Institute of

Sea Fisheries

How to find us


The Thünen Institutes of Sea Fisheries and Fishery Ecology are located in Hamburg-Altona (Palmaille 9, Telephone: +49 40 38905 0).

Travelling by car

Autobahn A 7 to the Othmarschen exit (if you are coming from the south, stay on the right side of the tunnel), then travel towards Zentrum (Behringstraße, turn right at the church on to the Hohenzollernring, turn left at the end on to the Elbchaussee, which then becomes the Palmaille).

Travelling by train

Hamburg Hauptbahnhof (main train station): take the tramline S1 (towards Wedel) or S3 (towards Pinneberg) directly to the Königstraße Station (Exit Behnstraße, once upstairs go left for about 100 meters to Palmaille)

or

Bahnhof Hamburg-Altona, take the tram line S1 (towards Poppenbüttel) or S3 (towards Neugraben) one stop to Königstraße Station (Exit Behnstraße, once upstairs go left for about 100 meters to Palmaille).

  • Travel Information for the German Railroad is available here.
  • Bus/U-/S-schedules and information for Hamburg can be found here.

Travelling by plane

Travel from the Hamburg Airport with the tram line S1 (towards Blankensee/Wedel) directly to the Königstraße Station (Exit Behnstraße, once upstairs go left for about 100 meters to Palmaille). Takes about 35 minutes

or

per Taxi (ca. 24 Euros).