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How to get to the KU

Administration Eichstätt:
Ostenstr. 26
85072 Eichstätt

Administration Ingolstadt:
Auf der Schanz 49
85049 Ingolstadt

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

By car

To get to Eichstätt from Ingolstadt, take the B13 towards the north-west. If you are coming from the north on the A9, leave the A9 at the junction ‘Altmühltal’ and follow the E21 for approximately 20 minutes to Eichstätt. If you are coming from the south on the A9, leave the A9 at the junction ‘Lenting’ and follow signs to Eichstätt.

To get to the Ingolstadt campus from the north or south on the A9, leave the A9 at the junction ‘Ingolstadt Nord’. Follow signs towards ‘Stadtmitte’ (1.5km along Goethestraße). Follow the sign to ‘P Münster’ (not ‘Universität’). After you have passed under the railway bridge, turn right onto Östliche Ringstraße. Follow the road for 1km. After the Esso gas station (on the right) take the left lane and turn left at the next opportunity onto Friedhofstraße (towards ‘P Münster’). After 200m you will see a brick building on the left (youth hostel). The entrance to the University’s parking lot is directly after this building.

By train

Eichstätt is approximately halfway between Nuremberg and Munich on the Treuchtlingen–Ingolstadt line. Coming from either direction, change at ‘Eichstätt Bahnhof’, which is located approximately five kilometers outside of town, and take the single-carriage train to ‘Eichstätt Stadt’. Make sure your ticket is valid to ‘Eichstätt Stadt’. From here it is an approximately ten-minute walk to the University (in the direction of the town center).

Ingolstadt is on the Munich–Nuremberg line. From the main train station (‘Ingolstadt Hauptbahnhof’) it takes approximately 15 minutes to reach the University campus by bus. To do so, take either bus no. 10 (towards ‘Herschelstraße’) or bus no. 11 (towards ‘Audi-GVZ’) to the main bus station (‘Zentraler Omnibusbahnhof’, ZOB). From the ZOB, take either bus no. 50 (towards ‘Gaimersheim’) or bus no. 60 (towards ‘Gerolfing’) to the University (stop ‘Kreuztor’).

By plane

Munich airport lies to the south-east of Eichstätt and Ingolstadt. There is a bus from the airport to Ingolstadt (Ingolstadt Airport Express X109) that takes approximately an hour. It is also possible to reach Ingolstadt and Eichstätt from the airport by train, which takes approximately 1.5 to 2 hours.

Nuremberg airport lies to the north of Eichstätt and Ingolstadt. From the airport, take the subway (U-Bahn) line 2 to the main train station (‘Nürnberg Hauptbahnhof’) which takes 12 minutes; from there take the regional train (RB) to Eichstätt, or the ICE train or regional express train (RE) to Ingolstadt.