Traveling to Erfurt

Erfurt is centrally located and can easily be reached by plane, train or car.

There are regular flights to Erfurt from almost all of the larger German airports (e.g. Düsseldorf, Köln-Bonn, München, but not from Frankfurt/Main). Erfurt Airport is situated on the outskirts of the city at about 10 km from the city centre. You can take the tram to the city centre.

High speed trains (ICE, IC and IR) travel regularly to Erfurt from all parts of Germany. If you arrive via Frankfurt: There are trains from Frankfurt airport and Frankfurt Central Station (Hauptbahnhof) to Erfurt every hour. There is a tram stop and taxi stand immediately in front of Erfurt Central Station. The tram travels directly to the University.

Erfurt can be reached via the motorways A 4 and A 71. From the west (Frankfurt/Main), you should drive on the A 4 Frankfurt - Dresden to the Erfurter Kreuz. From the Erfurter Kreuz, drive along the A 71 to the Erfurt-Bindersleben turn-off. Then follow the signs to Erfurt-Nord and Universität.

From the east (Dresden or Leipzig), follow the A 4 Dresden - Frankfurt to the Erfurt-Ost turn-off. Then follow the signs to Zentrum und Universität.

There is a visitors' parking lot behind the university campus where there are plenty of free parking spaces available.

There is a tram stop in front of the central railway station. You can travel directly to the university with trams number 3 (going to "Europaplatz") or 6 ("Rieth") without having to change. The university tram stop is the seventh after the central station (Anger - Fischmarkt - Domplatz - Webergasse - Bergstraße - Baumerstraße - Universität). The main entrance to the university is directly opposite the tram stop.