How to get to the University?
There is tram (Nr.4) which connects the city with the university.
It stops at the train station (Hauptbahnhof) and at the
Jahnplatz (in the center of the city).
All four lines of the
subway connect the train station (Hauptbahnhof) with Jahnplatz, there is no
Bus and Tram Tickets
You may buy single tickets from the bus driver. There are also vending machines
at all major stops. For using trams, please remember always to buy tickets
beforehand, since there is no ticket sale inside the tram. Note that tickets obtained from a vending maschine
have to be validated inside the bus or the tram.
If you buy (at a vending machine) a set of 4 tickets,
you pay less. These tickets cannot be separated, but they can be used
by different people travelling together.
If you want to leave a bus or a tram, you have to give a signal to the driver
beforehand, otherwise he will not stop (there are signal buttons inside the bus
There are usually plenty of taxis at the train station (and also elsewhere).
The usual fare from the trains station to the university will be approximately
You may order taxis by telephone:
From inside Bielefeld dial 97 111 (Bieta Taxi).
BIREP SFB 343 Faculty of Mathematics University of Bielefeld