How to get to ZIB by public transport:

The timetables for public transportation you find here: VBB

Journey with the airplane:

From »Flughafen Tegel«

  • Bus X9
    Take the bus X9, direction S+U Zoologischer Garten and get off at that station or take the bus TXL, direction S+U Alexanderplatz and get off U Turmstraße
  • Subway U9
    Take the subway U9, direction S+U Rathaus Steglitz and get off at that station
    Bus X83
  • Take the bus X83, direction Königin-Luise-Straße/Clayallee and get off at the station Arnimallee

From »Flughafen Schönefeld«

  • Bus X7
    Take the bus X7, direction U Rudow and get off at that station
  • Subway U7
    Take the subway U7, direction S+U Rathaus Spandau and get off at the station U Fehrbelliner Platz
  • Subway U3
    Take the subway U3, direction U Krumme Lanke and get off at the station U Dahlem-Dorf

Journey with the train:

From »Hauptbahnhof«

  • Inner-City Railway S75
    Take the inner-city railway S75, direction S Westkreuz and get off at the station S+U Zoologischer Garten
  • Subway U9
    Take the subway U9, direction S+U Rathaus Steglitz and get off at that station
  • Bus X83
    Take the bus X83, direction Königin-Luise-Straße/Clayallee and get off at the station Arnimallee

From »Südkreuz«

  • Inner-City Railway S42
    Take the inner-city railway S42, direction Ringbahn S41 and get off at the S+U Heidelberger Platz
  • Subway U3
    Take the subway U3, direction U Krumme Lanke and get off at the station U Dahlem-Dorf

How to get to ZIB by car:

Driving from direction Hamburg/Rostock

  • Take the exit tube Schlangenbader Straße/Breitenbachplatz
  • Turn right at the second traffic light at Breitenbachplatz.
  • Turn left at the next traffic light entering the roads Englerallee - Altensteinstraße following the signposts to the Freie Universität

Driving from direction Stettin/Prenzlau

  • Driving on the freeway A11 from direction Stettin/Prenzlau.
  • At the triangle Schwanebeck you reach the Berlin ring A10, direction Hamburg/Berlin.
  • At the triangle Oranienburg on the freeway A111, direction Berlin.
  • Turn right at the second traffic light at Breitenbachplatz.
  • Turn left at the next traffic light entering the roads Englerallee - Altensteinstraße following the signposts to the Freie Universität

Driving from direction Hannover/Magdeburg

  • Driving on the freeway A2 from direction Hannover/Magdeburg
  • At the triangle Werder you reach the Berlin ring A10, direction Frankfurt (Oder)/Berlin. 
  • At the triangle Nuthetal on the freeway A115, direction Berlin.
  • Take the exit Zehlendorf, direction Zehlendorf/Steglitz.
  • Drive along the roads Potsdamer Chaussee - Potsdamer Straße - Berliner Straße - Unter den Eichen.
  • Turn left to Habelschwerdter Allee (signposts to Freie Universität) and immediately turn right into Altensteinstraße.

Driving from direction München/Leipzig

  • Driving on the freeway A9 from direction München/Leipzig.
  • At the triangle Potsdam you reach the Berlin ring A10, direction Frankfurt (Oder)/Berlin. 
  • At the triangle Nuthetal on the freeway A115, direction Berlin.
  • Take the exit Zehlendorf, direction Zehlendorf/Steglitz.
  • Drive along the roads Potsdamer Chaussee - Potsdamer Straße - Berliner Straße - Unter den Eichen.
  • Turn left to Habelschwerdter Allee (signposts to Freie Universität) and immediately turn right into Altensteinstraße.

Driving from direction Frankfurt/Oder

  • Driving on the freeway A12 from direction Frankfurt/Oder.
  • At the triangle Spreeau you reach the Berlin ring A10, direction Berlin/Potsdam.
  • At the Schönefelder Kreuz you take the freeway A113 in Direction Berlin-Zentrum/Flughafen Bln.-Schönefeld
  • Drive along the freeway A100.
  • At the triangle 18-Kreuz Schöneberg turn right to the A103 direction Steglitz
  • Take the exit Schloßstraße / B1 / Zehlendorf .
  • Drive along the roads Schloßstraße - Unter den Eichen.
  • Turn right to Kamillienstraße and turn right to Altensteinstraße.

Driving from direction Dresden/Cottbus

  • Driving on the freeway A13 from direction Dresden/Cottbus
  • At the Schönefelder Kreuz you take the freeway A113 in Direction Berlin-Zentrum/Flughafen Bln.-Schönefeld
  • Drive along the freeway A100.
  • At the triangle 18-Kreuz Schöneberg turn right to the A103 direction Steglitz
  • Take the exit Schloßstraße / B1 / Zehlendorf .
  • Drive along the roads Schloßstraße - Unter den Eichen.
  • Turn right to Kamillienstraße and turn right to Altensteinstraße.

Restaurants in the neighborhood:

Besides the University Mensa the following restaurants are in walking distance:

  • Alter Krug | German
    Königin-Luise-Straße 52
    Phone: +49 30 832 700 0
  • Asia Snack Dahlem | Vietnamese
    Königin-Luise-Straße 38
  • Baci's Coffee
    Königin-Luise-Straße 39
  • Barracuda Sushi & Seafood | Asian
    Königin-Luise-Straße 44
    Phone: +49 30 339 846 28
  • Cafe in der Gartenakademie
    Altensteinstraße 15 a
    Phone: +49 30 832 209 029
  • Cafeteria im Museum | Ethnological
    Lansstraße 8
  • Cantine of Julius Kühn Institute | German
    Königin-Luise-Straße 19 
    Phone: +49 30 830 420 52
  • Fabecks | German
    Altensteinstraße 42 / Ecke Fabeckstraße
    Phone: +49 30 260 797 67
  • Luise | German
    Königin-Luise-Straße 40
    Phone: +49 30 841 888 0
  • Pizzeria Galileo | Italian
    Otto-von-Simson-Straße 26
    in main refectory building, 1. Floor, 831 23 77
  • Ristorante Piaggio | Italian
    Königin-Luise-Straße 44
    Phone: +49 30 832 022 66
  • Ristorante Villa Rosa | Italian
    Königin-Luise-Straße 11
    Phone: +49 30 832 277 22
  • Restaurant Englers | German & French
    Englerallee 42
    Phone: +49 30 303 642 36
  • Small »Döner« place at the subway station | Turkish
  • Small »Currywurst« place at the subway station | German

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