How to reach us



By car

Take the A8 autobahn (the highway that runs from Karlsruhe to Munich) until you reach the Stuttgart autobahn intersection (Autobahnkreuz Stuttgart). Turn onto the A 81/A 831 and follow signs to ”Stuttgart-Zentrum” until you reach the ”Universität” exit. Turn left at this exit into the road ”Universitätsstrasse”, which subsequently turns into ”Nobelstrasse”.

By taxi

Distance from the airport to the Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft Institute Center: approx. 13 km.
Distance from the main railway station (Hauptbahnhof) to the Institute Center: approx. 12 km.

By public transport

From Stuttgart‘s main railway station or Stuttgart airport, take the S-Bahn (suburban train) lines S1, S2 or S3 in the direction of Vaihingen. Exit the train at the ”Universität” stop. Leave the station via the ”Wohngebiet Schranne / Endelbang” exit and continue some 900 m on foot to reach Fraunhofer IPA.