Go by train to Hanover main station (Hannover Hauptbahnhof) with long-distance or local train service.
Go by plane to Hanover Airport (Flughafen Hannover-Langenhagen). Continue with urban train (S-Bahn) number S5 to Hanover main station (Hannover Hauptbahnhof; travel time c. 16 min).
Follow in Hanover main station signposting to Hannover Hauptbahnhof/ZOB (Hanover central bus station; c. 5 min walk). You arrive at Hannover Hauptbahnhof/ZOB with long-distance bus too.
Take the bus number 300 (direction Pattensen) from Hannover Hauptbahnhof/ZOB to bus stop Westerfeld/Weetzener Landstraße (travel time c. 30 min).
Bus stop Westerfeld/Weetzener Landstraße is serviced by bus numbers 300, 360 and 366.
You have to walk c. 5 min from bus stop Westerfeld/Weetzener Landstraße to the Fernwärme-Forschungsinstitut. Go towards the crossroads. Keep right into street Weetzener Landstraße. Turn right into street Heinrich-Hertz-Straße after c. 300 meters. Turn left into street Max-von-Laue-Straße at first crossroads. The institute building stands on first 90°‑curve of street Max-von-Laue-Straße.
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With individual means of transport
If you are using a navigation device please enter "Max-von-Laue-Straße Hemmingen". Attention please! A possibility of confusion exists with an institution that is named after "Max von Laue" and is located in nearby town Laatzen.
If you come from Hanover at the North drive with a motor vehicle on street B 3 "Göttinger Landstraße" to the crossroads with a filling station on right side. Turn right into street Gutenbergstraße.
If you are cycling you can alternatively turn into street Saarstraße at municipal border between Hanover and Hemmingen-Westerfeld. Follow this street to its southern end. Cross street Deveser Straße into street Langer Bruch. Follow this street to its southern end. Turn right into street Gutenbergstraße.
Follow street Gutenbergstraße to its western end. Street Gutenbergstraße passes into street Max-von-Laue-Straße at 90°‑curve. Follow street Max-von-Laue-Straße to next 90°‑curve. There is the institute building.
If you drive on the federal highway B 3 from Arnum at the South follow it to first crossroads in Hemmingen-Westerfeld. Turn left into street K 221 "Weetzener Landstraße". If you come from Devese at the West or Hemmingen (village) at the East you are already driving on street K 221 "Weetzener Landstraße". If you come from East cross street B 3 "Göttinger Landstraße" at first. Turn into street Heinrich-Hertz-Straße. Turn left into street Max-von-Laue-Straße at next crossroads. You drive towards the institute building, that is on first 90°‑curve.