Contact & Directions
Leibniz Universität Hannover
Institut für Festkörperphysik
Phone: 0511 762 4820
Fax: 0511 762 4877
Here you find a range of ways to arrive at the Institute of Solid State Physics. Information for local and long-distance traffic:
The institute is located at the crossing point of the streets "Schneiderberg", "Appelstraße" and "Schaufelder Straße".
Arrival via A2 from east or west:
Exit autobahn A2 at Hannover Herrenhausen and take Westschnellweg (B6) to Hannover.
At exit Herrenhausen follow the signs to Universität (university) via Herrenhäuser Straße. Follow the street that will change to Nienburger Straße. At the crossroads to Schneiderberg turn left. The crossroads are directly behind a red brick building complex of the university on the left and a streetcar stop on the right. Follow the street until you find yourself at the crossroads to Appelstraße. The great white building to your left front (Appelstraße 2) is the institute. You can park your car for free directly at the street or the parking lots nearby.
Arrival via A7 from north:
Change from autobahn A7 to A2 to Dortmund at the highway junction Hannover Nord and follow the instructions given above.
Arrival via A7 from south::
Take the exit Messe to A37 and follow the so called Messeschnellweg to Seelhorster Kreuz. Exit here and follow B6 to Nienburg. At the exit Herrenhausen follow the instructions given above.
By Train at Hannover Mainstation
Take streetcar 4 or 5 from station Kröpcke to Stöcken or Garbsen and exit at Schneiderberg/Wilhelm-Busch-Museum. From here it will be a 5 minutes walk via Schneiderberg to the institute.
Alternatively take S-Bahn S1 to Minden, S2 to Nienburg, S4 to Bennemühlen or S5 to the airport and exit at Hannover Nordstadt. From here it will be a 10 minutes walk via Engelbosteler Damm, Haltenhoffstraße and Schneiderberg to the institute. Taxi costs est. 10€.
By Plane at Airport Hannov
Take S-Bahn S5 to Hameln and exit at Hannover Nordstadt. From there it will be a 10 minutes walk via Engelbosteler Damm, Haltenhoffstraße and Schneiderberg to the institute. Taxi costs est. 20€.