Travelling to the university by bus and train
From the north-west via Koblenz/Trier (RegionalExpress departing every two hours); from the north-east via Mainz (RegionalExpress departing every hour); from the east via Mannheim (fast IC/ICE services several times a day, or hourly suburban (S-Bahn) or RegionalExpress services); from France via Metz or via Strasbourg/Saargemuines.
For more information, contact Deutsche Bahn AG (German Rail).
To get from Saarbrücken Central Station (Hauptbahnhof) to the university campus in Saarbrücken, you can take bus number 102 (to "Dudweiler-Dudoplatz") or numbers 112 or 124 (to "Universität"). These services are operated by the Saarbahn+Bus company and run every 30 minutes.
For more detailed information, please refer to the online bus timetable. There is bus stop on campus: "Universität Busterminal" (for the institutes IZFP and KIST).
Travelling to the university by car
Address for navigation:
66123 Saarbrücken, Germany
GPS Coordinates: N 49° 15' 32,0" E 07° 02' 25,4"
Approaching from the east (Mannheim/Karlsruhe): A6 Mannheim-Paris motorway as far as the exit "Ausfahrt St. Ingbert West". Follow road signs to the main entrance of the University ("Universität").
Approaching from the north (Koblenz/Trier): Follow the A1 as far as the junction "Autobahnkreuz Saarbrücken", then take the A8 as far as the junction "Autobahnkreuz Neunkirchen". From there proceed towards Saarbrücken on the A6 (see: "Approaching from the east"). This is a detour, but it will save you a lot of searching and slow-moving traffic in the centre of Saarbrücken.
Approaching from France: Take the Paris - Mannheim motorway as far as the exit "Ausfahrt St. Ingbert West". Follow road signs to the main entrance of the University ("Universität").
Approaching from Luxembourg: Take the A620 motorway as far as Saarbrücken, leaving at the "Wilhelm-Heinrich-Brücke" exit. From there, follow road signs to the main entrance of the University ("Universität")
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