Visitor Information

Directions, parking and more

A guide to the parking spaces around the Royal Gardens, information for handicapped people, dog owner's, cyclists and picnicker.

Directions and parking

"Kurfürstin Sophie" vor dem Goldenen Tor

The gardens are signposted on the B6 road into Hannover from the "Herrenhausen" exit on the A2 motorway. The address is Herrenhäuser Straße, 30419 Hannover. The local tram numbers 4 and 5 and bus service number 136 stop close to the Gardens, the stations are named "Herrenhäuser Gärten".

There are plenty of parking spaces close the Gardens. The parking area ("Parkplatz Ost") by the entrance is subject to charges: per four hours or part thereof 3,00 €, the maxium fee per day is 12,00 €. Coaches park free of charge. During special events the costs may vary. The "Parkplatz West" at the street "Am Großen Garten" is subject to charges, too. In the case of major events, there will be more fee-based parking spots for motorcars in the immediate catchment area of the Gardens.

Wheelchair access

The Herrenhausen Gardens have wheelchair access to almost all areas and toilets for handicapped people. Wheelchairs may be reserved without charge, please call +49 511 168 - 4 77 43.

Dogs and bicycles


Dogs and bicycles are not allowed in the Grosser Garten and Berggarten.


Picnics are allowed in designated areas in the Grosser Garten.

Further information

If you need any further information, please call +49 511 168-47576.