University of Erfurt

University of Erfurt

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Travel information: by train or by bus

Haupteingang Bahnhof Erfurt

High speed trains (ICE and IC) travel regularly to Erfurt from all parts of Germany. Online information on train connections to and from Erfurt is available on the Deutsche Bahn pages. Direct trains from Frankfurt Central Station to Erfurt Hauptbahnhof run every hour, from Berlin Hauptbahnhof every two hours.

Nearby you can also find the bus station, where several buses start and arrive. Information about the national and international connections can be found on the page: www.fernbusse.de/buslinien/erfurt

Both the tram stop and the taxi rank are right outside the main station.

Travel information: by tram

Schedule changes (from April, 9th 2018 to 24th October 2018 [expected])

From the Trainstation you can travel directly to the university

  • with tram number 1 (going to "Domplatz Süd")without having to change. or
  • by train number 3 (going to Europaplatz) and change at "Berliner Straße" to tram number 1 (going to "Domplatz Süd") or number 2 (direction "P & R Messe")
  • by train number 1, 3 oder 5 to "Anger", leave there to go by foot to "Domplatz" and take train no. 1 (direction "Wiesenhügel") or no. 2 (direction "Europaplatz").

The main entrance to the university is directly opposite the tram stop.

Tram tickets can be obtained from the machines at the stops or at the EVAG shops. "Tarifzone Gelb" tickets ("Yellow Zone") which are valid for one hour can be used on all trams and buses in the inner city.

Information on times, stops and prices can be found on the webpages of the Erfurt transportation system EVAG.

Travel information: by car

Carte de l'Allemagne : Erfurt - au centre de l'Allemagne

Erfurt can be reached via the motorways A 4 and A 71. Coming from the west (Frankfurt/Main), stay on the A 4 Frankfurt – Dresden till intersection Erfurter Kreuz. At the Erfurter Kreuz, drive onto the A 71. Leave the A 71 at turn-off Erfurt-Bindersleben. Follow the signs to Erfurt-Nord and Universität.

Coming 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 at the back of the university campus with plenty of free parking spaces.

 

Parking options

There is visitors parking behind the University campus and it has ample parking places available free of charge.  To access visitors parking, please enter "At the Parkharfe" instead of "Nordhäuser Strasse 63".

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