14 November 2023
Europe/Berlin timezone

Travel Options to Hereon

How to reach Helmholtz-Zentrum Hereon

Max-Planck-Straße 1
21502 Geesthacht

Lecture Hall (Hörsaal) in building 27, 1st floor

By bus (and train) from Hamburg-Bergedorf

From Hamburg-Bergedorf a bus (line 8800, busstop area F) drives directly onto the Hereon Campus Geesthacht four times during the morning and takes you back from the Hereon Campus Geesthacht to Hamburg-Bergedorf six times during the afternoon/evening. MSE Day visitors get off at the bus stop “Bibliothek” (Library).

Timetable bus line 8800 from Hamburg-Bergedorf to the Hereon Campus Geesthacht:

Timetable bus line 8800 from the Hereon Campus Geesthacht to Hamburg-Bergedorf:


By bus transfer from Hamburg-Nettelnburg (registration compulsory)

From Hamburg Main Station the S-Bahn lines S2 (direction Bergedorf) and S21 (direction Aumühle) take you to Nettelnburg. For registered attendees, a bus transfer is provided from the S-Bahn station Nettelnburg to the Hereon Campus Geesthacht. Departure time: 08:15 a.m. Meeting point: Bus loop at Friedrich-Frank-Bogen.

When you get off the S-train arriving from Hamburg main station, follow the signs direction “Bergedorf-West” and “Friedrich-Frank-Bogen”. Outside the station, you will see a big ALDI Nord. You are right!!

DO NOT follow the signs "Edith-Stein-Platz" - this is the wrong exit!!

At the bus loop at Friedrich-Frank-Bogen, a silver-coloured bus with the letters ZERBIN (name of bus company) is waiting for you. Number plate: HGN-FI 123

After the conference, the same bus will leave from the Hereon bus stop in front of the Lecture Hall (venue) at 05:30 p.m. for S-Bahn Station Nettelnburg.

By car

Coming from the south, please follow the A 1 to Hamburg and further on to Lübeck, then use the A 25 to Geesthacht and the B 5 direction Lauenburg. About 3 kms after leaving the city of Geesthacht turn right into “Max-Planck-Straße” (signposted) and follow the road until you reach the main entrance.

Important information for users of satellite navigation

Some route planners might direct you wrong if you follow the directions to "Max-Planck-Straße". For a correct navigation please use "Geesthacht / Grüner Jäger" as your destination.


By taxi

  • from Hamburg Airport about 60 minutes/60 Euros
  • from Hamburg Main Station about 45 minutes/40 Euros
  • from Geesthacht centre about 10 minutes/10 Euros
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