Universität Duisburg-Essen, Campus Duisburg

SG Building. Geibelstraße 41, 47057 Duisburg


Arriving by Plane – Travel Advice Airport to Duisburg

There are a large number of airports around the city of Duisburg.
Dusseldorf International Airport (DUS) is the closest one to Duisburg. It only takes 10 minutes by train to go to Duisburg main station. Trains leave every 10–20 minutes from Dusseldorf Airport. By taxi, it takes 25 minutes from Dusseldorf International Airport to Duisburg city. There are two additional international airports within a radius of 200 kilometers:
Frankfurt International Airport (FRA) which is 1.5 hours away by direct high speed train and
Amsterdam Airport Schiphol (AMS) in the Netherlands. From Amsterdam Airport Schiphol it takes 2 hours by train to get to Duisburg. The excellent German rail network guarantees easy and convenient transportation. Furthermore, there are three regional airports from which you can reach many destinations within Europe: Cologne (CGN), Dortmund (DTM) and Weeze (NRN), all within 1 hour distance from Duisburg city.

By Car

Starting Point Autobahn (A3, A40): Exit Duisburg-Kaiserberg. Turn left onto Carl-Benz-Straße in the direction of Zentrum/Universität. Follow the road for 1.5 km (now called Forsthausweg) onto crossroad with traffic light. Straight onto Holteistraße. Turn right onto Gneisenaustraße. Turn left in the end onto Geibelstraße. After 100 m parking lot on the right behind the SG Building, No. 41.

Starting Point Duisburg City: Via Mülheimer Straße in the direction of Zoo/Universität (about 2 km eastbound). Turn right onto Lotharstraße. Turn right onto Holteistraße at the first traffic light and continue as described above (1: Gneisenaustraße, Geibelstraße).

Please note: Access Geibelstraße only via Holteistraße/Gneisenaustraße.

Public Transport

Arriving at Duisburg Main Station: Leave the platform downstairs via stairs or elevator in the middle of the platform. Leave the main station through the exit “Ostausgang” for the taxicab stand.
Bus Stop: Walk past the taxicab stand to bus stop Hauptbahnhof Ostausgang, located at Neudorfer Straße. Take Bus 924 (destination Neudorf) or Bus 926 (destination Uni-Nord, 7 stops). Get off at Uni-Nord/Lotharstraße, turn right onto Geibelstraße and proceed to No. 41, SG Building.

Arriving by tram 901: Get off at Schweizer Straße, turn right onto Sternbuschweg, turn left onto Geibelstraße and proceed to No. 41, SG Building.


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