From the train station with public transportation
about 10 min. tram line plus 10 min. walk
From main station's platform go to tram line bridge and take any line in the direction of the city center. Exit at the second station ('Bertoldsbrunnen') and change to tram line 2 (direction of 'Zähringen'). Exit at the first station ('Siegesdenkmal'). At the 'Siegesdenkmal' change to bus number 27 direction 'Herdern'. Exit at the second station ('Hochmeisterstrasse'). Turn right into the 'Hansastrasse', cross the Mozartstrasse, go all the way up to the Längenhardstrasse and turn left. The Bernstein Center’s main entrance is on the left-hand side.
From Freiburg main station by foot
about 25 min. easy walk
As you leave the main station in direction to the city, cross the big street and take 'Eisenbahnstr.', which takes you straight into the city center. Keep going straight until you reach Kaiser-Joseph-Strasse, a big busy shopping street on which the tram line runs. Turn left and follow the street until you reach an open plaza with a big monument on your left ('Siegesdenkmal'). Pass the plaza and turn right into Leopoldring. Just before the Stadtgarten (city park) and the pedestrian bridge leading to the square, turn left onto the Jakob-Burckhardt-Strasse. Stay on this street that turns into the Stadtstrasse after 220 m and turn right after 250 m onto the Hansastrasse. Go all the way up to the Längenhardstrasse and turn left. The Bernstein Center’s main entrance is on the left-hand side.
From motorway A5 (Karlsruhe – Basel):
Leave the A5 at junction no. 62 'Freiburg-Stadtmitte' (Freiburg center) direction Freiburg, Donaueschingen, Titisee-Neustadt, B31. Stay on the motorway for about 6 km until the exit 'Hauptbahnhof', drive left in the direction 'Hauptbahnhof' and stay on that street (Schnewlinstrasse) that turns into Bismarckallee as you approach the tram line bridge. Proceed until the big crossroad, turn right into Friedrichstrasse. Proceed to Friedrichring, then Leopoldring. Just before the city park (Stadtgarten) and the pedestrian bridge, turn left into Jakob-Burckhardt-Strasse. Stay on that street that turns into Stadtstrasse after 220 m and turn right after 250 m onto Hansastrasse. Drive all the way up and park on either side of the street (don’t forget to buy a parking ticket at the ticket machine and place it into your car!). Walk up until the end of Hansastrasse, turn left into Längenhardtstrasse and find the main entrance to the Bernsten Center on the left side of the street.
From one of the airports in the region
- From Basel Airport by shuttle bus (~1 hour):
Upon your arrival in Basel/Mulhouse airport proceed to the French sector where a regular bus shuttle operates to and from Freiburg (click here for timetable and bus fares:) The bus service will be waiting in front of the main entrance with the “Freiburger Reisedienst” logo on it. Once you arrive at the Freiburg main station you can use public transport (see above) or a taxi. Taxis can be found in front of the Intercity Hotel.
- From Frankfurt Airport by train (~ 2 hours):
Proceed to Terminal 1 and from there to the long-distance rail train station. ICE trains to Freiburg run hourly, starting from 6:44h. (click here for timetable and train fares:)
- From Strasbourg Airport by bus, tram line and train (~ 2 hours):
To get from the airport to the city center of Strasbourg, take the shuttle to tram stop 'Baggersee', where you find a connection to tram line A ('Illkirch Lixenbuhl') to downtown, leaving every 20 minutes from arrivals terminal (click here for the shuttle timetable:) From Strasbourg Gare (main station) there is a train connection to Offenburg, Germany, where you switch to Freiburg. (click here for the timetable and train fares: )
- From Zurich Airport by train (~ 2 hours):
Trains from Zurich airport to Freiburg run nearly every 30 minutes. Most train rides involve at least one change at Basel (click here for the timetable and train fares:).