Directions

Patch Barracks
Swabian Special Events Center
Building 2505
Kurmarker Strasse 41
70569 Stuttgart, Germany

Patch Barracks is located in southern Germany in the city of Stuttgart. The sixth-largest city in Germany, Stuttgart lies at the center of a heavily populated area and is circled by a ring of smaller towns. Patch Barracks is proximal to Kelley Barracks, which houses USAFRICOM, and Panzer Kaserne, which houses USAG Stuttgart and MARFOREURAF. It is approximately a 3-hour drive away from Spangdahlem AB and a 3-hour drive from Clay Kaserne/USAG Wiesbaden.


Custom Driving Directions

Please note: These directions will take you close to the installation. Please follow the directions below from major highways to ensure accuracy.

Kurmarker Strasse 41, 70569 Stuttgart-Vaihingen, Germany

Please follow the directions below from major highways to ensure accuracy.


From the Frankfurt/Heidelberg Area

  • Take the A5 (Autobahn) south towards Karlsruhe/Stuttgart
  • Take A8 (at Karlsruhe) toward Stuttgart/Munchen/Pforzheim
  • Follow the directions below to the Swabian Special Events Center

From Stuttgart/M├╝nchen/Pforzheim to Patch Barracks

  • Once on the A8, take the second A81 exit, NOT the first. Follow the A81 sign that says: Singen/Boblingen/S-Zentrum/S-Vaihingen
  • On the exit ramp, proceed straight and follow the signs for: S-Zentrum/S-Vaihingen. *Note: Do not follow the signs for Singen/Boblingen
  • Once on the A8, take A831 towards S-Zentrum/S-Vaihingen
  • Take the first exit for Stuttgart-Vaihingen
  • At the end of the ramp, turn left on Hauptstra├če/L1205 towards Patch Barracks/IBM/BMW
  • Follow the signs to Patch Barracks (about 200 yards away from the end of the exit) in the town of Vaihingen (look for the Europcar Sales Rental lot as a landmark)
  • Follow the directions below from the Main Gate to the Swabian Special Events Center

From the Main Gate to the Swabian Special Events Center

  • The road splits into three directions, take a left
  • Follow the road to the next corner and keep going straight up the hill
  • At the top of the hill you will see a parking lot behind the Swabian Special Events Center
  • Make a left just after the bus stop