Address, opening hours, how to get here, map
Opening Hours Outdoors
year-round, all day, no entry fee
Opening Hours Public Greenhouses
SUN & HOLIDAY 10–17 (summer) ♦ 9–16 (winter)
no entry fee
If you would like to visit with a larger group (e.g. school class, travel groups) without booking a guided tour of the Botanic Garden, please register at least one week in advance by email.
Garden secretariat opening hours
TUE−THU 9−12 & 14−16
SAT & SUN closed
How to get here
By car: A5 as far as Heidelberger Kreuz, in the direction of Heidelberg (A 656), from the end of the motorway follow the signs for "Universität im Neuenheimer Feld", after the bridge over the Neckar turn left immediately in the direction of the "Chirurgie", pass through the barrier and follow the road. After the DKFZ you will be able to see the greenhouses on the right.
By bus from the main train station: Route 31/32 going to “Neuenheimer Feld” as far as the stop “Botanischer Garten”
Coordinates entrance to the greenhouses/meeting point: 49,4145671°, 8,668897°