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Journey & Arrival

Getting to Ilmenau

The major international airports are Frankfurt (Main), Berlin and Munich.From these airports it is possible to take a Deutsche Bahn train to Erfurt. Once in Erfurt it is only an hour to Ilmenau on a direct Südthüringen train which journeys through the scenic, rolling hills of the Thuringian basin.

From the Saalfeld or Schweinfurt direction it is possible to catch a connecting train from Arnstadt. You can follow the Link to the Deutsche Bahn website to make a direct query.  

Ilmenau can be reached by car from the Ilmenau Bundesstrassen B4 (Coburg-Ilmenau-Erfurt), B87 (Ilmenau-Weimar) and B88 (Saalfeld-Ilmenau-Gotha). The nearest motorway is the A71, which leads from the Erfurt-West (A4) junction to Ilmenau-Ost-West. From Ilmenau-Ost, the route to the TU Ilmenau is signposted.

Arrival in Ilmenau

The town center of Ilmenau can be found directly in front of the Ilmenau main station. Access to the campus is approximately 10 minutes by foot.

However, it is advisable to take a taxi from the train station in order to transport heavy luggage (you should expect to pay approximately 15€ for a trip to the campus).

In Ilmenau you will also find a well connected bus network which has services to the campus; however, these are not direct and take much longer.

If you are able to plan your time of arrival feel free to contact the “we4you” support network if you need assistance or have any questions.