By Train

Via Erfurt Intercity station – Once you arrive in Erfurt via long-distance trains coming from Frankfurt/Main, Dresden, Leipzig, Düsseldorf, and Kassel, change to local train going to Saalfeld. The ride to Bad Blankenburg will take approximately 55 min.

Via Saalfeld station – Once you arrive in Saalfeld via long-distance trains coming from Kiel, Hamburg, Berlin, Leipzig, Munich, and Nuremberg, change to local train going to Erfurt or Arnstadt. The ride to Bad Blankenburg will take approximately 7 min.

We would be pleased to pick you up at the station. Please provide us with the information regarding your time of arrival in Bad Blankenburg. Please send an e-mail to [email protected].

Coming from the station, you can also reach the German Evangelical Alliance/Evangelisches Allianzhaus on foot in approximately 12 minutes! Enter Bahnhofsstraße and head towards the city center, then follow the signage into Zeigenheimer Weg, take the stairs up on your slight left, directly turn to left into Untere Esplanade and you can already see the German Evangelical Alliance/Evangelisches Allianzhaus at the end of the road on the right. Climb the quarter-turn staircase directly in front of the garages on the right. Use the elevator in the modern building to reach the reception.

By Car

Attention: The German Evangelical Alliance/Evangelisches Allianzhaus is located in Bad Blankenburg in Thuringia! Please do not confuse the location with Blankenburg in the Harz! Recommendation: Enter “Esplanade 10” into your navigation device to arrive at our car park. At “Esplanade 5” no access to parking is available.

Coming from Eisenach direction on highway A 4, change to highway A 71 at Erfurter Kreuz interchange and take the exit Stadtilm between Arnstadt Sued and Ilmenau Ost. You can then either use the mainroad B 90 via Rudolstadt-Schwarza to Bad Blankenburg, or exit the main road B 90 at Paulinzella – Rottenbach and drive directly to Bad Blankenburg via Paulinzella – Rottenbach. In Bad Blankenburg go straight until the first right-hand bend, turn left in the curve and immediately left again. After approximately 50 m turn slighty right into Plattenweg until you reach the parking lot of the Allianzhaus.

Coming from Hermsdorfer Kreuz interchange direction (Berlin, Leipzig, Dresden, Chemnitz) on highway A 9 towards Nuremberg / Munich, exit the highway in Triptis. Take the main road B 281 via Neustadt / Orla and Pößneck, which then changes into B 85, and pass Saalfeld in the direction of Rudolstadt. Before Schwarza turn left onto road B 88 to Bad Blankenburg. In Schwarza take the second exit at the roundabout to stay on B 88 to Bad Blankenburg. In Bad Blankenburg follow the main road B 88 through town. Please do not make a turn towards the city center! Only after a long right-hand bend, turn sharply to the right off the main road (there is a sign on a small wall) and immediately left again. After 50 m turn right into Esplanade and take (left) Plattenweg up to the parking lot of the Allianzhaus.

Coming from Würzburg direction on highway A 7, change to highway A 70 at Kreuz Werntal/Schweinfurt interchange and take exit Stadtilm between Arnstadt Sued and Ilmenau Ost. Either use mainroad B 90 via Rudolstadt-Schwarza to Bad Blankenburg, or exit main road B 90 at Paulinzella – Rottenbach and head directly towards Bad Blankenburg via Paulinzella – Rottenbach. In Bad Blankenburg go straight until the first right-hand bend, turn left in the curve and immediately left again. After approximately 50 m turn slighty right into Plattenweg until you reach the parking lot of the Allianzhaus.

Coming from Nuremberg direction on highway A 9 towards Berlin, take exit Dittersdorf. Turn towards direction of Neustadt (Orla). In Neustadt turn left onto main road B 281 towards Saalfeld and in Saalfeld turn onto road B 85 towards Rudolstadt. Before Rudolstadt turn left at the first traffic light in direction of Schwarza and in Schwarza turn left onto road B 88 towards Ilmenau and Bad Blankenburg. In Bad Blankenburg follow the main road B 88 through town. Please do not take a turn towards the city center! Only after a long right-hand bend, turn sharply to the right off the main road (there is a sign on a small wall) and immediately left again. After 50 m turn right into Esplanade and take (left) Plattenweg up to the parking lot of the Allianzhaus.

By Plane

Frankfurt Airport Arrivals

First, take long-distance train ICE 1651 going to Dresden from the airport’s main train station and exit in Gotha. Take regional train RE1 going to Glauchau and change trains in Neudeitendorf, where you take train EB23 going to Saalfeld, which stops in Bad Blankenburg (Thueringer Wald). The German Evangelical Alliance/Evangelisches Allianzhaus lies within a walking distance of about 12 minutes (for further details check the arrival information “Via Train”), but we would also be pleased to pick you up at the station. If you want to use our pick up service, please provide us with the information regarding your time of arrival in Bad Blankenburg. The overall trip takes about three hours and 32 minutes.

Nuremberg Airport Arrivals

First, take subway U2 going to Nürnberg Röthenbach and exit at Nürnberg Hauptbahnhof (central station). It takes about 6 minutes to walk from the Nuremberg subway station to the main station, where long-distance trains leave. Please follow the signs. From there, take long-distance train ICE 508 going to Hamburg Altona, and get off in Erfurt Hauptbahnhof (central station). Take train EB23 going to Saalfeld and exit in Bad Blankenburg (Thueringer Wald). The German Evangelical Alliance/Evangelisches Allianzhaus lies within a walking distance of about 12 minutes (for further details check the arrival information “Via Train”), but we would also be pleased to pick you up at the station. If you want to use our pick up service, please provide us with the information regarding your time of arrival in Bad Blankenburg. The overall trip takes about two hours and 48 minutes.

Leipzig/Halle Airport Arrivals

First, take subway S 5X in direction of Zwickau HBF to get to Leipzig Hauptbahnhof (central station). Since one arrives in the underground level of the station, it takes 9 minutes to arrive at long-distance departure. Take long-distance train ICE 599 going to Munich HBF and exit at Erfurt Hauptbahnhof (central station).  Take train EB23 going to Saalfeld and exit in Bad Blankenburg (Thueringer Wald). The German Evangelical Alliance/Evangelisches Allianzhaus lies within a walking distance of about 12 minutes (for further details check the arrival information “Via Train”), but we would also be pleased to pick you up at the station. If you want to use our pick up service, please provide us with the information regarding your time of arrival in Bad Blankenburg. The overall trip takes about two hours and nine minutes.

Berlin/Tegel Airport Arrivals

First, take bus TXL going to Memhardstraße and exit at Berlin Hauptbahnhof (central station). Follow signs to long-distance departure, which lies within six minutes of walking distance. Take long-distance train ICE 509  going to München Hauptbahnhof (Munich Central Station). Change trains in Erfurt Hauptbahnhof (central station) and take train EB 23 going to Saalfeld. Exit in Bad Blankenburg (Thueringer Wald). The German Evangelical Alliance/Evangelisches Allianzhaus lies within a walking distance of about 12 minutes (for further details check the arrival information “Via Train”), but we would also be pleased to pick you up at the station.. If you want to use our pick up service, please provide us with the information regarding your time of arrival in Bad Blankenburg. The overall trip takes about three hours and 35 minutes.  (If landing at the Berlin Schoenefeld Airport, take regional train RE 7 going to Dessau Hauptbahnhof (central station) to get to Berlin Central Station. Then follow the instructions above.)

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