Emulation Hackathon - Travel and Accommodation

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Getting to the hackathon venue:

If your hotel is close to the main train station, take the "Breisgau S-Bahn" to get to the conference venue. The schedule can be seen here: Fahrpl-BR-2012.pdf.

The train starts/terminates in Freiburg Hbf. To get to venue, take the "Breisach" direction. Exit at "Neue Messe/Universität". It is the first or second stop (depends on time and day).

Venue:

http://www.informatik.uni-freiburg.de/institut/kontakt/karte

The hackathon will be in building 101 (marked as building 1 on the map), 3. floor. The train station is marked with "H" on the map.

Hotels

Hotel Stadt Freiburg
Breisacherstraße 84, 79110 Freiburg
Telephone: +49 761 89680, Email: info@hotel-stadt-freiburg.de
79 € Single, 99 € Double, Bookingcode: BUND 2012

Remarks:

  • quite close to the venue
  • but not optimal for an old-town tour
  • be careful, there is another hotel with a very similar name

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InterCityHotel Freiburg
Bismarckallee 3, 79098 Freiburg
Telephone: +49 761 3800-888, Email:reservations@freiburg.intercityhotel.de
75 € Single, 94 € Double, Bookingcode: NBUNV

Remarks:

  • at the main train station
  • convenient location for both the city
  • convenient public transport options to the venue

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Hotel Minerva
Poststr. 8, 79098 Freiburg
Telephone:+49 (0) 761 38 64 90, Email: info@minerva-freiburg.de
79 € Single, 99 € Double, Bookingcode: BUND 2012

Remarks

  • convenient location, 3-5 min walk to the train stations. See remarks for the InterCityHotel.

Travel information to Freiburg

By Train:

Freiburg is conveniently located at the main north-south route. There is good fast train service from most of the neighbouring countries.

Itinerary planning: https://www.bahn.de/i/view/GBR/en/index.shtml

By Plane:

EuroAirport Basel-Mulhouse-Freiburg (BSL) http://www.euroairport.com/ is serviced by all major airlines and Easy-Jet. There are two options to get to Freiburg:

1.) An hourly bus-service to Freiburg main (train) station. Timetable is here:

http://www.freiburger-reisedienst.de/en/airportbus/timetable.php

Remarks:

  • AFAIK tickets can only be bought in cash when entering the bus.
  • Take the exit to France/EU
  • The current timetable is only valid till 27. Oct. An updated timetable will be available soon.

2.) (half-)ourly train-service from Basel SBB train station. Exit to Switzerland, take bus No. 50 to SBB.

http://www.sbb.ch/en/index.htm

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Baden Airpark (FKB) http://www.baden-airpark.de/startseite.html?&L=1

Serviced by Ryanair and Air-Berlin.

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If you have to go through a major airport Frankfurt Main is the best option. Hourly fast train service to Freiburg directly from the terminal. Do *not* use Frankfurt Hahn!

Even though Stuttgart seems close, it is conveniently reachable with public transportation.

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