Travel Information



The 2012 Eu-SPRI Conference will take place at the
Karlsruhe Convention Center, Festplatz 9, 76137 Karlsruhe. 

The evening event will take place in the historic and atmospheric rooms of Karlsruhe Castle (Schloss), Schlossbezirk 10, 76131 Karlsruhe.


For your hotel booking please have a look here.

Travelling to Karlsruhe

By train
Karlsruhe is a hub for ICE, InterCity, EuroCity and InterRegio trains and is located directly on the Hamburg-Frankfurt-Basle intercity line. Trains on the east-west route to Stuttgart and beyond to Munich also terminate here.

By plane
Nearby airports: Karls­ru­he/­­Ba­­den-Baden airport (approx. 30 minutes by car), or Frankfurt, Stuttgart and Strasbourg airports (between 50 and 60 minutes by car).

By car
Approa­ching on the A5 autobahn (motorway) from Frankfurt to the north or Basle to the south, turn off at the Karlsruhe-Mitte junction. Driving from the east, take the A8 autobahn to the Karlsruher Dreieck inter­change.

How to find your way in Karlsruhe

From Karlsruhe main station it isn’t a long way to the Karlsruhe Convention Center, where the conference takes place. You can manage the way by taxi, urban public transport (tram) or also by foot (about 15 minutes).

If you choose the tram, please note the following information:
Karlsruhe has a well developed net of trams. The nearest stop you will find at the forecourt in front of the main station.

With the following tram lines (direction in brackets) you can reach the Convention Center in 3 minutes, tram stop "Kongresszentrum". Most of them run several times per hour: No. 6 (Rappenwört/Daxlanden), No. S1/S11 (Neureut or Hochstetten), No. S4 (Eppingen or Flehingen or Heilbronn), No. S5 (Pforzheim), No. S41 (Karlsruhe Marktplatz/Heilbronn), No. S52 (Germersheim). One way ticket: EUR 2,20.

Due to construction sites in Karlsruhe there might be changes in the above tram lines. An updated overview can be found here.

Information about Karlsruhe can be found here.

Map of Karlsruhe 

12–13 June 2012
Karlsruhe, Germany


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