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Students and guests from abroad usually arrive on Frankfurt Airport and take the train to Landau. Below please find information which help you to organize your journey.
Frankfurt Airport (distance: about 125 km)
Terminal 1 is connected to the regional and inter-city train station. The ICE train journey to Landau takes approximately 1 hour and 30 minutes via Mannheim and approximately 1 hour and 45 minutes via Karlsruhe. At the airport you will also find various car hire companies. By car the trip will take about 70 minutes.
Hahn Airport (distance: about 160 km)
Frankfurt-Hahn airport is mainly served by the airline Ryanair. There are bus connections to Mainz, Frankfurt and Karlsruhe. At the airport you will also find various car hire companies. By car the trip will take about 90 minutes.
Airport Karlsruhe / Baden-Baden (distance: about 75 km)
The Karlsruhe / Baden-Baden airport is mainly served by the airline Ryanair. You can take the bus from Baden-Airpark terminal to the train station Baden-Baden. This will take about 25 minutes. From the train station you will need about 60 to 80 minutes to Landau (you will usually have to change trains in Karlsruhe). At the airport you will also find various car hire companies. The trip will take about an hour by car.
Saarbrücken Airport (distance: about 100 km)
From the airport you can reach the main station Saarbrücken with the regional bus line R 10 in less than half an hour. From the train station the trip takes about 2 hours (change trains in Kaiserslautern and Neustadt or Pirmasens). At the airport you will also find various car hire companies. The trip will take about 90 minutes by car.
Stuttgart Airport (distance: about 115 km)
From the airport (Terminal 1) you can reach Stuttgart’s main train station via S-Bahn S2 or S3 in less than half an hour. From the station you will need about 90 minutes (change trains in Mannheim or Karlsruhe). At the airport you will also find various car hire companies. The trip will take about 70 minutes by car.
After landing, you need to proceed through the following steps:
- Immigration check (please have your visa and ID card/ passport ready)
- Baggage claim (don’t forget your flight number)
- Customs (please find out about import restrictions beforehand)
By train: Get off at the main train station Landau / Pfalz. For planning your travel, you can use the timetable provided by the German railway (Deutsche Bahn).
For more convenience, you can install the DB Navigator app.
From the train station to the campus: From the central bus station (ZOB) at the main train station you can reach the campus by using the following bus lines:
• Lines 535, 536, 538 and 539 leave from the central bus station to Uni/Messplatz.
• Line 537 runs from central bus station to Zoo (Abzw. Uni).
• For current timetables, please visit www.qnv.de or www.palatinabus.de.
On http://www.vrn.de/ you can search through a journey planner. As destination, please enter Landau, Universität.
From the central station to all other locations: From the central bus station (ZOB) at the main train station, line 537 (Landau city bus) runs between the sites of the university at regular intervals.
From the North and South:
Leave the A 65 at junction Landau-Nord and follow the B 10 for about one kilometer. Leave the B 10 and head for Edesheim / Landau / LD Nußdorf. At the traffic lights turn right onto the L 512 towards Landau. Leave the roundabout at the second exit and follow Neustadter Straße further on and into Godramsteiner Straße. At the second traffic light, turn left into Hindenburgstraße. Pass the zoo and then turn right towards the university. Now follow the priority/main road into Fortstraße.
From the west:
Coming from the B 10, turn right at the junction Landau-center into Godramsteiner road. At the next traffic light, turn right into the Hindenburg line. After the zoo, turn right towards the university. Then follow the priority/main road which then feeds into Fortstraße.
You can find the university car parks on the Landau campus map. Alternatively, you can use the car parks at Alter Messplatz (at a fee).