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How to reach the Helmholtz-Zentrum Geesthacht

The Helmholtz-Zentrum Geesthacht is located about 30 kilometers southeast of Hamburg.

Helmholtz-Zentrum Geesthacht
Max-Planck-Straße 1
21502 Geesthacht

Journey by Car


Important information for users of satellite navigation:
Please note that some route planners will direct you wrong if you follow the directions to "Max-Planck-Straße". For a correct navigation please use "Geesthacht / Grüner Jäger" as your destination.

Coming from Geesthacht:
By using the B5 to Lauenburg follow the street another 300 meters and turn right into "Max-Planck-Straße".

Coming from Lauenburg:
Please follow the signs about 300 metres before reaching "Grüner Jäger".

Journey by Public Transport


Whether from Hamburg main station or Airport Hamburg-Fuhlsbüttel airport: By public transport you can reach us via various routes.

If you arrive by bus, please get off at the entrance, the bus stop "Geesthacht, Helmholtz-Zentrum (Eingang)", and contact the colleagues there.

Please note: Visitors registered for the HZG-turnstile "Tesperhude" can take the bus to the stop "Tesperhude, Strandweg" and walk about five minutes on foot to the turnstile in Reaktorstraße. Please use our area plan for this.

For further information about connections to the Helmholtz-Zentrum Geesthacht please search under the following link: HVV Route Planner

Journey by Taxi


Approximate travel time and costs:
- from the airport about 60 minutes/60 Euros
- from the main station about 45 minutes/40 Euros
- from Geesthacht about 10 minutes/10 Euros

Site Plan


Lageplan Geesthacht

Site Plan Helmholtz-Zentrum Geesthacht [Date: January 2018]