Maps & Directions
To help you to get to DESY, we have included maps of the DESY grounds, and a road map to get you there.
You will also find written directions on how to get to DESY whether you are arriving by car, train, airplane or public transit.
DESY Hamburg Site, main entrance
To Hamburg Altona station:
Continue by taxi, traveling time approx. 15-20 min.
Or continue by bus line 1 (direction Schenefelder Holt) directly to the main entrance of DESY (bus stop Zum Hünengrab/DESY), traveling time approx. 25 min.
Or continue by S-Bahn (local city train) line S1 or S11 (direction Blankenese/Wedel) to Othmarschen. Then go on with bus line 1 (direction Schenefelder Holt).
On foot: leave the city train station at the Waitzstrasse exit, turn right at the bottom of the stairs, turn left onto Waitzstrasse, right onto Gross Flottbeker Strasse and follow that road directly to DESY, walking time approx. 25 min.
From the Hamburg airport Fuhlsbüttel:
Continue by taxi, traveling time approx. 40-50 min.
Or continue with city train line S1 (direction Blankenese/Wedel) to Othmarschen station. Then go on with bus line 1 (direction Schenefelder Holt) to the main entrance of DESY (bus stop Zum Hünengrab/DESY).
Exit the Autobahn (A7) at HH-Bahrenfeld. Arriving in Hamburg from the South: turn left onto the main road (Osdorfer Landstraße). Arriving in Hamburg from the North: turn right onto the main road (Osdorfer Landstraße). Then turn right onto Notkestraße. The main entrance of DESY is the second road on the left.
DESY Hamburg Site, side entrance
The side entrance of DESY is located on the Luruper Chaussee. The bus line 2 stops there (bus stop DESY). The side entrance is open for motorists from Monday till Friday, 6 a.m. to 7 p.m., and closed on weekends. It is open for pedestrians and cyclists at all times.