From A5 or A67: At Darmstädter Kreuz interchange, take Darmstadt exit towards Darmstadt city center (Stadtmitte). At the Rheinstraße/Neckarstraße crossroads (6th set of traffic lights including pedestrian lights) turn left into Kasinostraße. At the 2nd set of traffic lights turn right into Bismarckstraße. Having reached the end of Bismarckstraße turn left into Frankfurter Straße (follow the road round). When you have reached the end of the wall bordering the park, turn right into Schlossgartenstraße. Turn right at the church. Having travelled approx. 400 m you will see a large building with black tiles on you left.
From A 3: Take Stockstadt exit (Junction 57) and follow B469/U75 to B26 towards Darmstadt. Turn right into Pützerstraße at the big junction. Drive 400 m and turn left into Alexanderstraße. Turn into the second street on your right, which is Magdalenenstraße. Keep right on Kantplatz and turn into Schlossgartenstraße. You will reach Fraunhofer LBF / Plastic Division after approx. 150 m.
Parking: There is no visitor parking. Please use public car parks and parking garages.
From A5 to Schlossgarage indoor car park: At Darmstadt interchange (Darmstädter Kreuz) take Darmstadt exit towards Darmstadt Stadtmitte (city center). Follow Rheinstraße (B 26) heading for Technical Universität (TU) and city center. Having travelled through the city tunnel keep left. After the 2nd set of traffic lights, change to the right-hand lane to be able to turn easily into Schlossgarage indoor car park at the 3rd set of traffic lights. From Schlossgarage to Fraunhofer LBF Plastics Division: Having left the Schlossgarage indoor car park on foot, you will find yourself on Karolinenplatz and will be able to see the Herrngarten park behind the Staatsarchiv (State Archives). Enter the Herrngarten park and keep to the walkway leading more or less straight on, but curving slightly to the right. When you have reached the exit of the park (Hochschulstraße), turn left. Follow the pathway until you can see an archway on your right. Go through the archway and you will find Fraunhofer LBF's Plastic Division on your left.
GPS coordinates: 49° 52´ 43.14´´ N - 08° 39` 21.49´´ E
By rail and & local public transport
By rail: From Darmstadt central station take H Bus towards Alfred-Messel-Weg or Kesselhutweg, or take F Bus towards Oberwaldhaus, to bus stop Alexanderstraße/TU. From there it is only a short distance on foot along Magdalenenstraße and across Kantplatz to Schloßgartenstraße; travelling time is approx. 20 minutes.
From Frankfurt Rhein/Main airport: Take AIR bus (Airliner) leaving from Terminal 1, Exit B5 or B6, Stop No. 14, or from Terminal 2, Exit E8 to Darmstadt-Hbf, then continue on H Bus towards Alfred-Messel-Weg or Kesselhutweg, or take F Bus towards Oberwaldhaus, to bus stop Alexanderstraße/TU. From there it is only a short distance on foot along Magdalenenstraße and across Kantplatz to Schloßgartenstraße; travelling time is approx. 50 minutes.
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