Maps and directions

The Institute of Nuclear Physics is located on the campus of the Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz (JGU Mainz) and can be easily reached by any means of transportation.

  • Plane
    Frankfurt Airport and Frankfurt-Hahn Airport (Hunsrück) are both near Mainz.
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  • Train
    Take a train to the main train station Mainz Hauptbahnhof. Schedule information is provided by the Deutsche Bahn.
  • Public transportation
    Trams and buses generally leave every 5 minutes from Mainz Hauptbahnhof. The easiest way to get to the Institute of Nuclear Physics is to take a bus or tram from the west exit of the main train station and get off at the second stop Friedrich-von-Pfeiffer-Weg. Take one of the following:

    • Trams 51, 53 towards Finthen, Lerchenberg
    • Buses 55, 56 towards Finthen, Wackernheim

    A short-distance ticket (Kurzstrecken-Ticket) which is valid for up to three stops can be purchased from any driver for the reduced price of 1.65 €.

    Information on public transportation in Mainz is provided by RMV.

  • Car
    The university can easily be reached by car.
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