Bayreuth is located in Upper Franconia in the federal state of Bavaria and is part of the Nuremberg Metropolitan Region. The university is located in the south of the city and is easy to reach by public transport. 


By Highway

The Bayreuth-Süd exit of the A9 motorway is closest to the university. From there you can also comfortably drive into the city centre. 

By Train

The central train station Bayreuth Hauptbahnhof is easy to reach from all surrounding railway stations. Tickets can be booked through Deutsche Bahn.

The nearest train stations that can be reached by ICE (Inter City Express) are Nuremberg, Erfurt, Würzburg and Fulda. Bayreuth itself can only be reached by regional trains.

Buses run regularly from the central train station to the city centre and the university. Bus line 316 offers a direct connection between the central train station and the campus.


By Bus

Local Public Transport
Buses run regularly from the central train station and the Central Bus Stop (ZOH) in the city centre to the university. Line 316 runs directly between the campus and the central train station, lines 306 and 304 between the campus, ZOH and other locations. 

Bus connections can be checked here

ZOH offers a central starting point for all bus routes in and around Bayreuth.

With Flixbus, you can get to Bayreuth from many larger European cities. The Flixbus stop is right next to the central train station.


By Plane

The nearest airports are in Nuremberg, Frankfurt and Leipzig. Trains run regularly from there to Bayreuth.

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