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Staff of TUM-IAS

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TUM-IAS Building

Lichtenbergstraße 2 a
85748 Garching


Directions by Public Transport

By Underground

From Munich Central Station (Hauptbahnhof) take the U4 or U5 (eastbound towards “Arabellapark” or “Neuperlach Süd”) to Odeonsplatz Station. At Odeonsplatz change to the line U6 (northbound towards “Garching Forschungszentrum”). Exit at the final stop “Garching Forschungszentrum”.

From the city center, take the U6 from Marienplatz (northbound towards “Garching Forschungszentrum”).  Exit at the final stop “Garching Forschungszentrum”.

Once at Garching Forschungszentrum, use the exit “Lichtenbergstrasse”. You can see the TUM-IAS building right in front of you (Walking distance about 200 m / 3 minutes).

Overall travel time approx.: 30 min.

By Suburban Train

Coming from the North of Munich (e. g. Freising main station or Munich Airport) take the S1 (city bound towards „Ostbahnhof“). Exit in „Neufahrn“ and change to Bus 690 towards „Garching Forschungszentrum“ (Bus 690 does not run on weekends).

Alternatively, you can take the S8 from Munich Airport. Exit in „Ismaning“ and change to Bus 230 towards „Garching Forschungszentrum“ (this bus runs frequently from Monday to Sunday.)

Travel time approx.: 30 min.

Journey Planner for Public Transport

Directions by Car

By Car

Coming from Munich Airport merge onto the autobahn A92 toward Munich. At the interchange “Neufahrn” keep right and follow the signs for A9 toward Munich. Take exit “Garching Nord” toward Forschungszentrum / TUM.

Alternatively, take the A92 as above, then exit at “Freising Süd” for highway B11 toward Munich. Take exit “Hochschul-und Forschungszentrum / TUM”, Zufahrt Nord”.

By Taxi

From the airport: approx. 20-30 min
From the city center: approx. 20-30 min