Location & Arrival

The hostel is located in the Neuenheimer Feld, in the northwest, directly on the river Neckar. It is surrounded by leisure facilities.
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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 31, 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.

Rail service for DJH members
The Community Travel GmbH offers DJH members discounted RIT tickets for a return journey within Germany - this applies only in conjunction with stays in a hostel. School classes and groups can make use of this offer. You must carry confirmation of your booking with you when travelling.

Our partner can handle your enquiry via the booking hotline +49 4845  79 18 464 or www.anreise-jugendherberge.de. Payment must be made ​​by direct debit. Tickets will be sent by post or online by e-mail. In the event of a cancellation, the ticket may be returned free of charge to the agency up to the first day of travel.

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 bike
From Neckargemünd, coming from the Neckar valley, cycle down the northern side of the Neckar in direction of Neuenheim, Ladenburg, Mannheim. Along the Neckarwiese, the Neuenheimer Feld begins after the Ernst-Walz Bridge. Turn slightly right at the Neckarsteig and cycle onto the Tiergartenstraße between the parking garages of the University Hospital and the Heidelberg Zoo. Turn left and follow the road for about 300m until you see the driveway and the sign "DJH " of the youth hostel (Jugendherberge) on the left hand side of the road.
The youth hostel has a small car park. As parking places are rare and possibly payable, we suggest the arrival by train/bus. For your travel planning: Deutsche Bahn VRN (Heidelberger Verkehrsbetriebe)