The Botanikertagung 2017 takes place in the at the Central Lecture Hall (AudiMax) on the Campus of the University of Kiel
How to reach Kiel:
If you travel by car, stay on the motorway until you reach Kiel. At the end of the motorway (A215), turn left onto Westring and continue until you reach the crossing of Westring and Olshausenstrasse. Turn left onto Olshausenstrasse.
Parking: There are public parking spaces along Westring and Olshausenstraße. University members and guests can also use the car parks on Am Studentenhaus and Fraunhoferstraße.
If you travel by train, get off at Kiel Central Station (Kiel Hbf) and go to the exit in the direction of travel. Turn left at the end of the track and leave the station. The bus stops are just in front of you. If you prefer to journey on by taxi go straight on and rush down the stairs.
If you fly into Hamburg-Fuhlsbüttel, take the Airport Bus ("Kielius") to the center of Kiel. The bus arrive near to the railway station (Kiel Hbf). The journey Hamburg to Kiel takes approximately 90 mins. The Kielius bus line starts in Hamburg from terminal 1 in front of the airport. The bus company offers a special taxi service for continuation of your journey. If you ask the driver, he will order a taxi for you to pick you up.
Alternatively, you may of course take the bus from the station to the University.
A second bus line from airport to Kiel is called “Kiel EXX”. The Kiel EXX vans start also hourly in front of the airport. The Kiel EXX busses work like taxis and bring passengers directly to their target location in Kiel. The journey takes approx. 60 mins.
If you prefer to go by train, drive on by the tram line S1 from the airport to the central railway station in Hamburg. The tour to the center of Hamburg takes around 25 min. Trains from Hamburg to the main station in Kiel start hourly. Intercity lines need around 60 min. Train rides by "Regional Express" or "Regionalbahn" take up to 90 min.
Busses from the Central Station (Kiel Hauptbahnhof) to University
Take bus line No. 60S , No. 50 or No. 81/82 (Direction "Botanischer Garten") and get off at the station "University" . The tour from the central station to "University" takes 15 min with bus No. 60S, 20 min with No. 50 and 25 min with bus line No. 81/82. You can also take bus line No. 61/62 (Direction "Suchsdorf/Projensdorf") to the University.
A single bus ticket costs 2.60€ . A four-ticket-combi costs 9.10€, and 7.80€ is required for a day ticket within the city zone. Group cards for max five persons cost 14€ per day.
Taxi from Central Station (Kiel Hauptbahnhof) to University
The distance between the Central Station and the University is approximately 8 km. The charge for the transfer by taxi is around 11-16 €.
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