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To Mannheim by car

Approaching from south (Switzerland/Freiburg or Munich)

  • Coming from motorway (Autobahn) A 5, change to A 6 at the Walldorf interchange heading towards Mannheim. After 22 km, follow the signs that lead you to the A 656. Change to A 656 and follow the signs to Mannheim / Zentrum. (Please pay attention to the speed limit.)
  • Stay on this road until you reach a square with the watertower (Wasserturm). Turn left at the end of the square heading for the main train station ("Hauptbahnhof"). At the next larger intersection turn right and proceed for 300 metres.
  • The building at the block L7 is the Economics building. Please note the glass front which marks the building.

Approaching from west (Saarbrücken/Kaiserslautern) and north-west (Belgium, NL)

  • Saarbrücken/Kaiserslautern: Change from the A 6 to the A 61 at the Frankenthal interchange.
  • Belgium and Netherlands: Take the the A 61 coming from Cologne / Koblenz
  • Change from the A 61 to the A 650 heading for Ludwigshafen (do not follow the signs to Mannheim until you are on A 650).
  • Proceed on the A 650 until the speed limit is reduced to 70 km/h and the highway splits. Stay on one of the two left lanes (B 37), although the right hand lanes (B 44) have signs leading to Mannheim. The B 37 leads directly to the castle.
  • On the bridge crossing the Rhine river in front of the castle stay in the right lane. While passing the palace on your left hand side, change to the left lane and turn left at the next traffic light. Proceed for 200 metres. The Economics building is located at the corner of bloc L7. Please note the glass front which marks the building.

Approaching from north (Cologne/Düsseldorf/Frankfurt)

  • From Cologne: Take the A 3 to Frankfurt and change to A 67 heading for Darmstadt.
  • From Frankfurt Airport: Take the A 5 direction Basel/Darmstadt.
  • At highway crossing Darmstadt remain on / change to A 67 to Mannheim (please pay attention to the change in speed limit).
  • Remain on A 67 until you reach A 659 heading for Mannheim Innenstadt (centre).
  • For further details please see "Approching from south".

Approching from north II (Berlin/Hannover)

  • Take A 7 direction south and change at crossing "Kirchheimer Dreieck" to A5 heading for Gießen. Proceed on A 5 until you reach highway crossing Darmstadt and change to A67 heading for Mannheim.
  • Remain on A 67 until you reach A 659 heading for Mannheim Innenstadt (centre).
  • For further details please see "Approching from south".

12.1.2016  Created by Th. Lindenbauer


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