Directions

The Max Planck Institute for Informatics is located on the campus of Saarland University, approx. 5 km north-east of the center of Saarbrücken.

Saarbrücken has its own airport Saarbrücken-Ensheim(SCN) and has convenient train and shuttle bus connections to the international airports in Frankfurt (FRA)  and Luxemburg (LUX).

Main lines connect Saarbrücken with other German cities as well as Metz, Nancy, and Paris.

There are major highways leading to Mannheim/Frankfurt, Luxemburg/Trier/Köln, Strassbourg, and Metz/Nancy/Paris.

Please find the institute (building E1 4) on this campus map.

 

Directions to the institute on the campus

The institute on the university's campus  can be reached

 from Saarbrücken Main Station

  • by bus, approx. 20 min., ca. EUR 2,50
    from: Hauptbahnhof, Saarbrücken direction: Dudweiler-Dudoplatz or Universität Campus
    bus stop: Universität Busterminal or Universität Mensa
    You can check the timetable online. Also ticket prices are available online.
  • by taxi approx. 15 min; ca. EUR 13,--

 

  from Saarbrücken-Ensheim Airport

  • by bus approx. 45 min. depending on the connection; ca. EUR 2,50
    from Flughafen, Saarbrücken-Ensheim
    bus stop: Universität Busterminal or Universität Mensa
    You can check the timetable online. Also ticket prices are available online.
  • by taxi approx. 20 min.; ca. EUR 20,--

 

  by car

  from Frankfurt or Mannheim 

  • via Autobahn A6
    exit: St. Ingbert-West
    Following (white) signs Universität-Ost to the campus

  from Paris 

  • via Autobahn A4
    exit: St.Ingbert-West
    Following (white) signs Universität-Ost to the campus

  from Trier 

  • via Autobahn A1, A8, A623
    • exit Sulzbach
    • turn right onto highway L258
    • at next roundabout, take first exit onto highway L 126, direction Sulzbach-Neuweiler
    • follow this road several kilometers (through Sulzbach and through big intersection)
    • turn right onto highway L 252, direction Universität
    • take next exit, direction Dudweiler
    • turn right direction Universität-Ost
    • turn right into the campus

 

Please find the institute (building E1 4) on this campus map.