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Plan Your Visit

The Physics Department and the research campus Garching are well connected by public transport as well as by car. Located in the north of Munich, Garching is the largest TUM campus.

Address Parking / Incoming goods Telephone / Fax
TUM Physics Department
James-Franck-Str. 1
85748 Garching
approach via "Am Coulombwall"
85748 Garching
Pay attention to current directions due to construction site.
Located at the back of the main building, see opening hours for incomming goods below.
Tel. +49 (0)89 289 - 53522
Fax +49 (0)89 289 - 14474

Campus Garching plan

Map to the Physics Department @ Research adn Science Campus Garching

Directions for reaching us by public transport

There are direct public transport connections from within the Munich area via subway or bus. The Physics Department is located less than 500 m north-east of the subway station “Garching-Forschungszentrum” of line U6.

From Munich city
The Campus Garching is directly served by subway U6 to final destination “Garching-Forschungszentrum”, the trip takes about 25  minutes
From Munich airport
You reach us with suburban train S1 to Neufahrn and then via bus 690 to “Garching-Forschungszentrum”

Plan your trip directly at the local transport services MVV!

You can find further information on the network plan and prices at the web pages of the transport services Münchner Verkehrs- und Tarifverbund (MVV).

Directions for reaching us by car

The research campus Garching can be reached by the highway “A9” and is located right at the exit 70 “Garching-Nord”.

From Munich
Take the highway A9 towards Nuremberg/Nürnberg, exit 70 “Garching-Nord” and follow the signs to “Forschungszentrum”
From Nuremberg or Munich airport
Take highway A9 towards Munich/München, exit 70 “Garching-Nord” and follow the signs to “Forschungszentrum”

Physics Department plan

The site plan of the Physics Department presents an overview of the research campus, the physics buildings and the rooms and facilities of our department. Printed copies are available at the main entrance of the main building and online as PDF to download.

There is also an online room finder for the physics buildings 1 and 2 as well as for the mathematics and informatics building.

Incoming goods

The office for incoming goods is located downstairs, at the back of the building. It also serves as our lost property office.

Contact Mr. Michael Hagl
Opening hours Mon.–Thu. 8 am – noon, 1 – 3:30 pm
Fri. 8 am – noon
Telephone +49 (0)89 289 - 12604
Address James-Franck-Str. 1, 85748 Garching
Access by car via Am Coulombwall

Online maps


Location of the TUM Physics Department on BayernViewer, the maps of the Bavarian State Government.

Google maps

Alternatively, you can also find the TUM Physics Department on Google maps.

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