Current Restrictions of Traveling to Germany due to COVID-19
Information regarding potential travel restrictions due to the COVID-19 pandemic can be found HERE (Federal Foreign Office) and HERE (Federal Ministry of the Interior, Building and Community). These sites are updated regularly as the pandemic develops. Please make sure to check both sites whether unrestricted entry is possible from your country, or, if that is not the case, which regulations are to be followed for entry.
Special room rates have been arranged with a number of hotels of different categories for the 2021 IACAT Conference. You can book them online HERE. Hotel booking of our limited contingent is guaranteed until September 10, 2021 and only available via the link above.
If you need personal support with the booking of our allocated hotels please contact Ms. Annika Teitge: firstname.lastname@example.org . Phone: +49.69.21 23 08 08.
In case you do not want to make your hotel reservation through the links and recommendations we provide, please note we do not recommend hotel bookings around the Frankfurt Central Station (Hauptbahnhof). The area around the central station is a red light district, and can be connected with rude behavior at night.
Travel by plane
You can fly to Frankfurt International Airport (FRA) from about 300 airports in 107 countries around the world. From Frankfurt airport, you can reach the city centre by local train (lines S8 and S9 departing from “Frankfurt (Main) Flughafen Regionalbahnhof”) to Frankfurt Central Station (“Frankfurt (Main) Hauptbahnhof”). The journey takes 13 minutes and costs 5 Euros. Tickets are available from ticket machines (credit cards, debit cards, cash accepted) at the platforms. Alternatively you can take a Taxi. The fare to the city centre of Frankfurt will take 15 to 25 minutes and costs 25 to 35 Euros. Most taxis accept credit cards, all accept cash (Euro).
Please note that Frankfurt-Hahn Airport (HHN) is not located in Frankfurt but approximately 120 km away. The bus ride from Hahn airport takes around 2 hours. We recommend using Frankfurt International Airport (FRA) instead.
Travel by train
You can take the train to Frankfurt Central Station (Frankfurt (Main) Hauptbahnhof). Frankfurt is well connected with numerous national and international destinations. Tickets can be bought online. A seat reservation is recommended though it is not mandatory. From Frankfurt Central Station you can reach your hotel and the University by public transport or taxi.
Travel by car
Frankfurt strives to maintain good air quality in the city. Therefore, only vehicles with a green eco badge are allowed to drive in the city. This green sticker can be purchased here TÜV / Technical Inspection Authority for 10 Euros. For a parking reservation in our parking lot underneath PEG building, Max-Horkheimer-Strasse please contact Anette Stache (email@example.com) one day in advance.
RMV/Local public transportation
The RMV (Rhein-Main-Verkehrsverbund) is the local transportation provider. On its website, you can search for the easiest connection to move around the city. Your conference package will include a public transport ticket which is valid for public transport within the city during the conference. This ticket is also valid to travel to the airport.
You will receive this ticket (paper) together with your conference package at the registration desk.