Visiting us

Our headquarters is centrally located in Düsseldorf and can be reached comfortably by public transport as well as by air or road. Below we have described how you can reach us and provided links to a route planner and PDF files to help make planning your journey as easy as possible.

Route planner

Your personal directions

Please use the service from Google to obtain a description of how to get to GDA in Düsseldorf for you personally. Simply click on the link "Hierher" (next to “Route berechnen”). Simply enter the address from which you want to start your journey in the field that appears. (Please enter the address as follows: Straßenname (street name) and Hausnummer (house number), your Postleitzahl (postal code) and the Ort (town).

Travelling by car

From the Breitscheid motorway intersection

Coming from the direction of Duisburg on the A3 take the A52 and head in the direction “Innenstadt” (city centre). Take the “Flughafen” (airport) exit and join the A44. Go past the airport, through the tunnel and immediately on leaving the tunnel take the first exit. At the traffic lights at the top of the exit ramp follow the signs for “Innenstadt”, which eventually brings you into Danziger Straße. Immediately before the flyover bear right, drive down the exit ramp and at the traffic light turn right into Uerdinger Straße. Bear right and take the second turning on the right (Wilhelm-Boetzkes-Straße) and our car park is on the left-hand side just before the T-junction (Parkplatz “Haus der Metalle”); Am Bonneshof 5 is just around the corner on the left.

From the Ratingen motorway intersection

Coming from the direction of Cologne (Köln) or Frankfurt on the A3 take the A44 exit and head in the direction “Flughafen” (airport). Go past the airport, through the tunnel and then follow the instructions given above.

From the Kaarst motorway intersection

Coming from the direction of Krefeld (A57) or Mönchengladbach (A52) head in the direction of Düsseldorf (A52). When the motorway forks, take the left-hand fork and head in the direction of “Flughafen” (airport). Cross the Theodor-Heuss Bridge (River Rhine) and take the first exit on the right but then immediately bear left. Make a U-turn just before traffic lights (direction “Aquazoo”), which eventually brings you into Uerdinger Straße. Take the second right (Wilhelm-Boetzkes-Straße) and our car park is on the left-hand side just before the T-junction (Parkplatz “Haus der Metalle”); Am Bonneshof 5 is just around the corner on the left.

From the Neuss motorway intersection

Head in the direction of Düsseldorf, cross the Südbrücke bridge (River Rhine) and then get in the left-hand lane, turning left at the traffic lights in the direction of “Stadion/Messe”. After travelling through the Rheinufer tunnel carry straight on (Cecilien-Allee) until you come to the Theodor-Heuss bridge. Immediately before the bridge turn right into Uerdinger Straße. Take the first street on the left (Kaiserswerther Straße). At the first opportunity, turn right (Tersteegenstraße), go to the end of this street, turn right and then carry straight on. After a short distance, you come into "Am Bonneshof". Our car park (Parkplatz “Haus der Metalle”) is then in the first street on the right (Wilhelm-Boetzkes-Straße).

Travelling by rail

From Düsseldorf main railway station (Hauptbahnhof)

Take the tram U 78 heading towards “Stadion/Messe” or the U 79 heading towards “Duisburg”.

The tram stops are:

  • Hauptbahnhof
  • Oststraße
  • Steinstraße
  • Heinrich-Heine-Allee
  • Nordstraße Klever Straße
  • Kennedydamm
  • Golzheimer Platz
  • Theodor-Heuss-Brücke (please alight here)


Walk under the bridge (Theodor-Heuss-Brücke) heading in the same direction as the tram. Turn right into the second street on the right (Tersteegenstraße) and when you come to the end of this street turn right into Am Bonneshof (about 5 minutes from the tram stop).

Travelling from Airport

From Düsseldorf Airport by rail

Go to the lowest level of the terminal building and take the S7 train service.

The stops are:

  • Flughafen
  • Düsseldorf-Unterrath
  • Derendorf
  • Zoo
  • Wehrhahn
  • Düsseldorf-Hauptbahnhof (main railway station)

Alight at Düsseldorf Hauptbahnhof and proceed further with the tram (U 78 or U79) as described above.


From Düsseldorf Airport with a hire/rental car

From the Arrivals terminal first follow the sign “A44 Alle Richtungen" and then follow the sign “Innenstadt”. You drive through a tunnel. Immediately on leaving the tunnel take the first exit. At the traffic lights at the top of the exit ramp follow the signs for “Innenstadt”, which eventually brings you into Danziger Straße. Immediately before the flyover bear right, drive down the exit ramp and at the traffic light turn right into Uerdinger Straße. Bear right and take the second turning on the right (Wilhelm-Boetzkes-Straße) and our car park is on the left-hand side just before the T-junction (Parkplatz “Haus der Metalle”); Am Bonneshof 5 is just around the corner on the left.