Travel and Transfers

 

This is a low-carbon emissions event in support of global climate change initiatives. Please consider travel options that minimise emission generation and/or CO2 offset options.


Address of venue

Leipziger Messe GmbH
Congress Center Leipzig
Messe-Allee 1
04356 Leipzig
Germany

Website

Travelling to the conference centre


Travelling to Leipzig


Arriving by plane

Leipzig/Halle Airport (LEJ) is your airport destination if travelling by plane. Many airlines offer direct flights to this airport or have good connections from Frankfurt, Munich, Paris or Vienna.

Information about Leipzig/Halle Airport, destinations and flight schedules


Arriving by train

Leipzig’s main railway station is located in the city centre. It has a travel centre that is open daily until 22:00 and a service point on the concourse which is open 24 hours a day.

InterCity Express trains operate every hour between the Rhine/Ruhr region, Hannover, and Leipzig.

Leipzig City Map PDF


Arriving by car

The Congress Centre Leipzig (CCL) is located on a major German motorway, the A14 (Dresden – Magdebur-Hannover). Use either the Messegelande or Leipzig Zentrum exits from the A14 to get to CCL. Parking is available at the conference centre.

Congress Center Leipzig Parking Address
Seehauener Allee 1
04356 Leipzig
GPS: 51°23’51.22 North 12°23’57.62 East

Congress Center site map PDF

Take the Federal Road B2 to travel to Leipzig’s city centre.

How to get there map PDF


Travelling to the conference centre


The International Transport Forum offers a range of transport options between the city, conference centre, and transport hubs.

To and from Leipzig city:

...by Tram

Take tram no. 16 from Leipzig Central station to "Messegelände" (the terminus) - the journey takes 19 minutes. The trams run every 10 minutes and will take you to the conference centre campus. It is an easy 5 minute walk to the conference building main entrance. The City of Leipzig is offering tram travel free of charge upon presentation of your 2012 Summit delegate badge.


...by Mini-bus Shuttle

There will be free bus shuttles between the official International Transport Forum hotels to the conference centre throughout the Summit programme days.

Summit help desks at the hotel and the conference centre will assist with transportation enquiries and requests


...by Taxi

A taxi will take you directly to the conference centre (along a similar route to the tram and the same as the bus shuttle). Costs of transfers by taxi are not covered by the Summit organiser.

To and from the airport:

...by Rail

The "Flughafen Express" (railway shuttle) runs every 30 minutes between Leipzig Central Railway Terminal and the Leipzig/Halle Airport. The journey takes 14 minutes, and the service stops at the conference centre.


...by Mini-bus Shuttle

There will be free bus shuttles between the Leipzig/Halle airport and the conference centre throughout the Summit programme days. Look for the 2012 Summit Help Desks at the Airport.


...by Car

Leipzig/Halle Airport is located near two major German motorways: the A9 (Berlin - München), and the A14 (Dresden - Magdeburg - Hannover).


...by Taxi

A taxi will take you directly to the conference centre. Costs of transfers by taxi are not covered by the Summit organiser.