Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin - Cooperative Responses to Global Challenges

Travel Information and Accomodation

How to get to Berlin

Irrespective of whether you arrive by plane, train or your own car Berlin is easily accessible.


Arrival by plane

Tegel Airport (TXL) in the north-west of the city. Distance to the city centre approx. 7 km
  • The most favorable bus connection to the conference venue is JetExpressBus TXL.

Schönefeld Airport (SXF) - south of Berlin. Distance to the city centre approx. 20 km
  • The AirportExpress Schönefeld (train lines RE7 and RB14) runs every half hour and takes 28 minutes from Friedrichstraße to Schönefeld airport. Local public transport tickets are accepted on these trains. The journey is within fare zone AB.
  • For information on flight schedules, arrival and departure times please visit the Internet portals of Tegel and Schönefeld airports at or

Arrival by train

Berlin is easily reached from all directions by rapid InterCityExpress, InterCity, EuroCity and InterRegio trains. For booking your tickets you can use the Online service of Deutsche Bahn.
  • Central station: Hauptbahnhof

Arrival by car

All motorways to and from Berlin lead onto the Berliner Ring motorway (A10). Comprehensive information on traveling to Berlin by car can be found on the Berlin tourist information website.

How to reach the conference site

The conference will be held at the Main Building of the Humboldt University Berlin - Unter den Linden 6.

Please note that there is only the underground parking garage Bebelplatz at the venue. Hence we recommend using public transport (overview in PDF format: the complete Berlin train network).

The nearest station to the conference site is Friedrichstraße (walking distance approx. 10 minutes to the main building of the Humboldt-University).

Signposts on the conference area will guide you to the lecture rooms.



We arranged to block a room contingent with nearby hotels and hostels (including the Universities Guest House) for participants.  
You will find the list here. 

For alternative offers please visit e.g., Berlin tourist information, Berlin-Info: Hotels or at Casamundo.