Address and Directions

Max Planck Society
Administrative Headquarters
Hofgartenstr. 8
80539 Munich

Phone: +49 (89) 2108 - 0
Fax: +49 (89) 2108 - 1111

Postal address:

Max Planck Society
P.O Box 10 10 62
80084 Munich

By train

ICE, IC and EC trains go to Munich central station (Hauptbahnhof). From here take the subway lines "U4" (direction - Arabellapark) or "U5" (direction - Neuperlach Süd) to Odeonsplatz. Once above ground, walk through the arches into the Hofgarten. Hofgartenstraße is at the other end of Hofgarten on the right. From Odeonsplatz, through the archway and straight ahead to Hofgartenstraße (15 - 20 minutes).

By plane

Get on the "S1" or "S8" train at the underground stop at Franz-Josef-Strauß Airport and stay on until Marienplatz. Change here and take the subway lines "U3" (direction - Olympiazentrum) or "U6" (direction - Garching-Hochbrück) to Odeonsplatz. The whole trip takes roughly 45 minutes.

By car

The Max Planck Society can be reached by taking any autobahn approach in the direction of downtown Munich (Stadtmitte) until Altstadt-Ring (with the segments Oskar-von-Miller-Ring; Von der Tann-Straße; Franz-Josef-Strauß-Ring; Karl-Scharnagl-Ring; Thomas-Wimmer-Ring; Frauenstraße; Blumenstraße; Sonnenstraße; Lenbach- / Maximiliansplatz). Turn off Thomas-Wimmer-Ring or Karl-Scharnagl-Ring onto Maximiliansstraße (in the direction of downtown) and drive past the Four Seasons Hotel (Hotel Vier Jahreszeiten) on your right. Take the second right to Alfons-Goppel-Straße. There are no parking possibilities on the Hofgartenstraße.

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