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The Max Planck Institute for Mathematics is located in the city center of Bonn between Münsterplatz and Bottlerplatz. You will find the entrance on Vivatsgasse 7 (marked by the red diamond; coordinates: latitude=50.735020 longitude=7.098620; for mobile devices use the QR-Code on the right)MPIM coordinates

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Get here by TRAIN

Query Deutsche Bahn AG for a connection to Bonn Main Station (Bonn Hauptbahnhof; see lower part of the map). Leave the station through the main entrance, cross the street in front of it and follow Poststrasse to Münsterplatz. Continue on Münsterplatz until you have passed the Post Office, then turn left into Vivatsgasse. After a few steps you will find the entrance to the institute on the left hand side, just before reaching Bottlerplatz and Sterntor.

The distance between the station and the institute is about 500 m or a 5 minute walk.

Get here by CAR

The institute is located in a pedestrian area and inaccessible by car. However, there are two public car-parks nearby. Reaching Bonn via Autobahn A 555 (from Cologne) or A 565 leave at cross Bonn-Nord, follow Heinrich-Böll-Ring, Thomastrasse, Am Alten Friedhof until you reach Berliner Platz (near Bonn city hall = Stadthaus). Turning left you can park in Stadthausgarage. Turning right you will find Friedensplatz-Garage. From Berliner Platz it is only a short stroll to the institute. Walk down Sterntorbrücke, cross Friedensplatz and follow Vivatsgasse until you find the entrance to the MPI on the right near Bottlerplatz.

Entrances to the parking garages are located near the following addresses
Bahnhofsgarage : Münsterstraße 6, 53111 Bonn 
Münsterplatzgarage : Budapester Straße 5, 53111 Bonn
Weiherstraße 6, 53111 Bonn
Marktgarage: Stockenstraße 19, 53113 Bonn
Friedensplatzgarage: Oxfordstraße 21, 53111 Bonn
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Get here by PLANE

Cologne/Bonn (CGN) is the international airport closest to the institute. From the airport take Airport-Express-Bus SB 60 to Bonn Main Station (Hauptbahnhof) and then follow the instructions above.

Düsseldorf Airport (DUS) can be reached with many international direct flights. From the airport take the train (approx. 1h10m from the terminal via SkyTrain)

Another option is Frankfurt/Main International Airport (FRA), which can be reached by high speed trains in about one hour.

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