The conference centre as well as the hotels is situated in a very
lively part of Köln/Cologne built around 1900 with nice avenues, old
buildings, and many pubs and restaurants. All hotels are in walking distance
to the conference centre.
Hotel am Chlodwigplatz
Hotel Accent Severin
How to reach Köln/Cologne:
a high-speed (ICE) train from Frankfurt Airport to Köln Hbf (Central
Station). Note that there are two railway stations at Frankfurt
a local one located in the underground,
and that for long distance trains, called Fernbahnhof.
Try to get the train ticket included into your airfare.
The IATA code of
Köln/Cologne central station is QKL.
If you are not
in a hurry, take a somewhat slower IC-train via Mainz. It runs through
the extremely beautiful Rhine valley.
Take the next commuter train to Köln/Cologne Hbf (Central Station).
There are ticket machines before you enter the platform.The ticket you
need is "Preisstufe Ib".
You have to validate your ticket before entering the platform!
The ticket includes your tram ride in Cologne!
How to reach the conference centre and the
hotels from Köln Hbf:
After having arrived, go towards the exit DOM.
Before you leave the railway station take the way to the underground
2 is yours.
Take line no. 16.
you are going to stay in Hotel Christina, exit the tram at Ulrepforte, otherwise stay for one more
stop and leave at Chlodwigplatz.
The ticket you
need is "Preisstufe Ib". There are ticket machines in the tram, but
coins are required. Do not forget to validate your ticket in the tram.