Travel and venue

Travel to the venue

Arriving at CGN (Airport Cologne-Bonn)

  • this takes +/- 20 mins by train to the city centre, with a KVB ticket “2b” for €2.85

Take the S13 (to Düren) from Köln/Bonn Flughafen to Hansaring and walk to the venue (10 mins), or change to tram (underground) 12 or 15 for an additional single stop to Christophstraße/MediaPark (5 mins walk).

Or take the S19 (to Düren), RE8 (to Mönchengladbach) or RE6 (to Minden) from Köln/Bonn Flughafen to Köln Hauptbahnhof or Deutz/Messe and continue by tram (S-Bahn) to the venue.

Arriving at DUS (Airport Düsseldorf)

  • this takes +/- 40 mins by direct train to Cologne main station, with a DB train ticket for ca. €15-€20.

Take any of the RE trains to Aachen/Koblenz/Köln-Bonn Flughafen and get off at Köln Hauptbahnhof.

From Köln Hauptbahnhof

  • tram (S-Bahn) with a KVB ticket in category “K” for €1.90

Take the S11 (to Düsseldorf), S12 (to Köln-Ehrenfeld) or S13 (to Düren) to Hansaring and walk to the venue (10 mins), or change to tram (underground) 12 or 15 for an additional single stop to Christophstraße/MediaPark (5 mins walk).

Public transport general details

Tram (underground)
Line 12 and 15, stop “Christophstraße/MediaPark”, walk 5-10 mins

Train/Tram (‘Schnellbahn’)
S6, S11, S12, S13 and S19, stop “Hansaring”, walk 10 mins

Click here for a map of public transport with the relevant stops indicated.

By car
A57 towards Köln-Zentrum, then to MediaPark
then take the underground ringroad (behind the Railway bridge)
or the driveway at the “Cinedom”

Venue address

The conference will take place at the KOMED Conference Centre
Im MediaPark 7
50670 Köln
http://www.komed-veranstaltungen.de/index.php?id=15

The MediaPark Cologne is an architecturally remarkable spot at the edge of Colognes inner city. It combines living, working and leisure in its award-winning buildings.
There Mediapark features in its various buildings a number of exhibitions, a cinema, a bookshop and several restaurants.
Behind the buildings are generous green areas.
Because of its central location in the city of Cologne the MediaPark has a great connection to public transport and is in walking distance of the city centre (15-20 mins).
www.mediapark.de.

What else to do in Cologne

In Cologne there are plenty options for sightseeing and enjoying your free time.
Visit the Cologne cathedral right next to the main railway station.

Enjoy a stunning view over Cologne from the Köln Triangle next to the station Messe/Deutz.

Explore the beautiful Rhine by boat. Starting point at the river bank next to the cathedral and concert hall.

You can also cross the Rhine by cablecar with a wonderful view.

Grab a nice drink or dinner at one of the many bars and restaurants in the Belgisches Viertel and Kölner Ringe by just following the main street Hohenzollernring from the venue to the south.