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Bielefeld University
Universitätsstraße 25
D-33615 Bielefeld

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Bielefeld Hbf, then take tram line 4 in the direction of Lohmannshof to the Universität stop (journey time 7 minutes).

Timetable information for the Bielefeld tram lines

Network map of the Bielefeld tram lines

Taxis are always available directly in front of the main station. The fare to the university is currently around 16 euros.

From the north:

Motorway A2: Exit Bi-Ost, Detmolder Str. direction Zentrum (6 km, approx. 10 min). Way via Kreuzstr., Oberntorwall, Stapenhorststr., Kurt-Schumacher-Str. (is signposted).

From the south:

Motorway A2: At the Bielefeld junction, take the A33 towards Bi-Zentrum, exit at Bi-Zentrum, follow the signs to the city centre on Ostwestfalendamm (B61), exit at Universität, follow Stapenhorststr., Kurt-Schumacher-Str. (is signposted).

To make it easier for you to find your way to Bielefeld University, we provide site maps and timetables on these pages.

There is plenty of free parking available on campus.

(approx. 190 km from Bielefeld)

From Düsseldorf airport, the Skytrain will take you to the train station in about 5 minutes. Depending on which train you take (direct or with a change in Hamm or Duisburg), the journey takes between 1 1/2 to 2 hours.

Frankfurt am Main
(approx. 320 km from Bielefeld)

There are Intercity connections from Frankfurt Airport to Bielefeld (departure every hour with change in Cologne or Hanover - journey time approx. 4 hours).


(about 110 km to Bielefeld)

The S-Bahn line S5 takes you from Hanover Airport to the main railway station in Hanover city centre in 12 minutes.

Intercity trains from Hanover to Bielefeld run every hour. Project duration approx. 50-60 minutes (without changing trains).

(about 200 km to Bielefeld)

Intercity trains run every hour from Cologne-Bonn Airport to Bielefeld, approximate project duration 2 1/2 hours.

(about 110 km to Bielefeld)

You can either take a free shuttle bus from Dortmund Airport to Holzwickede, and from there a regional train to Bielefeld, changing in Hamm (time about 1 hour) or take a shuttle bus to Dortmund Main Station (project duration: 25 minutes) and from there a through train to Bielefeld (project duration: less than an hour).

Thanks to its central and very convenient location on the K37, in the middle of East Westphalia between the cities of Paderborn (20 km) and Lippstadt (26 km), Paderborn-Lippstadt Airport can be reached quickly and easily from all directions.

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