Venue & Travel Information

Droplets 2021 will take place at the Technical University of Darmstadt. All lectures and sessions will be held in the auditorium and media centre (HMZ) on the Lichtwiese campus. A part of the programme will be available online as live stream.

3 Lecture halls

  • Auditorium 1 with 683 seats (635 m²)
  • Auditorium 2 with 198 seats (210 m²)
  • Auditorium 3 with 198 seats (210 m²)

Street address

Technical University of Darmstadt, Campus Lichtwiese
building L4|02 Hörsaal- und Medienzentrum (HMZ)
Franziska-Braun-Straße 10
64287 Darmstadt

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How to get there

From Frankfurt Airport (FRA)

There is an airport shuttle bus (AIR) from all terminals to Darmstadt City Centre. Please exit „Darmstadt Luisenplatz“. Then change to bus line K or KU (departure is every 15 minutes) and exit the last stop „TU Lichtwiese/Mensa“.

From airport to venue, the overall trip takes about one hour.

Airliner timetable: Darmstadt>FRA, FRA>Darmstadt

By car

From motorway junction ‘Autobahnkreuz Darmstadt’, follow the signs towards the city centre Darmstadt/Stadtmitte on Rheinstraße/B26 into the City-Ring-Tunnel.

In the City-Ring-Tunnel, take the exit left, then at the end of Hügelstraße, bear right at the traffic light onto Nieder-Ramstädter Straße. Follow the road for about 1km (0.6 miles), turn left onto Heinrichstraße and follow the signs to TU-Lichtwiese.

By public transport

To get to Campus TU-Lichtwiese by public transport, take the bus to TU Lichtwiese/Mensa, or the Odenwaldbahn (VIAS) to Darmstadt TU-Lichtwiese Bahnhof.

From Darmstadt Hauptbahnhof (main railway station)

Take bus line K towards TU Lichtwiese to the final stop at TU Lichtwiese/Mensa. The trip takes approximately 18 minutes. While the university is in session, you can also use bus line KU.

From Frankfurt Hauptbahnhof (main railway station)

Every two hours, respectively at each hour in the afternoon and early evening RB 82 (Odenwaldbahn) travels directly from Frankfurt Hauptbahnhof to Darmstadt TU-Lichtwiese station in approximately 25 minutes.