Directions

Directions

The Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Biology is located in Plön, a small town in the beautiful landscape of Northern Germany close to the shores of the Baltic Sea. with . in a beautiful landscape  around. It supports especially outdoor activities because of its many lakes and rivers closeby. In the vicinity are two major cities, Kiel and Lübeck. Additionally, Hamburg is reachable by train or car in 90 minutes.

Address: Max-Planck-Insitut für Evolutionsbiologie, August-Thienemann-Str. 2, 24306 Plön, Germany

Directions

By plane

You can reach Plön from Hamburg airport by public transport via Kiel or Lübeck.

Via Kiel (ca 2 hours):

  • Airportbus "Kielius" from Hamburg airport to Kiel main station (here you will find more information about the "Kielius")
  • train from Kiel to Lübeck or Lüneburg with stop in Plön
  • 10 minute walk from Plön train station to the institute (see description) oder bus 331 (Bahnhofsvorplatz) to the bus station "Scharweg"

Via Lübeck (ca 2.5 hours)

  • Train S1 to Hamburg central station (plan your journey within Hamburg here)
  • Train from Hamburg to Lübeck (plan your journey with Deutsche Bahn here)
  • Train from Lübeck to Kiel with stop in Plön
  • 10 minute walk from Plön train station to the institute (see description) oder bus 331 (Bahnhofsvorplatz) to the bus station "Scharweg"

You can also rent a car: Hamburg airport to the institute ca 95 km (ca 90 min to drive).

By train
There are regular connections between Hamburg (via Lübeck, ca 90 min), Lübeck or Kiel and Plön (ca 35 min from each direction).
A walk from Plön station to the institute takes about 10 min (see description) or you can take bus 331 (Bahnhofsvorplatz) to the bus station "Scharweg".

    
By car
from Hamburg: A7 in northward direction, leave in the direction of Großenaspe, Neumünster, then follow B430 to Plön
from Kiel: follow B76 to Plön
from Lübeck: A1 in the direction of Puttgarden, leave in the direction of Eutin, then follow B76 to Eutin/Kiel until you arrive in Plön

The site of the institute in the interactive map of OpenStreetMap (OSM):


View Larger Map in OSM (external)

Or if you prefer: The site of the institute in Google Maps can be found here.

 
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