Institut für Meteorologie und Klimatologie
Leibniz Universität Hannover
Herrenhäuser Strasse 2
Tel: +49 511 762 - 2677
Fax: +49 511 762 - 4418
Journey with public transport
The institute can be reached by public transport. To get precise information about your individual journey please refer to the internet presence of the german railway system provider Deutsche Bahn and the local transportation service provider Üstra. The station next to the institute is called "Herrenhäuser Gärten".
From Hannover airport
There is a S-Bahn connection (S5) bringing you to the city center / Central Station (Hauptbahnhof). The journey takes about 20 minutes. Please follow then the remarks below.
From Central Station (Hauptbahnhof)
Leave the Central station in direction to Zentrum/Ernst-August-Platz and continue walking for about 300m along a pedestrian area until you reach a square where several pedestrian areas merge. Now you are at "Kröpke". Please go one level down where you will find ticket machines für the local transport (Üstra, grey-green colored). To reach the institute you will need a 1-Zonen-EinzelTicket.
Please continue by taking the left outer most escalator which brings among others to lines 4 "Garbsen" and 5 "Stöcken". Both trains will bring you to the 6th station "Herrenhäuser Gärten".
Being at the station, you have already passed the institute. On the right handside you should see yellow buildings of the faculty of Natural Sciences, in which the Institute of Meteorology and Climatology is located even if it is allocated to the Faculty of Mathematics and Physics. To find the institute in this building (block F, frist floor), please refer to the map below.
Journey by car
Coming from the north (A7)
Leave the motorway A7 at motorway junction Hannover-Nord and follow motorway A352 in direction to the airport "Hannover-Flughafen". Pass the airport and follow the motorway til it merges the motorway A2 in direction to Dortmund (motorway junction Hannover-West).
Do not leave the right lane but follow it to the exit ramp Hannover-Herrenhausen. Follow the signs that lead to Hannover-Zentrum. You are now entering the B6. Continue your journey until... (see below)
Coming from the south (A7)
Change the motorway at junction (60) Hannover-Süd from A7 to A37 in direction to Hannover-Messe. Follow the A37 til exit ramp to B65 Südschnellweg in direction to Nienburg.
Take the B65 to the West to "Landwehrkreisel" and continue your trip on B6 in direction to Nienburg. Continue your journey until... (see below)
Coming from East or West (A2)
Exit the motorway A2 coming from Dortmund or Braunschweig at ramp Hannover-Herrenhausen. Enter now the B6 (Westschnellweg) in direction to Hannover-Zentrum. Continue your journey until... (see below)
Drive on the B6 until...
...exit ramp "Herrenhausen", range in on the right lane and turn right. Continue for about 1000m always along the rails. Across from the driveway to the charged parking area of the "Herrenhäuser Gärten" you will find the driveway to buildings of the university. The Institute of Meteorology and Climatology is located within the building on the right hand side of the driveway. You will find parking space in front of the building, behind the gate or in the next street "Herrenhäuser Kirchweg", which you reach if you further follow the Herrenhäuser Straße and turn left in front of the Shell station.