Max Planck Institute for Research on Collective Goods
D-53113 Bonn, Germany
Phone: + 49 228 914 16-0
Fax: + 49 228 914 16-355
How to find us
The Institute's address is Kurt-Schumacher-Str. 10, 53113 Bonn
A taxi ride to the MPI from the center of Bonn costs about 12 €. From Cologne/ Bonn airport, the cost is about 35 €. The central telephone number for taxis is (02 28) 55 55 55.
From the central station, take bus 610 or 611 in the direction of Bad Godesberg-Rheinallee. Get off at Deutsche Welle. The institute is located opposite the Deutsche Welle. This trip takes about ten minutes. An alternative is to take the tram (U-Bahn). Take U-Bahn 66 toward Ramersdorf/Bad Honnef or U-Bahn 16, 63 or 67 toward Bad Godesberg. Exit at Heussallee/Museumsmeile. Walk along Heussallee, following the signs for Deutsche Welle. At Kurt-Schumacher-Str., turn right. The institute is on the right-hand side of the street, approximately 100 m from the corner. This takes around 20 minutes.
From Cologne/Bonn airport, take shuttle bus SB 60 (runs every 30 min.) to Bonn Hauptbahnhof. Once in Bonn, change to bus line 610 or 611, following the above directions. The airport bus stop is located between Terminals 1 and 2, and the journey time is just over half an hour. There is no need to book in advance, and tickets can be bought from the bus driver.
Coming from the direction of Frankfurt: Once you are on the A 59 from Cologne, take the exit that leads on to the A 562 (the motorway crossing Bonn's southernmost bridge). Take the first exit after the bridge, heading right onto Franz-Joseph-Strauss-Allee. Then, take the first left (Sträßchensweg) and follow this road. Shortly after, the road name changes to Kurt-Schumacher-Straße. The institute is on the left-hand side, opposite the Deutsche Welle.Coming from the direction of Cologne (alternative route): Leave the A 555, heading onto the A 565 towards Koblenz. Take the exit Poppelsdorf/Bad Godesberg. Follow the Reuterstraße onto Willy-Brandt-Allee. Then, turn left into Heussallee and, at the end of this street, turn right into Kurt-Schumacher-Straße. The institute is on the right-hand side.