How to get to Stadthalle Heidelberg
The conference "Achieve Better Buildings!" takes place at the beautiful convention center "Stadthalle Heidelberg". The convention center is located in Heidelberg's Old Town, next to the river Neckar and close to several hotels, the famous Heidelberg Castle and many other sights. The convention center can be reached easily by public transport.
Kongresshaus Stadthalle Heidelberg
Coming from the central station in Heidelberg, you reach the convention center within 15 minutes by car or taxi (2,5 km).
Take the bus 31, 32 or 35 and leave at "Kongresshaus". From there it is just a 2 minutes walk to the convention center.
The motorways A5/A6, with interconnected highways, serve much of the greater Rhine-Neckar metropolitan region. Motorways A5/A6, direct motorway on-ramps and exits from/to Heidelberg via the A5/A656 (Darmstadt-Karlsruhe-Basel).
On entering the city, there are already indications of possibilities for parking. At the end of the autobahn, in Speyererstraße and Schlierbacher Landstrasse, there are direction signs for three destination areas:
- Altstadt / Schloss
- Stadthalle Kongresshaus
The best parking possibilities for visitors of the convention center are parking garages P6 and P8 in the convention center area.
Heidelberg has an environmental zone, into which only vehicles which meet certain emissions standards are permitted to drive. Cars which are used in the Green Zone must be equipped with a sticker that indicates their emissions group. Since January 2012 only vehicles which display a green or yellow sticker are permitted in the environmental zones.
Please note that from January 2013 even the yellow sticker will be no longer permitted, you need a green sticker to drive in the environmental zones.
Airports close to Heidelberg
City Airport Mannheim (15 km)
From there, the tram 5 goes to Heidelberg.
Frankfurt Airport (80 km)
Transfer: The Airport Shuttle Service TLS goes to Heidelberg. The Lufthansa Airport Bus, leaves directly at Terminal 1 in front of hall B at Crowne Plaza Hotel Heidelberg City Centre.
Trains are going from the airport train station opposite of Terminal 1 via Mannheim to Heidelberg.
Baden-Airpark Flughafen Karlsruhe/Baden-Baden (90 km)
Transfer: Baden-Airpark-Express Shuttlebus from central station to Heidelberg.
Flughafen Stuttgart (120 km)
Transfer: Take the S-Bahn to Stuttgart central station and take the train (ICE, EC, IC) to Heidelberg, journey time is about 50 minutes.
Frankfurt Hahn Airport (150 km)
Transfer: Hahn Express Shuttlebus from central station to Heidelberg.