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University of Kassel
Greenhouse for Tropical Crops
Steinstraße 19
D-37213 Witzenhausen
Phone +49 5542 98-1231
E-mail address

By car:

Approach from the north:
Take the A7 to the Drammetal junction. Change there to the A38 in the direction of Halle/Leipzig/Nordhausen. Take exit 3 "Friedland". Follow the B27 in the direction of Bad Hersfeld/Eschwege. After a short time you will reach the B80, which will take you directly through Witzenhausen. Attention: the traffic routing has changed in 2024: access is via Südbahnhofstraße/Wickfeldtstraße!
You will find public parking spaces in the immediate vicinity.

Note: You will find a few parking spaces directly in front of the Tropical Greenhouse at  if you enter "An der Fährgasse" in your navigation device

Directions from the south and west
Take the A7 to exit 75 "Hann.Münden - Werratal" and  follow the B80 to Witzenhausen.

Arrival by train:

The nearest train stations with connections to long-distance trains are Kassel-Wilhelmshöhe or Göttingen. Change there to the regional train and go to Witzenhausen-Nord. From there it takes you about 20 minutes to walk to Steinstraße. There is a bus connection from the train station, you can use the  following bus stops:

ÖPNV bus stop on Tropengewächshaus

Bus stop Krankenhaus, 3 minutes by foot: Bus-Line 2, Mobilfalt, AST 219.4 to Neu-Eichenberg

Bus stop Markt, 5 minutes by foot: Bus-Line 1, 2, 210, 217, 218, 220, Mobilfalt, AST 219.4 nach Neu-Eichenberg

Here are the links to the websites of NVV und Mobilfalt.

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