Directions, FAQ and partners

If you are traveling as an individual, you must register ahead of time with the general Visitor Reception Center. Keep in mind that you will be required to show some form of ID.

The Visitor Reception Center is located at the eastern end of Carl-Duisberg Park along Kaiser-Wilhelm-Allee. Follow the signs and you will easily find an available parking space.
The address of the Visitor Reception Center

Chempark Leverkusen
Visitor Reception Center
D-51368 Leverkusen

For groups
Remember: You must have confirmation of your scheduled visit. Plan a walk of about 15-20 minutes from the S-Bahn (street car) station or from the visitor parking lot to Gate 11.
If taking public transportation

The bus stop “Flittarder Feld” is located directly in front of Gate 11 in both directions (to Leverkusen and to Cologne).
Take the S-Bahn to the “Leverkusen Chempark” stop.

  • From Cologne Main Station, take the S 6 line going to Essen. 
  • From Düsseldorf Main Station, take the S 6 line going to Cologne.
If you are arriving in your own bus
A map with directions is available for download here. Your bus can stop at gate 11 to drop off participants. Should you require a bus parking space for the entire day, please turn left from gate 11 and drive onto B8. Take a right at the next traffic light. At the bridge, there is a large bus parking lot.
If you are arriving by car

A map with directions and a detailed map are available here.

  • Take the Leverkusen exit from A3.
  • Head towards “Leverkusen Zentrum” on Willy-Brandt-Ring.
  • Turn left on Friedrich-Ebert-Strasse at the next T-junction.
  • At the second traffic light, turn left on Otto-Bayer Strasse, take the second exit at the roundabout and follow Edith-Weyde Strasse to the P&R parking lot on the left.
  • It’s a ten-minute walk to gate 11 from there.
  • If you are arriving with more than three cars, you must register the license plates with us at least 48 hours in advance.


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