EMBL is a 10 minute drive from Heidelberg city centre and main station. During conferences EMBL arranges frequent bus transfers between EMBL, the Heidelberg city centre, and the partner hotels.

Address: EMBL, Meyerhofstraße 1, 69117 Heidelberg, Germany

Map of EMBL Heidelberg and Guesthouses

Map of EMBL Heidelberg Campus

Airports

airports

Frankfurt International Airport (FRA) - 82km 
The closest and most convenient airport for Heidelberg.

Baden-Airpark Karlsruhe Baden-Baden (FKB) - 90km 
A small airport with limited connection to Heidelberg via shuttle busses.

Stuttgart Airport (STR) - 120km 
International airport about an hour and a half south of Heidelberg.

Frankfurt Hahn Airport (HHN) - 163km 
A small airport with limited connection to Heidelberg via shuttle buses.

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Airport Shuttles

Airport shuttle

The Lufthansa Bus from Frankfurt International Airport to Heidelberg leaves from Terminal 1 on the Arrivals Level, Hall B Exit B4-5, arriving at Heidelberg Crowne Plaza Hotel, Kurfürstenanlage 1–3 (city centre). Please reserve your seat three days in advance.

Alternatively, long distance busses from various cities and airports to Heidelberg can be booked under www.busradar.com.

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Limousine Transfer

Limousine Transfer

The following offer reliable limousine transfer to and from various airports:
 
A&S Airportservice, Phone: +49 6221 7274466, info@as-airportservice.de
TRN Airport Transfer, Phone: +49 6226 60698, info@trn-transfer.de
Taxi Weinmann, Phone: + 49 6203 17245, weinmann-bernd@t-online.de
 

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Train

Train pic

Heidelberg Hauptbahnhof (main train station) is located close to the city centre. There are express services to all countries in Europe as well as regional trains. Train schedules

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Car

Car

From the A5 motorway (Karlsruhe-Frankfurt) take the Heidelberg-Schwetzingen exit and head towards Heidelberg-Boxberg-Emmertsgrund. Go up the hill, turn left at the Aral petrol station into Boxberg and go straight through the Boxberg residential area, keeping left after the EMBL guesthouse. EMBL is located in Meyerhofstraße in the forest on your right, shortly after you have left Boxberg.

From the A6 motorway (Mannheim-Heilbronn) take the Wiesloch–Rauenberg exit and follow the signs to Heidelberg (B3). You will reach a fork in the road where you stay to the right, direction Boxberg–Emmertsgrund. Go up the hill, turn left at the Aral petrol station into Boxberg and go straight through the Boxberg residential area, keeping left after the EMBL guesthouse. EMBL is located in Meyerhofstraße in the forest on your right, shortly after you have left Boxberg.

Carpark P1 is located on the left hand side after turning into Meyerhofstraße.

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Public Transport

Public Transport

Bus 39
Bus 39 (direction Königstuhl, EMBL or Rohrbach Süd) runs from Bismarckplatz. The bus going to EMBL or Rohrbach Süd takes you directly to EMBL. When taking the bus to Königstuhl, get off at Bierhelderhof bus stop, turn right down the hill and turn left onto Bierhelderhofweg. Walk down past the farm, turn left onto Meyerhofstraße. Continue up Meyerhofstraße, turning left in front of the EMBO building. The EMBL ATC is on your left. To reach EMBL's main entrance, continue up the hill and turn right after the bend.

The last bus from EMBL going downtown during weekdays is at 8.47pm. There are no direct buses to or from EMBL at the weekend. Please use the MPI Kernphysik stop instead.

RufTaxi 1004
The RufTaxi starts running once the bus service has stopped on weekdays from 9.52pm, and departs once an hour (also at 12.22am) until 12.52am from EMBL. Please call 06221 30 20 30 at least 30 minutes before departure time to arrange pick up.

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Taxi

Heidelberg Tourism

Taxis are available from outside Heidelberg main train station or can be ordered under 06221 302030. The journey to EMBL from the train station / city centre costs between €10 and €15.

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