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h1. 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+|^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|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.

h1. Hotels

*Hotel Stadt Freiburg*
Breisacherstraße 84, 79110 Freiburg
Telephone: \+49 761 89680, Email: [email protected]
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:[email protected]
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: [email protected]
79 € Single, 99 € Double, Bookingcode: BUND 2012

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

h1. 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|https://www.bahn.de/i/view/GBR/en/index.shtml]\\

*By Plane:*
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EuroAirport Basel-Mulhouse-Freiburg (BSL) [http://www.euroairport.com/|http://www.euroairport.com/] is serviced by all major airlines and Easy-Jet. There are two options to get to Freiburg:
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1.) An hourly bus-service to Freiburg main (train) station. Timetable is here:

[http://www.freiburger-reisedienst.de/en/airportbus/timetable.php|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|http://www.sbb.ch/en/index.htm]\\

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