25. February 2020

DLR Ham­burg-Finken­werder – How to find us

DLR Hamburg-Finkenwerder at the ZAL TechCenter
DLR Ham­burg-Finken­werder at the ZAL Tech­Cen­ter
Credit: © DLR, Schulz

DLR Hamburg-Finkenwerder at the ZAL TechCenter

DLR has been lo­cat­ed in the Cen­ter of Ap­plied Aero­nau­ti­cal Re­search (ZAL) in Ham­burg Finken­werder since 2017.

Address

German Aerospace Center (DLR)
c/o ZAL TechCenter
Hein-Saß-Weg 22
21129 Hamburg

DLR Hamburg-Finkenwerder is located inside the ZAL TechCenter and can be reached as follows.

By public transport

From Hamburg Hauptbahnhof railway station (around 1 hour and 10 minutes)

From Hauptbahnhof, take the S-Bahn urban railway (S1 bound for Wedel, S3 bound for Pinneberg or U3 bound for Schlump – Barmbek) and alight at Landungsbrücken station. At the Landungsbrücken Brücke 3 ferry stop, take ferry no. 62, alight at Finkenwerder and change to ferry no. 64. Alight at the next stop, Rüschpark. Go up the jetty, then turn left onto the sandy path and follow it along the Steendiek Canal until you reach the ZAL TechCenter. The main entrance faces the road.

From Hamburg-Harburg railway station

Continuing by bus (around 60 minutes)

From bus terminal Busbahnhof Hamburg-Harburg, take bus no. 146 bound for Rüschhalbinsel and alight at the Rüschhalbinsel terminus. Once you step off the bus, double back and turn left into Hein-Saß-Weg. You will see the ZAL TechCenter after around 70 metres on the right.

Continuing by car (around 30 minutes in light traffic)

From Hamburg-Harburg railway station, the ZAL TechCenter can be reached by taxi or rental car by taking the B73 towards Cuxhafen and the A7 (see the directions for getting there by car below). It is a journey of around 20 kilometres.

From Hamburg-Altona railway station (around 40 minutes)

From Hamburg-Altona railway station, take bus no. X86 or 111 and alight at Teufelsbrück (Fähre) terminus. Take the no. 64 ferry towards Finkenwerder and alight at the first stop, Rüschpark. Go up the jetty, then turn left onto the sandy path and follow it along the Steendiek Canal until you reach the ZAL TechCenter. The main entrance faces the road.

By car

Take the A7 motorway and exit at Waltershof (exit no. 30). Keep right and continue in the direction of Finkenwerder, using Finkenwerder Straße followed by Aue-Hauptdeich. Follow the main road until the roundabout and take the third exit onto Norderdeich. Immediately turn right into Schloostraße, and then make a left turn into Finksweg. At the next intersection, turn left into Hein-Saß-Weg and follow it for around 500 metres. The ZAL TechCenter is located on the right.

Coming from Altes Land, take the K39, then follow the roads named Cranzer Hauptdeich, Neuenfelder Hauptdeich and Am Rosengarten. Passing by Finkenwerder airport, turn left into Neßdeich and follow that road until turning left into Rüschweg. Take the second road on the right, Leegerwall, then turn right into Hein-Saß-Weg and follow it for around 300 metres. You will see the ZAL TechCenter on the left.

Parking at the ZAL TechCenter

Visitor parking at the ZAL TechCenter is very limited and only available if booked in advance. Please also consider using available public parking on Hein-Saß-Weg and adjacent roads.

By air

Continuing by public transport (around 1 hour and 30 minutes)

At Hamburg Airport, take the S-Bahn (urban railway) S1 bound for Wedel, and alight at the Landungsbrücken stop. At the Landungsbrücken Brücke 3 ferry stop, take ferry no. 62, alight at Finkenwerder and change to ferry no. 64. Alight at the next stop, Rüschpark. Go up the jetty, then turn left onto the sandy path and follow it along the Steendiek Canal until you reach the ZAL TechCenter. The main entrance faces the road.

Continuing by car (around 35 minutes in light traffic)

From Hamburg Airport, the ZAL TechCenter can be reached by taxi or rental car by taking the A7 (see the directions for getting there by car above). It is a journey of around 30 kilometres.

Contact
  • DLR site Ham­burg-Finken­werder
    Ger­man Aerospace Cen­ter (DLR)
    Hein-Saß-Weg 22
    21129 Hamburg
    Contact

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