Visitor Information

Route from the airport Leipzig/Halle

By Train from the airport station (about 15 min) with S-Bahn to main railway station Halle and there change to public transport (e.g. tram). 
To continue see Route from the main railway station
Of course there is also the possibility to take a taxi directly from the main entrance of the airport to the MPI (takes about 40 min).
Link to the Leipzig airport .

Directions from the main railway station Halle (Saale)

From Halle (Saale) Hauptbahnhof take tram no. 4 or 5 towards KRÖLLWITZ. The MPI is located near the stop WEINBERG CAMPUS (one stop after GIMRITZER DAMM). To reach the MPI, cross Heideallee and Weinbergweg at the pedestrian lights and turn left into WEINBERG, a small, narrow, and hilly road. Please follow the signs leading the way to the MPI.

Tickets: Tickets can be purchased at the HAVAG shop, the vending machine or the driver. 

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Directions for car drivers

From Berlin (Autobahn A9)

Leave A9 at the exit HALLE; turn right into B100 towards Halle. After about 10km you cross A14, stay on B100 towards Halle until you reach after 5 km the end of B100 at a traffic light. Take you look at your map: you are now at the intersection NORD-OST-TANGENTE/DESSAUER BRÜCKE (bridge). Attention: On the bridge turn right immediately towards B6 to Magdeburg. After about 100 m on B6 take the next exit into WOLFENSTEINSTRASSE. Go straight ahead following WOLFENSTEINSTRASSE, cross REILSTRASSE, then WOLFENSTEINSTRASSE becomes Brunnenstrasse; follow BRUNNENSTRASSE. At the end of BRUNNENSTRASSE turn right into BURGSTRASSE and then left again into KRÖLLWITZER STRASSE. Cross the Saale River. After the bridge turn immediately right and drive along the Saale River on TALSTRASSE (one-way street). At the stop sign you turn left into WEINBERGWEG. After about 200 m you see the building of the Technologie- und Gründerzentrum Halle (TGZ). There you turn left into WOLFGANG-LANGENBECK-STRASSE. At the next intersection you turn right into KURT-MOTHES-STRASSE going up a small hill. After passing the Institute of Chemistry on the left-hand side you turn right into WEINBERG. The MPI is situated on the left-hand side after 50 m. There are plenty of parking space available.

From Munich, Frankfurt (Autobahn A9)

Leave A9 at AUTOBAHNKREUZ [interchange] RIPPACHTAL, then enter A38 towards GÖTTINGEN.
Leave A38 at the AUTOBAHNDREIECK [three-leg interchange] HALLE-SÜD and enter A143 towards MAGDEBURG/HALLE.
Take the HALLE-NEUSTADT exit and follow road B80 towards HALLE.
Once you have entered Halle, stay in the left lane. Do not go towards the city center, but straight. Follow the "MARTIN-LUTHER-UNIVERSITÄT" sign. About 1km after you have passed the EISSPORTHALLE [ice stadium], there is a traffic light. Here, take a sharp right turn into the small, narrow, and hilly WEINBERG. The Institute is located on the right-hand side.
There is plenty of parking space available.

From Dresden, Magdeburg (Autobahn A14)

Drive on A14 until exit HALLE/PEISSEN. Enter B100 towards HALLE. Continue like described above…

From Eisleben ( Bundesstrasse B80)

Drive on B80 towards HALLE. In Halle you stay on the road going straight ahead under the Magistrale (see map) and follow GIMRITZER DAMM towards the Ice Stadium. About 1 km after the stadium there is a traffic light. Here, take a sharp right turn into the small, narrow, and hilly WEINBERG. Follow the signs towards the MPI. The MPI is situated on the right hand side after 100 m. There are plenty of parking space available.
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