Directions

Public transport

Directions with Map 24

A free bus from Heidelberg city centre and back after the concert is available. Departure at the Crowne Plaza Hotel (Kurfürsten-Anlage 1, back entrance) at 7:15 pm.

Bus no. 39

Bus no. 39 goes from Heidelberg city centre (Bismarckplatz) to the Königsstuhl.
Ideal connection:
Departure Bismarckplatz 18.55, arrival Bierhelder Hof 19.11, arrival Kernphysikalisches Institut 19.12

Bus stop Bierhelder Hof (about 20 minutes' walk)
From the bus stop Bierhelder Hof go back along the road the bus came on. Turn left into "Bierhelderhofweg" and walk along the road until you see the restaurant "Bierhelder Hof" on the right hand side. After about 200 metres, turn left into "Meyerhofstraße". Turn left in front of the EMBO building. The entrance to the Operon Auditorium is located on the right hand side after about 50 metres, at the crosswalk.

Bus stop Kernphysikalisches Institut (about 10 minutes' walk)
The gate to the Max-Planck-Institute is located directly in front of the bus stop and will be open for the concert. Go through it and follow the signs to EMBL. After going through the gate to EMBL, walk down "Meyerhofstraße" and follow the signs to the Operon Auditorium. The entrance is located on the left hand side, at the crosswalk.

Bus no. 29 (about 15 minutes' walk)

Bus no. 29 goes from Heidelberg city centre to Boxberg via Rohrbach. Get off at the bus stop Boxbergring and continue in the same direction, leaving Boxberg. In the sharp left bend after Boxberg, the path through the woods to EMBL starts. On the EMBL grounds, turn left in front of the EMBO building. The entrance to the Operon Auditorium is located on the right hand side after about 50 metres, at the crosswalk.
Ideal connection:
Departure Bismarckplatz 18.56, arrival Boxbergring 19.20

More information on the web site of the Verkehrsverbund Rhein-Neckar.

By car - free car park available

From Heidelberg city centre via Rohrbacher Straße

Turn left into "Steigerwe"g at "Alois-Link-Platz" and drive up the winding road. After the restaurant "Bierhelder Hof", turn left into "Meyerhofstraße". Park your car in the parking lot on the left hand side and walk up the road. Turn left at the EMBO building. The entrance to the Operon Auditorium is located on the right hand side after about 50 metres at the crosswalk.

From motorway A5 / B3 / Leimen

Follow the signs to Boxberg / Emmertsgrund. Turn left into Boxberg at the Aral petrol station. Go through Boxberg along "Boxbergring". After Boxberg, the road makes a sharp left bend and goes uphill, after which there is a right turn into "Meyerhofstraße". Park your car in the parking lot on the left hand side and walk up the street. Turn left at the EMBO building. The entrance to the Operon Auditorium is located on the right hand side at the crosswalk after about 50 metres.