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Route Description


The Institute of Transport Planning and Traffic Engineering is located in building L1 | 01 at the Lichtwiese campus.

(see Building plan at the bottom of the page)

Means of Travel

by Car

  • Insert the address „Otto-Berndt-Str. 2, Darmstadt“ in your navigation device.
  • From motorway A5/ A67, junction ‘Darmstadt-Mitte’, towards city centre (‘Stadtmitte’). Turn right at the second traffic light (direction Heidelberg). Via Berliner Allee, Groß-Gerauer-Weg, Eschollbrücker Straße to Heinrichstraße. From Heinrichstraße, follow the signs ‘TU-Lichtwiese’.

by Public Transport

  • The campus TU-Lichtwiese is very well accessible by public transport via 2 stops (one bus-stop and one train station):

Bus-stop: TU Lichtwiese/Mensa

Train station: Darmstadt TU-Lichtwiese

  • For train connections, please enter the name for the station as “Darmstadt TU-Lichtwiese” from www.bahn.de or www.rmv.de. For bus connections, enter the name “TU Lichtwiese/Mensa” from www.rmv.de.

From Darmstadt Main Station (Hauptbahnhof)

  • Use Bus K. The last stop will be TU Lichtwiese/Mensa. The journey takes approximately 18 min.

From Frankfurt Main Station (Hauptbahnhof)

  • Two alternatives are possible:

1) Odenwaldbahn (VIAS):

  • Direct connection to the station “Darmstadt TU-Lichtwiese”. The journey takes 25 min. This connection is carried out however generally once in two hours.

2) S-Bahn (S3) / Regionalbahn (RB) to Darmstadt Main Station:

  • Connection to Darmstadt Main Station. The journey takes 38 min with S-Bahn (S3) and 19 min with RB. For the trip after Darmstadt Main Station, check the information above.

From Frankfurt International Airport

by Taxi:

  • Give the address “Otto-Berndt-Str. 2, Darmstadt”. The journey will be approximately 30 km (via Autobahn A-5).

by Public Transport:

  • Two alternatives are possible:

1) Bus Airliner:

  • 8,35 € per Person (as 01.01.2015). Direct connection from Frankfurt Airport (both Terminal 1 and 2) to Darmstadt Main Station. The journey takes approximately 25-30 min. For the connections and further information, visit the website of the operator: http://www.heagmobibus.de/site/airliner.html

2) S-Bahn / Regionalbahn to Frankfurt Main Station:

  • From „Regionalbahnhof Frankfurt Flughafen“, connection to Frankfurt Main Station. The journey takes approximately 11 min. For the trip after Frankfurt Main Station, check the information above.

For up-to-date information, please visit the websites of the operators www.rmv.de or www.bahn.de.

Travel Information

Building plan – Lichtwiese Campus