Photo: SFB925


SFB 925
Institut für Laser-Physik
University of Hamburg
Luruper Chaussee 149, Building 69
22761 Hamburg
phone: +49 40 8998-5200

The SFB 925 is located on the research campus Bahrenfeld, directly to the right hand side of the entrance Luruper Chaussee.

Directions - by plane

From Hamburg airport the Institute for Laser Physics can be reached by taxi within approximately 30 minutes.

By public transport, it is recommended to take rapid transit line S1 from the airport terminal to Altona and then change to metrobus line 2. Get off at the stop "Luruper Chaussee" and continue walking on the opposite side of the road for 50 meters until you reach the entrance to the research campus Bahrenfeld. This journey takes approximately 60 minutes.

Directions - by train

Most long distance trains also call at Hamburg-Altona station. To get to the institute, take metrobus line 2 in the direction of Schenefeld and get off at "Luruper Chaussee/DESY". Keep on walking for 50 meters on the other side of the road until you reach the entrance to the research campus Bahrenfeld. If your train arrives at Hamburg main station (Hauptbahnhof), take the rapid transit lines S1, S2, S3, S11 or S31 to get to Hamburg-Altona station. Train timetables can be found on

Directions - Public transport

Two bus stops are close to the institute:
Within 3 minutes walking distance the stop "Luruper Chaussee/DESY" can be reached. It is served by metrobus line 2.
Within 7 minutes walking distance the stop "Bahrenfeld, Trabrennbahn" can be reached. It is served by metrobus lines 1, 2 and 3.
Timetables for public transport within the Hamburg region can be found on It covers all modes of public transport (bus, underground, rapid transit) which can be used with a single ticket.

Directions - by car

Parking space is available at the institute. Visitors might be asked to register at the entrance and obtain an access card. Directions can be found on the map below.