck Institut für Astronomie". The "Haus der Astronomie"
is opposite of the MPIA.
Departure: 08:00 am
Arrival: 08:26 am at stop "Sternwarte", ~08:40 am at "Haus der
- Additionally we will provide two busses with seats for all
participants starting at the bus terminal in Weststadt, next to
Departure: 08:15 am
Arrival: 08:45 am at "Haus der Astronomie"