We have reserved a strictly limited number of rooms at hotels in proximity to the venue. During the weekend (and the following week) Osnabrueck's biggest street fair, the Maiwoche, will take place, it is advisable to book accommodation well in advance. Contingents of rooms with special rates have been arranged in various hotels for participants of the "CFAH 8 in Osnabrück” .You can use the following link to book a room by entering your date of arrival as well as your date of departure and selecting a hotel. After your booking you will receive a booking confirmation via e-mail.
InterCity trains from Hamburg-Basel and Amsterdam-Berlin stop in Osnabrück. Additionally, regional trains also offer connections to Osnabrück. Please check the website below for timetables and connections.
You can take a bus from the main train station; the conference venue is a 15-minute walk away from the main train station.
For more information on how to travel to Osnabrück by train visit www.bahn.de
You can reach Osnabrück via motorways A1 (Hamburg - Dortmund), A30 (Amsterdam – Bad Oeyenhausen), A33 (Diepholz – Bielefeld). Exit no. 16 on the A30 (Osnabrück – Hellern) is closest to the university.
Please note that to protect the environment, only cars with a green sticker (“Umweltplakette”) may drive in the city centre.
Although no transatlantic carriers land directly at Münster Osnabrück airport (FMO) itself, there are numerous domestic carriers that fly regularly from most major German cities (e.g. Frankfurt, Berlin, Stuttgart, Munich), as well as many continental European locations.
An Express Bus travels to Osnabrück – the journey takes under 40 minutes.
Bremen International Airport is also close to Osnabrück, but it also has no direct transatlantic flights. Many discount airlines -- such as Ryan Air -- fly to Bremen from cities around Europe. Bremen Airport is a seven minute tram ride on the S-6 to Bremen main train station (Hauptbahnhof). Intercity Express, Intercity trains (ICE & IC) and regional trains (RE) leave regularly from the main train station to Osnabrück and take approximately 60 minutes.
Major International Airports
(ranked in order of the travel time it takes to reach Osnabrück, check www.bahn.de for connections to Osnabrück)
Hannover Airport (HAJ): train time to Osnabrück: 2 hours.
Düsseldorf Airport (DUS): train time to Osnabrück: 2 hours.
Hamburg Airport (HAM): train time to Osnabrück: 2 - 2.5 hours.
Cologne / Bonn Airport (CGN): train time to Osnabrück: 2.5 - 3.5 hours.
Berlin Tegel (TXL): train time to Osnabrück: 3.5 - 4 hours.
Amsterdam Schiphol Airport (AMS): train time to Osnabrück: 3.5 - 4 hours.
Frankfurt Airport (FRA): train time to Osnabrück: 3.5 - 4.5 hours.
Munich Airport (MUC): train time to Osnabrück: 6.5 - 8 hours.