Directions

Directions:


The 1. Physikalisches Institut and the other institutes of natural sciences and engineering are located on the Vaihingen campus, approximately 5 km southwest of the center of Stuttgart.
You can reach us as follows:

CampusMap

 

By Car:

 
Leave the Autobahn A8 (München-Karlsruhe) at Stuttgart-Vaihingen with direction Stuttgart. Take the second exit ("Universität") and follow the signs towards Pfaffenwaldring.
Our building (Pfaffenwaldring 57) is one of the two high-rises and can easily be spotted from any point on campus. Our institute is on the third floor.
 
 
 

By Plane:


A taxi ride from the Stuttgart airport costs approximately 40.- / 50.- € (price checked 01.2016).
Instead you can also take the S-Bahn with direct connections to Universität Vaihingen with all lines leaving the airport (S2 and S3, direction Schorndorf or Backnang). Leave the train at the station Universität and head towards the exit Universitätszentrum and you will immediately find the two high-rises of the chemistry and physics departments. Our institute is on the third floor of the second high-rise (Pfaffenwaldring 57). 


By Train:


A taxi ride from Stuttgart main station costs approximately 30.- / 40.- € (price checked 01.2016).
Instead you can also take the S-Bahn with direct connections to Universität Vaihingen with lines S1, S2, and S3 (directions Böblingen, Herrenberg, Vaihingen, or Flughafen) departing from platform 101 (Hauptbahnhof tief). Universität is the fourth station on the ride from the main station ("Hauptbahnhof"). To save money you can buy your DB-train-ticket with destination "Stuttgart Universität". Leave the university station at the exit Universitätszentrum and you will immediately find the two high-rises of the chemistry and physics departments. Our institute is on the third floor of the second high-rise (Pfaffenwaldring 57). 


Other Links:

Maps: The university offers a general site plan of the Vaihingen campus as well as a detailed map, where you can easily find the physics building ("57").

S-Bahn: The VVS offers their timetable as well as well as maps.

Railway: Timetable of the Deutsche Bahn.

Stuttgart Airport: General information about Stuttgart Airport and information about the S-Bahn connections of the airport.