Arriving by plane:
To arrive by plane the Airport Stuttgart (IATA-Code STR) is suitable, which is located
approximately 30 km north of Tübingen.
Arrival from the Airport Stuttgart:
From Stuttgart Airport you can take the the B27 in the direction of Tübingen/Reutlingen, which will take you directly to Tübingen. Simply follow the traffic signs. The journey takes about 30 minutes. Taxis are available at the airport for the onward journey. Further information on how to get there by car can be found under "Arriving by car".
By public transport:
For further travel by public transport, the direct bus line 828 of the Airport Sprinter with the final destination Tübingen Main Station can be used (the journey takes about one hour). The timetable for the Airport Sprinter can be accessed via the following link:
or via the Airport Sprinter Hotline: +49 711 65222667.
In addition to the Airport Sprinter, you can also use connections in the rail network. For more information about using public transport, see the next section. You can find directions from Tübingen Main Station to the Philosophical Seminar below.
Arriving by public transport:
Arriving by train is possible via the Main Station Stuttgart. For the onward journey from
the Main Station Stuttgart the regional rail network can be used (the travel time to Tübingen Main Station amounts to approximately one hour). To request a connection in public local and regional transport, you can use the following information services:
Electronic timetable information:
For a connection from Stuttgart Airport to Tübingen Main Station select:
Von: Stuttgart, Flughafen/Messe
Nach: Tübingen, Hauptbahnhof (Hbf)
Telephone timetable information:
+49 1805 779966 (14 cents per minute from the German fixed network, a maximum of 42 cents per minute from the mobile networks)
To get from Tübingen Main Station (green mark) to the Philosophical Seminar (red
marking), leave the main station to the north via the main exit and leave it to your left.
Follow the Europastraße until you reach the Karlstraße. Turn left into Karlstraße and follow it until you pass the Bridge over the Neckar. Immediately after the Bridge, keep left until you reach the old Burse. The old Burse is the pink building with the two opposite staircases.
Arriving by car:
Tübingen can be reached via the road network as follows: Coming from the north, at the
height of Stuttgart, take the A8 to the B27, which leads directly to Tübingen (exit
Böblingen/Dettenhausen/Tübingen-Lustnau). Coming from the south, take the A81 to the
B28a (exit Reutlingen/Tübingen/Rottenburg/Neustetten), which leads you to Tübingen.
For parking in Tübingen the following car parks are suitable (A map can be found below):