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.

Groceries

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, www.ulmerzelt.de. For further flea markets, ask local students or check the following website https://veranstaltungen.ulm.de/leoonline/portals/ulm/veranstaltungen/ (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,
    www.adfc-ulm.de/veranstaltungen/fahrradmaerkte (only in German!)

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