municipality of Germany in Lower Saxony

Alfeld (Leine) is in the southern part of Lower Saxony, Germany.

Old Latin School (Alte Lateinschule)


Get inEdit

Local trains from Hanover, Uelzen and Göttingen call every hour. They take a little over half an hour from Hanover or 40 minutes from Göttingen, where you may connect from high-speed and intercity trains.

Alfeld is located on highway B 3 (Hanover–Göttingen).

Get aroundEdit

Map of Alfeld (Leine)


Fagus Factory
  • 1 Fagus Factory, Hannoversche Straße 58 (500 m from the station (back exit)), +49 5181 790. Su 10:30 - 11:30. Shoelast production site that has been operative since the 1910s. Designed in 1911 by Walter Gropius who would later become a founder of the Bauhaus school and leading representative of modern architecture. The Fagus Factory is one of the first works of modernism in the world and has been inscribed as a UNESCO World Heritage site since 2011. Guided tour: €2.







Go nextEdit

  • Bad Gandersheim, spa town, 23 km south (40 minutes by train, change in Kreiensen)
  • Bad Salzdetfurth, spa town, 20 km northeast
  • Einbeck, medieval old town, 25 km south (35–40 minutes by train and bus, change in Einbeck-Salzderhelden)
  • Hildesheim, 30 km north (30 minutes by train, change in Elze)
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