How to reach us

Here you can find the address and travel directions for our institute in Pfinztal (near Karlsruhe) and our various project groups.

Fraunhofer Institute for Chemical Technology ICT

Address Joseph-von-Fraunhofer-Strasse 7
76327 Pfinztal
Contact Phone +49 721 4640-0
Fax +49 721 4640-111
E-mail click here

How to reach us:

By car

Approaching from Frankfurt/Main or Basel (CH)
Autobahn A5, exit Karlsruhe-Nord [43], follow B10 towards Pforzheim, turn left approx. 300 m after the tunnel and follow signs to the Fraunhofer ICT; follow Joseph-von-Fraunhoferstraße approx. 1.5 km uphill to reach the institute.

Approaching from Stuttgart or Munich
Autobahn A8, exit Pforzheim-West [43], follow B10 towards Karlsruhe, drive through Pfinztal-Berghausen, turn right after the gas station at the edge of the village and then follow signs to the Fraunhofer ICT; follow Joseph-von-Fraunhofer Straße approx. 1.5 km uphill to reach the institute.

By train

Take the train to Karlsruhe Hauptbahnhof, change to the "Stadtbahn" (city tram) S4 which runs every 20 or 40 minutes towards Bretten/Eppingen/Heilbronn, exit at the stop Berghausen-Hummelberg. Travel time approx. 20 minutes, plus 10 minutes up the hill on foot. Please note that the S4 “Eilzug“ does NOT stop at the stop “Hummelberg“, and that the normal tram stops only on request (press the button near the door).

By taxi

Hauptbahnhof (main station) Karlsruhe → Fraunhofer ICT: Travelling time approx. 15-30 minutes, price approx. 25,– Euro

By plane

Frankfurt/Main Airport (approx. 120 km)

Straßburg Airport (France) (approx. 100 km)

Stuttgart Airport (approx. 80 km)

Baden Airport Karlsruhe (approx. 40 km)

Department for New Drive Systems NAS


Rintheimer Querallee 2
76131 Karlsruhe

Building number 70.03

Contact Phone +49 721 9150 3811
  Travel directions will be added shortly