Your contact to Bernhard Nocht Institute for Tropical Medicine

Bernhard Nocht Institute for Tropical Medicine
Bernhard-Nocht-Straße 74
D-20359 Hamburg

Tel.: +49 40 285380-0
(Switchboard of the Institute)

Tel.: +49 40 312851
(for patients)

E-Mail: bni(at)

Travel directions to the Bernhard Nocht Institute for Tropical Medicine (BNITM)

Parking space is limited.

From Hamburg Airport:

  • Taxi
    (20-25€, 20-30 min drive)

  • Public transport
    S1 (Ticket "Großbereich" - 3.30 €, 40 min ride) to Landungsbrücken (long flight of stairs, not recommended for heavy luggage) or Reeperbahn.
    From Landungsbrücken: Exit the station through the small passage on the right (before the bridge to the river bank), take the stairs down, cross the street to approach the hill, take the long stairway up the hill, pass the Hotel Hafen Hamburg to reach the street (Bernhard-Nocht-Straße), then turn left and follow the street for approx. 100 meters.
    From Reeperbahn: Follow Reeperbahn towards Millerntor, head right into Davidstraße, left into Bernhard-Nocht-Straße. The entrance is reached after approx. 200 meters. Please approach the front desk.
A map of the surroundings of the institute

From Central Station (Hamburg Hauptbahnhof):

  • Taxi
    (8-10€, 10-15 min drive)

  • Public transport
    (Ticket "Nahbereich" - 1.70 €, 10 min ride) to Landungsbrücken (long flight of stairs, not recommended for heavy luggage), St. Pauli or Reeperbahn.

    • U3 (yellow line) in the direction of Schlump-Barmbek, (includes view of the harbour during the ride) to Landungsbrücken or St. Pauli.
      Directions from Landungsbrücken: See above.
      Directions from St. Pauli: Take the exit towards Reeperbahn, follow Zirkusweg (street right across the junction) until the end, main entrance is approx. 20 meters to the right. Please approach the front desk.

    • S1 or S3 in the direction of Wedel/Blankenese or Pinneberg. Exit at Landungsbrücken or Reeperbahn, respectively. Further directions from the stations: See above.

Please note that this information is provided without any assumption of liability, and is subject to potential changes made by the transportation services.

Your contact persons

Dr. Eleonora Schönherr: a woman with shoulder-length dark hair and a lilac-coloured top stands in a glass passageway.
Public Relations

Dr Eleonora Schoenherr

phone: +49 40 285380-269



Linda Dvorak

phone: +49 40 285380-319

fax: +49 40 285380-38999


Board Secretariat

Britta Rehn

phone: +49 40 285380-260

fax: +49 40 285380-265


Ulrike Kolander: an assistant who wears short light hair, glasses and a white sweater.

Ulrike Kolander

phone: +49 40 285380-402

fax: +49 40 42818-400