Department Mathematik
Friedrich-Alexander Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg
Cauerstraße 11
91058 Erlangen


Campus Map

Campus Map


From Erlangen central train station

At the bus stop (directly in front of the train station) take the Bus 287, in the direction "Erlangen Sebaldussiedlung" or the Bus 293 in the direction "Bruck/Eichendorffschule". Get off at the bus stop "Technische Fakultät" (indicated by the little blue bus next to the chemistry building in the map). From this bus stop, it is a very short walk to the department. The bus takes about 20 minutes from the train station to the department, and tickets can be bought either from the ticket machines or directly from the bus driver. A public transport map for Erlangen and an online timetable are available on the website of the local public transport company VGN.

By train

Erlangen central train station is served by some long distance trains (ICE,EC,IC), while some train connections require a change in Nuremberg. Train schedules and connections can be found on the train schedule site of Deutsche Bahn, which also allows one to make reservations and book tickets.

By plane via Nuremberg airport

The closest international airport is Nuremberg airport, which is located about 20 km from Erlangen in the city of Nuremberg.

From the airport, you can take Bus 30 in the direction "Erlangen Hugenottenplatz" or "Erlangen Hauptbahnhof". Get off at the bus stop "Erlangen Süd" and walk from there, which takes about 5-10 minutes. The bus from the airport takes about 25 minutes. Another option is to take a taxi. A taxi from Nuremberg airport or Nuremberg Central station to the Department costs about 25 to 35 Euro.

Trains and buses can be used with a regional ticket that is valid also in the underground. You can buy this ticket directly from the ticket machines at the airport by selecting the final destination. Information about different types of tickets and fares can be found on the website of the local transport company VGN. For the schedules of the regional trains between Nuremberg and Erlangen, see the electronic timetable or the train schedule site of Deutsche Bahn .

By plane via Munich airport or Frankfurt airport

If there are no good connections from your departure airport to Nuremberg airport, another option is to fly to Munich airport or Frankfurt airport and take a train to Erlangen from there. The train travel times are about 2 h and 30 minutes from Munich airport and about 2 to 3 hours from Frankfurt airport.

From Frankfurt airport there are direct trains to Erlangen as well as trains which require a change in Nuremberg. From Munich airport, one first takes a regional train (S-Bahn) to Munich Central Station (München Hbf), which takes 40 to 45 minutes and runs every 15 minutes. From Munich Central Station to Erlangen Central Station, there are direct trains (2 hours) and trains with a change in Nuremberg (approximately 1 hour and a half). For train schedules and connections, see the train schedule site of Deutsche Bahn.

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