How to reach the conference location?
- Arrival in Germany
- From key airports to Halle Campus Heide Süd
- From Halle main station ("Halle (Saale) Hbf") to Campus Heide Süd
Arrival in GermanyPlease make sure that you have the necessary documents and visa to enter Germany and the Schengen countries. After arriving at the airport, you will pass the German borders in which your passport will be scanned and the officer will cross-check your details to make sure you have the required documents to enter Germany.
From key airports to Halle Campus Heide Süd(https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bMqzy2ab2Sw)
There are several airports in Germany and you could select one among four closest airports: Leipzig/Halle, Berlin-Schönefeld, Berlin-Tegel or Frankfurt. Please look at the information below to find out the travel options from your airport of arrival to CAMPUS HEIDE SÜD or to your hotel.
Closest airport among above mentioned airports is the Leipzig/Halle airport. Therefore, we recommend you to look at possibility of arriving to this airport.
Leipzig/Halle Airport is located 20 km from Halle. Shuttle trains leave every 60 minutes to Halle main station ("Halle (Saale) Hbf"). After your arrival, take train S-Bahn S5 from Leipzig/Halle Airport ("Leipzig/Halle Flughafen"), platform (Gleis) 2, to Halle main station ("Halle (Saale) Hbf"). Halle main station is the next stop after Leipzig/Halle Airport. The train ticket (4,50 €) is available at the ticket machine ("Fahrkarten"). Please see the following video on internet www.rmv.de/film/Der_neue_Fahrkartenautomat_EN.html to obtain more information on how to use the ticket automat. Duration of the trip by train is about 14 minutes.
See section III for information about travel options from Halle main station to CAMPUS HEIDE SÜD.
150 km from Halle. Regular trains leave the station "Berlin-Schönefeld Flughafen" (200 m from airport) to Halle main station ("Halle (Saale) Hbf"). There are no direct connections: you have to change trains at least once. Check the internet (www.bahn.de) or ask for some help among service ("Deutsche Bahn"). The train ticket is available at the ticket machine (Fahrkarten) in Terminal A, the railway station or on the platform. Please see the following video on internet www.rmv.de/film/Der_neue_Fahrkartenautomat_EN.html to obtain more information on how to use the ticket automat. Duration: c. 2-3 hours. Price: changes according to connections, c. 45 €.
170 km from Halle. Take the shuttle bus ("Bus TXL") to Berlin main station ("Berlin Hbf"). That bus leaves every 5 minutes. Get off at "Washingtonplatz/Hauptbahnhof". The bus ticket ("Ticket AB Einzelfahrschein", 2,70 €) is available at the yellow ticket machine ("BVG") or from the bus driver. Duration: 22 minutes. Then go to the ticket machine or DB service point/Travel Center/"Reise Centrum" inside "Hauptbahnhof". Purchase a train ticket to Halle main station ("Halle (Saale) Hbf"). You might have to change the train. Duration: 2-3 hours. Price: changes according to connections, c. 47 €.
400 km from Halle. There are ICE/IC trains from Frankfurt Airport to Halle main station. You can purchase a ticket for train from DB TravelCenter/"Reise Centrum" DB) in Terminal 1, B Concourse, Level 0 or from the ticket machine (Fahrkarten/Tickets) in Terminal 1, Level 0. Purchase a ticket from Frankfurt Airport ("Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf") to Halle main station ("Halle (Saale) Hbf"). You might have to change the train. Duration: 3-5 hours. Price: changes according to connections, c. 86 €.
Useful information on transport and tickets:
Check www.bahn.de (see for the English language interface) for detailed information on train connections. You can also purchase cheaper online tickets for train at this website (by EC debit card, credit card). Tickets can also be purchased at the platform or at some service points by EC debit car, credit card or cash. Please note: You can always ask someone for help or information! Just look for people wearing the "DB"-sign.
From Halle main station ("Halle (Saale) Hbf") to Campus Heide SüdTake tram Nr. 4 (direction Kröllwitz) or Nr. 5 (direction Kröllwitz). Purchase the ticket from the ticket machine (2.20 €). Train ticket should be validated in the machine inside the train and kept till the end of the ride. Get off at "Weinberg Campus". Look for that building righthand:
More information on public transport in Halle: www.havag.de
We wish you a pleasant and safe journey!