Getting to Essen

By Plane

Train travel times from the airports:

Travel description from DUS airport
From the arrival at Terminals A, B and C take the SkyTrain to Düsseldorf Airport Station. Go on with one of several trains to Essen HBF (Essen Main Station) like the RE1, RE2, RE6 or S1. It will take you about 30min(RE) to 1h (S1). On the Website of VRR you can find your connection.

By Train

Several national and international trains connect Essen with Germany and Europe. Have a look at the website of Deutsche Bahn to plan your trip to Essen. train travel times from main station of the respective city to Essen main station:
  • Amsterdam: ca. 2:30 h
  • Brussels: ca. 3:00 h
  • Berlin: ca. 3:45 h
  • Paris: ca. 4:20 h
  • Basel: ca. 4:50 h

By Car

Essen is connected to the A40, A42 and A52, which ensures a great accessibility using national and international highways. Please check your connection on Google Maps.

Getting to the Conference Venue

By Public Transport

From Essen Main Station take the underground U11 (direction: "Essen Messe West-Süd/Gruga") from platform 2. It will only take about 5 minutes to the station "Essen Messe Ost/Gruga-Halle" where you have to leave the train and stay right to exit B, Messe/Gruga Grugahalle. The Atlantic Conference Hotel is directly in front of you (about 150m to walk). On your way back to the main station please take U11 directed to "Gelsenkirchen Buerer Straße". You can check the connection online on the website of the website of EVAG.

By Taxi

You can also take one of the taxis from the main station. The price is approximately 10-15€.

 By Car

If you travel by car, you can park in the hotel-owned underground carpark or on the parking lot "P1" directly in front of the hotel.
Atlantic Congress Hotel Messe Essen
Norbertstr. 2a 
45131 Essen