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Map and directions

You can find the facilities of Heinrich Heine University (HHU) and University Hospital Düsseldorf on the joint campus in the south of Düsseldorf, approx. 3.5 km from the city centre and main railway station.

Arriving by public transport

Travel information

The University campus is like a small town, so there are numerous bus and tram stops. A special offer for first-year students, which all other students can also benefit from, is the campus network plan (German only) published by the Düsseldorf public transport company Rheinbahn.

The Rheinbahn journey planner can help you find the quickest way to reach your destination.


Central University Units

Arriving by plane

Düsseldorf is one of the largest airports in Europe. There is a good suburban train connection to the main station, from where you can take the U79 tram line to the final stop “Uni Ost/Botanischer Garten” (University East/Botanical Garden). Alternatively, the U73 and U83 lines also go to the University. The 704 line also runs from the main station to the stop “Universität Nord/Christophstraße” (University North/Christophstrasse).

Arriving by train

Düsseldorf main station is connected to all international long-distance rail routes. The U79 tram line runs from the station directly to the University: Take the trams heading for “Uni Ost/Botanischer Garten” (University East/Botanical Garden), which is also the final stop. You can also reach this stop via the U73 line.

You can reach the “Universität Nord/Christophstraße” (University North/Christophstrasse) stop via the 704, U72 and U73 lines. This stop is particularly recommended for all destinations in the northern part of the campus. You can reach the “Südpark” (South Park) stop via the U73, U72 and U79 lines.

Arriving by tram/bus

Together, the HHU (Heinrich Heine University) and University Hospital Düsseldorf sites form a large campus, which can be accessed via 12 stops:

Südpark (South Park) (U72, U73, U79, SB53, SB57, 723, 727, 731, 735, 827, NE7 – destination: Innenstadt (city centre))

Universität Mensa (University Canteen) (SB53, SB57, 731, 735, 827, NE7)

Universität West (University West) (835, 836)

Universität Mitte (University Central) (M3, SB53, SB57, 731, 735, 827, 835, 836, NE7) – recommended for Natural Sciences, Business Administration, Law and the University and State Library.

Universität Süd (University South) (SB53, SB57, 731, 735, 827, 835, 836, NE7)

Universität Südost (University South-east) (M3, SB53, SB57, 731, 735, 827, 835, NE7)

Uni-Kliniken (University Hospital) (U72, U73, 704, SB50, 723, 780, 782, 785, 827, NE7)

Moorenstrasse (705, 706, M3 (destination: Am Seestern), 723, 827, 835, 836, NE7)

Chlodwigstrasse (835, 836)

Professor-Dessauer-Weg (835, 836)

Uni Ost/Botanischer Garten (University East/Botanical Garden) (U73, U79)

Universität Nord/Christophstraße (University North/Christophstrasse) (U72, U73, 704)

Arriving by car

From the East

The University is best reached from the “Hildener Kreuz” interchange (A3/A46) via the “Düsseldorf-Süd” (Düsseldorf South) interchange (A46). Leave the A46 in the tunnel (exit: “Zentrum/Universität” – city centre/university). Turn left at the first set of traffic lights into “Universitätsstrasse”, which runs through the campus.

From the West

The University is best reached from the “Neuss-Süd” (Neuss South) interchange, where the A46 and A57 merge. After the Flehe Rhine bridge, take the exit “Bilk/Zentrum/Hafen/Benrath” (Bilk/city centre/harbour/Benrath). Take the right-hand exit to “Benrath/Universität” (Benrath/University).

From the city centre

The University is best reached via Corneliusstrasse, then Witzelstrasse (follow signs for Wuppertal, A46), then turn right into Universitätsstrasse.

On campus

The marked HHU parking spaces are free of charge. Vehicles parked incorrectly will be towed away and a fee charged for release.

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