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how to reach us by plane

Dresden has its own airport, Dresden International. It connects Dresden to many destinations in Germany and Europe.
To get from the airport to the city center or to us, there are several options:

by S-Bahn (Public Transport by Metropolitan railway):

S-Bahn line S2 links the airport and the city center. The Airport station is situated on the basement level of the terminal building, follow the signs leading to S-Bahn. The modern double-deck trains run every 30 minutes and it takes around 25 minutes to get from the airport to the city center. A single ticket for the Dresden tariff zone is Euro 1.80 (valid for 1 hour within Dresden on S-Bahn, tram and city bus). Tickets can be obtained at ticket vending machines in the station or at the airport information desk on the Arrivals level of the terminal.

Get off the train at "Dresden Hauptbahnhof" (or "Dresden Hbf").

how to reach us in Hallwachsstraße 3 from Dresden Hauptbahnhof

on foot (30 min walk)

Follow the signs leading to "Universität" or "Technische Universität" going along Fritz-Förster-Straße and Bergstraße. Approx. at 200 m after a bridge over Bergstraße, turn right entering Mommsenstraße. Take the second turn left into Dülferstraße. At the top of the road you will see our building.

by bus

To get to us from the central station by bus, take bus No. 72 (direction Coschütz, schedule) or bus No. 76 (direction Mockritz, schedule). During the day, every 10 minutes a bus departs. The bus stop is located in front of the main entrance of the central station between the railroad bridges. Take the third stop (Mommsenstraße). Getting out of the bus there, turn right entering Mommsenstraße. Take the second turn left into Dülferstraße. At the top of the road you will see our building.

by tram

To get to us by tram from the center of Dresden, you can take either tram No. 3 or No. 8 (in direction Coschütz or Südvorstadt). As well as the bus stop, the tram stop is located in front of the main entrance of the central station between the railroad bridges. Exit at "Nürnberger Platz" or "Münchner Platz".
To reach us from the tram stop "Nürnberger Platz", go 300 m along the Münchner Straße and turn left into Helmholtzstraße. If you get off at "Münchner Platz", walk back in direction of the city center along Münchner Straße and turn right entering Helmholtzstraße. Walk along Helmholtzstraße for about 500 m, then turn left into Hallwachsstraße. After another 100 m you have reached our building in Hallwachsstraße 3, which is located on the right hand side.

how to reach us in The Max Bergmann Center of Biomaterials Dresden (Budapester Straße 27) from Dresden Hauptbahnhof

on foot (10 min walk)

Take the south exit of the station (leading to the Bayerische Straße), turn right and walk uphill parallel to the railway tracks until you reach the end of Bayerische Straße, where you turn left entering Hohe Straße. Turn right at the next side street into Wielandstraße. Follow this street until you reach Budapester Straße, turn left. The main entrance of the Max Bergmann Center is located 50 m on the left hand side.

by tram

To get from the central station to the Max Bergmann Center, take tram No. 7 (direction Gorbitz) or No. 10 (direction Friedrichstadt) to the stop "Budapester Straße". Use the stairs to get to Budapester Straße. Then the Max Bergmann Center is located at 200 m, heading out of the city center.

by taxi

The taxi stand is located directly in front of the terminal entrance. The price for the taxi journey between the airport and the city center (e.g. central railway station (Hauptbahnhof), Max Bergmann Center) is around 20 Euro, to Hallwachsstraße circa 25 Euro. To book in advance, call +49 (0)351 211 211 (link). The destination is Hallwachsstrasse 3 or Budapester Strasse 27 (Max Bergmann Center), respectively.

Alternative airports

close to Dresden are
  • Leipzig-Halle (destinations)
  • Leipzig-Altenburg (mainly operated by low-cost carrier with flights to London-Stansted and Barcelona. It is hard to reach by public transport from Dresden (train to from Dresden to Leipzig, then by bus to the airport (70 min))

  • airports in Berlin

  • last modified: 2017.05.24 Mi
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