The KIT-Campus Alpin is located in the southwest of Garmisch-Partenkirchen and lies in the south of Bavaria and Germany, close to the Austrian border.

The Institute is easily reached

  • 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 railway 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 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 car via A 95 and B 2 to Garmisch-Partenkirchen. In town follow the road sign to Fernpass/Reutte/Grainau, then turn left to "KIT-Campsu Alpin and "Kreuzeckbahn/Alpspitzbahn". Plan your trip with this route planner.
  • 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).


If you have any questions or suggestions, please do not hesitate to contact us by phone or e-mail:


Tel.: +49 8821 183-101
Fax: +49 8821 73573

E-mail: info∂


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

Kreuzeckbahnstraße 19
82467 Garmisch-Partenkirchen