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Contact

Argelander-Institut für Astronomie
Auf dem Hügel 71
D-53121 Bonn

Tel.: +49 (0)228 733658
Fax: +49 (0)228 731775
E-Mail: chstein(at)astro.uni-bonn.de

Managing director: » Prof. Dr. Frank Bertoldi
Institute office: » Christina Stein-Schmitz

How to get to the institute

By air, train and bus

From Frankfurt Airport to Bonn main train station (Bonn HBf): Travellers arriving at » Frankfurt Airport go to the airport train station "Fernbahnhof". There are two different possibilities to travel to Bonn:

  1. Take a train to Bonn main train station.
  2. Take an ICE-train to Siegburg/Bonn and then the » tram 66 to Bonn main train station.

Please take note that both possibilities require different tickets (The ICE is slightly more expensive, but faster). The website of the » Deutsche Bahn provides futher information and time tables.

From Cologne/Bonn Airport to Bonn main train station (Bonn HBf): From » Cologne/Bonn Airport there are two possibilities to travel to Bonn main train station:

  1. Take the » airport bus SB60 to Bonn main train station.
  2. Take the » RegionalExpress to Koblenz and leave the train at Bonn-Beuel train station. There take » tram 62 to Bonn main train station. The Regionalexpress operates from 5:50 am to 7:50 pm at hourly intervals.

From Bonn main train station (Bonn HBf) to the institute: At Bonn main train station go to the main bus terminal and take the » bus line 610 (important: direction Duisdorf Bahnhof, terminal »D«) or » bus line 611 (important: direction Lessenich Sportplatz, terminal »D«) to the bus stop Immenburg. The » Verkehrsverbund Rhein-Sieg (VRS) provides » online timetables (in German only). The travel time to the bus stop Immenburg is about 10–20 minutes. From the bus stop it is a 2-minute walk to the institute.

You may also take a taxi from the main train station to the institute. Our address is:

Argelander-Institut für Astronomie
Auf dem Hügel 71
D-53121 Bonn

The trip takes 10 to 15 minutes and costs approximately 10 euro.

By car

From Cologne via the A555 or A59: Take the A565 in the direction Koblenz. Follow the A565 to the exit Bonn-Endenich and keep right. Turn right onto the Hermann-Wandersleb-Ring and then right again into Auf dem Hügel. Finally turn left into the street Am Bleichgraben and try to find a free parking spot.

From Koblenz via the A61: Take the A565 in the direction Bonn. Take the exit Bonn Lengsdorf and turn left into the street Provinzial-Straße (it is not possible to take the exit Bonn-Endenich coming from the south). Follow it for a while (the name changes to Hermann-Wandersleb-Ring after an intersection, keep right). Turn left into the street Auf dem Hügel and finally turn left again into the street Am Bleichgraben. Look for a free parking spot.

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