How to Find Us

How to Find Us


GCC – Graphics, Capture and Massively Parallel Computing
Technische Universität Darmstadt
Rundeturmstrasse 12
(Second Floor)
64283 Darmstadt


phone: +49 6151 16 76114
phone (secretary): +49 6151 16 76112
fax: +49 6151 16 25399
personal email: <firstname>.<lastname>

By Public Transport – by train and tram or bus

Please schedule your trip via the individual journey planners of DB Bahn and Rhein-Main-Verkehrsverbund (RMV) – following the link and button below and accomplish your planning with the locally experienced indications here: At the main railway station in Darmstadt, use the exit at the east side of the station (Ausgang Ost). In front of you, you will find a bus and tram stop which is frequented by the bus lines H, K, L:

  • H (direction Kesselhutweg/Alfred – Messel – Weg)
  • K (direction Lichtwiese)
  • L (direction Ostbahnhof)

    as well as the tram lines 2 and 3:
  • 2 (direction Böllenfalltor)
  • 3 (direction Lichtenbergschule).

    All lines stop at your destination stop downtown: Schloss – it is the fourth stop. Only the bus line L carries you a little bit closer to your destination at its fifth stop: Jugendstilbad.

You get tickets at a vending machine at the station or onboard the bus; a ticket costs about EUR 1,20.

From the bus stop Schloss (5 Min.):
Go ahead, eastwards distancing from the centre till you reach the end of the pedestrian zone. Follow the Land-Graf-Georg-Strasse and turn into the first side road on your left, the Fraunhoferstrasse. Follow this road and arrive at the entrance of the institute building which is situated righthand.

From the bus stop Jugendstilbad (3 Min.):
Please go back some small steps direction downtown till you reach the second side road on the right, it is the Fraunhoferstrasse. Follow this road and arrive at the entrance of the institute building which is situated righthand.

Deutsche Bahn (DB) Planner

Rhein-Main-Verkehrsverbund (RMV) Individual Journey Planner

By Car

By car you will reach Darmstadt via Autobahn A5 or A67. Exit the Autobahn at Darmstädter Kreuz and follow the signs “Darmstadt Mitte”. You will go east on Rheinstrasse. Follow Rheinstrasse and take the underpass. Exit the underpass at the next traffic light to the left into Kirchenstrasse. At the following traffic light turn right into Landgraf-Georg-Straße. The very next street on the left is the Fraunhoferstrasse which leads you directly to the main entrance of the institute building. The nearest parking lot is at the science and congress centre Darmstadt Kongresszentrum.

Please find further information here:
Kongresszentrum Parking

By plane

You will arrive at the airport Frankfurt/Main. From the airport you might take a taxi or go by public transport. To take a taxi from the airport costs about EUR 45,00.

Alternatively, you can take the Airliner which is a direct bus line commuting between the Airport and Darmstadt. The bus starts from platform 14, just in front of the Terminal 1. The tickets are sold by the driver and cost EUR 8,70 per ride. Please find the time schedule here:

The bus is the quickest option and takes about 25 minutes to reach Darmstadt (Station: Kongresszentrum). It does not pay off to take a train which costs EUR 7,30 (standard rate) but more than doubles your travel time. From Darmstadt Kongresszentrum you can reach Rundeturmstraße 12 within five minutes by walking.

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