How to get to the Internationales Wissenschaftsforum Heidelberg (IWH):

Hauptstraße 242
69117 Heidelberg

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I. From Frankfurt Airport:

  1. By German Railway to Heidelberg Main Station (Hauptbahnhof).
    Follow directions under II.1 and II.2
  2. a) Using the Airport Transfer and Limousine Service (TLS; Tel. 06221/770077). 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 IWH. Advance reservation with information on the airline and flight number is required (price EUR 31.00).
    b) The service provided by Wörns T.S. GmbH; Tel.: 06227 / 3589222, Fax: 06227 / 3589234 is slightly more comfortable and slightly faster. Prices vary depending on the number of passengers transported.
  3. By Lufthansa Airport Bus. 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 (price EUR 20.00 single way; EUR 36.00 round trip). From there, you can take a taxi to the IWH.

II. By German Railway: Arrival at Heidelberg Main Station (Hauptbahnhof);from there,

  1. Take the S-Bahn (S1, S2 – destination Osterburken), getting off at “S-Bahnhof Altstadt” (formerly “Karlstor”). Travel time: 4 minutes. It is a 3-minute walk to the IWH from there.
  2. Take Bus 33 (direction “Köpfel”) from the stop in front of the train station. Get off at the “S-Bahnhof Altstadt” (formerly “Karlstor” stop). Travel time: approx. 17 minutes. It is a 2-minute walk to the IWH from there.

III. By Car:

  1. Take autobahn A5 to exit 38 (“Heidelberg Mitte”).
    At the end of the autobahn, get in the left lane and take local road B37 towards Eberbach/Mosbach along the Neckar river. At “Karlstor”, the second traffic light after the old bridge (“Alte Brücke”), turn right into “Hauptstraße” (narrow street). The IWH is on your left. The nearest parking opportunities are “Parkhaus 13” (parking garage 13) at the “Karlsplatz” (16,30 € per day) and “Parkhaus 12” (parking garage 12) at the “Kornmarkt” (10,- € per day). It is a 3-minute walk from there to the IWH.
  2. Take autobahn A6 to the “Sinsheim” exit.
    Turn onto local road B37 towards Neckargemünd and drive to Heidelberg along the Neckar River. At “Karlstor”, turn left into “Hauptstraße”. Follow the directions under III. 1 from there.