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Tel: +49 (0)8821-183-101

Email: info(at)imk-ifu.kit.edu

Your request will be forwarded to the responsible person/division and we try to answer you as soon as possible!

Flyer of IMK-IFU (in German)
Flyer of IMK-IFU (in English)

Address for Visitors and Shipments

Karlsruhe Institute of Technology KIT
Institute of Meteorology and Climate Research
Atmospheric Environmental Research (IMK-IFU)

Kreuzeckbahnstraße 19
82467 Garmisch-Partenkirchen



Location & Directions

The IMK-IFU is situated in the South-West of Garmisch-Partenkirchen. Garmisch-Partenkirchen lies in the South of Germany, close to the Austrian border.


The Institute is easily reached

  • by car
    via A 95 and B 2 to Garmisch-Partenkirchen. In town follow the road sign to Fernpass/Reutte/Grainau, then turn left to "Kreuzeckbahn/Alpspitzbahn".
    Plan your trip with this route planner.
  • by bus
    There is a bus directly from Munich Airport to Garmisch-Partenkirchen via Munich Central Bus Station (ZOB). It runs several times a day. (runned by FLIXBUS)
  • by train
    via Munich (from north) or Innsbruck (from south) to Garmisch-Partenkirchen. The local bus route No.2 (Direction "Kreuzeck - Alpspitzbahn") will take you from the main station directly to the Institute (leave at station "Hammersbacher Fußweg").
    For more information, contact Deutsche Bahn AG (German Railways) or plan your trip with the DB Bahn route planner directly.
  • by airplane
    via Munich Airport ("Franz-Josef-Strauß"), which has direct connections with most of national and international cities. Then take the 'Airport bus' or 'S-Bahn' to Munich Central Station. From there take the train to Garmisch-Partenkirchen (s. above).