Directions

 

Approach by car

Please take note, that the Institute of Mineral Engineering is moving to its new location and can be found at the Forckenbeckstraße 33 in the near furture. An updated approach will be posted as soon as the move is finished.

You can find a map of the Institute of Mineral Engineering here.

To the Institute of Mineral Engineering,
Mauerstrasse 5, 52064 Aachen:

  • Access via the A4 and A44 motorways at the motorway junction Aachen: A4 direction Antwerpen/Heerlen
  • Exit 2: Aachen-Laurensberg, direction Laurensberg
  • Follow Kohlscheider Straße, Roermonder Straße until you reach Turmstraße and then turn right.
  • Follow Turmstrasse, cross the railway bridge and drive past the multi-storey car park of RWTH Aachen University. At the next traffic light turn left into Königstraße.
  • Take the next right into Mauerstraße. Our institute is located on the left side after about 30 meters.


Rail connections to Aachen


You can find the current rail connections on the Deutsche Bahn website.

To Aachen Schanz railway station

  • Regional train, short RB, and Regionalexpress, short RE, from direction Mönchengladbach, Duisburg, Dortmund: RB 33 and RE 4
  • Euregiobahn from direction Stolberg, Eschweiler, Langerwehe and Düren and from direction Alsdorf, Eschweiler-St. Jöris and Heerlen: RB 20

To Aachen Central Station

  • Regional Train and Regional Express from Mönchengladbach, Duisburg, Dortmund: RB 33 and RE 4 as well as Regional Express from Cologne: RE 9 and RE 1

  • Euregiobahn from direction Stolberg, Eschweiler, Langerwehe and Düren and from direction Alsdorf, Eschweiler-St. Jöris and Heerlen: RB 20
  • ICE from Brussels and Frankfurt
  • IC from Berlin
  • Thalys from Cologne/Dortmund and Brussels/Paris
  • Eurostar in combination with ICE or Thalys from London via Brussels

Bus connections in Aachen


You can find the current connections on the ASEAG website.

From Aachen Central Station

  • To the institute: bus line 13B, direction Ponttor, to stop Turmstraße, approx. 9 minutes

From Aachen Schanz train station

  • To the institute: Bus line 13B, direction Ponttor, to stop Turmstraße,approx. 5 min, or on foot approx. 600 m to Mauerstraße 5.

Airports


The current rail connections from the airports to Aachen can be found on the Deutsche Bahn website, the Belgian Railways website or the Dutch Railways website.

Düsseldorf, DUS, Germany

  • by train to Aachen main station or Aachen West: approx. 1 hour 40 minutes
  • by car to Aachen: 90 km, approx. 1 hour 15 minutes

Cologne/Bonn, CGN, Germany

  • by train to Aachen main station: approx. 1 hour
  • by car to Aachen: 85 km, approx. 1 hour

Frankfurt am Main, FRA, Germany

  • by train to Aachen main station: approx. 2 hours
  • by car to Aachen: 254 km, approx. 3 hours

Brussels-Zaventem, BRU, Belgium

  • by train to Aachen main station: approx. 1 hour 30 minutes
  • by car to Aachen: 140 km approx. 1 hour 40 minutes

Brussels-Charleroi, CRL, Belgium

  • by car to Aachen: 140 km approx. 1 hour 40 minutes

Liège, LGG, Belgium

  • by car to Aachen: 60 km approx. 1 hour

Maastricht Aachen, MST, Netherlands

  • by car to Aachen: 40 km approx. 30 minutes

Eindhoven ,EIN, Netherlands

  • by car to Aachen: 115 km approx. 1 hour 15 minutes