How to reach MAOT by public transport
Direct train connections from ‘Berlin/Leipzig’ or ‘München’ to ‘Erlangen,’ or from all other directions connections to ‘Nürnberg Hbf’ (central train station) changing there to ‘Erlangen’.
At Erlangen train station you have two options for public transport:
- From the square ‘Hugenottenplatz’ (one-minute walk in an eastwards direction) take bus 284 (direction ‘Sieglitzhof Eskilstunastraße’) to the bus stop ‘Berufsschulzentrum’. Short footpath: Take the path through at the right side of the shop “Der Beck” which is at the bus stop, cross the ‘Artilleriestrasse’, take the footpath past the restaurant ‘Unicum’ and cross the parking lot. After the “horse behind the glass” (N.B. an artwork) go left and follow the path. You are heading directly towards SAOT/MAOT.
- From the square ‘Hugenottenplatz’ (one-minute walk in an eastwards direction) take bus 294 (direction ‘Sieglitzhof Eskilstunastraße’) to the bus stop ‘Doris-Ruppenstein-Straße’. Short footpath: Cross the street and turn right about 400 meters straight ahead. Turn left into the ‘Paul-Gordan-Straße. After about 200 meters the entrance door to MAOT/SAOT is on the right-hand side.
From Nuremberg airport (NUE) take:
- either bus no. 30 or 30 E in the direction of ‘Erlangen-Hugenottenplatz’ (terminus), continue as described in ‘public transport’ from the train station in Erlangen.
- or take underground line 2 to ‘Nürnberg-Hauptbahnhof’, change to an overground train to ‘Erlangen’ and continue as described in ‘public transport’ from the train station in Erlangen.
- A 73 from Bamberg:
Take exit ‘Erlangen-Mitte’ and then stay on this multi-lane road (‘Werner-v.-Siemens-Strasse’). At the first traffic light after the OMV petrol station (on your right), turn right (into ‘Henkestrasse’); at the second traffic light (t-junction), turn left and then take the first street to the right (‘Artilleriestrasse’). At the second crossroad, turn right (towards the supermarket ‘Handelshof’) and then immediately to the left (after 20m) onto the university campus (‘Röthelheim-Campus’). Drive straight ahead for about 200 m. Before you crash into a building, follow the street to the right. After 20 m park on the right-hand side and find SAOT/MAOT after an additonal 20 m on the left.
- A 3 from ‘Frankfurt/Würzburg’ or A 3 from ‘München/Regensburg’ or ‘Heilbronn’, or from ‘Nürnberg’ (via B 4) Exit ‘Tennenlohe’:
Onto B 4 in direction ‘Erlangen’; after 2 km leave this road and follow the signs for ‘Gräfenberg’; stay on the same road (‘Kurt-Schumacher-Strasse’) for about 4 km. Go straight ahead at the roundabout at the ‘Obi’ hardware store and turn left into ‘Röthelheim-Allee’ at the first traffic light. The Paul-Gordan-Str. goes off to the right after about 400m. Drive straight ahead for about 300 m. When you see a large parking lot on the left-hand side, park your car. Walk 20 m back in the direction you came from and you will find MAOT/SAOT on the left.