Department of Hydrogeology

Approach

From Karlsruhe main station

Trams leave in front of the main/north exit of the main station. Take tram S4 or trams 2 and 4 heading east (right) on the first platform to the Durlacher Tor/KIT Campus Süd stop (journey time approx. 10 minutes). From the tram stop, walk for about 10 minutes in the direction of NNE across the campus grounds to Adenauerring 20a/b, building 50.40/41 (see campus map).


From the airport to Karlsruhe main station

From Frankfurt Airport, take the ICE from the long-distance train station south to Karlsruhe main station (duration approx. 1 hour). Alternatively you can take the FlixBus, which takes longer but is cheaper.

From Baden-Baden Airport, take the bus 285 (Airpark Terminal) to Baden-Baden Bahnhof (duration approx. 18 minutes) and then the tram S7 to Karlsruhe to the station Durlacher Tor/ KIT Campus Süd (duration 43 minutes). Alternatively, you can also take the bus 234 (Schwarzbach) to Raststatt Hauptbahnhof (duration 34 minutes) and then the tram S8 to Karlsruhe Durclacher Tor/KIT CAmpus Süd (duration 36 minutes).

From Stuttgart Airport, take the S2 tram to Stuttgart Hauptbahnhof (27 minutes) and then a regional train or IC to Karlsruhe Hauptbahnhof (50 minutes to 1.5 hours). Alternatively you can take the FlixBus, which takes longer but is cheaper.

Arrival by car

Route planner for travelling by car to the Institute of Geosciences Adenauerring 20b


Coming from the north in the direction of Frankfurt and Heidelberg (A5)

Take the A5 motorway in the direction of Karlsruhe/Basel, leave the A5 at the Karlsruhe-Durlach exit.
Continue towards Karlsruhe (first exit).
Follow the four-lane entrance road (Durlacher Allee) until the sign "KIT-Campus Süd", then turn right (Adenauerring).
Drive your car straight ahead along the "Adenauerring" until the next but one crossing. At the sign "Parkplätze Universität" finally turn right and park there. Of the two buildings you see, the front building is the AVG, the rear building the FZU.


From the northwest from Cologne and Koblenz (A61)

Take the motorway A61 to the A5, leave the A5 at the exit Karlsruhe-Durlach.
Continue towards Karlsruhe (first exit).
Follow the four-lane entrance road (Durlacher Allee) until the sign "KIT-Campus Süd", then turn right (Adenauerring).
Drive your car straight ahead along the "Adenauerring" until the next but one crossing. At the sign "Parkplätze Universität" finally turn right and park there. Of the two buildings you see, the front building is the AVG, the rear building the FZU.


Coming from the east from Munich and Stuttgart (A8)

Take the A8 motorway in the direction of Karlsruhe until the Karlsruhe junction, then turn half-right onto the A5 in the direction of Frankfurt.
Leave the A5 at the Karlsruhe-Durlach exit and continue towards Karlsruhe (first exit).
Follow the four-lane entrance road (Durlacher Allee) until the sign "KIT-Campus Süd", then turn right (Adenauerring).
Drive your car straight ahead along the "Adenauerring" until the next but one crossing. At the sign "Parkplätze Universität" finally turn right and park there. Of the two buildings you see, the front building is the AVG, the rear building the FZU.


Coming from the south in the direction of Basel and Freiburg (A5)

Take the A5 motorway in the direction of Frankfurt and leave the A5 at the Karlsruhe-Durlach exit.
Continue towards Karlsruhe (first exit).
Follow the four-lane entrance road (Durlacher Allee) until the sign "KIT Campus Süd", then turn right (Adenauerring).
Drive your car straight ahead along the "Adenauerring" until the next but one crossing. At the sign "Parkplätze Universität" finally turn right and park there. Of the two buildings you see, the front building is the AVG, the rear building the FZU.