Opening hours

Opening hours of most shops: Monday to Saturday from approx. 9.00 a.m. to 8.00 p.m., some grocery shops in Ulm even until midnight, closed on Sundays.


In Ulm and Neu-Ulm, you can for example find the following supermarkets:

  • Kaufland: Blaubeurer Straße 29 (Ulm), Memminger Straße 54 (Neu-Ulm)
  • Rewe: Münsterplatz 16 (Ulm city centre), Virchowstraße 1-9 und Trollingerweg 14 (Ulm Eselsberg), Magirusstraße 45 und Römerstraße 120 (Ulm Weststadt), Wielandstraße 56 und Schwamberger Straße 35-43 (Ulm Oststadt), Haslacher Weg 24 (Ulm Böfingen), Buchauer Straße 4 (Ulm Wiblingen), Hummelstraße 7-11 und Marktplatz 9 (Blaustein), Wegenerstraße 1 (Neu-Ulm Ludwigsfeld), Bahnhofstraße 1/1 (Neu-Ulm city centre), Leipheimer Straße 55 (Neu-Ulm Pfuhl)
  • Edeka: Einsteinstraße 58 (Ulm Weststadt), Junginger Straße 15 (Ulm Lehr), Borsigstraße 15 (Neu-Ulm), Reichenberger Straße 9 (Neu-Ulm Ludwigsfeld)
  • Cap Markt: Lehrer Straße 1 (Ulm Jungingen), Krankenhausstraße 1 (Neu-Ulm)
  • Treff 3000: Frauenstraße 124-126 (Ulm Oststadt)

Besides the "normal" supermarkets, there are discounters offering good bargains:

  • Aldi: Blaubeurer Straße 47 (Ulm), Max-Hilsenbeck-Straße 1 (Blaustein), Pfaffenweg 28 und Wegenerstraße 3 (Neu-Ulm)
  • Lidl: Wörthstraße 59 (Ulm Weststadt), Wielandstraße 54 (Ulm Oststadt), Haslacher
    Weg 24 (Ulm Böfingen), Max-Hilsenbeck-Straße 4 (Blaustein), Im Starkfeld 59 (Neu-Ulm), Wegenerstraße 5 (Neu-Ulm Ludwigsfeld)
  • Norma: Herrenkellergasse 18 (Ulm city centre), Ehinger Straße 19 und Magirusstraße 40 (Ulm Weststadt), Leipheimer Straße 97 (Neu-Ulm),
  • Netto: Söflinger Straße 120 (Ulm Weststadt), Blaubeurer Straße 95 (im Blautal-Center, Ulm), Bahnhofstraße 11 (Blaustein), Hauptstraße 72 (Neu-Ulm)
  • Penny: Bahnofstraße 91 (Neu-Ulm Offenhausen), Reuttier Straße 56 (Neu-Ulm)

Farmers' market

On the farmers' markets in Ulm and Neu-Ulm, farmers from the surrounding area offer fresh vegetables, fruits and other food. The following markets take place in Ulm and Neu-Ulm. The ones on Münsterplatz and Petrusplatz are the biggest markets.

  • Münsterplatz Ulm: Wednesdays and Saturdays, 6.00 a.m. - 1.00 p.m.
  • Petrusplatz Neu-Ulm: Wednesdays and Saturdays, 6.00 a.m. - 1.00 p.m.
  • Klosterhof Söflingen: Fridays, 2.00 p.m. - 6.00 p.m.
  • Stifterweg Eselsberg: Thursdays, 2.00 p.m. - 6.00 p.m.
  • Wiblingen: Fridays, 10.00 a.m. - 5.00 p.m.

Shopping malls

As in most German cities, you will find the best shopping opportunities in the city centre. However, there are also some shopping malls in and around Ulm.

  • Facheinkaufszentrum: Blaubeurerstraße 10-59 (Ulm), several stores (inc. IKEA)
  • Blautal-Center: Blaubeurer Straße 95 (Ulm), one of the biggest malls in Southern Germany
  • Glacis-Galerie: Bahnhofstraße 1/3 (Neu-Ulm)

Used things, car boot sales

  • You can find second hand shops in Ulm and in Neu-Ulm (only in German!)
  • In the category Die gute Tat in the newspaper Ulmer Wochenblatt you will find free furniture and home appliances.
  • Flea markets take place twice a year on the Volksfestplatz Ulm in the Friedrichsau, For further flea markets, ask local students or check the following website (only in German!) and type in the keyword Flohmarkt at “Stichwort eingeben“.
  • Facebook group 'FreeYourStuff Ulm/Neu-Ulm': here you will find free things, but you have to be quick: it's first come, first serve!
  • ADFC market for used bicycles: Twice a year on the Münsterplatz Ulm, (only in German!)
  • Geros Flohmarkt. Further info available here.