Location & Arrival
Your youth hostel Essen, located above the Baldeney-lake.
Arriving by public transport
Arriving by bus or car
Take the exit 26 Essen-Kettwig. At the exit turn right and then at the intersection with traffic lights turn left towards Essen-Werden.
Take the Schuirweg to the intersection Ruhrtalstraße, turn left here and at the S-Bahn station "Essen-Werden" turn right towards Solingen / Wuppertal (B 224). From here follow the signs.
Coaches should follow the second signpost, about 3 km behind the Ruhr bridge..
From the A40 motorway:
Take the Essen-Stadtmitte (town centre) exit, then drive towards Solingen/Wuppertal (B224). Buses should follow the second signpost, about 3 km behind Ruhrbrücke bridge.
Note: there is no turning area for buses at the hostel.