How to reach Darmstadt

... by car :
To Darmstadt via the motorways A5 ( Frankfurt - Heidelberg / Basel) and A67 (Cologne / Wiesbaden - Mannheim ) which cross 3 km west of the city , as well as the B3, which runs along the Begstraße.

 

... by train :
The train types ICE, IC and EC, as well as others, stop at Darmstadt main railway station. Outside the main entrance on the eastern side, you have the option to switch to public itransport (bus and trams). For Information about public transport in Darmstadt, call (06151) 709 4115 or visit www.dadina.de and www.heagmobilo.de.

 

... by plane :
Frankfurt International Airport is 25 km away and can be reached in approx. 20 minutes by car over the motorway A5. The shuttle bus "Airliner" will take you comfortably and without a car from the airport to Darmstadt main railway station . From there it is only about 5 minutes by tram or bus to Luisen Square, the centre of public transport in Darmstadt.

Mobility in the city

Darmstatd's city centre and its sights are well connected by public transport. Die Darmstädter Innenstadt und ihre Sehenswürdigkeiten sind hervorragend in ein ÖPNV-Netz eingebunden. For connections and timetables check: www.rmv.de/auskunft

 

The app of HEAG mobilo provides information about departure times, vehicle location and general traffic information - for Darmstadt, the Darmstadt-Dieburg district, the Groß-Gerau district and the Nördliche Bergstraße. Simple, intuitive and fast. The app is available for free on the  App Store and Google Play Store.

 

And if you require a cab: Taxi Funk Darmstadt will organise the cab you need in no time.

Darmstadt by car

Traffic information for Darmstadt - with the open-data-platform for traffic data. The information provided shows the current traffic situation in Darmstadt and offers, among other things, the prerequisite for a better traffic flow.  

 

You can find all parking lots in the city area in the interactiv city map.

Low Emission Zone Darmstadt

Since 1.11.2015 Darmstadt has a large low emission zone, in which only vehicles with a green sticker are allowed to drive. For more information about the low emission zone and possible exemptions, please visit the page of the City of Darmstadt.

 

Attention: From 1. June 2019 on two road sections of the Hügel- and Heinrichstraße route-related traffic restrictions apply. Which sections and which vehicles are affected can be found here.

Further details can be found at www.darmstadt.de

City map with bus parking and bus drop-off points

On the city map (A4) with sights and hotels you also find places for bus parking and bus drop-off points.

Drop-off points for buses are at Justus Liebig House, at darmstadtium, at Karolinenplatz, at Mathildenplatz, at Mathildenhöhe (public WC at the Wedding Tower) as well as at the main train station (Europaplatz) and ESOC.

Buses can be parked at the Jugendstilbad (Mercksplatz, public WC), at the Rosenhöhe (Wolfskehlstraße, bus parking for visitors Mathildenhöhe), at the Messplatz (public WC during events on the Messplatz) and at the Böllenfalltor stadium.

City map (PDF 4,3 MB)

 

Attention: From 1. June 2019 on two road sections of the Hügel- and Heinrichstraße route-related traffic restrictions apply. Which sections and which vehicles are affected can be found here.

Further details can be found at www.darmstadt.de

Darmstadt Card

The Darmstadt Card is available as a one-and two-day ticket, it includes the use of all public transport in the city area (fare zone 40) and discounts to numerous cultural facilities.