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ULB Düsseldorf is centrally located on the HHU campus.

The Central Library can easily be reached using public transport or by car.

Numerous buses serve the bus stop closest to the Central Library (“Universität Mitte”); it is also around just 5 minutes’ walk to the “Universität Ost / Botanischer Garten” U-Bahn stop with links to Düsseldorf main railway station and the old town.

There is free parking at the Central Library (P2) and an underground car park (P3).

Travelling to the library


Düsseldorf main railway station is connected to all international long-distance rail routes. U-Bahn lines U73 and U79 travel directly to the university (and on Sundays and public holidays, also tram line 704): alight at “Universität Ost / Botanischer Garten” (last stop). The journey from the main railway station takes 10–20 minutes.

From Düsseldorf old town, take U-Bahn line U73 in the direction of “Universität Ost / Botanischer Garten”.

HHU is on bus lines 731, 735, 827, 835, 836, SB57 and M3. For the Central Library, alight at “Universität-Mitte”.

Düsseldorf International Airport is one of the largest airports in Europe. The main railway station can easily be reached by S-Bahn. From there, take U-Bahn line U79 to “Universität Ost / Botanischer Garten” (last stop).

Timetable information

From the east
From Kreuz Hilden motorway junction (A3/A46), the HHU campus can be reached via the A46 motorway. Leave the A46 in the tunnel (“Zentrum/Universität” exit). At the first set of traffic lights, turn left onto Universitätsstraße – this road runs through the entire campus.

From the west
The A46 and A57 join at Neuss-Süd motorway junction. After the bridge over the River Rhine (Fleher Brücke), take the exit for “Bilk/Zentrum/Hafen/Benrath”, then keep right and take the exit on the right for “Benrath/Universität”.

From the city centre
Via Corneliusstraße and Witzelstraße (towards Wuppertal, A46), then turn right onto Universitätsstraße. After the footbridge and the long bend to the left, turn left into the underground car park (P3) or take the turn after that to use car park P2.

Please note that strict parking regulations apply on the HHU campus. Parking offenders will be towed.


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