Map and directions

Getting to FAU

FAU has two main locations – Erlangen and Nuremberg. There are also some parts of the University which are based in other areas of the region, such as in Fürth. The excellent regional infrastructure makes it quick and easy to get to these cities using the following modes of transport:

By train

Erlangen and Nuremberg both lie on major train routes and are served by long-distance ICE trains and regional trains. Timetables are available from Deutsche Bahn and the local public transport company, VGN.

By car

Nuremberg, Fürth and Erlangen are all accessible via the A73 highway (Frankenschnellweg).

By plane

Underground trains run directly from Nuremberg airport to the center of Nuremberg, where there are connections to trains and the public transport network. There is also a direct bus connection to Erlangen.

By bike

Nuremberg and Erlangen are bicycle-friendly cities and cycling is a great way to travel short distances between locations. To display the cycle path network, please activate ‘Thunderforest Opencyclemap’ at the top right hand corner of the map.