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Transportation

 

Transportation between the conference center and the Renaissance Hotel (Karlsruhe).

During the conference we shall provide bus transportation (free of charge) between the Conference Center of the Karlsruhe Intistitut of Technology (Hermann-von Helmholtz-Platz 1, 76344 Eggenstein-Leopoldshafen) and the Renaissance Hotel downtown Karlsruhe. The bus schedule will be posted at the Renaissance Hotel downtown Karlsruhe. The bus schedule will be posted at the Hotel Reception as well as at the Conference Center. In addition you may also get to the Conference Center from the center of Karlsruhe bus public transportation. The following tram/bus lines may be used.

 

Tram lines S 1 / S 11 from Karlsruhe Hauptbahnhof (Central Station) to the destinations of Leopoldshafen/Hochstetten.
 - Trams operate in 20-minute intervals; traveling time is approx. 40 minutes.
 - Go by tram to stop "Leopoldstraße" at Leopoldshafen, change to bus No. 195 as far as "Forschungszentrum-Südtor” (southern entrance gate to the Forschungszentrum)*.

Regional train R 2 from Karlsruhe Hauptbahnhof (Central Station) to the destinations of Blankenloch Station/Mannheim.
 - Trains operate in 60-minute intervals; traveling time is 25 minutes.
 - At Blankenloch Station, change to bus No. 195 as far as "Forschungszentrum-Südtor" (southern entrance gate to the Forschungszentrum)*

Tram line S 2 from the Karlsruhe Central Business District (Kaiserstrasse) via Durlacher Tor in the direction of Blankenloch Nord.
 - Trams operate in 20-minute intervals; traveling time is 36 minutes.
 - At the "Blankenloch Nord" stop, change to bus No. 195 as far as "Forschungszentrum-Südtor" (southern entrance gate to the Forschungszentrum)*

Tram lines S 4 / S 5 from Karlsruhe Durlach, direction of Durlacher Tor – Karlsruhe.
 - Trams operate in 20 minute intervals; traveling time is approx. 35 minutes.
 - At the "Durlacher Tor" stop, change to tram S 2 in the direction of Blankenloch as far as "Blankenloch Nord," then change to bus No. 195 as far as "Forschungszentrum-Südtor" (southern entrance gate to the Forschungszentrum)*

 

Travel by car

Travel Instructions by car to the Conference Center (Forschungszentrum Karlsruhe)

Coming from Basel and Freiburg (A 5)  
Leave the motorway at the Karlsruhe-Mitte exit and go in the direction of Landau (B10).
Stay on this road another 9 km and turn off in the direction of Mannheim (B 36).
Beware of radar controls: Observe the speed limit of 80 km/h.
The exit can be missed easily, as it is located directly behind a building very close to the road.
Drive straight ahead on the B 36 at all junctions.
Leave the B 36 after some 10 km at the exit of Bruchsal-Stutensee-Forschungszentrum.
After about 1 km, you reach the entrance road to the Research Center on your left. 
 
Coming from Munich and Stuttgart (A 8)  
At the Karlsruhe motorway triangle, turn off in the direction of Karlsruhe-Frankfurt.
Leave the motorway at the Karlsruhe-Mitte exit and go in the direction of Landau (B 10).
Stay on this road another 9 km and turn off in the direction of Mannheim (B 36).
Beware of radar controls: Observe the speed limit of 80 km/h.
The exit can be missed easily, as it is located directly behind a building very close to the road.
Drive straight ahead on the B 36 at all junctions.
Leave the B 36 after some 10 km at the exit of Bruchsal-Stutensee-Forschungszentrum.
After about 1 km, you reach the entrance road to the Research Center on your left. 
 
Coming from Frankfurt and Heidelberg (A 5)  
Leave the motorway at the exit of Bruchsal and go in the direction of Bruchsal.
Turn off in the direction of Stutensee at the next junction and keep on driving in this direction at the next traffic lights.
After a few kilometers, at the outskirts of Bruchsal, turn right in the direction of Stutensee-Büchenau.
Go straight ahead in the direction of Stutensee-Büchenau at the two following roundabouts. Then drive in the direction of Karlsruhe until you reach the "Forschungszentrum" direction sign, where you turn off to the right.
Go straight ahead through an underpath in the direction of Leopoldshafen until you reach the entrance road of the Research Center (on your right). 
 
Coming from Landau and Wörth 
Leave the motorway at the Knielingen exit and go straight ahead on the road (Rheinbrückenstraße) for another 3 km as far as to the Neureuter Straße junction (after having passed the premises of Siemens AG). Then turn left in the direction of Mannheim (B 36).
Go straight ahead at all following junctions.
After some 10 km, turn right at the exit of Bruchsal-Stutensee-Forschungszentrum.
Go ahead for another 1 km until you reach the entrance road to the Research Center on your left.

 

Travel Instructions from Frankfurt Airport to Karlsruhe

Direct fast trains (IC or ICE trains) operate between Frankfurt Airport and Karlsruhe Main Station. After picking up your laggage at the airport follow the signs DB. The train station is located on the lower level of the Frankfurt Airport. If you arrive at Karlsruhe Main Station you may get to the Renaissance Hotel by public transportation tram line 3 or by taxi. If you decide to use the tram, get off at the tram stop Mendelsohnplatz which is directly in front of the hotel.