Arriving by car:
Leave the Autobahn A5 (Frankfurt/M, – Heidelberg/Basel) or A 67 (Köln/Wiesbaden – Mannheim) at the exit “Darmstadt Zentrum”. Follow the signs “TU Lichtwiese” towards the east (Aschaffenburg and Vivarium). The university area “Lichtwiese” is situated in the south-eastern outskirts of the town.
Arriving by train:
Darmstadt Central Station (“Hauptbahnhof”) is a stop for ICE, IC, EC and interregio trains in north-south-traffic. From the railway station you can take the bus (Line K, direction “TU Lichtwiese”) and get off at the final stop. Tickets you can buy in the bus. The bus goes every 15 minutes and needs 18 minutes to reach the final stop.
Arriving by airplane:
Frankfurt airport is situated about 30 km away from Darmstadt. From the airport you can take the “Airliner” bus and reach Darmstadt Central Train Station in just 25 minutes. This bus departs in Frankrurt at terminal 1, arrivals area B, bus stop number 15 and at terminal 2, arrivals area D + E. From Darmstadt Central Train Station you can take another bus directly to the “Lichtwiese”, campus (see “arriving by train” above).