How to reach the conference

Karlsruhe can be reached easily by car (see Map24 route calculator), by train (see www.bahn.de) and by plane (5 nearby airports: Frankfurt, Stuttgart, Strasbourg, Baden-Airport, Frankfurt-Hahn, see map). Baden-Airport and Frankfurt-Hahn are served by cheap airlines, like Ryanair.

From the large airports (Frankfurt, Stuttgart and Strasbourg) there are good connections by train (see below) and airport shuttle. The last one can be booked for a special rate, if you book in advance and mention the Susy07 conference (for details see below).

Public transportation in and around Karlsruhe is very good. NO rental cars needed.

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Institut fuer Experimentelle Kernphysik
Universität Karlsruhe (TH)
Wolfgang-Gaede-Str. 1
Gebäude 30.23
76131 Karlsruhe

Arrival at Stuttgart Airport

Railway: There is a shuttle bus from the airport to the main station in downtown Stuttgart. To find a train connection, use the train schedule of the German railway and enter "Stuttgart Flughafen" (airport) or "Stuttgart Hbf" (city center) as your city of departure. You can also purchase E-Tickets for German railway on this page.
Airport-Shuttle: This is a list of shuttle services, some of which offer special rebates for SUSY07 participants

  • Flughafenexpress-Buhrain offers rates of 48 EUR - 95 EUR p.P. depending on the number of passengers (see table below). There complete price list can be found here, online bookings can be made here.
  • Airport-Express offers rates of 95 EUR - 300 EUR (see table below). Bookings can be made on their homepage. The airport-express meeting point for Stuttgart is in terminal 1 on the arrival level (just next to the escalator).
  • Fahrdienst&Consulting offers a special rate of 69 EUR for a return trip for SUSY07-participants arriving at Stuttgart. If you are interested in this service please send your arrival time and flight number to fahrdienst24@t-online.de as early as possible to ensure short wait-times at the airport. Fahrdienst&Consulting will provide you with an english speaking service-hotline.
  • Price list for Aiport Shuttles (Stuttgart Airport), prices per person
    In case of difficulties send an email to Waltraud.Weissmann@physik.uni-karlsruhe.de
    Airport Shuttle Standard rate Business class rate First class rate
    Flughafenexpress-Buhrain 95 EUR (1 person) 65 EUR (2 persons) 53 EUR (3 persons) 48 EUR (4-8 pers.) 160 EUR (1-3 pers.) 185 EUR (4-8 pers.) no waiting time -
    Airport-Express 95 EUR, multi person transport, max. waiting time: 90 min, price depends on vehicle 145 EUR, multi person transport, max. waiting time: 30 min, price depends on vehicle 300 EUR, single person transport, no waiting times, price depends on vehicle
    Fahrdienst&Consulting 69 EUR, special rate for SUSY07 participants - -

    Arrival at Frankfurt Airport

    Railway: There are hourly train connections directly from Frankfurt airport to Karlsruhe (follow the signs to "long distance trains" when you leave the airport, the price for a second class one-way ticket is 34 EUR). To find a train connection, use the train schedule of the German railway and enter "Frankfurt Main Flughafen" (airport) as your city of departure. You can also purchase E-Tickets for German railway on this page.
    Airport-Shuttle: This is a list of shuttle services, some of which offer special rebates for SUSY07 participants

  • Flughafenexpress-Buhrain offers rates of 51 EUR - 97 EUR p.P. depending on the number of passengers (see table below). There complete price list can be found here, online bookings can be made here.
  • Airport-Express offers rates of 95 EUR - 300 EUR (see table below). Bookings can be made on their homepage. The airport-express meeting point in Frankfurt is in the terminal of your arrival at the meeting point on the arrival level.
  • Fahrdienst&Consulting offers a special rate of 69 EUR for a return trip for SUSY07-participants arriving at Frankfurt. If you are interested in this service please send your arrival time and flight number to fahrdienst24@t-online.de as early as possible to ensure short wait-times at the airport. Fahrdienst&Consulting will provide you with an english speaking service-hotline.
  • Price list for Aiport Shuttles (Frankfurt Airport), prices per person
    In case of difficulties send an email to Waltraud.Weissmann@physik.uni-karlsruhe.de
    Airport Shuttle Standard rate Business class rate First class rate
    Flughafenexpress-Buhrain 97 EUR (1 person) 74 EUR (2 persons) 56 EUR (3 persons) 51 EUR (4-8 pers.) 180 EUR (1-3 pers.) 205 EUR (4-8 pers.) no waiting time -
    Airport-Express 95 EUR, multi person transport, max. waiting time: 90 min, price depends on vehicle 100 EUR, multi person transport, max. waiting time: 30 min, price depends on vehicle 300 EUR, single person transport, no waiting time, price depends on vehicle
    Fahrdienst&Consulting 69 EUR, special rate for SUSY07 participants - -

    Arrival at Strasbourg Airport

    Railway: Take the airport shuttle bus (leaving every 20-30 minutes) to the tramstop"Baggersee". Tickets for the shuttle bus can be bought on the spot, from the bus driver, or at any other tram vending machine. Price for a one way ticket is 5.10 Euros and a return ticket will cost you 9.50 Euros. At tramstop "Baggersee" take Tram A to Strasbourg main station (Gare Centrale). Railway tickets from Strasbourg main station to Karlsruhe can be booked online.
    Airport-Shuttle: This is a list of shuttle services, some of which offer special rebates for SUSY07 participants

  • Flughafenexpress-Buhrain offers rates of 190 EUR - 230 EUR p.P. depending on the number of passengers (see table below). There complete price list can be found here, online bookings can be made here.
  • Airport-Express offers rates of 200 EUR - 240 EUR (see table below). Bookings can be made on their homepage. The airport-express meeting point for Strassburg is in the terminal at the information desk.
  • Fahrdienst&Consulting offers a special rate of 120 EUR for a return trip for SUSY07-participants arriving at Frankfurt. If you are interested in this service please send your arrival time and flight number to fahrdienst24@t-online.de as early as possible to ensure short wait-times at the airport. Fahrdienst&Consulting will provide you with an english speaking service-hotline.
  • Price list for Aiport Shuttles (Strasbourg Airport), prices per person
    In case of difficulties send an email to Waltraud.Weissmann@physik.uni-karlsruhe.de
    Airport Shuttle Standard rate Business class rate First class rate
    Flughafenexpress-Buhrain 190 EUR (2 pers.) 230 EUR (4-8 pers.) 189 EUR (1-3 pers.) 229 EUR (4-8 pers.) no waiting time -
    Airport-Express - 200 EUR, multi person transport, max. waiting time: 30 min, price depends on the vehicle 240 EUR, singel person transport, no waiting time, price depends on the vehicle
    Fahrdienst&Consulting 120 EUR, special rate for SUSY07 participants - -

    Arrival at Baden Airport

    Airport-Shuttle: Take the airport shuttle bus ("Baden-Airport-Express") (leaving 8 times a day on weekdays, 3 times a day on saturdays, synchronized with flight schedule) to Karlsruhe Main Station. One-way-tickets can be bought from the driver (9 EUR, cash only, accepted currency: euro).
    Railway:There are Taxi stands in front of the terminal. The driving time from Baden-Airpark to the mainstation Baden-Baden is about 15 min. The price is approx. 26 EUR.
    You can also take bus route 205 to Baden-Baden main train station or bus route 234 to Rastatt. Railway tickets from Baden-Baden or Rastatt to Karlsruhe can be booked online (enter "Baden-Baden Bahnhof"/ "Rastatt" as city of departure) or purchased at the train station. Depending on the train tickets are about 14EUR, the trip to Karlsruhe main station takes about 20min for both Baden-Baden and Rastatt.
    Airport-Shuttle: This is a list of shuttle services.

  • Flughafenexpress-Buhrain offers rates of 99 EUR - 120 EUR p.P. depending on the number of passengers (see table below). There complete price list can be found here, online bookings can be made here.
  • Airport-Express offers rates of 100 EUR (see table below). Bookings can be made on their homepage. The airport-express meeting point for Baden-Airpark is in the arrival terminal at the baggage claim.
  • Price list for Aiport Shuttles (Baden Airport), prices per person
    In case of difficulties send an email to Waltraud.Weissmann@physik.uni-karlsruhe.de
    Airport Shuttle Standard rate Business class rate First class rate
    Flughafenexpress-Buhrain 99 EUR (2 persons) 120 EUR (4-8 pers.) 99 EUR (1-3 pers.) 129 EUR (4-8 pers.) no waiting time -
    Airport-Express - 100 EUR, multi person transport, max. waiting time: 30 min, price depends on vehicle 100 EUR, single person transport, no waiting times, price depends on vehicle

    Arrival at Frankfurt Hahn Airport

    Bus to Heidelberg&Railway: Take the airport shuttle bus ("Hahn-Express") to the Heidelberg. Tickets can be bought at the driver (18 EUR for a one-way ticket, cash only, accepted currency: euro). The coaches are running regulary 7 times a day without any need for reservation, the trip to heidelberg takes about 2h20m.
    The bus stop for Hahn-Express in Heidelberg is just in front of the main train-station. Railway tickets from Heidelberg to Karlsruhe can be booked online (enter "Heidelberg" as city of departure)or purchased at the train station. Depending on the train tickets are between 9 EUR and 18 EUR, the trip to Karlsruhe main station takes about 45min.

    At Karlsruhe Main Station
    In front of the main station you will find a tram stop. There you can choose one of the following tramways:

    • 2 (Direction Durlach),
    • 3 (Direction Heide),
    • 4 (Direction Waldstadt) or
    • S4 (Direction Eppingen/Heilbronn).
    Here you can find a map of Karlsruhe tramways and
    here you can find an online timetable for tramways (german).

    Leave the tram at the tram stop "Kronenplatz/Universität" and follow the signs to the conference secretariat.

    Finding your way on the campus:
    The city of Karlsruhe offers a city map on their webserver (http://stadtplan.karlsruhe.de). On this plan you will find the tram stop "Kronenplatz" as well as the University and the cross-road "Durlacher Tor" (quadrants I10 and K10). On the campus you can use the Campus Map. Conference secretariat, registration desk, and lecture hall are located in building 30.22.

    If arriving by car via the Autobahn A5 (Motorway) leave at the exit "Durlach" and continue in the direction "Stadtmitte" (city center). Follow this road until you see a big cross-road ("Durlacher Tor"). From there on the university is indicated by road signs. Please note that there is restricted access by car to the university campus before 4pm. A big public parking area is located north-east of the campus (cf. campus map).