Arriving at the University of Applied Sciences Nordhausen

Visitors address

Hochschule Nordhausen
Weinberghof 4
99734 Nordhausen

Arrival within Germany

By train

Nordhausen is an intersection of the railway lines Halle - Kassel and Erfurt - Nordhausen. On both routes trains run hourly in both directions from 5 to 23 o'clock. There is also a rail connection from Nordhausen to Wernigerode.
Timetable information and further information are available on the Internet at


By car

From the east, travel via the B 80 and A38 from Halle.
From the south, you travel best on the A71 to Sangerhausen and then A38 to Nordhausen or on the B4 from Erfurt.
From the north, take the A7 (Hamburg - Würzburg) to the Seesen exit and from there take the B 243 to Nordhausen.
From the west, take the A44 to Kassel, drive on the A7 (direction Hannover) to the triangle Drammetal and continue on the A38 to Nordhausen.


By bus

There are also various offers of long-distance buses. Timetable information can be found at

City line busses in Nordhausen
The campus can be reached from the railway station by bus line A ("Hochschule" stop, directly on the campus, every 20 minutes) or by bus lines K and 21 ("Hallesche Straße" station, south campus entrance).
Timetables for these bus lines can be found at

Arriving from abroad

By plane

The main airport in Germany is Frankfurt-Main (FRA), but there are also some international flights to Hanover (HAJ), Leipzig-Halle (LEJ), Berlin (BER), Hamburg (HAM) and Erfurt (ERF).

Distances from the airports to Nordhausen:

•    Airport Frankfurt-Main - 300 km
•    Airport Hanover - 150 km
•    Airport Leipzig-Halle - 130 km
•    Airport Berlin-Tegel - 270 km
•    Airport Berlin-Schönefeld - 270 km
•    Airport Erfurt - 80 km

In general, the quickest way to get to Nordhausen is by taking a direct flight to one of the airports mentioned above, and from there traveling on public transport. It is not recommended to use a connecting flight within Germany to another airport as this would take more time.

If you are traveling to Germany by plane, please note the following information on the arrival time at the respective airport, which will facilitate your onward journey to Nordhausen.

Arrival at the Airport Frankfurt-Main (FRA)

by 5:30 p.m. at the latest

Arrival at the Airport Hanover (HAJ)

by 6:00 p.m. at the latest

Arrival at the Airport Leipzig-Halle (LEJ)

by 8:30 p.m. at latest

Arrival at the airports of Berlin (BER)

by 5:30 p.m. at the latest

Arrival at the Airport Hamburg (HAM)

by 5:00 p.m. at the latest

Arrival at the Airport Erfurt (ERF)

by 7:30 p.m. at the latest