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Directions to Hasso Plattner Institute

Situated directly next to the Griebnitzsee metropolitan train (S-Bahn or Regional Railway) station, the Hasso Plattner Institute in Potsdam-Babelsberg is superbly located in terms of accessibility. On S-Bahn line S7 or Regional Railway RE1, it is just a short ride to both the capital Berlin and Potsdam’s city center. The Griebnitzsee station is also served by local transport bus lines 694 and 696.

Campus Griebnitzsee

The campus at Griebnitzsee is a green oasis and impresses with its beautiful grounds. You find the primary and lecture hall buildings at Prof.-Dr.-Helmert-Str. 2-3 houses nine of the 21 departments and the administration. Another five departments and parts of the HPI School of Design Thinking are on HPI Campus II (the Villa, Buildings D, E, and F) at August-Bebel-Strasse 88. The three departments of the Digital Health Center and the remaining four departments are at Campus III (Building G) at Rudolf-Breitscheid-Strasse 187.

Arrival from Berlin Airport

  • From Airport BER - Terminal 1-2 with regional train RB22, direction Friedrichstraße to S Griebnitzsee (travel time approx. 60 minutes) ; Ticket for zones Berlin ABC required.
  • Alternatively From Airport BER - Terminal 1-2 with RB14 direction Nauen or RE7 direction Dessau to S Ostkreuz (travel time approx. 15 minutes).
    Next, S-Bahn line S7 in the direction of Potsdam-Hauptbahnhof to S Griebnitzsee (travel time approx. 45 min).
    Total travel time approx. 60 minutes; Ticket for zones Berlin ABC required.

Taxi rides to HPI cost between 40 and 50 Euros and take 45 to 60 minutes.

Arrival by Train

At Griebnitzsee metropolitan train (S-Bahn) station:

  • From Berlin central station take S-Bahn line S7, destination Potsdam-Hauptbahnhof, and travel to Potsdam-Griebnitzsee (travel time approx. 35 min), alternatively take RB21/22 (travel time approx. 20 min)
  • From Berlin Zoologischer Garten take S-Bahn line S7, destination Potsdam-Hauptbahnhof, and travel to Potsdam-Griebnitzsee (travel time approx. 25 min), alternatively take RB21/22 (travel time approx. 20 min)
  • From Potsdam central station take S-Bahn line S7, destination Ahrensfelde, to Potsdam-Griebnitzsee (travel time approx. 10 min)

Taxi rides from either station to HPI cost between 30 and 40 Euros and take approx. 45 minutes.
A taxi ride from Potsdam central station takes around 15 minutes and will cost approx. 10 Euros.

Arrival by Car

  • From the A10 (Berlin beltway), change onto the A115 at the intersection “Dreieck Nuthetal”.
  • Leave the A115 at the Potsdam-Babelsberg exit (dual exit!) and continue in the direction of Potsdam-Babelsberg.
  • Follow Nuthestraße towards the city center (“Zentrum”) and exit at Wetzlarer Straße (Medienstadt Babelsberg).
  • Turn right, pass the BMW car dealer and turn left in the direction of Babelsberg.
  • At the next intersection (Großbeerenstraße/Wetzlarer Straße) keep going straight onto August-Bebel-Straße.
  • After approx. 1.5 km, just before the rail underpass, turn right onto Prof.-Dr.-Helmert-Straße.At the end of the street (next to the bus loop) you will see the HPI on your right side.
  • HPI Campus II is located on the corner of August-Bebel-Straße/Stahnsdorfer Straße.
  • HPI Campus III is located on the other side of the railway, Rudolf-Breitscheid-Straße 187.

In case your car navigation system cannot identify Prof.-Dr.-Helmert-Straße, please enter the following address instead: Stahnsdorfer Straße 156A, 14482 Potsdam.

Directions from Griebnitzsee Station

  • To the main building: Leave the underpass in the direction of “Universität“ (university), turn left at the bus loop, pass the level crossing and keep walking straight, the main building is located at the end.
  • To the auditorium building: Leave the underpass in the direction of “Universität“ (university), turn left at the bus loop, pass the level crossing and keep walking straight, the auditorium building is located on the left, opposite of the lake.
  • To HPI Campus II: Leave the underpass in the direction of “Universität“ (university), turn right at the bus loop. Follow Prof.-Dr.-Helmert-Straße to the end and turn left onto August-Bebel-Straße. You will find HPI Campus II on the corner August-Bebel-Straße/Stahnsdorfer Straße.
  • To HPI Campus III: Leave the underpass in the direction opposite to "Universität" (university),  turn left and follow Rudolf-Breitscheid-Strasse. You will pass Edeka supermarket, and after that you will find Campus III on your left.

To find your way around the campus, please take a look at the “Campus Griebnitzsee” map (right side of this page).