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Getting to Jena

The closest airport is in Leipzig-Halle (70 km away from Jena). Bigger airports are located in Berlin and Frankfurt (300 km away from Jena). Other major airports are Munich and Düsseldorf (400 kms away from Jena).

Jena has three train stations: “Jena Paradies” is the main station in the city center. Furthermore, there are “Jena Saalbahnhof” and “Jena Westbahnhof”. Both are about 1.5 km away from the city center.
For train connections please use the website of the German railway.
You can purchase tickets at the train station on the day of your travel and do not necessarily have to make a reservation in advance. There are also ticket machines with language menus at every major train station.

Jena can also be reached by long-distance busses from Berlin, Munich, Frankfurt and Hamburg. For timetables and tickets please visit flixbus website.

Jena is located in the center of Germany and can be reached from Berlin via the A9, from Frankfurt and Düsseldorf via the A4, from Munich and Nuremburg via the A9. The federal highways B7 and B88 go through Jena.

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Travel Information – Getting to the Leibniz Institute of Photonic Technology

Public Transportation in Jena
Tickets can be purchased in every bus or tram or via the FAIRTIQ-App (App Store or Google Play Store). The price of a single tickets is 2,30 € and entitles you to travel with any number of changes towards your destination. They are valid for a maximum of one hour.

There are ticket machines at most stops and tickets are also availabe in a shop of the public transport in “Holzmarktpassage” (Holzmarkt 1, 07743 Jena).

The bus stop is called “Beutenberg Campus” and is served by lines 10, 11 and 12.

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Venue address:

Leibniz Institute of Photonic Technology Albert-Einstein-Str. 9
07745 Jena/DE