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How to get to the conference

How to get to the conference/ Wegbeschreibung auf Deutsch

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Conference venue

The International Conference Competence – Function – Variation. Linguistica Coseriana V will take place at the University of Potsdam, Neues Palais 10 (Campus I), Building 8. (Postal address: Am Neuen Palais 10, 14469 Potsdam, Germany).

Here you can see the University’s location at Campus I at Neues Palais 10, Building 8.

Clicking the link below will take you to a web page with more details on the University’s location:

 

How to get to the conference venue

Potsdam is located southwest of the German capital of Berlin and can be easily reached by various means of transport. Potsdam and Berlin are adjacent cities and have a coordinated metropolitan public transport system (Verkehrsverbund Berlin Brandenburg / VBB). Tickets for zones “Berlin ABC” are valid in both cities. Here you can find more information on your route: http://www.vbb.de/en/index.html.

Network maps for Berlin and Potsdam are available here: http://images.vbb.de/assets/downloads/file/16753.pdf.

 

From Berlin to Potsdam with the regional train or S-Bahn

Please be aware that due to construction work some stops between the train stations of Charlottenburg, Zoologischer Garten and Ostbahnhof will be closed from 29 August until 1 November 2015.

In regards to the route to the University’s campus and conference venue this means that:

From 9 September to 6 October 2015 the trains RB 21 and/or RB 22 as well as the RE 1 and the RE 7 will only depart from Charlottenburg train station. From 7 October until 1 November these trains will leave from Zoologischer Garten Bahnhof. At no time during this period will the trains stop at train stations “Berlin, Hauptbahnhof “ and “Berlin, Friedrichstrasse”. 

BUT the S-Bahn will travel normally. To find a route for your trip, go to the following link: http://www.s-bahn-berlin.de/en

From 7 October you can travel from the train station “Zoologischer Garten Bhf” with regional train RE 1 (towards Brandenburg/Magdeburg Hauptbahnhof) and the RB 21 (towards Wustermark, Bahnhof or towards Potsdam Golm Bhf) to the train station “Potsdam, Park Sanssouci Bhf”, from where it is around an 8 minute walk to reach the University campus and conference venue.

Here you can see the S-Bahn and the Regional Train (RE) connections from Berlin to Potsdam. We have marked the respective locations of the airports in Berlin as well as the locations of the recommended hotels (Kongresshotel am Templiner See and Schlossgarten Hotel). This link also provides a detailed view of the Berlin and Potsdam public transport networks: http://images.vbb.de/assets/downloads/file/209283.pdf.

 

From the central train station Potsdam (Hbf.) to the Conference Venue (Neues Palais)

Buses 695, 605, 606 take you to the University Campus:

Bus 695 (in the direction Bahnhof Pirschheide) from Potsdam Hauptbahnhof to the stop „Potsdam, Campus Universität/Lindenallee“.

Bus 605 (towards Potsdam, Wissenschaftspark Golm), from Potsdam Hauptbahnhof to the stop „Potsdam, Neues Palais“ or „Potsdam, Campus Universität/Lindenallee“.

Bus 606 (towards Potsdam Alt-Golm), from Potsdam Hauptbahnhof to the stop „Potsdam Neues Palais“ or „Potsdam, Campus Universität/Lindenallee“.

Under this link http://www.swp-potsdam.de/swp/media/05-verkehr_1/fahrplaene_pdf/fahrplanwechsel_nov_dez_2014/liniennetz_gueltig_ab_14_12_2014/141214_pdm_tag_141021_2.pdf you can see all tram and bus connections in Potsdam and the location of the conference venue (http://www.openstreetmap.org/#map=17/52.40064/13.01203)

 

Train connections from Berlin to the Kongresshotel Potsdam am Templiner See

The regional train Regionalexpress RE 1 in the direction of Brandenburg or Magdeburg departs on 6 October from the train station Bahhhof Charlottenburg to Potsdam Hauptbahnhof (travelling time 14 minutes). From 7 October the following trains travel from “Berlin Zoologischer Garten Bahnhof”: the regionalexpress RE 1 in the direction of Brandenburg or Magdeburg and the RB 21 in the direction of Wustermark, Bahnhof. The travelling time from Berlin “Zoologischer Garten Bahnhof” to “Potsdam Hauptbahnhof” is about 16-18 minutes.

The city train S-Bahn S7 connects Berlin and Potsdam Hauptbahnhof. Travel time is about 35 minutes.

From Potsdam Hauptbahnhof bus 695 (in the direction of Bahnhof Potsdam Pirschheide), bus 631 (in the direction of Werder Havel Bhf.), tram 91 (in the direction of Bahnhof Potsdam Pirschheide) or the regional train RB 23 (in the direction of Michendorf, Bahnhof) all go to the station Bahnhof Pirschheide.

 

From the Kongresshotel to the Conference Venue

The Kongresshotel Potsdam am Templiner See is located at:

Am Luftschiffhafen 1, 14471 Potsdam.

 The Kongresshotel is a few minutes’ walk from „Bahnhof Pirschheide“ and is almost 3 km away from the Conference Venue „Potsdam, Neues Palais“ or „Potsdam, Campus Universität, Lindenallee“. On the map below you can see how to get from the Kongresshotel to the Conference Venue.

Clicking this link will give you more information on the Kongresshotel: http://www.kongresshotel-potsdam.de/.

 

Train connection from Berlin to the Schlossgarten Hotel am Park von Sannsouci

The regional train Regionalexpress RE 1 in the direction of Brandenburg or Magdeburg departs on 6 October from the train station Bahnhof Charlottenburg to Potsdam Hauptbahnhof (travelling time 14 minutes). From 7 October the following trains travel from Berlin Zoologischer Garten Bahnhof: the regionalexpress RE 1 in the direction of Brandenburg or Magdeburg and the RB 21 in the direction of Wustermark, Bahnhof. The travelling time from Berlin Zoologischer Garten Bahnhof to Potsdam Hauptbahnhof is about 16-18 minutes.

If you travel from Berlin with the Regionalexpress RE 1 in the direction of Brandenburg or Magdeburg, get off in the train station Potsdam Park Sanssouci Bahnhof. From there you can walk to the Schlossgarten Hotel in around one minute.

The city train S-Bahn S7 connects Berlin and Potsdam Hauptbahnhof. Travel time is about 35 minutes.

From Potsdam Hauptbahnhof you can catch/take bus 695 (in the direction of Bahnhof Potsdam Pirschheide), bus 605 (in the direction of Potsdam, Wissenschaftspark Golm), bus 606 (in the direction of Alt-Golm) to Bahnhof Park Sanssouci. You can also take the Tram 91 (in the direction of Potsdam, Pirschheide) to the stop Schloss Charlottenhof. From there you can also reach the Schlossgarten Hotel in a few minutes on foot.

 

From the Schlossgarten Hotel to the Conference Venue

The Schlossgarten Hotel am Park von Sanssouci is located at:

Geschwister-Scholl-Str.41a, 14471 Potsdam

The Schlossgarten Hotel (http://www.schlossgartenhotel-potsdam.de/) is a few minutes from „Bahnhof Park Sanssouci“ and is around 650 m from the Conference Venue „Potsdam, Neues Palais“.

 

By plane

Berlin has two airports:

  • Tegel (TXL)
  • Schönefeld (SXF)

You can take a taxi from Airport Berlin-Tegel to the Conference Venue in Potsdam. It will cost approximately 60,00 EUR. You can also use public transport. Here you can find more information on your route from Berlin to Potsdam (http://www.vbb.de/en/index.html). The fare from Berlin to Potsdam costs 3,30 EUR for a one-way-ticket and 7,40 EUR for a daily ticket. You should buy the Berlin ABC-Ticket. For public transport within Potsdam the one-way-ticket (Potsdam AB) costs 1,90 EUR. For more information on fares, visit the following site: http://www.vbb.de/en/article/ticket-fares/ticket-fares/5649.html

From the airports to the Berlin (Potsdam) trains

Tegel Airport (TXL): Bus X9 or 109 will take you to the railway station "Zoologischer Garten". See Train Connections from Berlin to Potsdam for more details: http://www.vbb.de/de/article/weiterreise/flughafen-berlin-tegel-txl-an-und-weiterreise/7547.html.

There is a direct train connection RB 22 (Mon - Fri hourly, Sat/Sun every two hours) between Schönefeld Airport (SXF) and Potsdam Hauptbahnhof. Get off at Bahnhof Park Sanssouci if you want to go directly to the Schlossgarten Hotel am Park Sanssouci. To get to the Kongresshotel Potsdam am Templiner See you should get off Potsdam Hauptbahnhof. There you should take the tram 91 or bus 695 in the direction of Potsdam Pirschheide Bahnhof. From there it is only a few minutes’ walk to the hotel.

Alternatively, you can also take the city train S-Bahn S45 in the direction of S+U Bundesplatz (Berlin) to S-Schöneberg. After that, take the S-Bahn 1 in the direction S Wannsee Bhf (Berlin) to last stop on the line. There you have to change to S-Bahn S7 in the direction of Potsdam Hauptbahnhof. For other possible connections by train see the following link (http://www.s-bahn-berlin.de/fahrplanundnetz/bahnhof/flughafen-bln-schoenefeld/54).

 

By train

Berlin and Potsdam have good train connections. There are ICE connections from many large cities in Germany and Europe. The website http://www.bahn.de/p/view/index.shtml provides timetable and connection information.

 

Online public transport schedule information

www| online schedule information

Enter in the field “to:” as destination:

To the conference venue:

„Potsdam, Campus Universität/Lindenallee“ or

„Potsdam, Neues Palais“

To Schlossgarten Hotel:

“Potsdam, Bahnhof Park Sanssouci“

To Kongresshotel:

„Potsdam, Bahnhof Pirschheide“

VBB (Public Transport Berlin-Potsdam) Overview of fares

 

 

Please click on the map to see more details on the location of the conference venue.

Conference Venue

University of Potsdam | Conference Venue | House 8, Room 1.69 | 14469 Potsdam