How to get to the WIAS
Subway line U2
to station Hausvogteiplatz (Attention, no elevator!) See also Information for visitors with mobility restrictions travelling by public transport.)
to station Stadtmitte (wheelchair accessible, see also Information for visitors with mobility restrictions travelling by public transport.)
Railway station Potsdamer Platz
then continue with underground U2 direction Pankow to station Hausvogteiplatz (see above)
Railway station Alexanderplatz
then continue with underground U2 direction Theodor-Heuss-Platz or Ruhleben to station Hausvogteiplatz (see above)
Berlin Central Station (Hauptbahnhof)
then continue with any S-Bahn to the west to Alexanderplatz station, from there continue with U-Bahn U2 direction Theodor-Heuss-Platz or Ruhleben to Hausvogteiplatz station (see above)
continue by bus TXL (wheelchair accessible entrance) to stop Staatsoper (approx. 750m to WIAS)
continue with express RE7 direction Dessau or regional train RB14 direction Nauen or with S-Bahn S9, each to Alexanderplatz station; from there continue with U-Bahn U2 direction Theodor-Heuss-Platz or Ruhleben to Hausvogteiplatz station (see above)
We would like to point out that the parking situation in the vicinity of the institute is very complicated and cost-intensive.
Information for visitors with mobility restrictions travelling by public transport
VBB Bus & train assistance service »
Please note that the underground station Hausvogteiplatz has NO elevator! The nearby subway stations Spittelmarkt (U2) and Stadtmitte (platform U6) each have a lift.
Arrival by subway line U2 to station Spittelmarkt:
The elevator is located at the north-western end of the platform (from the direction of Zoologischer Garten / Potsdamer Platz in the back, from the direction of Alexanderplatz in the front) and leads to a park on the Spree channel between Wallstraße and Leipziger Straße. The Weierstrass Institute is about 700m away in a north-westerly direction at the corner of Mohrenstraße and Jerusalemer Straße.
Arrival by subway line U6 to station Stadtmitte:The elevator is located at the southern end of the platform (front from Friedrichstraße, rear from Mariendorf) and leads to a central island in Friedrichstraße on Leipziger Straße. The Weierstrass Institute is about 600m away in an easterly direction at the junction of Mohrenstraße and Hausvogteiplatz.
Description of the footpath from Hausvogteiplatz underground station especially for blind and visually impaired persons
Take the exit in eastern direction (from direction Zoologischer Garten / Potsdamer Platz in front, from direction Alexanderplatz / Stadtmitte in the back). You are now on the central pedestrian refuge on Hausvogteiplatz. Turn right and continue straight on at the paving edge of the slab and small cobblestone pavement on the middle island, then cross the street surrounding Hausvogteiplatz, turn left and walk a few meters to the corner of Mohrenstraße / Hausvogteiplatz, then turn right into Mohrenstraße. The first entrance on the right is slightly out of the wall. This is the main entrance to the Weierstrass Institute. Please note the step in front of the building and then two more irregular steps in the entrance area. The doorman has further instructions in the building.