2019 Getting to Paris

Getting to Paris

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Paris is a very well connected city, you can easily reach the conference venue by plane, train and road travel. The conference will be held close to Paris CDG airport and the venue is accessible by FREE shuttle buses from there. paris cdg

Charles de Gaulle (CDG) airport (https://www.parisaeroport.fr/en) is located northeast of the city. It has direct flights to many hundreds of cities and is served by numerous airlines,with destinations across Europe.

Getting to the conference hotel is easy with a free shuttle bus from the airport available to conference delegates.

There are direct buses from the city centre and the RER-B rapid transit line as well as national and international trains arrive directly at the airport.



Cologne station

The main station in Cologne (Hauptbahnhof) is close to the city centre and the Cathedral (Dom). Train services are frequent in all directions. for example Berlin (4¼ hours), Frankfurt (1¼ hours) and Munich (4½ hours). In addition there are fast Thalys and ICE trains to Brussels, where you can connect to the Eurostar for London and Paris.

Cologne is accessible by bus, Eurolines runs buses in all directions, including Paris (7½ hours) and Amsterdam (5¼ hours). The central bus station is on Breslauer Platz, behind the Hauptbahnhof.

Useful Links

Bahnangebot (cheap train offers)

YouTube Video (Cologne tourism)

#urbanCGN (blog)

Open Data Cologne (download city data sets)

About Cologne

A variety of information is available about the city online. See the following:

Source Wikimedia https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Cologne_Germany_Exterior-view-of-Cologne-Cathedral-06.jpg#filelinks

Cologne @ Lonely Planet

Germany Travel


Cologne Tourism

About Cologne

Geography of Cologne; Wikimedia

Views of Cologne

History and Geographies of Cologne