Getting here


The Technische Universität Braunschweig has excellent transport connections and is easy to reach either by car or public transport.

The TU’s Main Campus is located just 15 minutes by foot from the city centre. Its Historic Main Building, lecture halls, administration building and University Library are clustered around Pockelsstraße.

Additional sites include the East Campus with the engineering, pharmaceutics and physics institutes, the North Campus with the Humanities Centre, and the Campus Research Airport with the Automotive Research Centre Niedersachsen.

For a view of the location of Technische Universität Braunschweig within the city, please see the online map provided by the City of Braunschweig.

For a view of the location of the university’s different institutes and facilities, please see our campus maps under the list of institutes.

Technische Universität Braunschweig
Universitätsplatz 2
38106 Braunschweig

Telephone: +49 531 391-0
Telefax: +49 531 391-4577

GPS coordinates:
N52° 16' 26.022"  E10° 31' 46.553"

Postal address
Technische Universität Braunschweig
38092 Braunschweig

Braunschweig is the largest city between Berlin and Hannover and can easily be reached by car, train, coach or from the nearest airport.

Within the city, the busses and trams of the public transport system provide excellent connections to the various sites of Technische Universität Braunschweig.

By train, coach or public transport


More than 200 trains arrive at Braunschweig Main Station every day. It is connected to the high-speed ICE and IC network, and the station is an important hub for regional rail transport.

Several coach operators provide services to Braunschweig’s bus terminal from all over Germany.

From the main station or bus terminal, a bus or tram ride to TU Braunschweig’s Main Campus will take about 15 minutes. Tickets can be purchased aboard the bus or tram.

A taxi ride from Braunschweig Main Station to the Main Campus will cost approximately €12.

Please check the website of public transport provider Braunschweiger Verkehrs-GmbH or the EFA electronic journey planner for exact departure times and the latest updates.


Main Campus stops
Tram 1, 2: Mühlenpfordtstraße, Hamburger Straße
Tram 3: Botanischer Garten, Theaterwall
Bus 419, 429: Pockelsstraße, Hamburger Straße, Hans-Sommer-Straße, Bültenweg

Map of the Main Campus

East Campus stops
Tram 3: Bindestraße, Mozartstraße
Bus 413: Richard-Strauß-Weg, Beethovenstraße

Map of the East Campus, North Campus and Campus Research Airport

North Campus stops
Tram 2: Siegfriedstraße, Ottenroder Straße
Bus 416, 436: Freyastraße, Siegfriedstraße

Map of the East Campus, North Campus and Campus Research Airport

Campus Research Airport stops
Bus 436, 413: Luftfahrtbundesamt

Map of the East Campus, North Campus and Campus Research Airport

By car

Braunschweig has excellent motorway connections:

  • A2 Berlin – Ruhr area
  • A39 Wolfsburg – Braunschweig – Salzgitter with a direct link to the A7 (toward Frankfurt am Main/Munich)
  • A395 Braunschweig – Harz (toward Halle/Leipzig)

Please note that parking space at the Main Campus is limited.

For the street addresses of specific institutes, please see the campus map or the list of institutes and central facilities.

By plane

Thanks to its excellent rail and motorway connections, Braunschweig is easy to reach from the following large airports:

By bike

Braunschweig is a very bike-friendly city. The Main Campus can be reached from anywhere in the city in less than 30 minutes.

The bike lane network is extensive, with separate bike lanes along streets, bike paths through parks, and even bicycle streets where cyclists have priority. For an overview of the bike lane network, please see the bicycle city map provided by the City of Braunschweig.

3D map of the Main Campus
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Main Campus
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North Campus, East Campus and Campus Research Airport (NFF, NFL)
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Campus map

You are looking for a specific institute, facility or lecture hall? Have a look at our campus map!

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