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How to get to the emc2012

How to get to the   conference venue (2 - 6 September 2012)

Frankfurt is located in the centre of Europe and can be reached directly by air from almost any corner of the world. It is central to the European railway system and lies at an intersection of highways connecting all European countries.

Arrival by Air:

There are two possibilities:

A) A taxi from Frankfurt Airport takes about 20 minutes to the conference venue and costs about 35 EURO. Ask to be dropped off at the Campus Westend of the University, IG Farben-Haus (= building); address: Grüneburgplatz 1. Walk through the IG Farben Building to the north (see map), around the smaller building in the park (Casino), to the big Hörsaalgebäude (lecture building), which is the conference location.

B) A cheaper way (about 4 EURO from the travel center (Reisezentrum) ticket counter or from vending machines) is to catch S8 or S9 train from "Gleis" 1 of the "Regionalbahnhof" under Terminal 1 to Hauptwache (a main subway station downtown). Change to any of the subway lines U1, U2, U3 or U8 (in direction of either Ginnheim, Gonzenheim, Oberursel, Riedberg or Heddernheim) and exit at Holzhausenstraße (Uni Campus Westend). Take a short foot walk due West according to our detailed map.

By Train:

If you arrive by train at Frankfurt Hauptbahnhof (Main Train Station) you change to subway line U4 or U5 in the direction Frankfurt City. Exit at the next station (Willy Brandt-Platz) and change to any of the subway lines U1, U2, U3 or U8 (in direction of either Ginnheim, Gonzenheim, Oberursel, Riedberg or Heddernheim). Exit at Holzhausenstraße (Uni Campus Westend). Take a short foot walk due West according to our detailed map.

By Car:

We strongly advise you not to take a car because parking space is limited in Frankfurt and at the conference venue. There are a no parking areas within the University “Campus Westend”

For those using a GPS navigation system: the address of the Campus is Grüneburgplatz 1, 60323 Frankfurt am Main.

Arriving from all directions via Autobahn A5: exit the Autobahn at Nordwestkreuz Frankfurt in the direction of Miquelallee (Frankfurt Mitte/Palmengarten) and stay on the Miquelallee until you reach the second traffic light. Turn right onto Hansaallee and try to find a parking space nearby (see our detailed map).

Travel within Frankfurt to the conference location (Campus Westend)

We will provide every participant with a 4 day pass for public transportation valid within the city limits of Frankfurt for the duration of the conference from Monday through Friday. A number of hotels lie within walking distance of the conference venue, but also those situated close to subway lines (esp. U1, U2, U3 or U8) or bus stations are suitable and the conference venue can be easily and quickly reached (see map).

A)    Starting point Frankfurt Hauptbahnhof (Main Train Station): change to subway line U4 or U5 in the direction Frankfurt City. Exit at the next station (Willy Brandt-Platz) and change to any of the subway lines U1, U2, U3 or U8 (in direction Ginnheim, Gonzenheim, Oberursel, Riedberg or Heddernheim). Exit at Holzhausenstraße (Uni Campus Westend). Take a short foot walk due West according to our detailed map.

B)    Starting point Hauptwache (a main subway station downtown): change to any of the subway lines U1, U2, U3 or U8 (in direction Ginnheim, Gonzenheim, Oberursel, Riedberg or Heddernheim) and exit at Holzhausenstraße (Uni Campus Westend). Take a short foot walk due West according to our detailed map.