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(Amt für Abfallwirtschaft und Stadtreinigung)
Hardtstraße 2
69124 Heidelberg
Phone 06221 58-29999
Fax 06221 58-29900

Public toilets

in Heidelberg

Restrooms can be found every 50 to 100 meters in central Heidelberg

On this page you can find a convenient guide to the locations of public toilets around Heidelberg, arranged by district. Within each district, the individual toilets are listed alphabetically by street. 

Old town

Address
Opening times
Wheelchair-
accessible?
Charge
applies?
Baby feeding area/changing table
North side of Bismarckplatz, 
Public toilet
Year-round, daily, 24 hours a day
Yes (Eurokey)
no
 
Galeria Kaufhof Bismarckplatz,
Bergheimer Straße 1
Year-round, Monday to Saturday, 9.30 am to 8 pm
yes
no
X
Underground garage P10,
Friedrich-Ebert-Platz
Year-round, daily, 24 hours a day
no
no
 
Dieterich opticians,
Friedrich-Ebert-Platz 1
Year-round, Monday to Friday, 9 am to 7 pm
no
no
 
Tiefgarage P9
Friedrich-Ebert-Anlage 51C / Plöck 50
ganzjährig, täglich 24 Stunden
yes
no
 
Grabengasse, 
To left of central dining hall (Zentralmensa)
Year-round, daily, 24 hours a day
yes (Eurokey)
yes (50 cents)
 
Heidelberg Students’ Union (Studentenwerk),
Grabengasse 14 
Year-round, Monday to Friday, 8 am to 6 pm
yes
no
X
Underground garage P11,
Grabengasse 14 / Sandgasse 
Year-round, daily, 24 hours a day
no
no
 
Chocolaterie YilliY,
Haspelgasse 7
Year-round, daily from 10 am to 8 pm
no
no
X
Galeria Kaufhof,
Hauptstraße 30
Year-round, Monday to Saturday, 9.30 am to 8 pm
yes
no
X
Modehaus Kraus,
Hauptstraße 41-43
Year-round, Monday to Saturday, 10 am to 7 pm
yes
no
X
Strohauer´s Café Alt Heidelberg,
Hauptstraße 49
Year-round, Monday to Saturday, 9 am to 8 pm
no
no
X
Konditorei-Cafe Schafheutle,
Hauptstraße 94
Year-round, Monday to Saturday, 9.30 am to 6 pm
no
yes (20 cents)
X
Hauptstraße 136
MoschMosch Heidelberg
Year-round, Monday to Saturday 11 am to 11 pm, Sundays and public holidays 12 noon to 10 pm
no
no
 
Café Hörnchen ,
Eingang Heumarkt
Year-round, Monday to Thursdays 9 am to 1 am, Fridays 9 am to 3 am, Saturdays 10 am to 3 am
no
no
 
Subway sandwich shop,
Hauptstraße 183
Year-round, daily from 9 am to 10 pm
no
no
 
Palmbräu Gasse,
Hauptstraße 185
Year-round, daily from 11.30 am to midnight
no
no
X
Karlstorbahnhof cultural center, 
public toilet
Year-round, daily, 24 hours a day
yes
yes (50 cents)
 
Molkenkur funicular station,
Klingenteichstraße 33
April to September: Daily from 9 am to 7 pm, October to March: Daily from 9 am to 5 pm
no
 
 
Lenox Bar,
Lauerstraße 18
Year-round, daily, 24 hours a day
no
no
 
Rathaus Heidelberg (mit Fahrstuhl erreichbar),
Marktplatz 10
Montag bis Freitag, 8 bis 18 Uhr
yes
no
 
Märzgarten playground,
Märzgasse
Year-round, daily, 24 hours a day
yes (Eurokey)
yes (50 cents)
 
Touristen information center,
Neckarmünzplatz, Obere Neckarstraße 33
April to October, daily from 9 am to 6 pm
yes
yes (50 cents)
X
Subway sandwich shop,
Neugasse 1
Year-round, daily from 9 am to 10 pm
no
no
 
Heidelberg Castle , Visitor center
Year-round, daily from 8 am to 5.30 pm
yes
yes (50 cents)
 
Vetter’s Alt Heidelberg brewhouse,
Steingasse 9
Year-round, daily from 11.30 am to midnight
no
no
X
Cocktailcafé Regie,
Theaterstraße 2
Year-round, daily from 11 noon to 1 am
no
no
X
Destille bar,
Untere Straße 16
Year-round, daily from 12 noon to 2 am
no
no
 
Untere Straße 32, 
Public toilet
Year-round, daily, 24 hours a day
no
no
 
Kornmarkt funicular station,
Zwingerstraße 20
April to September: Daily from 9 am to 7 pm, October to March: Daily from 9 am to 5 pm
yes (Eurokey)
no
X

Bahnstadt

Location
Opening times
Wheelchair-
accessible?
Charge
applies?
Langer Anger 29 / Schwetzinger Terrasse
Year-round, daily from 7 am to 10 pm
yes
no

Bergheim

Location
Opening times
Wheelchair-
accessible?
Charge
applies?
Poststraße, underground garage P1
Year-round, daily from 7 am to 10 pm 
yes
no
Poststraße 15, Public Library 
Year-round, library opening times: Tuesday to Friday 10 am to 8 pm, Saturdays 10 am to 4 pm
yes
no
Schurmannstraße 2, Bootshaus restaurant
Year-round, Monday-Friday and Sundays: 11 am to 11 pm, Saturdays 5 pm to 11 pm

 
no
no

Emmertsgrund

Location
Opening times
Wheelchair-
accessible?
Charge
applies?
Emmertsgrundpassage 1 (only accessible to Eurokey holders)
Year-round, daily, 24 hours a day
yes
no

Handschuhsheim

Location
Opening times
Wheelchair-
accessible?
Charge
applies?
Zum Steinberg, behind the chapel in the cemetery
Year-round, daily
no
no
Grahampark
Year-round, daily, 24 hours a day
yes
yes (50 cents)

Kirchheim

Location
Opening times
Wheelchair-
accessible?
Charge
applies?
Heuauer Weg, cemetery
Year-round, daily
no
no
Kirchheim, suburban train (S-Bahn) station
Year-round, daily, 24 hours a day
yes
yes (50 cents)
Odenwaldplatz, Paritätische seniors center (Seniorenzentrum
Year-round, Monday to Friday, 9 am to 5 pm
yes
no

Neuenheim

Location
Opening times
Wheelchair-
accessible?
Charge
applies?
Quinckestraße, cemetery
Year-round, daily
yes
no
Lutherstraße, playground by the administrative office (Bürgeramt)
Year-round, 8 am to 10 pm
yes
no
Mönchhofplatz, playground
April to October, daily, 24 hours a day
no
no
Uferstraße/Bleichstraße (urinal only)
Year-round, daily, 24 hours a day
yes
no
Uferstraße, kiosk at German Life Saving Association (DLRG) building
April to October during kiosk opening hours
no
no
Uferstraße / Posseltstraße
April to October, daily from 8 am to midnight
yes
no
Uferstraße, Theodor-Heuss bridge
May to October: Daily from 8 am to midnight, November to April: Daily from 8 am to 10 pm
yes
no

Pfaffengrund

Location
Opening times
Wheelchair-
accessible?
Charge
applies?
Diebsweg, cemetery
Year-round, daily
yes
no
Marktplatz (market square), public toilet
Year-round, daily, 24 hours a day
yes
no (50 cents)

Rohrbach / Südstadt

Location
Opening times
Wheelchair-
accessible?
Charge
applies?
Bierhelder Weg, cemetery
Year-round, daily
no
no

Schlierbach

Standort
Opening times
Wheelchair-
accessible?
Charge
applies?
Am Gutleuthofhang, cemetery
Year-round, daily
no
no

Weststadt

Location
Opening times
Wheelchair-
accessible?
Charge
applies?
Train station (S-Bahnhof) Weststadt/Südstadt; Rohrbacher Straße/Schillertstraße
Year-round, daily, 24 hours a day
yes
yes (50 cents)
Bergfriedhof, Rohrbacherstraße
Year-round, daily
no
no
Bergfriedhof, Steigerweg
Year-round, daily
no
no

Wieblingen

Location
Opening times
Wheelchair-
accessible?
Charge
applies?
Viernheimer Weg, cemetery 
Year-round, daily
yes
no
Wallstraße/Dammweg, cemetery
Year-round, daily
no
no

Ziegelhausen

Location
Opening times
Wheelchair-
accessible?
Charge
applies?
In der Neckarhelle
Year-round, daily, 24 hours a day
no
no
Friedhofsweg, cemetery
Year-round, daily
no
no
Peter-Wenzel-Weg, Peterstal cemetery
Year-round, daily
yes
yes (50 cents)
Stiftweg, cemetery
Year-round, daily
no
no
Kuchenblech, Kleingemünder Straße
Year-round, daily, 24 hours a day
yes
yes (50 cents)

Other convenient ways of accessing this information

It is very important to the City of Heidelberg that its public toilets are easy to find. So...

  • ...the locations of toilets in the Old Town can also be found on the information boards around the pedestrian zone;
  • ...the locations of all of the toilets are also shown in the City of Heidelberg’s official app, 
    ‘Mein Heidelberg’  (My Heidelberg); 
  • ...all the public toilets can also be found on the online map of the city
  • ...further toilets for wheelchair users can also be found in the ‘City Guide for the Disabled’ (Stadtführer für Behinderte). 

Customer service where it counts: The nette Toiletten

To make sure visitors to the Old Town never have far for go to the nearest toilet, the city participates in the nationwide ‘nette Toiletten’ (community toilet) scheme. This means that there are now 29 publicly-accessible toilets in Heidelberg city center, with one toilet roughly every 50-100 meters between Karlstor gate and Bismarckplatz square.

The "nette Toiletten" can be easily identified by a red square symbol by the entrance of participating businesses. The locations of the ‘nette Toiletten’ can also be found on the information boards in the Old Town.

Baby feeding areas and changing tables around Heidelberg

In some public toilets in the city center there are also baby feeding areas and changing tables. For the Old Town, these are indicated in the above table
list showing the locations of baby feeding areas and changing tables 
throughout Heidelberg is available from the Heidelberg Families’ Alliance (Bündnis für Familie Heidelberg).