Forschungszentrum Jülich

How to reach us

The FZJ is located about three kilometers south east of Jülich, a town in the triangle between Aachen, Cologne and Düsseldorf. The nearest airports are Cologne (CGN, 66km) and Düsseldorf (DUS, 78km). More information can be found here.

How to reach Jülich from the local airport

  • From Cologne Bonn Airport:

From the railway station at the airport, please take the overground line S 12 ("S-Bahn") to Düren. Tickets and timetables of Deutsche Bahn are available at the DB web-site. Continue from Düren as described in " How to reach Jülich by train".

  • From Düsseldorf International Airport:

From the railway station at the airport, travel to Cologne main train station and then continue on to Düren. Some trains go directly to Düren whereas other connections involve a change at Cologne main train station.

Continue from Düren as described in "How to reach Jülich by train".

How to reach Jülich BY TRAIN

Take the train from Aachen or Cologne to the train station in Düren. From here, take the local train ("Rurtalbahn" [RTB]) for Jülich and get out at the "Forschungszentrum" stop. To make sure that the train stops at "Forschungszentrum" you should press the request stop button (Haltewunsch) in good time after the "Selgersdorf" stop. From the train stop, a shuttle service will bring you to the campus:time table for SB 219 shuttle service (between Rurtalbahn stop and campus).

If you walk, it will take you approximately 20 minutes to reach the main entrance. The distance is about 1.3 kilometres

How to reach the FZJ FROM Jülich DOWNTOWN

The SB 20 and the 220 bus lines connectJülich to the FZJ campus. Timetables for the busses can be found here.

Alternatively, you can take the Rurtalbahn (RTB, see above) from Jülich to the FZJ (one stop).