How to find us
The business development team of the city of Gießen has its offices in the Rathaus, Berliner Platz 1, 4th floor. If you are arriving by train, you can easily reach us using the No. 2 or No. 5 Stadtwerke buses from the train station. By car, you can find us via the Gießener Ring, Licher Straße exit, which you follow into the city. After the road opens into Grünberger Staße, follow the signs for "Parkhaus Berliner Platz". This unterground garage is beneath the Rathaus. Thanks to the central location and outstanding transport connections, Gießen is easily accessible from all directions - by car, train, airplane or even with public transport.
Please click on the maps for an overview:
Arrival by Car
Gießen is surrounded by a city orbital motorway, which is formed by the feeder roads of the A480 (in the North), A485 (in the East), B429 (in the West) and B49 (in the South). You can easily and quickly reach your destination in the city district using the various exits.
Arrival by Train
Direction North-West and South-East (Cologne, Hagen, Frankfurt),
Direction West-East (Lahntalbahn Koblenz, Limburg, Gießen, Fulda, schedule line 625)
Direction North-East (Main-Weser-Bahn Frankfurt - Gießen- Marburg - Kassel, schedule line 620)
Deutsche Bahn timetable information
Arrival by Plane
Frankfurt Airport (FRA) (approx. 72 km south)
Siegerland Airport (approx. 65 km north-west)
Gießen-Lützellinden Airport: Special airfield for sports aircraft (approx. 5 km south-west)
Franfurt Hahn Airport (approx. 180 km south-west)
Arrival by Public Transport / Out and About in Gießen
Gießen has a dense network of municipal bus lines which are operated by the Stadtwerke Gießen (SWG). Destinations in the surrounding area are accessed using the buses of the Verkehrsgesellschaft Oberhessen (VGO). As Gießen is also a member of the transport association Rhein-Main-Verkehrsbund (RMV), other destinations that are further away, such as Frankfurt and Wiesbaden, can also be reached by local public transport.
Stadtwerke Gießen bus lines