Fraunhofer Institute for Optronics, System Technologies and Image Exploitation IOSB
If you're approaching from the East:
Take the autobahn A8 (E52) and turn towards Basel at the Karlsruhe junction on the A5 (E35/E52). Take the exit 47 Ettlingen/Bad Herrenalb/Karlsruhe-Rüppurr. Follow the signs to Ettlingen on the L561 "Karlsruher Straße", turn left onto the "Am Lindscharren" road after the first traffic circle, this road then leads to the »Gutleuthausstrasse«. You will find the institute building on the right after approximately 300 m.
Take a train to Karlsruhe main station. After getting out at the main exit (direction: to the city), you will find the tram station (follow the "S"-letter, for Straßenbahn) directly in front of you. From there, travel with the S1 or S11 tram towards Ettlingen, Ittersbach or Bad Herrenalb. After approximately 15 minutes of travel time, you will reach the stop called "Erbprinz" in Ettlingen. On the diagonally opposite side of the road, take the bus no. 107 towards Durlach until you reach the "Friedhof" stop. The institute is located on the opposite side of road of the bus stop.
If you would like to reach the institute by foot, walk on the left side of the "Schillerstrasse" until you reach the second traffic circle. From there, you will see the institute on your right hand side. Continue straight ahead and turn right on the next road "Am Lindscharren". You will find the institute building on the right after approximately 300 m.
You can also take a taxi to the Fraunhofer IOSB site in Ettlingen (approximately 12 km) from the main or the south exit of the main station.
Distances from international airports:
Frankfurt (150 km): take the train from the long-distance train station from Frankfurt airport directly to Karlsruhe with an ICE train (approximately 1 hour travel to Karlsruhe)
Stuttgart (80 km)
Basel (200 km)
Strasbourg (70 km)
Baden-Airpark, Karlsruhe/Baden-Baden (35 km)