3-8 August 2020
Hörsaalzentrum Poppelsdorf
Europe/Berlin timezone

Travel and Transportation

Airport Information

Bonn is located in the centre of Europe. There are three airports close to Bonn, from which Bonn central station can be reached via long-distance or regional trains or by bus. Information on schedules and fares is available on the website of German Rail.

Note that with some airlines (e.g. Lufthansa) you can book directly to Cologne central station (QKL) via FRA. This can be advantageous in case there is some problem with the train connection to Frankfurt, because then its the airline's responsibility as long as you are in time for the train.

Frankfurt Airport (FRA)

Frankfurt Aiport (FRA) is connecting to more than 250 destinations around the world. It is connected to Bonn by a high speed train.

There are several options to reach Bonn central station from the FRA long-distance train station. Either you take a somewhat slower train in the direction of Cologne calling at Mainz and Bonn central station. The second option is to take the more expensive high speed train in the direction of Cologne via Bonn/Siegburg. For the latter, either get off in Bonn/Siegburg and take a tram to Bonn central station, or get off in Cologne and take one of the many trains connection Cologne to Bonn central station.

Travel time is about one and a half hours.

Düsseldorf Airport (DUS)

Düsseldorf airport (DUS) is the third largest airport in Germany offering also many international connections. It is connected from the airport long-distance train station (Düsseldorf Flughafen) or the S-Bahn station (Düsseldorf Flughafen Terminal) via regional and long distance trains to Bonn central station. Travel times are about one hour.

Cologne/Bonn Airport (CGN)

Cologne/Bonn airport (CGN) has fewer international connections, but many to European cities. There is a direct bus connection from CGN to Bonn central station (bus "SB 60"), which takes about 20 minutes unless there is heavy traffic.

Local Transportation

When booking your hotel via the link provided by us, a local transportation ticket valid in all buses and trams in Bonn is included for the duration of your stay. The conference venue is most conveniently connected to the two bus stations "Kaufmannstraße" and "Botanischer Garten". From these two stations it is a few minutes walk to the conference venue.

The station "Kaufmannstraße" can be reached by the buses 604, 605, 606, 607, 631 and the night bus N2. The buses 601, 602, 603, 631 and night bus N5 stop at the station "Botanischer Garten".

A local map is provided for your convenience via the "Local Map" link in the menu.