Accommodation and Travel

The Summer School will be held on the campus of the Mathematics and Computer Science department at Freie Universtität Berlin.

Maps and Directions

 

Arriving by Airplane

Berlin's two airports Tegel (TXL) and Schönefeld (SXF) are connected to many major cities in Europe and to world-wide destinations via Germany's air traffic hubs Frankfurt and Munich.

Getting from the airports to the RW2015 venue

From Tegel (TXL):

By taxi: A taxi ride from Tegel airport to Berlin-Dahlem takes about 20 minutes and costs approximately 30 Euros.

By public transport: A ride to the conference venue (subway station "Dahlem-Dorf") by bus and subway takes about 35 minutes and costs 2.30 Euros (zone AB).

The bus station is located at the entrance to the main hall (terminals A and B).

From Line Direction Get off at
Tegel airport X9 (Bus) Zoologischer Garten Jakob-Kaiser-Platz (~4 mins.)
Jakob-Kaiser-Platz U 7 (subway, "U-Bahn") Rudow Fehrbelliner Platz (~11 mins.)
Fehrbelliner Platz U 3 (subway, "U-Bahn") Krumme Lanke Dahlem-Dorf (~8 mins.)


You need to buy a ticket for zones AB at one of the ticket machines available at the bus station or directly from the bus driver. Do not forget to stamp your ticket using the yellow ticket validation machine.

 

From Schönefeld (SXF):

By taxi: A taxi ride from Schönefeld airport to Berlin-Dahlem takes 30 minutes and costs approximately 40 Euros.

By train: Berlin Schönefeld Airport is connected to Berlin's regional railway system. A ride to the conference venue takes 45 minutes and costs 3.00 Euros (zone ABC).

Please note that until further progress of the new airport infrastructure, the S-Bahn station remains in 10 minutes walking distance from the arrival hall.

In order to get to Berlin-Dahlem, you need to change trains twice:

From Line Direction Get off at
Airport train station
track 13
S 45 (suburban train, "S-Bahn") Bundesplatz Südkreuz (~21 mins.)
track 11
Südkreuz
track 11
S 41 (S-Bahn)
Ringbahn Heidelberger Platz (~7 mins.)
Heidelberger Platz U 3 (subway, "U-Bahn") Krumme Lanke

Dahlem-Dorf (~6 mins.)


You need to buy a ticket for zones ABC at one of the ticket machines available at the the lower level of the train station. Do not forget to stamp your ticket using the yellow ticket validation machine.

 

Warning: There have been increased scamming attempts on conferences in the last time, by unofficial service providers contacting authors and pretending to help them with the conference registration or the booking of the hotel.

 

Hostels

Residenz 2000 Aparthotel

Unter den Eichen 96
12205 Berlin
Phone: + 49 (0) 30 - 810 56 253
Homepage: http://www.aparthotel-milestone.com/hostel.html
15 minutes walking distance or 7 minutes bus trip from hostel to conference venue

Harnack Guesthouse
Ihnestr. 16-20
14195 Berlin
+49 30 -8413 3800 or email: info@harnackhaus-berlin.mpg.de
Homepage: http://www.harnackhaus-berlin.mpg.de/10982/Accommodation
10 minutes walking distance or 1 subway stop (direct connection)

Hotels

The most convenient option for summer school attendees is to stay in the Seminaris Campus hotel.

Discounted rooms at the Seminaris Campus hotel are available for 80 EUR (single) and 105 EUR (double) for participants of RW 2015. 

You can make your reservation request at the Seminaris Campus hotel either by Tel.: +49 30 5577 97-0, email: berlin@seminaris.de, or web form request

Alternative Hotels in the Area

Best Western Premier Hotel Steglitz International (****)
Albrechtstrasse 2
12165 Berlin
Homepage: www.si-hotel.com
7 minutes bus trip from hotel to conference venue

Steigenberger Hotel Berlin (*****)
Los-Angeles-Platz 1
10789 Berlin
Tel.: +49 (0) 30 - 21 27 0
Homepage: www.steigenberger.com
12 minutes by subway (direct connection)

Alsterhof (****)
Augsburger Straße 5
10789 Berlin    
Tel.: +49 (0) 30 - 21 24 27 19    
Homepage: www.alsterhof.com
12 minutes by subway (direct connection)

Residenz 2000 Aparthotel (***)
Unter den Eichen 96
12205 Berlin
Phone: + 49 (0) 30 - 810 56 253
Homepage: http://www.aparthotel-milestone.com/hotel.html
7 minutes by bus (direct connection)

Harnack Guesthouse
Ihnestr. 16-20
14195 Berlin
Homepage: http://www.harnackhaus-berlin.mpg.de/10982/Accommodation
10 minutes walking distance or 1 subway stop (direct connection)

Best Western Hotel President (****)
An der Urania 16-18
10787 Berlin    
Homepage: www.hotel-president-berlin.de
14 minutes by subway (direct connection)

 

Further Information

There are more than 700 hotels and hostels located in Berlin. For more information, please refer to Berlin's official tourist information web site at http://hotel.berlin.de.

On the BVG website you can use the "journey planer" to find out how long it will take you to get to FU Berlin's computer science campus. The bus stops closest to the campus are "Museen Dahlem" and "Limonenstr.". The closest subway station is "Dahlem-Dorf" on line "U3".