The Venue

The 15th edition of the IPSCC is hosted by the DKFZ at the picturesque town of Heidelberg, in Germany.

The conference takes place in the DKFZ Communication Center
Im Neuenheimer Feld 280
69120 Heidelberg

https://www.dkfz.de/en/dkfz/anfahrt.html

How to reach Heidelberg by plane?

Frankfurt International Airport (airport code: FRA) is located about 80 km from Heidelberg. On arrival at Frankfurt Airport, take a train to Heidelberg Central Station (Heidelberg Hbf). You may also take the Lufthansa Bus to Crowne Plaza Hotel.

Although not as easy as flying to Frankfurt International Airport, you may consider 3 other alternatives:
Baden-Karlsruhe (FKB) is located about 90 km away from Heidelberg. On arrival, take a train to Heidelberg Central Station (Heidelberg Hbf).
Stuttgart Airport (STR) is located about 120 km away from Heidelberg. On arrival, take a train to Heidelberg Central Station (Heidelberg Hbf).
Frankfurt Hahn Airport (airport code: HHN) is located about 150 km away from Heidelberg. There is a shuttle bus between Hahn Airport and Heidelberg Central Station. For more information: www.hahn-express.de.

How to reach Heidelberg by train?

Heidelberg is connected directly (or via Mannheim) to the ICE- and IC/EC-Network of German Railways (DB). Arrival is at Heidelberg Hbf (Central Station).

Once you are in Heidelberg, you can reach the DKFZ

via public transportation.

Heidelberg has excellent public transport, being one of the few cities in Germany to still have a strong network of “Straßenbahn“or tram.
Getting bus number 32 headed to „Kopfklinik“or 20 headed to „Sportszentrum Nord“should facilitate you to reach the venue. Get off at the stop „Kirschnerstraße”. About 100 meters down the road you will see the DKFZ main entrance on your right.
Check the 9€ ticket option!

walking.

As the DKFZ is located only about 1.5 km from the Central Station, one may even walk (15-20 minutes). Upon exiting the central station, head north and cross the „Kurfürsten-Anlage“ (large 4-lane-street). Walk north along the „Mittermaierstrasse“ crossing the Neckar River. Right after the bridge, make a left into „Jahnstrasse“. Follow that street until you reach the gate on the left. Pass the gate and walk into „Kirschnerstrasse“. About 100 meters down the road you will see the DKFZ main entrance to your right.

… take a taxi.

You can easily get a taxi in front of Heidelberg Central Station (Heidelberg Hbf), or Crowne Plaza. A ride from there to DKFZ would cost you approx. 10 €.

DKFZ main entrance. Image Credit: DKFZ