Transportation in Heidelberg

All conference venues are accessible via buses and trams, which are the most commonly used forms of transportation in Heidelberg.

 

Ticket prices for buses and trams are as follows:

Single ticket 2.60 €
Day ticket 6.70 €
3-day ticket 16.20 €

 

For more information about local public transportation and fares in Heidelberg, click here

 

Where to buy a ticket

 

Ticket machines

The RNV ticket machines are installed in the Main Train Station as well as on the most bus/tram stops. You can easily select the ticket on the touchscreen. You need to pay in cash or debit card.

Smartphone ticket app

You can purchase your ticket using the VRN app. You can download the app free of charge:

Click here for iOS users.

Click here for Android users.

Bus drivers

In Heidelberg buses, you can purchase the ticket in cash directly from the driver. However, this does not apply to trams.

Visitor centres and sales points

You can also purchase tickets at the VRN customer centres (Heidelberg Main Station stop or Kurfürsten-Anlage 62) or at one of the sales points. These sales points are usually newspaper stands or stationery shops.

 

Venue directions

 

How to get to the Mathematikon:

Address: Berliner Str. 41-49, 69120 Heidelberg

Visit the Mathematikon’s website here.

 

From the Main Station

Participants travelling to Heidelberg by train or bus will likely arrive at the main train station. Tram lines 21 and 24 will take you directly from the Main Station to Mathematikon (stop “Technologiepark”).

 

From the Old City

If you are staying at a hotel in the city centre, you can take bus no. 31 from the stop “Universitätsplatz” or tram no. 21 from the stop “Bismarckplatz” directly to Mathematikon. Exit at the stop “Technologiepark”.

How to get to the Marsilius Kolleg:

Address: Im Neuenheimer Feld 130.1, 69120 Heidelberg

Visit the Marsilius Kolleg’s website here.

 

 

From the Main Station

From the main train station, take bus no. 32 towards Neuenheim, Kopfklinik. Exit at the stop “Uni-Campus”. The Marsilius Kolleg is on the opposite side of the street from the bus stop, in the Marsilius Arkaden 130.1.

If you are taking the tram, use either no. 21 or 24 (toward Handschuhsheim). Exit at the stop “Jahnstraße”. Cross the Berliner Straße towards Neuenheimer Feld. Follow Jahnstraße, which will bend toward the right in approximately 50 metres. Turn left on Kirschnerstraße and follow it approximately 350 metres, until you reach the Marsilius Arkaden on the left side (Im Neuenheimer Feld 130).

 

From the Old City

If you are leaving from the stop “Universitätsplatz”, take bus no. 32 to the stop “Chirurgische Klinik”. From there, it is approximately a 2-minute walk to the conference venue.

 

From the stop “Bismarckplatz”, you can also take bus no. 32 to the stop “Chirurgische Klinik”. Alternatively, you can take tram no. 21 to the stop “Jahnstraße”, from which it is approximately a 7-minute walk to the conference venue.

How to get to the City Hall:

Address: Rathaus, Marktplatz 10, 69117 Heidelberg

Visit the City Hall’s website here here.

 

From the Marsilius Kolleg

From the Marsilius Kolleg, you can walk to the stop “Universitäts-Campus”, which is located right in front of the building, and take bus no. 32 to the stop “Universitätsplatz”. From there, turn right and follow Heidelberg’s main pedestrian street (‘Hauptstraße’) towards the Heidelberg Castle for approximately 5 minutes. Heidelberg City Hall (‘Rathaus’) is located on the Market Square.

How to get to the Old University Hall (Alte Aula):

Address: Grabengasse 1, 69117 Heidelberg

Visit the Old University Hall’s website here.

 

 

 

From the Marsilius Kolleg

From the Marsilius Kolleg, you can walk to the stop “Universitäts-Campus”, which is located right in front of the building, and take bus no. 32 to the stop “Universitätsplatz”.

Opposite the bus stop, you will see the Baroque-style Old University building. The Great Hall is located on the first floor.

 

From the Main Station

If you are leaving from the Main Station (stop “HD Hauptbahnhof”), take bus no. 32 to the stop “Universitätsplatz”. Opposite the bus stop, you will see the Baroque-style Old University building. The Great Hall is located on the first floor.