Construction site and roadworks!
Current information on the parking situation and directions:

From 20 November, the part of Carl-Benz-Straße to the west of the university car parks will be closed due to pipeline work. Access to ZBT will then only be possible to a limited extent or via detours. Please avoid using Carl-Benz-Straße until further notice. Drive via Lotharstraße and Forsthausweg and use the access road to the ZBT via the Fraunhofer inHaus Centre site (Forsthausweg 1).

In addition, the northern part of the university car park, which is next to our building on Carl-Benz-Straße, is currently closed due to construction work. Please use the southern part of the university car park. Please allow some time for your journey to find a parking space and a possible short walk. Or use public transport to get to us. ZBT is easy to reach by public transport.



Directions to ZBT - The Hydrogen and Fuel Cell Center

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Public transport

by train:
From "Duisburg Hauptbahnhof" (central station) take the busses 933 or 926 in the direction of "Universität Duisburg" until terminal stop "Uni-Nord". ZBT is right there. (approx. 10-15 min)
Alternative: Use tram line 901 (underground) in the direction of "Mülheim". Get off at "Zoo/Uni". Follow signs to university campus area "L". Walking distance to ZBT is about 500m/550yd. (approx. 5 min + walking time)

by plane:
At Düsseldorf International (DUS) take the SkyTrain from the terminal to the Train Station. Take a train to "Duisburg Hauptbahnhof" (central station). Then follow directions above.
Or take a Taxi to ZBT. (approx. 25 min, 70 Euro)

From Frankfurt International Airport (FRA) take the express train (ICE) to "Duisburg Hauptbahnhof" (central station). (approx. 1:15 - 2 hrs) Then follow directions above.

by Taxi:
If the taxi driver does not know ZBT direct him to university/main parking/final bus stop or to the address "Forsthausweg 1, Duisburg". 

By car

Navigation device:
Closure due to roadworks in the immediate vicinity – therefore enter "Forsthausweg 1, Duisburg" until further notice.

From Motorway A40 or A3 take exit "Duisburg-Kaiserberg" right at motorway junction "Kaiserberg".

Turn left at the first crossing and follow "Carl-Benz-Straße". Keep right at the fork following "Duisburg-Zentrum". Then turn right on "Mülheimer Straße".

Turn left on "Lotharstraße". Then turn left on "Forsthausweg".

Accessing the ZBT site by car is currently only possible via the entrance at the Fraunhofer InHaus Centre ("Forsthausweg 1").

Parking at ZBT is limited. There are free car parks at the end of "Forsthausweg" turning right behind the university buildings or turning left on "Carl-Benz-Straße".

Last update:  02.07.2024