Location & Arrival

Your youth hostel amidst the recreation area Hardter wald.

Mönchengladbach-Hardter-Wald Environmental Hostel is in the forested recreation area of Hardter Wald and yet has good transport links to other locations thanks to the A52 and the public transportation. Surrounded by the Schwalm-Nette Nature Park, the hostel provides the ideal opportunity for excursions in the Lower Rhine area.
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Arriving by public transport
If you travel by train, go to Mönchengladbach Hauptbahnhof (main station) and from there take the 13 or 23 bus to the "Am Kirschbaum" stop. From here, it's about a 1,5 km walk to the hostel. Follow the signs.
Coming by bus or car
Take the A52 from the north, at exit 6 Mönchengladbach-Hardt turn right in the direction of Dülken (L 39). After about 1 km turn right into Vorster Straße (L371). After 800 meters turn left into Brahmstraße. Then follow the road for approximately 1.2 km.

Take the A61 from the south, at Exit 10 Mönchengladbach Nordpark turn right in the direction of Mönchengladbach Hardt (L 371). After approximately 4 km, turn left into Brahmstraße and follow the road for about 1.2 km.
Parking facilities
Please note that no parking is available on the grounds of the hostel. Please use the car park for walkers on Brahmsstraße.

For safety reasons we ask you to load and unload at the hostel only for a short time and not to drive buses into the forest.