Location & Directions

The hostel is located in the Neuenheimer Feld, in the northwest, directly on the river Neckar. It is surrounded by leisure facilities.

Arriving by car

You can reach Heidelberg via motorway A 5 and A 656. From the South A 5 (direction Karlsruhe-Darmstadt) take exit Schwetzingen/Heidelberg. From A5 (Darmstadt-Heidelberg) take exit Dossenheim. Direction Klinikum Neuenheimer Feld. The youth hostel is located directly next to the zoo.

Low emission zone Heidelberg
From January 1st in 2013, a (green) EURO 4 Sticker is needed to get access to all existing low emission zones in Baden-Wuerttemberg. To avoid problems, please get your sticker before travelling to our Youth Hostel.

Arriving by public transport

From the main train station you can reach the Youth Hostel with the bus within 10 minutes. The bus station is opposite of the main train station. Take bus line number 32, direction to Neuenheim (Kopfklinik). The Youth Hostel has an own stop. You can purchase tickets directly in the bus or at the ticket machine at the bus station. From the bus station "Jugendherberge", it is only a few metres to the Youth Hostel.

Train Special for DJH-Members:
The travel agency Friedrichstadt offers special conditions for DJH-Members for a return journey within Germany. The tickets are valued exclusively in connection with a overnight stay in a youth hostel. The offer is also available for school classes and groups. A booking confirmation must be kept and presented upon request. Please book at the hotline 04881/936340 or via internet Payment is only via direct debit payment possible. You will receive the tickets via post or online per E-Mail. In case of cancellation you can send back the tickets free of charge to the agency up to the first day of validity.


The youth hostel has a small car park. As parking places are rare, we suggest the arrival by train/bus. For your travel planning: Deutsche Bahn VRN (Heidelberger Verkehrsbetriebe)


Youth Hostel Heidelberg International

Tiergartenstr. 5
69120 Heidelberg

phone: +49 6221 651190
fax: +49 6221 6511928

Martina Rihm
Andreas Rihm

Geographic data

Latitude: 49° 24' 57,74"
Longitude: 8° 39' 34,67"

Closest station

Train station: Heidelberg 3 km (3 km)

Airport: Frankfurt 80 km (80 km)

Deutsche Bahn

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