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Directions by car

Coming from North: Frankfurt and Heidelberg (A5)

  • Exit the motorway A5 (direction Karlsruhe/Basel) at the Karlsruhe-Durlach exit.

  • Continue towards Karlsruhe (first exit).
  • Follow the four-lane road  (Durlacher Allee), and then turn to the right (Adenauerring).
  • After a short distance you reach the main entrance on the left.

Coming from Northwest: Köln and Koblenz (A61)

  • Follow the motorway A61 until you reach the A5 (direction Karlsruhe/Basel)
  • Exit the motorway A5 at the Karlsruhe-Durlach exit. 
  • Continue towards Karlsruhe (first exit).
  • Follow the four-lane road  (Durlacher Allee), then turn to the right (Adenauerring).
  • After a short distance you will reach the main entrance on the left.

Coming from East: Munich and Stuttgart (A8)

  • Follow the motorway A8 direction Karlsruhe until you reach the junction Karlsruhe.
  • Proceed to the motorway A5 to Frankfurt.
  • Exit the motorway A5 at the Karlsruhe-Durlach exit.
  • Continue towards Karlsruhe (first exit).
  • Follow the four-lane road  (Durlacher Allee), then turn to the right (Adenauerring).
  • After a short distance you will reach the main entrance on the left.

Coming from South:  Basel and Freiburg (A5)

  • Exit the motorway A5 direction Frankfurt at the Karlsruhe-Durlach exit.
  • Continue towards Karlsruhe (first exit).
  • Follow the four-lane road  (Durlacher Allee), then turn to the right (Adenauerring). After a short distance you will reach the main entrance on the left.

 

Directions by public transfer

The campus south is located in the city center of Karlsruhe and can easily be reached by public transport.

The exact times of departure are available on the website of the Karlsruher Verkehrsverbund (stop "KIT-Campus Süd"). Information about travel data of the railway is provided by the Deutsche Bahn.

 

Directions by plane

The nearest airports for long-distance visitors are Stuttgart, Frankfurt, and Karlsruhe/Baden-Baden.

Airport Stuttgart

Take tram line S2 or S3 to Hauptbahnhof Stuttgart, then change to a train to Karlsruhe (for exact times of departure, please refer to the train schedule of German Rail).

Airport Frankfurt

The long-distance train station is in close proximity of the airport. Once you get there, take a train to Karlsruhe (for exact times of departure, please refer to the train schedule of German Rail).

Airport Karlsruhe/Baden-Baden (Baden-Airpark)

The buses available at Karlsruhe/Baden-Baden Airport will take you to the train stations of Rastatt or Baden-Baden where you will find trains leaving to Karlsruhe. The Baden-Airpark-Express line will take you to Karlsruhe Hauptbahnhof.