Travel Directions

The MDC is located in the North East of Berlin on the Campus Berlin-Buch

Travelling by car

Driving directions and parking

Driving directions

From the city center (Berlin-Mitte)

  • Follow Prenzlauer Promenade outward (which then becomes the A114) in the direction of Autobahn Prenzlau.
  • Take the "Bucher Straße" exit, then turn right at the traffic light onto Hobrechtsfelder Chaussee in the direction of Buch. Continue driving straight for about 4 - 5km.
  • After passing the HELIOS Klinikum Berlin-Buch, turn right at the next traffic lights onto Wiltbergstraße. Drive straight for about 2km. Pass under the S-Bahn. After a further 500m Wiltbergstraße bends to the right and merges with Karower Chaussee. Continue along this road for another 500m.
  • Turn left onto Robert-Rössle-Straße, which will take you to Campus Berlin-Buch and MDC.

From elsewhere

try Google Maps


Weekdays 06:30 - 19:00 max. 3hrs free parking. Additional hours are charged at 1€ per hour.
Evenings, weekends & public holidays: free

Enter by the Gatehouse on Robert-Rössle Strasse and take a ticket at the barrier. Turn right and make your way to the MDC car park (behind building 31). On leaving, if you need to pay for extra hours you can find payment machines (which accept coins, notes, and German EC cards) either by the Gatehouse or by the exit on Lindenberger Weg.

Travelling by public transport

Local connections to the MDC

Local connections to the MDC

The MDC is very easy to get to by public transport via the S-Bahn to “Berlin-Buch”, then by bus to the campus.

Getting to Berlin-Buch

S-Bahn: line S2, direction “Bernau” or “Buch”

From Berlin-Buch to the MDC

Bus: number 353, between "S Buch" and "Lindenberger Weg/Stadtgrenze" or "Campus Buch"
On foot: a 15-20min walk
Taxi: costs around 6€. Taxi rank outside S-Bahn station

Map of public transport connections from Berlin-Buch to the MDC (N.B. bus 351 is now the 353)


BVG online journey planner

For full details of connections to the MDC
BVG journeyplanner (enter your final destination as "Campus Buch (Berlin)" or "Lindenberger Weg/Stadtgrenze")

New to Berlin? New to Germany?

Download our handy guide to the public transport system in Berlin full of very practical advice to get you here (courtesy of the Rajewsky group). N.B. it hasn't been updated in a while - prices may have risen!
How to get to the MDC: a practical guide


From outside Berlin/Germany

Flights, Train Connections and Alternatives

Flights to Berlin

Berlin has 2 airports: Berlin-Schönefeld (SXF) & Berlin-Tegel (TXL)

Airport Time to MDC by taxi Time to MDC by public transport
Schönefeld (SXF) 55mins 1hr 30mins
Tegel (TXL) 40mins 1hr - 1hr 20mins

Train Connections

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Postal address

Max-Delbrück-Centrum für Molekulare Medizin
in der Helmholtz-Gemeinschaft (MDC)
Robert-Rössle-Str. 10
13092 Berlin (letters)
13125 Berlin (parcels)

Phone: +49 (0)30 9406-0
Fax: +49 (0)30 949 4161

Campus Berlin-Buch