Science Park Golm
Am Mühlenberg 1
Golm is a district of Potsdam, Germany located on the outskirts of the city. Potsdam is the capital of the State of Brandenburg and is located south west of Berlin. The MPI-MP is part of the Max Planck Campus in the Golm Science Center near the Golm campus of the University of Potsdam.
The regional train RB21 (direction Griebnitzsee) runs every 30 minutes from Berlin Ostbahnhof via Friedrichstraße, Alexanderplatz, Hauptbahnhof and Zoologischer Garten to the station Bahnhof Golm (travel time approx. 40 minutes). It is a 10 minute walk from the station to the Max-Planck-Institute or one stop by bus no. 605 or 606.
From the central station take bus no. 605 or 606 to the Science Park Golm (travel time approx. 30 minutes).
The regional trains RB22 (direction Berlin-Schönefeld Airport) and RB21 (direction Berlin Hauptbahnhof) also stop at Golm (travel time approx. 10 minutes).
From Berlin-Schönefeld Airport (SXF)
The regional train RB22 (direction Griebnitzsee) runs every hour between the airport and Golm (travel time approx. 30 minutes).
From Tegel Airport (TXL)
The bus X9 runs directly from the airport to Zoologischer Garten. From there, take the train RB 21 (direction Griebnitzsee) to Golm station.
You can find more information on the website of the Berlin Transport Company
Berlin has two airports, the airport Berlin-Tegel in the city centre and the airport Berlin-Schoenefeld at the southern periphery of the city (from July 2012 on: airport Berlin-Brandenburg). Both airports are well connected to public transport. A taxi from both airports to the Max-Planck-Campus costs between 50 and 60 euros.
Take the southern city autobahn A10 and get off at “Potsdam Süd”. Stay on the B2 to Potsdam. First, follow the signs to Park Sanssouci, then to Golm. In Golm stay on the main road until you can see the Max-Planck-Campus on the right-hand side (greenhouses).
From other directions
Take the western city autobahn A10, get off at “Leest” and follow the signs towards Potsdam. After Potsdam-Grube turn left in the direction of Golm. After 500 m you will see the Max-Planck-Campus on the left-hand side.