How to get to the university

Lüneburg is located on the main train line between Hannover and Hamburg. You can travel to Lüneburg from Hamburg every half hour and from Hannover once an hour. Lüneburg is within the commuter zone for the Hamburg rapid transit system (HVV).

Lüneburg is located on the main train line between Hannover and Hamburg.   You can travel to Lüneburg from Hamburg every half hour and from Hannover once an hour. Lüneburg is within the commuter zone for the Hamburg rapid transit system (HVV).

  • Departing from the Lüneburg train station, two different buses travel to the Scharnhorststraße campus.  They each leave every fifteen minutes. You can take either bus 5011 (towards Rettmer/Häcklingen) or bus 5012 (towards Bockelsberg). You need to get off the bus at the Blücherstraße stop.
  • A university shuttle bus, number 5001, runs during the semester from the train station to the Universitätsallee Campus and the Rotes Feld Campus.
  • For lectures at Volgershall you can take bus number 5013 towards Reppenstedt.

If you are travelling from the South by car, take the federal highway 7 Hannover-Hamburg. Take the Soltau exit and then state highway 208 to Lüneburg. Approaching from the North, you should take federal highway A 39 and then exit at Lüneburg-Häcklingen.

The best way to get around Lüneburg is by bicycle, especially when the weather is good!