EuHIT Turbulence Conference

Göttingen, Germany

The Venue

The conference will be hosted by the Max Planck Institute for Dynamics and Self-Organization (MPIDS):

Max Planck Institute for Dynamics and Self-Organization
Am Fassberg 17
37077 Göttingen


We have a limited number of pre-reservations for two hotels as well as for an MPI Guest House. Please book your accommodation until April 8, 2016 (reservation code: EuHIT).

InterCityHotel (near train station)
Bahnhofsallee 1a
37081 Goettingen
Phone: +49-(0)551-5211-521

Best Western Hotel Am Papenberg (near venue)
Hermann-Rein-Str. 2
37075 Goettingen
Phone: +49-(0)551-3055-0

MPI Guest House
Reservations through Ms. Meister (Office Prof. Bodenschatz):
Tel.: +49-(0)-551-5176-301
Fax: +49-(0)-551-5176-302

Travel to Göttingen

Göttingen can easily be reached by train from Frankfurt Airport (travel time 2 hours) and Hannover Airport (travel time 1 hour). The German high-speed trains are called 'InterCityExpress' (ICE).

Frankfurt Airport:
There are two train stations at Frankfurt Airport: Long distance station (Fernbahnhof) and regional train station (Regionalbahnhof), respectively. From the long-distance train station, there are direct ICE trains to Göttingen (direction Hamburg or Berlin) running every 2 hours. At the regional train station, take a commuter train to Frankfurt Main Station (runs 3x/hour), from where there is service to Göttingen (ICE trains, direction Hamburg or Berlin) twice an hour. Tickets can be purchased at the airport train stations or online prior to your departure. Please note that service to Göttingen discontinues after 9:00 p.m.

Hannover Airport:
There is commuter train service (S-Bahn) to Hannover main station every 30 min. There are frequent ICE trains from Hannover to Göttingen. Please note that the service to Göttingen discontinues after 11:00 p.m.

By train:
Göttingen is connected to major German cities by InterCityExpress (ICE, German high-speed train). Detailed train schedules can be found at German Railways (Deutsche Bahn).

Please notice that there may be delays due to track repairs by the Deutsche Bahn on the route Frankfurt-Göttingen-Hannover.

Travel to and from the Venue

By car:
Leave the freeway A7 (Hannover-Kassel) at the exit Göttingen-Nord and follow directions to Braunlage (B27). After about 6 km, turn left in the direction of Nikolausberg (signposted). The third road-junction on the left-hand side leads onto the institute’s campus.

By bus:
The online bus schedules for Göttingen can be found at Lines 21, 22 and 23 go up to the MPIDS at Faßberg.

By taxi:
One option is Göttinger-Funk-Taxi-Zentrale, telephone number: 0551-34034. It will cost approximately € 20.00 from the MPIDS to the city center or train station.