Travel Information

How to get to Bonn and find the university:

By plane:

The closest airports to Bonn are:

  • Cologne/Bonn (CGN) – travel time to Bonn approx. 35 mins.
  • Düsseldorf (DUS) – travel time to Bonn approx. 70 mins.
  • Frankfurt (FRA) – travel time to Bonn approx. 90 mins.

Note that the airport Düsseldorf-Weeze (NRN) is not the same airport as Düsseldorf and more difficult to reach (approx. 2,5 hours by train).

From CGN the easiest way to Bonn is by bus SB60. It stops outside Terminal 1 and takes you to Bonn Central Station (Bonn Hbf). The schedule can be found here; travel time is approx. 35 minutes.

From DUS you will need to take the SkyTrain from the terminal to the train station Düsseldorf Flughafen. From there, take a train to Bonn Central Station (Bonn Hbf). Travel time is between 1 and 1.5hrs.

From FRA there are many trains going to Bonn Central Station (Bonn Hbf). Some connections (e.g. some ICEs) take you to Siegburg/Bonn. In this case, take tram 66 to Bonn Central Station.

 

By train:

Bonn is well connected to the German railway network. While many trains take you to the Bonn Central Station (Bonn Hbf), some connections (e.g. some ICEs) take you to the Siegburg/Bonn station. In this case, take tram 66 to Bonn Central Station. To look up connections and book train tickets, go to the website of the Deutsche Bahn.

 

By car:

From motorway A 562 (exit 1 Bonn-Bad Godesberg):
  • B9 towards Bonn-Zentrum
  • At Bundeskanzlerplatz bear right onto Adenauerallee (B9) and keep going in the direction of Bonn-Zentrum
  • The main building of the university (Regina-Pacis-Weg 3-5) will be on your left, right before you pass under the arch (Koblenzer Tor) to enter the city centre
  • For parking spots closeby see list below
 From motorway A 565 (exit Poppelsdorf):
  • Reuterstraße in the direction of B9 / Bad Godesberg
  • At Bundeskanzlerplatz make a left onto Adenauerallee (B9) towards Bonn-Zentrum
  • The main building of the university (Regina-Pacis-Weg 3-5) will be on your left right before you pass under the arch (Koblenzer Tor) to enter the city centre
  • For parking spots closeby see list below
Closest Parking lots:
  • Parkhaus Oper
    (Brassertufer 1)
  • Parkhaus Stiftsgarage
    (Kölnstraße 10-16)
  • Tiefgarage Markt
    (Stockenstraße, Rathaus)

 

By foot/public transport:

From Bonn Central Station (Bonn Hbf) to the conference venue it is a 10-minute walk. A map with step-by-step directions can be found here. It is also possible to take the tram to the venue (one stop away from Bonn Central Station). All trams leaving from Bonn Central Station and heading towards Siegburg, Königswinter or Bad Godesberg stop at the conference venue. The closest stop is called “Universität/Markt”.