Access to MPE

Access to MPE

Access and Map


Max-Planck-Institut für extraterrestrische Physik
Giessenbachstrasse 1
85748 Garching
Phone: +49 (0)89 30000-0
Fax:      +49 (0)89 30000-3569

From Munich (downtown)

Public Transport

Subway U6 direction Garching-Forschungszentrum (travelling time approx. 25 minutes).

By Car

Take Autobahn Munich, direction Nürnberg / Airport, and leave at exit "Garching Nord". Follow the signs leading to "Forschungsgelände" and to the single Institutes. The entry to the MPE is at the IPP gate.

(IPP: Max Planck Institute for Plasma Physics)

From Munich Airport

Public Transport

Take the S-Bahn S8 direction Herrsching that runs every 20 minutes. Leave at third stop : Ismaning. Then take Bus no. 230 to Garching Forschungszentrum (last stop). Proceed through the IPP gate to MPE. (Total time approx. 20 min.)

On weekends / holidays / evening stay in the S-Bahn until downtown Marienplatz and then use the U-Bahn U6 (see above).

By Car

Take Autobahn direction Munich. Leave at exit "Garching Nord" and
follow signs to "Forschungsgelände" and institutes (MPE : Entry IPP gate).

By Taxi

Costs for the taxi are about 40 Euro.


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