Paderborn University has two sites. The Paderborn Center for Parallel Computing is located in building O at the main site (Campus Warburgerstrasse) south of the city center. The building is situated right at the intersection of Mersinweg and Pohlweg. The street address is Pohlweg 51, 33098 Paderborn. Here is a map of the campus.
Below you find specific travel instructions for arriving by public transport or by car.
Train to Paderborn
Arrive by train at Paderborn Hbf / Hauptbahnhof (main station). For schedules and booking of tickets, you can use the Deutsche Bahn website.
Bus from Paderborn main station to University
Local busses in Paderborn are operated by PaderSprinter. Leaving the train station you find the bus station to your right hand side on the same side of the road. Take line 4 towards Dahl or line 9 towards Kaukenberg and leave the bus at exit Uni/Südring. During the teaching term, there is also a special Uni Linie service connecting the main station and the University. You find the exact schedule and fare information at the pages of the PaderSprinter (German only).
After leaving the bus at the Uni/Südring stop, you can reach us in about 5 minutes by walking. Follow the pedestrian way right hand downhill towards a short tunnel. At the end of the tunnel turn left on Fanny-Nahtan-Straße and follow the street passing building L, underpass building N and reach building O.
Take the A33 and exit at Paderborn Zentrum (exit 27). Follow the signs Universität and turn onto the street Pohlweg. You can use this map for driving information within town.
For Apple/Bing/Google/OSM maps, use Pohlweg 51, 33098 Paderborn as your destination. The GPS coordinates of our building are (N 51 42 29.07, E 8 46 06.67).
The closest airport to Paderborn is Paderborn/Lippstadt (PAD) located about 25 kilometers south-west and conveniently connected to the international airports Munich (MUC) and Frankfurt (FRA).
From the airport Paderborn/Lippstadt you can
- rent a car
- take a taxi (approx. EUR 30)
- take a bus, line S60 or 460, provided by bbh to Paderborn Hauptbahnhof (main station). From the follow the instructions above for public transport.
Depending on your point of origin, there are also other airports that may be more convenient and can be reached by train from Paderborn quite easily, such as: Hannover (HAJ, 2h by train), Düsseldorf (DUS, 1h20 by train), or Dortmund (DTM, 1h30 by train).
See Accomodation in Paderborn for an overview over Hotels in Paderborn.
If you prefer to stay in the city center, our recommendation is:
Hotel zur Mühle
There is also a boarding house which offers rooms for short an long term stays right across the street of our building: