Practical Information

If you need an official invitation to obtain a VISA, please contact Susana Almagro (ESO) salmagro@eso.org.

Accessibility and Transportation

For any tourist information, see Heidelberg Tourist web page.

By plane

By train

Heidelberg is easy to reach by ICE and IC/EC train. The Rhine-Neckar public transport system makes traveling easy throughout the Rhine-Neckar Metropolitan region. To reach Königstuhl from the main train station.

By car

The motorways A5/A6, with interconnected highways, serve much of the greater Rhine-Neckar metro region. Motorways A5/A6, direct motorway on-ramps and exits from/to Heidelberg via the A5/A656.

Organized bus transportation (optional)

Itinerary only from Hotel Central to Workshop Venue.

Monday, 17 June
13:30hrs — Bus from Hotel to Haus der Astronomie
18:15hrs — Bus from HdA to Hotel

Tuesday, 18 June
at8:30hrs — Bus from Hotel to HdA