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Forschungsinstitut für Rationalisierung e. V. (FIR)
an der RWTH Aachen
Institute for Industrial Management
Phone: +49 241 47705-0
Fax: +49 241 47705-199
Parkingspace: If you visit us by car, you can also make use of the parkingarea "Parkhaus Großkölnstraße", Seilgraben(!) 45, 52062 Aachen.
Route Description (German)
Getting here by car:
From motorway intersection Aachen (A4/A44):
- via motorway A4 follow direction Aachen/Heerlen/Antwerpen,
- take the exit "Aachen-Laurensberg",
- then turn right into "Roermonder Straße" heading towards "Aachen-Zentrum", follow this route for approx. 2 km until you reach the "Ponttor" (ancient building),
- at the Ponttor turn left into "Saarstraße",
- then immediately after the 1st set of traffic lights turn right into "Veltmanplatz",
- then take the 2nd street on your right hand which is "Hermannstraße"
In case you arranged the possibility to park directly in front of the FIR-building during the time of your visit,
- then take the 1st street right and follow "Pontdriesch";
- the FIR building is located at the end of the street on the right. Please contact the information desk.
Otherwise you can use the parking garage. From there FIR can be reached within a 5 minute walk:
- At the end of "Hermannstraße" follow the 2nd road on your left named "Seilgraben";
- the entrance to the parking garage "Großkölnstraße" is another 20 m on your righthand-side.
Further Information: Route planning online
Getting here by plane
- Airport "Düsseldorf International":
By train via "Köln Hauptbahnhof" (main station) to "Aachen Hauptbahnhof" (main station).
- or via airport "Köln Bonn Airport":
By train to "Aachen Hauptbahnhof" (main station).
- or via airport "Maastricht Aachen Airport":
By the Interliner 420 or 421 (bus) direction Aachen to "Aachen Hauptbahnhof" (main station).
- or via airport "Brussels Airport" Brüssel:
By Airport City Express (train) to station "Brüssel-Mitte" or "Brüssel-Nord". From there via Lüttich to "Aachen Hauptbahnhof" (main station).
Getting here by train
- Via Aachen main station ("Aachen Hauptbahnhof"):
By bus to destination bus stop "Driescher Gässchen" or "Ponttor".
- or via station "Aachen West" ("Aachen Westbahnhof"):
By bus to destination bus stop "Driescher Gässchen" or "Ponttor". Or 10 minutes to walk.
Further Information: Information desk of "Deutsche Bahn" online.
Getting here by bus
- Via bus station "Driescher Gässchen" (see in figure above):
Less than 1 minute to walk.
- or via bus station "Ponttor" (see in figure above):
A 2 minute walk.
Further Information: Information desk of "Aseag" online (after klicking on button "Verbindung" within the webpage shown).