Living in Heidelberg
Heidelberg is one of the most popular cities in Germany. Here, we have some assembled some information for you - practical as well as general - about living here.
Getting around in Heidelberg
Heidelberg has a good public transportation system: buses, trams, local trains and even a funicular to Königstuhl will help you get around.
Public transportation is organized in the Rhein-Neckar Transport Authority (VRN), whose web pages also feature online time tables and a point-to-point search function:
You can speak personally to a service agent at the RNV Service Centre (RNV-Kundenzentrum) across the main train station (Hauptbahnhof, Hbf) at Kurfürstenanlage 62 (Google Maps Link). Heidelberg main station is about 8 km from MPIA.
For informations on how to get to MPIA with public transport, please consult this page.
Heidelberg's central number for calling a cab is
(06221) 30 20 30
Do you need a car now and then, but are not using it frequently enough to justify buying one? Then car sharing might be an option for you:
Rent a bike
Heidelberg is great for biking. Here are some possibilities of renting a bike: