Institute of Sociology

Arriving by plane

The two nearest airports are Frankfurt/Main and Stuttgart.

  • From Frankfurt airport visitors need to take the train and will have to change at least once in Stuttgart; travelling time: approx. 2-3 hours.
  • From Stuttgart airport there is a bus shuttle to Tübingen: bus 828 (airport-sprinter). It runs twice per hour, travelling time around 70 minutes.
  • From Tübingen main station you can take the buses 1, 2, 4, 7, 21 until the stop Uni/Neue Aula.

Travel information of the Deutsche Bahn

Timetable 828 (Airport-Sprinter) in German /828-webinfo               

Timetable for buses in Tübingen

Arriving by train

Deutsche Bahn (German railroad company, abbreviated DB) to Stuttgart main station (Hbf)

DB from Stuttgart main station  to Tübingen main station; runs every hour, travel time approx. 60 minutes.

From Tübingen main sation (Hbf) visitors have a choice of buses which will all go to Uni/Neue Aula, e. g.  the bus lines  1, 4, 7, and 2. The bus station is opposite the main station and the nearest stop to our department is Uni/Neue Aula.
Travel information Deutsche Bahn

Time table for buses in Tübingen

Arriving by car

The four-lane Bundesstraße B27 leads directly from the motorway 8 (Autobahn 8)  to Tübingen.

→ take the 2nd exit in the direction to Böblingen/Lustnau

→ at the 3rd crossroads turn left into Wilhelmstraße

→ follow this road which will later be called Mohlstraße, then Haußer- and finally Hölderlinstraße

→ turn left at the crossroads Gmelinstraße and reaching Wilhelmstraße turn left again. The Hegel-building is at number 36 (next to the university library).

For more options see the main university website.