Travel

How do I get to the university? Where can I catch the tram? Where can I park? And where can I find the administration department or the International Office? Directions and maps of our campuses make it much easier for you to find your way around.


Many roads lead to North Hesse

By Car

An overview of the university locations with site maps and car parking information can be found here.

By Train

To Kassel

To Witzenhausen

The railway station for long distance trains is Kassel-Wilhelmshöhe. For regional travel you can also use Kassel Hauptbahnhof (main station).

You can look up train times on www.bahn.de.

Witzenhausen is situated a few kilometres away from Kassel. You can get to Witzenhausen by taking one of the regional trains (RB, RE, IRE, CAN) from one of the Kassel railway stations heading for Göttingen; get off at Witzenhausen-Nord station.

You can look up train times on www.bahn.de.

By Plane

The closest airports are

You can take a taxi from Kassel-Calden or use bus route 130 to get to Kassel city centre. You can find the timetables on the website of the Nordhessischer VerkehrsVerbund (NVV). If you are travelling on to Witzenhausen, you need to take the R1 from Kassel Hauptbahnhof (main station) heading for Göttingen and get off at Witzenhausen Nord station.

There are train connections to Kassel-Wilhelmshöhe from Frankfurt, Hannover and Paderborn. The exact train connections can be found on the website of Deutsche Bahn (German Railways)


Getting to the University

You can get around within Kassel on the trams and buses of the  Kasseler Verkehrsgesellschaft.

 Campus

Closest station

Holländischer Platz

Holländischer Platz - Universität

Tram lines 1, 5; bus lines 10, 12

Alternative connection: Tram lines 3, 4 or 7 to Am Stern, from there take tram 1 or 5 in direction of the university, or alternatively walk the short distance to Holländischer Platz

Kunsthochschule

Heinrich-Heine-Straße
Tram lines 5, 6

Wilhelmshöher Allee

Murhardstraße
Tram lines 1, 3, 6

Oberzwehren

Heinrich-Plett-Straße

Tram lines 4, 6

Witzenhausen

Witzenhausen is located a few kilometres outside of Kassel. You can take a regional train from Kassel-Wilhelmshöhe or Kassel Hauptbahnhof in the direction of Göttingen, until you reach Witzenhausen-Nord station.

In Witzenhausen you can walk for approximately 6 min. to the campus on Nordbahnhofstraße, or you can take bus 2. To get to the campus on Steinstraße you can either take bus 2 or walk for approximately 20 min. you can find directions here, or bus information here.

To the Welcome Centre

in Kassel

in Witzenhausen

The Welcome Centre is located on the second floor of the Campus Center on Moritzgstraße 18. Directions can be found here.

The Office for International Students is located in the dean's office building on Steinstr. 19. Directions can be found here.

To "Studentenwerk"

in Kassel

in Witzenhausen

The offices of Studentenwerk can be found in the Campus Center on Moritzstraße 18, on the third floor. 

If you would like to find student halls of residence in Witzenhausen, please use the following map.

The offices of the Student Services in Witzenhausen can be found on Stubenstr. 20.