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Theatre Location

How to find us

All regular performances take place in the Experimentiertheater, Bismarckstr. 1 in Erlangen. The theatre is situated within the main university building of the “Philosophische Fakultät”, beside the main lecture theatre (the Audimax) and is clearly signed from the main entrance.

If you’ve arriving from outside Erlangen, the information on this page should help you to find us.

On-street parking is available but unfortunately very limited. Please bear this in mind when planning your journey!

Arriving by car

From the A73 (Frankenschnellweg): leave the motorway at exit 31: Erlangen Nord.

From the north:

  1. After leaving the motorway turn left at the traffic lights onto Dechsendorfer Straße.
  2. At the traffic lights immediately after the bridge under the motorway follow turn left onto Baiersdorfer Straße.
  3. After 600 meters turn right at the traffic lights onto Bayreuther Straße
  4. After a further 600 meters turn left at the traffic lights onto Essenbacher Straße and continue straight on along Spardorfer Straße
  5. After around 800 metres turn right at the traffic lights onto Palmstraße
  6. Go straight on for around 500 metres until you see the main university building on your left.

From the south:

After leaving the motorway turn left and then immediately right at the traffic lights onto Bayrether Straße. Then follow the instructions above from (4) onwards.

From the A3 (Würzburg – Nürnberg): leave the motorway at exit 81: Erlangen West

  1. Turn left at the traffic lights following the signs for Erlangen. You will enter the city via the Dechsendorfer Straße. Continue straight on until you pass the entrance to the A73 motorway to Nuremberg.
  2. At the traffic lights immediately after the bridge under the motorway follow turn left onto Baiersdorfer Straße
  3. After 600 meters turn right at the traffic lights onto Bayreuther Straße
  4. After a further 600 meters turn left at the traffic lights onto Essenbacher Straße and continue straight on along Spardorfer Straße
  5. After around 800 metres turn right at the traffic lights onto Palmstraße
  6. Go straight on for around 500 metres until you see the main university building on your left..

From the A3 (Nürnberg- Würzburg): change onto the A73 at Kreuz Fürth-Erlangen, then follow the instructions for arriving by car from the south above.

Arriving by train
It takes about 15 minutes to walk from Erlangen main train station to the Experimentiertheater. Leaving the station walk straight ahead taking the road on the left hand side (Richard Wagner Strasse) and continue straight on into the Universitätsstrasse for about 10 minutes until you reach a roundabout (Lorlebergplatz). Go left here and walk straight on along the Bismarckstrasse. You will see the main university building on the right hand side just past the traffic lights.

You can also take a bus to the university (bus 289 from immediately opposite the station). Alight at the stop Hindenburgstrasse immediately in front of the university. Bus 289 goes from the other side of the road back to the station.

Taxis can be taken from in front of the station.